With a 1 horsepower motor, jam sensor, auto-reverse, and 3 stages of shredding, this garbage disposal is a step above all others.
Pretty expensive when compared to the other disposers on this list.
Its impressive performance and quiet operation make it our #1 choice for those who expect a lot from their garbage disposal. Worth the price.
A powerful 1 horsepower permanent magnet motor and stainless steel grind components mean that this is a long-lasting machine.
Its single-stage grinding process isn’t quite as effective as some of the dual and triple-stage disposals on our list.
While lacking a multi-stage grinding chamber, the Waste King L-8000 has all the power and other features you can ask for. Its strengths far outweigh that one slight weakness.
Swivel impellers, a split-phase motor, and front-mount reset button make this garbage disposal suited to hassle-free use.
While perfectly adequate for most users, it’s not powerful enough for people with narrow drain pipes or septic tanks.
If you would really prefer not having to clear jams and your plumbing can handle it, this is a good option for you.
Offers a bio-charge injection system, dual-stage shredding, and a powerful 3/4 horsepower motor.
Has some features that many people will not find necessary for their non-septic tank sewage systems, presumably raising the cost.
When compared to similar machines without the addition of bio-charge injection, it’s competitively priced. Add in the fact that it works with septic tanks and it sounds like a bargain.
Features swivel impellers, a fairly sturdy 1/2 horsepower motor and overload protection, all at a good price and in a small package.
Galvanized steel grinding components mean that it isn’t quite as durable as some of the others.
The company has chosen a good set of additional features, prioritizing ease of use over longevity for less intensive users.
A 3/4 horsepower motor provides significant power in an affordable garbage disposal.
The galvanized steel components built into this machine aren’t up to par with the stainless steel options others offer.
Similar garbage disposals without galvanized steel parts are much more expensive, making this unit a great option for those who want power without paying a high price.
With a strong 3/4 horsepower motor, dual-stage shredding system, and durable grind components, it is easy to see this garburator is a quality product.
It is somewhat more expensive than many of the other options.
The price of this disposal unit will probably not be a concern for people who really need its heavy-duty strength and abilities.
An average system with above-average 3/4 horsepower motor and durable grind mechanism.
No fancy bells and whistles to brag about.
A good machine if you’re only interested in basic functionality, which doesn’t pretend to be more than it is.
This is basically an average household disposer with the addition of stainless steel components.
The attached power cord leaves no direct wire option.
This is a good choice for households who depend on electrical outlet hook-ups rather than a hardwired cable.
Very affordable when compared with many of the others on this list.
Only 1/3 horsepower motor and no special features or particularly impressive grinding capacity.
A good choice for anyone who only needs something basic and is working within a budget.
Swivel impellers and a split-phase motor mean that this system will not stay jammed for long.
No stainless steel components, multi-stage processing, or other special features.
Swivel impellers propel this out of the average zone and make it a little more attractive at this price.
Features stainless steel grind components, a splash guard, and front-mounted reset button.
Only 1/3 horsepower motor, which is not as strong as many the others. Expect the occasional jam.
A rather basic machine with a couple of slight upgrades that take it a step above similarly-priced options.