The best Whirlpool dryer model as of March 2015 is the WED8500BW, according to Reviewed.com. This model received a score of 9 out of 10 and an Editors' Choice tag in 2013. However, the top-selling Whirlpool dryer at The Home Depot is the WED4800BQ.
The WED8500BW dryer was praised by Reviewed.com for its affordable value that delivers superior drying performance. Based on the full review, this model performs better than 93 percent of dryers in the under $1,000 category. Meanwhile, customers at The Home Depot gave the Whirlpool WED4800BQ 4.6 out of 5 stars for performance and 4.5 stars for value.