The capacity of LG washing machines varies with the type and model, ranging from 2.3 to 5.2 cubic feet of volume. The models are designated by the appliance manufacturer as mega capacity units for the largest, ultra-large for the next smallest size, followed by extra large and large sizes.
LG clothes washers range in price from $700 to $1,700 as of 2015. The cheapest unit offered is the 4.3 cubic foot large capacity top loading model WT1101CW, featuring a front-mounted control panel. It is an Energy Star qualified model, indicating that it cuts down on energy consumption during operation. The WT1101CW features an energy-efficient, direct-drive motor with fewer operating parts.
LG's priciest model, as of 2015, is the Smart ThinQ 4.7 cubic foot ultra-large capacity, high-efficiency SmartWasher, model number WT6001HVA. This unit has a direct drive motor that has a 10-year manufacturer's warranty. It features the Smart ThinQ system, which is designed to monitor laundry remotely and update the firmware of the appliance for new washing cycles. This system can also be set to automatically operate the machine only when electricity costs are lowest. The unit's Allergiene Cycle uses steam to remove approximately 95 percent of common allergens from clothing.