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Kenmore 13273 24-in. Built-In Stainless Steel Dishwasher Review

For such a cheap (and cheap-looking) machine, this Kenmore offers one of the best wash performances we've seen.



When we first unpacked the Kenmore 13273, we have to admit we were unimpressed. Having reviewed plenty of Whirlpool-built dishwashers (like this one), the 13273 looked like another run-of-the-mill release. From the plastic wash tub to the scant extra features, it looked, well, boring. But when we finally got it hooked up and had it run through a few washes, the quality of the clean floored us—not just for a $500 machine with a plastic wash tub, but for a dishwasher of any price range.

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  1. Introduction
  2. Design
  3. Efficiency
  4. Speed & Performance
  5. Washing Features
  6. Controls & Usability
  7. Conclusion

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