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10 Best Top Loading Washers

A new top-loading washing machine is a huge investment for the home, which is why it’s crucial to purchase one of the best top-loading washers when the time comes. You want one with easy to understand controls, the right load capacity for your needs, quality parts and manufacturing, and most importantly, longevity and functionality. There are also many top load washing machines for small spaces, dorms, and apartments! Doing laundry doesn’t have to be a hassle with the right machine. Skip the laundromat and read on to learn about the specs and features of 10 of our favorite top-loading washers.

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1. TR3000WN 26 Inch Top Load Washer with 3.2 cu. ft. Capacity by Speed Queen

Speed Queen TR3000WN 26 Inch Top Load Washer with 3.2 cu. ft. Capacity, Stainless Steel Wash Tub, in White top-loading washers

This classic style affordable top load washer is simple in set up and design and gets the job done. Large capacity allows you to get a large load of laundry done quickly and thoroughly. The commercial-grade steel cabinet and stainless steel washtub are durable even for everyday laundry use.

 

2. Top Load Washer, White, 44-1/4″ H by Frigidaire

 

Top Load Washer, White, 44-1/4" H best top-loading washer

Frigidaire has long been known for high-quality appliances. This modern take on the traditional top load washing machine is a great, low-cost option for any household. It features a 4.1 Cu. Ft. capacity tub, 12 wash cycles, 5 soil levels, 4 temperatures, and a fabric softener dispenser. This is a high-efficiency washing machine, but to get a deeper clean with more water, the user can select the max fill option.

 

3. WTW4616FW 3.5 Cu. Ft. White Top Load Washer by Whirlpool

 

Whirlpool WTW4616FW 3.5 Cu. Ft. White Top Load Washer best top-loading washers

 

Made by another well-known name in washing machines, Whirlpool’s 3.5 cubit foot washing machine gets the job done right. Featuring classic dial controls, this machine has many different settings to choose from including 11 wash cycles and 5 temperature options. The dual action spiral agitator works the clothes vigorously for a deep clean. This washing machine also features a white porcelain tub and “add a garment” option that is great when you realize you left out something you need to wash right away!

 

4. 3.8 cu. ft. High-Efficiency White Top Load Washing Machine with Deep Fill Option by Maytag

 

Maytag 3.8 cu. ft. High-Efficiency White Top Load Washing Machine with Deep Fill Option best top-loading washer

Maytag has been making family trusted appliances for generations. This top-loading washing machine allows you to choose from high-efficiency water and energy-saving washes or the deep fill option that uses an entire tub full of water to clean. Featuring 12 wash cycles and 5 temperatures, there is not a type of laundry you can’t tackle with this excellent washer. 3.8 cubic foot stainless steel wash basket is rust-resistant and holds a large capacity of clothing at a time.

 

5. NTW4516FW 3.5 Cu. Ft. White Top Load Washer by Amana

 

Amana NTW4516FW 3.5 Cu. Ft. White Top Load Washer best top-loading washer

 

Another high quality cheap top-loading washing machine, this appliance from Amana features dial controls, 8 wash cycles, 2 wash speeds, 5 temperatures, and 700 rpm spin speed. Choose from low water usage or deep fill to use the amount of water you desire to wash your clothes. The sleek white finish and rounded edges make this an attractive, functional upgrade from the boxy machines of the past.

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6. GTW465ASNWW Top Loading Washer with Stainless Steel Basket, 4.5 Cu. Ft. Capacity by GE

 

GE GTW465ASNWW Top Loading Washer with Stainless Steel Basket, 4.5 Cu. Ft. Capacity, 14 Cycles, White, best top-loading washer

 

Another trusted name in appliances, GE makes high-quality top-loading washing machines you can count on. This model features 14 wash cycles, 2nd rinse cycle, speed wash, dual-action agitation, deep fill mode, and 750 rpm spin cycle. The deep fill option on this machine allows you to control your desired level of water at the touch of a button. 4.5 cubic foot capacity makes room for even the busiest laundry day.

 

7. GTW330ASKWW Top Loading Washer with Stainless Steel Basket, 3.8 Cu. Ft. Capacity by GE

 

GE GTW330ASKWW Top Loading Washer with Stainless Steel Basket, 3.8 Cu. Ft. Capacity, 11 Cycles, White, best top-loading washer

 

This smaller model from GE features 11 wash cycles to choose from, electronic touch controls for easy settings selection, and a rust-proof stainless steel wash basket. Equipped to loosen even the toughest stains, laundry day has never been easier with this machine. 3.8 cubic ft capacity allows you to wash a normal-sized load at a time.

 

8. GTW750CSLWS Washer with Stainless Steel Basket, 5.0 Cu. Ft. Capacity by GE

 

GE GTW750CSLWS Washer with Stainless Steel Basket, 5.0 Cu. Ft. Capacity, 13 Cycles with Water Station, White, best top-loading washer

 

This GE top load washing machine is high capacity and high efficiency. Branded as an energy star appliance, this washer saves water and power while still helping you get one of the most tedious household chores done quickly and easily. 5.0 cubic ft capacity tackles extra-large loads of laundry. Choose from 13 cycles, and control your washer from your smartphone with WI-FI connectivity. The stainless steel basket is rust-resistant for longevity. This machine also features a water station, which allows you to pre-soak your heavily stained or soiled sundries.

 

9. TR5000WN 26 Inch Top Load Washer with 3.2 cu. ft. Capacity, Stainless Steel Wash Tub by Speed Queen

 

Speed Queen TR5000WN 26 Inch Top Load Washer with 3.2 cu. ft. Capacity Stainless Steel Wash Tub, White best top-loading washer

 

A basic, trustworthy, get-the-job-done top loading washing machine! This machine is no-frills and all quality. This machine features a “time remaining” display to show you the time left on your wash cycle, as well as a full tub wash and rinse for the ultimate clean. The durable stainless steel wash tub protects your clothes from damage and resists rust for the longevity of the machine. Additional features include a no-locking lid for easy adding of garments and 210-degree agitation for thorough washing.

 

10. Full-Automatic Mini Multifunctional Washing Machine Portable Compact Design 10 LB Top Load Laundry Washer/Spinner w/Drain Pump by ZENSTYLE

 

ZENSTYLE Full-Automatic Mini Multifunctional Washing Machine Portable Compact Design 10 LB Top Load Laundry Washer/Spinner w/Drain Pump, 5.74 FT Power Cord, 6.57 FT Inlet Hose best top-loading washer

If space is an issue, this portable apartment-style washing machine is the perfect addition to your home. These portable top load washing machines go where traditional machines can’t and don’t force you to sacrifice quality for the convenience of washing your clothes at home. Simply plug in, attach to a compatible faucet, and drain into your washing machine pipe or even the sink or tub. Features include: child lock, LED settings selection, 10 programs to choose from, and 8 water levels. This machine is a lightweight 48 pounds and can be transported easily from place to place, making it one of the best top-loading washers.

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By BCR Staff

August 2019