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Should You Buy a Whirlpool Dishwasher?

Updated 30 October 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 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 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 £941 for the ADG 422 IX which has a noise level of 45dB and 10 place setting place setting. The average price of a new Whirlpool dishwasher is £428.

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%
4,362 reviews
#2
Germany
91%
91%
73 reviews
#3
United States
90%
90%
1,361 reviews
#4
Germany
90%
90%
836 reviews
#5
Italy
89%
89%
191 reviews
#6
AEG
Germany
88%
88%
211 reviews
#7
Turkey
88%
88%
3,408 reviews
#8
Germany
87%
87%
365 reviews
#9
United States
86%
86%
87 reviews
#10
Italy
85%
85%
2,629 reviews
#11
United States
84%
84%
449 reviews
#12
Italy
82%
82%
396 reviews
#13
Kenwood
United Kingdom
81%
81%
1,721 reviews
#14
Grundig
Germany
80%
80%
237 reviews
#15
Italy
80%
80%
153 reviews
#16
John Lewis
78%
78%
108 reviews
#17
Japan
77%
77%
205 reviews
#18
South Korea
77%
77%
197 reviews
#19
New Zealand
76%
76%
17 reviews
#20
Belling
United Kingdom
76%
76%
96 reviews
#21
Essentials
United Kingdom
76%
76%
1,006 reviews
#22
Slovenia
75%
75%
2 reviews
#23
Electra
75%
75%
612 reviews
#24
Blomberg
75%
75%
3 reviews
#25
Poland
75%
75%
33 reviews
#26
Sweden
74%
74%
0 reviews
#27
Stoves
United Kingdom
71%
71%
21 reviews
#28
Swan
71%
71%
29 reviews
#29
Hisense
China
71%
71%
0 reviews
#30
Bush
United Kingdom
69%
69%
173 reviews
#31
Montpellier
69%
69%
0 reviews
#32
KitchenAid
69%
69%
1 review
#33
Baumatic
68%
68%
111 reviews
#34
White Knight
68%
68%
28 reviews
#35
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
67%
67%
40 reviews
#36
CDA
United Kingdom
66%
66%
0 reviews
#37
Fisher & Paykel
New Zealand
64%
64%
0 reviews
#38
De Dietrich
France
62%
62%
0 reviews
#39
62%
62%
0 reviews
#40
Rangemaster
United Kingdom
61%
61%
0 reviews
#41
Caple
61%
61%
0 reviews
#42
Logik
United Kingdom
60%
60%
0 reviews
#43
Teka
Spain
60%
60%
0 reviews
#44
Germany
58%
58%
0 reviews
#45
Statesman
58%
58%
0 reviews
#46
Servis
United Kingdom
57%
57%
0 reviews
#47
Electriq
57%
57%
0 reviews
#48
Bomann
57%
57%
0 reviews
#49
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 £76 (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 71%.

There's a smaller selection of Whirlpool dishwashers available compared to other dishwasher brands, with only 33 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 71%.

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
£428
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £1,899
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 Samsung 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
77%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
90%
2 reviews
90%
1 review
reviewed.com logo
72%
1 review
Average
95%
17 reviews
94%
7 reviews
93%
4 reviews
90%
3 reviews
75%
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 Samsung 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

The dishwasher are sturdy
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 WFC3C24PX (£315), the Whirlpool WFO3T3236PX (£360) and the Whirlpool WIO3T123PEFUK (£388).

Whirlpool Multizone

Whirlpool dishwashers that feature Multizone include the Whirlpool WIO3T123PEFUK (£388), the Whirlpool WIC (£342) and the Whirlpool WFO3P33DLXUK (£499).

Whirlpool Time Saver Function

Whirlpool dishwashers that feature Time Saver Function include the Whirlpool WIC (£342), the Whirlpool WIO3O33DELUK (£450) and the Whirlpool WIC3B19UK (£298).

Whirlpool ExtraSpace

Whirlpool dishwashers that feature ExtraSpace include the Whirlpool WSFO3T223PCX (£388).

What is the Best Mid-Range Whirlpool Dishwasher?

Whirlpool WIO3T123PEFUK

£388.00
West Midlands Electrical Superstore
Whirlpool WIO3T123PEFUK
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Whirlpool WIO3T123PEFUK
14
PLACE
SETTINGS
43dB
60°C
MAX
FULLY
BUILT-IN
£823
OVER 10 YEARS
A++

A great mid range choice, priced at £388 is the Whirlpool WIO3T123PEFUK, which has a Kagoo Score of 85.

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

A fully featured and award winning 14 place setting, quiet dishwasher, great for small families.

95
Reviews
7 Reviews + 1 Award
89
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Popularity
Widely Available
81
Value for Money
Very Good
78
Age
3 Years Old
73
Running Costs
£820 Over 10 Years
85
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 £388.00 and in total we found 8 prices for it.

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£419.00
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£419.00
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What is the Best High End Whirlpool Dishwasher?

Whirlpool WFO3P33DLXUK

£499.00
Hughes
Whirlpool WFO3P33DLXUK
Buy Now
Whirlpool WFO3P33DLXUK
14
PLACE
SETTINGS
43dB
£721
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 82, 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 very economical to run and fully featured 14 place setting, quiet dishwasher, with a fair price.

88
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Popularity
Quite Popular
77
Value for Money
Very Good
77
Age
3 Years Old
90
Running Costs
£720 Over 10 Years
82
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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£499.00
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£528.50
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What is the Best Budget Choice Whirlpool Dishwasher?

Whirlpool WFC3C24PX

£315.00
West Midlands Electrical Superstore
Whirlpool WFC3C24PX
Buy Now
Whirlpool WFC3C24PX
14
PLACE
SETTINGS
44dB
60°C
MAX
£809
OVER 10 YEARS
A++

At only £315 and with a Kagoo Score of 86 the Whirlpool WFC3C24PX makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
SoftSpikes
14 place settings
Remaining time indication
Pre-wash setting
Quick wash setting

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

97
Reviews
6 Reviews
88
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Popularity
Widely Available
82
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Age
2 Years Old
75
Running Costs
£810 Over 10 Years
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Whirlpool WFC3C24PX has outstanding user reviews with an average user rating of 100%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the WFC3C24PX in the UK is £315.00 and in total we found 8 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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