10 Best Washing Machine In India: Fully Automatic (Front & Top Load) [September 2021]

We are getting lazy. Accept that. We always try to find out an automated way of doing everything. Why should the washing leave behind? That’s why the washing machine was invented. In 2021, the washing machine is rather a necessity than a privileged asset.

Are you shopping around for a washing machine? If yes, then one question might be scratching your head. What is the Best Washing Machine In India? Well, I am gonna solve that puzzle for you. Just keep reading this article till the end, and you will get the answer.

It’s not easy to find the best washing machine when there are so many options around. Trust me. If you are shopping around for a washing machine, for sure, you will be confused with so many variants of the washing machine available in the market.

But what you can do is filter your list based on your requirement and then try to find out the best. In that way, you may filter down the number of variants.

Nowadays, most people prefer to buy a fully automatic machine as it has fewer hassles. So this list of the best washing machines in India 2021 will only cover fully automatic machines. We will have a different article on Semi-Automatic machines later on.

If you are buying your first Washing Machine or not much sure about the different types and technologies used in a Washing Machine, I would suggest you please read the Washing Machine Buying Guide at the end of this article before you make an informed decision.
Please note that this list of 10 Best Washing Machine In India 2020 is compiled from our extensive research, user review, feedback, technical expertise, and considering the price to feature ratio. The list is completely unbiased without any influence from any brand or any monetary benefit.

Best washing machine in India [At A Glance]

1. LG 8.0 Kg 5 Star Inverter Fully-Automatic Front Loading Washing Machine

best washing machine in india

Key Specification

ConfigurationFront Loading
Capacity8 Kgs
Spindle RPM1200
Tub MaterialStainless Steel
Inverter?Yes
Star Rating5 Star
Special FeaturesDirect Drive, Inverter Technology, 6 types of motion technology. Touch screen panel, auto restart

Key Features

Direct Drive: Instead of traditional belt drive technology, this washing machine use more efficient direct drive technology. Direct drive technology uses a motor that is directly attached to the drum. So there are fewer moving parts, more efficiency, and less noise.

Inverter Technology: This washing machine uses a variable speed motor that can adjust the speed based on the wash load. What that means is that if you wash fewer clothes, the spin speed will be slow, thus saving energy or electricity.

6 Motion Technology: This LG washing machine has predefined motion technology that can sense the type of clothes, amount of load, and based on that, automatically select different motion technology.

Inbuilt Heater: The inbuilt heater can heat water up to 60 degrees centigrade that can remove tough strain very easily. This is one of the key features of this washing machine.

Stainless steel Drum: Plastic drums are not durable. This machine uses a stainless steel drum. So no more rust, no more germs, and this drum will serve you for a long time.

Tub Clean: This machine has a dedicated tub clean feature that can clean every corner of the tub and disinfect the tub. Make sure you run the tub clean feature once a month.

Smart Diagnosis: LG has a SmartThinkQ app that can connect to the machine and can detect 86 different errors of the washing machine. So you don’t need to call a service technician to diagnose any errors in the machine.

Child Lock: Once the child lock is activated in this machine, the door along with all control panels will be locked. So a child can not open the door or do anything with the touch panel.

Waterproof Touch panel: This is one of the USPs of this washing machine. The waterproof touch panel can save you from the occasional accidental water drop on the control panel.

Auto Restart: Most of the machines start from the beginning after a power cut. But this machine has an auto-restart feature that can autosave the cycle when there is a power cut. Once power is back, the machine will start where it was stopped before.

Positives

  • An extensive list of feature
  • Most of the new technologies available
  • Inbuilt heater and direct drive technology
  • Waterproof touch panel

Negatives

  • The price is a bit high
  • Support is a hit or miss

2. Bosch 7.0 kg Fully-Automatic Front Loading Washing Machine (WAK20166IN)

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Key Specification

ConfigurationFront Loading
Capacity6.5 Kgs
Spindle RPM1000
Tub MaterialStainless Steel
Inverter?No
Star Rating
Special FeaturesDirect Drive, VarioDrum, Anti Vibration technology, Allergy Plus

Key Features

VarioDrum Technology: Variodrum technology is a specially designed tub with a paddle installed at equal angular intervals. When the tub rotates, one side of the paddle washes gentle clothes, whereas the other side of the paddle washes more dirty clothes. The paddle is specially designed to wash different types of clothes.

Anti Vibration Technology: This machine has specially designed side panels to reduce the vibration level. A reduced vibration level means less noise and more stability.

Easy Reload Function: We Indians love to put more clothes in between the wash cycle. Usually, the front loading washing machine does not allow you to put on clothes. But this machine has a special reload function where you can add clothes in between the wash cycle.

AllergyPlus: This feature ensures that clothes do not have any detergent residue left after washing. The machine cleans your cloth at 60 degrees centigrade to ensure no more detergent residue. Some people have allergies to detergent residue.

SpeedPerfet: SpeedPerfect is a quick wash cycle that can wash your clothes in 65% less time than a traditional wash cycle. Usually, SpeedPerfect can wash regular clothes in just 60 minutes.

Positives

  • Reload function
  • Allergy plus feature
  • Precise water fill
  • Vario drum technology

Negatives

  • The look is too dull. Does not justify the price tag
  • Support is not so good as per customer reviews

3. Samsung 6.0 kg Inverter Fully-Automatic Front Loading Washing Machine

samsung washing machine

Key Specification

ConfigurationFront Loading
Capacity6.0 Kgs
Spindle RPM1000
Tub MaterialStainless Steel
Inverter?Yes
Star Rating5 Star
Special FeaturesBubble Soak, Digital Inverter Technology, Ceramic Heater

Key Features

Diamond Drum Technology: Diamond drum technology uses a special type of drum with tiny holes on its periphery. Those holes are cut at the edge of a diamond shape emboss. Due to the size of the holes and location, there are fewer chances of clothes sticking on the drum and damaging itself.

Eco bubble: Eco bubble creates foam when detergent mixes with water. Those foams can easily penetrate the fabric and thus provides better cleaning.

Digital Inverter Technology: Digital inverter technology can adjust spindle speed based on the wash load, thus saving energy.

Ceramic Heater: Traditional heaters can be damaged by hard water and even during servicing. Samsung uses ceramic Heaters that can withstand hard water and even does not scratched while servicing.

Eco drum clean: Eco drum clean can clean your washing machine drum without any harsh chemicals. This machine has sensors that can tell you when you need to clean your tub.

Smart Check: This is an easy diagnostic tool with the help of detecting different errors in your washing machine using a mobile app—so no need to call a technician to diagnose common issues.

Positives

  • Ecobubble Technology
  • Diamond Drum Technology
  • Smart Auto Diagnostics
  • Ceramic Heater

Negatives

  • No Direct Drive

4. IFB 8.0 kg Fully Automatic Front Loading Washing Machine

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Key Specification

ConfigurationFront Loading
Capacity8.0 Kgs
Spindle RPM1400
Tub MaterialStainless Steel
Inverter?No
Star Rating
Special FeaturesBubble Wash, Aqua Energie, Moon Drum, Voltage Protection

Key Features

Air Bubble Wash: This unique feature creates air bubbles when detergent mixes with water. Those air bubbles can easily penetrate fabrics, and thus the wash performance is improved.

Aqua Energie: Aqua Energie feature converts hard water into soft water and saves your washer from salt contamination. Soft water also helps in better washing of clothes.

Crescent Moon Drum: The drum has special moon shape embosses that have holes in them. Due to the shape of the embossing, there are fewer chances of fabric damage.

Low Voltage Protection: If the voltage goes down below the safety level, the washing machine goes to pause mode and only resumes when the voltage level goes to the recommended level.

Auto Balance System: This machine can automatically detect if clothes are dumped into the machine asymmetric way. The machine can then automatically arrange clothes so that the machine is balanced.

Reload Function: Unlike other front Loading Washing machines, this machine has the capability to add clothes in between the wash cycle. A must for Indian Consumers.

Positives

  • High spindle speed (1400 RPM)
  • Low voltage protection
  • Smart reload function
  • Option to convert hard water into soft water
  • 4 years of warranty

Negatives

  • No Direct Drive. The belt is of poor quality
  • IFB support is a big problem

5. Bosch 8 Kg Inverter Fully Automatic Front Loading Washing Machine

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Key Specification

ConfigurationFront Loading
Capacity8.0 Kgs
Spindle RPM1400
Tub MaterialStainless Steel
Inverter?Yes
Star Rating5 Star
Special FeaturesVarioDrum, Anti Vibration, Reload function

Key Features

3 Arm Suspension: This machine comes with a 3 arm Suspension system. So you are going to get better stability in this machine. Due to better suspension, vibration and noise will be less.

VarioDrum Technology: Variondrum technology is a special type of drum that Bosch washing machine uses. The detail of this technology is already discussed under buying guide.

Reload Function: Like other Bosch Machines discussed in this article, this machine also comes with the reload Function.

Allergy plus: This special feature does washing at 60-degree centigrade so that there are no detergent residues left that may cause allergy to some people.

Positives

  • 3 arm suspension
  • Variodrum technology
  • Smart reload function
  • Allergy Plus feature

Negatives

  • No Direct Drive.
  • The price is a bit high

6. LG 6.0 Kg 5 Star Inverter Fully Automatic Front Loading Washing Machine

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Key Specification

ConfigurationFront Loading
Capacity6.0 Kgs
Spindle RPM1000
Tub MaterialStainless Steel
Inverter?Yes
Star Rating5 Star
Special FeaturesDirect Drive, Inverter Technology, 6 types of motion technology. Touch screen panel, auto restart

Key Features

6 Motion Direct Drive Technology: This machine has a direct drive technology and 6 different motion technology. So based on your type of clothes and type of wash cycle, this machine can select different motion types for the drum.

Inverter Technology: Like other LG machines discussed in this article, this machine also has the inverter technology that can adjust spindle speed based on the wash load.

Baby Care: In this cycle, baby clothes are washed at 40 degrees centigrade for 15 minutes, and then it is washed at 60 degrees centigrade so that all germs are killed.

Inbuilt Heater: This heater can heat water up to 60-degree centigrade, so your washing machine gets better wash performance.

Touch Panel: This machine comes with a waterproof touch Panel. So you no longer need to worry about washing machines’ electronic board getting damaged due to water.

Positives

  • Direct drive technology in a low-cost washing machine
  • In-Built heater
  • Waterproof touch panel
  • Inverter technology

Negatives

  • Looks bit outdated
  • LG support is a hit or miss

7. Samsung 6.5 kg Fully Automatic Top Load Washing Machine

best washing machine in india

Key Specification

ConfigurationTop Loading
Capacity6.5 Kgs
Spindle RPM680
Tub MaterialStainless Steel
Inverter?No
Star Rating
Special FeaturesDiamond drum, Magic filter

Key Features

Center Jet Technology: The pulsator used in this washing machine creates a jet of water that pushes those clothes that fall to the surface of the pulsator. This helps in effective wash performance.

Magic lint filter: This filter can collect all lint, fluffs coming out of the cloths so that your drainage does not get blocked.

5 Water Level: This Samsung washing machine can detect the water level based on the load and automatically cut off the water valse to save water and electricity.

Auto Restart: If there is a power cut, this machine can start from the same cycle where it was stopped once the power is back. This is a useful feature for Indian consumers as we face frequent power cuts.

Diamond Drum Technology: This premium diamond Drum technology is available in this machine. This type of drum has special holes in diamond shape embosses that help in better washing.

Positives

  • Pulsator based washing machine
  • Center jet technology
  • LED Control panel
  • Premium diamond drum

Negatives

  • Very low RPM
  • No heater

8. Whirlpool 7 Kg 5 Star Royal Plus Fully-Automatic Top Loading Washing Machine

best top load washing machine

Key Specification

ConfigurationTop Loading
Capacity7 Kgs
Spindle RPM740
Tub MaterialStainless Steel
Inverter?No
Star Rating5 star
Special FeaturesSpiro Wash, Hard water wash, zero pressure fill technology

Key Feature

Spiro Wash: Due to the special circular motion of the drum, you are expected to get 20% better cleaning. Whirpool calls this special feature as Spiro wash.

Zero Pressure Fill Technology: In India, low water pressure is a common problem. This Whirpool machine comes with a special feature called zero pressure fill technology that can fill the tub 50% faster than traditional washing machines.

Aqua Store: Once again, Whirlpool is a great feature where you can store water for the next cycle if you are staying in a locality where there is a water problem.

Auto Tub Clean: This machine can automatically clean the tub from the reused water after completing the washing cycle. Again new technology to save water.

Vertical Control Panel: Unlike traditional top load washing machines, this machine has the control panel at the back, and it is placed vertically. So there are fewer chances of water getting into the electronic board.

Positives

  • Pulsator based washing machine
  • Aqua store to store water
  • Vertical control panel
  • Spiro wash
  • Auto tub clean

Negatives

  • The design is not that appealing
  • No heater

9. Bosch 6.5 Kg Fully Automatic Top Loading Washing Machine

best washing machine in india

Key Specification

ConfigurationTop Loading
Capacity6.5 Kgs
Spindle RPM740
Tub MaterialStainless Steel
Inverter?No
Star Rating
Special FeaturesSoft lid, magic filter, child lock

Key Features

Powerwave Wash: This feature enables the wavy movement of the drum that ensures that the wash performance is improved.

Power Off memory function: This is an excellent feature that can memorize the cycle when there is a power cut. When the power is back, the machine can start from the same cycle where it was stopped.

Soft Closing Lid: Now, you don’t need to be extra careful while closing your washing machine lid. This machine comes with a unique hinge design in the cover that won’t close when you leave the cover. Instead, the cover will close very slowly so that there is no damage.

Positives

  • Robust Design
  • Powerwave Wash
  • Soft closing lid
  • Power-off memory function
  • Trending design

Negatives

  • The service is very poor
  • No heater

10. IFB 6.5 kg Fully-Automatic Top Loading Washing Machine

best washing machine in india

Key Specification

ConfigurationTop Loading
Capacity6.5 Kgs
Spindle RPM740
Tub MaterialStainless Steel
Inverter?No
Star Rating
Special Features3D wash, Moon Drum, Auto Balance, Smart Sense

Key Features

3D Wash system: This is a special soaking feature that can soak clothes thoroughly to increase wash performance.

Moon drum: Like IFB front loading washing machines, this machine comes with a moon drum. As you know, the moon drum is known for increasing wash efficiency and reduced change of cloth damage.

Pulsator with scrub pad: Soft pads are installed on top of the pulsator to remove stubborn dirt. Powerful swirl jets dislodge dirt from every corner of the fabric.

Smart Sense: This machine can sense the wash load and automatically adjust the water level and other settings to save water and electricity.

Positives

  • 3D wash
  • Moon drum
  • Auto balance system
  • Smart sense

Negatives

  • The server quality is still a concern
  • No heater

Conclusion : Best washing machine in India

That’s all I have in this article. I hope you are informed enough to choose which one is the best washing machine in India. At least, now you can shortlist a couple of models and choose the best among them.

If you still have any question, please write in the comment section and I will be happy to help.

Rajib

Rajib is the Co-Founder and the Lead Product Analyst of RiansTech. A BTech in Mechanical Engineering and a veteran in the Home Appliance industry with over 17 years of experience in designing appliances for industry leaders like GE and Whirlpool. He also runs a successful niche blog (RiansClub) on Mechanical Engineering

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