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Kenmore Elite Washing Machine

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Kenmore Elite Washing Machine
 
4.6

(based on 11 reviews)

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This machine has a large capacity and is a top loader.

I love my top loading machine. I have nothing bad to say about it. I'm young, so bending over and into the tub doesn't bother me in the slightest. I actually prefer a...Read complete review

I love my top loading machine. I have nothing bad to say about it. I'm young, so bending over and into the tub doesn't bother me in the slightest. I actually prefer a top loader over a front loader. For me, top loading machines hold more, don't leak, don't make as much of a racket, they seem to use more water and thus rinse better, and I have an easier time loading my machine.

This machine has been serving me wonderfully.

Energy Efficiency
I don't know how energy efficient it is because I have no real measure, however, the wash cycles usually run about a full hour or an hour and a half from start to finish so I can only imagine that it is using a fair bit of energy to run this long. It has a warm, warm cycle which would use up a lot of energy and it even has warm rinses available. I choose cold, cold always.

Cleaning Time
It has lower cycles I can set my items on but it doesn't dash as hard or as long. I can tolerate the hour to hour and half cycles just fine, but I wish there were shorter cycles that just dashed a bit harder.

Performance
I love my machine. It performs well everytime. The only time I have had any issues with my washer is when I used some of the cleaning pods and they left behind residue.

Ease of Use
This machine is super easy to use. I set my cycle on delicate or regular or even heavy duty, I choose which water temperature setting I prefer, and then I press the start button. The lid needs to be down before it starts dashing (my old Kenmore would dash no matter what position the lid was in).

Design
The machine is a bit bulky and I feel with modern advances, it could be so much lighter. Other than the weight, I love the machine. I wish it had a place to hand the cord when I unplug it though. I resolved this issue by handing a screweye in the wall.

Durability
My last Kenmore was nearly as old as I am (mid-twenties). This one has held up well for me for the last two years. I tried a Hotpoint and went through two before I opted to get a refund and get a pricier, but better Kenmore.

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I don't think this washer gets my clothes as clean as my old washer did.

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I don't really have anyway to tell how much energy it uses but it...Read complete review

I don't think this washer gets my clothes as clean as my old washer did.

Energy Efficiency
I don't really have anyway to tell how much energy it uses but it was rated good

Cleaning Time
I am surprised how long it takes for this washer to run a cycle

Performance
Hopefully the clothes are clean but the whites weren't white to begin with. I have learned a few things and it better now. I was told by the dealer that one mistake I was making is you shouldn't use liquid softener or your whites won't get white.

Ease of Use
It is very easy to use. It is digital and you can't go wrong

Design
I wish I had bought a washer with an agitator to get the clothes really clean.

Durability
I guess I haven't had it long enough to know for sure but it seems to be holding up alright.

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5.0

fantastic machine!

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Comments about Kenmore Elite Washing Machine:

I love this washing machine. It has multiple settings, from handwash to heavy duty bedding and sanitize. It adjusts the water level to the amount of clothes in it automatically. 2 small pieces of clothes and the level is less than 4 inches. Filled to the top and the water is to the top. So many options for what you need to wash and without a standard agitator there is a ton more room--along with it being a bigger washer anyway. I can fit a basket and a half of clothes to wash every cycle. standard wash cycle takes an hour and it spins the clothes to almost dry. I have washed formal wear and winter coats that are dry clean only without incidence in it.

Ease of Use
too many choices to wash! sometimes I can't decide which button I want.

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