Ariston AWD129NA

RANK #12:

The most interesting thing that I found about this washer dryer combo is the fact that their official website itself states that it takes up to 5 hours to wash and dry your clothing with this combo and that there is no combo that would do that better. Well I certainly don’t agree, as at least all the LG models that you can find reviewed on my website can do that properly in 1 to 3 hours depending on the load. This combo is far from my recommended ones especially for the design. No LCD display and very simple oldish look just don’t make it attractive enough for me to think buying it. However, I know that there’s a lot of people with a different opinion and quite happy with this model.


Dimensions (WxHxD): 23.43″ x 33.47″ x 24″
Weight: 137.3 lbs.
Capacity (cu.ft.): DOE 1.65
Drying System: Ventless Condensing
Number of Wash Programs: 9
Number of Dry Programs: 4


Features: Energy Star certified, Stain Removal / Bleach option, Delay Timer (up to 12 hs), Easy Iron option, Extra Rinse option, Throttle down spin speed regulation, Pre-wash option.
Spin Speed (Max): 1200 RPM
Warranty: 1 year parts and labor
Wash Programs: Cotton Wash, Synthetic, Wool, Silk, Permanent Press Wash, Delicates Wash, Pre-Wash, Easy Iron, Soaking.
Dry Programs: Rinse, Spin, Normal Dry, Drain
Tray Dispenser: 3 – Prewash, regular detergent, and fabric softener.
Materials: Drum: Stainless Steel, Cabinet: Painted Steel, Control Panel: Plastic, Door Rim: Chrome
Color: Stainless Steel Look
Ratings Electrical Requirements: Standard voltage electricity (120V 60 Hz 15 amp)
Unfortunately, I couldn’t find a video review for this model of the washer dryer combo.
Pros and Cons:
  • Easy to install, easy to use.
  • It’s ventless and uses condensation to make the vapour release its moisture and be pumped out along with cold water used for this purpose.
  • Uses little water.
  • Too long to wash and dry – about 5 hours
  • Capacity is very small.
  • It’s too noisy
  • The washer doesn’t clean very well.
  • The softener and bleach dispenser does not dispense evenly nor entirely.
  • The dryer may leave a very odd metallic/burnt-oily smell in your clothes.
  • Clothes form a solid compact wrinkled mass when the dryer is used and the “Easy Iron” button makes no difference.
  • You may encounter some problems when dealing with the warranty as Ariston doesn’t reside in US.
Negatives common to all combos:
  • There is no exterior lint trap for the dryer. The lint tends to collect around the rubber seal and you have to empty that once a month depending on the frequency of use.
  • The clothes need to be free to tumble in order to dry completely. Fill only half of the drum if you’re going to use the dry function.
  • Noisy water pump that expels the water from the machine – although active only intermittently during the wash and rinse cycle.
  • Produces a bit of heat.
Design: 5/10   Capacity: 5/10
Features: 8/10   Wash & Dry Programs: 6/10
Money Savings: 7/10   Quiet: 6/10
Quality of Wash: 6/10   Quality of Dry: 6/10
6/10   Reliability: 8/10
Total Score: 63
Reviews and Prices:
Here you can find and compare user comments and prices from different online stores. Just a small advice – if you find a lot of positive reviews and some negative ones, it usually means that the complaining people don’t use the machine properly, or received some defective piece.
Online Store Price Link $1,197.00 Purchase $1,199.00 Purchase

Conclusion: This is honestly one of the worst washer dryer combos I have reviewed – people complain about the quality of the wash and dry functions and also lack of support when something goes wrong.


Hi, my name is Yaro and I'm the founder of this website. If you wanna read more about me, please check out my ABOUT page.