If you are thinking about buying a Whirlpool washer dryer then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of washer dryer brands is compiled by analysing over 6,500 user and expert reviews and 4 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,100 washer dryers.
Whirlpool are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and moderately popular washer dryers. Their washer dryers start at $593 for the FWDG86148W which has a wash noise level of 56dB, a washing capacity of 8kg and a drying capacity of 6kg and go up to $704 for the FWDD117168W which has a wash noise level of 54dB, a washing capacity of 11kg and a drying capacity of 11kg. The average price of a new Whirlpool washer dryer is $667.
Whirlpool are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and moderately popular washer dryers.
Is Whirlpool the Best Washer Dryer Brand?
So are Whirlpool washer dryers any good? We give every washer dryer a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all washer dryers we are able to impartially rank all the washer dryer brands.
Whirlpool is ranked the No. 1 best washer dryer brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Whirlpool is the actually best washer dryer brand out there.
Let's look at how Whirlpool washer dryers compare to the other washer dryer brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
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Whirlpool Washer Dryers
There's a wide selection of Whirlpool washer dryers available compared to other washer dryer brands, with 3 Whirlpool washer dryers currently on the market in the US. Whirlpool also have better reviews than the typical washer dryer brand, with the average rating of a Whirlpool washer dryer being 77%.
The average review score for a Whirlpool washer dryer is 77%.
However Whirlpool washer dryers tend to be more expensive than most other washer dryer brands making them a less popular choice with consumers. Whilst Whirlpool have a number of interesting features including Clean+ option, 6th Sense Technology and Fresh Care, overall they tend to be less feature rich than their competitors.
When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Whirlpool washer dryer is $177 (based on a person typically doing 5 washes per week), which makes them less efficient than most other washer dryer brands.
No. Of Washer Dryers
Average Price $463
Price Distribution of All Washer Dryers
No. Of Washer Dryers
Average Price $667
Price Distribution of Whirlpool Washer Dryers
What Do the Whirlpool Washer Dryer Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every Whirlpool washer dryer to work out the average distribution of reviews for Whirlpool and then compared this to the other washer dryer brands.
Whirlpool has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its washer dryers than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.
Over 100% of expert reviews and 86% of user reviews for Whirlpool washer dryers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 75% and 88% respectively across all Washer Dryer brands.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to Whirlpool washer dryers by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other washer dryer brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.
How Many Industry Awards Have Whirlpool Washer Dryers Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 1 industry award for a Whirlpool washer dryer. The table below compares the number of awards received by Whirlpool to other popular washer dryer brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
We checked over 6,500 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Whirlpool washer dryers. 75% of reviews that mention reliability were positive. Therefore the majority of Whirlpool washer dryer owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
75% of reviewers think Whirlpool washer dryers are reliable.
So, most people think that Whirlpool washer dryers are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Whirlpool washer dryers that mention reliability:
Great buy - I hope it proves reliable
it came pretty close without damaging clothes or having to leave something wet in the washer for too long
Features to Look Out For On Whirlpool Washer Dryers