Dishwasher Reliability Statistics! Who Makes The Best Dishwashers?

Dishwashers have the shortest life expectancy of all your home appliances, about 9 years on average. Also dishwashers are one of the most difficult and costly to replace.  Bottom line when it's time to replace your dishwasher make sure you find the one that will give you the most years of trouble free service possible at the best price. Below you will find current reliability statistics for the most popular dishwasher brands.

Dishwashers Sold That Needed Repair or Had Serious Problems.

Best Dishwasher Repair Stats

Smaller Bar = Better chances you'll get a dishwasher not a lemon...

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Consumer Reports

You may want to take note of a few things.

  1. Kenmore dishwashers are produced by many manufacturers such as Whirlpool, GE, LG, & Frigidaire.  Depending on who manufactures the Kenmore dishwasher you purchase will have a great deal to do with how likely your new dishwasher will need repair.

  2. Dishwashers have very specific size and plumbing requirements to fit properly into your kitchen cabinetry. Take a close look at your cabinets, water valves, plumbing and the dishwashers spec sheet so additional installation charges don't surprise you.

  3. Kenmore dishwasher are produced by many manufacturers such as Whirlpool, GE, LG, Frigidaire & Others. Depending on who manufactures the Kenmore dishwasher you purchase will have a great deal to do with how likely your new dishwasher will need repair.

  4. As you may notice by the dishwasher repair chart, paying a high purchase price does not necessarily guarantee trouble free service.