Review of LG 6.5KG front loading washing machine (FHM1065ZDL)

LG 6.5KG front loading washing machine (FHM1065ZDL)

LG is a household name for most home appliances in India. The LG 6.5KG front loading washing machine (FHM1065ZDL) is one of the best five-star energy efficiency-rated machines.

This LG washing machine comes with excellent features such as the six motion washer, inverter direct drive motor, fuzzy logic, inbuilt heater, touch panel, Tub clean, and many more. Also, LG’s direct-drive motor is one of the best globally and comes with a ten-year warranty.

Read our in-depth review to see if the LG 6.5KG front loading washing machine – FHM1065ZDL is the right choice for your family. Our review of this LG washing machine also includes useful tips, FAQs, a buying guide, and many more.

  • Six motion washer
  • Built-in heater
  • Auto-restart
  • Child Lock
  • Ten wash programs
  • Smart Diagnosis System
  • Inverter direct-drive motor
  • Waterproof touch panel
  • Tub Clean
  • Stainless steel drum
  • Fuzzy logic

Pros

  • This front-loading washer comes with an inverter direct drive motor (no internal belt), excellent washing performance, touch control panel, inbuilt heater, stainless steel drum, and several wash programs.
  • The LG FHM1065ZDL washing machine has a 6.5KG load capacity, sufficient for a small to a medium-sized family.
  • LG FHM1065ZDL Front Load washing machines with 6 Motion Direct drive enables different Wash Programs for effective wash quality. The ten automatic wash programs and three additional options can handle any laundry type.
  • The Auto-restart facility ensures that you do not waste time, water, and energy as the machine starts from where it stopped during the power cut.
  • Use the Smart ThinQ app for Smart Diagnosis. This feature can diagnose up to 86 errors.
  • This LG washer also has the Tub Clean option for self-cleaning the inner washing tub.

Cons

  • LG’s after-sales & service differs from cities to cities. In some cities, the service is good while in others it is not.
  • The LG FHM1065ZDL does not have very advanced features like WiFi connectivity or remote start.
  • This machine is not a washer dryer and will not dry your clothes 100%.
  • It does not have a Laundry Add Option, which allows you to add laundry even after the wash cycle has started.

Bottom Line

Bottomline inforgraphicsThe LG FHM1065ZDL front loading washing machine is one of the efficient washing machines available for small to medium-sized family in India. It has a 6.5KG wash capacity, with an invertor direct-drive motor and a six-motion washer, making washing clothes easy.

LG FHM1065ZDL is a fully-automatic front load washing machine with the best wash quality, energy, and water-efficient one combined with modern features. This makes the LG washing machine one of the best 6.5KG washers in the market. LG needs to improve their customer service and make it consistent and reliable across India.

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Video demo of LG FHM1065ZDL front loading washing machine

An in-depth look at the features of the LG 6.5KG front loading washing machine (FHM1065ZDL)

  • Ease of use – This LG freestanding washing machine has ten wash programs offering an excellent washing performance. The waterproof touch panel is easy to use, with all the wash cycles easily accessible.
  • Washing Capacity 6.5KG – This fully automatic washing machine can handle a small to medium-sized family load. With advanced features, this front-loading washer can remove all stubborn stains.
  • Efficiency – The LG FHM1065ZDL is efficient in washing clothes. It uses an inverter direct drive motor that is energy efficient and also consumes less water.
  • LG 6 motion – All LG front-loading washers come with six motion DD technology that moves the wash drum in multiple directions to ensure excellent wash performance and proper care while washing clothes. The six motions are stepping, filtration, scrubbing, tumble, rolling, and swing.
  • Warranty – This LG washer dryer comes with a two-year warranty on the entire product and a 10-year warranty on the inverter motor.

Wash programs of the LG 6.5KG front loading washing machine (FHM1065ZDL)

LG 6.5KG front loading washing machine (FHM1065ZDL)

The following are the various wash programs of this LG washing machine. Remember, choose a washing machine that offers many options. Look for ones that give you control over tub spin speed and spin cycle, rinse options, pre-wash and turbo wash modes for handling stubborn stains, fault code display, washer dryer combo, etc.

  • Cotton & Cotton Large – This wash program is suitable for handling colored cotton garments. In this mode, the washer increases the water temperature up to 95 C to remove tough stains. Cotton+ can handle a large amount of laundry, at the same time, consumes less power. You can also choose extra wash options along with the wash cycle, such as turbo wash, intensive, pre-wash, Rinse+, and delay end.
  • Baby Care – Washes baby clothes with gentle motion and better performance. The LG washer can take only 4kg of lightly soiled baby clothes in this mode.
  • Easy Care – This wash program is suitable for handling causals made from Polyamide, acrylic, and polyester. The LG washer can take 3kg of clothes in this mode.
  • Mix & Sports Wear – The mix wash program will be the one you use the most. It can take 3kg of various types of laundry (except delicates like silk and wool). The Sports Wear mode can only take a max 2kg load.
  • Delicate & Wool – The delicate wash cycle is for handling delicate laundry that needs extra care. Use this mode for washing soft material that is prone to damage while washing. The wool wash mode enables to wash wool fabrics. Both these wash program takes 2Kg load.
  • Quick 30 – This wash program takes only 30 minutes and is suitable for washing lightly soiled color laundry and taking a load of 2Kg.
  • Rinse + Spin – Use this wash mode for laundry that needs only rinsing. For best results, add fabric softener to the laundry.

Other features of the LG FHM1065ZDL front load washer

LG 6.5KG front loading washing machine (FHM1065ZDL)

In addition to the wash programs, this LG washing machine also comes with the following useful features.

  • Child Lock – For added safety, this LG washer comes with a child lock feature. You can activate the child lock by pressing the Spin and the Temp buttons simultaneously. When the child lock is on, all the touch panel functions become inaccessible.
  • Tub Clean – The LG FHM1065ZDL washer has a special spin cycle to clean the inside of the washer. This mode uses a higher spin speed and a high water level to clean the inner turbo drum.
  • Spin speed selection – This washer spins its turbo drum with a top spin speed of 1000 RPM. Each wash program has a pre-defined spin speed. For instance, Cotton uses 1000 RPMs, whereas Delicate uses only 800 RPMs.
  • Water Temperature selection – Depending on the wash program, you can select the desired water temperature for washing clothes. This washer uses an inbuilt heater to raise the water temperature for washing your laundry. You can choose the water temperature up to 95 C.
  • Time delay function – Use the time delay function to set the expected completion of the washing cycle. You can set a time delay from 3 hours to 19 hours.
  • Smart Diagnosis – This five-star rated LG washing machine comes with a smart diagnosis option. You can use the SmartThinQ app to diagnose up to 86 fault codes.

Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions

What is the difference between the LG FHM1065ZDL and LG FHM1006ZDW washing machine?

There are a few major differences between the two models.

  • The FHM1006ZDW has a Blue White body + White door.
  • The FHM1006ZDW is a few thousand rupees more expensive with almost the same features.

Specifications of LG FHM1065ZDL front loading washing machine

HIGHLIGHTS
Capacity(Kg)6.5
Door Diameter (mm)300
6-MotionYes
Fuzzy logicYes
Baby CareYes
Quick 30 ProgramYes
Crease CareYes
Rinse HoldYes
Pre WashYes
ColorLuxury Silver
Touch PanelYes
DoorYes
GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS
Temperature RangeCold/20/30/40/60/95℃
Fault Diagnosis (digital display)Yes
Remaining Time DelayYes
Remaining Time DisplayYes
Spin Speed options4
Spin Speeds (rpm)1200/1000/800/400/No spin
Fuzzy LogicYes
WASH PROGRAMS
CottonYes
Sports WearYes
Intensive 60Yes
Easy CareYes
Cotton EcoYes
Baby careYes
Skin CareYes
DelicateYes
WoolYes
DuvetYes
MixYes
Quick 30Yes
OPTIONAL PROGRAMS
Crease CareYes
Rinse HoldYes
Tub CleanYes
Pre WashYes
Time DelayYes
Medic RinseYes
ASTHETICS
Door Diameter (mm)300
Chrome on DoorYes
Program SelectionJog Dial
Door Opening Angle180 Deg
Anti Rat CoverYes
DIMENSIONS
WxDxH (mm)600 x 440 x 850