Updated 20 Jun 2017

Fisher & Paykel

DD90SDFTX2

Snapshot: The Fisher and Paykel DD90SDFTX2 (Single DishDrawer) is a compact dishwasher with 9 place settings. How well does it clean your dishes?

DD90SDFTX2
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$2499

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Test results

Overall score
71
Washing
?/10
Drying
?/10
Energy efficiency
?/10

Good points

  • OK washing performance.
  • Excellent drying performance.
  • Good energy efficiency.
  • Fold-down plate racks.
  • Child lock (for door and controls).

But

  • No auto-sensing feature.

How we test

Overall score is made up of:

Washing (65%)
Drying (25%)
Energy efficiency (10%)

If a machine has an “auto” cycle, we select it over the “normal” cycle. We do this because an auto or sensing cycle should be designed to give optimum results for every wash. We put each dishwasher through its paces at least twice and the scores are averaged.

To really test a dishwasher’s ability to clean, we carefully dirty each test load with a range of foods and let them dry for 15 to 18 hours. And we’ve added baked-on porridge to the foods we’ve always used (such as baby cereal, spinach, egg yolk, tomato juice, tea and butter). Each of the foods plays a crucial part in assessing how the dishwasher performs and they’re there to test things like filtration, spray-arm effectiveness, rinsing and automatic sensors.

See “About our test” for more information.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$2499
Origin
Not stated
Type
Compact/slimline
Size
Compact/slimline: 6-10 place settings

Specifications

Place settings
9
Noise (dBA)
45
Cycle time (normal, hours:mins)
1:53
Annual electricity costs
$82
Water use (L/cycle)
11
Water connection
Cold
Maximum inlet water temp (°C)
60
Dimensions HxWxD (cm)
48 x 90 x 58

Features

Delayed start
Fast wash
Half load
×
Anti-flood hose
×
Adjustable top basket
×
Removable plate racks
Fold-down plate racks
Fan assisted drying
×
End of wash signal
Audible
Time remaining display
×
Child lock door
Child lock controls
Auto sensing
×
Integration options
Built in
Stainless steel
Yes

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