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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
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LG 4.5 Cu. Ft. Top Loading Washer - Graphite Steel
 
4.7

(based on 250 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (213)

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    (22)

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    (10)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (180)
  • Performance (180)
  • Features/settings (169)
  • Style/design (163)
  • Quality (156)

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      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!

           
          1.0

          Wish I still had a top loader with agitator

          By Anonymous

          from Undisclosed

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

          Clothes do not get clean, takes forever and I have to fool it with adding a bucket of water to actually get the clothes clean. I have had it for about six months and wish I would have never purchased it, if I could trade for the old technology, I would do it in a heartbeat.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          amazing

          By lglover

          from north Carolina

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

              We love this machine, the features are unbelievable! From the delay wash setting to the speed wash. It even has a cycle to clean itself to get rid of built up residue! And the cold wash cycle which washing in cold but thinks and runs as warm to save $$$$ & water!! I will never purchase any other brand, and the dryer is just as amazing!

               
              5.0

              Beautiful & practical

              By clw

              from Monroe Township, NJ, USA

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

                  We are loving this new washer. It cleans very well and fast. I like the front controls. The only issue is that at 5 feet 2 inches I cannot reach the bottom and have to use a step stool to get all the wash out.

                   
                  5.0

                  Good value

                  By Nana

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

                      Great washer, hard to believe it uses so little water.

                       
                      5.0

                      The washer does a fine job and is very quiet. Love

                      By Johnny K.

                      from Pennsylvania, USA

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

                          This washer is replacing a front load machine that literally lost its bearings. I hated bending over to dig the clothes out of the front loader. This LG product is much more comfortable to operate, does a fine job, and is very quiet. I'm very satisfied with it.

                          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          2.0

                          Takes too long to wash and unbalances too often

                          By unhappyinok

                          from Oklahoma, USA

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

                          1. I find it takes anywhere between 1 hour 15 minutes to 2 hours to do a load of wash. I feel this is way to long. 2. The washer become unbalanced so often that when the machine is in the rinse and spin cycle I have to babysit the machine. I do not have time to stand over the machine to assist it. 3. I often feel that some of my clothes are still dry so I'm not sure how clean it gets them. 4. I wish I could take it back to the store and get something different. My stress level would go way down. 5. Also, our water bill went up in cost because of the water being added to the unbalanced load. Therefore it is not efficient. 6. I do NOT recommend buying this washer.

                           
                          5.0

                          Terrific Washer

                          By Anonymous

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

                          Absolutely the best washer I've ever owned or used. Outstanding quality, smooth, quiet and thorough washing operation.

                           
                          4.0

                          Loving this Washer

                          By hopeithelps

                          from CA

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

                              I love this washer. There is a learning curve but it's worth the initial frustration. I would give it 5 stars across the board if it performs for 10 - 15 years without breaking down.

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