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LG DLEX2650W 7.3 Cu. Ft. 9-Cycle Steam Electric Dryer Prices, Specifications and Reviews

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  The LG DLEX2650W is a large-capacity electric dryer that should handle most drying needs in an average household. It includes steam options to sanitize or to quickly refresh clothes by reducing wrinkles and odors without putting the items through the washer. Other features include an anti-bacterial setting to eliminate many allergens; a sensor system to turn off the machine when the clothes are dry; and a rack to dry sneakers, sweaters, pillows, stuffed animals or other items without tumbling them.

Models: DLEX2650W (White), DLEX2650R (Wild Cherry Red)


(Prices as of 10/4/2012)
White      Wild Cherry Red Source
$810$900Best Buy (Shipping/delivery typically $0-$70+)
$900$1,000Sears (Delivery typically starts at $70; at times offers free shipping/delivery)
$809$899Home Depot (Delivery starts at $80; at times offers free shipping/delivery)
$809$899Abt Electronics (Typical estimated shipping/derlivery $130-$230)
$807$897AJ 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
$8073.6 Cu. Ft. 9-Cycle WM2650HWA Steam Front-Load Washer

Additional Costs:

$190-$250Optional Pedestal
$29-$36Optional Stacking Kit
$20-$50+Power cord, dryer vent kit/parts
$0-$200+Shipping & Handling (it can cost $0-$25+ to haul away the old appliance)
$50-$300+Extended Warranty, depending on retailer, length and terms
$0-$2,000+Washer-dryer hookups, with electric/water lines


DimensionsHeight: 38.67"
Width: 27"
Depth: 29.75"
Weight129 lbs.
Depth (door open)51"
PowerElectric, 240V, 30 Amps.
StyleFront load
ColorsWhite, Wild Cherry Red
Capacity7.3 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 Cycles9: speed dry (manual), air dry (manual), cotton/normal, permanent press, towels, delicates, heavy duty, steam fresh, steam sanitary
Temperature Settings5: high, medium high, medium, low, ultra low
Sensor dryYes
End-of-cycle SignalYes (plays a song)
Drying rackYes
Other FeaturesCustom Program (saves favorite settings so they don't have to be input each time)
Multiple options to reduce wrinkles and refresh clothes
Child lock
Smart diagnosis (repair center can get info over the telephone)
Power cord (about $20-$30) typically not included
Warranty1 year limited, parts and labor

The manufacturer's detailed information on this product is available at

What People Are Saying:

Consumer Reports puts the LG DLE2650W electric dryer on its 2012 Recommended list, rating it excellent for drying performance and capacity, and very good for convenience and noise, and calling it "good in overall performance." There are a relatively modest number of user reviews online for this machine, and the ones CostHelper found are overwhelmingly positive. All recommend this machine, calling it quiet, efficient and easy to use, and praising the steam features and the total number of drying options available.