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Best dishwasher we’ve ever tested tops latest Which? tests

Two other new Best Buy dishwashers also uncovered


Find out which newly-tested dishwasher will leave your plates and cutlery sparkling

A newly tested dishwasher has stormed our tests, earning an unprecedented overall test score of 85%. In total six dishwashers from popular brands Electrolux, Miele and Whirlpool went head-to-head in our latest round of testing, with three doing so well we’ve named them Best Buys.

The new Best Buys join 22 existing Best Buys we’ve uncovered from more than 100 models tested.

Head straight to our Best Buy dishwashers to see the full list of top-scoring models.

New dishwashers reviewed

Our dishwasher group test included models from both ends of the price scale. The affordable Bush DWFS146SS, £190, is designed to be incorporated in a built-in kitchen and has handy features that include a child lock and electronic display. At £1035, the Miele G6260SCVi (also fully integrated) is five times more expensive. As you’d expect, this premium model has flashy features including an ‘AutoOpen’ door, which allows steam to escape (to help with drying). Are you on the market for a Miele model? Head straight to our Miele dishwasher reviews.

But which model does the basics the best? We tested how well each dishwasher cleans and dries, and whether it will leave your cutlery and crockery covered with unsightly watermarks. Noise, ease of use and energy efficiency all feed into our test scores too – only models that are strong all-rounders earn our Best Buy recommendation. The test scores in our latest group test range from a paltry 47% all the way up to the extraordinary 85% earned by the new top scorer.

Which? dishwashers expect Yvette Fletcher said: ‘If you’re looking for a dishwasher that will take care of your cutlery and crockery rather than leaving you drying or rewashing things by hand, our reviews can really help. The new Best Buys each offer impressive cleaning power.’

Dishwashers on test

The full list of dishwashers we’ve just reviewed and rated is below.

Full-sized freestanding dishwashers
Miele G6200 BK – £729
Whirlpool ADP720WH – £279

Full-sized fully integrated dishwashers
Bush DWFS147SS – £190
Electrolux ESL8510RO – £470
Miele G4960SCVi – £820
Miele G6260SCVi – £1035

Prices correct as of 30 July 2015.

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