As of March 2015, J.D. Powers ranks LG and Samsung top loading washer and dryer sets among the best in overall customer satisfaction. Consumer Reports includes three top loaders from these manufacturers on its list of best washer and dryer sets.
The LG WT5680HVA washer and DLEX5680V dryer set is an outstanding top loading washer and dryer set which earns extra points for efficiency, according to Consumer Reports. The review site also includes the LG WT5070C[W] washer and DLEX5170[W] dryer on their recommended list and identify this dryer as one of the quietest dryers tested.
Samsung’s best top loading washer and dryer combo is the WA56H9000AP washer and DV56H9000EP dryer. Though significantly more expensive than either of the LG sets, it has the largest load capacity of the three. Consumer Reports ranks these washer and dryer sets according to their washing performance and energy and water efficiency.