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Should You Buy a Whirlpool Dishwasher?

Matthew
Updated 22 June 2020
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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 its 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 20,000 user and expert reviews and 70+ 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 £679 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 £414.

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. 9 best dishwasher brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Whirlpool is the 9th best dishwasher brand out there.

#1
Germany
95%
95%
4,611 reviews
#2
Germany
93%
93%
76 reviews
#3
Germany
90%
90%
367 reviews
#4
Italy
89%
89%
170 reviews
#5
United States
89%
89%
1,336 reviews
#6
Germany
89%
89%
287 reviews
#7
Turkey
87%
87%
3,531 reviews
#8
AEG
Germany
87%
87%
212 reviews
#9
United States
86%
86%
92 reviews
#10
Italy
85%
85%
1,089 reviews
#11
Italy
84%
84%
397 reviews
#12
United States
82%
82%
449 reviews
#13
Italy
81%
81%
140 reviews
#14
Kenwood
United Kingdom
81%
81%
1,721 reviews
#15
Blomberg
79%
79%
3 reviews
#16
Belling
United Kingdom
78%
78%
131 reviews
#17
Grundig
Germany
78%
78%
237 reviews
#18
South Korea
78%
78%
198 reviews
#19
New Zealand
78%
78%
17 reviews
#20
John Lewis
77%
77%
108 reviews
#21
Japan
76%
76%
205 reviews
#22
Essentials
United Kingdom
76%
76%
1,006 reviews
#23
Slovenia
76%
76%
2 reviews
#24
Electra
75%
75%
612 reviews
#25
Poland
74%
74%
33 reviews
#26
Hisense
China
74%
74%
0 reviews
#27
Sweden
73%
73%
1 review
#28
Swan
71%
71%
29 reviews
#29
Montpellier
71%
71%
0 reviews
#30
Stoves
United Kingdom
69%
69%
21 reviews
#31
Galanz
68%
68%
0 reviews
#32
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
67%
67%
40 reviews
#33
CDA
United Kingdom
67%
67%
0 reviews
#34
White Knight
66%
66%
28 reviews
#35
Statesman
62%
62%
0 reviews
#36
Caple
62%
62%
0 reviews
#37
Baumatic
61%
61%
111 reviews
#38
Rangemaster
United Kingdom
61%
61%
0 reviews
#39
Bomann
61%
61%
0 reviews
#40
Logik
United Kingdom
60%
60%
0 reviews
#41
Edesa
59%
59%
0 reviews
#42
Nordmende
57%
57%
0 reviews
#43
Ignis
56%
56%
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 better reviews than the typical dishwasher brand, with the average rating of a Whirlpool dishwasher being 71%. Whirlpool also have a number of great features including SoftSpikes, Multizone and Time Saver Function which sets them apart from the competition.

The average review score for a Whirlpool dishwasher is 71%.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Whirlpool 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 Whirlpool dishwashers available compared to other dishwasher brands, with only 28 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.

No. Of Dishwashers
Average Price
£459
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £1,549
Price Distribution of All Dishwashers
No. Of Dishwashers
Average Price
£414
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £1,549
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
59
4 stars
22
3 stars
4
2 stars
1
1 star
2
Whirlpool has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its dishwashers than most other brands.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 92% of user reviews for Whirlpool dishwashers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 97% and 89% respectively across all Dishwasher brands.

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

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 Zanussi Whirlpool
Which? logo
100%
18 reviews
100%
2 reviews
100%
3 reviews
100%
2 reviews
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
89%
1 review
86%
1 review
79%
1 review
83%
2 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
90%
1 review
90%
3 reviews
90%
1 review
Average
93%
20 reviews
95%
5 reviews
93%
4 reviews
90%
3 reviews
83%
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 received by 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 Zanussi Whirlpool
Which? logo
18
2
3
2
Trusted Reviews logo
1
3
1
Total
19
5
3
2
1

How Reliable Are Whirlpool Dishwashers?

We checked over 20,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Whirlpool dishwashers. 20 of these reviews 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

Excellent Build Quality
ao.com
it is a slimline model which fits perfectly in our built in kitchen
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 WFO3T3236P (£378), the Whirlpool WFC3C24PX (£360) and the Whirlpool WFO3P33DLXUK (£499).

Whirlpool Multizone

Whirlpool dishwashers that feature Multizone include the Whirlpool WFO3P33DLXUK (£499), the Whirlpool WIO3T123PEFUK (£419) and the Whirlpool WIC3C26UK (£360).

Whirlpool Time Saver Function

Whirlpool dishwashers that feature Time Saver Function include the Whirlpool WIC3C26UK (£360), the Whirlpool WIO3O33DEL (£495) and the Whirlpool WIC3B19UK (£305).

Whirlpool ExtraSpace

Whirlpool dishwashers that feature ExtraSpace include the Whirlpool WSFO3T223PCX (£369).

What is the Best Mid-Range Whirlpool Dishwasher?

Whirlpool WFO3T3236P

£378.00
West Midlands Electrical Superstore
Whirlpool WFO3T3236P
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PLACE
SETTINGS
43dB
£751
OVER 10 YEARS
A++

A great mid range choice, priced at £378 is the Whirlpool WFO3T3236P, which has a Kagoo Score of 84.

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

A classic and fully featured quiet dishwasher, with very low running costs and place setting.

96
Reviews
3 Reviews
87
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Popularity
Quite Popular
80
Value for Money
Very Good
70
Age
4 Years Old
83
Running Costs
£750 Over 10 Years
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Whirlpool WFO3T3236P has brilliant user reviews with an average user rating of 100%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the WFO3T3236P in the UK is £378.00 and in total we found 5 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End Whirlpool Dishwasher?

Whirlpool WFO3P33DLXUK

£499.00
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PLACE
SETTINGS
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65°C
MAX
£723
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++

If you're looking for a high end Whirlpool dishwasher then the Whirlpool WFO3P33DLXUK takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 83, but is a bit more expensive at £499.

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

A fully featured and recently released 14 place setting, quiet dishwasher, very good for small families.

89
Features
Fully-Featured
65
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
79
Value for Money
Very Good
95
Age
3 Months Old
88
Running Costs
£720 Over 10 Years
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent

The cheapest price that we could find for the WFO3P33DLXUK in the UK is £499.00 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Whirlpool Dishwasher?

Whirlpool WFC3C24PX

£360.00
West Midlands Electrical Superstore
Whirlpool WFC3C24PX
Buy Now
Whirlpool WFC3C24PX
14
PLACE
SETTINGS
44dB
60°C
MAX
£809
OVER 10 YEARS
A++

At only £360 and with a Kagoo Score of 84 the Whirlpool WFC3C24PX makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
SoftSpikes
14 place settings
Quieter than average noise level (44dB)
Remaining time indication
A+ drying class

A classic and fully featured 14 place setting, quiet dishwasher, with low running costs and a reasonable price. Multiple reviews mentioned that it's really easy to use and well-built, and quiet.

96
Reviews
6 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Popularity
Widely Available
80
Value for Money
Very Good
74
Age
3 Years Old
72
Running Costs
£810 Over 10 Years
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Whirlpool WFC3C24PX has marvellous user reviews with an average user rating of 100%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the WFC3C24PX in the UK is £360.00 and in total we found 7 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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