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Should You Buy a Whirlpool Washing Machine?

Matthew
Updated 13 October 2020
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should you buy a Whirlpool Washing Machine?

Whirlpool is one of the most popular washing machine brands as well as being well known for its microwaves, hobs and fridge freezers. The company behind Whirlpool also manufacturers Indesit, Maytag, Bauknecht, Hotpoint-Ariston and Hotpoint Washing Machines.

If you are wondering how Whirlpool washing machines compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 5,400 washing machines by objectively and impartially analysing over 5,300 user and expert reviews and 20 awards from hundreds of different review sites.

The average price of a new Whirlpool washing machine is $690.

Is Whirlpool the Best Washing Machine Brand?

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

Whirlpool is ranked the No. 5 best washing machine brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Whirlpool is the 5th best washing machine brand out there.

#1
South Korea
95%
95%
602 reviews
#2
LG
South Korea
95%
95%
370 reviews
#3
Germany
87%
87%
288 reviews
#4
United States
84%
84%
332 reviews
#5
United States
79%
79%
33 reviews
#6
Italy
65%
65%
127 reviews
#7
AEG
Germany
65%
65%
216 reviews
#8
United States
65%
65%
738 reviews
#9
Germany
65%
65%
165 reviews
#10
China
64%
64%
33 reviews
#11
Magic Chef
59%
59%
0 reviews
#12
Sweden
54%
54%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Whirlpool washing machines compare to the other washing machine brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All washing machine Brands
Whirlpool Washing Machines

At an average purchase price of $690, Whirlpool washing machines tend to be more expensive than most other washing machine brands. Whirlpool also have a number of great features including Sports Shoes Cycle, 6th Sense Technology and Fresh Care which sets them apart from the competition.

The average review score for a Whirlpool washing machine is 72%.

There's a smaller selection of Whirlpool washing machines available compared to other washing machine brands, with only 3 Whirlpool washing machines currently on the market in the US. Whirlpool also have worse reviews than the typical washing machine brand, with the average rating of a Whirlpool washing machine being 72%.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Whirlpool washing machine is $85 (based on a person typically doing 5 washes per week), which makes them less efficient than most other washing machine brands.

No. Of Washing Machines
Average Price
$607
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $1,499
Price Distribution of All Washing Machines
No. Of Washing Machines
Average Price
$690
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,749
Price Distribution of Whirlpool Washing Machines

What Do the Whirlpool Washing Machine Reviews Say?

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

Whirlpool logo

Expert Reviews

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

User Reviews

5 stars
20
4 stars
5
3 stars
0
2 stars
2
1 star
3
Whirlpool has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its washing machines than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 83% of user reviews for Whirlpool washing machines are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 96% and 93% respectively across all Washing Machine brands.

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

Average Review Score Samsung Bosch Zanussi Sharp Panasonic Whirlpool
Which? logo
100%
9 reviews
100%
6 reviews
100%
3 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
100%
1 review
60%
1 review
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
90%
1 review
CNET.com logo
80%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
80%
1 review
Average
90%
12 reviews
100%
6 reviews
100%
3 reviews
70%
2 reviews
80%
2 reviews
85%
2 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Whirlpool Washing Machines Received?

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

Compare all award winning washing machines

Number of Awards Samsung Bosch Zanussi Sharp Panasonic Whirlpool
Which? logo
9
6
3
Expert Reviews logo
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
1
Total
11
6
3

How Reliable Are Whirlpool Washing Machines?

We checked over 5,300 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Whirlpool washing machines. 67% of reviews that mention reliability were positive. Therefore the majority of Whirlpool washing machine owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

67% of reviewers think Whirlpool washing machines are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

Its well made
Tesco.com
Good Build Quality
ao.com

NOT RELIABLE

Broke down
amazon.co.uk

Features to Look Out For On Whirlpool Washing Machines

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Whirlpool washing machines that set them apart from the competition. These include Sports Shoes Cycle, 6th Sense Technology and Fresh Care.

Whirlpool Sports Shoes Cycle

Whirlpool washing machines that feature Sports Shoes Cycle include the Whirlpool FSCR10432 ($638).

Whirlpool 6th Sense Technology

Whirlpool washing machines that have a 6th Sense Technology include the Whirlpool FSCR10432 ($638).

Whirlpool Fresh Care

Whirlpool washing machines that feature Fresh Care include the Whirlpool FSCR10432 ($638).

Whirlpool Anti-Crease Technology

Whirlpool washing machines that feature Anti-Crease Technology include the Whirlpool FSCR10432 ($638).

What is the Best Mid-Range Whirlpool Washing Machine?

Whirlpool FSCR10432

$638.04
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Whirlpool FSCR10432
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Whirlpool FSCR10432
10kg
CAPACITY
1,400 RPM
MAXIMUM SPIN
SPEED
48dB
NOISE LEVEL
240 Min
CYCLE TIME
95kWh
ANNUAL ENERGY
$382
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++

A great mid range choice, priced at $638.04 is the Whirlpool FSCR10432, which has a Kagoo Score of 78.

Features We Love:
6th Sense Technology
PrecisionClean
Fresh Care
Big drum capacity (10kg)
Fast maximum spin speed (1,400 RPM)

Owners report that this washing machine isgood in terms of power usage and quiet. It's a drum capacity and staggeringly economical to run 1,400 RPM maximum spin speed washing machine, with a phenomenally quiet 48dB noise level and a good price. It has a remaining time indication, an adjustable temperature and a delayed start timer and features adjustable spin speed.

90
Reviews
2 Reviews
80
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Value for Money
Good
95
Running Costs
$380 Over 10 Years
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Owners report that Whirlpool FSCR10432 has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 85%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the FSCR10432 in the US is $638.04 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Whirlpool Washing Machine?
Is Whirlpool the Best Washing Machine Brand?
What Do the Whirlpool Washing Machine Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Whirlpool Washing Machines Received?
How Reliable Are Whirlpool Washing Machines?
Features to Look Out For On Whirlpool Washing Machines
Whirlpool Sports Shoes Cycle
Whirlpool 6th Sense Technology
Whirlpool Fresh Care
Whirlpool Anti-Crease Technology
What is the Best Mid-Range Whirlpool Washing Machine?

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