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LG 4.5 Cu. Ft. Top Loading Washer - Graphite Steel

  • Model: WT1201CV
  • Top Loading
  • 4.5 Cubic Feet
  • 1,100 RPM's
  • 5 Speed
  • 8 Cycles
Special financing available (subject to credit approval)
Washer Type
Top Loading
Capacity
4.5 Cubic Feet
RPMs
1,100 RPM's
Wash/Spin Speeds
5 Speed
Number of Cycles
8 Cycles
Number of Water Levels
Automatic Water Level Adjustment
Adjustable Water Temperature
5 Temperature Combinations
Perma Press Cycle
Yes
Delicate Cycle
Yes
Soak Cycle
Yes
Bleach Dispenser
Yes
Fabric Softener Dispenser
Yes
Tub Type
Stainless Steel Tub
Energy Star Tier Level
Energy Star Tier Level 3
Other Features
Slam Proof Lid, NeveRust Stainless Steel Washplate, NeveRust Stainless Steel Drum, LED Display
Dimensions
27.0(w) X 40.1(h) X 28.3(d)
Shipping Weight
152 lbs
Warranty Terms - Parts
12 Months
Warranty Terms - Labor
12 Months

Features

  • A Revolutionary Spin On Laundry

    4.5 cu. ft. Ultra Large Capacity Top Load Washer with Front Control Design and WaveForce™ Technology
  • More free time

    Towers of towels, piles of sweatshirts, and a mountain of jeans? Go for it. The ultra large capacity (4.5 cu. ft.) tub lets you do more laundry in fewer loads. That’s time saved and sore backs avoided.
  • A revolutionary spin on laundry

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    A revolutionary spin on laundry
    LG puts a modern spin on the traditional top load design. By moving the control panel from the back to the front, the buttons and LED display are easier to read and use. This simple change makes for a more intuitive and functional design and a look that is unlike anything you’ve ever seen.
  • Count on it

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    Count on it
    When you buy a washer, you want something reliable that you can count on. Because the Direct Drive Motor uses fewer moving parts and operates more efficiently, LG confidently backs the motor with a 10-year limited warranty.
  • The hottest thing in cold clean

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    The hottest thing in cold clean
    Using the cold cycle on your washer doesn’t have to mean compromising. ColdWash™ technology uses cold water and enhanced washing motions to penetrate deep into fabrics, giving you cold water savings with warm water performance.
  • Catch the wave

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    Catch the wave
    If you thought water had done all it could to clean your clothes, you haven't experienced WaveForce™ technology. Rapid drum movement and powerful water jets provide a revolutionary washing and rinsing experience.
  • Get wise

    If you ever experience an issue with your LG washer, you don't have to worry. The SmartDiagnosis™ feature helps the service center diagnose problems over the phone, or with a simple app on your smart phone, helping you minimize costly, inconvenient service calls.
  • Save money. Save energy.

    When your washer uses about 30% less energy and half the amount of water used by regular washers, you’re going to make an impact—on your utility bills, your energy and water consumption, and most importantly, the environment.

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Specifications

SUMMARY
Design StyleTop Loader
Control Panel DesignFront Control
CAPACITY
Capacity4.5 cu. ft.
APPEARANCE
Design LookFront Control
Front Electronic Control Panel with LED DisplayYes
ENERGY
ENERGY STAR® QualifiedYes
CEE Tier RatingCEE Tier 3
WASH PROGRAMS
No. of Programs8
Wash ProgramsCotton/ Normal, Bulky/ Bedding, PureColor™, Speed Wash, Heavy Duty, BrightWhites™, Delicates, Tub Clean
No. of Options9
OptionsRinse+Spin, Spin Only, Soak, ColdWash™, Extra Rinse, Fabric Softener, Delay Wash, Child Lock, Signal On/ Off
No. of Wash/Rinse TempsHot, Warm, Eco Warm, Cold, Tap Cold (All Cold Rinses)
Spin SpeedsHigh, Medium, Low, No Spin
No. of Water LevelsAutomatically adjusts to the size of load
No. of Soil Levels3
FABRIC CARE FEATURES
SmartRinse™ Jet Spray SystemYes
ColdWash™ OptionYes
SenseClean™ SystemYes
WaveForce™Yes
CONVENIENCE FEATURES
2+1 DispenserMain Wash, Fabric Softener + Liquid Bleach
TrueBalance™ Anti-Vibration SystemYes
SmartDiagnosis™Yes
LoadSenseYes
Status Indicator(s)Yes
End of Cycle SignalYes
Child LockYes
Auto Suds RemovalYes
Forced Drain SystemYes
LoDecibel™ Quiet OperationYes
Leveling Legs4 Adjustable Legs
MOTOR AND AGITATOR
Motor TypeDirect Drive Motor
Motor SpeedVariable
Max RPM1,100
AxisVertical
MATERIALS AND FINISHES
NeveRust™ Stainless Steel DrumYes
CabinetPainted Steel
Control PanelPlastic
Top CoverPlastic
Diamond Glass LidYes
Available ColorsWhite (W), Graphite Steel (V)
POWER SOURCE
RatingsCSA Listed
Electrical Requirements120V, 10 Amps
TypeElectric
DIMENSIONS
Product (WxHxD)27" x 40 5/ 32" x 28 3/ 8" (54 1/ 3" H with lid open)
Carton (WxHxD)29 1/ 2" x 43 7/ 10" x 31 1/ 4"
Weight (Product/Carton)134.2 lbs/ 151.8 lbs
WARRANTY
Limited Warranty1 Year Parts and Labor, 10 Years Motor, Lifetime on Drum
UPC048231 013369
Design, features and specifications subject to change without notice.
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LG 4.5 Cu. Ft. Top Loading Washer - Graphite Steel
 
4.7

(based on 258 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (218)

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    (23)

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    (0)

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    (5)

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    (12)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (186)
  • Performance (186)
  • Features/settings (175)
  • Style/design (168)
  • Quality (156)

Cons

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      1.0

      Clothes come out unclean

      By Tricia58

      from Glens Falls, NY, USA

      Comments about LG 4.5 Cu. Ft. Top Loading Washer - Graphite Steel:

      This washer does not use enough water to get your load even wet! I am so tired of looking in to the washer at the rinse cycle and seeing totally dry clothes. I am not talking about after the spin, I am talking about the after the wash cycle and before the spin.. Don't buy it! What good is saving on water if the clothes don't even get wet. Very dissatisfied with this product!!! I have to baby it and trick it to make it think there are more clothes in the washer by adding wet clothes! Thumbs down!

       
      5.0

      Excellent Performance

      By Panther

      from Norfolk, VA, USA

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      • easy to use
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          Comments about LG 4.5 Cu. Ft. Top Loading Washer - Graphite Steel:

          The machine is quiet and work great. I haven't had any malfuntion, or mishap on the machine setting. The machine has perform according to all setting, and featues.Maintaining cleanliness, and operating of the machine is easy. After having serveral other machine, I highly appreciate the value of this washer.

           
          5.0

          Amazing machine!

          By bam

          from Elliston, VA 24087, USA

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          • easy to use
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              Comments about LG 4.5 Cu. Ft. Top Loading Washer - Graphite Steel:

              Amazing how this machine uses just enough water to get clothes clean and wring them out almost dry. The only thing to me is the amount of plastic of the lid, etc. Chrome plated plastic does not impress me. Either the price should be cheaper for plastic or it should be chrome metal. I wish had got white instead. This color shows all dust.

               
              4.0

              Overall happy with product

              By SKKMom

              from Thomasville, NC, USA

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                  Comments about LG 4.5 Cu. Ft. Top Loading Washer - Graphite Steel:

                  I love this washer. The large capacity is great. It gets my clothes clean. It is quiet. It is simple to use, and I love the knob free feature. I have only one issue. It's possible to change almost every option in a wash cycle, except one: the water level. I would like to be able to adjust this.

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  Tops the worst purchase, OVERPRICED GARBAGE!!!!

                  By Anonymous

                  from Undisclosed

                  Pros

                  • lg top load

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about LG 4.5 Cu. Ft. Top Loading Washer - Graphite Steel:

                      I tread having to do a load of laundry, I'll start in the morning but cycle is cCONSTANTLY showing error, so I have to keep pressing the button to complete & stand by it because it just stops never fully spinning. One must add water- no agitator,don't even expect to get clean clothes after spending hours pushing the buttons. PURE JUNK!!!! And forget the dryer that also takes FOREVER! Clothes come out tangled and STILL WET!! The LG are the worst product I ever purchased VERY VERY expensive ...i SOOOOOO REGRET IT!!!!!!

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Great Washer

                      By MomNMem

                      from Undisclosed

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                          Comments about LG 4.5 Cu. Ft. Top Loading Washer - Graphite Steel:

                          We loved our last LG front load washer so we decided to go with LG again. This washer was a little pricey but worth the money. Great washer for a large family with lots of functions.

                           
                          5.0

                          Ease of use, and great features

                          By MrB

                          from Georgia

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                          • easy to use
                          • End of cycle tone
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                              Comments about LG 4.5 Cu. Ft. Top Loading Washer - Graphite Steel:

                              We bought the washer first, and was so impressed with all the features it has, the style, and how quiet it is, and LG's technology. My wife loves it. Less than 2 weeks later we bought the matching dryer, and also we are really impressed with it.

                               
                              5.0

                              Great washer!

                              By Hummingbird

                              from Lapeer, MI 48446, USA

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                                  Comments about LG 4.5 Cu. Ft. Top Loading Washer - Graphite Steel:

                                  We bought this after I did extensive research on washers online. We've had it for a month and I love how it washes, the cycles, and how quiet it is. Great product!

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  Love it!!!!!

                                  By Jennifer23

                                  from Colorado, USA

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                                      Comments about LG 4.5 Cu. Ft. Top Loading Washer - Graphite Steel:

                                      I got this as an early Christmas present from my husband. I've never had a brand new set before. This washer is so quiet and has a huge capacity. I love that it has the agitator on the bottom of the tub. No more tangled straps. The controls on the front are great too. No reaching across the machine anymore. Would definitely recommend it.

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      A wonderful washing machine!

                                      By Kevin64

                                      from La Crosse, WI, USA

                                      Comments about LG 4.5 Cu. Ft. Top Loading Washer - Graphite Steel:

                                      This washer is by far the best washer We have ever owned. The washer is so simple to use even our tweens don't have a problem using it! We would definitely recommend this machine to anyone!

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