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Whirlpool Cabrio 3.8 Cu. Ft. High Efficiency White Top Loading Washer - WTW5500BW

Abt Model: WTW5500BWH | UPC Code: 883049284217
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Adaptive Wash Technology/ Precision Dispense/ Care Control Temperature Management/ Smooth Spiral Stainless Steel Wash Basket/ Quiet Wash Noise Reduction System/ Deep Water Wash Cycle/ 800 RPM Maximum Spin Speed/ White Finish
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Whirlpool Cabrio 3.8 Cu. Ft. High Efficiency White Top Loading Washer - WTW5500BWH

Enjoy exceptional cleaning and fabric care with a washer that combines the best of both worlds. Colors stay vibrant with the Whirlpool® Cabrio® top load washer because it uses Adaptive Wash technology and five different adaptive wash actions to be more gentle while delivering better cleaning performance1. It senses and adapts to the size of your load and uses the right amount of water for great cleaning. Not only does this model add detergent, bleach and fabric softener at the right time during the cycle with Precision Dispense, but it also features a smooth impeller that is specially designed to give you better fabric care and more wash capacity. And, with 3.8 cu. ft., you'll always have enough room to wash more than two baskets of laundry in one load.

Features:

  • Adaptive wash technology
    Adaptive Wash technology automatically senses and adapts to the size of your load and uses the right amount of water for great cleaning. The wash system is more gentle while delivering better cleaning performance1.
  • Precision Dispense
    Senses and adapts to each load, adding detergent, bleach or fabric softener at just the right time. A concentrated burst of detergent showers directly onto clothes to penetrate stains and pretreat soils.
  • 5 adaptive wash actions
    Up to 5 different adaptive wash actions provide a combination of powerful cleaning and gentle fabric care. They sense and adapt to the needs of each load, handling everything from heavily soiled jeans to delicate silks.
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  • Care Control Temperature Management
    Adjusts the cold and hot water inlets to reach temperatures that are warm enough to dissolve detergents. Water is kept from overheating to help reduce shrinking and/or color bleeding.
  • 3.8 cu. ft. capacity
    Wash more than 2 baskets of laundry in one load. The washer’s 3.8 cu. ft. capacity wash basket offers enough space to handle larger loads and bulky items.
  • Smooth Impeller
    This washer's high-efficiency system features a specially designed low-profile plate at the bottom of the wash basket to give you more wash capacity and better fabric care.
  • Smooth Spiral Stainless Steel Wash Basket
    The stainless steel wash basket resists odors and rust and features a spiral design for greater fabric care and gentle cleaning performance. The smooth surface helps protect delicate fabrics from snagging.
  • Meets CEE Tier 3 Standards
    CEE Tier 3 standard is based on the Consortium for Energy Efficiency qualifying product lists. Tier 3 is the highest efficiency and only the most efficient models meet it, making this one of the most water- and energy-efficient washers you can buy. Visit cee1.org for more information.
  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified
    ENERGY STAR® qualified models exceed government standards by over 20% to help conserve natural resources and save money on your utility bills.
  • Quiet Wash Noise Reduction System
    Keep operational sounds inside the washer and out of living areas with sound-absorbing materials around the wash basket.
  • Quiet Spin Technology
    Quiet Spin technology offers a unique suspension system that senses and adapts to each load, making upper-floor installation possible.
  • Deep Water Wash Cycle
    Help break down heavy soils and eliminate pretreating with the Deep Clean Wash cycle. It allows for a deep water wash on select washers.
  • Quick Wash Cycle
    The Quick Wash cycle is designed to clean small loads rapidly.
  • Super Wash Cycle
    Provides optimal cleaning for your heavily soiled fabrics and heavy, colorfast clothes. Faster spin speeds combine with Adaptive Wash technology to remove tough stains from sturdier fabrics.
  • Clean Washer Cycle with Affresh®
    Deep-fill the washer to clean even those areas that aren't normally reached by low-water wash cycles. Add an affresh® Washer cleaner tablet for best results.
  • Delicate Cycle
    Low-speed wash action helps you take better care of delicate fabrics. It also works well on waterproof items like shower curtains and raincoats.
  • Bulky Items Cycle
    Easily cleans larger items like comforters, sleeping bags, down jackets or pillows.
  • Automatic Water Level Settings
    Regulates the amount of water based on the size of the load. Only the amount needed to clean is used, increasing efficiency and helping the environment.
  • 800 RPM Maximum Spin Speed
    Faster spin speeds in the washer remove more moisture from clothes, so they spend less time in the dryer.
  • Designed, engineered and assembled in the U.S.A.
    Whirlpool® washers are built with American pride and designed, engineered and assembled in the U.S.A.

Specifications:

Configuration

  • Washer Capacity (DOE): 3.8 Cu. Ft.

Energy and Eco-Friendly

  • Energy Star® Qualified: Yes

Cycle and Option

  • Number of Temperatures: 5
  • Washer Cycle Selections: Bulky/Sheets, Casual, Clean Washer with affresh, Cold Wash, Deep Water Wash, Delicates, Drain & Spin, Normal, Quick Wash, Rinse & Spin, Super Wash

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 43.5"
  • Depth: 27"
  • Width: 27.5"

Approixmate Weight:

  • Unit: 145 lbs
  • Shipping: 165 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details
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Load TypeTop Loading
SteamNo
ColorWhite
Capacity (cu. ft.)3.8
Height (inches)43.5
Width (inches)28
Depth (inches)27
DispensersPrecision Dispense
Control TypeDigital, Knobs
End-Of-Cycle SignalNo
Internal Water HeaterNo
Temperatures Settings5
Wash Cycles11
Reversible DoorNo
Spin Speed (RPM)800
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
Voltage120 V
  

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Whirlpool Cabrio 3.8 Cu. Ft. High Efficiency White Top Loading Washer
 
4.3

(based on 152 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

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  • 4 Stars

     

    (26)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (10)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (15)
  • Energy savings (13)
  • Convenient features (12)
  • Design (12)
  • Innovative (12)

Cons

  • Sound level (7)
  • Cleanability (3)
  • Good price / value (3)
  • Quality (3)

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    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    LOVE MY CABRIO!!!

    We decided on the Cabrio after much research and talking to several "hometown" appliance dealers. They all recommended Whirlpool and specifically the Cabrio line as we were not interested in a front...Read complete review

    We decided on the Cabrio after much research and talking to several "hometown" appliance dealers. They all recommended Whirlpool and specifically the Cabrio line as we were not interested in a front loading machine. Since purchase I have tried every setting on this machine and it does amazing in every cycle. With a family of 5, we do ALOT of laundry!! I was skeptical at first about the low water and how it would clean, but have been pleasantly surprised at how clean the clothes come out, even my husband's greasy clothes. I love the extra rinse feature, because when I do put grease removers on his clothes I simply use the extra rinse & walaa, they are clean and no soap or grease remover residue remains. The other thing I love is how much dryer the clothes are spun out too, this cuts my drying time in comparison to my old unit by over half. I would recommend these to anyone. I love the clean feature that allows you to clean the washer monthly by just dropping in an tablet and forgetting it.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Very disappointed in washer - Please bring back agitator and high water level!

    I have owned two whirlpoool agitator washing machines before this one. I was very pleased with their performance. However, I am very disappointed with the performance of this machine. It does not clean...Read complete review

    I have owned two whirlpoool agitator washing machines before this one. I was very pleased with their performance. However, I am very disappointed with the performance of this machine. It does not clean clothes. The water level is so low that the clothes cannot move freely in the machine. I have had clothes come out of the washer with dry spots on them because the water never reached those areas. Clothes have come out of washer with stain stick still on them. Items come out of washer full of lint especially noticeable on dark clothing! Very frustrating! I also dislike the fact that the washer must be cleaned. The tablets are not cheap and after the clean cycle is complete I must then take a cloth and wipe the interior to remove the dirt and lint from each hole inside the machine. Unbelievable! The fabric softener dispenser is not removable so after about five loads I have to take a towel and clean out globs of thick, clumpy softener that has remained in the tray. It is not energy efficient because I often have to run the clothes through two or three wash cycles in order for them to be clean. The cycles are far too long for each load as well. I am happy to say that I loved my whirlpool washers for 30 years but I am very unhappy with this one and feel that my money was wasted. I would love to have my old Whirlpool washer and dryer back. A washer should clean clothes!

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    5.0

    Great features

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    from North Carolina, United States

    Comments about Whirlpool Cabrio 3.8 Cu. Ft. High Efficiency White Top Loading Washer:

    I love this machine it's totally awesome. I wash only in the market to replace my old whirlpool of 20 years but i fell in love with the style so I had to have both the washer and dryer. I'm not disappointed. I love this machine! !!!!!!! It works like a dream and my clothes are so clean and fresh.

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    2.0

    vibrates and loud

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    from Minnesota, United States

    Comments about Whirlpool Cabrio 3.8 Cu. Ft. High Efficiency White Top Loading Washer:

    Somewhat expensive and way to loud to be on the main level of home.

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    1.0

    Whirlpool washer

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    from CT, United States

    Comments about Whirlpool Cabrio 3.8 Cu. Ft. High Efficiency White Top Loading Washer:

    Can't stand this washer wish i never wish we bought it It's loud and when it spins you can see the sides of the washer move in and out guess I'm stuck for another 5-10 years that's if orca make it

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    5.0

    Love that its Easy to use

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    from Defiance, OH, United States

    Comments about Whirlpool Cabrio 3.8 Cu. Ft. High Efficiency White Top Loading Washer:

    So happy that i can wash just about any size load without having to worry about overloading it

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    5.0

    Ease of use and efficent water use.

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    from Lake Wales, FL

    Comments about Whirlpool Cabrio 3.8 Cu. Ft. High Efficiency White Top Loading Washer:

    It came with a new house and the same model as the one I purchased 4 years ago except for the controls. I replaced an old Maytag with the HE and have more than satisfied.

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    5.0

    super easy to use

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    from Kensington, KS, United States

    Comments about Whirlpool Cabrio 3.8 Cu. Ft. High Efficiency White Top Loading Washer:

    The large capacity is great along with the dispensing system. I spend less time doing laundry now. Great washer..

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    4.0

    New Concept

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    from Maine

    Comments about Whirlpool Cabrio 3.8 Cu. Ft. High Efficiency White Top Loading Washer:

    Still getting use to this new type of washer that adjusts the water level according to the amount of laundry. Strange not to have an agitator. So far it is cleaning well and is quiet.

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    5.0

    Faster than old one; wrings water completely

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    from Springfield, MO, United States

    Comments about Whirlpool Cabrio 3.8 Cu. Ft. High Efficiency White Top Loading Washer:

    I am loving the fact that it wrings most of the water out. Clothes dry faster than before

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    5.0

    saves water

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    from Panama City, FL, United States

    Comments about Whirlpool Cabrio 3.8 Cu. Ft. High Efficiency White Top Loading Washer:

    I brought this fast because my washer I had before quit working I glad I did because were I live the water bill is high so not only do save money on water bill using this washer but I love that has no dasher and can wash without worrying about my clothes getting caught under the dasher.

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    5.0

    The best appliance ever!

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    from Florence, AL, United States

    Comments about Whirlpool Cabrio 3.8 Cu. Ft. High Efficiency White Top Loading Washer:

    I love my Cabrio washer! It's the best appliance that I've ever had! It's energy efficient and cleans better than any washing machine that I've ever owned! The cycles are a bit long but when the clothes come out clean, it's worth the wait! Thanks Whirlpool!

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