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Three inches of foam insulation and a long-life baked enamel exterior finish contribute to the efficiency of the Kenmore 58250 50-gallon electric water heater. Designed for durability and efficiency, the elements on this Kenmore electric water heater have superior resistance to lime build-up.  It also features a polymer dip tube, a glass-lined tank, and 2 large anode rods for super water heater protection. A 50-gallon electric water heater is the minimum recommended size for a 3- to 4-person household with typical water use.

  • 3 inches of energy-efficient foam insulation prevents heat loss
  • The tank and parts have a 12-year limited warranty
  • Cobalt blue glass-lined tank with two large anodes maximizes tank life by protecting against corrosion
  • Element lasts longer and has superior resistance to lime buildup
  • Self-cleaning cold-water inlet tube swirls water to prolong tank life and maintain energy efficiency by discouraging lime buildup
  • Temperature and pressure safety relief valve is factory installed
  • Compatible with the Kenmore Smart Water Heater Module (Sears item# 04258000000)


Height to Water Connection (In.)62.5
Tank Diameter (In.)22
Tank Height (In.)60.5
Tank Insulation Thickness3 in.
Water Inlet/Outlet Size3/4 in.
Size Category - Gallons41 gallons to 50 gallons
Tank Nominal Capacity50 gal.
Rated Storage Volume (gal.)45
Color FamilyGray
Control TypeDigital
Materials & Finishes
Drain ValvePlastic
Tank LiningGlass
Uniform Energy Factor (UEF)0.95
Certifications & Ratings
Flow Rate
First Hour Rating (gal.)81
Recovery at 90 Degree Rise (gph.)25
Power Source
Fuel TypeElectric
General Warranty12 years limited
Parts Warranty12 year limited
Tank Warranty12 year limited
Appliance Features
Heat Trap FittingsYes
Heavy Duty Anode RodYes
Number of Anode Rods2
Number of Heating Elements2
Self CleaningYes
Tank StyleTall
Power & Performance
Heating Element Maximum Output (watts)5500
Kilowatt Hrs. per Year4622
Maximum Operating Pressure (psi.)150
Minimum Circuit Rating30 amps
Total Connected Load22.9
Heating Range (deg F.)60 - 150
Product Includes
Power Cord IncludedNo
Relief Valve IncludedTemperature and Pressure
Product Overview
Unit LocationIndoor

Manufacturer's Warranty
1 year parts and labor
American Freight Certified
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