Several consumer review sites and many users list LG among the top recommended washer/dryer combo units. Other machines that regularly rate highly with reviewers are clones of one another, EdgeStar and Midea.
Reviewers mention that the LG models have more features and a stainless steel drum, while the less costly EdgeStar and Midea models contain a polyurethane drum. Whirlpool makes a mid-priced unit that regularly receives positive reviews from home users due to its larger capacity, quiet operation and reasonable price. The average cost of a combination washer/dryer unit can range from $600 to $1800. Users caution that most units, including the top models, require above-average lint removal in order to function properly.