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When you’re on the hunt for a new appliance, it’s not a bad idea to compare several models from different brands to make sure you’re getting exactly what you want — and at a price in your budget. To help you in your search, we list some of the leading appliance brands and where you can find them.


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1. Whirlpool

Whirlpool has earned a reputation as being one of the most reliable appliance brands around. This brand especially shines when it comes to washers and dryers, but don’t overlook it for your major kitchen appliances, too.

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stainless steel two load washer

2. LG

Although best known for its electronics, LG is a stand-out appliance brand as well, holding several JD Power awards for its home appliances, which include washers, dryers, refrigerators, dishwashers and ranges.

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3. Samsung

Samsung has made a name for itself as a high-tech brand that offers the latest and greatest in smart home compatible appliances and electronics. While you might pay a bit more for a Samsung appliance than other leading brands, you can rest assured you’re working with a trusted, reliable brand.

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4. Frigidaire

This brand continually places high among the ranks of refrigerators and freezers, although Frigidaire also offers other appliances.

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5. Bosch

Bosch came in second place for a number of the J.D. Power awards that LG ultimately snagged. This brand is best known for its ovens, ranges and cooktops.

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stainless steel dishwasher

6. Miele

Although less known in the US, this German brand produces high-quality appliances that earn awards year after year. Miele dishwashers, washers, dryers and wall ovens are known for being incredibly reliable.

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7. Maytag

Maytag is one of the biggest names in laundry appliances, which are known to be reliable and require very little service.

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8. Kenmore

If you’re looking for a more budget-friendly appliance that’s similar in make and quality as other top brands, Kenmore is worth looking at. These appliances are sold by Sears, but you can also find them on Amazon.

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Bottom line

It’s worth comparing a few of the leading brands when shopping for new appliances. Check for reliability and energy efficiency ratings to help you find the best fit for your household.

Head to Appliance Finder for more appliance buying guides, financing tips and side-by-side comparisons.

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