It is the detergent drawer of tomorrow.
Electrolux is again with a brand new front-load washer for 2018 — the EFLS627S. Due in shops in Could, it retains most of the issues we liked about Electrolux’s EFLS617S. However this model provides in a few key updates which may make it even higher.
This mannequin (which can finally substitute the EFLS617S), comes with a very redesigned detergent drawer. Not solely does every compartment now sport a extra rounded form, it additionally provides in a brand new spot particularly for detergent pods. Simply open the drawer, stick as much as two detergent pods within the compartment, shut the drawer and begin a cleansing cycle.
In the identical means that Electrolux’s SmartBoost characteristic premixes liquid detergent with water earlier than it hits the drum, the EFLS627S’s new dispenser is meant to make the identical factor doable for peope who use pods — moderately than merely tossing the pod within the drum.
The EFLS627S additionally gives a brand new stain setting referred to as “stable soil.” Electrolux advised me this selection is designed for the gnarliest, hardest stains. This washer has 9 cleansing cycles, together with a 15-minute pace wash possibility.
Along with the EFLS627S, Electrolux will even be releasing 527- and 427-series fashions to switch its present 517- and 417-series washing machines. The brand new 500- and 400-series washers could have a few of the identical choices because the EFLS627S, however not the whole lot. As an example, neither mannequin could have the 627’s SmartBoost characteristic and the 427-series mannequin will not have a pod dispenser. The 300-series Electrolux EFLW317TIW is not going to be renewed for 2018.
We’re monitoring down evaluation items of the 627-, 527- and 427-series, so examine again within the spring to see if Electrolux’s new washers stack as much as its first-gen fashions.