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Hotpoint SUTCD97B6KM review

Product alert

The safety alert concerns versions of this machine that were made before October 2015. Models made after this date are not affected by the issue.

If you already own one of these machines, you can check if yours is one of the affected models by looking for a green dot sticker on the inside of the door at the top, on the door itself or on the door rim. Also check the back of the machine in the middle and towards the top. If your dryer has a sticker in any of these locations, Hotpoint says it is not one of the affected machines. If your dryer does not have a green dot sticker, contact Hotpoint to arrange for it to be serviced or modified. You can do this through the website safety.hotpoint.eu or by calling Hotpoint on 0800 151 0905.

Find out more at Whirlpool tumble dryer safety alert.

Hotpoint brand alert

At Which? we're committed to giving you all the information you need to make an informed choice about the products you buy. The Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) is currently investigating Whirlpool’s handling of its 2015 tumble dryer safety recall. While the investigation is ongoing, Whirlpool-owned brands of tumble dryer will not be named Best Buys, no matter how well they score in our tests.
£319.00 Typical price

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Key features
  • Condenser
  • Freestanding
  • Large
Expert review

You can pack up to 9kg of laundry into the Hotpoint SUTCD97B6KM condenser tumble dryer, clearing your laundry basket in one go. Our tests show that it won’t leave loads of creases in your clothes. If you’re looking for a mammoth dryer for your busy household, read the review of this Hotpoint condenser tumble dryer to see if it’s the beast of an appliance you need.

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Last checked by Which?

January 2021

First reviewed by Which?

June 2015

Released

November 2014

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Best Buys and Don't Buys
We have tested 123 tumble dryers and found that there are 13 Don't Buys and 43 Best Buys.
Range of Tumble dryer scores
  1. 34%
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  2. 64%
    Average score
  3. 82%
    Highest score
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