Detailed Frigidaire Dishwasher Review - FFBD1821MS

Our review of the 18 inch built-in model FFBD1821MS summarizes key features and customer reviews from a variety of online sources.

Overall, this Frigidaire narrow dishwasher received favorable reviews. The positive comments included general statements like 'wonderful appliance', 'good product' etc.  

A limited amount of detailed reviews are available for this model, and many talk more about the purchase experience than the qualities of the appliance itself.  

Most reviewers gave the Frigidaire FFBD1821MS 4 or 5 stars out of 5 citing the dishwashers ease of use and affordability. See our page of user reviews for more information.

Complaints about the Frigidaire FFBD1821MS are varied and include a poor fit, a weak drying cycle and general lack of cleaning power.

Frigidaire FFBD1821MS Pros –

  • Quiet
  • Cleans well
  • Easy to install
  • Delay start
  • Stainless steel interior
  • Energy Saver Cycle
  • China and Crystal Cycle
  • Narrow design suited to small spaces

Frigidaire FFBD1821MS Cons –

  • Not durable
  • Questionable customer service
  • No adjustable racks
  • Does not have features like sanitary rinse or cycle countdown

Features, as promoted by Frigidaire:

  • Stainless Steel Interior 
  • Energy Saver Dry Option 
  •  Multiple Cycle Options
  • High Temperature Wash
  • ADA Compliant
  • Ready Select Controls
  •  China and Crystal Cycle
  • Delay Start

Price Point:

  • $550-749

What does this mean for you?

This dishwasher is a basic model with some options available. It comes in white and black. Stainless steel finish is available in select models only.

It is Energy Star rated for drying but not for water usage. A variety of washing cycles means the Frigidaire FFBD1821MS can safely clean delicate dishes as well as effectively cleaning pots and pans and every day dishes.

If further assistance is needed customer service may be slow and limited in assistance.

Further Reading related to Frigidaire FFBD1821MS

The official Frigidaire product page includes the Frigidaire 18” Built-In Dishwasher FFBD1821MS specifications.


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