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Key Features

  • 4.9 cu. ft. Ultra Large Capacity with NeveRust™ Stainless Steel Drum
  • Direct Drive Motor with 10-Year Limited Warranty
  • Electronic Control Panel with Dual LED Display and Dial-A-Cycle™
  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified
Suggested Price


Suggested Price

J.D. Power Award Winner

“Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Top-Load Washers”

AddPause Laundry

Forget Something? No Problem.

This LG Washer has a built-in pause button that lets you pause your wash after it starts and drop in a stray piece of clothing

Laundry At the Speed of Life

LG's enhanced TurboWash® technology. Powerful high-pressure nozzles save 20 minutes per load, cutting wash time by half—without shortcutting cleaning performance, even on larger loads. That's not just laundry done fast—it's laundry at the speed of life.

Count on it

When you buy a washer, you want something reliable that you can count on. Because the Direct Drive Motor uses fewer moving parts and operates more efficiently, LG confidently backs the motor with a 10-year limited warranty.

All the right moves

All the right moves

Get your clothes clean and experience a smarter way to wash with our innovative 6Motion™ technology. Each wash cycle combines up to 6 different wash motions to provide a revolutionary cleaning experience.

Get wise

Get wise

If you ever experience an issue with your LG washer, you don't have to worry. The SmartDiagnosis™ feature helps the service center diagnose problems over the phone, or with a simple app on your smart phone, helping you minimize costly, inconvenient service calls.

Save money. Save energy.

Save money. Save energy.

When your washer uses about 30% less energy and half the amount of water used by regular washers, you’re going to make an impact—on your utility bills, your energy and water consumption, and most importantly, the environment.


What People Are Saying

Rated 3 out of 5 by from Average washer for the price I purchased all LG appliances for a new home 18 months ago. I've already had to call a repairman for the washer.
Date published: 2018-03-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hapiness The truth is an excellent washing machine I am very happy with your performance
Date published: 2018-03-10
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Terrible product and support Have had this washer for almost 3 years and it has proven in the last year to be the worst product. As noted in other reviews it cannot spin clothes - always the UE code. Spins and fills with water - over and over - never stops - my water bill has doubled - how is this energy efficient. Have to stand over machine and try to keep it from adding water then still have dripping wet clothes. Laundry is bad enough without this frustration!
Date published: 2018-03-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Happy Wife, Happy life! My wife is happy, so I am happy. Let me tell you that this washer has made her ecstatic to wash clothes. No one is ecstatic to wash clothes, but my wife is. When she throws clothes in to wash and puts the detergent in and softener she closes the lid and looks through the diamond glass window and is in awe. When the washer is done it plays a tune and she dances, I am satisfied with the washer it does what we want it to do but with style and pizazz. Recommend the LG products 100 percent so far so good only after a few months, I also have had the LG dryer for 3 years and its great too.
Date published: 2018-02-09
Rated 3 out of 5 by from WT5070CW. Ummmm, nice big drum, thats all! Bought this washer because my sister liked hers. But agitators were invented for a purpose!! Every single time I wash a load of towels, jeans etc (doesn't even have to be much in there) the water savings go right out the window as the machine takes 2+ hours to balance the crazy load!! And yes, clothes do rip with the powerful spin cycle. Keep the big drum but put that agitator back in there please: from agitated consumer.Otherwise a good machine. Thanks for listening.
Date published: 2018-02-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great washer! I bought this washer about a month ago, and am so happy I decided on LG! I love all of the features, and that there are multiple spin cycles to select. My clothes dry so much faster!
Date published: 2018-02-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Huge Capacity! I love this washer especially for the large tub that allows me to do a bigger load of clothes. cuts my laundry time in half and allows me to do less loads.
Date published: 2018-01-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I bought this washer almost 2 years ago with a matching dryer from Costco. I bought it was for price and for accommodating king sized bedding specifically a king sized down comforter. I have no issues with torn clothing as I have seen on other reviews. I have made sure to load the washer according to directions and my clothes always come out clean. I am saving money on my water bill as well.
Date published: 2018-01-13
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Please first review the detailed product information and help guides in the Product Support section for this product prior to posting a question.

Can I wash throw rugs in this machine?

Asked by: JoycePunt
It is highly recommended that you not wash any water-resistant items in this ENERGY STAR® Qualified LG 4.9 cu.ft. MEGA Capacity High Efficiency Top Load Washer, Model # WT5270CW if possible. IF you must, you will need to select the Bulky/Bedding cycle. Some rugs have arubber underside which makes them water-resistant so will need to check if your rugs do. They should have a garment label on then that you should follow for their care or you can contact the manufacturer for advise on if they are safe to wash in High-Efficiency washing machines...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-03-12

What do i need to do if my soap dispencer has soap left in the despencer after the wash and rinse

Asked by: Cwmoen
We have developed a short video regarding this. You can find the video here: ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2018-03-02

Can I do water plus a second time during a wash cycle?

Asked by: Jvvv
The Water Plus can only be activated once per cycle, however, Add Garment can be used and even if you do not add a garment, the machine will add water. ^AC
Answered by: Amber C
Date published: 2018-02-28

What is the serial number for the matching dryer to this model of washer?  

Asked by: VHJ10
Serial numbers are unique to each product and will vary from one product to another. The model number for the matching dryer for this ENERGY STAR® Qualified LG 4.9 cu.ft. MEGA Capacity High Efficiency Top Load Washer, Model # WT5270CW is Model # DLE4970W for the LG Electric Dryer and Model # DLG4971W for the LG Gas Dryer...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-02-26

Can I use tide pods in this washing machine?

Asked by: robin23
Yes you can, but if using pods, do not exceed 1 pod per load. Place the pod directly in the drum. Pods may contain too much detergent for small loads. So you may still need to use regular detergent in some cases. ^AC
Answered by: Amber C
Date published: 2018-02-12

5 year old LG top loader .. was taking clothes out and the bottom center metal piece came out ... looks to be stripped.. does this mean a new washer?

Asked by: Augustine
Hello Augustine, sounds like we may need to perform some troubleshooting or your unit needs service. Please give us a call at 1-800-243-0000 when you are with your unit. ^AC
Answered by: amber
Date published: 2018-01-28

 How much water does a LGTLWT5270 CW use in an average load? 

Asked by: Proactive
The ENERGY STAR® Qualified LG 4.9 cu.ft. MEGA Capacity High Efficiency Top Load Washer, Model # WT5270CW takes variables such as cycle selected, the load size, load weight, fabric types, fabric thickness, amount of suds, water temperature and more into account. Some of these variables may require more water. and the machine will automatically adjust the water level accordingly. Based on an annual usage of 295 loads per year, or around 6 loads per week, as referenced by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), it has an estimated annual water use of 5,059 gallons/yr., and a total weighted water consumption of 17.15 gallons...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-01-17

My LG Model WT5270CW (clothes washer) is less than 4 months old and clothes come out extremely wrinkled and wadded together.  What can be done to correct this problem?

Asked by: Regaleagle
For assistance with proper loading please refer to the following link: If you're in need of further guidance with using your washing machine, please head to our support page at @LGUSSupport on Twitter so a specialist can help out. ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2017-12-29
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