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Best Washing Machine Under £300 

By  Carol

Thanks for taking your time to read our information on the best washing machines for under £300, that are currently available on the UK marketplace.

We calculated the average price for a washing machine in the UK. At the end of our research we found that to be £279. (Based on the average price of 100 machines)

So for your £300 budget, you will be able to buy a machine that meets the average price, which is of course a high quality and affordable washing machine.

£300 Washing Machine Comparison Table

We have included a comparison table just below for the top rated washing machines. In that you can find important information on size, drum capacity, and the spin rate. The energy class on these is A+++.

Machine

Size

(cms)

Drum

Capacity

SPIN

RPM

Beko WTL74051W

60 x 55 x 84

7 kg

1400

Candy CVS1492D3

52 x 60 x 85

9 kg

1400

Haier HW70-B12636

46 x 59.5 x 85

7 kg

1200

Hotpoint NSWM843CGGUK

57.7 x 59.5 x 85

8 kg

1400

Sharp ESGL62W

60 x 60 x 85

6 kg

1200

Beko WTL74051W 7kg 1400rpm Freestanding Washing Machine

Information

Detail

Brand

Beko

Item Weight

67 kg

Measures

60 x 55 x 84

Capacity

7 kg

Energy Efficiency

A+++

  • The overall buyer satisfaction rating for this machine is 92% buyer satisfaction, with 71% giving this model a full 5 star review
  • The number of poor reviews was Zero and all the reviews are either 4 or 5 star
  • This washing machine can wash a full 7kg load in just 28 minutes, speeding up your everyday wash.
  • With LED progress indicator lights and a slim depth, this washing machine is both easy to use and install.

This machine has 15 programs, automatic half load, variable spin speeds, rinse hold and a child lock.

It also has time delay options of 3, 6 and 9 hours

Pros

  • The majority of buyers said this is a very quiet machine which they liked
  • Most buyers agreed that this machine is very good value for money
  • Buyers seemed to love how easy this was to use
  • Many buyers said this is a good basic washing machine

Cons

  • Some buyers said they don't like that there is no variable temperature

Haden HW1206 Washing Machine

Information

Detail

Brand

Haden

Item Weight

66 kg

Measures

52 x 60 x 85

Capacity

6 kg

Energy Efficiency

A+++

  • The overall buyer satisfaction rating for this machine is 94% buyer satisfaction, with 68% giving this model a full 5 star review
  • This is a free standing washing machine
  • It has 23 programmes with various settings that include a quick 15 minute wash, rinse & spin, a 9 hour delay, and a pause function
  • It has a 1200rpm motor

Pros

  • The majority of buyers said this was a very easy machine to use
  • Most buyers liked the larger 6 kg drum size
  • Buyers stated that this machine was very good value for money
  • Many buyers said the spin cycle is very effective and quiet

Cons

  • A few buyers said that the spin options are limited

Haier HW70-B12636 Freestanding Washing Machine

Information

Detail

Brand

Haier

Item Weight

64 kg

Measures

46 x 59.5 x 85 cm

Capacity

7 kg

Energy Efficiency

A+++

  • The overall buyer satisfaction rating for this machine is 90% buyer satisfaction, with 82% giving this model a 5 star review
  • The number of poor reviews was very 1%
  • This is a free standing washing machine
  • It can handle a 7 kg load and has a 1200 rpm spin
  • Direct Motion Motor - Very quiet and ideal for open plan living
  • 5 Year Warranty via Registration
  • ABT Treatment Kills 99.8% of Bacteria

Pros

  • The majority of buyers said machine spins really quickly and the controls are very easy to use
  • Most buyers agreed the machine is really quiet and liked that the screen counts down the time for the wash to finish.
  • Buyers seemed to love the large capacity of this machine
  • Many buyers said it was well worth the extra money

Cons

  • A few buyers said that they would reserve judgement till they had it longer

Hotpoint NSWM843CGGUK 8Kg Washing Machine

Information

Detail

Brand

Hotpoint

Item Weight

74 kg

Measures

57.7 x 59.5 x 85 cm

Capacity

8 kg

Energy Efficiency

A+++

  • The overall buyer satisfaction rating for this machine is 94% buyer satisfaction, with 83% giving this model a full 5 star review
  • The number of poor reviews was zero
  • It can handle a 8 kg load and has a 1400 rpm spin
  • 8 kg Load capacity - enough for 40 t-shirts
  • It has a rapid 30 minute wash for those small, lightly soiled items you need washed in a hurry
  • Also has an anti-stain cycle that removes most common household stains without any pre-treatment
  • Up to 24 hour delay timer so you can run the washer whenever its convenient for you
  • 10 year parts and 1 year labour guarantee for peace of mind

Pros

  • The majority of buyers said they liked the Hotpoint brand
  • Most buyers agreed this was a great machine for the price
  • Buyers seemed to love the look of the machine and the wide range of features
  • Many buyers said the dials and buttons are very easy to use
  • Buyers loved the 30 minute quick wash

Cons

  • A few buyers said this machine is noisy

Sharp ESGL62W 6kg 1200rpm White Washing Machine

Information

Detail

Brand

Bosch

Item Weight

100 kg

Measures

60 x 60 x 85 cm

Capacity

8 kg

Energy Efficiency

A+++

  • The overall buyer satisfaction rating for this machine is 80% buyer satisfaction, with 75% giving this model a full 5 star review
  • The number of poor reviews was very low at only 1%
  • This is a free standing washing machine with 5 years warranty
  • It has a quiet direct drive motor and a child lock
  • 16 programs with digital display
  • Adjustable wash speeds
  • Delay start up to 12 hours

Pros

  • The majority of buyers said the drum capacity was small but big enough for 2 people
  • Most buyers agreed that it was very quiet compared to their last machine
  • Buyers liked that it was basic and easy to use
  • Many buyers said it is very good value for money

Cons

  • A couple buyers said there is only one spin speed
  • There is no half load option

Washing Machine Buying Tips

For £300 you can see that choices are limited, but some good brands do have machines at this average price.

The machines we have listed here all get very high ratings and they are from recognised brands. You should therefore be reassured that these are good quality machines with a good customer service support.

If none of these machines are for you, then you can check out our extensive buying guide by clicking here. That might help you make the best selection for your own specific needs.

What many online buyers seemed to like was that these were easy to use. even with the enhanced features and program options such as delayed timing, buyers said you could do the simple washes easily.

If you wanted to make use of the other features, then the displays make this easy to pick out.

photo of Carol Manse

Carol


I hope that you find my How to articles helpful as I know that ironing can be a real chore. On this website, I have tried to help out with buying guides and reviews for the many forms of ironing.

Carol Manse

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