50points

Kenmore 31523

87points

Whirlpool WFW862CHC

Kenmore 31523
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
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Kenmore 31523 vs Whirlpool WFW862CHC

Kenmore 31523
Whirlpool WFW862CHC

Why is Kenmore 31523 better than Whirlpool WFW862CHC?

  • 306kWh lower power consumption per year
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    170kWhvs476kWh
  • 1209.8l more drum volume
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    1330.8lvs121l
  • 28.5mm shorter
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    952.5mmvs981mm
  • 80.2mm thinner
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    721.5mmvs801.7mm
  • 47.17kg lighter
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    66.23kgvs113398g
  • 0.8mm narrower
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    685mmvs685.8mm
  • Top loading machine
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Why is Whirlpool WFW862CHC better than Kenmore 31523?

  • Has a hot water connection
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  • 29 more cycle programs
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    37vs8
  • Has a load sensor
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  • 200rpm higher maximum spin speed
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    1200rpmvs1000rpm
  • Has delay start option
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  • Has a direct drive motor
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  • Front loading machine
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  • Is stackable
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General info

1.has a hot water connection
Kenmore 31523
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
A hot water connection means that you can provide the machine with hot water from your main hot water supply. This can be faster than an internal heater and can save money if you have a cheap and efficient water heater.
2.has top energy efficiency rating
Kenmore 31523
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
The appliance is either Energy Star Certified, or has an EU energy efficiency rating of A++ or A+++. This means it consumes around 20-30% less energy than is required by the minimum local standards for energy efficiency.
3.annual power consumption

170kWh

476kWh

The more power per year a device consumes, the less energy efficient it is, making it more costly over time.
4.has aqua stop
Kenmore 31523
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
Aqua stop machines have a special mechanical system which cuts off the water flow into the tub if a fault occurs with the inlet pipe.
5.height

952.5mm

981mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
6.has a direct drive motor
Kenmore 31523
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
A direct drive motor has no belt and pulley. This means it wastes less power in friction, are less prone to breakdowns and have longer lifetimes in general. They are able to operate more quietly and with less vibration.

Design

1.front loading machine
Kenmore 31523
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
Front loading machines are good as you can use the space above and sometimes stack a dryer on top. In general front loading machines use less energy, using less water by only partly filling the drum and obtaining higher spin speeds which clean without requiring as much heat.
2.Is stackable
Kenmore 31523
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
Stackable machines are ideal if you have limited space as you could stack a tumble dryer on top of a washing machine.
3.Has a transparent door
Kenmore 31523
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
With a transparent door you can look inside the machine and see what laundry is inside.
4.has a dot matrix display
Kenmore 31523
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
Dot matrix displays can show important text or graphics using a matrix of lights or mechanical indicators like the display on a calculator.
5.There is the option to adjust the height of the machine
Kenmore 31523
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
You can adjust the height of the machine which means that if the floor is uneven you can level it out.
6.Has a honeycomb drum
Kenmore 31523
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
The slightly sculptured surface structure of the honeycomb drum creates a thin film of water or air which gently cushions and protects your laundry.

Washing

1.number of cycle programs

8

37

With a wider range of programs to choose from you can be more specific and choose the best, most economic program for your needs.
2.Has a load sensor
Kenmore 31523
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
Machines with a load sensor can weigh the load and adjust settings accordingly. This means you don't have to feel as guilty about doing a smaller load as the machine will use less water.
3.maximum spin speed

1000rpm

1200rpm

A faster spin speed means you can get things cleaner with a lower temperature of the water. Using a fast spin also extracts water, meaning that the clothes come out nearly dry. Generally, anything over 1,000 rpm is very good.
4.drum volume

1330.8l

121l

With a bigger drum you can fit in larger items such as duvets, or do a big load at once.
5.has delay start option
Kenmore 31523
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
With a delay start option you can schedule the machine to begin at a later time. You can also set the machine to wash at night if your electricity is cheaper outside of peak times.
6.has a pause option
Kenmore 31523
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
This means you can stop the machine if you want to add something you forgot, or get something out that you need urgently.

Features

1.has self cleaning detergent drawer
Kenmore 31523
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
The detergent drawer is washed automatically to prevent a build up of old detergent.
2.has a child lock
Kenmore 31523
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
3.has a Wi-Fi diagnostic system
Kenmore 31523
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
The machine is linked up to a monitoring center using Wi-Fi. If the machine has any faults the center will respond by contacting you and helping you to fix the problem.
4.has a smartphone diagnostic system
Kenmore 31523
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
Any faults with your machine can be detected and diagnosed at an early stage with a smartphone. The machine will send a signal indicating what is wrong and how to fix it, without you having to call for help.
5.has an end of cycle signal
Kenmore 31523
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
The machine will let you know when it is finished with an alarm or even by playing a tune.

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