LG's DLEX8000W tops all other electronic clothes dryers in reviews on ConsumerSearch.com as of August 2014. This model received high reviews for its advanced features, multiple drying options, excellent performance and large capacity. Among gas dryers, the Samsung DV50F9A8GVP rated highest, drawing positive reviews for both performance and quietness.
For buyers looking for clothes dryers costing less than $1,000, ConsumerSearch.com recommends the LG DLEY1201V among electric dryers and the LG DLG1002W among gas dryers. While these machines come with fewer options than the top-rated models, reviews indicate that they still offer good performance for the money. The LG DLG1002W received extra plaudits for a design featuring convenient controls at the front lip of the dryer instead of on the back panel.