Singer 5532 Vs 4423 Comparison

Singer 5532 Vs 4423 Comparison In Detail

If you are looking for an affordable heavy duty sewing machine in US, you will come across Singer 5532 and 4423 for sure. In fact Singer 4423 is one of the most affordable heavy duty sewing machines in US. 

Singer 5532 Vs 4423 - Major Feature Differences

When you look from outside, you can't tell the difference between the two. The design and construction is the same. First let us have a look at the areas where the difference lies.

Built-in Stitches 

This is the only area where there is a difference between 5532 and 4423. 5532 is a step above 4423 in terms of built-in stitches. 5532 comes with 32 built-in stitches whereas 4423 has only 23 stitches (this is evident from the last two digits of their model numbers).

The extra 9 stitches you get with 5532 are

•    3 stretch stitches
•    6 decorative stitches

That's it. Other than the built-in stitches, these two machines are identical 'literally'.

Editor comment

There is no point in comparing the performance of these two machines as they are almost identical. In general, both the machines have great stitch quality and works well on multiple layers of denim. You can go with 5532 if you consider 9 extra stitches as important. But if you don't need those stitches, 4423 will be the better option.

Side by side comparison

FeatureSinger 5532Singer 4423
TypeMechanical Heavy DutyMechanical Heavy Duty
Built-in Stitches3223
Sewing Start/Stop ButtonNoNo
Speed Control SliderNoNo
Automatic Needle ThreaderYesYes
Buttonhole Styles1 One-step1 One-step
Top Drop-in BobbinYesYes
Stitch SelectionDialDial
Adjustable Stitch Length/WidthYesYes
Stitch Width6mm6mm
Programmable Needle Up/DownNoNo
Built-in Monogramming FontNoNo
Adjustable Presser Foot PressureYesYes
Drop FeedYesYes
Free ArmYesYes
Motor Speed1,100 Stitches/min1,100 Stitches/min
On Board Accessory StorageYesYes
Included FeetAll-Purpose Foot, Zipper Foot, Buttonhole Foot, Button Sewing FootAll-Purpose Foot, Zipper Foot, Buttonhole Foot, Button Sewing Foot
Machine Weight14.5 lbs Approx.14.5 lbs approx
Warranty25 Year Limited25 Year Limited
Extra High Presser Foot LifterYesYes
Needle Positions33
Snap-on Presser FootYesYes

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed here are the views of the writer only. Opinions may be subjective.

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