My second Speed Queen, even better than the first
Even with my large family grown and left home, I still need the capacity to wash large items such as curtains and quilts. However, the machine very quickly and efficiently deals with smaller loads I usually wash these days. My first Speed Queen lasted almost 25 years, never missing a beat. I expect this one will outlast me.
Purchased in August 2020.
No more washing day blues
I love my new Speed Queen washing machine. It is so easy to use and fits lots of washing inside. It was definitely worth the price which included my machine being installed by 2 very helpful technicians. Excellent service.
Purchased in July 2020.
My Regret is that we didn't get a Speed Queen Sooner
My wife and I are very happy with the machine. My Regret is that we didn't get a Speed Queen Sooner. Stop putting up with crappy cheaper machines that have out of balance issues etc etc and buy something decent. Its well worth the initial outlay. They are built to last.
I highly recommend Speed Queen.
Purchased in August 2020 for A$2,795.00.
Amazing speed queen.
My speed queen is fantastic. I wash every day and find my clothes always come out lovely and clean and the delicate cycle is great. I also like the soak cycle especially for very soiled cloths. Really like the new style of settings. I have just replaced my old speed queen which I had for over 20 years. That says it all ///// I do not know any one that washes every day and can say their w/c lasted for 20 years. They are the most reliable, beautifully built using the best of materials.
Thank you speed queen you are the best.
Purchased in August 2020 for A$2,695.00.
Speed Queen 8.5kg top loader
Loving my speed queen. Love how simple it is to use – no digital headaches. Great wash cycles. Washes and spins really well. Lots of room for sheets and blankets. More importantly it does not tangle my clothes.
Used to have a 8.5kg Maytag , for 20 years. Very reliable and hassle free. I know Speed queen is also a very reputable brand. I am looking forward to another 20 years of hassle free washing.
My husband asked me to buy the machine I really wanted and I don't regret my choice. The machine does the wash cleanly and efficiently. The delivery and installer was very punctual, professional and polite. We don't regret our choice.
Purchased in August 2020.
always runs like brand new
I absolutely Love this washing machine because its quiet. Your Clothes always come out clean with very little wash cycle time. its build quality is also very high and in 20 years when I upgrade ill be looking at the same brand, the only thing that cane make this a better product is if it wasn't so expensive but then again its definitely worth the asking price.
Costly, but near perfect washing machine.
Purchased a month ago and so far so good. This washer is extremely well built, with a solid metal cabinet and lid. I love the simple, no-fuss operation and solid feel of the rotary selector knobs. I've been using the machine on full-load only at this stage and using "normal" wash setting, and a typical wash takes only about 25 minutes to complete which is remarkably fast. The washer is much quieter than our previous Fisher-Paykel Smart Drive, which disappointingly died after only 6 years of typical family-of-four use. Another positive is that s...o far the Speed Queen has never gone out of balance during the spin cycle, which the Fisher-Paykel did quite often. There are however a couple of very minor nit picks. Speed Queen recommends putting your powder/detergent liquid into the wash bowl before the clothes, which takes getting used to. With my old machine you loaded the clothes first and added detergent via a dispenser after, which I prefer, but it's not a deal breaker. The other thing I noticed is that the Speed Queen doesn't seem to get as much water out of the clothes during the spin cycle, meaning it takes a little bit longer to dry them afterwards. I'm not certain this is the case, but my wife agrees that the clothes come out ever-so-slightly damper than our old machine. In the end the decision to buy the Speed Queen came down to its reputation for reliability. We have one at work (in a group home) where it is used twice a day, every day, and has never failed in the 9 years I've been there. Hopefully the Speed Queen will last for 20 to 30 years, which if it does will make it well worth the purchase price.
Purchased in July 2020 for A$2,695.00.
Love my washing machine
I love my washing machine. I throw lots in and push one button. It couldn't be easier. I just replaced a previous model (Kleenmaid) that I had for 20+ years.
Purchased in May 2020.
Stress-free Washing Days!
Very impressed with my new machine! Happy with everything about it, it's easy to use, sturdy, quick cycles, and the clothes come out clean!! Excellent retailer service from Harvey Norman Wagga. Delivery and installation went smoothly, the guys were friendly & helpful. Love my Speedqueen!!
Excellent no fuss washer.
Love this washing machine, easy to use and takes hardly no time to finish the wash cycle. Clothes come out clean. The only downside would be the price, but you get what you pay for.
Very happy customer :)
I'm very happy with my Speed Queen, it’s great! I wash everything - delicate clothing, dirty workwear, towels, doonas and blankets, and anything else you can think of. It's so easy and simple to use, it's nice to have basic operating knobs instead of all the hard to operate digital stuff. It washes extremely well even though the full cycle time is only around 40 minutes and the delicate cycle really is delicate, it's so gentle. I love it!!
A review for the speed queen heavy duty washing machine AWNA62
all common clothes eg polyester , t sheets ,flannelette .jumpers, linen sheets,
simple use of knobs and features, similar to our previous machine which was the General electric heavy duty washing machine, USA, which even though old and still working ,just, it had lasted from when bought 1991-2020 (29 years)
all clothes and delicate all seem to be handled well and the cycle times are also ok
Speed Queen a product knowing its reputation has been associated with quality around the world
Great with all types of fabric and Delicates
Quick cycle time
quite and no vibration
Built for Durability and long lasting an assert for any home
quality world class construction simple design
Purchased in March 2020 at Con Souvis Hervey Bay Queensland for A$2,600.00.
Will always be loyal to Speedqueen
Finally put the old Kleenmaid (Speedqueen) machine out to pasture after 30 years. We always planned to purchase another Speedqueen and have not been disappointed. We actually were encouraged (by Speedqueen) to repair our old machine and when it didn't work, they refunded us the parts so we bought a new one. They offered great support and service over the phone and the installation of the new machine was very professional. Quiet and effective washing machine that we are confident will last for decades.
Purchased in April 2020.
Great value, great cleaning & user friendly to boot.
Love these machines - previous one lasted 26 years - hope this one's as good! So far we're loving it - copes with delicates & bulk items like sheets etc beautifully. Easy to operate, even change settings after starting, and fast cycles times.
Purchased in January 2020 at Harvey Norman Castle Hill.
Excellent quality machine
We purchased this machine to replace the Maytag which we had for 20 years.
These machines are pretty much bulletproof and easy to use and. We are very pleased with the quick cycle and large capacity.
Quality machine with a BIG lifespan.
I purchased this machine to replace my old Speed Queen which has served our family for over 25 years.
Not a lot has changed, still the same bulletproof machine that is simple and easy to use. Yes, the initial purchase price is higher than other options, but the quality and long lifespan make it an easy decision. Very pleased with its quick cycle time and large capacity.
Here’s to another 25+ years of trouble free laundry.
All clothes... anything from Jeans to t-shirts including underwear. I cannot believe anyone would buy any other clothes dryer... the speed is amazing... a full load of towels takes the same time to dry as it does to wash... why would anyone buy a cheaper machine and then pay for extra electricity and wear and tear when then can buy a speed queen and have amazing warranty and amazing longevity and speed and quality of wash and dryer.
Purchased in February 2020.
speed queen is the perfect foil for a washing addict
I love my speed queen! Perfect for soft fluffy towels. Gets clothes clean without crushing things like T-shirts and sheets. I wash most days as I do not like dirty items mounting up and I am pretty fussy about washing like with like. Hang my clothes on an outside line & fold straight away. Rarely iron, so clothes have to be pretty crinkle free so I do not look like I have slept in them. This washing machine delivers everything I need to achieve those elements. Only one thing that doesn't 'float my boat' and that is the soaking cycle. I have onl...y used it a couple of times as it is 3 & 1/2 hours duration. If you have perhaps had a dinner party and lots of tea towels that need extra attention then go for it.... But the normal cycles are good enough for every day dirty clothes, sheets & towels. I would not hesitate to recommend this washing machine. If it is anything like the Maytag washing machine it has replaced, ( 20 years plus) then look forward to a very long time of service. - I am!!!
Questions & Answers
Will it wash a KS doona
Is this machine suitable for use in a caravan park? Where in melbourne can you purchase this machine?
You should be able to buy the Speed Queen washing machine from several electrical outlets (Harvey Norman, Retravision etc.). I bought mine at Retravision in Launceston Tasmania because they had one in stock. I can't answer whether this machine would specifically suit a caravan park, but it is built very solidly so I think you would be hard pressed to find any other washer that would be better for a commercial application.
Craige C.Speed Queen
You will need to buy a commercial model not a home range model. While they are very similar and no different in quality they have better warranty coverage when used in a commercial site like a caravan park.
Most good retailers have access to the commercial range.
The “Find a Retailer “ tab on the Speedqueen.com.au website should lead you to the closest Speed Queen outlet.
Hi, could you please let me know what the difference is between the Speed Queen 8.5kg Top Load Washing Machine
AWNA62-seen above, and the Speed Queen 8.5kg Top Load Washing Machine
AWNA62 Black. Also, what does first generation and second generation mean? Thank you :-)
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