Review of Whirlpool Cabrio 3.6 cu. ft. High-Efficiency Top Load Washer in White, Energy Star (Model # WTW5600XW)
Reviewed on: January 13, 2013
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Pros & Cons
Whirlpool Cabrio WTW5600XW is a High-Efficiency Top Load Washer with 3.6 cu. ft. stainless steel wash tub and 11 different wash cycles. It comes with a quiet package and it is easy to use with simple controls.This washer is energy efficient and qualifies as ENERGY STAR equipment. It has auto load size sensing technology to save water by controlling the water fill level. Users like the design of this washer. It is priced in an affordable price range.
This washer does not get much respect from the users since it does not wash clothes reliably. In many cases, it fails to remove stains and pet hair from clothes after washing. The top lid is not transparent and users can not peek inside when cycle is in progress. It is expensive to get the washer fixed when it breaks. Some users complained that this washer broke after few months. Many users recommend using Bulky Items Cycle for normal washing to get the clothes clean.
Overall, Whirlpool Cabrio WTW5600XW gets mixed reviews from users and gets a moderate rating. Major complain from users revolves around its unreliable washing and cleaning. The machine may wrinkle and spoil clothes during laundry. Not many users like this washer and do not recommend to other buyers.
Model Number Variations: A similar model may also be listed with select retailers with the following model #: WTW5640XW
Best paired with these dryers:
Cabrio High Efficiency Electric Dryer with Eco Monitor Model # WED5600XW
Cabrio High Efficiency Gas Dryer with Eco Monitor Model # WGD5600XW
Review Group #: 1
Does not clean clothes properly • Does not use enough water • Nice design
Review Group #: 2
Some users say that it cleans clothes very well with less detergent • Some users complain that it does not clean clothes
Review Group #: 3
Does not remove pet hair very well • Users are not very happy with this machine
Review Group #: 4
Quiet • Easy to use • Not recommended to wash bathroom throw rugs in it • Spin cycle is good
Review Group #: 5
Users are not happy with Whirlpool factory service • Top lid is not transparent
Review Group #: 6
Breaks frequently • Expensive to repair • A little noisy
Review Group #: 7
Wash cycles are long • Uses less water but may use more electricity • Spin cycle does a good job of getting most water out of clothes • Can pause a load to add an item
Review Group #: 8
Clothes come out extremely wrinkled and worn • Some users adjust RPM to avoid wrinkling of clothes
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