Review of LG Electronics Front Control Dishwasher with Stainless Steel Tub (Models: LDS5540ST, LDS5540BB, LDS5540WW)
Reviewed on: February 16, 2014
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Pros & Cons
The LG Electronics Front Control Dishwasher with Stainless Steel Tub is a quality built product that washes and dries dishes very well. It works efficiently and runs quietly to do its job. At 48 dBA, this dishwasher is among the quietest dishwashers in its class. A newly enhanced EasyRack System easily adjusts on-the-fly with color coded, fully adjustable tines to accommodate up to 14 place settings. This LG Dishwasher features 5 wash cycles and 5 wash levels for flexible cleaning options.
The dishes are sure to come out clean and dry with the heating feature of the dishwasher. Stainless steel tub gives a premium look and resists corrosion, with the help of LG's Hybrid Condensing Drying system, that circulates air from outside the dishwasher through the tub. The stainless steel tub also assists to deliver outstanding drying performance by providing higher heat retention
However, many user reviews mention that dish racks don't seem very well designed since the plates and dishes keep falling. Also, some users find that this dishwasher takes a lot of time to clean the dishes. What is more convenient to have that the dishwasher seems to be lacking is a light that can notify the user when the washing is done or currently ongoing, as mentioned in the reviews.
Overall, the LG Electronics Front Control Dishwasher with Stainless Steel Tub is an efficient, quiet, spacious and good quality dishwasher. It is a great combination of good looks and great technology.
- LDS5540ST: Stainless Steel
- LDS5540BB: Black
- LDS5540WW: White
- Unit Dimensions (WxHxD): 23 3/4" x 33 1/2" x 24 5/8"
- Required Clearances (WxHxD): 24” x 33 1/2" x 24”
- Carton Dimensions (WxHxD): 27 1/5" x 35 1/10" x 29 3/5"
- Weight (Unit/Carton): 90.8 lbs / 97 lbs
Review Group #: 1
Super quiet • Cleans well • Dishes come out dry • Also has a quick cycle • Has a heated drying cycle • Works even with no heating coil
Review Group #: 2
Runs quietly • Cycles are little long • Looks great in the kitchen • Efficient • Spacious • Quality built
Review Group #: 3
Bottom rack has a flat bottom • Adjustable tines and racks • Easy to load • Holds a lot of dishes in bottom rack • Allows Tupperware-like pieces on the bottom rack • Many different patterns in the top rack and the tines in the bottom rack don't line up so that many of my plates fall over • Has a solid food disposal
Review Group #: 4
Cleans and dries dishes well • Easy to install • Plays a little tune after cleaning • No light to tell you when the dishes are clean • Dish racks don't seem very well designed
Review Group #: 5
Quick and easy to install • Good quality • Easy to buy online • Great delivery time • Has great features • Runs quietly • Adjustable rack
Where to Buy
HomeDepot.com Rating: 4.50 stars from 123 reviews, Price: $718.00