Best Washer Dryer 2021 – Buyer’s Guide

A good washer-dryer combo is one of the best 2-in-1 appliances designed to make your life that little bit easier.

They combine a washing machine with a tumble dryer in just one machine, so that you can pop dirty clothes into the drum and then keep the ones which need essential drying in there for the next cycle, before they’re ready to iron.

We’ve written some reviews of the best all-in-one washer dryers around and rated them for their performance, price and efficiency, so that you can make the right decision for your lifestyle when choosing your new appliance. Think about things such as capacity, where the machine will be situated as well as the clothing you’ll have to care for.

The Best Washer Dryer Combinations – Our Top Picks

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  • Dimensions: 84.8 x 59.8 x 59 cm
  • Washing Capacity: 7kg
  • Drying Capacity: 4kg
  • Spin Speed: 1400 RPM
  • Energy Rating: A
  • Noise Level: Drying 61 dB/Spin 74 dB/Wash 46 dB
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  • Dimensions: 85 x 60 x 65 cm
  • Washing Capacity: 9kg
  • Drying Capacity: 6kg
  • Spin Speed: 1400 RPM
  • Energy Rating: A
  • Noise Level: Wash 54 dB/Spin 73 dB/Dry 62 dB
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  • Dimensions: 85 x 59.5 x 60.5 cm
  • Washing Capacity: 7kg
  • Drying Capacity: 5kg
  • Spin Speed: 1400 RPM
  • Energy Rating: A
  • Noise Level: Wash 54 dB/Spin 84 dB/Dry 59 dB
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Best Freestanding Washer Dryers

Samsung Ecobubble WD90J6410AX/EU

Roomy and aesthetically pleasing, with plenty of extra features to keep running costs low and performance high.

Looking for something smart and roomy that will tackle big loads? This sophisticated offering from Samsung looks a lot more expensive than it is, and will wash and dry up to 6 kg. However, it’s quite a big machine, so make sure you have the space for it.

It uses ‘ecobubble’ technology, which is a jazzed up way of saying it gets really foamy and bubbly in there, and this surfeit of bubbles helps to better penetrate and remove stains. This actually has quite good results, and means you can use a lower heat setting to save energy.

It has a range of different functions, including a quick wash, a super eco wash and – our favourite – an air refresh function. For when your clothes don’t need a full wash but you just want to freshen them up, this feature uses hot air to get rid of smells and make your c