The TOTO Aquia IV toilet is a fantastic unit that has several benefits and several advanced features. This two-piece toilet has the Dynamax Tornado flush system that utilizes 360-degree cleaning power to clean every corner of the toilet.
Let’s mention some amazing features that this toilet provides. At first, the package includes both the toilet and the washlet, which are amazingly simple to install. It also features a DynaMax Tornado Flushing system that provides a mesmerizing efficiency.
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TOTO Aquia IV Special Features
✓ Dual Flush
Dual flush mechanism is an important thing that you shouldn’t neglect. It directly affects the environment and lowers your monthly bills. For example, no matter the maximum amount of water your toilet uses per flush, it allows you to use 0.8 gallons instead. It’s an excellent option for liquid waste.
✓ Tornado Flush
By using gravity and centrifugal force, Tornado Flush provides excellent performance with minimal water. Instead of rim holes, it uses two nozzles, which results in a cleaner bowl. It also means less maintenance, which is a big plus in the long term.
CeFIONtect is what was known as SanaGloss. It’s a very smooth finish that prevents the build-up of bacteria, mold, and dust. It also means less maintenance, and you won’t have to use chemicals that would damage the bowl.
TOTO Aquia IV Washlet Specifications
|Height from ground||17.5 inches from floor to toilet seat|
|Certification||WaterSense Certified, meeting EPA water efficiency & performance standards |
|Water Consumption||0.8 GPF /1.28 GPF|
|Flush Technology||Dual Tornado Flush™ system|
|Color||Choice of Cotton White, Colonial White, Sedona Beige, Bone|
|Size||27.56 (H) x 15.56 (W) x 29.56 (D) inches|
|Trapway Size||2 ⅛ inches|
|Rough-in||Standard 12 inches|
|Warranty||One Year Limited Warranty|
Additionally, the universal height seat of TOTO Aquia makes it ideal for people of all age groups. The skirted design of the bowl reduces water flow resistance and turbulence, resulting in a quieter flush. It also makes this toilet more manageable to maintain than most two-piece toilets.
Another significant feature of this toilet is its soft close seat that prevents loud slamming after each use. Additionally, the CEFIONTECT ceramic glaze on the toilet surface prevents debris from sticking and the growth of bacteria.
Let’s have a look at the TOTO Aquia toilet review.
#1. Impressive Design
This two-piece toilet is made from vitreous china. The CEFIONTECT high-glazed finish on its surface makes this toilet look clean and shiny. This finish prevents the development of mold and bacteria by stopping the debris from sticking to the surface. In addition to that, its skirted design has a non-clog 2.5-inch trap-way with clear glaze coating that ensures adequate flushing.
The soft close seat of this toilet saves you from loud, slamming noises each time you use this toilet. Additionally, the toilet seat has a heating feature that allows you to heat it before use. The PREMIST feature ensures that the bowl gets wet before each use, as this leads to a better flushing operation.
TOTO Aquia toilet also features an automatic air deodorizer that removes the odor from the air around the toilet to give an odor-free and clean environment. In addition to that, the air dryer feature dries the toilet seat automatically after every use.
#2. Intense Flushing System
TOTO Aquia toilet uses DYNAMAX Tornado dual flush system to ensure a high-standard flushing operation. This flushing system, combined with the high-glazed finish leads to a cleaner and bacteria-free toilet. Additionally, you can choose between the flushing levels depending on your preference. It has an option of 1.28 gallons per flush and another option of 0.8 gallons per flush. Both flushing levels qualify for EPA WaterSense certification, and it makes you eligible for rebates on your water bills, depending on your area.
Another fantastic feature of this toilet is its front and rear warm water cleansing with adjustable temperature and pressure control. It means that this toilet also works like a bidet.
#3. Cleaning Made Easy
Thanks to its CEFIONTECT ceramic glaze, this toilet is easy to clean and doesn’t require regular manual cleaning. This high-glazed finish keeps the toilet surface shiny and clean. It also protects the toilet surface from the development of mold and other bacteria on the surface. In addition to that, this ceramic glaze prevents the debris from sticking to the toilet’s surface.
#4. Installation Basics
Like the TOTO Carlyle II, The TOTO Aquia IV comes with a standard 12-inch rough-in required for its installation. Its installation is quick and straightforward compared to a single-piece, heavyweight toilets. Its two-piece design makes it lightweight and convenient to install even for one person. However, you will need to purchase the toilet seat, securing screws and the waste trap seal to finish its installation.
#5. Additional Features
The TOTO Aquia has a nice, sleek, and skirted design, with a beautiful ceramic glaze. Its elongated bowl shape and SoftClose seat make it comfortable for most people. Also, while the flush is powerful, it’s ultra-quiet. It consumes minimal water for full flush, but it is still a dual flush toilet. Instead of 1.28 GPF, you can use very little water (0.8 GPF) when dealing with liquid waste.
But that’s not all! The toilet features a remote control, and you can also adjust the temperature for front and rear water cleansing. The seat is heated, and near the seat, you can find an automatic air deodorizer and air dryer. Additionally, you can save settings for two different users.
TOTO Aquia – Know the Pros and Cons
While testing the product, we encountered a single disadvantage. The fact is, the flush button on top of the tank is not very durable. Over time, under extended use, it might break and you would have to replace it. However, there are many advantages to this unit.
At first, TOTO Aquia is amazingly simple to install. Even with no DIY skills, you won’t need to call a professional. It’s also made from durable materials, and will surely last over 10 years. The toilet also provides great comfort for persons of all sizes.
Another nice thing is a dual flush feature. It saves lots of water, which directly affects your monthly bills. Although it uses minimal water, the Tornado Flush is extremely efficient and completely cleans the whole bowl. Like most units, TOTO Aquia Washlet also provides a 1-year warranty, which is pretty decent.
Overall Rating 4.5/5
The TOTO Aquia IV is a modern and high-efficiency toilet that several innovative features. It has a powerful flushing system that ensures efficient cleaning of the bowl. The toilet also allows you to choose between flushing levels according to your preference. Additionally, several other features make sure that you have a more comfortable bathroom experience. Click here for more quality toilets, let us help you find a perfect match for your bathroom.