Miele TDA 140C Tumble Dryer Review

The Miele Dryer is a well known brand, with high quality products, but they can come with a high price tag. The Miele TDA 140C tumble dryer has 13 different programs ranging from things like automatic drying to wrinkle-free drying. The price is 599, much higher than some other brands, but is the unit worth the price? Check out the following review to see for yourself.


Pros of The Miele TDA 140C
This dryer is easy to use with its control panel and settings that are simple to operate. It works effectively at drying your clothing and is also faster than many other dryers at getting your clothes completely dry. The sensors in the dryer are accurate so that it doesn’t waste energy over-drying and clothes don’t sit damp in the dryer before they were completely dry.

Cons of the Miele TDA 140C
This dryer has no real issues other than the high price tag. The energy usage is average for dryers of its size so it won’t cause an increase in electric usage.

Information About the Dryer
The Miele TDA 140C is a condenser tumble dryer with sensors to tell the dryer when clothes are dry. This allows for energy savings since the dryer turns itself off when clothes are done. Because it’s a condenser dryer, it collects condensation in a tank which must be emptied when full. This process is made simpler by the ability to attach a hose to the tank so the waste water drains automatically and you don’t have to manually empty the tank.

The drum will hold around 7kg of cotton laundry which equates to about 20 men’s shirts at 70% capacity. 70% was used here because it tends to be the average capacity to which most users will fill the dryer. The digital display tells various information like how much drying time is left and when the condensation tank needs to be emptied. The 13 different drying programs have settings to do specialty drying like de-wrinkle, or dry delicate clothing like woolens. The technical specifications in the manual can fully explain each of the 13 settings.

What Does the Dryer Do Well?
The Miele dryer is great for drying both cottons and synthetics quickly which can help so much if you have a huge pile of dirty laundry to get through. And since the drying sensors are accurate, you won’t waste time or energy over-drying your items. The ‘iron-dry’ setting will leave your clothes just damp enough to make ironing easier. The control panel is also very easy to navigate and moving through the settings is simple.


The dryer’s design make is easy to load and unload. Also, since you should always empty the lint trap after each use, this dryer has made it simple to do so.

Other Useful Information on this Dryer
This dryer is a great appliance and really has no faults. It uses average energy for the size of the unit so there are more efficient ones to be found on the market. It isn’t the best at removing creases, but it does an acceptable job.

This dryer is a good option for most people. It is unlikely to disappoint. However, do your research as there have been other Best Buy condenser dryers that may be a better option for some.