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Best Dishwasher of 2020

Based on

3000+ reviews

Updated on

Feb 25, 2020

Ratings generated based on

  • Predicted reliability
  • Owner satisfaction
  • Washing
  • Drying
  • Energy use
  • Noise
  • Cycle time (min.)
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Best 10 Dishwasher in 2020

#1

WINNER

  • Delay start function for convenient washing cycle

  • User-friendly controls

  • Very positive reviews

  • Normal wash cycle is longer than other models

  • Larger dish sizes may not fit

  • Quite bulky


#2

  • Easy to use and clean

  • Makes less noise

  • Easy to program

  • Heated dry cycle doesn’t dry

  • None of the various drying settings actually work



#4

  • Seven washing programs including baby care

  • Built-in fan that dries the load

  • Makes no noise

  • Dishwasher is too tall

  • Bit difficult to use

  • Drying is really slow due to the small space


#5

  • Filter system helps to gets rid of food waste and debris

  • Versatile nine wash cycles

  • Adjustable height racks

  • No variable spray pressure

  • It cannot steam wash


Feature wise top Dishwasher

Predicted reliability

Danby DDW611WLED Countertop...

Owner satisfaction

EdgeStar DWP62WH 6 Place...

Washing

Fisher Paykel DD24DAX9...

Drying

Fisher Paykel DD24DAX9...

Energy use

SPT SD-2224DS Countertop...

#6

  • Separate liquid spot remover compartment

  • Decent performance

  • Six standard place setting

  • Bit difficult to disassemble the filter

  • Poor performance in drying dishes

  • No indicator light for drying portion


#7

  • Runs very quietly

  • Six standard place setting

  • Decent performance

  • No indicator light for drying portion

  • Poor performance in drying dishes

  • Bit difficult to disassemble the filter


#8

  • Runs very quietly

  • Six standard place setting

  • Decent performance

  • No indicator light for drying portion

  • Poor performance in drying dishes

  • Bit difficult to disassemble the filter


#9

  • Push button controls

  • Adjustable rinse aid dispenser

  • LED display

  • Difficult to get parts or service

  • Power cord is only 5 feet long

  • No heated dry cycle


#10

  • Impressive cleaning performance

  • Reliable product quality

  • Makes less noise

  • No mounting option

  • Only available in white color

  • Poor energy efficiency rating

Guide to buying a Countertop Microwave Oven

Microwave ovens are all about convenience. Whether you want to reheat leftovers, make tea or coffee, cook a fresh meal or just make popcorn for a movie marathon, no other appliance makes it as easy as a microwave. To find the most suitable microwave, consider the types available and the capacity, before deciding on additional features.

Types of Microwave Ovens

Solo

A solo microwave oven is a basic or entry-level model. Solo microwave ovens are cheaper when compared to other microwave models, like grill or convection.

Grill microwave ovens

Grill microwave ovens are provided with additional grilling accessories. The microwave and grill functions can run simultaneously to make delicious grills in minutes. The grill microwave has heating coils that help in grilling, toasting or roasting.

Convection

A convection microwave has a fan that circulates heatwaves efficiently so that food can be cooked or baked faster and uniformly. Once the type of dish (code) is selected, along with its weight, the oven will automatically set the power and cooking time.

What should you look for when buying a Countertop Microwave Oven

 

Budget

Solo microwave ovens are cheaper when compared to other microwave models such as grill or convection. Solo microwave ovens are entry-level models for simple/limited cooking. Some countertop models are available with kits that give you a built-in look for less. Depending on your kitchen, you can choose from the countertop, over-the-range, and built-in microwaves that best suits your budget.

Space and location

To find the most suitable microwave, consider the types available and the capacity. The best large microwave we tested is 22 inches wide and 19 inches deep.

Type

Micro ovens are entry-level models for simple/limited cooking. Some countertop models are available with kits that give you a built-in look for less.

Auto cook menu

The Auto Cook Menu feature has preset programs to simplify the preparation of a variety of recipes. You can also program this mode manually by setting the power level and time.

Child lock

A convection microwave has a fan that circulates heatwaves efficiently. The oven will automatically set the power and cooking time.

Rotisserie

Typically, Microwave Ovens are provided with additional grilling accessories such as heating coils which help in grilling, toasting or roasting.

Defrost

Microwave Ovens have a fan that circulates heatwaves efficiently. It automatically set the power and cooking time allowing for the defrost function to unfreeze food quickly.

Timer

Microwave and grill functions can run simultaneously to make delicious grills in minutes. The Auto Cook Menu feature has preset programs to simplify the preparation of a variety of recipes.

Conclusion

Whether you want to warm leftovers, make soup, tea or coffee, make instant snacks like popcorn, or cook some kebabs or paneer tikka, no other appliance makes it as easy as a microwave. Think about the space and location where the microwave works best for you and about available space. Depending on your kitchen, you can choose from the countertop, over-the-range, and built-in microwaves.

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