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Should You Buy a Smeg Dishwasher?

Updated 19 August 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Smeg Dishwasher?

Smeg is one of the most popular dishwasher brands as well as being well known for it's cookers, toasters and electric kettles.

We've collated all the key information on Smeg dishwashers in this handy guide. We've analysed over 21,000 user and expert reviews and 30+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 5,000 dishwashers to impartially compare each dishwasher brand.

Smeg are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular dishwashers. Their dishwashers start at £159 for the DFD613W which has a noise level of 49dB and 13 place setting place setting and go up to £1,762 for the LP364XS which has a noise level of 45dB and 14 place setting place setting. The average price of a new Smeg dishwasher is £545.

Smeg are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular dishwashers.

Is Smeg the Best Dishwasher Brand?

So are Smeg 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.

Smeg is ranked the No. 5 best dishwasher brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Smeg is the 5th 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 Smeg 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
Smeg Dishwashers

Smeg have better reviews than the typical dishwasher brand, with the average rating of a Smeg dishwasher being 72%. Smeg also have a number of great features including SoftSpikes, Adjustable Baskets and Time Saver Function which sets them apart from the competition.

The average review score for a Smeg dishwasher is 72%.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Smeg 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 Smeg dishwashers available compared to other dishwasher brands, with only 62 Smeg dishwashers currently on the market in the UK. Smeg dishwashers also tend to be more expensive than most other dishwasher brands making them 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
£545
£0 £100 £200 £300 £400 £500 £600 £700 £800 £900 £1,999
Price Distribution of Smeg Dishwashers

What Do the Smeg Dishwasher Reviews Say?

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

5 stars
106
4 stars
60
3 stars
13
2 stars
6
1 star
6
Smeg has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its dishwashers than most other dishwasher brands.

Over 87% of user reviews for Smeg dishwashers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% across all dishwasher brands.

How Many Industry Awards Have Smeg Dishwashers Received?

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

We checked over 21,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Smeg dishwashers. 33% of reviews that mention reliability were positive. Therefore the majority of Smeg dishwasher owners and reviewers thought the product wasn't reliable.

Only 33% of reviewers think Smeg dishwashers are reliable.

So, most people think that Smeg dishwashers aren't good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Smeg dishwashers that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

Nikon is a really well made camera
currys.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

Needed a dishwasher quickly as our one broke
ao.com

Features to Look Out For On Smeg Dishwashers

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

Smeg SoftSpikes

Smeg dishwashers that feature SoftSpikes include the Smeg DF613PBL (£449), the Smeg DF6FABRD (£819) and the Smeg DI613P (£419).

Smeg Adjustable Baskets

Smeg dishwashers that feature Adjustable Baskets include the Smeg DF613PBL (£449), the Smeg DI613P (£419) and the Smeg DFD6133WH (£290).

Smeg Time Saver Function

Smeg dishwashers that feature Time Saver Function include the Smeg DF613PBL (£449), the Smeg DF6FABRD (£819) and the Smeg DI613P (£419).

Smeg Planetarium Wash System

Smeg dishwashers that feature Planetarium wash system include the Smeg DF6FABRD (£819), the Smeg DI613P (£419) and the Smeg DI614PSS (£695).

What is the Best Mid-Range Smeg Dishwasher?

Smeg DF613PBL

£449.00
Boots Kitchen Appliances
Smeg DF613PBL
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Smeg DF613PBL
13
PLACE
SETTINGS
43dB
£390
OVER 10 YEARS
A+

A great mid range choice, priced at £449 is the Smeg DF613PBL, which has a Kagoo Score of 83.

Features We Love:
SoftSpikes
Time Saver Function
13 place settings
Quieter than average noise level (43dB)
Remaining time indication

A very economical to run and classic 13 place setting, quiet dishwasher, with a very good spec and a fair price. Our review analysis indicates that cleaned dishes well, it's really easy to use but very noisy.

90
Reviews
26 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Popularity
Widely Available
76
Value for Money
Very Good
71
Age
4 Years Old
92
Running Costs
£390 Over 10 Years
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Purchasers report that Smeg DF613PBL has good user reviews with an average user rating of 77%, based on 26 reviews.

The cheapest price that we could find for the DF613PBL in the UK is £449.00 and in total we found 9 prices for it.

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£599.99
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What is the Best High End Smeg Dishwasher?

Smeg DF6FABRD

£819.00
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Smeg DF6FABRD
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13
PLACE
SETTINGS
42dB
£390
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++

If you're looking for a high end Smeg dishwasher then the Smeg DF6FABRD takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 82, but is a bit more expensive at £819.

Features We Love:
Planetarium wash system
SoftSpikes
Time Saver Function
Quieter than average noise level (42dB)
10 washing programs

A classic and very economical to run 13 place setting, quiet dishwasher, very good for small families. Customers report that it has very good features and it's very easy to use, and good-looking.

97
Reviews
17 Reviews
83
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Popularity
Quite Popular
70
Value for Money
Good
67
Age
9 Years Old
92
Running Costs
£390 Over 10 Years
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Smeg DF6FABRD has terrific user reviews with an average user rating of 94%, based on 17 reviews.

The cheapest price that we could find for the DF6FABRD in the UK is £819.00 and in total we found 5 prices for it.

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£819.00
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£869.00
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£870.00
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£923.00
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£999.00
FREE Standard delivery
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What is the Best Budget Choice Smeg Dishwasher?

Smeg DI613P

£419.00
Boots Kitchen Appliances
Smeg DI613P
Buy Now
Smeg DI613P
13
PLACE
SETTINGS
43dB
BUILT-
IN
£425
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++

At only £419 and with a Kagoo Score of 82 the Smeg DI613P makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Planetarium wash system
SoftSpikes
Hyclean option
Time Saver Function
Flexifit hinges
ActiveLight
Flexitabs
13 place settings

A classic and very economical to run 13 place setting, quiet dishwasher, very good for small families. Customers report that it's not {more} noisy.

91
Reviews
7 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Popularity
Widely Available
75
Value for Money
Very Good
71
Age
4 Years Old
84
Running Costs
£420 Over 10 Years
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Smeg DI613P has good user reviews with an average user rating of 79%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the DI613P in the UK is £419.00 and in total we found 12 prices for it.

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£695.00
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£40 OFF when you buy any 2 large Smeg appliances
£439.00
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£40 OFF when you buy any 2 large Smeg appliances
£735.00
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£439.00
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£735.00
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£479.97
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£499.92
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£508.00
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£715.00
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£524.00
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£538.97
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£599.99
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£674.00
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£699.00
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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Smeg Dishwasher?
Is Smeg the Best Dishwasher Brand?
What Do the Smeg Dishwasher Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Smeg Dishwashers Received?
How Reliable Are Smeg Dishwashers?
Features to Look Out For On Smeg Dishwashers
Smeg SoftSpikes
Smeg Adjustable Baskets
Smeg Time Saver Function
Smeg Planetarium Wash System
What is the Best Mid-Range Smeg Dishwasher?
What is the Best High End Smeg Dishwasher?
What is the Best Budget Choice Smeg Dishwasher?

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