Reviewers at Home Depot and Consumer Reports give the Hotpoint dishwasher poor to high ratings in overall reliability and functionality. The Hotpoint front control model receives a rating of four stars from Home Depot reviewers, while three user reviewers at Consumer Reports give a slightly different model the lowest rating.
Home Depot reviewers who gave the Hotpoint dishwasher the highest ratings did so for its ease of use and stylish design. Many reviewers also liked that the unit is easy to install, although, some find it to be noisy. Consumer Report users also complained about noise, but experienced additional problems, such as difficult loading and unreliable cleaning. One user expressed annoyance about a pump malfunction.