Best Stainless Steel Dishwashers of 2018By Reviewed Staff
If you're remodeling your kitchen or building from scratch, you're probably in the market for a new set of appliances—including a new dishwasher. If you want a fresh look, nothing says "new" quite like a stainless steel finish. And if you want quiet cleaning, an all-stainless tub cuts way down on noise. The Bosch 500 Series SHP65TL5UC excels in both categories and is our top-rated pick.
Of course you also want a dishwasher that offers the features and performance needed to ensure dishes come out sparkling clean, no matter what kind of messes you throw at it.
With that in mind, here are the top five stainless steel dishwashers you can buy right now.
Updated January 03, 2018
We love all the Bosch 800 Series dishwashers. No matter which one you pick, our tests show you'll get excellent cleaning performance, good drying, sleek looks, and a highly desirable set of features. With easy-gliding racks and an optional "MyWay" third rack that fits soup bowls, you can choose the look you like best and configure the racks to make room for your dishes and pans. Best of all, they're as quiet as 39 db!
Bosch's 500 Series dishwashers are popular for their quiet performance—as low as 44 dBa— but our lab tests show they're great at cleaning, too. Available with two handle options in stainless, black, or white, their hidden controls will fit any kitchen design. Every one features a third rack, extra drying feature, leak prevention, a quick wash cycle, and smooth-gliding racks. User reviews are overwhelmingly positive.
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If you're looking for a dishwasher that's truly impressive, you should consider the LG LDT7808ST. Quiet and stunning, it has every feature you've been wanting, including steam, adjustable racks and tines, half loading, delay start, and more. It performed well, especially on the steamy heavy cycle, and dried dishes almost completely. Even the quick cycle performed well, getting the dishes very clean in an hour.
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From design to performance, this all-new dishwasher is all about fluidity and grace. Perhaps most importantly, it's equipped with KitchenAid’s Clean Water Wash technology, which continually removes food particles from wash water. That means the KDTM354DSS doesn’t spray debris back onto clean dishes. Should you buy one of your own? We think so. This is one of the best-performing dishwashers in its price range.
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The Bosch 300 Series is all new for 2017, but it continues to offer the same sleek look, quiet operation, and incredible cleaning prowess that Bosch is known for. On top of that, it also gets a newly redesigned 3rd rack, foldable tines, an adjustable upper rack, better drying, and an optional water softener... Phew! This dishwasher is worth every cent, and even offers more design choices than the pricier 500 Series.