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Compare clothes dryers: 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 Brand

Best Rated Clothes Dryer Brand: Fisher & Paykel

Customers have chosen Fisher & Paykel as the top clothes dryer brand in Australia. The New Zealand-based company received the highest overall score and high ratings for ease of use, design and value for money. Fisher & Paykel clothes dryers were recommended by 93% of surveyed users. The brand is also the Finder Retail Awards winner for top-loading washing machines.

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

Data indicated here is updated regularly
Name Product Type Capacity Energy Star Rating Product More info
Fisher & Paykel 6kg Vented Dryer DE6060M1
Fisher & Paykel 8kg Condenser Dryer DE8060P2
Fisher & Paykel 8kg Heat Pump Dryer DH8060P1
Heat Pump
Fisher & Paykel 8kg Condenser Dryer DC8060P1
Fisher & Paykel 4.5kg Vented Dryer DE4560M1