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Review of Whirlpool Cabrio 3.6 cu. ft. High-Efficiency Top Load Washer in White, Energy Star (Model # WTW5600XW)
3.10 stars Good Form 220 Reviews
Reviewed on: January 13, 2013 Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$630-$750

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Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Good capacity wash tub
  • Clothes come out smelling fresh
  • Quiet and easy to use
  • Energy-efficient for a lower-priced model
  • Affordable
  • Nice design
  • Can pause a load to add an item

    Cons

  • Cleans unreliably
  • Top lid is not transparent
  • Does not do a good job of removing pet hair
  • Expensive to fix when breaks
  • Fails to remove stains
  • Wrinkles clothes
Review Summary

This is the summary of consumer reviews for Whirlpool Cabrio 3.6 cu. ft. High-Efficiency Top Load Washer in White, Energy Star (Model # WTW5600XW). The BoolPool rating for this product is Good, with 3.10 stars, and the price range is $630-$750.

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

User Voice
Whirlpool Cabrio 3.6 cu. ft. High-Efficiency Top Load Washer in White, Energy Star  (Model # WTW5600XW)
Does not clean clothes properly Does not use enough water Nice design
Review Group #: 1 Rating :
3.00 stars
52 Reviews See Details
Some users say that it cleans clothes very well with less detergent Some users complain that it does not clean clothes
Review Group #: 2 Rating :
3.00 stars
33 Reviews See Details
Does not remove pet hair very well Users are not very happy with this machine
Review Group #: 3 Rating :
3.00 stars
9 Reviews See Details
Quiet Easy to use Not recommended to wash bathroom throw rugs in it Spin cycle is good
Review Group #: 4 Rating :
4.00 stars
10 Reviews See Details
Users are not happy with Whirlpool factory service Top lid is not transparent
Review Group #: 5 Rating :
3.50 stars
11 Reviews See Details
Breaks frequently Expensive to repair A little noisy
Review Group #: 6 Rating :
2.00 stars
11 Reviews See Details
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 #: 7 Rating :
3.00 stars
19 Reviews See Details
Clothes come out extremely wrinkled and worn Some users adjust RPM to avoid wrinkling of clothes
Review Group #: 8 Rating :
3.00 stars
25 Reviews See Details
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Rating : 3.10 stars Form 220 Reviews
Whirlpool Cabrio 3.6 cu. ft. High-Efficiency Top Load Washer in White, Energy Star  (Model # WTW5600XW)
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Rating : 3.10 stars Form 220 Reviews
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