How Much Does the Average Washing Machine Weigh?

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Washing machine weight depends on the manufacturer, washing capacity and whether it is a top-load or front-load model. Large-capacity, front-load washers vary in weight from 155 to 230 pounds, while medium-capacity, front-load machines average 180 pounds. Small-capacity front-loaders weigh in at 145 to 150 pounds.

The smallest capacity top-load machines, measuring 2.1 cubic feet or less, weigh 65 to 70 pounds. The average weight of washers with 3.0 to 4.0 cubic feet of capacity is 135 pounds. Medium-capacity top-loaders range from 140 to 150 pounds, and the largest capacity washers average 160 to 170 pounds. The type of material used to construct the washer and features like steamers or internal heaters also affect the machine’s weight.