Best Washing Machine Under 30000

A budget of 30,000 Rupees is superb and efficient for buying a high-quality fully-automatic washing machine for your home. You can get some state of the art features in this price range, but you need to look at the right place to find them. Isn’t it?

That is where we come in, as we have tested 15 washing machines from popular brands that cost up to 30,000 INR. We removed products that sounded cheap in terms of build and wash quality. We regularly used them in our labs to qualify models for our final list.

One thing we liked most about these washing machines under 30K is that they come with a variety of wash functions such as quick wash, water-saving, eco wash, etc. to serve different needs. Not just that, they also don’t make noise unlike washing machines under 10K.

Everything from their main features to their pros/cons has been studied so that you have a thorough understanding of each product. Feel free to go through all of them, and choose the one that suits your family requirements!

So, shall we begin with our list?

Best Washing Machines Under 30000 Rupees

1. Best Overall: LG 6Kg (FH0H3NDNL02)

LG 6 kg Inverter Fully-Automatic Front Loading Washing Machine (FH0H3NDNL02, White)
TypeFully Automatic
Access LocationFrontloading
Max Speed1000 RPM
Weight6 Kg
Warranty2 years

The FH03HNDNL02 is a fully automatic 6 KG washing machine from LG. It will get rid of all the stains from your clothes, thanks to its powerful motor. It can touch speeds up to 1000 RPM, which I feel is sufficient for even the dirtiest of clothes.

Even though its motor can touch such high speeds, it will not make any noise. It is because there is no belt or pulley inside it, and the rotator has been attached directly to its drum, which helps in reducing the noise.

LG has provided a heater inside this machine that can take the temperature of the water up to 60 degrees centigrade. This will help you to get rid of allergies and germs from clothes. Just make sure you use it on the right fabric, as you would not want them to shrink in size.

The touch panel of this washing machine is water-proof, so you can use it with wet hands too. It will prevent all kinds of electricity-related hazards. However, I will still recommend you to wear your slippers each time you operate it. You can never be too cautious when working with electricity.

The company says that this washing machine is ideal only for bachelor’s and couples, but it can easily handle a family of four too. Just make sure you do not put all the washable clothes at once inside it.

Overall, it is the best washing machine under 30000 in India that you can purchase for about 25k Rupees. It comes with a warranty of 2 years.

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Pros
  • It has a child-lock feature for extra protection
  • Build entirely from stainless steel
  • Comes with an inbuilt water heater
  • It makes clothes germ-free
  • Foolproof waterproof design
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Cons
  • Washing capacity is less

2. Best Runner Up: Panasonic 8Kg (128XB1W01)

Panasonic 8 kg Fully-Automatic Front Loading Washing Machine (NA-128XB1W01, White, Inbuilt Heater)
TypeFully Automatic
Access LocationFront
Max Speed1200 RPM
Weight8 Kg
Warranty2 years

This Panasonic washing machine is a small upgrade to the LG one that we discussed earlier. It is slightly bigger, so it is more suitable for big families. Bachelor’s and couples can use it too, but I do not think they will utilize its full potential.

The maximum speed that this washing machine can touch is 1200 RPM, but you will not have to take such high measures. It will get rid of stains at lower speeds, thanks to its Pre Wash feature. It is designed to get rid of heavy stains from clothes at the start of the wash cycle.

There is an inbuilt water heater inside this device, which you can turn on to get rid of allergies and germs. Such features come in handy when you are washing the clothes of someone unwell in your family. Moreover, the machine will wash with water at 90 degrees using this same mechanism. It will ensure that there are no residuals or molds after the washing, therefore maintaining its own hygiene.

If you want to do the washing quickly and move on to the next task, turn on its speed Wash feature. It will reduce the laundry time by up to 25%, allowing you to focus on other stuff.

You can get this Panasonic washing machine for around 29k Rupees. It comes with an overall warranty of 2 years, and a motor warranty of 5 years.

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Pros
  • Build quality is excellent
  • Easy to understand and use
  • Fantastic customer support
  • Plenty of wash modes
  • Auto-restart option saves time
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Cons
  • Price is a bit on the higher side

3. Best Front-Load Washing Machine: IFB Elena ZX 6.5Kg

IFB 6.5 Kg Fully-Automatic Front Loading Washing Machine (Elena ZX, White, Inbuilt Heater)
TypeFully Automatic
Access LocationFront
Max Speed1000 RPM
Weight6.5 Kg
Warranty4 year

The Elena ZX from IFB is a high-tech washing machine that comes loaded with features. If you like to have full control over your machine, then check this one out. I am sure you will love it.

The ZX is a fully automatic front-facing washing machine. Its capacity is 6.5 Kgs, which makes it ideal for all a family of up to 4 people. It can touch a speed of 1000 RPM on the maximum, which I believe is enough for removing all kinds of stains.

Its in-built water heater allows you to set the temperature of the water to 35,40,60, or 95 degrees celsius. Select the one that you want to from its menu option. On the same menu option, you will find it wash modes. They are divided into Express Wash, Wollen, Baby Wea, Synthetic, Cotton, Mixed, and Cradle Wash.

One feature that is exclusive to the IBM Elena ZX is its Delay option. It will allow you to delay the start time of the wash cycle from 30 minutes to 24 hours. So, even if you are not home, your machine can work without any assistance from anyone.

For the safety of equipment, IBM has introduced a voltage regulator inside this washing machine. It will stop to take in electricity if it is above a specific pre-set voltage. This will save your valuable investment from short-circuits and other electricity-related damages.

The starting price of the Elena ZX is 26k Rupees. It comes with a warranty of 4 years on the device and motor.

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Pros
  • Plenty of customisable wash options
  • Water and electricity efficient
  • It comes with an in-built water heater
  • High quality-price ratio
  • Voltage control ensures your and device’s safety
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Cons
  • Wash capacity should have been better

4. Best for Big Families: LG 5-Star 9Kg (T90SJSF1Z)

LG 9.0 Kg 5 Star Smart Inverter Fully-Automatic Top Loading Washing Machine (T90SJSF1Z, Middle Free Silver, Jet Spray+)
TypeFully Automatic
Access LocationTop
Max Speed780 RPM
Weight9 Kg
Warranty2 years

This LG washing machine is different from all the other ones that we have discussed till now, as it is packed with top-loading and not front loading mechanism. It is more convenient than them, as you will not have to bend over to wash the clothes.

The capacity of this device is 9 Kg, which makes it ideal for big families. You will be able to wash the clothes of everyone simultaneously. The only issue is that its maximum rotation speed is 780 RPM, so you might have to run it for a little longer than usual.

There are a number of wash programs that you can fiddle with this best LG washing machine. They are Normal Prewash, Tub Clean, Aqua Reserve, Turbo Wash, and Gentle. Apart from Tub Clean, all of them are for washing fabrics of one form or the other. That has been reserved for the cleansing of the washing machine itself.

Sometimes it is hard to guess the water level in a washing machine, but that will not be a problem with this one. It has proper markings on its menu bar, which will allow you to see how much you have put inside it.

There is a child lock on this device that will disable its control panel thus keeping it safe from young children.

You can buy this best LG washing machine under 30000 Rupees, and it comes with a warranty of  2 + 10 years on the motor.

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Pros
  • Easy to use
  • Large capacity
  • Build entirely from steel
  • Saves electricity and water
  • It comes with a child lock feature
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Cons
  • No in-built water heater
  • Chunky and bulky size

5. Best Top-Loading Washing Machine: IFB TLSDG Aqua 9.5Kg

TypeFully Automatic
Access LocationTop
Max Speed720 RPM
Weight9.5 Kg
Warranty4 years

IFB TL SDG is a top-loading fully automatic washing machine that has a capacity of 9.5 Kgs. The good thing about these products from IFB is that they come loaded with high-tech features, and you will see it with this one too.

There are a total of 5 wash modes on its menu that you can choose for different types of clothes. They are divided into Jeans, Sari, Blankets, Delicates, and SportsWear. Moreover, you can also control the temperature of the water so as to remove germs and allergies along with the dirt.

The 4D wash system and the triadic pulsator of this washing machine ensure that your clothes get the perfect wash they deserve. Its pulsator has soft scrub pads and swirls jets that remove even the most stubborn of stains with ease. Its action is amplified even more by the bi-axial rotation of clothes, thanks to the 4D wash system.

After the dirt has been removed you will be able to choose from whether you want to air dry or spin them inside the washing machine. You will have full control over your clothes.

IFB has also provided a Bleach and Auto Softener dispenser inside this washing machine. These special inlets allow the detergent/bleach to be mixed thoroughly with the clothes while washing.

There is a hygiene mode on its menu, which you should turn on if you have sensitive skin. It will make sure that there are no traces of detergent/bleach left on the clothes.

The starting price of the IFB TL SDG is 29k, which I know is a bit expensive, but it is worth every Rupee. It comes with an overall warranty of 4 years.

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Pros
  • Ideal for large families
  • Plenty of wash options
  • User interface is simple
  • It comes with an in-built water heater
  • Bleach dispenser works very well
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Cons
  • High price
  • Chunky and heavy design

6. Best for Medium Families: Bosch 7Kg (WAK24164IN)

TypeFully Automatic
Access LocationFront
Max Speed700 RPM
Weight7 Kg
Warranty2 years

This is a front-loading fully automatic washing machine from Bosch. It has a capacity of 7 Kgs, which puts it between the small 6 Kg ones and large 9 Kg ones. So, its size is not an issue, as it can easily be used by bachelor’s and by families.

There are a total of 6 wash modes for you to choose from, and they are Kidswear, Lingerie, Delicates, Wool, Sportswear, Cotton, Synthetics, and Mix. These cover almost all kinds of fabrics, so you will not have trouble washing anything.

The in-built water heater of the washing machine allows you to control the temperature of the water. You can set it to cold, 30, 40, or 60 degrees. There is also a drum clean option, which will use this hot water to clean its drum thoroughly. This will ensure that there are no leftover germs and allergies from clothes inside the washing machine.

Bosch has ensured that its working will be silent and will not go above 54 dB of noise, even on the maximum rotation speed. This makes it one of the most noise-efficient washing machines on this list.

One of the best features of this device is its versatility with pressure. It will work well even with a low water pressure of 0.3 bar. Most machines do not have this, and people who live in such areas suffer from great difficulties.

You can purchase this washing machine for about 30k Rupees, and it comes with a warranty of 2 years.

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Pros
  • Strong, yet silent motor
  • Works well with low pressure of water
  • Easy to control
  • Plenty of washing modes
  • It comes with a child-lock feature
  • Build to last for years
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Cons
  • High price

7. Best for Small Families: Samsung 6.5Kg (WW65M206L0W)

Samsung 6.5 kg Inverter Fully-Automatic Front Loading Washing Machine (WW65M206L0W/TL, White, Inbuilt Heater)
TypeFully Automatic
Access LocationFront
Max Speed1000 RPM
Weight6.5 Kg
Warranty3 years

Samsung makes some of the most reliable products when it comes to electronics. We have included their top-quality washing machine for the same reason. It has some excellent features and is priced reasonably.

With a capacity of 6.5 Kgs and a rotational speed of 1000 RPM, this washing machine can easily remove all the dust and germs from your clothes. You can select any one of its washing modes (Denim, Delicates, Baby Care, Wool, Cotton), and it will get the job done with absolute surety.

The Silver Wash technology of this washing machine uses its water heating mechanism to remove allergies and dirt from fabrics. This feature will come in super handy when you have to wash the clothes of someone who is sick.

The Quick Wash feature of this device will allow you to wash clothes in super quickly. If you are low on time, just turn it on and within a few minutes, you will have them clean. However, make sure that they are not super dirty, and need a light wash only. Otherwise, the stains won’t be removed fully.

The build quality of this washing machine is amazing as it is made from superior quality of steel. You can count on it to last for many years. It starts from a base price of 26k Rupees and comes with a warranty of 3 years.

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Pros
  • Customer support is excellent
  • Looks premium
  • It comes with an in-built water heater
  • Ideal for small to medium families
  • Menu is very easy to operate
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Cons
  • Less washing modes
  • Design is a bit out-dated

8. Good Washing Machine Under 30000: Haier 6.5Kg

Haier 6.5 kg Fully-Automatic Front Loading Washing Machine (HW65-B10636NZP, Titanium Grey)
TypeFully Automatic
Access LocationFront
Max Speed1400 RPM
Weight6.5 Kg
Warranty2 years

Haier B10636NZP is a fully automatic washing machine. It is probably the most good looking product on this list, thanks to its all black glass door and grey steel body.

The washing machine is powered by an inverter motor, which gives it a rotational speed of 1400 RPM. So, not only will it save you some money on the electricity bill, but will also give you exceptional power.

There are a total of 16 wash programs to choose from in this device. It is not possible to name all of them here, but I will cover the major one so that you can get an idea of what you will be getting. They are 15 min wash, cotton, synthetic, wool, jeans, cotton fast, hygienic, spin, mix, and more.

The NZP technology that Haier has installed in this device ensures that it does not stop working due to the low pressure of water. It can handle pressures up to 0.01 Mpa, which is suitable for people living in low-pressure areas.

If you turn on the child lock of this machine, it will disable its control menu. The washing machine and children, both will be safe from each other. This control menu is water-proof too, which makes it much safer to use. It will help in preventing any electricity-related hazards.

To remove bacteria and germs from your clothes turn on its hygiene mode. It will successfully eliminate 99.8% of bacterias and germs from them.

The starting price of this futuristic washing machine from Haier is 26k Rupees, and it comes with a warranty of 2 years.

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Pros
  • Design and build quality is fantastic
  • Great noise cancellation
  • Customer support is excellent
  • Saves electricity and water
  • Numerous wash modes
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Cons
  • Cost of maintenance is high

9. Best Eco-Friendly Option: Bosch 6.5Kg (WAK20166IN)

Bosch 6.5 kg Fully-Automatic Front Loading Washing Machine (WAK20166IN, Titanium)
TypeFully Automatic
Access LocationFront
Max Speed1000 RPM
Weight6.5 Kg
Warranty2 years

Bosch WAK20166IN is an eco-friendly washing machine. It will be your perfect companion for washing because it is compact and powerful. It will not take much space in your bathroom and will get the job done in a minimum amount of time.

Its capacity is 6.5 Kgs, which is sufficient for families and bachelors. You will be able to wash the clothes of 5-6 people at once.

Even though its motor is quite powerful, thanks to its speed of 1000 RPM. It does not make much noise. This is due to its amazing design, and excellent engineering from Bosch.

Leftover dust and residues from clothes are removed from the drum of the machine by itself. It has a drum clean mode, which will use hot water to get rid of these allergies and germs. This will significantly improve the life of your machine.

Some additional features of this washing machine are Child Lock, Low water pressure compatibility, volt check, and in-built water heater. All of these are available only in the most premium of devices, so you will be spending your money in the right place with this purchase.

You can get the Bosch WAK20166IN  for about 27k Rupees and it comes with a warranty of 2 years. This warranty extends to 10 years on its motor.

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Pros
  • Build quality is excellent
  • Reduces noise 
  • More than 10 washing modes
  • It has in-built heater
  • Energy and water efficient
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Cons
  • Price is a little bit higher

Best Washing Machines Under 30000 – FAQs

Should I buy a top load or front loading washing machine?

Wash quality of both the types of machines are quite similar, so you will not see any upgrade/downgrade in this regard. The front-load washing machines save more water, but that difference is not significant. Their dissimilarity is an inconvenience, as you won’t have to bend over in a top-loading machine. This will save you a lot of pain if you have any back problems. So, opt for top loading one if you have any health problems. Otherwise, the front-loading one is equally good.

Which one is better: Fully Automatic or Semi-Automatic washing machine?

Fully automatic machines are far better than semi-automatic washing machines. It will clean much better, and save you a lot of time. The only scenario where you should buy the latter is when you are low on the budget.

How long should the wash cycles last?

The answer to this question varies with each machine and type of stain you are trying to remove. So, you will have to figure it out yourself.

Which motor is better? Direct drive or belt drive?

The purpose of both the motors is the same, but a direct-drive motor is much quieter than a belt-drive, so you should opt for it. Also, there are less moving parts in a machine that has a direct motor, which makes it much more reliable in the long run.

Verdict

We have put a lot of investment and time into research to find you the best washing machine under 30000 rupees segment. To shortlist our suggestions, if you’re a couple or a family of 4 members, go for the Samsung 6.5Kg option. For medium-size families, we would recommend the Bosch 7Kg machine, and for big or joint families, we highly recommend LG 5-Star 9Kg one which will satisfy your needs with ease. If you’re still confused about anything, feel free to comment down, and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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