Washing machines has really come a long way in a very short amount of time. Not only are they more effective at cleaning your clothing, they run more efficiently and conserve both energy and water at the same time. With so many features on these units, it can be a challenge to choose the right one for your needs. Here is a comprehensive breakdown on the top 10 best washing machines of 2015 that should make your buying decision easier.

10. The Samsung Energy Star WA45H7000AW

10. The Samsung Energy Star WA45H7000AW
This self-cleaning front loading washing machine is virtually silent when operating. The Samsung Energy Star WA45H7000AW Washing Machine was designed to make cleaning chores easier by incorporating self-cleaning technology that will keep your clothes cleaner without the use of toxic cleaning chemicals. Running the self cleaning cycle once every 40 cycles and your washing machine will remain spotless for years. Even if installed on a second floor, the vibration reduction technology makes this unit virtually silent. Comes with nine preset cycles and then six options for customizing each load. With over 4 cubic feet of space, you can wash over two baskets of laundry at once.

9. The Samsung Energy Star WF42H5200AW

9. The Samsung Energy Star WF42H5200AW
Able to minimize your time in the laundry room, the Samsung Energy Star WF42H5200AW Washing Machine is a front loading unit with steam washing technology. The steam cleaning features allows the unit to penetrate deep into the fabric of all your laundry, eliminating the need to pre-treat any areas of heavy stains. The vibration technology will have this unit running in whisper mode, impossible to hear even if you are working in the room adjacent to the laundry room. This unit comes with eight preset washing options and that includes active and delicate settings. Each load can be customized so that your laundry is cleaned exactly like you need. Additional features of this washing machine are the door lock, the child lock, diamond drum designing, three dispenser trays, and a direct drive motor system.

8. The Maytag Centennial MVWC555DW

8. The Maytag Centennial MVWC555DW
Looking for a washing machine that will make short work of your worst case cleaning needs, the Maytag Centennial MVWC555DW Washing Machine is a top load unit that can easily handle your largest loads. Designed with commercial technology in mind, this washing machine has a powerwash system incorporated that will easily penetrate the harshest stains in all your laundry. With 11 different wash cycles, you will be able to wash towels, work clothes, blankets, and delicate undergarments without issue. The washer is 4.3 cubic feet, able to wash over a full laundry basket of clothes in one washing.

7. The LG Front Load WM8000HVA

7. The LG Front Load WM8000HVA
This steam washer unit is capable of removing those set in stains without the need of pre-soaking your garments. The LG Front Load WM8000HVA Washing Machine has 29 inch front load capability, over 5 cubic feet of room, and includes 14 different washing programs. One reason many users enjoy this unit is the five different temperature settings, giving you the chance to conserve energy and treat different pieces of clothing with the right amount of hot water. Included in this unit is both steam technology and a turbo wash feature. Virtually silent when in wash mode, all your laundry can be easily cleaned in one cycle with this washing machine.

6. The Samsung Energy Star WA45H7000AW

6. The Samsung Energy Star WA45H7000AW
The self-cleaning technology in the Samsung Energy Star WA45H7000AW Washing Machine makes it virtually simple to operate and the results are laundry cleaner than you can imagine. This top load washer has 4.5 cubic feet of room for your laundry, and runs virtually silent when in cleaning cycle. This allows you to place the unit on a second floor or right next to your bedroom without concern of noise. The washing machine has nine different washing cycles, and with six cleaning options you can be sure all your different laundry items will all look like new once cleaned.

5. The LG Turbo Wash WM3570HVA

5. The LG Turbo Wash WM3570HVA
Looking for a washing machine that can run in several different cycles and sanitize and clean your laundry at the same time, the LG Turbo Wash WM3570HVA Washing Machine is the perfect unit for you. Equipped with a large 4.3 cubic feet load capacity, you have 12 different wash cycles to choose from when washing. This unit comes with 11 different option, turbo wash technology, steam and sanitize cleaning capability, and even a load sensor, the smart washing washing that can do virtually it all.

4. The Samsung Energy Star WA56H9000AP

4. The Samsung Energy Star WA56H9000AP
Here you have a massive washing machine that can easily wash four laundry baskets full of dirty clothes in one cycle. The Samsung Energy Star WA56H9000AP Washing Machine has an impressive 5.6 cubic feet of load space, and incorporates EZ reach design with a top loading steam washing machine. Able to handle more laundry but able to empty that load more easily, this machine was designed to handle those large loads with steam penetrating technology and eliminate the need for treating your laundry before washing. Comes with fifteen preset washing cycles, eleven options, and powerful water jets to thoroughly clean all your laundry the first time.

3. The Samsung Energy Star WF42H5200AP

3. The Samsung Energy Star WF42H5200AP
This washing machine was developed to help simplify and reduce the time you spend in the laundry room. The Samsung Energy Star WF42H5200AP Washing Machine has 4.2 cubic feet of load space, front loading, steam washer technology, and reduces the need to use harsh chemicals to keep your machine sparkling clean. The vibration reduction technology allows you to run the unit on a second floor in whisper mode. The machine comes with eight washing cycles, nine customizable options, and three dispenser trays.

2. The Samsung Energy Star WF45H6300AG

2. The Samsung Energy Star WF45H6300AG
Able to hold over two laundry baskets of clothes, the 4.5 cubic feet front loading machine combines super speed technology with power foam capability. With the Samsung Energy Star WF45H6300AG Washing Machine you can wash your clothes more thoroughly and faster than ever before. Loads will finish in 40% less time than other machines, comes complete with thirteen washing cycles, thirteen washing options, five spin settings, five temperature settings, allowing you to easily customize each load as per the clothing in the machine.

1. The Samsung Front Load WF56H9100AG

1. The Samsung Front Load WF56H9100AG
Impressive 5.6 cubic feet of load space, the Samsung Front Load WF56H9100AG Washing Machine can handle four laundry baskets of dirty clothes in one cycle. Combining three different washing methods, water, steam, and foam, each piece of laundry will be spotless when washed. Even with the large load capability, each load is completed in a timely 30 minutes. Comes with fifteen washing cycles, thirteen options, and super speed technology.