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Performance Platinum Series Gladiator 50 Gallon Electric Water Heater with 12 Year Limited Warranty

Model # XE50T12CS55U1
Performance Platinum Gladiator
Performance Platinum Gladiator

Performance Platinum Series Gladiator 50 Gallon Electric Water Heater with 12 Year Limited Warranty

Model # XE50T12CS55U1
UEF 0.92
Gallons 50
Warranty 12 Yrs
  • Designed to protect your home, allow remote temperature control and alert you of potential issues
  • Smart water heater with Built-in leak detection, auto water shutoff valve and WiFi
  • High efficiency with .92-.93 UEF
  • Available in 40, 50 and 55 -gallon capacities


Meet the Rheem Gladiator Electric Water Heater


Meet the Rheem Gladiator Electric Water Heater


Smart Technology

  • LeakGuard™ Auto Water Shut-off Valve protects your home from potential water damage and limits leaks to no more than 20 ounces of water1
  • LeakSense™ Built-in Leak Detection System detects any leak large or small, internal or external2
  • Control temperature, set Vacation or Away Mode, view energy usage and know immediately about leaks and service alerts from anywhere with built-in EcoNet® WiFi Technology and the EcoNet App3
  • Know you have enough hot water before you shower with the Hot Water Availability Indicator in the EcoNet® app3
  • Hands-free voice control with Alexa and Google Nest to easily adjust set temperature4
  • Element Health Indicator shows exactly which element needs to be replaced and when3

Easy to Install and Service

  • Enjoy built-in premium performance features normally sold separately
  • Brass drain valve allows the tank to drain faster for easy service
  • Perfect for replacement with same dimensions as a standard electric water heater with one-button startup
  • Temperature and pressure relief valve included


  • Self-cleaning fights sediment buildup to extend the tank life and maintains the efficiency and tank capacity
  • Enjoy enough hot water for the entire family with a 55 to 68-gallon first hour delivery
  • Available in 40, 50 and 55-gallon capacities


  • High-efficiency solution saves money on energy bills with a .92-.93 UEF
  • Dual 4500- or 5500-watt stainless steel heating elements


  • Enjoy peace-of-mind with a 12-year limited tank and parts warranty and 3-year full in-home labor warranty

1Source: Rheem Leak-Sensing Data: testing under a vacuum lock using 50-gallon tank, no expansion tank, average tank pressure of 40 psi, assuming no additional faucets are opened. 2Water leaks from the heater only, as tested across scenarios including a minimum of 5.5mL/hr volume leak rate, using most common installation scenarios. 3WiFi broadband connection and EcoNet® App required; connection between water heater and app dependent on external factors beyond Rheems control. 4Amazon Alexa and Google Nest devices sold separately. Amazon, Alexa, and all related logos are trademarks of, Inc. or its affiliates. Google is a trademark of Google LLC.  

Product Info

Product Depth (in.) 20.25"
Product Height (in.) 58.38"
Product Width (in.) 20.25"
EcoNet Enabled Yes
Fuel Type Electric
UEF 0.92
Primary Warranty 12 Yrs
Leak Detection Enabled Yes
Number Of Back To Back Showers 1
Water Savings Setting Included Yes
Max GPM 63
Tank Capacity 50

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Primary Warranty 12 Yrs

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