As of March 2015, Consumer Reports' top-rated dishwasher is the KitchenAid KDTM354DSS. The magazine also recommends dishwashers by Bosch, Kenmore and GE in the lower price ranges.
The KitchenAid KDTM354DSS is the most highly rated dishwasher overall, but it is also in the most expensive price range for home dishwashers at a retail price of $1,200.
For dishwashers under $400, Consumer Reports recommends the GE GDF510PGD. At $400 to $600, it recommends the Kenmore 13202. In the range of $600 to $800, it recommends the Bosch Ascenta SHX3ARUC, and it also recommend a Bosch model for the $800 to $1,000 price range, the Bosch 500 Series SHP65T55UC.