Whirlpool WTW6120HC Review

Consumer Rating


878 Reviews


WTW6120HC Ratings

Consumer Satisfaction
Rated 3.9 out of 5 stars with 878 consumer reviews. This is better than your average dryer and it ranks in the top 10% of new dryers for Consumer Satisfaction.
Price Efficiency
With an MSRP of $1049, this washer costs $219 per cubic foot of capacity. This is just a little more expensive than your average washing machine, and it still ranks better than 50% of new washers for Price Efficiency.
Key Features
Designed with only 9 important features that can make a difference with your laundry experience. This is worse than your average washer and it ranks in the bottom 40% of new washing machines for Key Features.
Cycles & Options
Provides 23 cycles and options for fabric, soil, and cleaning flexibility. This is better than your average washer and it ranks in the top 20% of new washing machines for Cycles and Options.
Cycles: Regular, Delicates, Bulky Items, Whites, Colors, Towels, Normal, Wrinkle Control, Heavy Duty, Sanitize with Oxi, Cold Wash, Quick Wash, Drain & Spin, Rinse & Spin, Clean Washer with affresh
Options: Remote Enable, Delay Start, Pre-soak, Fabric Softner, Extra Rinse, Load & Go, Deep Fill, Download
Max Spin Speed
Generates up to 750 RPM spin speed to remove moisture and shorten drying time. This is significantly slower than your average washer and it ranks in the bottom 10% of new washing machines for Max Spin Speed.
Energy Efficiency
This Whirlpool washer is estimated to use 340 kWh of electricty annualy. This is significantly higher than your average washing machine, and it ranks in the bottom 10% of new washers for Energy Efficiency.
Water Efficiency
The WTW6120HC washer is estimated to use 7000 gallons of water annualy. This is significantly higher than your average washing machine, and it ranks in the bottom 20% of new washers for Water Efficiency.

Key Washer Features

Allergen Cycle

Longer cycle with high temperatures that help reduce home dust mite and animal dander levels. Ideal for pillow covers, bed sheets, baby clothes and undergarments.

Antimicrobial Protection

Uses antimicrobial technology to help prevent the growth of odor-causing bacteria. Keeps high-touch areas cleaner, as well as the drum and detergent tray smelling fresher.

Bulk Dispenser

Internal reservoir contains a multi-day supply of detergent or softener and automatically dispenses them during the wash cycle. Saves time and effort filling the trays for each load.

CEE Tier 2+

Ratings of Tier 2 or higher by the Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) indicate the washer is significantly more energy and water efficient than an ENERGY STAR washer.

Deep Fill

Allows you to over-ride the auto-fill level and add extra water to the wash drum. Ensures heavily soiled or large loads of laundry are saturated before the wash cycle begins.

Delay Start - End

Program the wash cycle to start or end several hours later when you wake up or arrive home. Organize laundry around your schedule, or take advantage of lower, off-peak, utility rates.


This washing machine is not Energy Star certified by the EPA. It uses significantly more energy and water than most new clothes washers being produced today.

Fresh Tumble

After the wash cycle ends, the clothes are periodically tumbled for several hours until you are available to unload them. Keeps clothes fresh and reduces wrinkles or musty odors.


Employ’s technology that reduces the amount of water and energy required for a load of laundry. Most front load washers, and top load without an agitator, are designated HE.

Interior Light

Equipped with an LED light that illuminates the wash basket when the washer is on but not operating. Helps you find matching socks that seem to go missing until the next wash.

Reversible Door

Some front load washers allow you to switch the door to open from either the left or right side. Provides installation flexibility and prevents the door from blocking the dryer.

Sanitize Cycle

For nasty clothes, bedding, and towels requiring sanitization. Uses extra-hot water and a longer cycle time to help kill the most common household bacteria.

Smart Washer

Wi-Fi enabled with app control to remotely activate and operate your washer, receive cycle status notifications, and perform remote diagnostics for repairs.

Soft-Close Lid

Some top load washers have a window lid that closes gently and quietly with springs or hydraulics. Allows you to visually monitor laundry and reduces lid bang or finger pinches.

Sound & Vibration Control

Employ’s control technologies such as sensors, balancers, or dampers. These additional features help reduce both washer sound and vibration.


Matching dryer can be positioned on top of this washer with a low-cost washer-dryer stacking kit. Perfect for those with limited space or wanting more storage area.

Stainless Steel Drum

Steel wash baskets are more durable than washers with plastic or porcelain-enamel designs. Sustains higher spin speeds and won’t chip or rust.

Steam Option

Deeply penetrates clothing to remove grime and achieve a cleaner wash. Gentler on fabrics than other stain-removing cycles and produces a softening affect that reduces wrinkles.

Water Faucet

Internal faucet allows you to pre-scrub stained or soiled clothes right at the washer opening. Convenient feature, especially if you don’t have a laundry sink nearby.

Water Heater

Internal heater boost’s water temperature beyond your home’s hot water tank for cycles such as steam, allergen, or sanitize. Helps maintain optimum cycle temperatures.