Toto Drake II Review

When it comes to buying a toilet, you won’t run out of choices. There are several different toilets on the market today, from one-piece and two-piece, to tankless and wall-hung. Toto toilets is one of the leading brands known for manufacturing high-quality and modern designed toilets.  

If you want to buy a modern and sleek designed toilet, we suggest buying a Toto Drake II toilet. It is an advanced model of the Toto Drake toilet with powerful flushing and an excellent finish. The toilet features ion barrier glazing, which reduces the toilet cleaning effort. In this Toto Drake II review article, we will highlight all the essential features of Drake II. 

This review will take a deeper look into one of the most in-demand toilets– the TOTO Drake II.

9.4/10 Our Score

Specifications:

  • Shape: Elongated
  • Flush Type: Tornado Flushing
  • Water Consumption: 1.28 GPF
  • Finish: Cotton White
  • Material: Vitreous China
  • Warranty: 1-Year
  • Certified: ADA, EPA WaterSense, California’s CEC and CALGreen
  • Dimensions: 28.8 x 16.5 x 29.4 inches

TOTO Drake II Features

Design

The Toto Drake II comes in two pieces making it easier to deliver and install. It comes in several colors so that you can choose one that matches your bathroom theme. It is super comfortable and easy to use. The elongated bowl design gives extra space for sitting. Apart from extra sitting space, when the toilet seat is added, it becomes a universal or chair height, thus meeting ADA (American with Disability Act). The universal height makes the toilet equally suitable for elderly and disabled people.

Durability

Toto Toilets are known for their durability; vitreous china material is used in manufacturing the Drake II toilet. The material ensures the toilet will last for many years without causing problems. The Toto’s SanaGloss (CeFiontect Tech) finish gives Drake II a smooth and neat finish. Toto’s patent high-tech SanaGloasss prevent the waste from sticking to the toilet surface. The ebony color is the exception and comes with standard glaze only. The Toto toilets give unmatched performance and durability. It is the result of continuous improvement and experience of more than 90 years in manufacturing the toilets.

Flushing Technology

The Toto Drake II toilet features double cyclone technology, the powerful flushing mechanism of Toto Toilets makes them unique. The double cyclone uses natural gravity to create a powerful flush to eliminate the waste in one flush without consuming extra water. The Drake II has a wide 2-⅛- inches computer-designed trap-way. The large trap-way means waste smoothly moves without causing clogging. Toto conducted a test to show that small objects or toys accidentally dropped in a flush can easily get flushed.

Cleaning

Due to the two-piece design, the Toto Drake II toilets are easy to clean. The additional layer of Sanagloss keeps the toilet neat and clean for a longer time. The coating prevents the growth of mold and bacteria, which spread odor. Moreover, this smooth layer keeps waste from sticking to the toilet surface. The Ebony color variant lacks the high-tech Sanagloss layer.

Toto Drake II Review

Water Consumption

The Toto Drake II has a low water consumption; it utilizes 1.28 gallons of water per flush, 20% less than the Government standard. The low water consumption earns the Drake II EPA WaterSense certification. The toilet doesn’t come with a dual flush, but Drake II is more efficient than most dual flush toilets available.

Warranty

This modern toilet with outstanding features and a Sanagloss finish comes with a one-year warranty that is the industry’s standard warranty. Many people show concern over the short warranty period of Drake II.

Pros
  • Sleek design 
  • Two-Piece Design 
  • Ion Barrier glazing
  • ADA compliant height 
  • Chrome Polished trip lever. 
Cons
  • Noise Flushing 
  • The same amount of water is used for removing solid and liquid waste. 
  • Slightly high-priced toilet. 
  • The tall height makes it difficult for some users. 

Conclusion 

You may find the Toto Drake II toilet a bit more expensive than other two-piece toilets available in the market. However, it features a robust flushing system capable of removing all the waste in a single flush with low water consumption. The extra SanaGloss coating prevents debris and bacteria from sticking to the surface, keeping the toilet clean for a longer time.  In short, the Toto Drake II is an excellent toilet meeting the expectation level of users. We hope you found this Toto Drake II review helpful. If you have missed anything regarding the Toto Drake II, write in the comment section below. 

FAQ

Is Drake II ADA Compliant Toilet?

Yes, Drake II toilet compliant with ADA requirements; moreover, it is accredited by EPA WaterSense and CalGreen.

What is the dimension and rough-in of the TOTO Drake II Toilet?

The Drake has a dimension of 28.75 x 16.5 x 29.44. It has a standard rough-in of 12 inches.

Does Drake II come with the seat?

Yes, some models of the Drake II come with a seat.

What is the warranty on the Drake II toilet?

The Drake II comes with a standard one-year warranty.

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