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LG DLE2250W 7.1 Cu. Ft. 7-Cycle Electric Dryer Prices, Specifications and Reviews


 
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  The LG DLE2250W is a relatively large-capacity electric dryer that should handle most household drying needs. It has seven automatic drying cycles that use sensors to turn off the machine when the load is dry; an anti-bacterial setting; an end-of-cycle chime (instead of a beep or buzzer); and a Wrinkle Care setting so that after the drying cycle ends, the machine continues to intermittently tumble the load without heat.

Models: WM2250CW (White)

Prices

(Prices as of 10/4/2012)
White      Source
$800MSRP
$650Best Buy (Shipping/delivery typically $0-$70+)
$648Sears (Delivery typically starts at $70; at times offers free shipping/delivery)
$657Home Depot (Delivery starts at $80; at times offers free shipping/delivery)
$647Abt Electronics (Typical estimated shipping/derlivery $130-$230)
$717AJ Madison (Shipping/delivery typically $99-$198; at times offers free shipping/delivery)

Prices For Matching Washer

(Prices as of 10/4/2012)
Starting From Item
$6473.6 Cu. Ft. 7-Cycle WM2250CW Steam Front-Load Washer

Additional Costs:

$190-$250Optional Pedestal
$29-$36Optional Stacking Kit
$20-$50+Power cord, dryer vent kit/parts
$0-$275+Shipping & Handling (it can cost $0-$25+ to haul away the old appliance)
$50-$250+Extended Warranty, depending on retailer, length and terms
$0-$2,000+Washer-dryer hookups, with electric/water lines

Specifications:

DimensionsHeight: 38.67"
Width: 27"
Depth: 29.75"
Weight126 lbs.
Depth (door open)51"
PowerElectric, 240V, 30 Amps.
StyleFront load
ColorsWhite
Capacity7.1 Cu. Ft.
Door TypeSide-swing, reversible (can be installed to swing right or left)
Door WindowYes
DrumAluminized alloy steel
ControlsElectronic controls with dual LED display
Drying Cycles7: cotton/normal, permanent press, towels, delicates, speed dry, freshen up, air dry
Temperature Settings5: high, medium high, medium, low, ultra low
Sensor dryYes
End-of-cycle SignalYes
Drying rackNo
StackableYes
Other FeaturesWrinkle care (after drying cycle ends, machine intermittently tumbles clothes without heat)
Custom program (to save favorite dryer setting)
Duct clog indicator
Anti-bacterial option
Child lock
Smart Diagnosis (allows service center computers to "talk" to the appliance)
Warranty1 year limited, parts and labor

What People Are Saying:

The LG DLE2250W electric dryer is ranked as a Best Buy (the highest level) by Consumer Reports, which rates it excellent for drying performance and very good for capacity, convenience and noise, and says it is "very good in overall performance." Although there are not many user reviews online, those that CostHelper found are primarily positive, saying this dryer is attractive and quiet, and that they love the capacity and number of options. For example, in 14 user reviews at Home Depot, 13 give this machine high marks and recommend it; the lone negative review complains that clothes get caught inside the dryer and tear.