So, in this article, I'm gonna compare two most premium washing machines, the IFB Senator WXS and IFB REW. The comparison will cover some basic information like dimensions, weight, model year, very important information like Capacity, Warranty, Features, Wash Programs, Energy Consumption, Water Consumption, Noise level during washing and spinning, Drum information, different kind of technologies used in, Price and EMIs in India.

In addition, I will also conclude the comparison by declaring the final winner. So that, you can get a clear idea about the better product.

IFB Senator WXS (left) and IFB REW (right) Washing Machines.
IFB Senator WXS (left) and IFB REW (right) Washing Machines.

ARTICLE CONTENT

  1. Basic Information
  2. Washing Machine Technologies
  3. Features
  4. Wash Programs
  5. Energy and Water Consumptions
  6. Noise levels
  7. Drum information
  8. Prices in India
  9. Conclusion

Washing Machine Comparison: IFB Senator WXS vs IFB REW

1. Basic Information

ParameterIFB Senator WXSIFB REW
BrandIFBIFB
Dimensions (LxWxH)61 x 60 x 85 cms59 x 57 x 95 cms
Weight80 Kg35 Kg
Model Year20202020
Capacity8 Kg6.5 Kg
Best forUp to 6 peopleUp to 4-5 people
FunctionalityFully-automatic Front-loadingFully-automatic Top-loading
Energy Ratings5 Star5 Star
Body MaterialMetalMetal
Motor RPM1400720
Warranty on Product4 Years4 Years
Warranty on Motor4 Years4 Years
Where to buyBuy on AmazonBuy on Amazon

In the comparison of both washing machines, IFB Senator WXS is found to have higher motor speed and capacity for washing compared to IFB REW washer. Other parameters like energy ratings are same. The interesting thing is that REW variant of washer is less than half in weight compared to Senator WXS variant.

Also, both have different functionality. But, because front-loading washer offers good wash quality, I always prefer it in first choice.

Winner: IFB Senator WXS Washing Machine

2. Technologies used in Washing Machines

ParameterIFB Senator WXSIFB REW
TechnologiesSmart Inverter,
Direct Drive, and
Ball Valve
Smart Inverter Direct Drive and
Triadic Pulsator

In this round of comparison, IFB Senator WXS has higher number of technologies compared to IFB REW washer. In addition to that, the Smart Inverter direct drive technology is also inbuilt in IFB's Senator WXS washer.

Winner: IFB Senator WXS Washing Machine.

Read more in detail about washing machine technologies.

3. Features

There are 12 features that should be present on every washing machine to get above-the-mark performance. These features makes the washing machine fully-automatic. Some of them are responsible for safety also.

FeatureIFB Senator WXSIFB REW
Door LockYesYes
Child LockYesYes
High-Voltage protectionYesYes
Smart DiagnosisNoNo
Wash DelayYesNo
Inbuilt HeaterYesNo
Auto Load BalanceYesYes
Water Level SensorYesYes
LCD Touch PanelYesNo
Jog DialYesNo
Auto RestartYesYes
Foam detectionYesYes

In addition to the above features, both washing machines also have other features which are unique and brand-specific. They are as follow.

ParametersIFB Senator WXSIFB REW
Other features4D wash,
Aqua Energie,
Aqua Spa Therapy,
Hygiene Plus, and
Repeat Wash.
Lint Tower Filter,
Smart Sense,
Deep Clean, and
Aqua Energie.

In this round of comparison, IFB Senator WXS washing machine found to have most advanced technologies compared to IFB REW.

Winner: IFB Senator WXS Washing Machine.

Read more about features of washing machine here.

4. Wash Programs

IFB Senator WXSIFB REW
Total Wash Programs148

Many brands give different names to wash programs despite the job is gonna same. You can take the example of ExpressWash, Speed 14, Quick Wash, and like wash programs. Wash programs are often named liked they're very unique.

Brands like IFB gives the name based on technology and job whereas LG gives names to wash programs based on the job they gonna perform. Samsung is also same to LG.

Wash programs of both washers are as follow.

IFB Senator WXSIFB REW
ExpressWash, CradleWash, Bulky/Bedding, Anti-Allergen, Woollens, Baby Wear, Rinse+Spin, Mixed Soiled, Mixed Soiled+, Synthetics/Daily, Cotton Normal, Cotton Eco Plus, Spin Dry/Drain, and Tub Clean.Aqua Save, Express 30, Heavy, Delicates, Smart Sense, Wash, Rinse, and Spin.
Different kind of wash programs.

But, to decide the winner of this face-off, we've to compared both washing machine in terms of capabilities to wash certain types of laundry. In other words, We've to check for wash program's presence for different kind of laundry and wash quality. So, here it is in the below table.

Wash program forIFB Senator WXSIFB REW
Mixed LaundryYesNo
Baby's clothesYesNo
Blanket/DuvetYesNo
CottonYesYes
SyntheticYesYes
Sports wearYesNo
Bacteria removalYesNo
DelicatesYesYes
Rinse/Rinse+SpinYesYes
Quick WashYesYes
WoolYesNo
Addition of more wash programsNoNo
Comparison of wash programs.

Both washer lacks one very advanced program called "Download Cycle". In addition, IFB REW washer lacks too many important wash programs compared to IFB Senator WXS.

Winner: IFB Senator WXS Washing Machine.

5. Energy and Water Consumption

ParameterIFB Senator WXSIFB REW
Energy Consumption0.09 units per kg/cycle~0.0113 units per kg/cycle
Water Consumption9 L per kg/cycle21-22 L per kg/cycle

In this comparison, the energy consumption won't stick to that of mentioned. But, the water consumption is definitely. IFB REW Washer uses much water compared to IFB Senator WXS washer.

Winner: IFB Senator WXS Washing Machine.

6. Noise level

ParameterIFB Senator WXSIFB REW
Noise level during Washing56dB48dB
Noise level during Spinning70dB74dB

Winner: Draw.

7. Washing Machine's Drum

ParameterIFB Senator WXSIFB REW
Drum MaterialStainless SteelStainless Steel
Drum TypeCrescent Moon Drum-

Winner: IFB Senator WXS Washing Machine.

8. Prices in India

ParameterIFB Senator WXSIFB REW
PriceRs 35,500Rs 17,000
EMI starts atRs 1,671 per monthRs 800 per month

Winner: IFB REW Washing Machine.

9. Conclusion

After comparing IFB Senator WXS and IFB REW washing machines at 8 different points, I found IFB Senator WXS better in terms of wash programs, features, technologies, capacity, and motor RPM. When it comes to price, the IFB REW Washer is easily affordable because of much lower cost.

FINAL WINNER: IFB Senator WXS Washing Machine.

You can visit Amazon to buy either of them.

IFB Senator WXS Washing Machine

IFB REW Washing Machine

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