LG LDT9965BD 24" Ratings
Design - 95%
Performance - 93%
Capacity - 91%
Energy efficiency - 90%
Noise output - 95%
The first thing that impressed us about the LG LDT9965BD 24" was the sleek design. Next, we were amazed by its great performance, and the final aspect we took into account was the generous warranty that stands for the product.
When it comes to innovation and performance, LG has accustomed their customers with the best appliances in the industry, and the LG LDT9965BD 24″ doesn’t prove otherwise. Starting with the sleek and sophisticated design and all the way to the impressive washing performance, the silent operating, and the generous warranty, this $1,200 dishwasher is one of the best choices available on the market.
Design and Capacity
The finish color is an interesting combination of black and stainless steel, resulting in a glossy design that complements every kitchen interior. The satin smooth design is fingerprint resistant and manages to add a touch of luxury to your house with the slightly printed finish. The sophisticated design is completed by the Hidden SmoothTouch Controls with a LED display that stays out of sight to avoid unwanted button pressing. It measures 23 3/4″W x 33 1/2″H x 24 5/8” D and has a generous interior that can accommodate up to 15 place settings. Thanks to the EasyRack Plus system, loading the dishes has never been easier and you can now fit any dish size and shape for increased washing performance. The interior innovation comes with the third rack that is height adjustable so you can wash every dish from flat trays to small coffee cups. There is also a 3-in-1 detachable cutlery basket to hold all your cutlery in place during the washing cycle.
Features and programs
cycles, options, controls
There are 6 washing cycles available with this model that include 4 Steam options like Auto, delicate, Heavy, and Dual Control, a Normal cycle, and a Quick & Dry one. Also, you can opt for a Sanitary rinse that removes bacteria from the dishes or an Extra Rinse for perfectly clean dishes.
This model has what it’s called a Split Personality feature that allows it to adjust the washing conditions to two types of dishes at the same time. To be more precise, you can wash delicate and heavy-duty dishes in the same load on two different racks and both types will come out sparkling clean after a washing environment that suits their needs.
Performance and efficiency
This appliance uses an innovative technology called TrueSteam that allows it to offer high washing performance without the need for pre-washing. The powerful generator adapts to the needs of both delicate stemware and heavily soiled pots and pans. The steam takes away the need for an extended washing cycle so you will get excellent performance without resorting to consuming long washing cycles.
The SenseClean system uses sensors that detect how dirty the dishes are and adjust the intensity of the spray jets. Once the dishes are perfectly clean, the hybrid condensing drying system dries the water off them so you can immediately put them in the cabinets.
The durability of this appliance is increased by the 3-stage filtration system that purifies the water used for cleaning the dishes, as well as by the overflow detector that prevents water spilling and damage to the unit.
Nevertheless, it will meet all your needs and requirements, including the energy efficiency aspects. With a yearly consumption of only 258 kWh, you will manage to save money on the electricity bill as you will not overburden your household consumption. The Energy Star rating of this unit allows it to be one of the lowest-consuming models that manage to reduce the overall electricity use.
With the technological improvements, it includes, like the self-cleaning filtration system or the Inverter DirectDrive, the appliance manages to stay extremely quiet while operating. At a noise output of 42dB, you will not even know the unit is in the room and running a washing cycle.
The warranty of an appliance is very important because it strengthens your trust regarding the efficiency and reliability of the product. LG seems to know this since it offers a 10-year warranty on the motor, aside from the 1-year warranty for the parts and labor. Moreover, the racks and the control board are supported by a 5-year warranty and the drum is warranted for life.