Review of Whirlpool WhiteMagic Classic 6.5KG top-loading washing machine

Review of Whirlpool WhiteMagic Classic 6.5KG top-loading washing machine

Whirlpool is a hundred-year-old, multi-national US corporation. Whirlpool began its India operation in the late 1980s through a JV with the TVS group. Since the early days, WhirlpoolIndia has become a significant player in the Indian consumer market.

Being one of India’s first washing machine manufacturers, Whirlpool is famous for its range of top-loading washing machines. Whirlpool is known for its cost-effective and durable home appliances.

The Whirlpool Whitemagic Classic 6.5KG top-loading washing machine is one of the three fully automatic washing machines in the Whitemagic lineup. The Classic is the low-range washing machine. Others are Whitemagic Elite 7KG and Whitemagic Premier 7KG.

It comes with a Power scrub wash tech, SPA wash, EasyTech, ZPF tech, and an energy-efficient 5-star rated motor. The Whitemagic Classic 6.5KG washer also comes with a 10-year warranty on the motor.

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

  • Power Scrub Wash
  • Digital display
  • Stainless steel SPA drum
  • 5-star rating
  • ZPF Tech
  • 360W motor
  • Auto-restart
  • 8 wash programs
  • EasyTech

Pros

  • Unlike the Superb Atom 70s, the Whitemagic Classic is a fully-automatic washer with a 6.5KG capacity.
  • The Whitemagic Classic has a 5-start rated energy-efficient motor.
  • Whitemagic Classic comes with an Auto Restart option that ensures that this washing machine restarts from where it stopped during power cuts.
  • This top-loading washer comes with a powerful 360W motor, excellent washing performance, digital display, stainless steel SPA drum, and several wash programs.
  • The Whirlpool Whitemagic Classic 6.5KG washing machine has a 6.5KG load capacity, sufficient for a medium-sized family.
  • It comes with 8 automatic wash programs.
  • Whitemagic products range from Whirlpool also has Agipeller with a SPA drum for effective wash performance.

Cons

  • Whirlpool’s after-sales & service is ok.
  • Unlike the other two Whitemagic Premier and Elite models, this model lacks auto clean and only 8 wash programs.
  • There is no WiFi or self-clean, or smart diagnosis options.
  • This machine is not a washer dryer and will not dry your clothes 100%.

Bottom Line

Bottomline inforgraphicsIf you are looking for a good value-for-money fully-automatic washing machine with sufficient capacity for a medium-sized family. However, Whirlpool also has two other Whitemagic 7KG models, Elite and Premier. The difference in price between these models is negligible. The Elite gives you advanced options when compared with the other two; hence we recommend the Elite.

With a 6.5KG wash capacity, Power Scrub Wash, one of the best motors, this Whirlpool washing machine makes washing clothes easy and cost-effective.

In short, this washing machine does its job really well and has the options that you need for washing your clothes. On the other hand, the Whitemagic Elite will give you better value for your money.

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Video demo of Whirlpool Whitemagic Classic 6.5KG top-loading washing machine

An in-depth look at the features of the Whirlpool 6.5KG top-loading washing machine Whitemagic Classic

  • Ease of use – This Whirpool freestanding fully-automatic washing machine has 8 wash programs offering an excellent washing performance. The control panel is easy to use, with all the wash cycles easily accessible. Using this washer is similar to using an OTG or a dishwasher; it is simple.
  • Digital display – This washer has an easy to use digital display. All the operations are clearly laid out.
  • Washing Capacity 6.5KG – This fully automatic washing machine can handle a large load from a medium-sized family. With advanced features, this top-loading washer can remove all stubborn stains.
  • Efficiency – The Whirlpool Whitemagic Classic 6.5KG is efficient in washing clothes. It uses a powerful 360W motor that is energy efficient, 5-star rated and consumes less water.
  • EasyTech – This Whirlpool Classic washer uses three smart components to increase the wash performance. The SmartSensor automatically senses and indicates low voltage and water conditions, and the smart lint filter traps and removes any lint. Smart detergent recommendation senses the load and recommends the detergent dosage.
  • Warranty – This Whirlpool washer comes with a two-year warranty on the entire product and a 10-year warranty on the motor and wash plate, similar to the other Whitemagic products range.

Wash programs of the Whirlpool Whitemagic Classic 6.5KG top-loading washing machine

Wash programs of the top-loading washing machine

The following are the various wash programs of this Whirlpool 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.

  • Daily – This wash program is suitable for handling colored cotton garments. In this mode, the washer uses high spin speed and spiro wash to remove tough stains.
  • Delicates – This wash program is suitable for handling causals made from Polyamide, acrylic, and polyester. You can use this wash mode for garments meant for hand wash in the label. The Delicates wash program will give you a gentle wash and remove solid and protein stains from a baby’s clothes by providing better rinse performance.
  • Speedy – The Classic 6.5KG has an additional wash option that is not present in the other two Whitemagic washers. Use the speedy option for a quick wash.
  • Rinse + Spin – Use this wash mode for laundry that needs only rinsing. For best results, add fabric softener to the laundry.
  • Whites – This wash program is for washing normal to heavily soiled towels, underwear, table and bed linen, etc.
  • Eco wash – Eco wash uses the least power and water. Ensure that your load is light and the clothes are lightly soiled when using this mode.
  • Spin only – This mode is useful for remove moisture from your garments. Remember, spin only does not give you 100% dry clothes. It gives you damp clothes that can dry quickly in your hanger.
  • Wash only – This mode is useful for laundry that you just need a wash.
  • Aqua Store – If you live in areas where water is scarce, use this mode to reuse water while washing in this washer.

Other features of the Whirlpool Whitemagic Classic 6.5KG top-load washer

Other features of the top-loading washing machine

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

  • Express wash – Use this mode for a quick wash. The washer reduces the wash time, thus saving electricity and water.
  • Child Lock – For added safety, this washer comes with a Child lock feature. You can activate the Child lock by pressing the Express wash and Delay button for 3 seconds. When the child lock is on, all the control panel functions become inaccessible.
  • Spin speed selection – This washer spins its turbo drum with a top spin speed of 740RPM. Each wash program has a pre-defined spin speed. You can use the Spin button to change the spin speed in any wash program.
  • ZPF Tech – This five-star rated washing machine comes with the ZPF Tech to fill the tub 50% faster even if your water pressure is as low as 0.017MPa. In other words, don’t worry about your washtub filling up slowly.

Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions

What is the difference between the Whirlpool Whitemagic products range Elite, Premier, and Classic?

Whirlpool’s Whitmagic models have similar features and are closely related. Each of these washers only has minor differences. Even on Whirlpool’s website, these differences are not clear. For the benefit of our readers, we present the differences between Whirlpool’s Elite, Premier, and Classic. You can also read our full reviews for each of these models.

 ElitePremierClassic
PriceMarginally highMid rangeLowest
Capacity7KG7KG6.5KG
Warranty2+10 year2+10 years2+10 years
Body TypeSteelSteelPlastic
Delay startYesYesNo
Hard waterYesYesNo
3D scrub padsYesYesNo
Wash programs12128
Energy consume0.01200.01190.0119
MotorWash platePrime moverPrime mover
Colors141
Wash ActionPower scrubSpiro WashPower scrub

Please note this table lists only the differences between these models. Also, the price variance between these models is only a few hundred rupees.

Specifications of Whirlpool Whitemagic Classic 6.5KG top-loading washing machine

HIGHLIGHTS
6TH SENSE TechnologyYes
Auto Tub CleanYes
Child LockYes
Delay StartNo
DrumSteel : Spa Drum
Energy Consumption Kwh/ Kg/ cycle0.0119
Express WashNo
Hard Water WashNo
In-Built HeaterNo
Key FeaturesDigital Display, SPA Wash, Agipeller with Spa Drum, 6TH SENSE® 123 Technology, 8 Wash Programs
Magic Lint FilterYes
Maximum Spin Speed (rpm)740 RPM
3D Scrub PadsNo
Voltage220 V, 50 Hz
Warranty2 yr comprehensive warranty + 10 yr warranty on prime mover & motor
Water Consumption L /Kg14.97
Wattage360 W
ZPF TechnologyYes
WASHING PROGRAM
Wash ProgramsNormal, Speedy, Heavy, Delicates, Whites, Rinse+Spin, Spin Only, Aqua Store
WEIGHT / DIMENSIONS
Product Dimensions (cm) WDH88 X 54 X 56