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8kg/4kg 6 Motion Direct Drive Washer Dryer

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Key Features

  • 6Motion DD for Ultimate Fabric Care
  • Total Convenience Wash-to-Dry Programme
  • Inverter Direct Drive with 10 Year Warranty
  • Wash / Dry Capacity - 8/4 kg

Stock List

6 Motion DD

6 Motion DD

6 Motions, 1 Amazing Wash Performance

Due to its design and unique to LG, 6 Motion Direct Drive is able to perform various drum motions or a combination of different motions depending on the wash programme selected. Combined with a controlled spin speed and the ability of the drum to rotate both left and right, the wash performance of the machine is greatly improved, giving you perfect results every time.

6 Motions, 1 Amazing Wash Performance

Wash and Dry

Wash and dry up to 4kg of clothing without having to so much as look at the machine during the cycle - that's more than you can fit into an average washing machine - how's that for effortless and hassle free laundry care?

Wash and Dry

Direct Drive Motor

Leading the way for a quieter, cleaner wash No belt & Pulley -Less noise -Energy Saving -Capacity -Durability By eliminating its belt and pulley, LG’s Inverter Direct Drive System increases the motor’s efficiency - thus cutting back on energy use and makes it less susceptible to breakdowns. The simplified system helps reduce noise levels as well. The direct drive motor that runs our washing machines is reliable as well as quiet. We guarantee it won’t let you down. In fact, we trust it so much that all machines come with a 10 year warranty on the motor and all its parts as standard – even though there’s nothing standard about it.

Direct Drive Motor
Built to Last

Built to Last

The Direct Drive motor that runs our washing machines is reliable as well as quiet. We guarantee it won’t let you down. In fact, we trust it so much that all machines come with a 10 year warranty on the motor parts as standard – even though there’s nothing standard about it.

Low Humidity

Low Humidity

LG Washer dryers use a condensing dryer system that turns heated air into water and flushes it away into the mains waste, meaning you never have to worry about ventilation tubes again.

Smart Diagnosis

Smart Diagnosis

At some point in your washer's life it will need some TLC. However reliable your machine it can't yet split your lost socks out of the filter drawer! We just made service so much easier. Now there is no need to wait for an engineer to detect a problem you could have solved yourself. Just dial Smart Diagnosis and wait for the telephone to tell you what to do. Now that really is smart!


With a range of washing programmes from Handwash/Wool to Sportswear together with several drying levels from Cupboard Dry to Iron Dry, there's a programme to suit all your laundry needs.

Color/Finish Silver
Weight (Kg) 8
Max Dry capacity (kg) 4
Drum Volume (litres) 58
Intelligent Washing System Yes
Auto Balance Yes
with Foam sensing & removal Yes
Variable Spin speed 1400/800/400/No spin
Variable temperature Cold/30/40/60/95
Standby Power Zero Yes
Direct Drive Motor Yes
Display LED
Door size (mm) 300mm
Door Opening Angle 180
Door Switch Type Bimetal
Load detect Yes
Smart Diagnosis Yes
Energy Efficiency Class B
Spin Performance A
Noise Level (dBA) Wash:54, Spin:75
Baby Care Yes
Cotton Yes
Cotton-Eco Yes
Hand Wash/Wool Yes
Quick30 Yes
Intensive 60 Yes
Rinse+Spin Yes
Sports Wear Yes
Synthetic Yes
Cupboard Dry Yes
Iron Dry Yes
Low Temp Dry Yes
Time Dry Yes
Special Options
Beeper Yes
Child-Look Yes
Dry Yes
Intensive Yes
No Spin Yes
Prewash Yes
Rinse hold Yes
Medic Rinse Yes
Time Delay Yes
Tub Clean Yes
Door Lock Indication Yes
Error Message Indication/Alarm Yes/Yes
Running Time indicator Yes
Start/Pause Indication Yes
Time Delay (hour) 3-19h
Product(WxHxD) 600 x 850 x 550
Weight(kg) 62
Adjustable Leg 10

What People Are Saying

Rated 4.4 out of 5 by 68 reviewers.
Rated 3 out of 5 by Basic machine that works OK, albeit rather noisy This replaced an old Zanussi washer dryer (about 16 years old) and although a more modern facia the functions and performance are very similar, if anything the zanussi had a few more useful options. The LG seems noisier with more vibration than the old machine which is surprising being more modern and using techniques like direct driive. The LG probably dries better. Main reason for getting this was the narrow depth as most machines looked at were too deep to fit under the worktop. 12 February 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by LG washing machine I purchased this model nearly three months ago and using it weekly. Overall, this is a good machine with few flaws. The good points first, large drum so you can load quite a lot of stuffs and it washes very nicely. I haven't used the drying function much. You can dry only half of the washing load, it is important to load less if you intend to do wash and dry on the same program. A couple of times I used the drying mode in ironing style, so it dried the clothes nicely without making it stiff. Even at 1600 rpm the machine is very quiet and don't vibrate at all. This is very good if you are living in a flat as I do. Now the weak points- Most of the washes are default set, which I mean you can not lower the temperature from 60 to 50 in a programmed Cotton wash. I could do this in my previous Hotpoint machine. Likewise a 40 degree program cannot be changed to 30 for washing jeans. The machine starts with a nice glow of orange light and melody and then ends the wash with the same melody. All good, but when it finishes the washes, it completely shuts down the machine (I mean no lights, no singing all locked shut as if nothing happened) and at this stage the door is completely locked. In the evening if you do a washing program after work, having a couple of drinks, then that's it, you are very likely forgetting that you got clothes in the machine. This happened to me a few times, including forgetting it altogether another day. In my view, this is a big flaw; the machine should have some sort of indicator light as in a mobile phone or at least open the door itself. Otherwise, with the advanced technology, it should have sent you a text message or email reminding you of clothes inside the machine. My old Hotpoint machine had at least the 'END' showed in red light all the time until I switched the machine off. I have checked the LG manual and couldn't find a way around it. 29 January 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent. i have TVs from LG. Now i have a washing machine. its very quite on spin and drying. the finnish to the machine is really great, we love it. 28 January 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by Early days, but seems to be good As long as you actually read the instructions and take care to install on solid level ground (it is possible that the negative reviewers may have missed some things...) this is a quiet machine that does what it should. As a washer/dryer it will not match drying performance of a stand alone dryer, so don't expect this. But it dries a set of bed sheets or a bundle of shirts & undies in an hour. You'll probably want to switch off the irritating tunes & beeps! Remains to be seen whether it stands the test of time. 24 January 2016
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