Whirlpool WDF520PADM Full Review – Pros & Cons [2021]

“Whirlpool” is a well-known name in the industry of home appliances. Many people prefer its products and they trust it. While Whirlpool is also improving itself and its products’ capability.

As Whirlpool has gained customers’ trust in other products. Same with Whirlpool Dishwashers. These dishwashers are good at cleaning with great features and also affordable.

Today we are going to review Whirlpool WDF520PADM dishwasher. Read this whole review and decide whether you should buy it or not.

Why it is Good?

Whirlpool WDF520PADM Dishwasher review

It has 4 wash cycles with up to 14 place settings. It is quiet at only 55 dBA during working. If dishes are lighting soiled then it will just take 1 hour to clean it.

Its accusense soil sensor determines how much dirty dishes are and then chooses the appropriate cycle depending upon the soil level. It has a tall tub and lower rack with a large capacity of up to 14 place settings.

Upper rack has a cup shelf providing room for cups, Two spray arms make sure that plates and other items are clean on both lower and upper rack. Its sani rinse option eliminates 99.9% of food soil and bacteria.

It is energy Star qualified, So will take care of your money by saving it from utility bills. This dishwasher remembers your last cycle so just press the start button.

Sound Level

It works at 55 dBA very quiet so it will not destroy or ruin your moments with your family that you’ve got after a great meal. It is easy to install and easy to use. It has all the basic features according to its price and does not lack anything important.

Are Customer Happy?

Customers are happy with this dishwasher 86% of total customers have given it 4 or 5 stars. However some are not happy with its performance. 4 percent has given it 2 stars. We will mention in the cons section what has made them to think like this.


  • 4: wash cycles
  • 14: Place settings
  • 55 dBA: Sound rating
  • Energy Star Qualified
  • Energy Consumption: 260 Kwh/year
  • Estimated yearly operating cost 31$
  • Easy to use
  • Quiet in Operation
  • Great features to price
  • Cleans perfectly
  • Does not dry dishes perfectly


Is this model a built-in dishwasher?
Yes, It is a “Built-in” Dishwasher

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