Beko Dishwashers

Dishwasher Buying Guide

Not everyone looks forward to washing up by hand after a big family meal. Investing in a dishwasher means your glasses and dishes can be washed more hygienically and, is a great way of helping you to not only save time, but water and energy too. Whether you need a full size, slimline, or integrated model, our dishwasher buying guide will help you decide which dishwasher is best for your everyday needs.

Type & Capacity

One of the first things you need to consider when looking for a new dishwasher, is which type would be best for your dishwashing needs. Dishwashers come in three types: full size, slimline, and integrated. When deciding on the type, it's best to keep in mind which capacity you'll need at the same time. Dishwasher capacities are measured in place settings, with one place setting commonly consisting of a dinner plate, dessert plate, soup bowl, a glass, a tea cup with its saucer, a variety of cutlery, two serving spoons, a gravy ladle and a medium serving bowl.

Full Size

Full Size

Being the most common type of dishwasher, a freestanding full size model is ideal for anyone's everyday dishwashing needs. Their widths measure at 60cm, so they'll fit into most kitchens easily. Whether you have a big family and need to wash more in one go, or you have a smaller family that entertains regularly, a full size dishwasher offers the ultimate in time-saving and dishwashing flexibility. Our full size models come in place setting capacities of 12 to 15, which means you'll be able to wash up to 173 items in one go, saving you time and effort.



Great for when space in your kitchen is at a premium, a freestanding slimline dishwasher is the perfect solution to your urban life dishwashing needs. The widths of all of our slimline dishwashers' measure at just 45cm, which means they'll easily fit into the smaller kitchen of a studio or one bedroom flat. Small on the outside, but big on the inside, all of our slimline dishwashers come with a place setting capacity of 10, which means you'll still be able to wash up to 118 items in one go. So, being short on space doesn't mean that you'll be stuck washing up by hand, thanks to our range of slimline dishwashers.



Our dishwasher range offers both full size and slimline models in an integrated installation. Integrated dishwashers are ideal for replacing an old integrated model, or are the perfect addition to a built-in kitchen if you're planning a redesign. The widths are the same as their freestanding counterparts'. Offering place setting capacities of 10 for integrated slimline models, and 12, 13 or 14 for integrated full size models, we're certain you'll find the best integrated dishwasher for your needs in our range.

Water Consumption

Water Consumption

Did you know that dishwashers consume less water than the water you would use if you were to wash up by hand? We're committed to offering you helpful home appliances that work to keep your energy bills down. So, we've developed dishwashers with the lowest water consumption available – consuming as little as 6 litres. Other models in our range use from 9 litres of water, up to 15 litres, which is still less than the water that would be used when washing up by hand. For more information regarding the water consumption of a dishwasher, please read our dedicated ‘how much water does a dishwasher use' FAQ.

Quick Programmes

The next thing to consider when buying a dishwasher is which quick programmes it comes with. Quick programmes are a great factor to look out for since they help you wash more in less time, without any compromise on the quality of the wash. Our range offers a variety of quick programmes, helping you save time in your everyday.

Quick Programmes


Beko's Fast45 programme can wash and dry a full load of dishes in just 45 minutes by using an additional heater and auto-door opening at the end of the cycle.


Perfect for when you're in a hurry, the Fast+™ function shortens programme durations by up to 70% by using increased water pressure.

Mini 30'

All the dishwashers in our range, whether it be a full size, a slimline, or an integrated model come with our Mini 30' programme, which can wash a full load of slightly dirty dishes in just 30 minutes.

Extra Features

The last, but far from the least factor you should be considering when buying a dishwasher is which extra features it will come with. Our range of dishwashers comes packed with the latest technologies to help you get the cleanest results. Here are three of them highlighted for you:

AquaIntense® Technology

We understand that scrubbing your pots and pans clean can be a chore. That's why we developed AquaIntense® technology to provide an intensive cleaning zone in the bottom basket. With the help of an extra spray arm, high pressure water is used to clean even your dirtiest dishes, pots and pans, saving you the effort of having to clean them yourself.

Flexible Baskets

Flexible Baskets

If you're someone who's particular on how you like your dishwasher loaded, our flexible and adjustable baskets are just for you. From foldable cup and plate racks and a sliding cutlery basket, to upper baskets that can be height adjusted while fully loaded and the option of an additional cutlery tray at the top, our range of dishwashers offers the ultimate in flexible loading to suit your preferences exactly.

Beko CornerIntense™ Technology

Thanks to the unique rotation of the specifically designed spray arms Beko dishwashers with CornerIntense™ technology deliver the most intensive and effective cleaning, allowing water and detergent to reach every corner of your machine.

Now that you have all the information you need to select the perfect dishwasher for your everyday needs, why not start browsing our range of dishwashers? Or, if you want to find out more about what to consider before buying a built-in appliance, head over to our built-in buying guide.

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The Beko 10 year parts guarantee

At Beko, we understand that investing in a home appliance is a big decision. That's why we offer a 10-year Parts Guarantee on selected appliances, offering added reassurance to our customers.* To activate the guarantee, simply register your appliance within 90 days of purchase, and enjoy peace of mind for the next decade.

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*10 Year Beko Parts Guarantee applies to selected Beko Appliances only. The 10 Year Beko Parts Guarantee is in addition to the 1 or 2 Year Parts and Labour Guarantee. For full terms and conditions click here.