The Haier HLP21N is a washer that loads from the top, is very small, but extremely efficient and nearly spins the clothes dry before it is done washing them.
It has three different wash cycles and three different water levels giving you choices on how to wash your clothes. It can handle a capacity of 6.6 pounds per load of clothing. It is portable, has an adapter so it can connect to a faucet and it weighs less than a fifty pound sack of potatoes. It is light weight makes it easy to move around when the load is done for stowing away in a corner.
It is 30 inches high by 17 5/8 inches wide by 17 3/4inches deep which is why it is one of the most compact washers available in stores today. It is priced at $239.00 making it affordable for students or a single person starting out on their own. Out of five stars this washer rates a 4.5 for price and efficiency.