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Hotpoint TVFM70BGP(UK) 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.

£210.00 Typical price

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Key features
  • Vented
  • Freestanding
  • Medium
Expert review

The Hotpoint TVFM70BGP vented tumble dryer is light on features but, when it comes to a simple job like drying clothes, that doesn’t have to be a bad thing. To find out how well this dryer actually dries clothes, we sent it to the Which? test lab. Read on for the results of our lab tests and our full review of this Hotpoint vented dryer.

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  • What is it?
  • What’s it great at?
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Last checked by Which?

January 2021

First reviewed by Which?

April 2016

Released

August 2015

Test results

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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%
    Lowest score
  2. 64%
    Average score
  3. 82%
    Highest score
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