The dishwashers receiving the highest rating by Good Housekeeping magazine as of 2014 included the GE Profile PDWT480RSS with SmartDispense, the Asko D5122XXL and the KitchenAid Superba Series KUDS30IVSS. The Kenmore Elite Ultra Wash 665.1394 rounded out the list of top-rated machines.
Although it was the most costly to run, the GE Profile received high marks for its spaciousness, easy-to-load racks, and superb cleaning and drying ability. The Asko model was recommended for large families, or for people who wash large amounts of dishes on a regular basis. The dishwasher scored highest in overall cleaning performance.
The KitchenAid Superba also received positive reviews for its cleaning performance and was recognized for its easy-to-load silverware basket and simple control panel. The Kenmore Elite received high grades for its adequate cleaning and rinsing cycles and good energy efficiency. Good Housekeeping reviewers tested several models for safety, ease of use and performance.