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Whirlpool Cabrio WTW5600X[W]
 
Approximate retail price:
$700
We expect this model to perform similarly to the tested Whirlpool Cabrio WTW5700X[W] although it may differ in price and features.
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About - Whirlpool Cabrio WTW5600X[W]

The Whirlpool Cabrio WTW5600X[W] is a top-loading washing machine available from Whirlpool. The Cabrio WTW5600X[W] typically costs $700 .

Consumer Reports recommends that you match the features on a model to the needs you have. Here's our take on some of the specifications and features that are commonly available on top-loading washing machine models like the Cabrio WTW5600X[W].


Energy star:
The federal Energy Star program, administered by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy, identifies a wide range of home appliances that use 10-50% less energy and water than standard models. These appliances can help you use less energy at home and save money on your utility bills.

Stainless-steel tub:
Tubs constructed of stainless steel are likely to be more durable than plastic or porcelain, and they allow for higher spin speeds. Plastic is the next most durable choice.

Auto temp. control:
This feature automatically mixes hot and cold water to reach the chosen wash temperature (which differs on various makes of washers). It's a good way to compensate for normal variations in tap-water temperature and prevents problems caused by water that's too cold, which keeps detergent from working properly.

Tested Model
The Ratings of Whirlpool Cabrio WTW5700X[W] were applied to untested model Whirlpool Cabrio WTW5600X[W], which in our judgment is enough alike in its performance, features, and specs that our test results apply to both.
Whirlpool Cabrio WTW5700X[W]
Approximate retail price:
$800
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About This Brand

As with Kenmore, Whirlpool has a number of lines: Whirlpool Duet HT, Whirlpool Duet Steam, Whirlpool Duet Sport HT, and Whirlpool Duet Sport. In the coming year, Whirlpool will be promoting and advancing the use of steam on more of its models across the line. Prices range from $800 to $1,600. Whirlpool washers are known for the wide range of model choices and the variety of features on those machines.

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Features & Specs - Whirlpool Cabrio WTW5600X[W]
info Energy star Yes
info Stainless-steel tub Yes
info Auto temp. control Yes
info Auto bleach dispenser No
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User Reviews - Whirlpool Cabrio WTW5600X[W]
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1.0
Save your Money!
10/7/2014
Pros
Cons
Breaks Down
Best Uses
Comment:
We loved this washer until it leaked and rusted out at 3 YEARS-OLD. Whirlpool said too bad you didn't buy the extended warranty. Save your money and frustration and look elsewhere.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
Never again
7/10/2014
Pros
Energy Efficient
Cons
Breaks Down
Company Does Not Back Ite
Noisy
Shakes/Moves
Best Uses
Everyday Clothes
Comment:
6 months after owning this machine, the gear case went out. Now 3 years after purchase, it went out again. Whirlpool only will offer more extended warranty programs for purchase as their way of support. According to them 3 years old, is a old washing machine. Guess it is time to replace with a different company. I will never purchase whirlpool again.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
junk junk junk
3/9/2014
Pros
Cons
Breaks Down
Doesn't Clean Effectively
Leaky
Long Cycle
Noisy
Shakes/Moves
Best Uses
Comment:
never work right. smelly clothes small loads big loads never cleaned them. every load goes out of balance and has to be readjusted in order to spin. lid broke off after 6 months. bearings bad after a year. wont finish a cycle in any mode. not worth it at half the price, not worth it if it was free. RECALL this junk.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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