I HATE my front loader! I keep hoping it will break down so I can get a top loader.
The cycles take way too long, and the quick cycle doesn't clean clothes properly.
As soon as you try to use a warm wash it chews through the power because they heat the water from cold inside the drum.
I never usually have to iron much when I use my mum's top loader, but the front loader leaves everything so creased that I can't get away with not ironing anything.
I also hate that they lock because I put a load on and then inevitably find one piece of clothing I have missed but I can't stop the cycle to chuck it in.