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LG WT5170HV

LG WT5170HV
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LG WT5170HV review: specs and price

LG WT5170HV
LG WT5170HV
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Why is LG WT5170HV better than the average?

  • Number of cycle programs
    14vs12.61
  • Drum volume
    133.08lvs82.65l
  • Weight
    66kgvs68.65kg

Top specs and features

General info

1.has top energy efficiency rating
LG WT5170HV

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.

2.height

1.15m

Best

Samsung WF70F5E5P4W

800mm

3.thickness

720.7mm

Best

Hoover OPH 716DF

60mm

4.has a direct drive motor
LG WT5170HV

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.

5.weight

66kg

Best

Haier JW-W55E

25.5kg

6.width

685mm

Best

Whirlpool AWE 8840

400mm

Design

1.Is stackable
LG WT5170HV

Stackable machines are ideal if you have limited space as you could stack a tumble dryer on top of a washing machine.

For example

Whirlpool Duet WFW70HEBW

2.front loading machine
LG WT5170HV

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.

For example

Beko WMB 71232 PTE

3.has a dot matrix display
LG WT5170HV

Dot matrix displays can show important text or graphics using a matrix of lights or mechanical indicators like the display on a calculator.

4.Has a transparent door
LG WT5170HV

With a transparent door you can look inside the machine and see what laundry is inside.

5.Has a honeycomb drum
LG WT5170HV

The slightly sculptured surface structure of the honeycomb drum creates a thin film of water or air which gently cushions and protects your laundry.

For example

Miele W 693 F WPM

6.has a reversible door
LG WT5170HV

A reversible door is useful if the machine is in a corner, so you can make it open more conveniently. It also means the door is easy to remove and can be replaced if needed.

For example

LG F14A7FDS

Washing

1.maximum spin speed

1100rpm

A faster spin speed means you can get things cleaner with a lower temperature of water. Using a fast spin also extracts water, meaning that the clothes come out nearly dry. Generally, anything over 1000 rpm is very good.

Best

Asko W6884ECO

1800rpm

2.number of cycle programs

14

With a wider range of programs to choose from you can be more specific and choose the best, most economic program for your needs.

Best

Gorenje W9865E

31

3.drum volume

133.08l

With a bigger drum you can fit in larger items such as duvets, or do a big load at once.

Best

Kenmore 31522

1330.8l

4.has delay start option
LG WT5170HV

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.

5.Has an eco cold wash option
LG WT5170HV

With an eco wash option, you can help the environment while saving on water heating costs. With this option, the machine utilizes cold water and a fast spin for effective cleaning.

For example

Panasonic NA-127VB4

Features

1.has a child lock
LG WT5170HV

A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.

2.has a WiFi diagnostic system
LG WT5170HV

The machine is linked up to a monitoring centre using WiFi. If the machine has any faults the centre will respond by contacting you and helping you to fix the problem.

For example

Samsung WF12F9E6P4W

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