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A washing machine will clean your laundry, but then it won’t be dry. The most energy-efficient way to dry your laundry is to hang it up. But that takes a long time and takes up a lot of space. Don’t have that time or space? Then a good tumble dryer is the way to go! Are you looking for the best tumble dryer of 2022? You can read everything you need to know about finding the clothes dryer that best suits you and your household here.
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Do you need a new clothes dryer, and would like the best? You’ve come to the right place! From extensive research by the Consumers’ Association, Miele, Bosch, Siemens, AEG and Samsung are the best brands for clothes dryers. Washing machines of these brands are often more expensive to buy, but you also get something in return. In terms of ease of use, longevity and drying quality, you can expect more from these brands.
In the list below you will find the best tumble dryers available at this time. In making this selection we have looked at the fill weight, energy class, noise level and different programs. This is the top 10 best tumble dryers of 2022.

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An energy-saving dryer has energy label A and uses less energy. When you invest in an energy-efficient dryer, you almost always recoup this investment.
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A large family requires a larger dryer, and also a higher fill weight. A smaller family will suffice with a dryer with a smaller fill weight.
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Best buy tumble dryer

The fact that Miele, Bosch, Siemens, AEG and Samsung are the best brands for tumble dryers does not mean that they also have the best buy in their range. Dryers of these brands are generally much more expensive, especially Miele scores poorly when it comes to value for money, according to research by the Consumers’ Association. Do you need a new tumble dryer and want to know what the best buy is? Then take a look at our top 5 now!

Best buy washer dryer; what to look for

You should not underestimate buying a new tumble dryer. Not only because of the price, but also because there is more to it than you might think. Dryers have a number of specifications that determine whether a particular dryer suits your family or not. Because sometimes you can’t see the wood for the trees when buying a dryer, we have compiled a list of tips for you. The following tips explain exactly what you need to consider when buying the best dryer for your household.
Types of dryers

There are different types of clothes dryers; the airflow dryer, the condenser dryer and the heat pump dryer. Airflow dryers are becoming less popular day by day because they have a very high energy consumption. The opposite is true for heat pump dryers; this type of dryer dries the most energy efficiently and is the most frequently sold. The condenser dryer is in between. The difference between the condenser dryer and the heat pump dryer is that the heat pump dryer works with a heat pump and a refrigerant, while the condenser dryer dries with a heating element. For this reason, the heat pump dryer uses less energy. In addition, the hot air from a condenser dryer can be harmful to your laundry. It will shorten the life of your clothes.

Condensate drain

Another way the airflow dryer differs from the condenser dryer and heat pump dryer is the condensate drain. The air dryer drains the moist air during drying through a hose to the outside. This is done through a window or a hole in the wall. With condenser dryers and heat pump dryers, most models give you the choice of drainage through the water drain or a reservoir. This is a condensate tray that collects the water, and you have to empty it into the sink after each drying cycle. If you have a water drainage system in the room where you will put your dryer, we recommend you use this option. This way you don’t have to worry about the moisture of the dryer. But if you don’t have a water drain there, the condensate pan is a very nice alternative.

Filling weight

The fill weight is one of the most important features of a clothes dryer. This is because it determines whether the size of the clothes dryer fits the size of your household or family. It indicates how many kilograms of laundry will fit in the drum. You want to buy a clothes dryer with an amount of fill weight that is proportional to the number of people in your household. Otherwise, it can make drying more difficult and increase your energy costs. That’s because with a clothes dryer that’s too small, you’ll have to wash more often, which means you’ll use more energy. And if the dryer is too big, you will have to save laundry or wash it with a half-empty drum – which is a shame because you will not get the most out of the energy consumption of the program. For this reason, we always recommend that you buy a tumble dryer with at least as much fill weight as your washing machine. That way, you can be sure that all your wet laundry fits in the dryer. Are you buying a new washer dryer and washing machine? Then use the overview below as an indication:

  1. A household of 1 or 2 people should buy a dryer with a 6 kg or 7 kg fill weight. A 6kg fill weight is not common for dryers, but a 7kg fill weight is.
  2. A family of 3 or 4 people will need a dryer with 8 kg fill weight. Most dryers have a fill weight of 8 kg.
  3. A family of 5 or more needs a dryer with 9 kg fill weight or more.
Energy rating
If you are looking for an energy-efficient dryer, you should look at the energy label. This indicates how efficiently the appliance dries. The type of dryer determines to a large extent how energy efficient it is. An air dryer has a high energy consumption, a condenser dryer slightly less and the heat pump dryer is the most energy efficient. Energy-efficient heat pump dryers are expensive to buy, but because they are so economical in drying, you save a lot on your energy costs. Therefore, a heat pump dryer in energy class A+++ is often the most energy-efficient option. With an A+++ heat pump dryer, you can save up to 888 euros in energy costs compared to a condenser dryer with energy class B.
Ease of use

A modern clothes dryer, like a new washing machine, offers all sorts of technology to make washing and drying as easy as possible for you. This includes options such as a self-cleaning condenser, lint filter, control via an app, delayed start and an illuminated drum. Do you think you and your household would benefit from such features? Then choose a dryer that features this technology.

Noise level

The noise level of a clothes dryer indicates in decibels (dB) how much noise the appliance produces while drying. The noise level of most clothes dryers is nowhere near the noise level of the average washing machine. But if you plan to turn on the dryer at night, for example, it can still be nice to have a quiet clothes dryer in your home. Tumble dryers are divided into 3 categories when it comes to noise level: loud, normal and quiet. A clothes dryer is given noise level “quiet” if it produces less than 65 dB. Most clothes dryers produce between 64 dB and 66 dB, but there are also several models that produce 63 dB or less.

Drying Programs

Dryers have different programs for different types of laundry. For example, there are special programs for wool, shirts, silk, bedding and towels. These programs ensure that your laundry is dried to perfection and your clothes remain beautiful for longer. Almost all modern dryers also have an eco-program, to further reduce energy costs. There are also several dryers with an ‘extra dry’ program.

Build quality

The build quality of a dryer says something about its sturdiness and expected lifespan. Looking at the build quality, all dryers are divided into basic class, middle class and top class. If the build quality is not mentioned with a dryer, the brand and the price can also be an indication of the build quality. According to the Consumers’ Association, these are the best brands for clothes dryers: Miele, Bosch, Siemens, AEG and Samsung. These brands are generally a bit more expensive, and therefore score less well in the “price-quality ratio” category according to research by the Consumers’ Association. Brands that score better in this category are Beko, Indesit and Zanussi.

Dryer assortment

Maytag MEDX655DW |

Maytag MEDX655DW

$1,197.00
Maytag MEDX655DW is a machine that perfectly does what it must. This top load matching electric dryer has a maximum capacity of 7.0 cu. ft., so you can dry large loads in the comfort of your home. It’s equipped with...
Maytag MEDC465HW |

Maytag MEDC465HW

$1,216.00
Get a great dryer to accompany your washer with the Maytag electric drier model number MEDC465HW. This front load matching drier has a large capacity of 7 cu. ft., allowing you to dry your biggest loads. With 12 dry cycles,...
Maytag MED6230HW |

Maytag MED6230HW

$743.00
The Maytag MED6230HW is a handsome top lop matching electric dryer that comes with a large capacity of 7.4 cu. ft. Enjoy 11 separate dry cycles to cover just about every laundry setting you need. Choose your favorite settings and...
GE GTD72EBPNDG |

GE GTD72EBPNDG

$806.00
Say hello to the GE GTD72EBPNDG. This top load matching electric dryer has a modern look encased in a gray metal body. The total maximum capacity is quite large at 7.4 cu. ft., so don’t have to go to the...
Amana NED4655EW |

Amana NED4655EW

$1,180.00
The Amana NED4655EW is a timeless top load matching electric dryer that comes in a classic white color. The maximum capacity of 6.5 cu. ft. is enough to fit in big loads like bulky jackets, comforters and beddings. It comes...
GE GTD72EBSNWS |

GE GTD72EBSNWS

$1,010.00
GE model number GTD72EBSNWS is an electric, top load matching drier with a generous maximum capacity of 7.4 cu. ft. to ensure it can handle even the biggest of your laundry loads. With 12 separate dry cycles ranging from delicates,...
Whirlpool WGD4950HW |

Whirlpool WGD4950HW

$1,082.00
The Whirlpool WGD4950HW is a top load matching gas drier with a large capacity of 7.0 cu. ft. It includes 14 unique wash cycles for your every drying need. Featuring amazing Whirlpool features like the AutoDry™ Drying System and the...
Amana NGD4655EW |

Amana NGD4655EW

$1,113.00
Introducing the Amana NGD4655EW. This top load matching gas drier can handle up to 6.5 cu. ft. of laundry every load. It features 11 dry cycles to handle every kind of challenge you throw at it. This machine has exiting...
Whirlpool WED5000DW |

Whirlpool WED5000DW

$801.00
The Whirlpool WED500DW is a no~nonsense top load matching electric dryer that comes with all the essentials without piling on features that you might not even need. With a large maximum capacity at 7.0 cu. ft., you can dry more...
Whirlpool WED4950HW |

Whirlpool WED4950HW

$968.00
The Whirlpool WED4950HW is a top load matching electric dryer that is friendly on the budget. The maximum capacity of 7.0 is large enough to handle your family’s daily laundry needs and can fit bulky items like beddings without any...
GE GTD65EBSJWS |

GE GTD65EBSJWS

$981.00
The GE GTD65EBSJWS is a great electric dryer with an ample 7.4 cu. ft. maximum capacity. This top load matching dryer has 12 dry cycles and 4 heat selections to cover every laundry job. Preprogram more cycles according to your...
GE GTD33EASKWW |

GE GTD33EASKWW

$1,097.00
The GE GTD33EASKWW is a top load matching electric drier with a large maximum capacity of 7.2 cu. ft. Take out the complicated choices with 3 separate drying cycles including Cottons, Quick Fluff and Easy Care. With great features like...
Whirlpool WGD6120HW |

Whirlpool WGD6120HW

$788.00
The Whirlpool WGD6120HW is a top load matching gas dryer that can handle up to 7.4 cu. ft. of laundry every load, so you can get ride of piles and piles of laundry quickly. It features a whopping 35 dry...
GE GTD72GBSNWS |

GE GTD72GBSNWS

$828.00
The GE GTD72GBSNWS is a top load matching, gas dryer which features a large maximum capacity of 7.4 cu. ft. Watch the drying action with its glass door and find items quickly with the interior lighting. Featuring 12 separate dry...
Whirlpool WGD5620HW |

Whirlpool WGD5620HW

$1,202.00
The Whirlpool WGD5620HW is a front load matching gas dryer with a large maximum capacity of 7.4 cu. ft. that allows you to dry more loads of laundry in less time. It features a whopping total of 36 dry cycles...
GE GFD65GSPNSN |

GE GFD65GSPNSN

$733.00
Find everything you are looking for in a gas drier with GE GFD65GSPNSN. This front load matching drier has can handle up to 7.8 cu. ft. of laundry in one go. The benefits of PowerSteam are sure to make your...
LG DLGX8101V |

LG DLGX8101V

$708.00
With a massive 9.0 cu. ft. maximum capacity, the LG DLGX8101V is the high~volume gas drier you’ve been looking for. With TrueSteam® Technology to practically help you skip ironing and 14 separate dry cycles to give you exactly what you...
GE GTD45GASJWS |

GE GTD45GASJWS

$1,118.00
The GE GTD45GASJWS is a top load matching gas dryer sitting at an affordable price point. The maximum capacity is quite large at 7.2 cu. ft., so you can do more laundry in less loads. It has 4 heat selections...
Whirlpool WGD7120HW |

Whirlpool WGD7120HW

$773.00
The Whirlpool WGD7120HW is a modern~looking gas dryer that would look great pair with a matching top~load washer. It has a big maximum capacity at 7.4 cu. ft. to ensure you can fit in even your largest loads. Enjoy up...
Whirlpool WGD4815EW |

Whirlpool WGD4815EW

$1,179.00
Say hello to the Whirlpool WGD4815EW. This top load matching gas drier can handle up to 5.9 cu. ft. of laundry each time. With 15 separate dry cycles, you can get through any type of laundry in a breeze: Auto...
GE GTD72GBPNDG |

GE GTD72GBPNDG

$1,159.00
The GE GTD72GBPNDG is a wonderful top load matching gas drier with a maximum load capacity of 7.4 cu. ft. It boasts a total of 12 unique dry cycles to help you get through any kind of laundry swiftly. The...
Electrolux ELFE7637AW |

Electrolux ELFE7637AW

$724.00
The Electrolux ELFE7637AW is a front load matching electric drier featuring a massive 8.0 cu. ft. maximum capacity so you can spend less time on laundry. With Perfect Steam for more effective dirt removal. 11 dry cycle options include delicates,...
Maytag MGD7230HW |

Maytag MGD7230HW

$1,201.00
Get a great~looking dryer with the Maytag MGD7230HW top load matching gas dryer. The maximum capacity of 7.4 cu. ft. lets you do more laundry in less loads. Enjoy 7 dry cycles to handle your every drying need. Choose steam~enhanced...
LG DLG7301WE |

LG DLG7301WE

$1,001.00
The LG DLG7301WE is a top load matching gas dryer with a large maximum capacity of 7.3 cu. ft. Equipped with 8 dry cycles, you can choose the best one for any type of load freely. It comes with lots...
GE GFD85GSPNRS |

GE GFD85GSPNRS

$1,086.00
Welcome the GE GFD85GSPNRS front load matching gas dryer into your home. With a maximum capacity of 7.8 cu. ft., you can dry bulky items like beddings comfortably. 12 dryer cycles allow you to dry your clothes the right way....
Whirlpool WED49STBW |

Whirlpool WED49STBW

$1,068.00
The Whirlpool WED49STBW is a top load matching electric drier with a maximum load capacity of 7.0 cu. ft. The three specialized dry cycles include Timed Dry, Air Dry and AccuDry. The AccuDry sensor evenly dries every load. The Air...
Maytag MED6200KW |

Maytag MED6200KW

$802.00
The Maytag MED6200KW is a great top load matching electric dryer that comes with a maximum capacity of 7.0 cu. ft. At this capacity, you are able to fit in bulky items like beddings and comforters without any trouble. It...
GE GFV55ESSNWW |

GE GFV55ESSNWW

$1,062.00
The GE GFV55ESSNWW is an electric drier with a large maximum capacity of 7.8 cu. ft., so you can do more laundry is less loads. It features 10 separate dry cycles ranging from delicates, to mixed loads to bulky items...
GE GFD55GSSNWW |

GE GFD55GSSNWW

$924.00
The GE GFD55GSSNWW is a smart home enabled, front load matching gas dryer featuring a large maximum capacity of 7.8 cu. ft., enough to fit in large items like comforters. 10 different dry cycles are available for your choosing. The...
GE GFD85GSSNWW |

GE GFD85GSSNWW

$1,222.00
Introducing the GE GFD85GSSNWW front load matching gas drier. This machine has a total maximum, capacity of 7.8 cu. ft. to handle even your largest loads like comforters, beddings and jackets. Stack it on top of your GE washer or...