Kohler Highline Classic K-3493 toilet

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Type: Single flush toilets
About - Kohler Highline Classic K-3493

The Kohler Highline Classic K-3493 is part of the toilet test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, toilet models like the Highline Classic K-3493 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Solid waste removal:
The ability to move simulated waste through the bowl and trap.

Flush quietness without the seat.

Bowl cleaning:
How well flushing cleaned the bowl's front and sides.
Features & Specs - Kohler Highline Classic K-3493
info Resists soil and odor Yes
info Resists drainline clogs Yes
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User Reviews - Kohler Highline Classic K-3493
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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Takes Down Everything
Best Uses
I needed a toilet that could handle what a couple growing teenage boys could put in it. They kept clogging the other. Not this. Its a Champ! The pressure assist flush is awesome. One flush and gone. It might be a skosh loud compared to the standard swirling gravity fed models. But that is not a concern. Performance is. And thats what you get.
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Highline low flow no go
Looks Good Easy To Instal
Bowl Wash No Good
Bowl Wash To Good
Bowl Was No Good
Not Enough Water To Clean
Best Uses
For Urinal
reason for purchase, needed taller toilet. Recomended by Lowes. I installed it, very easy set up by factory. Noticed almost imediately, there wasn't enough water to rinse the bowl even close to clean. Even after multiple flushes still (stuff) on bowl. You need to use toilet brush to clean. Never had any faith in low flow, never thought it would be this bad. Unable to edit cons list. Comments should clarify
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
Not All Highline Classics use Pressure
Can Be Quiet
Good With Solids
Self Cleans Well
Best Uses
Bought one then a second one a week later at a home improvement warehouse. The Highline Classics I bought are gravity fed versions which reduces noise & still work great. I'll bet most of the reviewers here saying its not noisy have the gravity version. It is a great toilet!
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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