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Should You Buy an LG Tumble Dryer?

Matthew
Updated 17 August 2020
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should you buy an LG Tumble Dryer?

LG is well known for its TVs, PC monitors, washing machines and optical disc drives.

If you are thinking about buying an LG tumble dryer then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of tumble dryer brands is compiled by analysing over 21,000 user and expert reviews and 10 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,900 tumble dryers.

LG are recognised for their mid-range and good quality tumble dryers. Their tumble dryers start at $867 for the DLE1501W which has a noise level of 45dB, a drum capacity of 10.1kg and is a vented tumble dryer and go up to $2,199 for the DLEX9500K which has a noise level of ┬ždB, a drum capacity of 11kg and is a vented tumble dryer. The average price of a new LG tumble dryer is $1,506.

LG are recognised for their mid-range and good quality tumble dryers.

Is LG the Best Tumble Dryer Brand?

So are LG tumble dryers any good? We give every tumble dryer a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all tumble dryers we are able to impartially rank all the tumble dryer brands.

LG is ranked the No. 1 best tumble dryer brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that LG is the actually best tumble dryer brand out there.

#1
LG
South Korea
95%
95%
504 reviews
#2
South Korea
92%
92%
816 reviews
#3
Germany
82%
82%
1,496 reviews
#4
Asko
72%
72%
0 reviews
#5
Germany
66%
66%
280 reviews
#6
United States
63%
63%
813 reviews
#7
United States
63%
63%
16 reviews

Let's look at how LG tumble dryers compare to the other tumble dryer brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All tumble dryer Brands
LG Tumble Dryers

There's a wide selection of LG tumble dryers available compared to other tumble dryer brands, with 8 LG tumble dryers currently on the market in the US. At an average purchase price of $1,506, LG tumble dryers also tend to be more expensive than most other tumble dryer brands.

The average review score for a LG tumble dryer is 76%.

LG have better reviews than the typical tumble dryer brand, with the average rating of a LG tumble dryer being 76%.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of LG tumble dryer is $59 (based on a person typically doing 5 tumble dries per week), which makes them less efficient than most other tumble dryer brands.

No. Of Tumble Dryers
Average Price
$726
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,499
Price Distribution of All Tumble Dryers
No. Of Tumble Dryers
Average Price
$1,506
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $2,249
Price Distribution of LG Tumble Dryers

What Do the LG Tumble Dryer Reviews Say?

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

5 stars
376
4 stars
87
3 stars
20
2 stars
6
1 star
14
LG has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its tumble dryers than most other brands.

Over 92% of user reviews for LG tumble dryers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 88% across all tumble dryer brands.

How Many Industry Awards Have LG Tumble Dryers Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for LG tumble dryers. The table below shows the number of awards received by the most popular tumble dryer brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Number of Awards AEG Samsung Blomberg Whirlpool Hotpoint
Which? logo
1
3
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
1
Total
1
1
3
1

How Reliable Are LG Tumble Dryers?

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

100% of reviewers think LG tumble dryers are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

Very reliable
Bestbuy.com
Have had LG washer products for years all extremely reliable
ao.com
This is a well built machine no doubt
Argos.co.uk
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