As of 2015, Whirlpool washers range in price from $400 to over $1,000, depending on the model the consumer chooses. Top-loading machines with agitators are less expensive while high-efficiency machines cost more. HE washing machines area available in both top-loading and front-loading models.
Prices for HE machines begin at about $700. The top performing front loaders provide the cleanest wash while the standard top loaders have the lowest performance, according to Consumer Reports. It recommends two Whirlpool models for customers looking for a less expensive washer, the Whirlpool Cabrio WTW5800BW, a top-loading HE machine in the $700 price range and the Whirlpool WTW4850BW, a standard machine with an agitator available for under $600.