10 Best Tumble Dryers

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reviews by users 24,681 reviews by users

What is the best tumble dryer on the market? We compared 52 tumble dryers and ranked them all from best to worst. Our comparison is based on 24,681 user reviews.

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  1. The Best
    1

    Samsung DV90BB5245AW
    2 colors
    Score
    98/100
    Very good
    Currys £629
    Ao £629
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Heat pump tumble dryer
    9kg capacity
    App control
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.9) 78 reviews
  2. 2

    Samsung DV90BB5245AES1
    Score
    98/100
    Very good
    Sonic Direct £699
    Samsung £769
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Heat pump tumble dryer
    9kg capacity
    App control
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.9) 41 reviews
  3. 3

    Miele TSD263WP
    Score
    98/100
    Very good
    Ao £899
    Appliances Direct £899
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Heat pump tumble dryer
    8kg capacity
    App control
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (5.0) 33 reviews
  4. 4

    Miele TSA223WP
    Score
    98/100
    Very good
    Ao £899
    Appliance City £899
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Heat pump tumble dryer
    7kg capacity
    66 dB noise level
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (5.0) 17 reviews
  5. 5

    Samsung DV90T6240LH
    2 colors
    Score
    96/100
    Very good
    OnBuy £689
    Boots Kitchen Appliances £689
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Heat pump tumble dryer
    9kg capacity
    App control
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.8) 1454 reviews
  6. 6

    Samsung DV90T5240AW
    2 colors
    Score
    96/100
    Very good
    Hughes £617
    Appliance City £617
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Heat pump tumble dryer
    9kg capacity
    App control
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.8) 474 reviews
  7. 7

    LG FDV309W
    Score
    96/100
    Very good
    Beyond Television £730
    PRC Direct £850
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Heat pump tumble dryer
    9kg capacity
    App control
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.8) 115 reviews
  8. 8

    LG FDV709W
    Score
    96/100
    Very good
    Sonic Direct £699
    OnBuy £699
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Heat pump tumble dryer
    9kg capacity
    App control
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.8) 100 reviews
  9. 9

    AEG TR718L4B
    Score
    96/100
    Very good
    Knees £465
    eBay £498
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Heat pump tumble dryer
    8kg capacity
    66 dB noise level
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.8) 67 reviews
  10. 10

    Miele TSH783WP
    Score
    96/100
    Very good
    Ao £1,589
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Heat pump tumble dryer
    9kg capacity
    App control
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.9) 28 reviews
  11. 11

    Beko DTLCE70051W
    3 colors
    Score
    94/100
    Good
    Very £259
    Robert Dyas £328
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Condenser tumble dryer
    7kg capacity
    65 dB noise level
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.8) 3688 reviews
  12. 12

    Indesit I2D81WUK
    Score
    94/100
    Good
    Comet £289
    eBay £289
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Condenser tumble dryer
    8kg capacity
    69 dB noise level
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.7) 2353 reviews
  13. 13

    Samsung DV80TA020AE
    2 colors
    Score
    94/100
    Good
    John Lewis & Partners £629
    Currys £629
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Heat pump tumble dryer
    8kg capacity
    65 dB noise level
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.7) 1491 reviews
  14. 14

    Samsung DV80T5220AW
    Score
    94/100
    Good
    Great price
    Appliance City £499
    Great price
    Boots Kitchen Appliances £599
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Heat pump tumble dryer
    8kg capacity
    App control
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.7) 524 reviews
  15. 15

    Hotpoint H3D91WBUK
    Score
    94/100
    Good
    Ao £358
    Appliances Direct £358
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Condenser tumble dryer
    9kg capacity
    66 dB noise level
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.7) 449 reviews
  16. 16

    Beko DTLC100051W
    Score
    94/100
    Good
    Appliance World Online £329
    Electrical Discount £339
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Condenser tumble dryer
    10kg capacity
    66 dB noise level
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.8) 440 reviews
  17. 17

    Hotpoint NTM1192SKUK
    Score
    94/100
    Good
    eBay £380
    Buywise Domestics £430
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Heat pump tumble dryer
    9kg capacity
    65 dB noise level
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.7) 301 reviews
  18. 18

    Candy Smart CSEC9DF
    Score
    94/100
    Good
    Ao £269
    OnBuy £269
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Condenser tumble dryer
    9kg capacity
    App control
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.7) 251 reviews
  19. 19

    Hoover HLEC10DCE
    Score
    94/100
    Good
    Boots Kitchen Appliances £349
    OnBuy £349
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Condenser tumble dryer
    10kg capacity
    App control
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.8) 233 reviews
  20. 20

    Hotpoint H3D81WBUK
    Score
    94/100
    Good
    Comet £340
    OnBuy £349
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Condenser tumble dryer
    8kg capacity
    69 dB noise level
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.8) 185 reviews
  21. 21

    Bosch WQG24509GB
    3 colors
    Score
    94/100
    Good
    Great price
    Appliance Shop £600
    Great price
    OnBuy £646
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Heat pump tumble dryer
    9kg capacity
    64 dB noise level
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.7) 182 reviews
  22. 22

    Beko B5T4923RW
    Score
    94/100
    Good
    eBay £389
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Heat pump tumble dryer
    9kg capacity
    Steam function
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.7) 169 reviews
  23. 23

    Miele TSF763WP
    Score
    94/100
    Good
    Appliance City £1,089
    Ao £1,089
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Heat pump tumble dryer
    8kg capacity
    App control
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.7) 149 reviews
  24. 24

    Beko DTLCE90151W
    Score
    94/100
    Good
    OnBuy £339
    Ao £339
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Condenser tumble dryer
    9kg capacity
    66 dB noise level
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.8) 133 reviews
  25. 25

    Bosch WQG233D8GB
    Score
    94/100
    Good
    Appliances Direct £699
    OnBuy £699
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Heat pump tumble dryer
    8kg capacity
    64 dB noise level
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.8) 84 reviews
Reviews and scores updated on June 2, 2024. Prices are updated daily.
Updated:
14. March 2024

Buying guide

Are you not sure which tumble dryer is best for you? Our buying guide helps you choose the right tumble dryer.

1

Types of tumble dryers

One typically distinguishes between the following three types of tumble dryers:

Heat pump tumble dryer
How they work
Recycles and reheats the air inside the dryer. The moisture is collected in a container or sent directly into the drain.
Advantages
Energy efficient
Large selection
Modern technology
Does not need ventilation
Can be placed flexibly
Disadvantages
Expensive purchase price
Longer dry cycles
Price
£329-1639 (Avg.: £627)
Electricity costs per 160 cycles
Around £90
Capacity
Typically, 8-9kg
Measurement
Height: 85 cm
Width: 60 cm
Depth: 60-65 cm
Condenser tumble dryer
Condenser tumble dryer
How they work
Collects moisture from the clothes in a water container or sends it directly down the drain, then reheats and circulates the dry air inside the drum.
Advantages
Low purchase price
Does not need ventilation
Flexible placement
Disadvantages
High energy consumption
Longer dry cycles
Price
£259-379 (Avg.: £318)
Electricity costs per 160 cycles
Around £200
Capacity
Typically, 7-8kg
Measurement
Height: 85 cm
Width: 60 cm
Depth: Around 55 cm
Vented air dryer
Vented air dryer
How they work
Expels hot, moist air from the dryer through a vent while drawing in fresh air, which is heated and circul