Kenmore White 4.2 Cu. Ft. Front-Load Washing Machine (4031) ENERGY STAR
The Kenmore White 4.2 cu. ft. Front-Load Washing Machine (4031) ENERGY STAR is a very efficient appliance that manages to perform top washing duties without using up too much energy. The unit boasts of several cycle options and convenience features, all encased in one high capacity machine. What consumers can get is power and energy conservation combined.
Interior Features The Kenmore White 4.2 cu. ft. Front-Load Washing Machine (4031) ENERGY STAR helps conserve energy, as guaranteed by its Energy Star qualification.
The washing machine model is also NSF-certified, which means that it is able to kill almost a hundred percent of bacteria on clothes.
It operates up to maximum speed of 1,200 rpm, enough to generate some great spinning action.
It is boosted by a Cold Clean feature, which effectively cleans clothes without using warm water. This helps further conserve energy.
There is an Add a Garment feature where you can pause mid-cycle to add some more garments. This helps conserve energy, when you add less soiled clothes instead of waiting to load them into a new cycle.
It features several standard and special cycles.
The standard cycles consist of delicate, heavy duty, normal, and whites.
The special cycles consist of express wash, large items, and sanitary.
The washing machine automatically gauges water levels.
The stain treatment option helps save time by taking away the need to pre-treat clothes.
The washing machine also comes with a special cycle that is gentle
enough for children's clothes.
It makes use of Smart Motion technology, which means that the four washing motions of tumbling, rolling, scrubbing, and stepping are used.
Delay wash is up to 19 hours.
At 4.2 cu. ft., this Kenmore washing machine can accommodate the equivalent of 38 XL shirts in one cycle.
The unit is stackable with its companion dryer.
It is set on pedestals that eliminate the need to bend down low.
The control panel and overall color is white.
The wash basket is made of stainless steel.
The lid and top are made of painted steel.
There is a child-safe lock.
It has electronic LED controls
The door can only swing to the left.
Depth (with door closed): 29 3/4"
Depth (with door open): 50 13/16"
Total Volume: 4.2 cu. ft. capacity
The washing machine unit is made of durable materials. It saves a lot of energy through some of its features. The machine can effectively clean off bacteria. Heavy loads are handled efficiently. The unit offers several convenient features and cycle options. It comes with a one-year warranty.
The unit does not include the special steam cycle option.
Consumer Opinions Pros
easy to use
can handle most garments and fabrics
lack of steam action
defective control board in some units/quality control problems
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