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Essentials CDW60W18vsKenwood KID45S17

Essentials CDW60W18

75

Kagoo Score

75

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A low cost but 3 year old 12 place setting, average noise level dishwasher, with a good spec and low running costs.
12
PLACE
SETTINGS
49dB
£859
OVER 10 YEARS
A++
55
Brand Rating
Average Brand
69
Features
Good Features
66
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
79
Value for Money
Very Good
78
Age
3 Years Old
70
Running Costs
£860 Over 10 Years
75
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Kenwood KID45S17

81

Kagoo Score

81

Kagoo Score

Kenwood KID45S17

£230.00
Our Verdict:
Purchasers report that this dishwasher cleansdishes well but dried dishes well and it's very noisy. It's a very economical to run and classic 10 place setting, average noise level dishwasher, great for individuals and couples.
10
PLACE
SETTINGS
47dB
BUILT-
IN
£678
OVER 10 YEARS
A++
90
Reviews
108 Reviews
70
Features
Good Features
82
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
81
Value for Money
Very Good
74
Age
4 Years Old
93
Running Costs
£680 Over 10 Years
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Essentials CDW60W18

75

Kagoo Score

75

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A low cost but 3 year old 12 place setting, average noise level dishwasher, with a good spec and low running costs.
12
PLACE
SETTINGS
49dB
£859
OVER 10 YEARS
A++
55
Brand Rating
Average Brand
69
Features
Good Features
66
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
79
Value for Money
Very Good
78
Age
3 Years Old
70
Running Costs
£860 Over 10 Years
75
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Kenwood KID45S17

81

Kagoo Score

81

Kagoo Score

Kenwood KID45S17

£230.00
Our Verdict:
Purchasers report that this dishwasher cleansdishes well but dried dishes well and it's very noisy. It's a very economical to run and classic 10 place setting, average noise level dishwasher, great for individuals and couples.
10
PLACE
SETTINGS
47dB
BUILT-
IN
£678
OVER 10 YEARS
A++
90
Reviews
108 Reviews
70
Features
Good Features
82
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
81
Value for Money
Very Good
74
Age
4 Years Old
93
Running Costs
£680 Over 10 Years
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Essentials CDW60W18 Kenwood KID45S17
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Essentials CDW60W18 Kenwood KID45S17
2 Reasons For
Two More Place Settings
The Essentials CDW60W18 is a dishwasher that takes 12 place settings, whereas the Kenwood KID45S17 only takes 10 place settings.

'Place Setting' is a measurement of how much crockery/cutlery/etc can fit in the dishwasher. A 'place setting' is defined as: a dinner plate, desert plate, single glass, soup bowl, tea cup with saucer, and an assortment of cutlery.

A greater number of place settings means that the dishwasher can fit more crockery and cutlery in at one, making it faster and more economical for very large cleaning loads.

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11 Months Newer
The Essentials CDW60W18 was released 11 months later than the Kenwood KID45S17
9 Reasons For
5% Quieter Noise Level
The Kenwood KID45S17 is a 47 dishwasher. That's 2dB quieter than the Essentials CDW60W18 (49dB).

'Noise Level' denotes how much noise the dishwasher makes when it's in use, measures in decibels (dB).

Less noise makes for a nicer atmosphere while the wash is running, and means the machine is less likely to disturb and annoy people.

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A+ Drying Class
The Kenwood KID45S17 has an A+ drying class, but the Essentials CDW60W18 only has a drying class of A.

'Drying Class' is a labelling scheme designed to offer a standardised method of choosing the most energy efficient drying appliances. The label also gives ratings for spin drying performance ('A' - most efficient, 'G' - least efficient).

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Two More Washing Programs
The number of washing programs on the Kenwood KID45S17 is eight, but the Essentials CDW60W18 only has six washing programs.

The number of different washing programs that the dishwasher can perform.

More washing programs make the appliance more versatile, and mean it can handle lots of different types of dishes and cutlery.

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Self-Cleaning Filter
The Kenwood KID45S17 has a self-cleaning filter, whereas the Essentials CDW60W18 does not.

A self-cleaning filter automatically runs water through it after a cycle, dislodging any caught up food and helping keep it in a good condition.

A self-cleaning filter will keep the machine at peak efficiency for far longer, meaning it won't need manual cleaning or replacing nearly as often.

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Remaining Time Indication
The Kenwood KID45S17 has a remaining time indication, but the Essentials CDW60W18 does not have this feature.

'Remaining Time Indicator' denotes whether the dishwasher has a display showing the remaining time on the current cycle.

This allows you to see the time left on the cycle at a glance, making it far easier to plan your time.

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Better Kagoo Score
The Kenwood KID45S17 has received a Kagoo Score of 81, however the Essentials CDW60W18 scored 75.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this dishwasher and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
21% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The Kenwood KID45S17 only costs £678 to run over five years but the Essentials CDW60W18 costs £859 to run (27% more).
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Better Brand
Kenwood dishwashers have an average rating of 81.7%, whereas Essentials only has an average rating of 76.6%.

Average User Rating

Essentials CDW60W18 Kenwood KID45S17
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
51 reviews
4 stars
24 reviews
3 stars
19 reviews
2 stars
3 reviews
1 star
11 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Kenwood has a better average brand rating than Essentials. The average brand rating for Kenwood is 81.7% based on over 1,700 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Essentials is 76.6% based on over 1,000 reviews.
Essentials CDW60W18 Kenwood KID45S17
Essentials

77

77

Based on over 1,000 reviews
Kenwood

82

82

Based on over 1,700 reviews

Essentials CDW60W18 Kenwood KID45S17
38 months old Best 49 months old

Place Setting

'Place Setting' is a measurement of how much crockery/cutlery/etc can fit in the dishwasher. A 'place setting' is defined as: a dinner plate, desert plate, single glass, soup bowl, tea cup with saucer, and an assortment of cutlery.

A greater number of place settings means that the dishwasher can fit more crockery and cutlery in at one, making it faster and more economical for very large cleaning loads.

Noise Level

'Noise Level' denotes how much noise the dishwasher makes when it's in use, measures in decibels (dB).

Less noise makes for a nicer atmosphere while the wash is running, and means the machine is less likely to disturb and annoy people.

Remaining Time Indication

'Remaining Time Indicator' denotes whether the dishwasher has a display showing the remaining time on the current cycle.

This allows you to see the time left on the cycle at a glance, making it far easier to plan your time.

Essentials CDW60W18 Kenwood KID45S17
No
Best
Yes

Energy Efficiency Class

Essentials CDW60W18 Kenwood KID45S17

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these dishwashers for 10 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Essentials CDW60W18
Essentials
CDW60W18
82 trees 3.2 tonnes CO2
Kenwood KID45S17
Kenwood
KID45S17
66 trees 2.6 tonnes CO2 (Best)

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Specification

 
 
 
Important Features Essentials CDW60W18 Kenwood KID45S17
Place Setting 12 Place Settings
BEST
10 Place Settings
Noise Level 49dB 47dB
BEST
 
 
 
Performance Essentials CDW60W18 Kenwood KID45S17
Washing Class
A
 A
A
 A
Cycle Time Unknown - Click to provide data 30 Min
Drying Class
A
 A
A+
 A+
BEST
Dishwashing Programs
Auto Intensive
Normal Pre-Wash
 Auto
 Intensive
 Normal
 Pre-Wash
Auto Intensive
Normal Pre-Wash
 Auto
 Intensive
 Normal
 Pre-Wash
Delayed Start Timer
Delayed start timer
 Delayed start timer
Delayed start timer
 Delayed start timer
Temperature Setting 3 5
BEST
Washing Program 6 8
BEST
 
 
 
Design Essentials CDW60W18 Kenwood KID45S17
Colour
White Wood
 White
 Wood
White Wood
 White
 Wood
Type
Freestanding
 Freestanding
Freestanding
 Freestanding
Built-in Water Softener
Built-in water softener
 Built-in water softener
Built-in water softener
 Built-in water softener
Product Size
Full
 Full
Slimline
 Slimline
Tub Material
Stainless Steel
 Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel
 Stainless Steel
Upper Basket Adjustable Height
Upper basket adjustable height
 Upper basket adjustable height
Upper basket adjustable height
 Upper basket adjustable height
Built-in Display
Built-in display
 Built-in display
Built-in display
 Built-in display
 
 
 
Ergonomics Essentials CDW60W18 Kenwood KID45S17
Child Lock
Child lock
 Child lock
Child lock
 Child lock
Self-Cleaning Filter Unknown - Click to provide data
Self-cleaning filter
 Self-cleaning filter
Rinse Aid Indicator
Rinse aid indicator
 Rinse aid indicator
Rinse aid indicator
 Rinse aid indicator
Salt Indicator
Salt indicator
 Salt indicator
Salt indicator
 Salt indicator
Remaining Time Indication
Remaining time indication
 Remaining time indication
Remaining time indication
 Remaining time indication
BEST
Overflow Protection
Overflow protection
 Overflow protection
Overflow protection
 Overflow protection
 
 
 
Power Essentials CDW60W18 Kenwood KID45S17
Annual Energy Consumption 258kWh 211kWh
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
A++
 A++
A++
 A++
Power Consumption (Off) 1W 0.49W
BEST
Annual Water Consumption 3,360L 2,520L
BEST
Water Consumption Per Cycle 12L 9L
BEST
Energy Consumption Per Cycle 0.9kWh 0.74kWh
BEST
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Essentials CDW60W18 Kenwood KID45S17
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 37.5 Kg
Weight 46kg 32.5kg
 
 
 
Other Features Essentials CDW60W18 Kenwood KID45S17
Dimensions (WxDxH)
850
 850
850
 850
Package Dimensions (WxDxH) Unknown - Click to provide data 880 X 505 X 645 Mm (H X W X D)
 
 
 
Features Essentials CDW60W18 Kenwood KID45S17
Adjustable Baskets
Adjustable Baskets
 Adjustable Baskets
Unknown - Click to provide data

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