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Kenmore Elite 91073 clothes dryer

 
Approximate retail price:
$1,199.99
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Summary: This Kenmore gas dryer offers:
• Moisture sensor
• Steam option.
• Stainless-steel drum
• Drying rack.
• Custom programs.
• Duct blockage indicator
• Stackable
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About - Kenmore Elite 91073

The Kenmore Elite 91073 is part of the clothes dryer test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, gas dryer models like the Elite 91073 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Drying performance:
This score combines performance on three types of laundry loads of different sizes and fabric mixes: A 12-lb. load, predominantly cotton, representing a family's large weekly load; an 8-lb. load of cotton/polyester blend clothing; and a 3-lb. load of synthetic delicates, women's pajamas, nightgowns, bras and underwear.

Capacity:
Among the models we tested, drum volume varied from about 6 to 8.0 cu. ft.

Convenience:
For this measurement, we judged controls and ergonomics, such as ease of loading and unloading, servicing the lint filter, whether the door could clear a tall basket, and whether the machine has a raised edge to contain spills.
About This Brand

This brand, sold at Sears, is known for its reliability and offers a wide choice of models. The Kenmore brand also offers a number of different dryer lines that match its washing machines: Kenmore, Elite, HE5, HE5 Steam, Oasis, and HE2. Some Kenmore dryers use steam to freshen up clothing or remove wrinkles. Prices for the dryers range from $350 with sensor to $1,300.

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Features & Specs - Kenmore Elite 91073
info Stainless-steel drum Yes
info Porcelain top Yes
info Drying rack Yes
info Custom programs Yes
info Steam option Yes
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User Reviews - Kenmore Elite 91073
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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
Best Dryer Ever!
1/8/2015
Pros
Adjustable Temperature
Easy To Use
Energy Efficient
Large Capacity
My Cycle Option
Quiet
Works Quickly
Cons
Hard to Clean Lint Filter
Best Uses
Bulky Items
Delicates
Everyday Clothes
Sheets & Mattress Covers
Towels
Comment:
Dryer works great! The my cycle option allows you to program 1 cycle into memory, which makes starting the dryer very easy. It huge capacity allows for large loads. Drys extra large loads in under a hour. My old dryer took 2 - 3 hours to dry smaller loads. <br /><br />Con - the steam option is a container that has to be manually filled up on a frequent basis (about once a week). My old steam dryer had a water line hooked up to it so this container is a inconvenience to me. The lint filter must be opened to clean it out - my preference would be a lint filter that does not need to opened. Also, the metallic color shows dust very easily. Wish I would have gone with the white color because of the dust.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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