AEG T59840

Summary

User Score

Pros

  • A-grade energy efficiency
  • Dries clothes well
  • Good sensor drying

Cons

  • Fluff catcher is in the door, which is awkward

Review Price free/subscription

Key Features: A Class energy efficiency rating; 7kg drum capacity; Reverse action drum

Manufacturer: AEG

AEG T59840

Worried about energy efficiency? Conscious about the environment? Just want to save as much money as possible on your electricity bills? You need the AEG T59840, then, the world’s first tumble dryer to be awarded an A rating for energy efficiency. It does this by using a new heat pump technology (it’s like a fridge but in reverse) which really lowers energy consumption.

Even with this energy efficiency, you can dry a large amount of clothes with the device playing host to a 7kg drum capacity, more than adequate to cope with the drying needs of a family. On top of this the AEG T59840 allows you dry your washing in a number of different ways with a raft of special programmes such as the easy iron programme to reduce creases, and lots of different options to set such as the start delay option which will let you begin a cycle when you are out. There’s also a handy wool care programme that is gentle on you woollen items.

What’s more, you can even pick how dry you want the clothes to be and let the AEG T59840’s sensor drying do the rest. It will tell how much moisture is in the clothes and stop when they have reached a desired dryness level — you can select from slightly damp all the way through to extra dry with selections made through the unit’s large, clear LCD display.

The reverse tumble action stops clothes getting tangled and the interior light makes it easy to see what’s going on within your dryer. The AEG T59840 is quiet and quick, so you can set it to run late at night without worrying about it going on for hours or waking everyone up.

A really good all-round machine that fails only with a few awkward design issues, the AEG T59840 is definitely worth closer inspection if you’re looking for a new tumble dryer.