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Indesit BWE101684XW UK review

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Key features
  • Freestanding
  • Large capacity
  • White
Reviewed

The Indesit BWE101684 is a reasonably priced washing machine with a large load capacity. Space for 10kg of laundry means you can wash more, and a maximum spin speed of 1,600rpm means that your laundry should come out of the machine drier - in theory, anyway. We sent this washing machine to our test lab to find out how good it really is.

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Appliances Direct
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£288.97£19.98
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Boots Kitchen Appliances
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£289.00£19.99
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Next Domestic Appliances
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£289.00£20.00
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AO.com
£309.00Free
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Currys
£309.00Free
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Marks Electrical
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£309.00Free
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Hughes
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£309.00£2.99
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Argos
£364.99Free
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We have tested 301 washing machines and found that there are 32 Don't Buys and 107 Best Buys.
Range of Washing machine scores
  1. 24%
    Lowest score
  2. 63%
    Average score
  3. 89%
    Highest score
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