What Brands Make the List of Top 10 Washer and Dryer Models?

As of 2015, brands voted among the top 10 washer and dryer models include LG, Kenmore, Electrolux, Whirlpool and Maytag. For front-loading washing machines, Electrolux, Samsung, Kenmore and LG top the list of best-reviewed products. Among the top 10 best-reviewed dryer brands are Samsung, LG and Whirlpool appliances.

GoodHousekeeping.com lists some of the top washing machines of 2015, including the Kenmore Elite 41073. This washer is a large-capacity appliance with programmable features and highly-rated normal and quick cycles. The Electrolux 4.3-cubic-foot washer garnered praise for getting clothes very clean in both the standard and quick loads. This machine also has a Fast Sanitize feature to kill bacteria.

Users found that the Whirlpool Duet Steam Washer's steam-cleaning feature did a good job at lifting stains from clothing. The top-loading Maytag Bravos XL HE machine was highest-rated machine by users because of its effectiveness at cleaning clothes. The Electrolux Wave-Touch received high marks for its customizable programs and energy-efficiency, while the Samsung WF5200's 10 different wash options impressed reviewers.

The Samsung DV457 dryer received positive responses from reviewers because it can be controlled via a smartphone application. Consumers found the machine easy to use and energy-efficient. The LG Smart ThinQ is considered a good dryer because it can be remotely programmed, can diagnose and solve problems and is equipped with touchscreen technology. The Whirlpool Smart Front Load dryer notifies homeowners of off-peak electricity hours, allowing them to save on energy costs. This dryer is also programmable via smartphone.