We researched portable washing machines for more than 60 hours in order to find the best options available. Our top selection is the compact and budget-friendly Magic Chef MCSTCW16W4. This machine is energy efficient, costing approximately $8 a year to run. The fast spin speeds also save money and time on drying your clothing after using it. It is a little over 20 inches wide, so it can fit in even the tiniest kitchen or closet for storage when not in use. This machine has six wash cycles and three water temperatures. It also includes common cycle types like heavy and delicate, which will help you wash your clothing the way you want. .