Review of Electrolux 4.2 cu. ft. Front Load Steam Washer - IQ-Touch Control Model: EIFLS55IIW (Island White) and EIFLS55IMB (Mediterranean Blue)
$930-$1100 (Based on color)Price Range
Reviewed on: January 31, 2013
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Pros & Cons
The Electrolux 4.2 cu. ft. Front Load Steam Washer (IQ-Touch Control Model in Island White and Mediterranean Blue) is a very quiet machine with 11 wash cycles including Sanitize and Perfect Steam options. Boasting of a 4.2 cu. ft. stainless steel drum, this roomy washer not only sanitizes dirty socks but also handles huge king comforters. Most of the cycles finish their rotations within half an hour and the clothes come out spotless. It also has a 18 minutes fast wash cycle. Favorite wash settings can be personalized and customized and are available at the touch of a button.
This Electrolux Front Load washer is Eco-Friendly and is 75% more energy efficient. Customers have seen a significant reduction to their water bills, as this product uses less water for its work. It features a Perfect Balance System to reduce the vibration and to keep oversize wash loads balanced for smooth and quiet operation. It is perfect for installation upstairs -- even near bedrooms.
But many are on the fence when it comes to the durability of the product. While some are happy with the washer, others have encountered some technical problems. Few recommend getting the extended warranty to safeguard against these issues. Reviewers also feel that the washer is overpriced.
Overall, the Electrolux EIFLS55I Front Load Steam Washer is a high-end, easy to use, washer that offers a wide range of wash cycles and customization features. It is fairly efficient and provides a good washing and spinning performance.
- Base Model: EIFLS55I
- Island White (Model: EIFLS55IIW)
- Mediterranean Blue (Model: EIFLS55IMB)
Comes in 2 colors:
- Height (with 15" Pedestal) - 53"
- Height (without 15" Pedestal) - 38"
- Width - 27"
- Depth (to Center of Arc Not Including Hose) - 31-1/2"
- Depth (with Door 90 degrees Open) - 50-3/5"
- Product Weight (lbs) - 237
- Shipping Weight (lbs) - 247
Review Group #: 1
High spin cycle takes out most of the water • Cleans and sanitizes clothes well
Review Group #: 2
The extended warranty is a good investment for this product.
Review Group #: 3
Users love this washer • Large drum capacity.
Review Group #: 4
Uses less water • Option to clean the drum after every cycle • Always retains a clean smell
Review Group #: 5
Door can be reversed to match with dryer • Door settings make transfer of clothes from washer to dryer easier • Need to use close button gently to close the door • Quiet to open and close the door
Review Group #: 6
Easy to use • Highly recommended by users
Where to Buy
|Amazon||$929.00||Ships from and sold by HCcost. (Above price is for Island White)|
|AjMadison||$1073.70||Above price is for Mediterranean Blue.|
Amazon.com Rating: 1.90 stars from 37 reviews.
Lowes.com Rating: 3.71 stars from 17 reviews.
HomeDepot.com Rating: 4.50 stars from 37 reviews.
Cnet.com Rating: 3.00 stars from 3 reviews.