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Whirlpool WTW8600YW

Whirlpool WTW8600YW
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Whirlpool WTW8600YW review: specs and price

Whirlpool WTW8600YW
Whirlpool WTW8600YW
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Why is Whirlpool WTW8600YW better than the average?

  • Number of cycle programs
    13vs12.61
  • Drum volume
    130.25lvs82.65l

Top specs and features

General info

1.has top energy efficiency rating
Whirlpool WTW8600YW

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

701.6mm

Best

Hoover OPH 716DF

60mm

4.has a direct drive motor
Whirlpool WTW8600YW

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.width

700mm

Best

Whirlpool AWE 8840

400mm

Design

1.front loading machine
Whirlpool WTW8600YW

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

2.Has a transparent door
Whirlpool WTW8600YW

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

3.There is the option to adjust the height of the machine
Whirlpool WTW8600YW

You can adjust the height of the machine which means that if the floor is uneven you can level it out.

4.top loading machine
Whirlpool WTW8600YW

Top loading machines are good because you can load and unload without bending down. In general they have less problems with mold accumulating and on average a wash takes less time. In general they are cheaper to buy and are a good space saving option.

Washing

1.Has a load sensor
Whirlpool WTW8600YW

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.

2.number of cycle programs

13

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.has delay start option
Whirlpool WTW8600YW

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.

4.drum volume

130.25l

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

5.Has an eco cold wash option
Whirlpool WTW8600YW

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

6.maximum delay start

10hrs

This is the maximum amount of time you can set the machine to begin in the future.

Best

IFB AW7201RB

48hrs

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