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Should You Buy a Sharp Dishwasher?

Updated 05 November 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 its 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 £229 for the QW-D21I492X which has a noise level of 49dB and 12 place setting place setting and go up to £449 for the QW-HT43F393 which has a noise level of 44dB and 14 place setting place setting. The average price of a new Sharp dishwasher is £311.

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. 18 best dishwasher brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Sharp is the 18th 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 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 £75 (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 9 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
£458
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £1,899
Price Distribution of All Dishwashers
No. Of Dishwashers
Average Price
£311
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £1,899
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 Samsung
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 (£309), the Sharp QWGD54R443X (£399) and the Sharp QWHT43F393W (£449).

Sharp Adjustable Baskets

Sharp dishwashers that feature Adjustable Baskets include the Sharp QWGD52I472X (£309), the Sharp QWGD54R443X (£399) and the Sharp QWD21I492X (£229).

Sharp Intelliwash

Sharp dishwashers that feature Intelliwash include the Sharp QWGD52I472X (£309), the Sharp QWGD54R443X (£399) and the Sharp QWHT43F393W (£449).

Sharp Time Saver Function

Sharp dishwashers that feature Time Saver Function include the Sharp QWGD54R443X (£399) and the Sharp QWHT43F393W (£449).

What is the Best Mid-Range Sharp Dishwasher?

Sharp QWGD52I472X

£309.00
Boots Kitchen Appliances
Sharp QWGD52I472X
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Sharp QWGD52I472X
15
PLACE
SETTINGS
47dB
70°C
MAX
FULLY
BUILT-IN
£800
OVER 10 YEARS
A++

A great mid range choice, priced at £309 is the Sharp QWGD52I472X, which has a Kagoo Score of 83.

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

Our review analysis indicates that this dishwasher cleansdishes well, it has good features but it's noisy. It's a fully featured and top-rated average noise level dishwasher, with low running costs and place setting.

88
Reviews
4 Reviews
88
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Popularity
Quite Popular
81
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Age
3 Years Old
77
Running Costs
£800 Over 10 Years
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent

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

The cheapest price that we could find for the QWGD52I472X in the UK is £309.00 and in total we found 4 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End Sharp Dishwasher?

Sharp QWGD54R443X

£399.00
Boots Kitchen Appliances
Sharp QWGD54R443X
Buy Now
Sharp QWGD54R443X
15
PLACE
SETTINGS
44dB
£772
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++

If you're looking for a high end Sharp dishwasher then the Sharp QWGD54R443X takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 81, but is a bit more expensive at £399.

Features We Love:
AutoDoor Technology
Intelliwash
SoftSpikes
AquaGlide
WaterBlade
Dual ProWash
Time Saver Function
15 place settings

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

88
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
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent

The cheapest price that we could find for the QWGD54R443X in the UK is £399.00 and in total we found 3 prices for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Sharp Dishwasher?

Sharp QWD21I492X

£229.00
Boots Kitchen Appliances
Sharp QWD21I492X
Buy Now
Sharp QWD21I492X
12
PLACE
SETTINGS
49dB
70°C
MAX
BUILT-
IN
£815
OVER 10 YEARS
A++

At only £229 and with a Kagoo Score of 79 the Sharp QWD21I492X makes a great budget choice.

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

A positively reviewed but 2 year old 12 place setting, average noise level dishwasher, with a reasonable price and low running costs. Purchasers report that dried dishes well, it's very noisy and not {more} well designed.

88
Reviews
23 Reviews
73
Features
Good Features
70
Popularity
Quite Popular
79
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Age
2 Years Old
73
Running Costs
£820 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 £229.00 and in total we found 3 prices for it.

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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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