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Should You Buy an Electrolux Washing Machine?

Matthew
Updated 03 May 2020
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should you buy an Electrolux Washing Machine?

Electrolux is one of the most popular washing machine brands as well as being well known for its vacuum cleaners, fridge freezers and ovens. The company behind Electrolux also manufacturers Zanussi Washing Machines.

We've collated all the key information on Electrolux washing machines in this handy guide. We've analysed over 40,000 user and expert reviews and 50+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 5,400 washing machines to impartially compare each washing machine brand.

The average price of a new Electrolux washing machine is $1,596.

Is Electrolux the Best Washing Machine Brand?

So are Electrolux 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.

Electrolux is ranked the No. 11 best washing machine brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Electrolux is the 11th best washing machine brand out there.

#1
Germany
95%
95%
3,060 reviews
#2
LG
South Korea
94%
94%
1,210 reviews
#3
United States
87%
87%
109 reviews
#4
United States
86%
86%
1,775 reviews
#5
South Korea
85%
85%
5,671 reviews
#6
Germany
80%
80%
126 reviews
#7
Italy
80%
80%
1,990 reviews
#8
AEG
Germany
65%
65%
551 reviews
#9
United States
64%
64%
6,443 reviews
#10
China
64%
64%
203 reviews
#11
Sweden
62%
62%
3 reviews
#12
Magic Chef
54%
54%
0 reviews
#13
Maytag
United States
52%
52%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Electrolux 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
Electrolux Washing Machines

At an average purchase price of $1,596, Electrolux washing machines tend to be more expensive than most other washing machine brands. Electrolux also have a number of great features including Anti-Bacterial Cycle and Gentle Cycle which sets them apart from the competition.

There's a smaller selection of Electrolux washing machines available compared to other washing machine brands, with only 1 Electrolux washing machine currently on the market in the US. Electrolux also have worse reviews than the typical washing machine brand, with the average rating of a Electrolux washing machine being 64%.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Electrolux washing machine is $86 (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
$594
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $1,799
Price Distribution of All Washing Machines
No. Of Washing Machines
Average Price
$1,596
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $2,299
Price Distribution of Electrolux Washing Machines

What Do the Electrolux Washing Machine Reviews Say?

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

5 stars
0
4 stars
2
3 stars
1
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Electrolux has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its washing machines than most other brands.

Over 67% of expert reviews for Electrolux washing machines are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 89% across all washing machine brands.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Electrolux 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 LG Whirlpool Miele Electrolux
Which? logo
100%
9 reviews
100%
6 reviews
100%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
90%
4 reviews
80%
2 reviews
70%
2 reviews
67%
3 reviews
80%
2 reviews
73%
3 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
87%
6 reviews
93%
3 reviews
95%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
92%
5 reviews
90%
2 reviews
CNET.com logo
75%
2 reviews
70%
3 reviews
Digitaltrends.com logo
70%
2 reviews
70%
1 review
reviewed.com logo
68%
1 review
84%
1 review
dday.it logo
82%
1 review
M3.idg.se logo
100%
1 review
pcforalla.idg.se logo
100%
1 review
Pocket Lint logo
80%
1 review
tweakers.net logo
100%
1 review
chipchick.com logo
Average
78%
32 reviews
93%
11 reviews
78%
11 reviews
81%
5 reviews
87%
4 reviews
73%
3 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Electrolux Washing Machines Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Electrolux 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 LG Whirlpool Miele Electrolux
Which? logo
9
6
1
Expert Reviews logo
5
2
Trusted Reviews logo
3
2
1
Digitaltrends.com logo
2
Les Numeriques.com logo
2
chipchick.com logo
1
M3.idg.se logo
1
pcforalla.idg.se logo
1
reviewed.com logo
1
Total
25
8
2
1
1

Features to Look Out For On Electrolux Washing Machines

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Electrolux washing machines that set them apart from the competition. These include Anti-Bacterial Cycle and Gentle Cycle.

Electrolux Anti-Bacterial Cycle

Electrolux washing machines that feature Anti-Bacterial Cycle include the Electrolux WE170P ($1,606).

Electrolux Gentle Cycle

Electrolux washing machines that feature Gentle Cycle include the Electrolux WE170P ($1,606).

What is the Best High End Electrolux Washing Machine?

Electrolux WE170P

$1,605.95
Crampton and Moore
Electrolux WE170P
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Electrolux WE170P
8kg
CAPACITY
1,400 RPM
MAXIMUM SPIN
SPEED
49dB
NOISE LEVEL
70 Min
CYCLE TIME
182kWh
ANNUAL ENERGY
CONSUMPTION
$551
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++

If you're looking for a high end Electrolux washing machine then the Electrolux WE170P takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 71, but is a bit more expensive at $1,605.95.

Features We Love:
Fast maximum spin speed (1,400 RPM)
Quieter than average noise level (49dB)
Faster than average cycle time (70 min)
Child lock
Delayed start timer

A good spec and economical to run 8kg capacity washing machine, good for small families. It has a child lock, an adjustable temperature and a delayed start timer and features adjustable spin speed.

78
Features
Good Features
60
Value for Money
Good
74
Running Costs
$550 Over 10 Years
71
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The Electrolux WE170P is 597mm wide, 850mm tall, 624mm deep and weighs 80.5kg.

Electrolux WE170P front view

The cheapest price that we could find for the WE170P in the US is $1,605.95 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy an Electrolux Washing Machine?
Is Electrolux the Best Washing Machine Brand?
What Do the Electrolux Washing Machine Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Electrolux Washing Machines Received?
Features to Look Out For On Electrolux Washing Machines
Electrolux Anti-Bacterial Cycle
Electrolux Gentle Cycle
What is the Best High End Electrolux Washing Machine?

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