buying guide - dishwasher

AEG’s dishwasher buying guide will help you choose the dishwasher you need to get an everyday job done - effectively and quietly. Capacity, performance, efficiency and design are key things to consider, so let this buying guide help make the right choice simple for you.
Buying guide - dishwasher


Dishwasher capacity is measured in ‘place settings’ a load can fit. A place setting counts as what you’d need to serve a three-course meal in dishes, cutlery and glassware. Here’s a guide
1 - 2 people

1 - 2 people

A 6-9 place settings model is well suited to small households, especially if you dine out frequently, or have limited space.
3 - 4 people

3 - 4 people

A 9-12 place settings model is ideal for a medium-sized household or couple who works from home. Also comes in slimline.
5+ people

5+ people

A 12+ settings model is best for large families, households who entertain frequently, or those with the kitchen space.

Types of Dishwashers

Built-in Dishwasher
Freestanding Dishwasher
Built-in Dishwasher
Built-in Dishwasher
Freestanding Dishwasher

Built-in Dishwasher

Place settings: 14 - 15

Most commonly installed, this dishwasher slides perfectly into the allocated kitchen space, typically under the benchtop to create a specifically designed custom-built look. Built-in dishwashers can be integrated (concealed behind cabinetry) or semi-integrated (concealed with the front control panel visible) and are available in three finishes (stainless steel, white or black).

Ideal for:

  • Seamless kitchen design
  • Homeowners 
built-in dishwasher

Elevating dishwashing to new heights
Designed for convenient unloading and efficient stacking, AEG’s ComfortLift™ technology offers a gentle slide and lift function for easy access to the lower basket, offering a favourable height, before using the ComfortRails to return the rack gently back into place.

Powerful washing
No stubborn food residue will be missed thanks to AEG’s ProClean™, an ingenious double rotating satellite spray arm, which offers three times the coverage than standard. Add to that it’s five spray levels and even the dirtiest dishes will come out clean - no pre-rinsing needed. 

The secret to dry touch dishes
AEG’s superior ProClean™ technology uses AirDry, a natural airflow function to deliver dry to touch dishes and sparkling glassware. The door automatically opens up 10cm at cycle completion, allowing air to do the work of a tea towel.

Spotless glassware everytime
Let your special occasion glasses become any occasion glasses, with AEG’s SoftGrip rubber clamps that gently secure wine glass stems, while the SoftSpikes support against unwanted tilting. Combined with a dedicated glass washing program, sparkling glassware is guaranteed.

Space when and where you need it
AEG’s changeable design means bulky items now have somewhere to fit, with the fully adjustable FlexiLift upper basket, accommodating all types of loads.

Freestanding Dishwasher

Place settings: 14 - 15

With an exposed exterior and control panel, these standalone designs don’t need to be built into your kitchen. The moveable design means they can be placed anywhere with water and drainage access. Available in three finishes (stainless steel, white or black), freestanding dishwashers also come in multiple size variations suiting most allocated kitchen dishwasher spaces.

Ideal for:

  • Apartment living
  • Renters
Free-standing dishwasher

Blast bacteria
AEG’s ExtraHygiene setting blasts the dishwasher contents with a final rinse cycle temperature known to kill 99.99% of bacteria, for clean and sanitised dishes, glasses, pots, pans and more.

Pack away your tea towels
Maximise your drying performance with the natural airflow offered by AEG’s AirDry technology. At the end of the wash cycle, the door automatically opens by 10cm, allowing moist, hot air to escape and fresh airflow to enter, aiding items in drying faster and spotlessly.

Time beam technology
AEG’s dual coloured beam projects light onto the floor for a noise-free update on your wash cycle progress. Red means running and green means unload ready.

A smarter way to wash
The intuitive sensors of SensorLogic measure the diameter and dirtiness of dishes to deliver superior wash performance, while maintaining time, water and electricity efficiency.

Take the guesswork out
AEG’s QuickSelect offers simple functions including 30 minute, ECO, TimeSaver and more, so you can instinctively choose the setting that suits your load with the touch of a button and walk away.


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