DEFY Tumble Dryer DTD317


  • 8kg drying capacity
  • Air-vented dryer
  • Filter cleaning indicator
  • 15 Programmes
  • LED display
  • Dimensions 856 x 595 x 584 mm

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Metro Lifestyle sells the DEFY Tumble Dryer DTD317.

When you invest in a quality home appliance, you’re saving money in the long run through energy costs – and that’s true for the Defy 8kg Air Vented Manhattan Grey Dryer. It is available in the modern Manhattan Grey colour, and with the visually attractive LED display and sleek design, this appliance matches looks with performance.

With the DEFY Tumble Dryer DTD317 you are able to choose from 15 drying functions, including those for delicates, jeans or sports’ wear, and the anti-crease technology reduces odour while making sure you’re not wasting time ironing as well. There’s also child lock for safety, and an easy-to-clean filter. For exceptional drying results, you can’t go wrong with DEFY.


  • 8kg drying capacity
  • C-energy rated
  • Air-vented dryer
  • 67dBA noise level
  • Aquawave Drum Pattern
  • Electronic sensor controlled
  • Filter cleaning indicator
  • 15 Programmes
  • Programme follower
  • LED display
  • Child lock
  • Easy accessible filter
  • Auto-anti creasing
  • Dimensions 856 x 595 x 584 mm

DEFY is a well-established brand in the domestic appliance sector, and their tumble dryers offer numerous advantages.

Durability: DEFY is renowned for producing robust appliances. A DEFY tumble dryer is likely to endure for numerous years with proper care and maintenance.

Ease of Use: DEFY appliances, including their tumble dryers, are designed to be user-friendly. You can anticipate straightforward controls and settings that make operating the appliance hassle-free. This model has a LED display panel.

Multiple Drying Programs: This modelh as 15 drying programmes – tailored to different fabric types. This ensures that your clothing is treated gently and emerges in good condition.

Space-Saving: Tumble dryers can be space-efficient, particularly if you have limited outdoor drying space or reside in an apartment. DEFY’s stackable models can optimise your laundry area.

Brand Reputation: DEFY possesses a reputation for crafting dependable appliances, instilling confidence in the quality of their tumble dryers.

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Weight 40 kg
Dimensions 58 × 65 × 88 cm


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Metro Lifestyle is a Broad – Based Black Economic Empowerment Company that was originally established as a Retailer of Fabrics and later expanded into a leading Chain of Retail Outlets specialising in TOP BRANDED Dress Fabrics, Bridal, Quilting, Linen, Curtaining, Haberdashery, Upholstery, Lighting, Furniture, Carpets, Homeware, Appliances and all goods relating to their original slogan : “YOU BUILD YOUR HOUSE AND TOGETHER WE TURN IT INTO A HOME”

our history

The Company originated in 1937 in Pretoria known as Japanese Silk Bazaar as a Visionary Approach. The name was subsequently changed during World War 2 to Eastern Silk Bazaar with the late Chairman, Mr Anver Carrim, entering the business in the prime of his youth 14 years later.

our vision:

To be the leading supplier of textiles, home décor, appliances and lifestyle products in South-Africa.

our mission

To ensure procurement of top-quality products for our customers.

Strategic sourcing of products to ensure that prices are the most competitive and that products are the latest in the industry: in order for our customers to purchase it all “from under one roof”.

To partner with our customers by targeting their creative spirit and providing expert advice on planning, design and installation.

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