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Should You Buy a Sharp Dishwasher?

Updated 21 August 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Sharp Dishwasher?

Sharp is one of the most popular dishwasher brands as well as being well known for it's TVs, microwaves and washing machines.

If you are wondering how Sharp 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.

Sharp are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular dishwashers. Their dishwashers start at £219 for the QW-D21I492X which has a noise level of 49dB and 12 place setting place setting and go up to £487 for the QW-S41I472X which has a noise level of 47dB and 10 place setting place setting. The average price of a new Sharp dishwasher is £322.

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

Is Sharp the Best Dishwasher Brand?

So are Sharp 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.

Sharp is ranked the No. 16 best dishwasher brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Sharp is the 16th best dishwasher brand out there.

#1
Germany
95%
95%
4,344 reviews
#2
Germany
93%
93%
72 reviews
#3
Germany
90%
90%
836 reviews
#4
United States
89%
89%
1,352 reviews
#5
Italy
88%
88%
191 reviews
#6
Germany
88%
88%
365 reviews
#7
AEG
Germany
88%
88%
211 reviews
#8
Turkey
88%
88%
3,408 reviews
#9
Italy
85%
85%
2,677 reviews
#10
United States
84%
84%
87 reviews
#11
United States
84%
84%
449 reviews
#12
Italy
82%
82%
396 reviews
#13
Kenwood
United Kingdom
82%
82%
1,721 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
New Zealand
76%
76%
17 reviews
#19
John Lewis
76%
76%
108 reviews
#20
Belling
United Kingdom
76%
76%
96 reviews
#21
Essentials
United Kingdom
76%
76%
1,006 reviews
#22
Poland
75%
75%
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
Bush
United Kingdom
70%
70%
173 reviews
#28
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
70%
70%
40 reviews
#29
Stoves
United Kingdom
70%
70%
21 reviews
#30
Swan
69%
69%
29 reviews
#31
Montpellier
68%
68%
0 reviews
#32
Electriq
68%
68%
0 reviews
#33
Hisense
China
68%
68%
0 reviews
#34
White Knight
67%
67%
28 reviews
#35
Baumatic
66%
66%
111 reviews
#36
CDA
United Kingdom
65%
65%
0 reviews
#37
LG
South Korea
65%
65%
631 reviews
#38
De Dietrich
France
64%
64%
0 reviews
#39
KitchenAid
64%
64%
1 review
#40
Fisher & Paykel
New Zealand
63%
63%
0 reviews
#41
63%
63%
0 reviews
#42
Bomann
62%
62%
0 reviews
#43
Logik
United Kingdom
62%
62%
0 reviews
#44
Statesman
61%
61%
0 reviews
#45
Rangemaster
United Kingdom
61%
61%
0 reviews
#46
Caple
59%
59%
0 reviews
#47
New World
United Kingdom
58%
58%
6 reviews
#48
Germany
58%
58%
0 reviews
#49
Servis
United Kingdom
57%
57%
0 reviews
#50
Matrix
56%
56%
0 reviews
#51
Klarstein
55%
55%
0 reviews
#52
Casselin
54%
54%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Sharp 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
Sharp Dishwashers

Sharp have a number of great features including SoftSpikes, Adjustable Baskets and Intelliwash which sets them apart from the competition. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Sharp dishwasher is £54 (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 Sharp dishwashers available compared to other dishwasher brands, with only 10 Sharp dishwashers currently on the market in the UK. Sharp dishwashers also tend to be cheaper than most other dishwasher brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.

Sharp have worse reviews than the typical dishwasher brand, with the average rating of a Sharp dishwasher being 66%.

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
£322
£0 £100 £200 £300 £400 £500 £600 £700 £800 £900 £1,999
Price Distribution of Sharp Dishwashers

What Do the Sharp Dishwasher Reviews Say?

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

5 stars
133
4 stars
47
3 stars
9
2 stars
7
1 star
9
Sharp has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its dishwashers than most other dishwasher brands.

Over 88% of user reviews for Sharp dishwashers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% across all dishwasher brands.

How Many Industry Awards Have Sharp Dishwashers Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Sharp 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

Features to Look Out For On Sharp Dishwashers

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Sharp dishwashers that set them apart from the competition. These include SoftSpikes, Adjustable Baskets and Intelliwash.

Sharp SoftSpikes

Sharp dishwashers that feature SoftSpikes include the Sharp QWGD52I472X (£329), the Sharp QWHT43F393W (£409) and the Sharp QWGD54R443X (£419).

Sharp Adjustable Baskets

Sharp dishwashers that feature Adjustable Baskets include the Sharp QWGD52I472X (£329), the Sharp QWGD54R443X (£419) and the Sharp QWD21I492X (£219).

Sharp Intelliwash

Sharp dishwashers that feature Intelliwash include the Sharp QWGD52I472X (£329), the Sharp QWHT43F393W (£409) and the Sharp QWGD54R443X (£419).

Sharp Time Saver Function

Sharp dishwashers that feature Time Saver Function include the Sharp QWHT43F393W (£409), the Sharp QWGD54R443X (£419) and the Sharp QWHX13F472B (£259).

What is the Best Mid-Range Sharp Dishwasher?

Sharp QWGD52I472X

£329.00
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Sharp QWGD52I472X
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Sharp QWGD52I472X
15
PLACE
SETTINGS
47dB
70°C
MAX
FULLY
BUILT-IN
£442
OVER 10 YEARS
A++

A great mid range choice, priced at £329 is the Sharp QWGD52I472X, which has a Kagoo Score of 83.

Features We Love:
Intelliwash
SoftSpikes
Turbo Dry
15 place settings
Remaining time indication

A fully featured and place setting average noise level dishwasher, great for large families. Our review analysis indicates that this dishwasher cleansdishes well, it has good features but it's noisy.

87
Reviews
4 Reviews
88
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Popularity
Quite Popular
80
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Age
2 Years Old
79
Running Costs
£440 Over 10 Years
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Sharp QWGD52I472X has average user reviews with an average user rating of 70%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the QWGD52I472X in the UK is £329.00 and in total we found 4 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End Sharp Dishwasher?

Sharp QWHT43F393W

£409.00
Boots Kitchen Appliances
Sharp QWHT43F393W
Buy Now
Sharp QWHT43F393W
14
PLACE
SETTINGS
44dB
70°C
MAX
£153
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++

If you're looking for a high end Sharp dishwasher then the Sharp QWHT43F393W takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 83, but is a bit more expensive at £409.

Features We Love:
Intelliwash
SoftSpikes
Dual ProWash
Super Silent
Time Saver Function
14 place settings

An economical to run and fully featured 14 place setting, quiet dishwasher, with a fair price.

92
Features
Fully-Featured
65
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
79
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Age
2 Years Old
98
Running Costs
£150 Over 10 Years
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent

The cheapest price that we could find for the QWHT43F393W in the UK is £409.00 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Sharp Dishwasher?

Sharp QWD21I492X

£219.00
Currys
Sharp QWD21I492X
Buy Now
Sharp QWD21I492X
12
PLACE
SETTINGS
49dB
70°C
MAX
BUILT-
IN
£748
OVER 10 YEARS
A++

At only £219 and with a Kagoo Score of 79 the Sharp QWD21I492X makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
SoftSpikes
Microban Antibacterial Treatment
Quick wash setting
Pre-wash setting

A positively reviewed but marginally out of date 12 place setting, average noise level dishwasher, good for small families. Customers report that this dishwasher driesdishes well, it's very noisy and not {more} well designed.

88
Reviews
23 Reviews
73
Features
Good Features
76
Popularity
Quite Popular
79
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Age
2 Years Old
64
Running Costs
£750 Over 10 Years
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Multiple reviews mentioned that Sharp QWD21I492X has good user reviews with an average user rating of 71%, based on 23 reviews.

The cheapest price that we could find for the QWD21I492X in the UK is £219.00 and in total we found 4 prices for it.

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£229.00
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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Sharp Dishwasher?
Is Sharp the Best Dishwasher Brand?
What Do the Sharp Dishwasher Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Sharp Dishwashers Received?
Features to Look Out For On Sharp Dishwashers
Sharp SoftSpikes
Sharp Adjustable Baskets
Sharp Intelliwash
Sharp Time Saver Function
What is the Best Mid-Range Sharp Dishwasher?
What is the Best High End Sharp Dishwasher?
What is the Best Budget Choice Sharp Dishwasher?

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