Common brands for top-loading washers include Maytag, LG, Whirlpool and GE. A variety of other manufacturers, including Samsung and Amana, also make washers with top-load systems.
Most major washing machine manufacturers offer top-loading models. On the Home Depot website, the best-selling top-load washers come from Amana, Whirlpool and LG, as of September 2015. At Lowes.com, the most popular top-load models are made by LG, Hotpoint and Whirlpool.
Brands that produce top-loading washing machines usually offer models with varying capacities. LG models range in size from 4.3 to 5.7 cubic feet. LG also manufactures narrow-width machines for use in small spaces. Maytag offers standard and high-efficiency models with top-loading designs in capacities ranging from 3.5 to 5.3 cubic feet. Samsung produces large machines that range from 4 to 5.6 cubic feet.
In terms of price, Amana makes some of the least expensive top-loading washing machines on the market. The lower price comes with a smaller size. Most Amana models have capacities between 3 and 4 cubic feet. Whirlpool offers small, affordable top-loading machines in addition to its efficient, high-end models.
Common top-loading washing machine brands are available at stores that sell large appliances. Prices vary widely based on manufacturer, size, style and extra features.