The Best Washers of 2018

Washers offer a lot of benefits such as helping you save time and energy, especially when you are too busy to hand wash your clothes. Not all washers, however, are the same. You have to consider your needs, your budget and the space you have at home when choosing a washer. Here are the best washers for 2018.

Magic Chef MCSTCW16W3 1.6 cu. ft. Topload Compact Washer

top load model

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Pros

  • Equipped with electronic controls and LED display
  • Six water level selections and six programs
  • Lid has a viewing window
  • Stainless steel inner tub with a steel cabinet
  • Boasts a tub clean and air dry feature

Cons

  • The feet are made of plastic.
  • The wheels on the back are so small that they don’t help at all when moving the washer to another place.

Final Verdict

The Magic Chef MCSTCW16W3 1.6 cu. ft. Topload Compact Washer is ideal for those with limited space at home or wash small loads. It has electronic controls, LED display, see-through window, detergent dispenser, two rear water inlets and inner tub made of stainless steel. It can help you wash clothes easily and quickly.

Kenmore 41302 4.5 cu. ft. Front Load Washer

front load

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Pros

  • Capable of washing up to 27 large towels thanks to its 4.5 cu. ft. capacity
  • Accela Wash technology can wash full size loads in only 29 minutes
  • Cold Clean Cycle cleans and extends the life of clothes using cold water
  • With the Steam Treat option, there’s almost no need to pre-treat clothes.
  • Add Garment option allows you to toss forgotten clothes in the washer while it’s working

Cons

  • The unit is only available in select cities.

Final Verdict

The Kenmore 41302 4.5 cu. ft. Front Load Washer can handle bulky loads of clothes. It eliminates hand-washing, helping you save a lot of time and energy. Your clothes will get clean quickly.

Kenmore 28132 5.3 cu. ft. Top Load Washer

5.3 cu ft capacity

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Pros

  • Comes with a fabric softener dispenser
  • Triple Action Impeller makes use of a three-part wash motion to wash tough laundry
  • Deep Fill option adjusts the water level depending on load size
  • StainBoost option deals with tough stains through gentle care and extended wash time
  • Reasonable price

Cons

  • Vibrates
  • The unit is only available in select cities.

Final Verdict

The Kenmore 28132 5.3 cu. ft. Top Load Washer has a sleek modern design that allows it to complement any interior. Its powerful cleaning technology ensures that your clothes will be cleaned thoroughly. The washing machine is ideal for busy individuals with a lot of laundry to do. The Kenmore 28132 can handle almost any size of load with ease.

Speed Queen AWN432S Top Load Washer

top load model

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Pros

  • Works quietly
  • Hot water cycle is only 30 minutes
  • Capable of washing 4 queen size sheets, 8 pillowcases, pajamas and other clothes
  • Add water feature is basically what the name suggests. It allows you to add the right amount of water to the washer.
  • Easy to use as there is no compute or lid lock that can malfunction anytime. The machine has a simple rotary dial.
  • Features an XTRA Rinse Cycle
  • Comes with a stainless steel tub
  • Machine stays in place while in use

Cons

  • Expensive

Final Verdict

The Speed Queen AWN432S Top Load Washer has a wash and rinse feature that fills the tub with water and together with the 210⁰ agitation, the washer provides the best results. The 3.3 cu. ft. capacity also allows the washer to accommodate a comfortable load.

Speed Queen AWNE92SP113TW01 Topload Washer

premium speed queen model

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Pros

  • Full tub wash and rinse feature fills the tub with water for maximum cleanliness
  • Time Remaining Display shows when the laundry will be finished
  • Delayed Start allows you to program every cycle to begin at your desired time
  • Commercial-grade steel cabinet offers 3 layers of protection to your laundry

Cons

  • Some customers reported that the washer started making a loud rattling noise after a few weeks of using the unit.
  • Poor customer service

Final Verdict

The Speed Queen AWNE92SP113TW01 Topload Washer has a well-built basic washing top loader. It’s also easy to operate and has quick cycles, so it can finish washing clothes fast. You don’t need to worry about odor problems with this machine. It also comes with a 15-year warranty for your peace of mind.

Need a Dryer?

If you haven’t yet found a matching dryer to go with your washer, check out our roundup of the best options for 2018.