LG WM9000HVA washer review

The LG WM9000HVA is the best high-end front load washer on the market.

LG WM9000HVA Top Load Washer Review
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Top Ten Reviews Verdict

With app compatibility, the option of an LG SideKick and award-winning energy efficiency, the LG WM9000HVA is our top pick of high-end front load washers.


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The LG WM9000HVA is our top pick of high-end front load washers, making it one of the best front load washers money can buy. It has the best app compatibility we've seen with the option to download new cycles and check on your wash. You can also pair it with the nifty LG SideKick for smaller loads. The LG WM9000HVA is a two-time winner of Energy Star awards for efficiency, making it a great investment if you've got the cash.

LG WM9000HVA review: Features   

  • Compatible with the LG SideKick
  • Quiet running 
  • App compatible with the option to download new cycles

This is a top-of-the-range front-loading washer which comes with all the extras. There’s 14 wash cycles and 5 temperature settings to tailor to specific needs, with speed, sanitary and even allergiene washes on offer in the LG WM9000HVA. 

This is a front-load washer which cuts down on noise and vibration. There’s also a child lock and a steam setting to penetrate fabric and clear out dirt and creases. If this isn’t enough, you can use LG’s Smart ThinQ technology to download new and special cycles to keep your washer optimized and up-to-date. 

You can pair your LG WM9000HVA with a nifty app which sends you push notifications to keep on top of your washing and monitor its progress. It’ll also alert you if there’s any issues with your washer, with Smart Diagnosis diagnosing these problems to ensure they’re handled quickly. This function also works with Amazon Alexa or the Google Assistant to manage your laundry with voice commands. 

The LG WM9000HVA is AAFA certified as asthma and allergy friendly, meaning it will eliminate dust and deep clean to keep allergies at bay. The TubClean cycle sterilizes to ensure hygiene and minimise the cleaning you’ll need to do. It’s also compatible with the LG SideKick, meaning it can be mounted on a compact pedestal washer for small loads that can’t wait until your next wash. This isn’t included, but gives you more to work with including a 1cu. ft. capacity and magnetic remote control for a few hundred dollars. A nice option to have. 

LG WM9000HVA review: Capacity & dimensions 

  • Extra-large capacity
  • Not stackable
  • Above-average size

With a 5.2 cu. ft. capacity, the LG WM9000HVA front-load washer can handle large loads with ease. Perfect for a large family or those who have the space. It has a compatible dryer, the LG DLEX9000HVA or DLGX9001HVA, but these aren’t stackable, making this model not ideal for compact spaces. 

It’s got a large capacity, so what are the dimensions of the LG WM9000HVA? With 41-inches in height, 29-inches in width and 34-inches in depth it’s slightly wider than most, but not significantly larger overall considering it’s the highest capacity washer we reviewed. if you're after a large washer without the large price, we suggest the GE GFW450SSMWW.

LG WM9000HVA review: Price

  • One of the most expensive washers we've seen
  • LG SideKick costs extra 

The LG WM9000HVA is a high-end and modern front load washer, meaning you can expect to pay over $1500 . It’s an expensive model with a lot of extras to justify the price, but it’s still on the upper end of what you’d expect to pay for a front-load washer. A good investment, if you can afford it. If not, check out the Samsung WF42H5000AW for a low-cost model perfect for families.

LG WM9000HVA: Efficiency & Warranty 

  • Ten years coverage on the motor
  • The most efficient washer 2 years running

The LG WM9000HVA has a limited one year warranty on parts and labor. On the drum it’s covered for three years and there’s ten years of coverage on the direct drive motor. A good warranty, although not as good as the Maytag MHW5630HW, and roughly what you should expect to get for the best front-load washers.

The LG WM9000HVA has also won Energy Star awards in 2018 and 2019 for efficiency and innovation. It’s not only certified, it’s one of the most energy-efficient washers on the market. 

LG WM9000HVA: Verdict

If you've got the cash to spare, we think there's no better high-end front load washer on the market than the LG WM9000HVA. With the SideKick option for smaller loads and awards to show for its energy efficiency, this is a great does-it-all option. 

Millie Fender
Head of Reviews

Millie Fender is Head of Reviews at Top Ten Reviews. She also works on our sister sites: Real Homes, Ideal Home, Homes & Gardens, and Livingetc. As Head of Reviews, Millie is on a mission to make sure that we are reviewing all of the latest and greatest products for you and your home, whether it's a vacuum cleaner or an inflatable hot tub.