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Washing machines

GE GTWS8450DWS
 
Approximate retail price:
$950
We expect this model to perform similarly to the tested GE Adora GHWN8350DWS (Home Depot) although it may differ in price and features.
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About - GE GTWS8450DWS

The GE GTWS8450DWS is a top-loading washing machine available from GE. The GTWS8450DWS typically costs $950 .

Consumer Reports recommends that you match the features on a model to the needs you have. Here's our take on some of the specifications and features that are commonly available on top-loading washing machine models like the GTWS8450DWS.


Energy star:
The federal Energy Star program, administered by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy, identifies a wide range of home appliances that use 10-50% less energy and water than standard models. These appliances can help you use less energy at home and save money on your utility bills.

Stainless-steel tub:
Tubs constructed of stainless steel are likely to be more durable than plastic or porcelain, and they allow for higher spin speeds. Plastic is the next most durable choice.

Auto temp. control:
This feature automatically mixes hot and cold water to reach the chosen wash temperature (which differs on various makes of washers). It's a good way to compensate for normal variations in tap-water temperature and prevents problems caused by water that's too cold, which keeps detergent from working properly.

Tested Model
The Ratings of GE Adora GHWN8350DWS (Home Depot) were applied to untested model GE GTWS8450DWS, which in our judgment is enough alike in its performance, features, and specs that our test results apply to both.
GE Adora GHWN8350DWS (Home Depot)
Approximate retail price:
$1000
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About This Brand

GE is increasing its front-loading offerings and is also adding its "SmartDispense" technology to a new flagship washer due out in July. The GE line now includes $700, $800, $900, and $1,200 models in the GE and GE Profile models.

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Features & Specs - GE GTWS8450DWS
info Energy star Yes
info Stainless-steel tub Yes
info Auto temp. control Yes
info Auto bleach dispenser Yes
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User Reviews - GE GTWS8450DWS
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4.0
So far so good
9/27/2014
Pros
Large Capacity
Spins Clothes Dry
Cons
Shakes/Moves
Best Uses
Bedding
Everyday Clothes
Heavy/Bulky Items
Towels
Comment:
We wash almost daily. Best is the auto detergent dispenser. Just pitch the cloths in, select a cycle and start.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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