Are ALDI dishwashers any good? Review

ALDI is known for cheap groceries and bargain Special Buys, giving shoppers no shortage of goodies to pick up. But when it comes to fitting out the kitchen with appliances, does the grocery chain stack up? ALDI sometimes stocks dishwashers during select Special Buys sales. The question is: are they worth lining up for? Find out all you need to know about ALDI dishwashers with this Canstar Blue guide.

ALDI dishwashers review

Currently, ALDI only has one dishwasher model within its line-up, but if there’s one thing we know about ALDI, it’s to never count it out when it comes to Special Buys, so keep an eye out for additional models down the line.

Stirling ALDI Stainless Steel Dishwasher − $349

Aldi is currently selling this Stirling stainless steel dishwasher (STR-SSDW14) with 14 place settings, retailing for $349 RRP* (January, 2022). It features six wash programs with a delay start function, so you can set the dishwasher to run overnight and make use of off-peak electricity times. The design also incorporates a height adjustable upper basket to give you room for larger pots and pans. For safety, you’ll find a child lock and an anti-flood device.

It has a three-star energy rating with an energy consumption of 329kWh per year. In terms of water, it has a 4.5-star water rating, using 12.7L per wash. Product dimensions are 845 x 598 x 610mm (HxWxD) and it comes with a three-year warranty. With a total weight of 45kg, ALDI suggests bringing a mate and a trolley to give you a hand with this unit.

What else is on sale at ALDI?

ALDI other Special Buys

Sticking to the kitchen theme, ALDI is also offering a range of fridges including:

  • A 198L top mount refrigerator for $349 RRP*
  • A 118L outdoor beverage chiller for $499 RRP*
  • A huge 419L French door refrigerator for $899 RRP*

ALDI is also offering some cooking appliances, with an electric oven for $299 RRP*, or a Stirling air fryer for $129 RRP*, which has a capacity of 18 litres.

Coffee and tea lovers will also be happy to know they can get also their hands on a K-fee Lattensia Coffee Capsule machine for $399 RRP* or a BODUM coffee & tea lovers set for $89.99 RRP*.

Where are ALDI Stirling products made?

The majority of Stirling products sold in ALDI are manufactured in China. To be sure, check the label of any Stirling product you have purchased to see the specifications. Stirling products are sold exclusively through ALDI stores on a promotional basis. Ambiano is another trademark brand of ALDI for kitchen appliances, which includes blenders, air fryers, and more.


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Are ALDI appliances worth it?

ALDI stocks a wide range of cheap and cheerful home appliances, making it a smart choice for those looking for a good deal. The budget supermarket’s appliances are usually reliably manufactured and come with warranties for extra peace of mind. The main downside is that ALDI appliances are only available seasonally in Special Buys, so make sure to check ALDI’s catalogue and website regularly to nab yourself a bargain. You can keep up to date with the latest ALDI deals by picking up a catalogue in store, or checking online.

And if you’ve missed out on an ALDI model, check out our ratings on dishwashers to see what else is available.

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*Prices taken from ALDI website, correct as of January 2022.

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