So, in this article, I'm gonna compare two most premium washing machines, the IFB REWH and Whirlpool ACE XL. 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 REWH (left) and Whirlpool ACE XL (right) Washing Machine Comparison.
IFB REWH (left) and Whirlpool ACE XL (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 REWH vs Whirlpool ACE XL

1. Basic Information

ParameterIFB REWHWhirlpool ACE XL
BrandIFBWhirlpool
Dimensions (LxWxH)59 x 57 x 95 cms94 x 56.7 x 102 cms
Weight35 Kg38 Kg
Model Year20202018
Capacity6.5 Kg10.5 Kg
Best forUp to 4-5 peopleUp to 8-9 people
FunctionalityFully-automatic Top-loadingSemi-automatic Top-loading
Energy Ratings5 Star5 Star
Body MaterialMetalPlastic
Motor RPM7201400
Warranty on Product4 Years2 Years
Warranty on Motor4 Years10 Years
Where to buyBuy on AmazonBuy on Amazon

When the basic information of both washer compared, I found that IFB washer lower motor RPM (almost half) and capacity compared to Whirlpool ACE XL. But, because IFB washer is fully-automatic, the human intervention is bare minimum. And, it also offers quite good wash quality compared to semi-automatic washer.

Winner: IFB REWH Washing Machine

2. Technologies used in Washing Machines

ParameterIFB REWHWhirlpool ACE XL
TechnologiesSmart Inverter Direct Drive,
Lint Tower Filter, and
Triadic Pulsator
3D Scrub

When it comes to technologies, I found both washer are quite advanced. But, the Triadic Pulsator makes the IFB REWH washer very unique.

  • The Triadic Pulsator gently removes the stubborn dirt. The powerful Swirl jets will dislodge dirt from every corner of the fabric. And, its mechanical centre punch action pushes the dirt out of clothes.
  • The Lint Tower Filter is specific to IFB washing machines only.
  • Smart Inverter Direct Drive: It consists of the inverter motor, which optimizes the energy consumption in accordance with power requirement. Read more in detail about direct drive technology here.
  • 3D Scrub technology: This technology provides perfect triple motion for clothes to remove dirt effectively and efficiently. For that, it consists of 3D Turbo Impeller with rotary stem and 3D scrub pads.

Winner: IFB REWH 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 REWHWhirlpool ACE XL
Door LockYesNo
Child LockYesNo
High-Voltage protectionYesNo
Smart DiagnosisNoNo
Wash DelayYesNo
Inbuilt HeaterYesNo
Auto Load BalanceYesNo
Water Level SensorYesNo
LCD Touch PanelNoNo
Jog DialNoNo
Auto RestartYesYes
Foam detectionNoNo

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

ParametersIFB REWHWhirlpool ACE XL
Other featuresAqua Energie,
3D wash,
Smart Sense, and
Deep clean
3D Lint Filter,
Turbo Dry,
Hard Water Wash, and
10 Stain removal

In this face-off round, the IFB REWH washer is more advanced compared to Whirlpool. In addition to that, the Whirlpool washer lacks almost all important common features that the washing should have.

  • Smart Sense: It automatically weighs load and adjust wash-settings accordingly to save water and detergent, thereby saves money.
  • Deep Clean: It let the washer stays tough on stains but gentle on fabrics.
  • Aqua Energie: Using this feature, the water is energized by inbuilt device. As a result, the detergent gets dissolve uniformly to offer better wash.
  • 3D Wash: It’s a system to let water flow dynamically, which soaks clothes thoroughly to deliver excellent wash.
  • 3D Lint Filter: It has unique triple layered filtration process that allows effective collection of lint, so that, the clothes come out clean and fresh after every wash.
  • Hard Water Wash: This feature gives better dirt and stain removal even in hard water conditions through unique wash program.

Winner: IFB REWH Washing Machine

Read more about features of washing machine here.

4. Wash Programs

IFB REWHWhirlpool ACE XL
Total wash programs65

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 REWHWhirlpool ACE XL
Power Wash, Smart Sense, Express, Jeans, Delicates, and Tub Clean.Delicate, Gentle, Normal, Normal Plus, Stainwash.
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 REWHWhirlpool ACE XL
Mixed LaundryYesYes
Baby's clothesNoNo
Blanket/DuvetNoNo
CottonYesNo
SyntheticYesNo
Sports wearNoNo
Bacteria removalNoNo
DelicatesYesYes
Rinse/Rinse+SpinNoNo
Quick WashYesNo
WoolNoNo
Addition of more wash programsNoNo
Comparison of wash programs.

In the comparison of features, I found both washer lacks very important wash programs. But, the Whirlpool washer lacks almost all unique and important wash programs. In addition, both washer also lacks a very important wash program called Download Cycle. It let you download additional wash programs using Wi-Fi connection.

Winner: IFB REWH Washing Machine.

5. Energy and Water Consumption

ParameterIFB REWHWhirlpool ACE XL
Energy Consumption0.0113 Indian unit per kg per cycle-
Water Consumption21-22 L per kg/cycle-

The energy and water consumption are nearly same in both washing machine.

Winner: IFB REWH Washing Machine.

6. Noise level

ParameterIFB REWHWhirlpool ACE XL
Noise level during Washing48dB-
Noise level during Spinning74dB-

Winner: IFB REWH Washing Machine.

7. Washing Machine's Drum

ParameterIFB REWHWhirlpool ACE XL
Drum MaterialStainless SteelPlastic
Drum Type--

Winner: IFB REWH Washing Machine.

8. Prices in India

ParameterIFB REWHWhirlpool ACE XL
PriceRs 18,990Rs 15,999
EMI starts atRs 894 per monthRs 753 per month
(Price source: IFB, Whirlpool). Disclaimer: Prices are subject to change.

Winner: Whirlpool ACE XL Washing Machine.

9. Conclusion

After comparing IFB REWH and Whirlpool ACE XL washing machines at 8 different points, I found that IFB REWH washer is feature-rich, has higher wash programs and technology. In addition, it is also silent. When it comes to price, Whirlpool ACE XL is cheaper to afford.

FINAL WINNER: IFB REWH Washing Machine.

You can visit Amazon to buy either of them.

IFB REWH Washing Machine

Whirlpool ACE XL Washing Machine

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