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Should You Buy a Candy Dishwasher?

Updated 02 September 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 it's 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 £159 for the CDP2L1049W which has a noise level of 49dB and 10 place setting place setting and go up to £448 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 £316.

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%
4,351 reviews
#2
Germany
93%
93%
72 reviews
#3
Germany
90%
90%
836 reviews
#4
United States
90%
90%
1,409 reviews
#5
Italy
89%
89%
191 reviews
#6
Germany
89%
89%
365 reviews
#7
AEG
Germany
88%
88%
211 reviews
#8
Turkey
88%
88%
3,408 reviews
#9
Italy
86%
86%
2,627 reviews
#10
United States
85%
85%
86 reviews
#11
United States
84%
84%
449 reviews
#12
Kenwood
United Kingdom
82%
82%
1,721 reviews
#13
Italy
82%
82%
396 reviews
#14
Grundig
Germany
81%
81%
237 reviews
#15
Italy
80%
80%
150 reviews
#16
Japan
78%
78%
205 reviews
#17
South Korea
76%
76%
197 reviews
#18
John Lewis
76%
76%
108 reviews
#19
Belling
United Kingdom
76%
76%
96 reviews
#20
Essentials
United Kingdom
76%
76%
1,006 reviews
#21
New Zealand
76%
76%
17 reviews
#22
Poland
76%
76%
33 reviews
#23
Slovenia
75%
75%
2 reviews
#24
Blomberg
75%
75%
3 reviews
#25
Electra
74%
74%
612 reviews
#26
Sweden
74%
74%
0 reviews
#27
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
70%
70%
40 reviews
#28
Bush
United Kingdom
70%
70%
173 reviews
#29
Swan
69%
69%
29 reviews
#30
Montpellier
69%
69%
0 reviews
#31
Electriq
69%
69%
0 reviews
#32
Stoves
United Kingdom
68%
68%
21 reviews
#33
White Knight
68%
68%
28 reviews
#34
Hisense
China
68%
68%
0 reviews
#35
Baumatic
66%
66%
111 reviews
#36
CDA
United Kingdom
65%
65%
0 reviews
#37
Leisure
65%
65%
4 reviews
#38
LG
South Korea
65%
65%
631 reviews
#39
De Dietrich
France
64%
64%
0 reviews
#40
KitchenAid
64%
64%
1 review
#41
Fisher & Paykel
New Zealand
64%
64%
0 reviews
#42
Bomann
62%
62%
0 reviews
#43
Statesman
62%
62%
0 reviews
#44
Logik
United Kingdom
62%
62%
0 reviews
#45
Rangemaster
United Kingdom
61%
61%
0 reviews
#46
59%
59%
0 reviews
#47
Caple
59%
59%
0 reviews
#48
Germany
58%
58%
0 reviews
#49
New World
United Kingdom
58%
58%
6 reviews
#50
Balay
Spain
57%
57%
0 reviews
#51
Servis
United Kingdom
56%
56%
0 reviews
#52
Matrix
56%
56%
0 reviews
#53
Klarstein
55%
55%
0 reviews
#54
Casselin
54%
54%
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 better reviews than the typical dishwasher brand, with the average rating of a Candy dishwasher being 75%. Candy also 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%.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Candy dishwasher is £47 (based on a person typically doing 3 washes per week), which makes them more efficient than most other dishwasher brands.

There's a smaller selection of Candy dishwashers available compared to other dishwasher brands, with only 20 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.

No. Of Dishwashers
Average Price
£451
£0 £100 £200 £300 £400 £500 £600 £700 £800 £900 £1,999
Price Distribution of All Dishwashers
No. Of Dishwashers
Average Price
£316
£0 £100 £200 £300 £400 £500 £600 £700 £800 £900 £1,999
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 Samsung
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

A robust machine which meets my needs
Argos.co.uk
was a robust
ao.com

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 (£209), the Candy CDI2L952 (£229) and the Candy CDP2L1049W (£229).

Candy Smart Touch Technology

Candy dishwashers that feature Smart Touch Technology include the Candy CDI1LS38S (£209), the Candy CDP1DS39W (£239) and the Candy CDP1LS67 (£0).

Candy Time Saver Function

Candy dishwashers that feature Time Saver Function include the Candy CDI1LS38S (£209).

What is the Best Mid-Range Candy Dishwasher?

Candy CDSM2DS62X

£318.69
eBay
Candy CDSM2DS62X
Buy Now
Candy CDSM2DS62X
16
PLACE
SETTINGS
43dB
75°C
MAX
BUILT-
IN
£471
OVER 10 YEARS
A++

A great mid range choice, priced at £318.69 is the Candy CDSM2DS62X, which has a Kagoo Score of 82.

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 fully featured and place setting quiet dishwasher, great for large families.

97
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Value for Money
Good
88
Age
17 Months Old
73
Running Costs
£470 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 CDSM2DS62X in the UK is £318.69 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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£318.69
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£341.85
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What is the Best High End Candy Dishwasher?

Candy CDIM3T623PRDF

£443.75
eBay
Candy CDIM3T623PRDF
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Candy CDIM3T623PRDF
16
PLACE
SETTINGS
43dB
75°C
MAX
£394
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++

If you're looking for a high end Candy dishwasher then the Candy CDIM3T623PRDF takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 82, but is a bit more expensive at £443.75.

Features We Love:
16 place settings
Quieter than average noise level (43dB)
Huge max temperature (75°C)
Remaining time indication
Self-cleaning filter

A high-quality and place setting quiet dishwasher, very good for large families.

98
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Value for Money
Good
87
Age
19 Months Old
92
Running Costs
£390 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 CDIM3T623PRDF in the UK is £443.75 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Candy Dishwasher?

Candy CDI1LS38S

£209.00
Boots Kitchen Appliances
Candy CDI1LS38S
Buy Now
Candy CDI1LS38S
13
PLACE
SETTINGS
53dB
£500
OVER 10 YEARS
A+

At only £209 and with a Kagoo Score of 84 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 very popular 13 place setting, fairly noisy dishwasher, very good for small families. Multiple reviews mentioned that cleaned dishes well and it's very easy to use, and quiet.

95
Reviews
128 Reviews
71
Features
Good Features
94
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
80
Value for Money
Very Good
89
Age
15 Months Old
70
Running Costs
£500 Over 10 Years
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Candy CDI1LS38S has very good 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 £209.00 and in total we found 9 prices for it.

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Receive It TomorrowInstallation Service Available
£209.00
Standard delivery: £20.00
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£218.98
Standard delivery: £19.95
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Next Day Delivery AvailableLowest Price Guarantee
£223.21
FREE Standard delivery
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£225.00
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Receive It Tomorrow1 Year Warranty
£229.00
FREE Standard delivery
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£229.00
FREE Standard delivery
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£229.00
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£229.99
Standard delivery: £6.95
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£279.99
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£268.97
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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
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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