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Kenmore Elite HE5 Steam Model #877 Electric Dryer 7.5 cu. ft.

Kenmore is known for its large capacity dryers and also the efficient drying features of their units. One of the more popular electric dryers from Kenmore is the Elite Twilight HE5 Steam 7.5 cu. ft. Super Capacity Electric Dryer (Model #877).

This dryer model has a dimension of 38 inches (height to top of control panel), 32-9/16 inches (overall depth), and 27 inches (overall width). The electric dryer has various features that can help make the laundry task easier. However, it also has some drawbacks. Read the article if you want to know more about this unit.

Key features

SteamCare Touch Up - The Steam Care Touch Up system of this electric dyer relaxes and smooths out wrinkles. Wrinkles are usually developed when you leave clothes in the dryer or in the laundry basket for a long time.

Heated Dryer Rack - The heated dryer rack of this unit dries clothes faster compared to other units from various leading brands.

SteamCare Refresh cycle - This is another impressive feature of Kenmore Model #877. This cycle helps relax wrinkles and remove unpleasant odor in just several minutes, making the clothes fresh, dry, and ready to wear within a short span of time.

Quiet Pak 9 - The Quiet Pak sound insulation feature of this electric dryer is designed to keep the machine's vibration and noise to a very low level.


This electric dryer has a 7.5 cu. ft. loading capacity. With this capacity, you can easily finish drying the clothes in just a few loading times.
The machine can also efficiently dry large loads such as comforters and thick blankets, coats, and jackets. The dryer can refresh your clothes without washing them again, as well as smooth out wrinkles and remove certain odor quite efficiently. The reduction of wrinkles will lower the amount of time you spend in ironing the clothes.

One of the best things about this unit is that it works quietly. The model is sound insulated; you can actually do the drying of clothes in the middle of the night without waking everybody up. Compared to other units from various leading bands, this model from Kenmore has a feature that can dry the fabric very fast.

Another great thing about this dryer is its cool and modern style. The model is also less expensive compared to other units. It costs about $974.88 now, way cheaper than its regular price, which is around $1,499.99.


One of the drawbacks of this model is that it lacks a wide variety of options when it comes to the drying cycles. There are no damp dry and delicate options. The top of the model is also made from porcelain. This can be quite elegant but this also makes it prone to breaking.

Consumer thoughts


- low noise operation
- ensures that the fabric is wrinkle-free after drying
- has a cool and sleek design
- less expensive compared with other models


- limited cycle options
- the top is breakable because it is made of porcelain

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