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4.7 | 3712 Reviews

39 dBA Dishwasher with ProScrub Option - Stainless Steel

KitchenAid KDTE254ESS


  • ProScrub® Option
  • Third Level Rack
  • Professionally-Inspired Design
  • ProWash™ Cycle

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ProScrub® Option Helps eliminate soaking or pre-scrubbing with 40 targeted spray jets that help remove stubborn messes like seared or baked-on foods.

Third Level Rack makes it easy to clean hard-to-place items such as spatulas, serving utensils and measuring cups, freeing up space in the lower two racks.

Professionally-Inspired Design combines a bold blend of professionally-inspired styling with sleek touches for the home. This beautiful dishwasher features Satin Textured Handles and the KitchenAid® Badge, a symbol of uncompromised quality.

ProWash™ Cycle Determines the ideal cycle for washing dishes based on soil level and then makes real-time adjustments to achieve the best cleaning performance

Heat Dry Option engages a recessed heating element during the dry cycle to ensure dry dishes.

SatinGlide® Max Rails (Upper and Lower Racks) Creates a smooth, premium feeling when pulling out the upper and lower racks, particularly with heavy loads.

Fold-Down Shelf with Stemware Holders Provides extra room in the upper rack to hold additional cups, wine glasses, or long items such as utensils and spatulas.

Express Wash quickly and effortlessly handles the heaviest soils, even stubborn baked and seared-on messes in less time.

Filter Based Wash System provides exceptional cleaning and drying, helping make KitchenAid® the best performing dishwasher brand 1 without rinseaid.

Sani Rinse® Option heats the final rinse water to 155°F, eliminating 99.999% of food soil bacteria.


  • ProScrub® Option
  • Third Level Rack
  • Professionally-Inspired Design
  • ProWash™ Cycle
  • Heat Dry Option
  • SatinGlide® Max Rails (Upper and Lower Racks)
  • Fold-Down Shelf with Stemware Holders
  • Express Wash
  • Filter Based Wash System
  • Sani Rinse® Option
Configuration and Overview
Energy Star® Qualified ENERGY STAR® Qualified
Number of Wash Cycles 6
Cycle Selections Express Wash, Light/China, Normal, ProWash , Rinse Only, Tough
Option Selections 2-4-8 Hour Delay, Control Lock, Heated Dry, Hi Temp Wash, ProScrub®, Sani Rinse®
Water Filtration System Removable Filter
Extras 2-Plastic Cup Shelves, 8-Stemware Holders
Adjustable Upper Rack 2 Position
Rack Material Nylon
ADA Compliant No
CEE Tier Tier I
Certifications Yes
Decibel Level (dBA) 39
Number of Place Settings 16
Control Location Hidden
Control Type Tap Touch
Exterior Status Light Multi-Color
Product Depth 24 3/4
Product Height 34 1/2
Product Width 23 7/8
Maximum Height 34 1/2
Minimum Height 33 1/2
Depth With Door Open 90 Degree 49 1/2

Quick Specs

  • Appearance

  • Type: Dishwasher
  • Style: Built In

  • Dimensions

  • Width: 23 7/8"
  • Height: 33 1/2"
  • Depth: 24 3/4"

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: Yes
  • Stainless Steel Tub: Yes
  • Fully Integrated Controls: Yes
  • Tall Tub: No
  • Decibel Level: 39.0 dB

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4.7 out of 5

94% of reviewers recommend this product.


test 1/29/2018


Yes, I recommend this product

love the quietness

Teri 1/1/2018

I love this dishwasher, the top drawer adjust to different heights of my glasses, this is also the QUIETEST dishwasher I've ever owned!! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE... recommend to everyone!!!

Yes, I recommend this product

Ultra quiet and efficient

Bobkat 12/3/2017

We love the new dishwasher. Does a great job, nice features and very quiet

Yes, I recommend this product

Great Features

Gloria 11/14/2017

very happy with our new dishwasher!

Yes, I recommend this product

Great looking appliance that does the job well

Linda 10/30/2017

I really lovemy dishwasher. I just don't love how long it takes to complete a cycle. I was told to run the water in the sink until it was hot before starting the dishwasher and this would cut down the time on the cycles. This has not really helped. The normal cycle is about 3 to 4 hours long. The dishes and pots are really clean but Is wish it didn't take so long.

Yes, I recommend this product

Dishwasher review

Sue 10/17/2017

Bought because it was highly recommended by salesman. Pros: Washes very well. Lots of options Cons: Learning how to load it, but it has the upper utility tray that is pretty useless and it prevents you from being able to load a large sheet cake pan into the dishwasher. Plastic is very wet after dry cycle. Read manual and its recommendations didn't help. Still like my Bosch better but this one matches my Wolfe stove.

Yes, I recommend this product

I LOVE this dishwasher.

TBthatsme 9/28/2017

I've been stuck in a nightmare with a competitors full line of appliances. After refusing to buy a brand new dishwasher just 1 months after the warranty was up, I hand washed dishes for a year (family of 5 ?) and finally decided to bite the bullet and bought a KitchenAid and I LOVE it. No washing the dishes before loading them! I also like the ease of the drawers and the layout of the racking system. Now to save for swapping all my useless appliances over to KitchenAid

Yes, I recommend this product

Quiet Dishwasher

Culinarylady 9/27/2017

Other reviewers stated the machine was so quiet that they had to see if the indicator light was on. Well, that's true! I like the cycle options and have no problem with clean dishes. I am disappointed with wet dishes when using the heated drying cycle. Love the look of the dishwasher with the handle.

Yes, I recommend this product

Absolutely perfect!! Highly recommend!!

Lisa 9/26/2017

I loved my daughter's so much while visiting her, I bought the same one for myself. Super quiet, sparkling clean dishes, and the adjustable height upper rack is a game changer!!

Yes, I recommend this product

Super clean dishes and super quiet

SherryinBoynton 9/26/2017

WOW! I couldn't imagine that I would see much difference but my dishes and glassware are really sparkling clean. We can barely hear this dishwasher. However, since the controls are inside, we never really know what's happening when it's running. Other than that, we love this dishwasher!

Yes, I recommend this product

So quiet and efficent!

Tracie 9/26/2017

We love how quiet this dishwasher is and it cleans and dries perfectly

Yes, I recommend this product

Super Quiet

The Biker 9/26/2017

Very quiet ... very quiet Convenient third drawer at top for big serving items Easy to load / silverware holder is very convenient

Yes, I recommend this product

Clean features with great dish cleaning outcomes

Mary M. 9/25/2017

I bought this dishwasher 1 month ago and have been very happy with this purchase. Dishes are consistently clean and hot dry removes all water during dry cycle. It is exceptionally quiet. Love this machine and super glad I bought it.

Yes, I recommend this product

Super quiet!

DK 9/24/2017

We've only had this a week, but it's the quietest dishwasher I've ever experienced. You literally can't tell it's running. The layout inside accommodates everything, and dishes come out clean and bone dry.

Yes, I recommend this product

Super Quiet!!

Bee 9/24/2017

We have been looking for a quiet dishwasher and this fit the bill. Dishes are spotless.

Yes, I recommend this product

Great product

Rosebud 9/24/2017

Extremely quiet. Like upper tray to put flat lids and silverware in.

Yes, I recommend this product

Love my new dishwasher

Dru 9/23/2017

Love the new dishwasher. Easy to use, cleans really well, heating dry feature dries almost everything. Racks are easy to use or change for larger dishes or pots. Third rack is easily removable but the mechanisms for it seem a little flimsy or wobbly. I hope it holds up well because I like having that upper rack for silverware or large utensils. All in all it is a beautiful machine inside and out. So so quiet too!!

Yes, I recommend this product

Great Dishwasher

Kitchenaid Dishwasher 9/22/2017

Really happy with this dishwasher so far. Excellent space optimization and love the pro-scrub feature! My favorite feature is the extra cookware/servingware drawer on top!

Yes, I recommend this product

Great features

Jim 9/22/2017

We purchased the dishwasher about a month ago. Excellent cleaning and very quiet!

Yes, I recommend this product

Easy to use, extremely quiet and looks great.

AJ 9/21/2017

We love this dishwasher. It looks great in our kitchen, it's very very quiet compared to our previous dishwasher and it was designed well and has all of the conveniences that we were looking for.

Yes, I recommend this product

Love it so far.

Stack4 9/21/2017

Have had it a few weeks and so far it's been a great job cleaning and drying, even plastics. Replaced a broken Jenn Aire.

Yes, I recommend this product

Great product

Tp 9/21/2017

Great decision excellent

Yes, I recommend this product

Looks amazing

Tanya 9/21/2017

Looks really amazing, very quiet and works really well. Only negative is the thin plastic part you attach your water line too. It's a light blue in color and if you get it cross threaded it's ruined replacement part is $70.00. Why on earth you would have a metal piece attached to a plastic piece is beyond me but that's how it's made now. If you can get past that great dishwasher but you have to use a rinse aid or dishes will come out foggy and wet.

Yes, I recommend this product

So quiet. Cleans without any pre scrubbing

Oma 9/21/2017

Bought 2. Efficient and quiet

Yes, I recommend this product

Great Dishwasher

Mayflower 9/21/2017

I absolutely love this dishwasher. It is extremely quiet, if it wasn't for the small light that comes on I wouldn't even know it was running! The best part however is how great it washes my dishes. All my drinking glasses look brand new again. All my dishes come out spotless, this is absolutely my favorite appliance in the kitchen.

Yes, I recommend this product

So quiet

Jeanine C 9/21/2017

I bought this about a month ago and it is super quiet. I love that I can work in my kitchen and multi - task by running the dishwasher. Sometimes I don't load it right or use the wrong setting, so make sure you pot scrub if you need that.

Yes, I recommend this product

Very quiet

Bb1 9/21/2017

Only problem still very wet when washing is over

Yes, I recommend this product

Great dishwasher - except the drying...

Heather 9/21/2017

Love the dishwasher, except the drying feature doesn't actually dry the dishes.

Yes, I recommend this product


PB 9/21/2017

Kitchen aid glad we spent the money

Yes, I recommend this product

So very quite !

Bob 9/21/2017

We had a washer that we had to turn the TV up every time we washed and now we cannot hear this even if we try!.

Yes, I recommend this product

Excellent Dishwasher

Shane 9/21/2017

Purchased a month ago and it has lived up to all the recommendations from salesman and reviews online

Yes, I recommend this product

Great dishwasher

Care 9/21/2017

Beautiful dishwasher, quiet and love the three trays

Yes, I recommend this product

Every inch usable

Remodeler 9/21/2017

Loads great, so quiet I cannot hear it, cleans great too

Yes, I recommend this product


Jm 9/21/2017

Pleased with purchase

Yes, I recommend this product

Very quite but has a terrible smell

MDee 9/20/2017

I bought this and love the dishwasher especially how quite it is but after 1 day it begins to smell so bad. No one can figure out why it smells.

No, I do not recommend this product

very quite

rnbct 9/19/2017

sleek design, quite, nice features, easy to install. comes with discharge hose, will need power cord and supply line.

Yes, I recommend this product

Works very quietly

Cookie 9/19/2017

I am happy with it overall. Don't like the way the wine glasses fit.

Yes, I recommend this product

High quality washer

Moose 9/19/2017

Had one before and loved it, looks like we will love this one too

Yes, I recommend this product

So quiet!!

Sue 9/19/2017

Love my new dishwasher, so easy to load and so quiet!

Yes, I recommend this product

Great features!

Kathy 9/18/2017

We love our KitchenAid dishwasher! It is easy to operate and it's so quiet. We're totally sold on this product.

Yes, I recommend this product

Extremely quiet!

Heather 9/18/2017

Very pleased with this dishwasher. You can't even hear it running. I love the rack layout and find that I can fit more than in my older model.

Yes, I recommend this product

So far so good

Craig 9/17/2017

I have had for 2 weeks. Works well and is VERY quiet.

Yes, I recommend this product


Brenda 9/17/2017

First the dishes come out clean. does not dry them all the way. the drawers are not as solid as the Bosch I had. But i would buy it again for the price !

Yes, I recommend this product

Very quiet

Steve 9/17/2017

Bought this a month ago. It is quiet but doesn't get the dishes clean all the time. I might as well wash them before putting them in to the dishwasher

No, I do not recommend this product


Silent as a mouse 9/16/2017

We just recently purchased our kitchenaid dishwasher and it is by far the best one we have ever owned. It has amazing features, super quiet and we dont have to pre-wash!

Yes, I recommend this product

Best cleaning dishwasher and ultra quiet

Otis 9/16/2017

This was a replacement for a 15 year old kitchenaid. Another great appliance.

Yes, I recommend this product

So far so good

Lgk 9/16/2017

I have used this only once since purchase a few days ago. Quiet, cleans well and working well so far.

Yes, I recommend this product

Fantastic Dishwasher!!

Manny 9/16/2017

We purchased this dishwasher because of the noise ratings and it has not disappointed us. So nice a quite, you can barely tell it is running. So far an excellent product!!

Yes, I recommend this product

Clean and quiet!

Steve H 9/15/2017

Always clean and super quiet. Sharp looking, matches entire kitchen of KitchenAid we put in.

Yes, I recommend this product

Very quiet

SR 9/15/2017

Happy with purchase

Yes, I recommend this product