Dishwashers: money buys quality, right?

Based on 639 opinions
Our winners are
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Not quite.
Buzzrake examined thousands of user opinions on dishwashers to determine the best quality models on the market. A quick look at the leading products (shown below) indicates that a dishwasher's price is not necessarily reflective of its overall quality: while the top 2 products on the list are luxury priced at over $1000, products #3 and #4 both have budget-friendly prices (under $600). Opinions also show that standard built-in dishwashers are usually of higher quality than countertop units, especially the larger models with capacities of at least 14 place settings. In addition, users recommend looking for the Energy Star sticker when buying a new dishwasher. Not only is this sticker a good indicator of quality, but buying Energy Star appliances can significantly reduce your electricity costs.
When it comes to specific brands, users rank Fisher & Paykel 1st for quality. LG is the second runner-up, followed closely by GE. Danby comes in last among the dishwasher brands.

Best Quality Dishwashers

Buzzrake conducted a thorough analysis of the collected opinions and produced the following rankings for the Best Quality dishwashers. Buzzrake took into account the frequency and manner in which the dishwasher's quality is mentioned by users.
#1 rated in quality: Fisher & Paykel DishDrawer 24" Built-In Dishwasher, scored 91/10091

1. Fisher & Paykel DishDrawer 24" Built-In Dishwasher

When it comes to quality, the Fisher & Paykel DishDrawer 24" Built-In Dishwasher is second to none. This semi-integrated double-drawer model is Energy Star qualified and offers 9 different wash programs. With a total capacity of 14 place settings, it is slightly larger than the average dishwasher. Users consider it the #1 Fisher and Paykel dishwasher, as well as the #4 most intuitive unit on the market. It receives great customer satisfaction ratings as well.
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#2 rated in quality: LG 24" Fully Integrated Dishwasher, scored 90/10090

2. LG 24" Fully Integrated Dishwasher

Opinions show that the #2 best quality dishwasher is the LG 24" Fully Integrated Dishwasher. This is a fully integrated unit that has a capacity of 14 place settings and 7 programs to choose from. It is Energy Star and NSF qualified. This product is extremely popular among users. It is ranked the #1 overall best, the #1 most efficient and the #2 best designed model on the market.
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#3 rated in quality: GE 24" Built-In Dishwasher, scored 90/10090

3. GE 24" Built-In Dishwasher

Users report that the GE 24" Built-In Dishwasher is the #3 highest quality dishwasher. It features a huge interior capacity (16 place settings) and 4 wash programs. It has a full-console design and an Energy Star certification. This dishwasher is considered the best GE model, as well as the 2nd best large dishwasher model. It receives exceptionally high scores for both customer satisfaction and performance.
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