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Should You Buy a Zanussi Dishwasher?

Updated 25 October 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Zanussi Dishwasher?

Zanussi is well known for its cookers, tumble dryers, freezers and washing machines. The company behind Zanussi also manufacturers Electrolux Dishwashers.

If you are thinking about buying a Zanussi dishwasher then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of dishwasher brands is compiled by analysing over 21,000 user and expert reviews and 30+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 5,000 dishwashers.

Zanussi are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular dishwashers. Their dishwashers start at £170 for the ZDT21006FA which has a noise level of 50dB and 13 place setting place setting and go up to £429 for the ZDF36001 which has a noise level of 46dB and 14 place setting place setting. The average price of a new Zanussi dishwasher is £299.

Zanussi are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular dishwashers.

Is Zanussi the Best Dishwasher Brand?

So are Zanussi 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.

Zanussi is ranked the No. 14 best dishwasher brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Zanussi is the 14th 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 Zanussi 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
Zanussi Dishwashers

There's a smaller selection of Zanussi dishwashers available compared to other dishwasher brands, with only 18 Zanussi dishwashers currently on the market in the UK. Zanussi dishwashers also tend to be cheaper than most other dishwasher brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.

Zanussi have worse reviews than the typical dishwasher brand, with the average rating of a Zanussi dishwasher being 63%. Whilst Zanussi have a number of interesting features including SoftSpikes, Adjustable Baskets and air dry technology, overall they tend to be less feature rich than their competitors.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Zanussi dishwasher is £80 (based on a person typically doing 3 washes per week), which makes them less efficient than most other dishwasher brands.

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
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £1,899
Price Distribution of Zanussi Dishwashers

What Do the Zanussi Dishwasher Reviews Say?

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

Zanussi logo

Expert Reviews

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

User Reviews

5 stars
70
4 stars
53
3 stars
13
2 stars
6
1 star
9

Over 100% of expert reviews and 81% of user reviews for Zanussi dishwashers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 100% and 90% respectively across all Dishwasher brands.

Looking at just the expert reviews, in the table below we compare the average review score given to Zanussi 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 LG Zanussi
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
83%
2 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
90%
2 reviews
CNET.com logo
80%
1 review
reviewed.com logo
91%
1 review
Average
95%
17 reviews
94%
7 reviews
93%
4 reviews
90%
3 reviews
86%
2 reviews
83%
2 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Zanussi Dishwashers Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Zanussi 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 LG Zanussi
Which? logo
16
3
3
2
Trusted Reviews logo
2
reviewed.com logo
1
Total
16
5
3
2
1

How Reliable Are Zanussi Dishwashers?

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

100% of reviewers think Zanussi dishwashers are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

The machine is well made
ao.com
Good Build Quality
johnlewis.com

Features to Look Out For On Zanussi Dishwashers

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Zanussi dishwashers that set them apart from the competition. These include SoftSpikes, Adjustable Baskets and air dry technology.

Zanussi SoftSpikes

Zanussi dishwashers that feature SoftSpikes include the Zanussi ZDT24004FA (£325), the Zanussi ZDS12002WA (£249) and the Zanussi ZDF26020WA (£312).

Zanussi Adjustable Baskets

Zanussi dishwashers that feature Adjustable Baskets include the Zanussi ZDT24004FA (£325), the Zanussi ZDF26020WA (£312) and the Zanussi ZDF22002XA (£259).

Zanussi Air Dry Technology

Zanussi dishwashers that feature air dry technology include the Zanussi ZDT24004FA (£325), the Zanussi ZDS12002WA (£249) and the Zanussi ZDF26020WA (£312).

Zanussi Air Dry Technology

Zanussi dishwashers that feature air dry technology include the Zanussi ZDT24004FA (£325), the Zanussi ZDS12002WA (£249) and the Zanussi ZDF26020WA (£312).

What is the Best Mid-Range Zanussi Dishwasher?

Zanussi ZDT24004FA

£325.00
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Zanussi ZDT24004FA
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Zanussi ZDT24004FA
13
PLACE
SETTINGS
47dB
70°C
MAX
£1020
OVER 10 YEARS
A++

A great mid range choice, priced at £325 is the Zanussi ZDT24004FA, which has a Kagoo Score of 84.

Features We Love:
AutoDoor Technology
SoftSpikes
Air dry technology
Air dry technology
Self-cleaning filter

A fairly new and excellently reviewed 13 place setting, average noise level dishwasher, with moderate running costs and a very good spec. Our review analysis indicates that it's noisy.

93
Reviews
3 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Popularity
Widely Available
81
Value for Money
Very Good
89
Age
17 Months Old
65
Running Costs
£1,000 Over 10 Years
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Zanussi ZDT24004FA has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 83%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the ZDT24004FA in the UK is £325.00 and in total we found 11 prices for it.

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£325.00
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£342.00
FREE Standard delivery
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£344.00
FREE Standard delivery
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£345.00
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£345.00
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£345.00
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£345.00
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£345.00
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£399.00
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Next Day Delivery AvailablePay in Installments
£417.00
Standard delivery: £19.99
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£469.00
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£469.99
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What is the Best High End Zanussi Dishwasher?

Zanussi ZDT26030FA

£379.00
Currys
Zanussi ZDT26030FA
Buy Now
Zanussi ZDT26030FA
13
PLACE
SETTINGS
45dB
BUILT-
IN
£1020
OVER 10 YEARS
A++

If you're looking for a high end Zanussi dishwasher then the Zanussi ZDT26030FA takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 81, but is a bit more expensive at £379.

Features We Love:
SoftSpikes
Remaining time indication
A+ drying class

A good spec and critically acclaimed 13 place setting, quiet dishwasher, great for small families. Multiple reviews mentioned that it has a big capacity but has bad technical guidance and it's really noisy.

94
Reviews
7 Reviews
79
Features
Good Features
78
Popularity
Quite Popular
78
Value for Money
Very Good
74
Age
3 Years Old
65
Running Costs
£1,000 Over 10 Years
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Zanussi ZDT26030FA has great expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 86%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the ZDT26030FA in the UK is £379.00 and in total we found 6 prices for it.

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Next Day Delivery AvailablePay in Installments
£379.00
FREE Standard delivery
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Next Day Delivery Available2 Year Guarantee
£379.00
FREE Standard delivery
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Same Day Delivery AvailablePay in Installments
£399.00
FREE Standard delivery
Go to Store
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Recycle Your Old Dishwasher for Free
£419.00
FREE Standard delivery
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Pay in InstallmentsAmazon A-Z Guarantee
£449.00
FREE Standard delivery
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Purewell
£479.00
Delivery unknown
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What is the Best Budget Choice Zanussi Dishwasher?

Zanussi ZDF22002XA

£259.00
Currys
Zanussi ZDF22002XA
Buy Now
Zanussi ZDF22002XA
13
PLACE
SETTINGS
49dB
65°C
MAX
£920
OVER 10 YEARS
A+

At only £259 and with a Kagoo Score of 82 the Zanussi ZDF22002XA makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
SoftSpikes
Air dry technology
Air dry technology
Quick wash setting

A top-rated but 2 year old 13 place setting, average noise level dishwasher, with ok running costs and a fair price. Our review analysis indicates that cleaned dishes well but it's very noisy.

92
Reviews
15 Reviews
75
Features
Good Features
82
Popularity
Widely Available
81
Value for Money
Very Good
86
Age
1 Year Old
66
Running Costs
£920 Over 10 Years
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Zanussi ZDF22002XA has great user reviews with an average user rating of 81%, based on 15 reviews.

The cheapest price that we could find for the ZDF22002XA in the UK is £259.00 and in total we found 7 prices for it.

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£259.00
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£309.00
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Next Day Delivery Available2 Year Guarantee
£259.00
FREE Standard delivery
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Next Day Delivery Available2 Year Guarantee
£309.00
FREE Standard delivery
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Recycle Your Old Dishwasher for Free
£299.00
FREE Standard delivery
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Amazon A-Z Guarantee
£299.00
FREE Standard delivery
Go to Store
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Official Outlet Next Day Delivery AvailableWe Won’t Be Beaten On Price
£309.00
FREE Standard delivery
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Next Day Delivery AvailableInstallation Service Available
£329.00
Standard delivery: £10.00
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£359.00
Standard delivery: £10.00
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£349.00
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Next Day Delivery Available1 Year Warranty
£379.00
FREE Standard delivery
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Official Outlet Next Day Delivery Available
£349.00
FREE Standard delivery
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Official Outlet Next Day Delivery Available
£379.00
FREE Standard delivery
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Purewell
£379.00
Delivery unknown
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Find the best Zanussi dishwasher for you by checking our complete list of over 854 dishwashers
In This Guide
Should You Buy a Zanussi Dishwasher?
Is Zanussi the Best Dishwasher Brand?
What Do the Zanussi Dishwasher Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Zanussi Dishwashers Received?
How Reliable Are Zanussi Dishwashers?
Features to Look Out For On Zanussi Dishwashers
Zanussi SoftSpikes
Zanussi Adjustable Baskets
Zanussi Air Dry Technology
Zanussi Air Dry Technology
What is the Best Mid-Range Zanussi Dishwasher?
What is the Best High End Zanussi Dishwasher?
What is the Best Budget Choice Zanussi Dishwasher?

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