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Model # WTW8500BC

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Cabrio Platinum 4.8 cu. ft. High-Efficiency Top Load Washer in Chrome Shadow, ENERGY STAR

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Model # WTW8500BC

Internet # 204307130

Store SO SKU # 1000020901

Give your clothes the care they need with the Whirlpool Cabrio Platinum top load washer. Adaptive Wash technology automatically senses the size of each load and uses the right amount of water to keep colors vibrant wash after wash. With 4.8 cu. ft. of capacity and Precision Dispense Plus, this washer offers the space to wash more than three baskets of laundry in just one load and will even add the detergent, bleach and fabric softener at the right time for you. And, with up to 11 adaptive wash actions, your clothes will always experience the perfect combination of powerful cleaning and gentle fabric care. And because it is designed, engineered and assembled in the U.S.A., you can buy this model with genuine American Pride.

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  • Wash 3 baskets of laundry in one load. The washer's 4.8 cu. ft. capacity wash basket offers enough space to handle larger loads and bulky item
  • Stainless steel wash basket resists odors and rust and features a spiral design for greater fabric care and gentle cleaning performance. The smooth surface helps protect delicate fabrics from snagging
  • Adaptive Wash technology with Auto Load Sensing automatically senses and adapts to the size of your load and uses the right amount of water for great cleaning. The wash system is more gentle while delivering better cleaning performance
  • 13 cycles include Quick Wash, Delicates, Active Wear, Sheets (cotton), Casual (perm press), Normal, Cold Wash, Bulky Items, Heavy Duty, Whites, Soak, and Rinse & Spin to handle everything from delicates to heavily soiled jeans
  • ENERGY STAR qualified with a CEE Tier III rating: this washer is among the most efficient washers in the industry
  • Rear panel controls provide convenient access to all cycle and option selections
  • Adjustable soil, water temperature and spin speed settings allow you to customize wash cycles to provide the exceptional fabric care
  • Automatic Water Level Settings: Regulates the amount of water based on the size of the load. Only the amount needed to clean is used, increasing efficiency and helping the environment
  • Delay Wash option allows you to set the washer to begin later
  • Quiet Wash Ultra Noise Reduction System. Keep operational sounds inside the washer and out of living areas with a greater level of sound-absorbing materials around the wash drum
  • Adjustable End-of-Cycle Signal. Avoid leaving clean clothes in the washer by using the end-of-cycle signal. Thanks to a helpful tone, you'll know when your wash cycle is finished
  • Care Control Temperature Management adjusts the cold and hot water inlets to reach temperatures that are warm enough to dissolve detergents. Water is kept from overheating to help reduce shrinking and/or color bleeding
  • Unique soft-touch impeller helps move clothes gently through the water allowing the wash system to provide better cleaning performance and gentle fabric care
  • Quick Wash cycle is designed to clean small loads rapidly
  • The Home Depot will not hook up your washer with used fill hoses; new fill hoses will be offered during appliance checkout
  • Washer requires use of high-efficiency detergent
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Assembled Depth (in.) 
27.5 in 
Assembled Height (in.) 
45.5 in 
Assembled Width (in.) 
27.5 in 
Capacity - Washer (cu. ft.) 
Height With Lid Open 90 Degrees (In) 
Product Depth (in.) 
Product Height (in.) 
Product Width (in.) 
Agitator/Impeller Type 
Amperage (amps) 
Appliance Series 
Whirlpool Cabrio 
Appliance Type 
Top Load Washer 
Capacity- Top Load Washer (cu ft) 
Chrome Shadow 
Color/Finish Family 
Control Type 
Cycle - Allergen 
Energy Consumption (kWh/year) 
Energy Efficiency Tier Rating 
Tier III 
Estimated Yearly Operating Cost ($) 
High Efficiency Washer 
High-Efficiency Detergent Required 
Included Items 
No Additional Items Included 
Maximum Spin Speed (RPM) 
Number of Rinse Cycles 
Number of Rinse Temperatures 
Number of Wash Cycles 
Number of Wash Speeds 
Number of Wash Temperatures 
Product Weight (lb.) 
160 lb 
Steam Function 
Voltage (volts) 
Wash Cycles 
Clean Washer,Cotton,Delicates,Extra Rinse,Handwashable,Heavy Duty,Permanent Press,Soak,Speed Wash,Whites 
Washer Dispensers 
Bleach,Fabric Softener 
Washer Features 
Cycle Time Remaining Display,Delay Start,Door Window,End-Of-Cycle Signal,Out-of-Balance Detection 
Washer Interior Light 
Washer Tub/Drum Material 
Stainless Steel 
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications and Listings 
1-UL Listed 
ENERGY STAR Certified 
Manufacturer Warranty 
Limited 1-year 


Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 932 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Washer! We love our Cabrio Platinum 4.8 CU Ft HE washer! It has worked great so far! March 3, 2015
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Dirty clothes go in dirty clothes come out First off this washer isn't energy efficient to me because I have to wash everything on heavy bulky (73 minutes) just to get my clothes semi clean. It basically sprinkles water on your clothes while it turns. You would be better off to get someone to spin your clothes in the air while you poor two 20 oz bottles of water on them. I would suggest seeing this machine in action before you buy. The cheap washer I used in college with the agitator and high water level definitely out performs this. Your clothes never soak in water. There are lots of good washers out there this isn't one of them. October 29, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by The best washer yet. I could not ask for a better value for my money than this, it saves me money on utilities. March 26, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great for families! We are a family of 5 so I wanted a large tub size to do extra large loads (like the kind I did in the triple size washer at the Laundromat). This machine does A LOT in one load and fits an adult sleeping bag very comfortably. In one load I fit 4 large (decorative) sofa cushions and was still able to put in some towels & clothes and still the tub was not filled to capacity! I love the bleach & softener dispensers. The cycle length times are quite long, I don't think any are under 44mins, but I get the less agitation therefore longer cycle thing. The clothes are not treated harshly at all, its all about gentle, longer washing time which I did worry about getting the clothes clean, but they do come out clean and I consider myself somewhat of a clean freak! I will say though in terms of the cycle times if you dry a load whilst washing a load it works out because drying takes about 50mins anyway.This fits my need for big basin to do less loads and therefore less time doing laundry! March 4, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by I bought this exact model, it has caused me a lot of stress. The first mishap was when the clear top separated from the lid, evidently because, the lid arrived broken from the manufacturer and now the entire lid has completely separated itself from the top of the machine. I thought I could live with that since it was at least $200.00 to replace a year old lid! What? Upon further scrutiny, I noticed the tub and light fixture (is completely rusted out, it's so bad I have pictures) and has been leaving RUST spots on my clothes....and that's if it isn't dripping bleach on my dark laundry!!! This machine twists laundry into the biggest mess....when it's taking a break from actual clothing destruction. It doesn't use enough water to wash the laundry; much less, rinse the laundry. I live for the day until I can AFFORD to throw this machine to the curb. This has been the longest 2 years of my life. Do NOT buy this machine. November 13, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by We love our new washer Gets clothes really clean, love all the features. Fits perfectly in our spot. I was a little surprised how long it take for a large load (50+ minutes). March 20, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Leaves Clothes Dirty This washer seems to clean well EXCEPT for the fact that it leaves gray/white dust on the clothes after the cycle ends. Sometimes its out of control how much is left behind. You need a lint roller or a brush to get it off afterward. A blanket may be left completely covered in this stuff and you have to throw it back in a few times on the rinse cycle to help out. Using an extra rinse doesn't do the trick. Having to re-wash things is not economical either. If you leave the lid closed, a moldy mildew smell builds quickly, as does mold itself. You must use the Affresh cleaning tablets once or twice a month. It is fairly quiet which is nice. As someone else said it does wring the clothes very tightly and wrinkles them but gets a lot of water out. After a cycle in the drier they seem ok. In short, don't buy this - its a headache. The machine has also leaked onto the floor already and had to have a part replaced (under 1 year old). Attached is a photo of a sweatshirt hood with the dust on it. This is pretty typical. Although its been less common lately, blankets have been covered in this and dark clothes can often have this all over them or in big patches. Very irritating. Of course, whirlpool had nothing helpful to say. October 11, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by I'm Glad I Did After 3 months of research, this was the unit that won me over. You will not be disappointed November 5, 2013
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