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Should You Buy a Candy Dishwasher?

Updated 03 November 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Candy Dishwasher?

Candy is one of the most popular dishwasher brands as well as being well known for its washing machines, fridge freezers and tumble dryers.

If you are wondering how Candy dishwashers compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 5,000 dishwashers by objectively and impartially analysing over 21,000 user and expert reviews and 30+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Candy are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and moderately popular dishwashers. Their dishwashers start at £169 for the CDPE6350 which has a noise level of 52dB and 15 place setting place setting and go up to £432 for the CDIM 3T623PRDF which has a noise level of 43dB and 16 place setting place setting. The average price of a new Candy dishwasher is £295.

Candy are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and moderately popular dishwashers.

Is Candy the Best Dishwasher Brand?

So are Candy dishwashers any good? We give every dishwasher a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all dishwashers we are able to impartially rank all the dishwasher brands.

Candy is ranked the No. 13 best dishwasher brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Candy is the 13th best dishwasher brand out there.

#1
Germany
95%
95%
4,362 reviews
#2
Germany
92%
92%
73 reviews
#3
United States
90%
90%
1,361 reviews
#4
Germany
90%
90%
836 reviews
#5
Italy
89%
89%
191 reviews
#6
Turkey
88%
88%
3,408 reviews
#7
AEG
Germany
87%
87%
211 reviews
#8
Germany
87%
87%
365 reviews
#9
United States
86%
86%
87 reviews
#10
Italy
85%
85%
2,631 reviews
#11
United States
84%
84%
449 reviews
#12
Kenwood
United Kingdom
82%
82%
1,721 reviews
#13
Italy
82%
82%
396 reviews
#14
Italy
80%
80%
151 reviews
#15
Grundig
Germany
80%
80%
237 reviews
#16
John Lewis
78%
78%
108 reviews
#17
South Korea
77%
77%
197 reviews
#18
Japan
77%
77%
205 reviews
#19
Belling
United Kingdom
76%
76%
96 reviews
#20
New Zealand
76%
76%
17 reviews
#21
Essentials
United Kingdom
76%
76%
1,006 reviews
#22
Slovenia
76%
76%
2 reviews
#23
Electra
75%
75%
612 reviews
#24
Blomberg
75%
75%
3 reviews
#25
Sweden
74%
74%
0 reviews
#26
Poland
73%
73%
33 reviews
#27
Stoves
United Kingdom
71%
71%
21 reviews
#28
Swan
71%
71%
29 reviews
#29
Hisense
China
70%
70%
0 reviews
#30
Montpellier
70%
70%
0 reviews
#31
Bush
United Kingdom
69%
69%
173 reviews
#32
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
69%
69%
40 reviews
#33
KitchenAid
69%
69%
1 review
#34
White Knight
68%
68%
28 reviews
#35
Baumatic
68%
68%
111 reviews
#36
CDA
United Kingdom
66%
66%
0 reviews
#37
LG
South Korea
65%
65%
631 reviews
#38
64%
64%
0 reviews
#39
Fisher & Paykel
New Zealand
64%
64%
0 reviews
#40
De Dietrich
France
62%
62%
0 reviews
#41
Rangemaster
United Kingdom
61%
61%
0 reviews
#42
Caple
61%
61%
0 reviews
#43
Logik
United Kingdom
60%
60%
0 reviews
#44
Electriq
60%
60%
0 reviews
#45
Germany
58%
58%
0 reviews
#46
Statesman
58%
58%
0 reviews
#47
Casselin
57%
57%
0 reviews
#48
Bomann
57%
57%
0 reviews
#49
Klarstein
55%
55%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Candy dishwashers compare to the other dishwasher brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All dishwasher Brands
Candy Dishwashers

Candy have a number of great features including SoftSpikes, Smart Touch Technology and Time Saver Function which sets them apart from the competition.

The average review score for a Candy dishwasher is 75%.

There's a smaller selection of Candy dishwashers available compared to other dishwasher brands, with only 21 Candy dishwashers currently on the market in the UK. Candy dishwashers also tend to be cheaper than most other dishwasher brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.

Candy have worse reviews than the typical dishwasher brand, with the average rating of a Candy dishwasher being 75%. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Candy dishwasher is £79 (based on a person typically doing 3 washes per week), which makes them less efficient than most other dishwasher brands.

No. Of Dishwashers
Average Price
£458
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £1,899
Price Distribution of All Dishwashers
No. Of Dishwashers
Average Price
£295
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £1,899
Price Distribution of Candy Dishwashers

What Do the Candy Dishwasher Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Candy dishwasher to work out the average distribution of reviews for Candy and then compared this to the other dishwasher brands.

5 stars
261
4 stars
109
3 stars
15
2 stars
5
1 star
6
Candy has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its dishwashers than most other dishwasher brands.

Over 93% of user reviews for Candy dishwashers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% across all dishwasher brands.

How Many Industry Awards Have Candy Dishwashers Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Candy dishwashers. The table below shows the number of awards given to the most popular dishwasher brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Compare all award winning dishwashers

Number of Awards Bosch Miele Neff Blomberg Indesit
Which? logo
16
3
3
2
Trusted Reviews logo
2
Total
16
5
3
2

How Reliable Are Candy Dishwashers?

We checked over 21,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Candy dishwashers. 20 of these reviews that mention reliability of which 90% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Candy dishwasher owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

90% of reviewers think Candy dishwashers are reliable.

So, most people think that Candy dishwashers are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Candy dishwashers that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

Well built
ao.com
Seems to be well put together (some feel/sound very tinny
Argos.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

Wanted a cheap reliable model as it doesn't seem worth paying a lot any more
ao.com

Features to Look Out For On Candy Dishwashers

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Candy dishwashers that set them apart from the competition. These include SoftSpikes, Smart Touch Technology and Time Saver Function.

Candy SoftSpikes

Candy dishwashers that feature SoftSpikes include the Candy CDI1LS38S (£199), the Candy CDP1LS67W (£259) and the Candy CDI2L952 (£229).

Candy Smart Touch Technology

Candy dishwashers that feature Smart Touch Technology include the Candy CDI1LS38S (£199), the Candy CDP1LS67W (£259) and the Candy CDP1DS39W80 (£259).

Candy Time Saver Function

Candy dishwashers that feature Time Saver Function include the Candy CDI1LS38S (£199).

Candy Adjustable Baskets

Candy dishwashers that feature Adjustable Baskets include the Candy CDP1LS57W (£210).

What is the Best Mid-Range Candy Dishwasher?

Candy CDSM2DS62X

£309.33
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Candy CDSM2DS62X
16
PLACE
SETTINGS
43dB
75°C
MAX
BUILT-
IN
£836
OVER 10 YEARS
A++

A great mid range choice, priced at £309.33 is the Candy CDSM2DS62X, which has a Kagoo Score of 80.

Features We Love:
16 place settings
Quieter than average noise level (43dB)
Huge max temperature (75°C)
Self-cleaning filter
Anti-Leak Function (AquaStop)

A high-quality and place setting quiet dishwasher, with low running costs and a reasonable price.

95
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Value for Money
Good
86
Age
19 Months Old
70
Running Costs
£840 Over 10 Years
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Looking across the entire Candy dishwasher range, the average reviews for all Candy dishwashers are excellent.

The cheapest price that we could find for the CDSM2DS62X in the UK is £309.33 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best High End Candy Dishwasher?

Candy CDIM6766

£405.12
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Candy CDIM6766
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Candy CDIM6766
16
PLACE
SETTINGS
43dB
FULLY
BUILT-IN
£771
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++

If you're looking for a high end Candy dishwasher then the Candy CDIM6766 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 82, but is a bit more expensive at £405.12.

Features We Love:
16 place settings
Quieter than average noise level (43dB)
12 washing programs

A place setting and powerful quiet dishwasher, very good for large families.

90
Features
Fully-Featured
67
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
80
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Age
2 Years Old
81
Running Costs
£770 Over 10 Years
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Looking across the entire Candy dishwasher range, the average reviews for all Candy dishwashers are excellent.

The cheapest price that we could find for the CDIM6766 in the UK is £405.12 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Candy Dishwasher?

Candy CDI1LS38S

£199.00
Boots Kitchen Appliances
Candy CDI1LS38S
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Candy CDI1LS38S
13
PLACE
SETTINGS
53dB
£904
OVER 10 YEARS
A+

At only £199 and with a Kagoo Score of 83 the Candy CDI1LS38S makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
SoftSpikes
Time Saver Function
Smart Touch Technology
Self-cleaning filter
Pre-wash setting

An excellently reviewed and fairly new 13 place setting, fairly noisy dishwasher, very good for small families. Our review analysis indicates that this dishwasher cleansdishes well and it's very easy to use, and quiet.

95
Reviews
128 Reviews
73
Features
Good Features
87
Popularity
Widely Available
81
Value for Money
Very Good
89
Age
17 Months Old
67
Running Costs
£900 Over 10 Years
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Candy CDI1LS38S has great user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this dishwasher to others. Looking across the entire Candy dishwasher range, the average reviews for all Candy dishwashers are also excellent.

The cheapest price that we could find for the CDI1LS38S in the UK is £199.00 and in total we found 7 prices for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Candy Dishwasher?
Is Candy the Best Dishwasher Brand?
What Do the Candy Dishwasher Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Candy Dishwashers Received?
How Reliable Are Candy Dishwashers?
Features to Look Out For On Candy Dishwashers
Candy SoftSpikes
Candy Smart Touch Technology
Candy Time Saver Function
Candy Adjustable Baskets
What is the Best Mid-Range Candy Dishwasher?
What is the Best High End Candy Dishwasher?
What is the Best Budget Choice Candy Dishwasher?

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