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Should You Buy a Whirlpool Dishwasher?

Updated 02 September 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Whirlpool Dishwasher?

Whirlpool is one of the most popular dishwasher brands as well as being well known for it's washing machines, microwaves and washer dryers. The company behind Whirlpool also manufacturers Indesit, Maytag, Bauknecht, Hotpoint-Ariston and Hotpoint Dishwashers.

If you are wondering how Whirlpool 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.

Whirlpool are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular dishwashers. Their dishwashers start at £224 for the WFE 2B19 which has a noise level of 49dB and 13 place setting place setting and go up to £689 for the WFF 4O33 DLTG which has a noise level of 43dB and 14 place setting place setting. The average price of a new Whirlpool dishwasher is £447.

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

Is Whirlpool the Best Dishwasher Brand?

So are Whirlpool 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.

Whirlpool is ranked the No. 10 best dishwasher brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Whirlpool is the 10th 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 Whirlpool 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
Whirlpool Dishwashers

Whirlpool have a number of great features including SoftSpikes, Multizone and Time Saver Function which sets them apart from the competition. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Whirlpool dishwasher is £54 (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 Whirlpool dishwasher is 73%.

There's a smaller selection of Whirlpool dishwashers available compared to other dishwasher brands, with only 32 Whirlpool dishwashers currently on the market in the UK. Whirlpool dishwashers also tend to be cheaper than most other dishwasher brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.

Whirlpool have worse reviews than the typical dishwasher brand, with the average rating of a Whirlpool dishwasher being 73%.

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
£447
£0 £100 £200 £300 £400 £500 £600 £700 £800 £900 £1,999
Price Distribution of Whirlpool Dishwashers

What Do the Whirlpool Dishwasher Reviews Say?

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

Whirlpool logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
1
4 stars
0
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Whirlpool logo

User Reviews

5 stars
54
4 stars
22
3 stars
4
2 stars
1
1 star
2

Over 100% of expert reviews and 92% of user reviews for Whirlpool dishwashers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 100% and 90% respectively across all Dishwasher brands.

Purchasers of Whirlpool dishwashers frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use.

Looking at just the expert reviews, in the table below we compare the average review score given to Whirlpool dishwashers by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other dishwasher brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Bosch Miele Neff Blomberg Indesit Whirlpool
Which? logo
100%
16 reviews
100%
3 reviews
100%
3 reviews
100%
2 reviews
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
89%
1 review
91%
2 reviews
86%
1 review
79%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
90%
2 reviews
80%
2 reviews
90%
1 review
Average
95%
17 reviews
94%
7 reviews
93%
4 reviews
90%
3 reviews
80%
2 reviews
90%
1 review

How Many Industry Awards Have Whirlpool Dishwashers Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 1 industry award for a Whirlpool dishwasher. The table below compares the number of awards given to Whirlpool to other popular dishwasher brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Whirlpool has won 1 award for its dishwashers.

Compare all award winning dishwashers

Number of Awards Bosch Miele Neff Blomberg Indesit Whirlpool
Which? logo
16
3
3
2
Trusted Reviews logo
2
1
Total
16
5
3
2
1

How Reliable Are Whirlpool Dishwashers?

We checked over 21,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Whirlpool dishwashers. 10 of these reviews that mention reliability of which 100% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Whirlpool dishwasher owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

100% of reviewers think Whirlpool dishwashers are reliable.

So, most people think that Whirlpool dishwashers are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Whirlpool dishwashers that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

Good Build Quality
ao.com
its sturdy drawers seems to have tardis-like capabilities when it comes to fitting in the large amount of pots
Tesco.com

Features to Look Out For On Whirlpool Dishwashers

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

Whirlpool SoftSpikes

Whirlpool dishwashers that feature SoftSpikes include the Whirlpool WFC3C24PXUK (£335), the Whirlpool WIO3T123PEFUK (£399) and the Whirlpool WFO3T3236PX (£393).

Whirlpool Multizone

Whirlpool dishwashers that feature Multizone include the Whirlpool WIO3T123PEFUK (£399), the Whirlpool WIO3O33DELUK (£432) and the Whirlpool WIC (£328).

Whirlpool Time Saver Function

Whirlpool dishwashers that feature Time Saver Function include the Whirlpool WIO3O33DELUK (£432), the Whirlpool WIC (£328) and the Whirlpool WIC3B19UK (£299).

Whirlpool ExtraSpace

Whirlpool dishwashers that feature ExtraSpace include the Whirlpool WSFO3T223PCXUK (£379).

What is the Best Mid-Range Whirlpool Dishwasher?

Whirlpool WIO3T123PEFUK

£399.00
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14
PLACE
SETTINGS
43dB
60°C
MAX
FULLY
BUILT-IN
£463
OVER 10 YEARS
A++

A great mid range choice, priced at £399 is the Whirlpool WIO3T123PEFUK, which has a Kagoo Score of 86.

Features We Love:
SoftSpikes
Multizone
14 place settings
Quieter than average noise level (43dB)
Self-cleaning filter

A very popular and award winning quiet dishwasher, with a good price and place setting.

94
Reviews
7 Reviews + 1 Award
89
Features
Fully-Featured
91
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
80
Value for Money
Very Good
78
Age
3 Years Old
75
Running Costs
£460 Over 10 Years
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Whirlpool WIO3T123PEFUK has very good expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 87%. Whirlpool WIO3T123PEFUK has received a "Recommended" award from Trusted Reviews.

Trusted Reviews Recommended

The cheapest price that we could find for the WIO3T123PEFUK in the UK is £399.00 and in total we found 5 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End Whirlpool Dishwasher?

Whirlpool WIO3O43DLSUK

£508.97
Appliances Direct
Whirlpool WIO3O43DLSUK
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14
PLACE
SETTINGS
43dB
BUILT-
IN
£361
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++

If you're looking for a high end Whirlpool dishwasher then the Whirlpool WIO3O43DLSUK takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 83, but is a bit more expensive at £508.97.

Features We Love:
SoftSpikes
14 place settings
Quieter than average noise level (43dB)
Remaining time indication
Self-cleaning filter

An astonishingly economical to run and place setting quiet dishwasher, with a good price and a very good spec.

88
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Popularity
Widely Available
76
Value for Money
Very Good
77
Age
3 Years Old
96
Running Costs
£360 Over 10 Years
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent

The cheapest price that we could find for the WIO3O43DLSUK in the UK is £508.97 and in total we found 6 prices for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Whirlpool Dishwasher?

Whirlpool WFC3C24PXUK

£335.00
West Midlands Electrical Superstore
Whirlpool WFC3C24PXUK
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14
PLACE
SETTINGS
44dB
60°C
MAX
£460
OVER 10 YEARS
A++

At only £335 and with a Kagoo Score of 87 the Whirlpool WFC3C24PXUK makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
SoftSpikes
14 place settings
Quieter than average noise level (44dB)
Remaining time indication
Pre-wash setting

Multiple reviews mentioned that this dishwasher isreally easy to use and well-built, and quiet. It's an excellently reviewed and best selling 14 place setting, quiet dishwasher, with low running costs and a very good spec.

97
Reviews
6 Reviews
87
Features
Fully-Featured
89
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
81
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Age
2 Years Old
76
Running Costs
£460 Over 10 Years
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Owners report that Whirlpool WFC3C24PXUK has exceptional user reviews with an average user rating of 100%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the WFC3C24PXUK in the UK is £335.00 and in total we found 4 prices for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Whirlpool Dishwasher?
Is Whirlpool the Best Dishwasher Brand?
What Do the Whirlpool Dishwasher Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Whirlpool Dishwashers Received?
How Reliable Are Whirlpool Dishwashers?
Features to Look Out For On Whirlpool Dishwashers
Whirlpool SoftSpikes
Whirlpool Multizone
Whirlpool Time Saver Function
Whirlpool ExtraSpace
What is the Best Mid-Range Whirlpool Dishwasher?
What is the Best High End Whirlpool Dishwasher?
What is the Best Budget Choice Whirlpool Dishwasher?

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