Best Washing Machines for 2019

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  • $993 at AppliancesConnection
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    CNET's Rating

  • 9 Design
  • 8 Usability
  • 7 Features
  • 10 Performance
  • Electrolux EFLS627UTT
    Best all-around front-load washing machine

    The $1,349 Electrolux EFLS627UTT is an exceptional front-load washing machine. It earned the best stain removal score to date and even has a dedicated dispenser for detergent pods.

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  • $1,017 at Sears
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    CNET's Rating

  • 9 Design
  • 7 Usability
  • 8 Features
  • 9.5 Performance
  • Kenmore Elite 31633
    Best all-around top-load washing machine

    The Kenmore Elite 31633 has the best stain removal score of any top-loader we've tested to date and it's currently on sale at Sears for $1,100 -- a great value for a large-capacity washer.

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  • $550 at Sears
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    CNET's Rating

  • 5.5 Design
  • 9 Usability
  • 5.5 Features
  • 7.5 Performance
  • Kenmore 22352
    Best no-frills washing machine

    Kenmore's $720 22352 top-load washing machine doesn't have any fancy features, but it does a decent job removing stains.

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    CNET's Rating

  • 6.5 Design
  • 6.5 Usability
  • 7.5 Features
  • 7 Performance
  • Kenmore Elite 41582
    Best speed cycle washing machine

    Not only does Kenmore's $1,100 Elite 41582 washer have 14 cleaning cycles, a steam function and a drum light, it's also equipped with an "Accela" setting that shortens a normal cycle to just 30 minutes.

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  • Electrolux EFLW427UIW
    A solid, simple washing machine
    Electrolux EFLW427UIW
  • Electrolux EFLS527UTT
    Better laundry is just around the corner
    Electrolux EFLS527UTT
  • Whirlpool WTW7500GC
    Whirlpool WTW7500GC washer looks modern, weak on stains
    Whirlpool WTW7500GC
  • GE GTW680BSJWS
    This GE top-load washer is solid, but better options abound
    GE GTW680BSJWS
  • GE GFW450SSKWW
    GE's washer cleans fine, has most of the features you want
    GE GFW450SSKWW
  • Electrolux EFLW317TIW
    This basic Electrolux washing machine cleans well for less
    Electrolux EFLW317TIW
  • Electrolux EFLW417SIW
    An excellent Electrolux washing machine you can afford
    Electrolux EFLW417SIW
  • GE GTW750CSLWS
    Smart GE washer responds to Amazon, Google voice commands
    GE GTW750CSLWS
  • Samsung WF45M5500AZ
    Samsung's washing machine makes laundry day less stressful
    Samsung WF45M5500AZ
  • Maytag MVWB765FW
    Stains can't hide from this tough Maytag washing machine
    Maytag MVWB765FW
  • GE GTW685BSLWS
    This affordable GE washing machine cleans well, too
    GE GTW685BSLWS
  • Maytag MVWB955FC
    Maytag's huge washer is coming for all of your dirty clothes
    Maytag MVWB955FC
  • Maytag MHW8200FC
    A Maytag washing machine that kinda doubles as a dryer
    Maytag MHW8200FC
  • Samsung WV9900 FlexWash
    Samsung's expensive double washer is worth saving up for
    Samsung WV9900 FlexWash
  • Whirlpool WTW8700EC
    Is this smart, stain-fighting washer worth it?
    Whirlpool WTW8700EC
  • Kenmore 25132
    A kickass clothes washer hides behind this dull exterior
    Kenmore 25132
  • Kenmore 26132
    This washer cleans better for less
    Kenmore 26132
  • Kenmore 29133
    This giant washer dominates its top-load competition
    Kenmore 29133
  • Kenmore Elite 41072 Washing Machine
    Kenmore's massive washing machine holds more
    Kenmore Elite 41072 Washing Machine
  • Samsung WF50K7500AV
    A superfluous second door doesn't damage this washer's appeal
    Samsung WF50K7500AV