Washing machines

Find the best washing machine for your home with our buying guide and test results. 

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Find the best washing machine for your home with our buying guide and test results. 

Ready to buy a washing machine?

Check out our test results to find the right machine for you.

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We’ve also asked our members about their washing machines. This helps us identify Top Brands, which are more likely to perform well and go the distance.

Before you hit the shops, there are some things to think about.

  • Type: Our tests show front loaders perform better. If you’re worried one won’t suit your requirements, check out 7 myths debunked.
  • Capacity: To calculate what size washing machine you need, weigh the maximum load you wash. Read more about measuring capacity under 'Things to consider'.
  • Price: Additional features affect the price, but a higher price doesn't always equal better performance.
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Washing machine buying guide

Know what to look for when you're shopping for a washing machine.

Read the guide