Dishwashers that really do the job

Based on 2,237 opinions
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Performance is the single most discussed factor in user opinions on dishwashers. Consumers are clearly fed up with spending hundreds (or even thousands) of dollars on a dishwasher and ending up with almost-clean, dripping wet dishes. Buzzrake examined numerous user opinions to find out which dishwashers you can count on to do their job well. The vast majority of opinions showed that the most efficient dishwashers are the standard-sized models. Users report that the smaller portable and countertop units don't perform nearly as well. In addition, integrated models receive significantly higher performance scores than their full-console counterparts on average. Opinions also show that the most efficient dishwashers are not necessarily the most expensive models, but they aren't budget-priced either: the MSRPs of the leading products average at around $720, which is within the medium price range. When it comes to brands, the clear winners are LG and GE, with 2 models each on the list of 15 Most Efficient Dishwashers. However, Danby dishwashers are a big no-no if performance really matters to you.

Top Efficient Dishwashers

Buzzrake conducted a thorough analysis of the collected opinions and produced the following rankings for the Most Efficient Dishwashers. Buzzrake considered how the dishwasher's performance is mentioned by users, and how frequently.
#1 rated in efficient: LG 24" Fully Integrated Dishwasher, scored 96/10096

1. LG 24" Fully Integrated Dishwasher

According to users, the LG 24" Fully Integrated Dishwasher is the most efficient and the #1 best dishwasher on the market. This integrated unit is both Energy Star and NSF certified. It offers 7 wash programs and a fairly large capacity of 14 place settings. It tops the charts for several factors: it is ranked #1 for customer satisfaction, #2 for quality and #2 for interior design.
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#2 rated in efficient: Whirlpool Gold Series 24" Built-In Dishwasher, scored 95/10095

2. Whirlpool Gold Series 24" Built-In Dishwasher

The Whirlpool Gold Series 24" Built-In Dishwasher was chosen by users as the #2 most efficient dishwasher, as well as the #1 best dishwasher by Whirlpool. It features integrated controls, 6 wash programs and a capacity of 14 place settings. It is Energy Star and NSF qualified. Users rank this model the #8 best among all models. It receives good scores for most categories, including quality and customer satisfaction.
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#3 rated in efficient: LG 24" Built-in Dishwasher, scored 92/10091

3. LG 24" Built-in Dishwasher

The LG 24" Built-in Dishwasher comes in 3rd for efficiency among all dishwasher models. This unit is semi-integrated and offers 5 wash programs. It is Energy Star rated and can hold up to 14 place settings. This dishwasher was chosen as the #2 LG model. It rates above average for almost every category, and receives exceptionally high customer satisfaction scores.
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