LG Efficiency Top Load Washer

Last updated date: April 1, 2019

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In our analysis of 34 expert reviews, the LG LG Efficiency Top Load Washer placed 3rd when we looked at the top 9 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

Editor's Note April 1, 2019:
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Expert Summarized Score
4 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
1,299 user reviews
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What experts liked
Our test results showed that TurboWash can deliver. It's a special spray program that helps quicken a cycle without losing any performance.
- Reviewed
January 16, 2019 | Full review
This recommended LG high-efficiency top-loader, the type without an agitator, boasts one of the larger capacities–claimed to be 5.2 cubic feet. Our tests found that a king-size comforter readily fits in any washer with a capacity over 4.5 cu. ft. Available in white, the LG does a very good job cleaning, is relatively quiet, and scores Excellent in water-efficiency. Energy efficiency is impressive, in part because this washer's tub spins faster than an agitator's, extracting more water and shortening dryer time.
- Consumer Reports
It has large capacity, user-friendly and has good performance.
- Best Review Guide
October 3, 2018 | Full review
It’s a high-efficiency (HE) model that only uses a few more gallons of water per load than our main pick. The cleaning performance is pretty strong, at least with small-to-medium loads.
- New York Times Wirecutter
What experts didn't like
However, the 30-minute Normal cycle only works with about one basket of laundry, any more and you're looking at an hour.
- Reviewed
January 16, 2019 | Full review
But like many top-loaders we tested, this one isn't so gentle on fabrics.
- Consumer Reports
A bit rough on the laundry and high water consumption.
- Best Review Guide
October 3, 2018 | Full review
Top loaders don't clean as thoroughly or gently or efficiently as front-loaders
- New York Times Wirecutter

From The Manufacturer

5.2 Cu.Ft. NeveRust Stainless Steel Drum. 14 Cycles / 14 Options / 5 Temperatures. Matching Dryer Model: DLE1501W. Dimensions (WHD): 27" X 44 1/2" X 28 3/8".

Overall Product Rankings

1. Kenmoore Top Load Washer
Overall Score: 9.3
Expert Reviews: 3
3. LG Efficiency Top Load Washer
Overall Score: 8.2
Expert Reviews: 4
4. Black + Decker BPWM09W Portable Washer
Overall Score: 7.9
Expert Reviews: 3
5. Maytag MVWB765FW Top Load Washer
Overall Score: 7.8
Expert Reviews: 5
6. Kenmore 2622352 Top Load Washer 4.2 Cu Ft
Overall Score: 7.8
Expert Reviews: 4
7. Amana Top Load Washer
Overall Score: 7.7
Expert Reviews: 4
9. Kenmore 2626132 Top Load Washer 4.8 Cu Ft
Overall Score: 7.2
Expert Reviews: 2

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