SPT SD-22o1W Countertop Dishwasher Review

The Sunpentown SD-2201W Countertop Dishwasher is an excellent choice if you are looking for a simple compact machine that performs very well in the tasks of washing dishes.

SPT Countertop Portable Dishwasher

We Purchased this unit for our own personal needs when we go to our cabin during the summer months. We purchased the unit about a year ago. The setup was super simple. Its not to heavy even for one person to handle and it has been washing dishes perfectly for a while now with no issues.

You will find the perfect dish placement layout after a couple of cycles so that all your dishes always come out sparkling clean. The Sunpentown SD-2201W is very easy to use as its pretty straight forward and only has a few buttons. We believe you will be very satisfied with your purchase if you go with the Sunpentown SD-2201 for your portable dishwasher needs.

Note: If you are not sure what you need, check out our Dishwasher Buying Guide to learn more. Next you will want to read our Dishwasher Reviews to get more options from our list of the Best Portable Dishwashers.

Sunpentown SD-2201W Countertop Dishwasher Full Review

Following is a full review of the SPT SD-2201W:

Design: The SD-2201W is a basic looking countertop dishwasher. The body is made from a sheet of aluminum and the front door is made from a high quality plastic. You get to choose from silver or white for you color options. The interior cavity is made from a durable stainless steel. All in all the SD-2201W looks a tad bland but maybe portable dishwashers are not suppose to look beautiful. The dimensions are somewhat standard for all countertop machines. The SD-2201W dimensions are  21.65 x 19.69 x 17.24 inches and it weights 48.5 pounds.

Features: The Sunpentown SD-2201W has 6 place standard place settings. An easy faucet connection hose allows you to pretty much put it anywhere you have a sink. 6 different wash cycles allows you to wash your dishes in heavy, normal, light, glass, speed and soak mode. Included is a silverware and dish rack basket. Automatic detergent and rinse agent dispenser standard. Water temperature climbs up to 148°F. Noise level is kept to a minimum at 55db.

Consumption: The SD-2201W is energy star certified so rest assure your energy bill wont be affected greatly. The regular water consumption per cycle is around 3.8 gallons or 14.5 liters. If you are more technical then the energy used by this unit is around 220 Kwh/ year.

Durability: The Sunpentown SD-2201W is very durable with the aluminum wrapped body and high quality durable front door plastic. Most importantly the interior cavity is quality stainless steel for countless dish washing cycles. Along with all that you have a 1 year parts and labor warranty standard so no need to be worried.

Pros and Cons of the SPT SD-2201W


  • Compact
  • 6 place standard placement
  • Dishrack and silverware basket
  • Easy faucet connect (hose included)
  • Best price out of all the Countertop Dishwashers
  • Easy to use
  • Lots of great reviews and history


  • User manual is useless
  • Customer service support is questionable
  • A tad bland looking
  • No LCD display
  • only two color options

Now that you are fully aware of what this portable dishwasher has to offer you should be ready to decide if this is the ideal machine for you!