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31 Best Dishwashers (2017) for the money, Across All Price Segments

Dishwasher 2017

Even though it took a time to reach to more than 75% households in USA and Germany, Dishwasher is now one of those several machines which make our life easier, and without which we cannot even imagine our lives. From the humble beginning with an electric motor in 1929, during the 1950s it rode the post World War II economic boom and then attached itself to a pre-integrated machine to the hugely successful wall to wall kitchen countertops.

During the same time it got developed, and now it comes in different types with unique and exclusive functionality. Earlier mainly plastic was used, but nowadays majority of dishwashers are stainless steel dishwashers. Let’s explore totally 31 top rated dishwashers. Each one is special in its way. Maybe you will find your best dishwasher for the money. The below list is divided into three categories as below:

  • Premium segment. This segment has dishwashers priced from $1000 to $2000. Typical customers of these machines are wealthy or upper middle-class people. Due to high manufacturing and marketing costs of these devices, only big players dominate this segment. The dishwashers in this category are loaded with features.
  • Mid-segment. This prices in this segment start from $500 and end at $1000. Mid-segment is the central part where most of the sales happen. Hence it has many players and also many machines from these players in this price range. This pattern is same as any other consumer product.
  • Mass market segment. This segment comprises of all dishwashers below $500. Typically these dishwashers are either small in size or with only basic functions. These machines are generally targeted towards such customers who don’t require the full-fledged machine and many times they don’t even have the appropriate space and place to install the usually sized devices.

 

Let’s start off with Premium segment with $1000 to $2000 range of dishwashers.

 

Bosch SHE7PT55UC dishwasher, Price $1948.5

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This is one of the high end dishwashers from Bosch. It is made of stainless steel having racks constructed from Nylon. It has a tall tub interior design which enables it to wash number of dishes in one load. It comes with 5 was options for each wash cycle. Its upper rack and third rack are adjustable. It is full console dishwasher. Its flexible third rack and folding tines result in 30% more loading capacity.

Few unique, attractive and valuable features of this dishwasher are:

  • The noise of merely 42 dBA, which makes it the quietest brand in the USA.
  • RackMatic design offers 3 height levels for 9 possible rack positions. It allows shifting rack positions even when frames are loaded.
  • It has expandable wings on the flexible third rack which provides extra height to fit ramekins, measuring cups and other extra-large utensils.

Key specifications of this dishwasher are:

  • Number of wash cycles: 6
  • Tub Capacity: 16 Standard place settings
  • Number of racks: 3

 

 

Fisher & Paykel DD24DCTB tall series semi-integrated dishwasher, Price $1369.73

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This is again a tall type dishwasher. Similar to other dishwashers in this category this dishwasher also has adjustable racks.

 Few unique, attractive and valuable features of this dishwasher are:

  • It has Eco option which helps save on power
  • For optimal sanitization, it uses water heated to 163 degrees.

Key specifications of this dishwasher are:

  • Number of wash cycles: 9
  • Capacity of tub: 14 Standard place settings
  • Number of racks: 2

 

GE GSM2200VBB Spacemaker dishwasher, Price $1184.1

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This 24-inch dishwasher from GE is a full console dishwasher. It gives 2 options for each wash cycle. The entire machine is designed towards optimal and fast dish washing. For example, it comes with ‘hotStart’ option which provides optimal water temperature for reliable performance.

Few unique, attractive and valuable features of this dishwasher are:

  • It is energy star qualified, which means that it meets or exceeds the 2011 federal guidelines for energy efficiency. In simple words, it uses very less electricity which leads to not only power saving but also saving money on the electricity bills.
  • It has a 4 level power scrub wash system which cleans the utensils thoroughly.
  • It has Pirhana hard food disposer. So now you don’t need to remove the hard food from the utensils before placing them in the dishwasher. The hard food disposer will grind such hard food into small particles which can then be washed away.

Key specifications of this dishwasher are:

  • Number of wash cycles: 5
  • Capacity of tub: 14 Standard place settings
  • Number of racks: 2

Miele Futura Classic Series G4205SCSS dishwasher, Price $1099.00

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Even though little old, this dishwasher can be one of the best dishwashers 2017 also. The theme of this dishwasher is convenience and satisfaction.  The company claims that it is quietest in the market if tested on their rating system.

Few unique, attractive and valuable features of this dishwasher are:

  • Its “connect and protect” is a dual-waterproof system which shuts the water supply if it detects leakage or blockage.
  • Its unique ‘CleanAir’ drying technique by cleverly using room air to dry the utensils provides most efficient and hygienic drying.

Key specifications of this dishwasher are:

  • Number of wash cycles: 6
  • Capacity of tub: 16 Standard place settings
  • Number of racks: 2

 

GE Cafe Stainless Steel Built-In Dishwasher, Price $1038.65

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This Energy Star rated stainless steel dishwasher belongs to the café series which has one more dishwasher. This machine is the basic version in this series. It has 10 options for every wash cycle which include very unique options such as Sanitization, washes zone upper only, washes zone lower only and so on. Its sanitization is NSF certified. NSF International gives this certificate only for those products which meet the strict standards for public health protection.

Few unique, attractive and valuable features of this dishwasher are:

  • Like the other machines in this series, this dishwasher looks like a steel or metal pedestal. Therefore it can easily be kept anywhere, and it won’t bother at all.
  • It can clean bottles. It has jets for washing bottles and silverware, plus there are side jets for proper cleaning.

Key specifications of this dishwasher are:

  • Number of wash cycles: 5
  • Capacity of tub: 16 standard place Settings
  • Number of racks: 2

 

Fisher & Paykel DD24DCTW7 Semi-Integrated Dishwasher, Price $1008.45

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This semi-integrated dishwasher from Fisher & Paykel belongs to their DishDrawer Series. All machines in this series have drawer kind of system where the racks are located in the drawer. This machine has two drawers which have highly adjustable racks.

Few unique, attractive and valuable features of this dishwasher are:

  • This dishwasher has a good capacity. With this improvement now it can hold 7 place settings in each drawer, it can hold 13-inch plates on the top drawer, and it can hold 11.5-inch plates in the bottom drawer. This shows how roomy this dishwasher is.
  • The above is possible because of improvements in racking. In this machine, the racking is very flexible with the pitch and fold down adjustable tines, cup racks, and adjustable racks enable adjusting them in any of the ways to fit in the dishes at hand.

Key specifications of this dishwasher are:

  • Number of wash cycles: 9
  • Capacity of tub: 14 standard place Settings
  • Number of racks: 4

This finishes the premium segment.

Now let’s see the mid segment ($500 to $1000) dishwashers

Bosch SHS5AV55UC Ascenta Series Dishwasher, Price $921.48

Bosch SHS5AV55UC Ascenta Series DishwasherBUY NOW ON AMAZON

This stainless steel dishwasher belonging to Ascenta series is one of the top dishwashers from Bosch. It has Bosch’s usual but very useful features such as RackMatic which allows adjusting the upper rack to 9 different positions for three different heights that too when it is loaded. It is Star Energy compliant which translates to power and hence money saving.

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Few unique, attractive and valuable features of this dishwasher are:

  • Its overflow protection system remains alert 24/7, even when the machine is turned off. If it detects abnormally high water level in the tub, it immediately shuts the inlet and pumps the water out from the outlet hose thereby protecting water damage to the floor which can be pretty costly to rectify.
  • It has an extra drying option in which the machine dries for more time and at a higher temperature.

Key specifications of this dishwasher are:

  • Number of wash cycles: 6
  • Capacity of tub: 14 standard place Settings
  • Number of racks: 2

 

Bosch SHP68TL5UC 800 Series Dishwasher, Price $893.99

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This machine is loaded with features inside as well as outside. It offers 6 options for each wash cycle. If you are in a hurry then just go for the Express wash mode which takes a maximum of 30 minutes to do the dishes. You don’t have to worry about setting the right temperature because this machine will automatically measure the load size and accordingly use the appropriate temperature setting. There are many more features on this machine.

Few unique, attractive and valuable features of this dishwasher are:

  • In addition to the adjustable RackMatic upper rack, this dishwasher also has a 3rd adjustable rack which increases the machine’s load capacity.
  • The SpeedPerfect feature helps to reduce the time taken by cycles while cleaning dishes with the same efficiency.

Key specifications of this dishwasher are:

  • Number of wash cycles: 6
  • Capacity of tub: 16 standard place Settings
  • Number of racks: 3

 

GE GDT580SMFES Fully Integrated Dishwasher, Price $880.40

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This dishwasher is filled with features. For example, it has Piranha hard food disposer and also removable filters. It has a small hidden vent for air circulation when it is fan drying the dishes. This makes drying faster because the moisture can go out of the machine, and fresh air can come in. This dishwasher is Energy Star compliant, and it also has Tier I CCE rating.

Few unique, attractive and valuable features of this dishwasher are:

  • This dishwasher also has GEs advanced wash system in which it washes the dishes with 65% more power thereby removing the toughest soil in one go.
  • The upper rack can be quickly adjusted up to 2 inches up or down to make space for taller items and up to 10.5 inches plates. Despite this adjustment, the lower rack remains roomy enough to hold large platters.

Key specifications of this dishwasher are:

  • Number of wash cycles: 16
  • Capacity of tub: 4 standard place Settings
  • Number of racks: 2

 

Blomberg DWT55500SS stainless steel dishwasher, Price $879.00

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Like all other dishwashers from Blomberg, this dishwasher is also energy star qualified which conserves energy and also saves you money. It is a tall tub kind of dishwasher has stainless steel tub. The inner door is also made of stainless steel. This protects the dishwasher from heat and corrosion when it is rigorously washing your dishes. This gives longer life to this dishwasher.

Few unique, attractive and valuable features of this dishwasher are:

  • Three wash temperatures allow for efficient washing.
  • It has DMFS (Double Motion Float System) which helps prevent flooding.

Key specifications of this dishwasher are:

  • Number of wash cycles: 5
  • Capacity of tub: 14 Standard place settings
  • Number of racks: 3 with removable third rack

 

Bosch SHP65TL6UC 500 Fully Integrated Dishwasher, Price $821.00

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This is Bosch’s one of the high end dishwashers. It has everything that Bosch is proud of. For example, this machine is also super quiet (44 dBA) and has InfoLight technology. It also has RackMatic racks which are highly adjustable even when loaded.

Few unique, attractive and valuable features of this dishwasher are:

  • Usually, dishwashers of this size have 2 racks, but Bosch has packed another special rack in this dishwasher which increases the loading capacity.
  • It automatically measures the load size and adjusts the water temperature accordingly.

Key specifications of this dishwasher are:

  • Number of wash cycles: 5
  • Capacity of tub: 16 standard place Settings
  • Number of racks: 3

 

Fisher & Paykel DishDrawer DD24SCHTX7 Single Drawer Dishwasher, Price $809.00Fisher & Paykel DishDrawer DD24SCHTX7 Single Drawer DishwasherBUY NOW ON AMAZON

This stainless steel tall series semi-integrated dishwasher is a single drawer dishwasher. It has improved adjustable racks. It also gives Eco option with all cycles. This dishwasher complies to Energy Star as well as ADA requirements.

Few unique, attractive and valuable features of this dishwasher are:

  • Fisher & Paykel has improved racking in this dishwasher. The racks in this dishwasher are highly flexible, and so they can accommodate a large variety of dishes.
  • This dishwasher also has the flow through detergent dispenser and sanitization option at 163 degrees. Both of these ensure one of the best cleanings.

Key specifications of this dishwasher are:

  • Number of wash cycles: 9
  • Capacity of tub: 7 standard place Settings
  • Number of racks: 4

 

Frigidaire FFPD1821MB 18 Inch Portable Dishwasher, Price $809.00

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This is a portable type of dishwasher which means that it can be moved around and kept wherever convenient. It is energy star certified.

Few unique, attractive and valuable features of this dishwasher are:

  • It has one particular cycle called as ‘China/Crystal’ cycle which is designed for the delicate China for all your fragile utensils. In this cycle it reduces the water pressure by 30% which cleans properly but is gentle on such dishes.
  • For drying, it has one unique option in which the machine will not use heat to dry the dishes. This adds to power and money savings.

Key specifications of this dishwasher are:

  • Number of wash cycles: 6
  • Capacity of tub: 8 Standard place settings
  • Number of racks: 2

 

Maytag MDB5969SDH Fully Integrated Dishwasher, Price $808.50

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This dishwasher from Maytag gives 5 options for each wash cycle. It has a PowerBurst cycle which uses high-pressure water jet and hot steam to remove severely sticking food items. This dishwasher also has a 4 blade stainless steel chopper to grind away the solid food items. So now there is no need to scrape your utensils before using this dishwasher.

Few unique, attractive and valuable features of this dishwasher are:

  • It has a tiered upper rack which looks like seats in a stadium. This kind of design creates space for taller items. It creates extra space in lower rack also which is enough to place two pans measuring 9 inch x 13 inch
  • It provides an option to sanitise the utensils with steam which reduces food soil bacteria by 99.999%.

Key specifications of this dishwasher are:

  • Number of wash cycles: 5
  • Capacity of tub: 14 Standard place settings
  • Number of racks: 2

 

Bosch SHS5AV56UC 24″ Ascenta Dishwasher, Price $785.63

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This energy star rated dishwasher from Bosch is the most reliable dishwasher in this category and price point. It gives two options, Delay Start and Extra Dry, with every wash cycle. Extra Dry option is for those situations when you are unsatisfied with drying. This option increases the drying temperature as well the duration. So, the tough to dry dishes such as utensils made of plastic also dries well.

Few unique, attractive and valuable features of this dishwasher are:

  • Super quiet even on max load. It generates merely 46 dB noise. This is so quiet that many times people either forget that the machine is running, or they think that machine has stopped working or finished the cycle, and so they come and check. In other words, this machine is abnormally quiet for ordinary people. To help people know that machine is working and everything is hale and hearty, Bosch has built-in the InfoLight system which projects Red light on the floor when the machine is performing any wash cycle. After the wash cycle is finished, the light gets turned off.
  • RackMatic system on the upper rack which enables the rack to be adjusted to three different heights, and 9 different positions, that too when it is loaded.
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Key specifications of this dishwasher are:

  • Number of wash cycles: 6
  • Capacity of tub: 14 standard place Settings
  • Number of racks: 2

 

GE GIDDS-632124 Spacemaker Under-The-Sink Dishwasher, Price $764.10

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This dishwasher has all the things which are required in a good dishwasher. As it is from the SpaceMaker series of dishwashers, this also has the SpaceMaker upper rack which is removable. It makes 64 dBA noise which might be little bothersome if someone stands near the machine all the time. Otherwise, it should be pretty much okay.

Few unique, attractive and valuable features of this dishwasher are:

  • It has 4 level power scrub wash system. This gives spotlessly clean results even for the toughest soiled dishes.
  • It has automatic temperature control, self-cleaning filter and hard food disposer.

Key specifications of this dishwasher are:

  • Number of wash cycles: 5
  • Capacity of tub: 8 standard place Settings
  • Number of racks: 2

 

Fisher & Paykel DD24SCTX7 Semi-Integrated with Tall Tub and EZKleen Dishwasher, Price $709.00

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This dishwasher has Fisher & Paykel world’s first flow through detergent dispensing.  It has Eco option which works with all cycles. This dishwasher is Energy Star conformant; therefore it saves power as well as your money. In addition to being Energy Star compliant, this dishwasher also complies with ADA rules and regulations.

Few unique, attractive and valuable features of this dishwasher are:

  • Its sanitization option uses 163-degree hot water which results in 99.99% household bacteria free dishes.
  • It can hold a large plate and platters measuring up to 13 inches in diameter.

Key specifications of this dishwasher are:

  • Number of wash cycles: 9
  • Capacity of tub: 7 standard place Settings
  • Number of racks:

 

GE GDT545PSJSS Stainless Steel Built-in Fully Integrated Dishwasher, Price $693.5

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This stainless steel built-in fully integrated dishwasher from GE is GE’s most advanced dishwashers.  This makes it the most reliable dishwasher for what the dishwasher should do which is to wash dishes properly and efficiently. This dishwasher has 65% more cleaning power than other dishwashers. This intense power is delivered to both the racks, So, irrespective of where you keep the most soiled dish, it will definitely come out spic and span, and completely dry.

 

Few unique, attractive and valuable features of this dishwasher are:

  • One of its options is Steam Pre-wash. If this option is selected with any wash cycle, then before the wash cycle starts, the utensils are washed with hot steam which loosens tough to clean soils. Then the cycle takes over and removes it fully. This eliminates the need of soaking or pre-rinsing dishes.
  • Its feature called as ‘Wash Zones’ enables you to wash a half load in any of the racks, without compromising any cycle which is available for the full load washing.

Key specifications of this dishwasher are:

  • Number of wash cycles: 4
  • Capacity of tub: 16 standard place Settings
  • Number of racks: 2

 

Thorkitchen HDW2401SS Stainless Steel Built-In Dishwasher, Price $599.00

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This 24-inch stainless steel dishwasher from Thor kitchen comes with smart wash system which, depending on how badly the dishes are soiled, automatically selects the most appropriate washing cycle. It also has multiple water filters which help in efficient usage of water and also saving water.

Few unique, attractive and valuable features of this dishwasher are:

  • It has 4 spray arms. These help in extensive as well as efficient cleaning.
  • It produces only 45 dB noise which places this dishwasher in the quietest category of dishwashers.

Key specifications of this dishwasher are:

  • Number of wash cycles: 6
  • Capacity of tub: 14 Standard place settings
  • Number of racks: 3

 

Magic Chef Mcscd6W1 Countertop Dishwasher, Price $581.77

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This compact dishwasher from Magic Chef provides all the convenient features and functionalities of a full-size standard dishwasher. The compact size and the relevant features make it perfect for singles, couples, apartments or offices.

Few unique, attractive and valuable features of this dishwasher are:

  • It has flow meter water sensor which helps in efficient water usage.
  • The 55 dBA noise which it generates when in operation is not the quietest in the industry but still quite enough to not bother.

Key specifications of this dishwasher are:

  • Number of wash cycles: 5
  • Capacity of tub: 6 Standard place settings
  • Number of racks: 1

ECOAP SB 80 Equator Full sized Built-In Dishwasher, Price $555.91

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This energy star qualified fully integrated built-in dishwasher has tines and adjustable top rack. This allows you to load the machine to maximum for each use. High-temperature wash option heats up the water before using it for cleaning. This helps in properly removing tough and sticky food items.

Few unique, attractive and valuable features of this dishwasher are:

  • It has built-in diagnostics which can automatically find the problem as well as where it is. This comes handy when suddenly the dishwasher doesn’t work, but it is powered on.
  • Its delay start can ranges from 1 to 24 hours. So you can set it for any time in the coming 24 hours.

Key specifications of this dishwasher are:

  • Number of wash cycles: 5
  • Capacity of tub: 12 standard place settings
  • Number of racks: 2

 

SPT SD-9241SS-SPT 18 Inch Portable Dishwasher, Price $526.30

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This 18-inch stainless steel portable dishwasher from SPT aka, SunPenTown has energy star certification. This helps save electricity as well as your money. It can heat up and use water up to 154 degrees Fahrenheit. It comes with ‘quick connect’ facility with which it can be connected to any standard sized kitchen faucet. This eliminates the need for direct plumbing or permanent installation, again adding to its portability.

Few unique, attractive and valuable features of this dishwasher are:

  • 55 dB noise level when in operation. This level though not less, but it is less enough.
  • 1 to 24 hours time delay feature, error and rinse aid warning indicators.

Key specifications of this dishwasher are:

  • Number of wash cycles: 6
  • Capacity of tub: 8 standard place settings
  • Number of racks: 2

These were some examples of top mid segment dishwashers.

Below is the mass market segment which consists of all dishwashers below $500.

Blomberg DW24100W Dishwasher, Price $499.00

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This is a standard sized dishwasher from Blomberg. It has a sleek finish with a cool looking LCD panel for display of machine status and for controlling it. As with all dishwashers from Blomberg, this dishwasher also is Energy Star compliant.

Few unique, attractive and valuable features of this dishwasher are:

  • It has half load function which should be used when the machine is partially loaded. When this function is switched on, the machine uses lesser power and water therefore; it is suitable for less number of dishes.
  • DMFS (Double Motion Float System) prevents flooding of the insides of a dishwasher.
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Key specifications of this dishwasher are:

  • Number of wash cycles: 12
  • Capacity of tub: 14 standard place Settings
  • Number of racks: 2

 

Avanti DWE1813B 18 Inch Full Console Dishwasher, Price $491.4

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This dishwasher from Avanti products is energy star compliant. Therefore it helps save power and money. Its digital controls are easy to use. Being full console type, it looks elegant. It doesn’t waste energy for drying by heat. It rather uses vented type of drying. This small little machine can also effortlessly do heavy duty washing.

Few unique, attractive and valuable features of this dishwasher are:

  • Its three stage water filtering system leads to efficient usage of water. Therefore it not only saves water, but it also saves you money.
  • Even though it is small in size, it does wash all types of dishes including silverware for which it has a separate basket.

Key specifications of this dishwasher are:

  • Number of wash cycles: 4
  • Capacity of tub: 8 standard place Settings
  • Number of racks: 2

 

Frigidaire FGBD2434PW Full Console Dishwasher, Price $479

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This is the standard 24-inch dishwasher with tall tub design. This dishwasher is designed, built and engineered in the USA by mainly American workers who know the exact need and requirements of American citizens. It will not be an exaggeration to say that this machine is built by the USA for its use in own country.

Few unique, attractive and valuable features of this dishwasher are:

  • It has stay put doors, which means that the door will remain open at whatever angle you would have left it.
  • This is one of the very few dishwashers which carry the NSF certification for sanitization effectiveness. Getting NSF certified means that the machine can remove 99.99% of common household bacteria.

Key specifications of this dishwasher are:

  • Number of wash cycles: 4
  • Capacity of tub: 14 standard place Settings
  • Number of racks: 2

 

Fisher & Paykel DD24SDFTX7 Semi Integrated Dishwasher, Price $445.96

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This energy star compliant semi-integrated dishwasher from Fisher & Paykel has world’s first flow through detergent dispenser. It also provides the option to sanitise dishes with 163-degree hot water. The top racks are adjustable which creates space for larger or taller utensils.

Few unique, attractive and valuable features of this dishwasher are:

  • Has Eco option with all wash cycles.
  • Can hold plates of 13 inch and higher diameter.

Key specifications of this dishwasher are:

  • Number of wash cycles: 9
  • Capacity of tub: 7 standard place Settings
  • Number of racks: 4

 

Danby DDW1809W1 18 Inch Full Console Dishwasher, Price $410.00

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This dishwasher from Danby is energy star compliant, meaning it will use much lesser electricity, thereby saving power as well as your money. Even though it has two trays, it has only one spray arm, but surprisingly it cleans as good as similar machines with two spray arms.

Few unique, attractive and valuable features of this dishwasher are:

  • It has built-in water softener system which helps a lot if your tap water is little hard.
  • It supports 4 temperature settings which help in choosing the most optimal temperature depending on the dishes.

Key specifications of this dishwasher are:

  • Number of wash cycles: 6
  • Capacity of tub: 8 standard place Settings
  • Number of racks: 2

 

 EdgeStar Countertop Portable Dishwasher, Price $279

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This entire price range is for those people who want to buy a cheap & best dishwasher. For them, this is a good choice. It is countertop dishwasher is only 17 inches high. It means that it can fit in most cabinetry. This makes it ideal for bachelors, couples, offices, etc. It comes with the quick connect facility and 5-foot hose. With this, it can be installed anywhere quickly even though the faucet is 5 feet away.

Few unique, attractive and valuable features of this dishwasher are:

  • Compared to similar dishwashers, this dishwasher uses 60% lesser power.
  • Even though it is small in size, it does have a powerful spray arm and a water heater which together can perfectly clean worst soiled dishes

Key specifications of this dishwasher are:

  • Number of wash cycles: 6
  • Capacity of tub: 6 standard place Settings
  • Number of racks: 1

 

Koldfront 6 Place Setting Portable Countertop Dishwasher, Price $259.00

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This is an excellent alternative to EdgeStar Countertop dishwasher. Similar to EdgeStar this energy star compliant dishwasher is also 17-inch high and therefore it is perfect for singles or couples or office kitchen purpose. This is another cheap & best dishwasher in this category

Few unique, attractive and valuable features of this dishwasher are:

  • Even though it is 17-inch high, it can wash plates having 10.5-inch diameter
  • When it’s operated it makes 55 +/- 3 dB noise. This is quite alright and not disturbing.

Key specifications of this dishwasher are:

  • Number of wash cycles: 6
  • Capacity of tub: 6 standard place Settings
  • Number of racks: 1

 

 

Midea MDC3203DWW3A Countertop Dishwasher, Price $236.45

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Similar to other dishwashers of this category, this countertop dishwasher from Midea is ideal for places like dormitories, apartments, etc. It merely needs a small space, a power point with 60 inches and a water faucet within 60 inches range. At 53 dB, It is little quieter than other countertop dishwashers. We can say that this is one of the best dishwasher for the money.

Few unique, attractive and valuable features of this dishwasher are:

  • Even though it is a countertop dishwasher, for cleaning it uses the same water pressure as the standard dishwashers. Thus it gives the same wash quality as the bigger counterparts.
  • It comes with the quick connect facility which means that it can be connected quickly to any standard sized faucet without needing permanent installation or plumbing.

Key specifications of this dishwasher are:

  • Number of wash cycles: 6
  • Capacity of tub: 6 standard place Settings
  • Number of racks: 1

 

SPT SD-2201W Countertop Dishwasher, Price $232.84

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This is another brilliant machine from SPT. It is one of the most top rated dishwashers in this category of countertop dishwashers. This dishwasher is little bigger than 17 inches but not that big that it cannot fit into small cabinets. Similar to other dishwashers in this category, people living alone or as a couple, or in the dormitory will find this dishwasher to be very useful.

Few unique, attractive and valuable features of this dishwasher are:

  • At 55 dB when operating at full load at heavy wash cycle, this is a quiet dishwasher. It will not be surprising that people find it too quiet when using it partially loaded and running Gentle cycles such as glass cycle.
  • It has automatic detergent and rinses agent dispensers.

Key specifications of this dishwasher are:

  • Number of wash cycles: 6
  • Capacity of tub: 6 standard place Settings
  • Number of racks: 1

 

At Last

As evident above, each of these dishwashers tries hard to win over another in its category.

Despite it being such a narrow use-case of washing and drying utensils, the manufacturing companies have innovated tremendously in different directions.

Someone is great in making super quiet machines which are so quiet that they have extra lights to indicate that they are working. Some other are incredibly talented in making machines look amazing.

The third manufacturer focuses mainly on price and doesn’t enter high-end market, and so on.

So, which of these machines are your best dishwashers 2017?

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