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Kenmore Model #8027 Electric Dryer 7.3 cu. ft.

The Kenmore White 7.3 cu. ft. Electric Dryer - Model #8027 is a large capacity dryer in stylish white that comes with a number of features such as the Sensor Dry technology and the Check Vent sensor.

Key features

- The Sensor Dry technology is designed to provide a gentler way to dry clothes.
- The Check Vent sensor prevents the build-up of lint in the vents to prevent clogging.
- The NSF certification means that the unit can dry clothes in a temperatures that can remove up to 99.9% of germs. This makes it perfect for those who need to dry clean clothes for babies and those with sensitive skin.
- The extra large capacity makes this perfect for large households that regularly dry large loads.
- The Express Dry feature makes fast drying possible, especially when in a hurry.
- The small load cycle is one useful feature for those who need to dry smaller loads. This is designed to use the smallest amount of power needed to conserve energy.
- The Wrinkle Guard feature tumble-dries the load for a few minutes to prevent wrinkle formation.
- The stackable feature means that you can save on laundry space by stacking the dryer on top of the washer, perfect for those with small laundry rooms.
- The unit offers up to 8 dry cycles and 6 dry options, making it possible to customize the dry cycle according to the kind of fabric in the load, from thick towels to delicate lingerie.
- The interior light makes it easy to look at what’s inside the drum.
- The wide hamper
door makes loading and unloading very convenient.


The wide hamper door is a very good design, which makes loading and unloading large bundles of laundry possible. Despite its size, the unit is very easy to maneuver around the room. It comes with intuitive controls that are easy to use and neat features like the Express Dry and the Small load cycles. The stackable feature makes it easy to position the unit even in small laundry rooms. Loading and unloading clothes are easy due to the wide-opening door.


The vacuum belt in the drum tends to break down and this leads to a lot of noise when the unit is running. The white finish easily rusts as well, while the vent doesn't always work properly. There are also complaints about the cheap parts, while others are disappointed with the lack of dryer rack.

Consumer likes and dislikes

- wide door makes loading and unloading easy
- light inside the drum makes getting a specific article of clothing very easy to do
- 8 dry cycles allows you to customize the drying cycle according to the types of fabric in the laundry
- has intuitive controls to make using the unit very convenient
- stackable, saves a lot on laundry room space
- stylish white finish makes the unit easy on the eyes, no matter what room you put it in


- tends to be a get noisy when the vacuum belt breaks down
- white finish tends to rush easily
- doesn't have dryer rack
- cheap parts
- vent doesn't always work properly

Full Specifications »


Loading Type Front Load
Fuel Type Electric
Color White
Drum Material Aluminized Steel
Control Type Electronic LED
Capacity 7.3 Cu. Ft. XL Capacity
Timed Dry More time, less time options
Temperature Options 5 temperature settings
Drying System Moisture Sensing, Sensor Dry technology
No. of Cycles 8
Cycles Casual, Damp Dry, Delicate, Heavy Duty, Normal, Timed Dry, Sanitize, Small Load, Express Dry, Bulky/Bedding, Sensor Dry
MISC 1 year parts and labor warranty 
Special Features NSF CERTIFIED, Kenmore Connect™ System, Check Lint Screen Light, Cycle Status Light, Damp Dry Signal, Drum Light, optional pedestal, 4-way venting

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