Best Washing Machines for 2019

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  • $1,073 at AppliancesConnection
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    CNET's Rating

    • 9 Design
    • 8 Usability
    • 7 Features
    • 10 Performance
    Electrolux EFLS627UTT
    Best all-around front-load washing machine

    The $1,349 Electrolux EFLS627UTT is an exceptional front-load washing machine. It earned the best stain removal score to date and even has a dedicated dispenser for detergent pods.

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  • $1,017 at Sears
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    CNET's Rating

    • 9 Design
    • 7 Usability
    • 8 Features
    • 9.5 Performance
    Kenmore Elite 31633
    Best all-around top-load washing machine

    The Kenmore Elite 31633 has the best stain removal score of any top-loader we've tested to date and it's currently on sale at Sears for $1,100 -- a great value for a large-capacity washer.

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  • $550 at Sears
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    CNET's Rating

    • 5.5 Design
    • 9 Usability
    • 5.5 Features
    • 7.5 Performance
    Kenmore 22352
    Best no-frills washing machine

    Kenmore's $720 22352 top-load washing machine doesn't have any fancy features, but it does a decent job removing stains.

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    CNET's Rating

    • 10 Design
    • 8 Usability
    • 7 Features
    • 5.5 Performance
    LG WT1801HVA
    Best washing machine design

    It didn't excel at removing stains, but LG's $1,150 WT1801HVA top-load washing machine has a next-gen front-mounted display panel that looks great and is very easy to use.

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  • $1,300 MSRP
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    CNET's Rating

    • 6.5 Design
    • 6.5 Usability
    • 7.5 Features
    • 7 Performance
    Kenmore Elite 41582
    Best speed cycle washing machine

    Not only does Kenmore's $1,100 Elite 41582 washer have 14 cleaning cycles, a steam function and a drum light, it's also equipped with an "Accela" setting that shortens a normal cycle to just 30 minutes.

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