As of early 2015, users on Lowe's website for the electric Whirlpool Cabrio 7.4 cubic foot dryer generally rated the sound level as a positive factor. Some reviewers complained that the power on/off sound cannot be turned off, while others praised the quiet operation.
The Cabrio electric dryer is described by Lowe's as having a "Quiet dry noise reduction system." One reviewer from Lowe's noted that her dryer was so quiet she could run a load while her children were asleep. Another reviewer appreciated the dryer's softer end-of-cycle tones. A third reviewer expressed frustration that the machine was "very loud."