Washing machines have big performance differences in water efficiency, noise, and capacity.

View our ratings and reviews and browse our buying guide to find the best top-load, front-load, or HE (high-efficiency) washing machine for your family.

Washing Machine Ratings

Front-Load Washing Machines

Front-Load Washing Machines (49)


Top-Load Agitator Washing Machines

Top-Load Agitator Washing Machines (29)


Top-Load HE Washing Machines

Top-Load HE Washing Machines (39)


Compact Washing Machines

Compact Washing Machines (17)


Washer/Dryer Pairs

Washer/Dryer Pairs

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Washing Machines Buying Guide

You can't escape dirty laundry. What you need is a reliable washing machine that gently cleans clothes for years to come. Washers can cost $400 to $1,900, depending on the type, capacity, and features. Here’s how to find the best washing machine for your needs.