If you are wondering how LG washing machines compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 5,300 washing machines by objectively and impartially analysing over 41,000 user and expert reviews and 40+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.
LG are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular washing machines. Their washing machines start at $725 for the WM3770HVA which has a noise level of 53dB, a maximum spin speed of 1,300 RPM and a drum capacity of 7kg and go up to $1,571 for the WM9000H which has a noise level of 53dB, a maximum spin speed of 1,300 RPM and a drum capacity of 8kg. The average price of a new LG washing machine is $1,048.
LG are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular washing machines.
Is LG the Best Washing Machine Brand?
So are LG 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.
LG is ranked the No. 2 best washing machine brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that LG is the 2nd best washing machine brand out there.
Let's look at how LG 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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There's a wide selection of LG washing machines available compared to other washing machine brands, with 9 LG washing machines currently on the market in the United States. LG also have better reviews than the typical washing machine brand, with the average rating of a LG washing machine being 86%.
The average review score for a LG washing machine is 86%.
However LG washing machines tend to be more expensive than most other washing machine brands making them a less popular choice with consumers. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of LG washing machine is $81 (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 $460
Price Distribution of All Washing Machines
No. Of Washing Machines
Average Price $1,048
Price Distribution of LG Washing Machines
What Do the LG Washing Machine Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every LG washing machine to work out the average distribution of reviews for LG and then compared this to the other washing machine brands.
LG has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its washing machines than most other washing machine brands.
Over 90% of expert reviews and 92% of user reviews for LG washing machines are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% and 93% respectively across all Washing Machine brands.
Purchasers of LG washing machines frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, had a good capacity and an environmentally responsible design.
Looking at just the expert reviews, in the table below we compare the average review score given to LG 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 LG Washing Machines Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 1 industry award for an LG washing machine. The table below compares the number of awards given to LG to other popular washing machine brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
We checked over 41,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of LG washing machines. 20 of these reviews that mention reliability of which 88% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of LG washing machine owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
88% of reviewers think LG washing machines are reliable.
So, most people think that LG washing machines are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for LG washing machines that mention reliability:
well built - I was impressed as soon as I lifted it out of the box
This new machine appears even better built
It flooded enough to damage drywall in the basement below our laundry room
Reliability has been a problem
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