Updated 29 Sep 2015

Fisher & Paykel

DW60CKX1

Snapshot: The Fisher & Paykel DW60CKX1 is a standard-size freestanding dishwasher with 14 place settings. How well does it clean your dishes?

DW60CKX1
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$1550

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Test results

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

Good points

  • Good washing performance.
  • OK drying performance.
  • OK energy efficiency.
  • Height-adjustable top basket.
  • Fold-down plate racks.
  • Auto-sensing feature works OK – when the dishes are less dirty it saves energy and time, but not water.

But

  • No child lock.

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
$1550
Origin
Not stated
Type
Standard
Size
Standard: 12-15 place settings

Specifications

Place settings
14
Noise (dBA)
54
Cycle time (normal, hours:mins)
2:28
Annual electricity costs
$107
Water use (L/cycle)
13
Water connection
Cold
Maximum inlet water temp (°C)
25
Dimensions HxWxD (cm)
83 x 60 x 65

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 and visual
Time remaining display
Child lock door
×
Child lock controls
×
Auto sensing
Integration options
Freestanding
Stainless steel
Yes

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