6 of the best inexpensive washing machines

Review of the best according to the editorial board. On the selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

Among the great variety of models of washing machines, the most demanded segment deserves special attention – inexpensive budget machines. Experts have studied the market and have identified a selection of fully functional machines that will fit 'for any wallet'. We divided the list of models in the rating into two groups: with a price of up to 5 thousand rubles and with front loading (for whom this moment is fundamental).

Rating of the best inexpensive washing machines

Nomination a place Name of product price
The best inexpensive top-loading washing machines: budget under 5,000 rubles 1 Slavda WS-80PET RUB 5,449
2 VolTek Rainbow CM-5 White RUB 3,917
3 RENOVA WS-60PT RUB 5,532
Best inexpensive front-loading washing machines 1 Hotpoint-Ariston RST 702 ST S RUB 21,282
2 Hansa Crown WHC 1246 RUB 19,993
3 ATLANT 40М102 RUB 13,300

The best inexpensive top-loading washing machines: budget under 5,000 rubles

Let's start with budget options that do not exceed 5 thousand rubles for the most part. These are fairly simple, but working options, suitable for both temporary and long-term use.

Slavda WS-80PET

Rating: 4.7

Slavda WS-80PET

Slavda WS-80PET is an inexpensive, domestic-made activator-type washing machine, also a Russian trade mark. In the range of budget 'washers', it is almost the easiest to use and creates the minimum possible inconvenience for the hostess. For this, she is in great demand, especially among the owners of country houses without central water supply.

An important point is that it does not contain heating elements. On the one hand, this is a minus, since there is nothing to automatically heat the water, and on the other hand, there are fewer reasons for a possible breakdown. The dimensions of the machine body are 82x47x90 cm, outwardly it is optimally combined with most of the popular household appliances, large and small.

The machine is capable of washing effectively with a maximum load of 8 kg. Rotary mechanical switches are intended for control. There are no options such as child lock or protection against leaks. As for the last, the design of the tank is such that spontaneous leaks are almost impossible.

The simplicity and brevity of this model is also expressed in the number of modes. There are only two programs here – the main one and for washing delicate items. With the help of a mechanical timer, you can delay the start of the wash. The centrifuge spins the laundry at 1350 rpm.

Advantages

  • ease of management;

  • high-quality washing;

  • versatility.

disadvantages

  • not marked.

VolTek Rainbow CM-5 White

Rating: 4.6

VolTek Rainbow CM-5 White

VolTek Rainbow CM-5 White is a simple and uncomplicated, but quite effective activator-type washing machine. It is made in a white case measuring 42x35x62 cm and weighs only 8 kg. Manufactured in Russia.

At full power, the machine consumes up to 175 W of electricity, controlled by mechanical switches (pushbutton, rotary-pushbutton, rotary).

This is a compact tank model and the maximum load is limited to only two kilograms. If you need to wash a very minimum amount of laundry, technologically the machine allows half load. The nominal duration of one wash cycle is 15 minutes. The design provides for autonomous heating, the temperature is manually controlled using a mechanical regulator. There is a reversible mode and a rotary-short-time. The control panel is not child-proof.

In addition to the basic modes and options, this model of the washing machine provides automatic control over the level of foam and / or water.

Advantages

  • easy to use;

  • auto control of the foam level;

  • affordable price;

  • delicately washes linen.

disadvantages

  • not the highest build quality.

RENOVA WS-60PT

Rating: 4.5

RENOVA WS-60PT

Another example of a good and inexpensive domestic industrial production is an activator-type washing machine RENOVA WS-60PT. Provides a vertical type of loading laundry. The maximum loading weight is 6 kg. The dimensions of the case are 74x43x91 cm. It is made in universal white color.

The washing machine is controlled mechanically with rotary knobs. According to numerous user reviews, the machine performed very well in operation and showed good washing of laundry. The spin is also quite at the level, during spinning the centrifuge rotates at a speed of up to 1350 rpm. When spinning, the maximum load is 5.5 kg.

Such additional modes as drying clothes or protection against leaks are not provided. There is a drain pump and a multi-pulsator.

Advantages

  • ease of management;

  • combination of price and quality;

  • reliability.

disadvantages

  • the engine may overheat.

Best inexpensive front-loading washing machines

And the second group of devices in our ranking is inexpensive front-loading washing machines. These are well-recognized units with a round 'window'. The general characteristics for all three models are as follows:

  1. freestanding installation type;

  2. front loading;

  3. no drying

  4. electronic intelligent control;

  5. digital display;

  6. white body color;

  7. tank material – plastic.

Hotpoint-Ariston RST 702 ST S

Rating: 4.8

Hotpoint-Ariston RST 702 ST S

Hotpoint-Ariston RST 702 ST S is an inexpensive but fully functional automatic washing machine. Moreover, it is also quite roomy – as much as 7 kg. Another distinctive feature that attracts buyers is the direct drive motor. This means minimal noise and virtually no perceptible vibration during operation. The dimensions of the car are 60x44x85 cm, weight – 63 kg. The front panel contains an LCD screen with operating modes and temperatures.

Hotpoint-Ariston RST 702 ST S includes the following main modes: delicate wash, economy wash, baby wash, black wash, down wash, baby wash, super rinse, quick wash, prewash, stain removal program, feed couple. All these features 'fit' into the high energy efficiency class 'A ++'. The maximum drum rotation speed in the spinning mode is 1000 rpm. The speed can be adjusted or canceled.

The car also provides some additional options: child protection, imbalance control, foam level control, partial protection against leaks at the body level. Separately highlighted are the delicate washing programs for silk and wool. The start of any program can be delayed using a timer.

This model implements an especially quiet Super Silent mode, which is urgently needed by families with small children. For the same reason, the anti-allergic effect is important, which is well implemented in the Hotpoint-Ariston RST 702 ST S.

The volume of operation in the spin mode should not exceed 64 dB declared by the manufacturer.

Advantages

  • direct drive;

  • functional;

  • informative display;

  • narrow;

  • roomy;

  • quiet work.

disadvantages

  • not marked.

Hansa Crown WHC 1246

Rating: 4.7

Hansa Crown WHC 1246

The Hansa Crown WHC 1246 front-loading washing machines are manufactured at the Amica plant in Poland. Like the previous model, this car is very spacious – 7 kg, for which it is in demand among large families. Case dimensions – 60x50x85 cm, weight – 60 kg. The diameter of the loading door is 31 cm.

This model includes the following modes: delicate wash, baby wash, jeans wash, sportswear, baby wash, super rinse, quick wash, prewash, wool program. You can create your own program with individual settings.

The machine performs all of the above modes within the limits of an even higher energy efficiency class than the previous model in the rating – 'A ++'. Average water consumption per wash is about 50 liters. The spin intensity is increased – 1200 rpm. The RPM can be selected or canceled altogether.

In this model, all the same additional modes are implemented as in the Hotpoint-Ariston RST 702 ST S: partial leakage protection, child protection, foam control and imbalance control.

The manufacturer's declared nominal operating volume in the washing mode should not exceed 54 dB.

Advantages

  • high quality washing;

  • powerful spin;

  • quiet work;

  • flexible settings;

  • aesthetic appearance.

disadvantages

  • non-informative instruction, typical for Hansa technique.

ATLANT 40М102

Rating: 4.6

ATLANT 40М102

Automatic washing machine with front loading of Belarusian production ATLANT 40M102 is the cheapest one in our rating. It has some limitations, but they do not affect the quality of washing. First of all, it is limited by the volume of loading – only 4 kg versus 7 kg for the two previous models. The dimensions of its body are 60x33x85 cm, weight – 58 kg. The loading door opens 180 degrees.

This model has the following automatic programs: Delicate, Anti-crease, Sportswear, Super Rinse, Quick Wash, Soak, Pre-wash, Stain Removal Program, Wool Program. The washing temperature can be selected manually. At the end of the wash, an acoustic signal sounds. Any program can be delayed using a timer (up to 24 hours).

The maximum spin speed is 1000 rpm. Adjustable speed up to complete cancellation.

The machine implements the functions of imbalance control, foam level, protection against leaks. Child protection is not provided. Energy class – 'A +'. The noise level declared by the consumer for washing is 59 dB, and that of spinning up to 74 dB.

Advantages

  • compact;

  • full opening of the hatch;

  • affordable price;

disadvantages

  • not found.


Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

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