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 40,000 user and expert reviews and 90+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.
Whirlpool are recognised for their mid-range and popular washing machines. Their washing machines start at $403 for the FWG71484 which has a noise level of 51dB, a maximum spin speed of 1,400 RPM and a drum capacity of 7kg and go up to $789 for the FSCR 12430 which has a noise level of 49dB, a maximum spin speed of 1,400 RPM and a drum capacity of 12kg. The average price of a new Whirlpool washing machine is $580.
Whirlpool are recognised for their mid-range and popular washing machines.
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.
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.
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Whirlpool Washing Machines
There's a wide selection of Whirlpool washing machines available compared to other washing machine brands, with 5 Whirlpool washing machines currently on the market in the US. At an average purchase price of $580, Whirlpool washing machines also tend to be cheaper than most other washing machine brands which makes them a popular choice with consumers.
The average review score for a Whirlpool washing machine is 76%.
However Whirlpool have worse reviews than the typical washing machine brand, with the average rating of a Whirlpool washing machine being 76%. 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 $618
Price Distribution of All Washing Machines
No. Of Washing Machines
Average Price $580
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 has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its washing machines than most other brands.
Over 60% of expert reviews and 86% of user reviews for Whirlpool washing machines are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 88% and 94% respectively across all Washing Machine brands.
Purchasers of Whirlpool washing machines frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use.
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.
How Many Industry Awards Have Whirlpool Washing Machines Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 1 industry award for a Whirlpool washing machine. The table below compares the number of awards received by Whirlpool to other popular washing machine brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
Whirlpool has won 1 award for its washing machines.
We checked over 40,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Whirlpool washing machines. 57% of reviews that mention reliability were positive. Therefore the majority of Whirlpool washing machine owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
57% 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:
handles seem robust
Its well made
Poor product reliability
Features to Look Out For On Whirlpool Washing Machines
A great mid range choice, priced at $624.45 is the Whirlpool FSCR10432, which has a Kagoo Score of 88.
Features We Love:
6th Sense Technology
Big drum capacity (10kg)
Fast maximum spin speed (1,400 RPM)
The highest scoring large washing machine on the market, with excellent expert reviews and a fair price. It has a remaining time indication, an adjustable temperature and a delayed start timer and features adjustable spin speed. Multiple reviews mentioned that this washing machine has a good display and it's very quiet, and easy to use.
Value for Money
$370 Over 10 Years
Multiple reviews mentioned that Whirlpool FSCR10432 has very good expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with an average overall rating of 88%, based on 11 reviews.
The cheapest price that we could find for the FSCR10432 in the US is $624.45 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.
If you're looking for a high end Whirlpool washing machine then the Whirlpool FSCR12441 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 76, but is a bit more expensive at $754.38.
Features We Love:
6th Sense Technology
Big drum capacity (12kg)
Multiple reviews mentioned that this washing machine has a big capacity. It's a drum capacity and very economical to run average noise level washing machine, with a good spec and an industry award. It has a child lock and a load balancing system, supports Wi-Fi and features self-cleaning.
1 Review + 1 Award
$420 Over 10 Years
Owners report that Whirlpool FSCR12441 has outstanding expert reviews with an average expert rating of 100%.
The cheapest price that we could find for the FSCR12441 in the US is $754.38 but in total we found only 1 price for it.