As of 2015, the dishwashers with the highest ratings, according to ConsumerSearch.com, include the Bosch SHP65T55UC, the GE Profile PDT750SSFSS and the Bosch Ascenta SHX3AR75UC. The site suggests that the Amana ADB1100AWB is a good choice for budget shoppers.
The Bosch SHP65T55UC is approximately $900, and users claim its operation is almost silent. The energy usage of this dishwasher is low, and it is available with a number of standard features not available on other machines in the same price range. This dishwasher is part of the Bosch 500 series, which performs strongly across the board.
The GE Profile PDT750SSFSS is approximately $1,100, and it receives high satisfaction scores from both experts and customers. Popular features of this dishwasher include the Bottle Wash Jets, which ensure the inside of tall items are clean. This dishwasher is quiet, but it has no third rack, unlike others in the price range.
The Bosch Ascenta SHX3AR75UC is about $625, and it has a nice combination of energy efficiency, cleaning performance and convenience. Though it doesn't have a wide range of special features, it gets dishes clean and receives top scores for noise.
The Amana ADB1100AWB is a good budget option, and it costs about $330. It is consistent with its cleaning, and though it is a bit noisier than other dishwashers in its price range, it also outperforms a number of dishwashers that cost more. It is also inexpensive to operate thanks to its Energy Star qualifications.