Updated 1 Jun 2017

Miele

TKG 450 WP

Snapshot: The Miele TKG 450 WP heat pump dryer can dry up to 7kg of washing at one time. But how does it rate?

TKG 450 WP
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$3499

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Test results

Overall score
77
Energy efficiency
?/10
Drying time
?/10

Good points

  • Very good energy efficiency.
  • Good drying-cycle time.
  • Can be stacked.
  • Has sensor and timer drying.

But

  • Can't be wall mounted.
  • Expensive to buy.

How we test

The overall score is made up of:

Energy efficiency (50%) - calculated from the amount of energy used to dry 1kg of wet clothes.
Drying time (50%) - based on the time it takes to dry 1kg of wet clothes.

Key data

Specifications

Type
Heat pump
Capacity (kg)
8.0
Dimensions HxWxD (cm)
85 x 60 x 64
Cycle time (mins)
135
Noise (dBA)
52
Air-exhaust location
n/a
Filter location
Door
Controls
Sensor and timer

Model

Avg price
$3499

Running costs

Cost per load
$0.46
10 year running costs
$455
10 year life-cycle costs
$3886

Features

Wall-mountable
No
Stackable
Yes
Drying rack
Optional
Ducting kit
n/a
Delay start
Yes
Anti-crease
Yes
Reverse tumbling
Yes

Member reviews

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