The Best Top Load Washing Machines of 2022
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The Best Top Load Washing Machines of 2022

Top load washers keep improving their technology, and this year is no exception. Our experts have chosen three of the best top load washing machines, each offering valuable and unique features to make it easier for you to get your laundry clean. From Maytag's Power Impeller™, to LG's TurboWash® technology, to Samsung's shallower EZ Access wash tub, you're going to find features that you won't want to live without. Here are the best top load washing machines of 2022:

Maytag MVW7232HW

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This 28-in. smart top load washer from Maytag has a 5.3 cu. ft. capacity and 13 wash cycles to choose from, including a Quick Wash cycle to clean small, lightly soiled loads in 30 minutes, and a Sanitize with Oxi cycle to remove 99.9% of household bacteria from your laundry. Boost the power and stain fighting of any cycle using the Extra Power button. Maytag® Commercial Technology ensures that your unit is built with high quality, commercial grade parts that will run perfectly year after year. Durable parts of this machine include the direct drive motor, stainless steel wash basket, the Power™ Impeller, which pumps out detergent and water during the wash cycle, and the slow-close glass lid. A built-in water faucet helps you rinse away loose dirt, and you can also fill the tub for a soak before your cycle begins. Choose the Deep Fill option when you need extra water to break down and rinse away tough stains. This smart washer can be operated and monitored remotely using your smartphone. You can receive cycle notifications, personalized Smart Tips, and easy troubleshooting steps. Want to personalize your cycles even more? Access specialty cycles through the Maytag app, and save your favorites. This American-made washing machine is ENERGY STAR® certified, saving you money on your energy bills.

LG WT7300CW

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This 27-in. smart top load washer from LG has a 5.0 cu. ft. capacity, 8 wash cycles to choose from, and cycle spins up to 950 RPM. You can count on the lasting quality of LG's DirectDrive™ Motor, which uses fewer moving parts and operates very efficiently. The NeveRust™ stainless steel drum and washplate are also built for durability, while LoDecibel™ operation ensures less vibration and noise. Control your washing machine remotely thanks to LG Smart ThinQ®, which works with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa. You can also benefit from the SmartDiagnosis™ feature, saving you money on service calls by helping you diagnose problems over the phone or with an app on your smartphone. This ENERGY STAR® certified washer includes ColdWash™ technology, giving you cold water savings without sacrificing cleaning performance. Revolutionary TurboWash® technology allows you to save up to 20 minutes on larger loads of laundry, while still getting them very clean, and the Water Plus option lets you add more water to cut through tough stains. Even without the 14 extra options, this top load washing machine works beautifully using the SenseClean™ system, SmartRinse™ jet spray system, and automatic water level adjustment, taking all the guesswork out of laundry day.

Samsung WA50R5200AW

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This 28-in. model from Samsung is one of the best top load washing machines of the year. It includes a 5 cu. ft. capacity, 10 wash cycles, and spin cycles of 750 RPM. The EZ Access drum is shallower, so you can reach the bottom easily to remove clothes and the swirl+ tub interior prevents snagging during washes, protecting your clothing. A soft-close lid closes safely and gently every time you use it. VRT Plus™ technology helps reduce noise and vibration during operation, so doing the laundry won't be a noisy task. If you have heavily stained clothes, use the built-in Active WaterJet faucet to rinse and pretreat them with the touch of a button. Select the Deep Fill option before starting your cycle for extra water that will help increase cleaning performance. Self Clean technology keeps the washer tub fresh, removing dirt and bacteria without using harsh chemicals. If you experience any problems with your washer, troubleshoot issues from your smartphone using Smart Care, which offers quick solutions to common problems. This ENERGY STAR® certified washer includes a safety Child Lock as well as audio assistance and Braille on the control panel.

Related Questions

How long should a washing machine last?

You can expect a washing machine to last about 10 years with proper care and maintenance by the user.

What size washer do I need to wash a king size comforter?

A lightweight or medium-weight king size comforter requires a washing machine with at least a 3.7 cu. ft. capacity. A heavy-weight king size comforter requires a washer capacity of at least 4.2 cu. ft.