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Whisper-Quiet, Very Good Dishwasher, Which I Recommend
I hesitated between giving this product an "excellent" or "good" overall rating. It seems that the guts of this dishwasher are indeed excellent but with insufficient engineering devoted...Read complete review
I hesitated between giving this product an "excellent" or "good" overall rating. It seems that the guts of this dishwasher are indeed excellent but with insufficient engineering devoted to two of the features: the culinary rack and the utensil basket. First the good: It's whisper quiet. A whisper is in fact loud in comparison. You barely hear it when it's running. It normally does an excellent job of cleaning although once I had left a few glasses in the sink and washed my hands over the glasses before, later on, loading them into the dishwasher. [I know, I know.] The soap film, from washing my hands, had dried onto the glasses. Because of that, the glasses going into the dishwasher had dried soap film which two runs through the dishwasher failed to completely remove. I eventually washed the glasses by hand and them put them through the dishwasher and no more soap film. Sort of defeats the purpose though. On the other hand, the dishwasher leaves the dishes, including glassware and stainless clean and spotless from food. I typically use the "normal" cycle and shut off the heated drying and everything still comes out clean and spot free. I definately recommend using a rinse aid. Also, "less is more" when using soap. The dishwasher needs very little soap. I only fill the soap dispenser about 1/2 way and that works fine. I also like the way the dishwasher looks and that the controls are hidden from view when the door is closed. Did I mention it's very quiet? Now the bad #not really bad but not as good#: This would be an "excellent" dishwasher except for the "culinary tool rack" and the "utensil basket". I am still trying to get used to the culinary tool rack, which is the top sliding drawer. For many "culinary tools" the inside height of the rack is not tall enough so I usually only put the eating and some serving utensils in the culinary rack. Large serving spoons and spatulas need to go elsewhere. Also, if the tongs in the culinary rack were a bit taller they'd hold the eating utensils better. Finally, the culinary tool rack robs space from the rack where you put glassware. My least favorite thing about the dishwasher is the utensil basket which occupies an entire side of the main drawer #where you put the dishes#. It's too big taking up too much valuable space. If it were 1/3 the size or even 1/4 the size, it would be just fine. Also, there are small door closures on the top of the utensil basket which seem a bit cheap on an expensive dishwasher. The doors on the utensil basket routinely come off their little tracks which is an annoyance. In my opinion additional engineering is called for in both the culinary rack and the utensil basket. In sum, this is a really good dishwasher. I would indeed buy the same one again although I'd like to see a bit more engineering devoted to both the culinary tool rack and the utensil basket. +
Most Liked Negative Review
Worst Dishwasher Ever!!!
I have always had KitchenAid dishwashers and found them to be unsurpassed. I entertain a lot, and in my last house, I had 3 of them (2 in kitchen and one in the...Read complete review
I have always had KitchenAid dishwashers and found them to be unsurpassed. I entertain a lot, and in my last house, I had 3 of them (2 in kitchen and one in the bar). This is the worst dishwasher I have ever owned. First, the one hour wash does nothing but santize. To really wash, you have to go with the power wash, which takes hours. It is so slow and still doesn't do the job that earlier models did. Plus, it is so cheaply made. I have had it less than a year and the rollers are already broken. I will never buy another KitchenAid dishwasher. This one has caused me to lose all faith in KitchenAid, if it was willing to put its name on an appliance this bad, especially at this price.
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Very quiet,nice design !
By John O
from Lafayette, LA, United States
Comments about KitchenAid Superba Series KUDE60FVBL Black Undercounter Dishwasher:
This is the quietest dishwasher I have ever owned. I like the soft touch operating buttons. The racks are perfect for anything I need to put in the dishwasher due to their adjustable positioning.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Very quiet and efficient
from Methuen, MA, United States
We are very pleased with this dishwasher. It is eerily quiet and does an excellent job washing the dishes and utensils.
By Barry S
After three month, we love our kitchen aid dishwasher. It is very quiet and does a great job on our dishes
Not so happy with this purchase.
By Crissy 1968
from North Hills, Los Angeles, CA, United States
I bought the dishwasher 3 months ago and within the first 2 weeks I needed to have a repairman look at it because the soap was not dispensing properly and after 2 visits I was given a new machine witch was nice however for all the money I spent on this newer, better model it washes and drys like any other dishwasher I have owned including my other,older kitchenaid.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
So incredibly quiet!
from Waverly, PA, United States
I am very happy with the selection of this dishwasher. We previously owned a Kitchenaid dishwasher and were delighted with its function and longevity. So, naturally I came back to Kitchenaid for its replacement. This not only is equal but possible superior to the prior unit. We have an open kitchen family room, so the quiet operation is very important. This is exceptional!
By dt dishwasher
This dishwasher cleans well, is VERY quiet, but the controls are very sensitive. When just standing near it, the controls are very easily (unintentionally) activated---it may have been better to get the top control rather than front. I am very happy with it's performance.
SUCH A BEAUTY AND SO SLEEK
By CA 44
from Savannah, GA, United States
HAVING NOT PURHASED A DISHWASHER IN QUITE SOME TIME,I AM TRUELY AMAZED AT HOW QUIET AND VERSATILE THIS ONE IS--PUNCH A FEW BUTTONS AND SHE IS OFF AND RUNNING AND THE DISHWARE JUST SHINES WHEN FINISHED. WE ARE ABSOLUTELY DELIGHTED WITH THIS PURCHASE
Really clean the dishes and does it quietly!
from NJ, United States
When a product works well there is not much to say about it... it is quite. It is convenient. It has the ability to clean many dishes at once. It is quite. It is a nice looking appliance to put in the kitchen. All good so. Very happy about it.
By mike 1
from Coarsegold, CA, United States
we have had our new dishwasher about a month now and we are very happy with it. Very quite, it is nice having the 3rd shelve for large knifes.
from St. Louis County, MO, United States
Pump/Motor failure and leakage 2 times in two years, both times damaging finished wood flooring.
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