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LG 5.0 Cu. Ft. Top Loading Washer - Graphite Steel

  • Model: WT5680HVA
  • Top Loading
  • 5.0 Cubic Feet
  • 1,100 RPM's
  • 5 Speed
  • 14 Cycles
Special financing available
Washer Type
Top Loading
Capacity
5.0 Cubic Feet
RPMs
1,100 RPM's
Wash/Spin Speeds
5 Speed
Number of Cycles
14 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
Extra Rinse Option
Yes
Bleach Dispenser
Yes
Fabric Softener Dispenser
Yes
Tub Type
Stainless Steel Tub
Steam Wash Cycle
Yes
Built In Water Heater
Yes
Energy Star Tier Level
Energy Star Tier Level 3
Other Features
Touch Buttons; Slam Proof Lid
Dimensions
27.0(w) X 45.3(h) X 28.3(d)
Shipping Weight
172 lbs
Warranty Terms - Parts
12 Months
Warranty Terms - Labor
12 Months

Features

  • Bigger, Faster, Quieter.

    5.2 cu.ft. MEGA Capacity TurboWash™ Washer with Steam
  • More room to clean

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    More room to clean
    When it comes to laundry capacity, big is good, bigger is better, but biggest is best. With the largest capacity washer available, now you can wash a king size comforter and full set of bedding in a single load! At 5.2 cu ft of mega capacity, you'll definitely have more room to clean.

    *29" width washers or smaller
  • Fast Forward your Laundry

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    Fast Forward your Laundry
    Tired of spending hours on end finishing your family's laundry? Now, those days are gone. LG's revolutionary TurboWash™ technology allows you to save 20 minutes on larger loads, with outstanding cleaning performance!* It's like pressing the fast forward button on your laundry.

    *Based on AHAM-HLW-1-2010 test protocol. Cotton/Normal or comparable cycle at default settings, 8-lb loads, front load washers only. Excludes other LG manufactured products. Excludes quick wash or comparable cycles intended for small, lightly soiled loads only.
  • Experience Steam Cleaning

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    Experience Steam Cleaning
    There's no clean like a steam clean. Our Steam™ technology gently but powerfully penetrates fabrics to virtually eliminate dirt, odors and wrinkles.
  • Get wise

    If you ever experience an issue with your LG dryer, 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.
  • 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.

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Specifications

CAPACITY
Capacity5.2 cu. ft.
APPEARANCE
Design LookRear Control
Intelligent Electronic Controls with Dual LED DisplayYes
Dial-A-Cycle™Yes
Touch ButtonsYes
ENERGY
ENERGY STAR® QualifiedYes
CEE Tier RatingCEE Tier 3
WASH PROGRAMS
No. of Programs14
Wash ProgramsCotton/ Normal, Bulky/ Bedding, Perm. Press/ Casual, Speed Wash, Heavy Duty BrightWhites™, Power Cleanse, Wool, Towels, Allergiene™, Sports Wear, Sanitary, Delicates, Tub Clean
No. of Options14
OptionsTurboWash™, Steam, Rinse+Spin, Spin Only, StainCare™, Soak, ColdWash™, Extra Rinse, Fabric Softener, Delay Wash, Child Lock, Custom Program, Signal On/ Off, Water Plus
No. of Wash/Rinse TempsExtra Hot, Hot, Warm, Cold, Tap Cold (All Cold Rinses)
Spin SpeedsExtra High (1,100 max.), High, Medium, Low, No Spin
No. of Water LevelsAutomatically adjusts to the size of load
No. of Soil Levels3
FABRIC CARE FEATURES
TurboWash™Yes
Steam TechnologyYes
SmartRinse™ Jet Spray SystemYes
ColdWash™ OptionYes
Allergiene™ CycleYes
Sanitary CycleYes
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
Internal Water HeaterYes
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
CabinetPCM
Control PanelPlastic
Top CoverPainted
Diamond Glass LidTransparent (White), Dark Gray Tint (Graphite Steel)
Available ColorsWhite (W), Graphite Steel (V)
POWER SOURCE
RatingsCSA Listed
Electrical Requirements120V, 10 Amps
TypeElectric
DIMENSIONS
Product (WxHxD)27" x 45 3/ 8" x 28 3/ 8" (55 3/ 4" H with lid open)
Carton (WxHxD)29 1/ 2" x 48" x 31 1/ 4"
Weight (Product/Carton)146 lbs/ 168 lbs
LIMITED WARRANTY
Parts & Labor1 Year Parts and Labor
Motor10 Years
DrumLifetime
UPC CODE
UPC048231 013505
Design, features and specifications subject to change without notice.
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LG 5.0 Cu. Ft. Top Loading Washer - Graphite Steel
 
4.8

(based on 115 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (105)

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    (5)

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    (3)

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    (1)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Performance (87)
  • Features/settings (80)
  • Easy to use (77)
  • Style/design (49)
  • Quality (41)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

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5.0

Great washer

By jlkc

from Newark, DE, USA

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  • Quality
  • style/design

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    Best Uses

      Comments about LG 5.0 Cu. Ft. Top Loading Washer - Graphite Steel:

      I've had this machine for a couple months now and it's great. The barrel is huge so I'm doing fewer loads than I used to, and it cleans well with relatively little detergent so that saves money too. I haven't tried all the features yet (there are a LOT) but I still love this washer.

       
      4.0

      Wife's happy

      By makewifehappy

      from Orange Beach, AL, USA

      Pros

      • Easy to use
      • Performance

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about LG 5.0 Cu. Ft. Top Loading Washer - Graphite Steel:

          Honestly, my wife was insistent on having a gray colored set of washer/dryers. As I'm sure the manufacturers have figured out, they can get away with charging a lot more just to get this color (only a few market choices#. Anyway, that's the only negative #price). We've had it installed for about a month now and using it regularly. It takes a little getting used to the HE models in terms of how long they run but this model is very quiet and seems to do a great job cleaning. Looks great as well.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          This product is Superb!

          By Lit'l G

          from Mission Viejo, CA, USA

          Pros

          • Easy to use
          • Features/Settings
          • Performance
          • quality
          • style/design

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about LG 5.0 Cu. Ft. Top Loading Washer - Graphite Steel:

              I love this product. It has a variety of cycles that works for my lifestyle. It has the largest wash size I have seen, I can wash my king size blanket in it no problem. A special feature it has that I like is for washing workout wear. Both the washer and dryer have settings that will allow to protect the elastic in your active clothing. I would recommend this product to anyone. It's a little on the pricey end, but you get what you pay for with this product. The install was quick and easy as well.

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              CLOTHES are VERY WRINKLED

              By Anonymous

              from Undisclosed

              Comments about LG 5.0 Cu. Ft. Top Loading Washer - Graphite Steel:

              While others say how they love how almost all of the water is eliminated from the wash cycle, to me, that translates into VERY WRINKLED clothing. Pants legs are wrapped around themselves like a spindle. With my old washer, I used to wash and hang, and could avoid ironing most of my casual clothing. With the LG, I now have to put my clothing into the dryer to get out the horrid wrinkles, which I do not like to do. If I simply hang the clothes out of the washer, they would require ironing, which takes more time that I would like to spend on my laundry. For this reason, I would not recommend this washer.

               
              5.0

              Awesome Upgrade

              By GOhio

              from NC

              Pros

              • easy to use
              • Features/Settings
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                  Comments about LG 5.0 Cu. Ft. Top Loading Washer - Graphite Steel:

                  After having a standard washer for 10 years this is definitely the cats meow. My clothes have never been quite so clean and so less stressed than they have been now. Haven't tried out all of the awesome features yet but so far VERY happy.

                   
                  5.0

                  Love my LG Top Loader Washing machine!!!

                  By car2

                  from La

                  Pros

                  • easy to use
                  • Performance
                  • Quality

                  Cons

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                      Comments about LG 5.0 Cu. Ft. Top Loading Washer - Graphite Steel:

                      This is a sleek piece of machinery - sometimes the time to wash seems like it's a lot longer than you would expect - BUT you can add A LOT of cloths to one load!!! this saves me TIME!!!! and the energy efficiency is an aspect that I love!! Love the sound of the reminder that the wash is finished - it's like a magic wand being waved! ;-)

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Washer cleans clothes well

                      By GOhio

                      from Florida, USA

                      Pros

                      • Performance
                      • quality

                      Cons

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                          Comments about LG 5.0 Cu. Ft. Top Loading Washer - Graphite Steel:

                          This washer is well worth the money if you have a lot of clothes to wash on a regular basis. PLEASE read the manual and know how it works first. Do not attempt to figure it out on your own. You need to know how to work it so you can achieve maximum results with the cleanliness of the items you are trying to clean. It takes time to get used to this washer, especially if all you have ever used is conventional models/ types. I love how it spins the clothes almost dry. I love the capacity of this washer. It has cut my loads in half. I don't feel like I am spending hours in the laundry room as I used to before. The chrome areas scratch easy, so be cautious of that.

                           
                          5.0

                          Excellent machine!

                          By Anonymous

                          from Richland, WA, USA

                          Pros

                          • easy to use
                          • Performance

                          Cons

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                              Comments about LG 5.0 Cu. Ft. Top Loading Washer - Graphite Steel:

                              This machine is the absolute best washer that we have ever owned (have the matching dryer as well). The large capacity drum is incredible! Not only does it run SO QUIET, that the only way you know it is finished is when the neat little tune comes on, but it actually gets our clothes cleaner than ever. Should have made this investment a long time ago!!

                               
                              5.0

                              Outstanding Product

                              By Woolfman

                              from Manassas, VA, USA

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                              • Easy to use
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                              • quality
                              • style/design

                              Cons

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                                  Comments about LG 5.0 Cu. Ft. Top Loading Washer - Graphite Steel:

                                  This unit has so many features I don't know where to begin. We really like the capacity as we are able to put large comforters in and they come out very clean and fresh. I have dropped in extremely dirty work clothes and they come out looking new again. My wash room is very small and the foot print on these units is great for this small room. The unit is much taller than previous units but that is all the better so I do not have to bend too much to use. Many prebuilt programs to use or you can manual use the machine or you can save your manual program s for later use. I really like the flexibility of this unit and it conforms to my needs and use as opposed to conforming to products limitations. This product was well designed and I’m very pleased with the purchase.

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  Best washer ever

                                  By Deb15

                                  from Michigan, USA

                                  Pros

                                  • easy to use
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                                      Comments about LG 5.0 Cu. Ft. Top Loading Washer - Graphite Steel:

                                      I already had the matching dryer- was very pleased with the machine so when my washer was ready to be replaced it was a no brainer to check out this washer. It does everything it says it will do- capacity is great- one suggestion- get a pair of tongs to reach things in the bottom of the washer- it is very deep.

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