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.
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
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
Price Distribution of All Washing Machines
No. Of Washing Machines
Average Price $690
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 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.
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.
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:
Its well made
Good Build Quality
Features to Look Out For On Whirlpool Washing Machines
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
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.
Value for Money
$380 Over 10 Years
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.