Clothes dryer Finder: How to choose your next dryer

Compare vented, condensed, heat pump and gas dryers to find an appliance that dries your clothes quickly and efficiently.

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Best Clothes Dryer

Best Rated Clothes Dryer Brand: Haier

Haier clothes dryers received the best scores for value of money and placed second for quietness, performance and reliability. It also received high scores for drying time.

Quick facts about dryers

  • Prices range from around $300 to $3,000 depending on the type and brand.
  • After a refrigerator, a clothes dryer is one of the most costly home appliances.
  • Energy-efficient dryers cost more upfront, but can save you money in the long run.

Compare clothes dryers

Name Product Type Capacity Energy Star Rating Product More info
Simpson 4.5kg Vented Dryer SDV457HQWA
Haier 5kg Vented Dryer HDV50E1
Fisher & Paykel 8kg Heat Pump Dryer DH8060P1
Heat Pump
Bosch WTW87566AU 9kg Heat Pump Dryer
Simpson SDV457HQWA 4.5kg Vented Tumble Dryer