I am unsure the place to begin, so I am going to simply bounce proper in. No matter you do, do not buy the $1,049 Pace Queen AWNE9RSN115TW01 top-load washer (additionally recognized by its product code, TR7000WN — TR7 for brief, which is how we’ll confer with it all through this evaluate).
Its outdated design, surprising incapability to take away stains and small inner capability make its inflated value all of the extra absurd.
Pace Queen’s vocal devotees usually select Pace Queen home equipment due to their industrial construct. And so they’re keen to pay extra for conventional agitators and heavy, stainless parts with the belief that higher cleansing efficiency and an extended product lifespan inherently observe. I am unable to communicate to the TR7’s sturdiness over time, however this 2018 washer acquired such a low efficiency rating we thought it was a mistake till we regarded on the uncooked information and confirmed our lab outcomes.
Please do not buy this factor.
A cult favourite?
Pace Queen is a lesser-known US equipment firm that sells washers and dryers by choose sellers, moderately than typical retail shops. The place equally priced top-loaders like Whirlpool’s $999 WTW7500GC and LG’s $1,150 WT1801HVA emphasize trendy accents — see-through lids, grey finishes, impellers (learn in regards to the distinction between impellers and agitators) — Pace Queen retains it easy.
For lots of people, that is a superb factor. Pace Queen has an enormous following of individuals searching for primary, commercial-grade washers with robust warranties. Most washer warranties final a yr; this mannequin has a seven-year guarantee. However that is not sufficient to advocate this explicit mannequin.
See how the TR7’s specs examine with a few Whirlpool and LG top-loaders:
Evaluating washing machines
Pace Queen TR7
Three.2 cubic ft
Four.Eight cubic ft
Four.9 cubic ft
# of cycles
Dimensions (width, peak, depth)
25.6 x 42.Eight x 28 inches
27.5 x 42 x 28 inches
27 x 40.2 x 28.Four inches
Sure, Android and iPhone
The Pace Queen is priced someplace within the mid-to-high-end vary. However its white colour end and old-school design look extra like Kenmore’s entry-level $600 25132 than the top-loaders that price round $1,000. The TR7 additionally has a small inner capability — even for a mannequin with an agitator. The 25132 has an agitator and manages a Four.Three-cubic-foot capability (in contrast with this Pace Queen’s Three.2-cubic-foot drum).
You’ll be able to learn extra about washer bin measurement right here, however you usually need a washer that is a minimum of Four-5 cubic ft to suit a typical Eight-pound load of laundry. Eight kilos roughly interprets to some pairs of denims, six shirts, a towel or two, a set of sheets and several other pairs of socks and underwear.
It is pretty simple to see the assorted settings on the TR7’s touchpad show — it even has extra cycles than Whirlpool’s WTW7500GC. Even so, its format is unnecessarily cluttered on one aspect of the instrument panel.
Past its eight cleansing cycles, this Pace Queen washer has an autofill perform that is designed to sense the quantity of water wanted for every wash run. You can even select your individual fill stage if you wish to go rogue. However that is about it — there is not any app, no detergent reservoir or the rest so far as superior options go.