Best Washing Machines of 2022
These top-performing top-loaders, front-loaders, and compact washers are from Consumer Reports' tests
For most of us, doing laundry is a chore. But for Consumer Reports’ test engineers, it’s a mission.
Cycle after cycle, they work to determine the best washing machines for every budget and look for innovative features that make doing laundry easier. And faster.
“Research shows that consumers say doing laundry takes too much time,” says Mark Allwood, Consumer Reports’ senior market analyst for laundry products. “Manufacturers have been trying to address this problem with machines that have bigger capacities, speed cycles, or built-in pretreat features.”