Best Top Load Washing Machine

Top Rated Top Load Washing Machines 2015

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Price is one of the best benefits of a top load washing machine. These units come at a much lower price point than their front loading counterparts. If you are in the market for your first washer and are shopping on a budget, a top loader is the way to go. They don’t perform as well in the efficiency category, but they sure do clean clothes just as well. When it really comes down to it, that is one of the most important parts of your washing machine. We looked at some of the best top loading washers for sale today and ranked them based on the following criteria:

1. Available washing cycles for different types of clothing
2. Features like automatic detergent dispensers and large capacity
3. Adjustable and automatic water levels
4. Load sensing technology that optimizes energy and water use
6. A delay start option that lets you pick the most convenient time to run a cycle
7. Thorough cleaning that leaves clothes smelling fresh
8. Price

LG WT5680HVA  9.5/10

Color: Graphite Steel
Energy Star
14 Cycle Count
5.2 cu. ft. capacity
45 3/8” H x 27” W x 28 3/8” D

With a stunning 5.2 cubic foot drum capacity, the greatest capacity I’ve come across, the LG WT5680HVA will help you cut down on the number of loads you have to do. This model has wash cycles for nearly every type…read more


LG WT1101CW  9.5/10

$629.99
White
4.3 cu. ft. capacity

With a tremendous 4.3 cubic foot capacity, the LG WT1101CW is perfect for houses with constant, heavy laundry needs. Its roomy stainless steel drum can fit bulky comforters, towels, and sleeping bags…read more


$1,069
White
4.8 cu. ft. capacity

GE GTWN8250DWS Top Load Washing MachineThis Energy Star rated, 28 inch washing machine from GE uses steam technology to loosen dirt from fabric during the wash and make clothes come out extra fresh…read more


$449.99
White
3.8 cu. ft. capacity

If you’re looking for an affordable, no-frills top load washer, the Whirlpool WTW4900BW is a great choice. Its dial controls are located along the back panel…read more


$699
White
4.5 cu. ft.

An energy-efficient top-load washing machine with a sleek design, the Samsung WA45H7000AW has a capacious 4.5 cubic foot tub…read more


GE GTWN4250DWS  8.5/10

$494.99
White
3.9 cu. ft. capacity

The GE GTWN4250DWS is another basic, no-frills top load washer that delivers high performance and a variety of washing options. With sixteen wash cycles, including jeans, towels, sheets…read more


$539.99
White
4.0 cu. ft. capacity

With the ability to get out tough stains, the Samsung WA400PJHDWR is a great addition to any household. Its simple-to-use controls are arrayed on the back panel for easy access and offer a variety of washing options…read more


LG WT1201CV  8/10

$744.99
Graphite Steel
4.5 cu. ft. capacity

We were very impressed with how quietly and efficiently the LG WT1201CV runs—and it’s an attractive, modern-looking model to boot. This washer boasts an extra-large 4.5 cubic foot…read more


$665
White
4.5 cu. ft. capacity

A reasonably priced top load washer, the Whirlpool WTW8000BW is a great bargain for families looking to cut down on laundry time. With an extra-large 4.5 cubic foot capacity, most families…read more


Haier HLP21 7/10

$245.99
White
1 cu. ft. capacity

Ideal for single people or couples with minimal laundry needs, this portable Haier HLP21N is large enough to hold up to six pounds of laundry. It has three water levels…read more


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