Electrolux’s $879 EFLW317TIW is a surprisingly easy front-load washer contemplating its midrange worth. It has simply 5 cleansing cycles and solely three changes every for water temperature, soil stage and spin pace. That is considerably lower than competing washers, most of which have a least 11 cycles and 4 temp, soil and spin settings. Given its restricted options, I might anticipate the EFLW317TIW to be extra inexpensive, however yow will discover it on sale fairly simply. And, bonus: This washer did an excellent job eradicating stains, scoring virtually in addition to the $899 Electrolux EFLW417SIW. 

You will not be dissatisfied with the EFLW317TIW if you need a easy washer with above-average cleansing efficiency, however you would possibly as properly spend the additional 20 bucks and get the better-performing EFLW417SIW.

A easy washer

The Electrolux EFLW317TIW is a nice-looking washer. You get the identical round digital display screen and touchscreen-style controls because the EFLW417SIW. The controls do not have the tactile really feel of buttons, which could take some getting used to, however they’re responsive. Each the 300- and the 400-series fashions have white shade finishes, however I choose the EFLW417SIW’s darkish grey show panel over the EFLW317TIW’s mild grey model.

Look beneath to see how the Electrolux EFLW317TIW compares to Maytag’s MVWB765FW, Samsung’s WA52M7750AW and Kenmore’s 26132:

Evaluating washing machines

Electrolux EFLW317TIW

Maytag MVWB765FW

Samsung WA52M7750AW

Kenmore 26132






Coloration end






four.Three cubic toes

four.7 cubic toes

5.2 cubic toes

four.eight cubic toes

# of cycles





Power consumption

55 kWh/12 months

356 kWh/12 months

180 kWh/12 months

169 kWh/12 months

Dimensions (width, top, depth)

27 x 38 x 31.5 inches

27.5 x 42 x 27 inches

27 x 46 x 29.Three inches

27.5 x 37 x 27.9 inches




Samsung SmartCare


The entire EFLW317TIW’s important rivals have 11 cleansing cycles and four.7-cubic-foot capacities at minimal. In distinction, this Electrolux washer has simply 5 cycles and a smaller four.Three-cubic-foot capability. It additionally would not have a associated app or some other built-in smarts. Once more, for those who’re wanting for lots of settings and choices, the EFLW317TIW is not for you. 


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