Best dishwashers reviews and features

Our dishwasher reviews cover several best dishwashers.

After writing best outdoor grill and oven trends for 2007, we decided that dishwasher review and features article comes just naturally. Eventually, once grilling and eating is over, you have to wash those dishes.

Double drawer dishwasher – KitchenAid Architect Series


The first dishwasher to review is KithchenAid double drawer dishwasher.

Dishdrawers are one of the new innovations in dishwashing that offers a myriad of options when it comes to configuring your kitchen.

This KitchenAid drawer dishwasher is particularly convenient, not to mention easy on the environment and your pocketbook.

This Energy Star qualified drawer dishwasher requires 33% less energy than a standard model and enables smaller loads to be washed more frequently, eliminating the need to run a partially full load.

It offers 5 washing cycles, customizable lower rack with rack inserts, 10 place settings and sleek stainless steel finish.

KithchenAid sells them from $1,350 and up.

Kenmore Elite dishwasher


The next in dishwasher reviews is Stainless Steel Kenmore Elite 24-inch built-in dishwasher, a stylish and functional unit featuring a one-piece fully integrated door that hides electronic control for a sleek and stylish look.

Kenmore TurboZone with Rotating Spray Jet enables the dishwasher to clean even the most caked-on food, eliminating the need to rinse and soak dishes before washing them.

The SmartWash with Optical Soil Sensor cycle cleans dishes using the precise amount of water, energy and time required, while the 6-level direct feed Ultra Wash System delivers reliable cleaning performance with each wash cycle.

This Kenmore Elite dishwasher spacious interior features the Giant Tub design, allowing space for a wide variety of pots, pans and other cookware, and the No-Flip Clips keep dishes secure and in place while washing.

The QuietGuard Ultra sound insulation on this unit ensures the quietest possible operations. The price is $1,200.

Dacor Millennia dishwasher

The new Dacor Millennia dishwasher elevates a simple household chore to an act of style and sophistication.

The 24” Millennia has clean lines and streamlined designs are perfect for a modern kitchen.

While we review this dishwasher, we found it to be one of the best buys.

The Dacor dishwasher features the Millennia style handle, stainless steel interior and exterior, height adjustable racks, 3 spray arms and a filter systems.

The hidden control panel features illuminated button and a digital display that lets you chose between 5 wash cycles – Auto, Heavy, Normal, Short, Rinse, and 3 wash options – Hi-Temp, Delay, Sanitize.

Yours for a mere $1,000.

Ariston stainless steel integrated dishwasher

Ariston dishwasher from Elegance line, the LI700 model is the stainless steel integrated dishwasher that features with 7 programs, 12 place settings, excellent soundproofing, advanced drying system, program and wash phase indicator lights, built-in water softener indicator light, platinum multi-system rack and baskets, concealed heating element, and adjustable top rack among other advanced features.

Curve handle and hidden controls make this stylish Ariston dishwasher a bargain at the price of $1,200.

Siemens hiDefinition dishwasher

All reviews we have read note that Siemens hiDefinition dishwasher represents the best of German engineering, packaged in the sleek, European style body.

This extremely quiet dishwasher features 4 specialty cycles and convenient features including Auto Wash and xPress.

The hiDefinition dishwasher will cleanse and thoroughly sanitize everything from china and crystal, to stainless steel and stoneware.

The Auto Wash feature to vary cycle time, water usage, energy usage and wash temperature.

The xPress feature reduces the wash cycle time by 30%.

The new Sanitizer option makes sure that your dishes are 99.9% bacteria-free and can be used with any cycle.

Available in black, white and stainless steel finishes. Best of all, it cost you only $530.

Asko dishwasher

Manufactured in Sweden, Asko dishwashers are sold in few stores that carry only high-end appliances. These “boutique” dishwashers considered by some to be the quietest and best built dishwashers available today.

The water usage is minimum, the filter can be cleaned less regularly compare with other brands. Hidden controls, up to ten cycles, wide range of washing temperatures, several finishes and many available accessories.

The prices are around $1,400.

Amana Tall Tub dishwasher

With the dishwasher reviews we tried to cover the ones which offer the most for the money.

This Amana Tall Tub dishwasher price is $599 for black or white model and $699 for the stainless steel one.

It is Energy-star qualified, has 14 place settings, delay start, and removable upper rack among other useful dishwasher features.

Fisher & Paykel DishDrawer

The DishDrawer from Fisher & Paykel is the first double dishwasher designed to emulate the form of other kitchen drawers.

It can be installed in separate locations or on top of one another in a standard undercounter dishwasher location.

Perfect for smaller households with smaller amounts of dishes to wash at a time – you save water and energy costs by only running one drawer.

Individual drawers wash up to 7 place settings using as little as 2.4 gallons of water per load.

The DishDrawer price will set you back by $1,450, or you can buy one drawer for as little as $700.

Frigidaire under counter dishwasher

The last dishwasher we feature for your review is the Frigidaire under counter dishwasher.

It features:
– stainless steel food disposer,
– self cleaning filter,
– 5-level Precision Direct Wash System
– Smart Soil Sensor, to ensure that your dishes will come out spotless,
– SilentDesign sound insulation package for extra quiet wash.

This dishwasher is a bargain for only $749.

Add to this 7 washing cycles and iDry Intelligent SaharaDry System which will dry you freshly washed dishes, and we think this Frigidaire dishwasher makes perfect under counter fit for your kitchen.

Next to come are our dishwasher reviews for 2008.

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