Updated 25 Feb 2015

Smeg

DWAUP364X

Snapshot: The Smeg DWAUP364X is a standard-size built-in dishwasher with 15 place settings and it’s available in a stainless-steel finish. How well does it clean your dishes?

DWAUP364X
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$6299

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Test results

Overall score
73
Washing
?/10
Drying
?/10
Energy efficiency
?/10

Good points

  • Good washing performance.
  • OK drying performance.
  • Good energy efficiency.
  • Has height-adjustable top basket.
  • Has fold-down plate racks.

But

  • No child lock.
  • Auto-sensing feature doesn’t work well – when the dishes are less dirty it doesn’t save on energy, water or time.

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
$6299
Origin
Italy
Type
Standard
Size
Standard: 12-15 place settings

Specifications

Place settings
15
Noise (dBA)
47
Cycle time (normal, hours:mins)
2:25
Annual electricity costs
$96
Water use (L/cycle)
14
Water connection
Cold recommended
Maximum inlet water temp (°C)
60
Dimensions HxWxD (cm)
82 x 58 x 60

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
Visual
Time remaining display
Child lock door
×
Child lock controls
×
Auto sensing
Integration options
Built in
Stainless steel
Yes

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