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Home Dishwashers Should You Buy a Smeg Dishwasher?

Should You Buy a Smeg Dishwasher?

Updated 14 October 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Smeg Dishwasher?

Smeg is well known for its cookers, toasters, fridge freezers 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 £1,299 for the STP364S which has a noise level of 45dB and 14 place setting place setting. The average price of a new Smeg dishwasher is £517.

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%
4,362 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 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 a number of great features including SoftSpikes, Adjustable Baskets and Time Saver Function which sets them apart from the competition. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Smeg dishwasher is £77 (based on a person typically doing 3 washes per week), which makes them more efficient than most other dishwasher brands.

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

There's a smaller selection of Smeg dishwashers available compared to other dishwasher brands, with only 60 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.

Smeg have worse reviews than the typical dishwasher brand, with the average rating of a Smeg dishwasher being 72%.

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
£517
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £1,899
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 Zanussi
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

It's not as sturdy as other machines I've had
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 DI613ATP (£409), the Smeg DF6FABRD (£0) and the Smeg DI6FABBL (£749).

Smeg Adjustable Baskets

Smeg dishwashers that feature Adjustable Baskets include the Smeg DI613ATP (£409), the Smeg DFD6133WH (£280) and the Smeg DIC410 (£372).

Smeg Time Saver Function

Smeg dishwashers that feature Time Saver Function include the Smeg DI613ATP (£409), the Smeg DF6FABRD (£0) and the Smeg DI6FABBL (£749).

Smeg Planetarium Wash System

Smeg dishwashers that feature Planetarium wash system include the Smeg DI613ATP (£409), the Smeg DF6FABRD (£0) and the Smeg DI13TF3 (£559).

What is the Best Mid-Range Smeg Dishwasher?

Smeg DI13TF3

£559.00
Appliance City
Smeg DI13TF3
Buy Now
Smeg DI13TF3
13
PLACE
SETTINGS
42dB
FULL
SIZE
DISHWA-
SHER
£710
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++

A great mid range choice, priced at £559 is the Smeg DI13TF3, which has a Kagoo Score of 79.

Features We Love:
AutoDoor Technology
Planetarium wash system
Flexifit hinges
ActiveLight
Quieter than average noise level (42dB)

A very economical to run but marginally out of date 13 place setting, quiet dishwasher, good for small families.

84
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Value for Money
Good
87
Age
20 Months Old
90
Running Costs
£710 Over 10 Years
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the DI13TF3 in the UK is £559.00 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Smeg Dishwasher?

Smeg DI613ATP

£409.00
Boots Kitchen Appliances
Smeg DI613ATP
Buy Now
Smeg DI613ATP
13
PLACE
SETTINGS
43dB
BUILT-
IN
£740
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++

At only £409 and with a Kagoo Score of 83 the Smeg DI613ATP makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Planetarium wash system
SoftSpikes
Hyclean option
Time Saver Function
Flexifit hinges
ActiveLight
Flexitabs
Quieter than average noise level (43dB)

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

91
Reviews
7 Reviews
83
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Popularity
Widely Available
78
Value for Money
Very Good
71
Age
4 Years Old
86
Running Costs
£740 Over 10 Years
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Smeg DI613ATP has good user reviews with an average user rating of 79%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the DI613ATP in the UK is £409.00 and in total we found 10 prices for it.

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£599.00
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£614.00
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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 Budget Choice Smeg Dishwasher?

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