The interior of dishwashers are made in two different tub materials, plastic or stainless steel. If you're not familiar with the advantages and disadvantages of each tub type, look at this comparison between plastic and stainless steel tub materials to help you decide which interior type will be better for your new dishwasher.
|Durability||Long-lasting||Long-lasting, but can rust over time|
|Heat Resistance||Cannot withstand much heat||Can handle higher water temperatures and sanitizes dishes more effectively|
|Energy Efficiency||Less energy efficient||More energy efficient|
|Cleaning||Better at hiding hard water stains and calcium deposits||Quick to show hard water stains and calcium buildup|
|Cost||Less expensive||More expensive|