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Should You Buy an LG Tumble Dryer?

Matthew
Updated 07 September 2021
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should you buy an LG Tumble Dryer?

LG is well known for its TVs, PC monitors, soundbars and washing machines.

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 27,000 user and expert reviews and 30+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,900 tumble dryers.

LG are recognised for their premium 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 $1,329.

LG are recognised for their premium 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%
724 reviews
#2
South Korea
82%
82%
1,830 reviews
#3
Asko
71%
71%
0 reviews
#4
Germany
66%
66%
1,513 reviews
#5
Italy
64%
64%
1,749 reviews
#6
United States
63%
63%
17 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 $1,329, 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 77%.

LG have better reviews than the typical tumble dryer brand, with the average rating of a LG tumble dryer being 77%.

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 $1,499
Price Distribution of All Tumble Dryers
No. Of Tumble Dryers
Average Price
$1,329
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,999
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.

LG logo

Expert Reviews

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

User Reviews

5 stars
570
4 stars
101
3 stars
21
2 stars
10
1 star
18

Over 100% of expert reviews and 93% of user reviews for LG tumble dryers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 100% and 91% respectively across all Tumble Dryer brands.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to LG tumble dryers by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other tumble dryer brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Samsung LG Grundig AEG Blomberg
Which? logo
100%
1 review
100%
3 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
95%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
88%
2 reviews
78%
1 review
CNET.com logo
81%
1 review
Digitaltrends.com logo
70%
1 review
dinside.no/data logo
86%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
100%
1 review
reviewed.com logo
97%
1 review
Average
98%
3 reviews
83%
3 reviews
84%
3 reviews
88%
3 reviews
100%
3 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have LG Tumble Dryers Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 1 industry award for an LG tumble dryer. The table below compares the number of awards received by LG to other popular tumble dryer brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

LG has won 1 award for its tumble dryers.
Number of Awards Samsung LG Grundig AEG Blomberg
Which? logo
1
3
Trusted Reviews logo
2
Les Numeriques.com logo
1
reviewed.com logo
1
Total
3
1
1
3

How Reliable Are LG Tumble Dryers?

We checked over 27,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of LG tumble dryers. over 120 of these reviews mention reliability of which 96% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of LG tumble dryer owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

96% 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

Excellent Build Quality
currys.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

Poor Build Quality
currys.co.uk
always have a problem like broke down
Bestbuy.com
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