Though it might not seem like a big decision, choosing a toilet for your new bathroom is a decision that deserves some thought. There aren’t many other products that you will use every single day for the next 20-30 years. When you are searching for your new throne, there are several things to consider. From performance, to water savings, to general design and comfort of the toilet, we will give you all the information you need to make the right decision.
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With 163 five star, and an average of 4.5, the TOTO Drake 2 CST454CEF
Drake 2 is another ultra-low-flow at 1.28 gallons per flush (GPF), using even less water than the CST744SG#01. While it doesn’t come with the G-Max flushing system, it still utilizes a double cyclone flush style to ensure that you have more than enough power to clean the bowl. This style works by using two powerful nozzles to cycle the water through the bowl, combining the natural force of gravity with the velocity of the water to provide more than enough power.
If you are looking for a color other than white, this toilet might be the one for you.
The SANAGLOSS glaze is available in a variety of colors for this model, instead of just the basic white. It is so easy to clean that TOTO recommends using regular dish soap for the job, instead of the typical toxic toilet bowl cleansers needed for other toilets. With an elongated bowl and tall profile design, the TOTO Drake II CST454CEF is ADA complaint, accessible by all without requiring special modifications.
With 94 five star and an average of 4.6, the TOTO Ultramax 2 MS604114CEFG.
This is the only one-piece TOTO on the list, and it is a great option if you prefer the look of a one piece over a two piece. The one piece is easier to clean, and usually offer a more compact design.
Like the other models, this one is an ULF at 1.28 gallons per flush, qualifying for the EPA WaterSense certification, saving you even more on your water bill. It also features the ultra-quiet double cyclone flush. You aren’t restricted to white with this one, since the SANAGLOSS glaze is available in every color except black.
The TOTO MS604114CEFG Ultramax II is an elongated bowl, also a couple inches taller than most toilets, making it more comfortable, as well as ADA compliant. Unlike the other models, this one comes standard with a Toto SoftClose seat, which is molded with a super comfortable ergonomic design. TOTO made installation easy with this one, designing it with the standard 12” rough and easy to access top tightening mounting bolts.
With 168 five star on Amazon, and an overall average of 4.4, the TOTO Drake CST744SG
With a 1.6 gallon flush , this elongated toilet qualifies as an ultra-low-flow (ULF), which can mean substantial cost savings over the life of the toilet. Compare this to the average older toilet that consumes around 3.6 gallons per flush, and you can see the why this TOTO makes the top of our list.
Unlike your typical two piece toilet, this model features the proprietary G-Max flushing system. This utilizes a cyclone action to provide the most powerful flush performance while saving water. Despite all that power, it is also extra quiet, keeping private things private. It is also designed for a fast flush, with a super wide 3” flush valve. This is 1” larger than the typical 2” valve found in regular toilets.
If you purchase this toilet in cotton white, TOTO has made cleaning a breeze with their SANAGLOSS glaze. This ultra-smooth coating keeps the bowl cleaner for longer, meaning you spend less time scrubbing on your hands and knees. This model is available in the typical 12 inch rough, which makes it an easy swap in most homes.
This two piece model has a commercial grade, combining durability and longevity with a modern attractive design. The toilet still has a 12” rough, so it will still fit perfectly in most homes.
A G-Max flushing system comes standard on this model, ensuring a clean bowl, every time.
Along with the elongated bowl, it also features a computer designed, extra wide, fully glazed trap way. This helps to prevent clogs and avoid embarrassing moments. This toilet doesn’t come with a seat out of the box, but you can couple it with either a TOTO SoftClose seat or the upgraded Washlet that offers bidet features.
Like the CST744SG#01, this model comes with the SANAGLOSS option if you choose cotton white. If you choose the Washlet seat, it will also self-clean the bowl after each use, even further extending the time between cleanings.
Finally, with 72 five star, and an average of 4.4, the American Standard 2034.014.020 Champion 4 has the most flushing power toilet with 1,000 grams of solid waste per flush.
Also a one piece, the American Standard received the top possible on the Maximum Performance test. This toilet was specifically designed to prevent clogs, even advertising that you can flush an entire bucket of golf balls at one time.
While the other toilets on our list flush using gravity, this one utilizes a 4 inch piston-action accelerator to provide massive power without using more water. Using 1.6 gpf, it is also an ultra-low flow, making it another great water saver.
As well as being easy to clean as a one piece, this model also features the EverClean Surface, which is an anti-microbial coating over the entire surface of the toilet. This helps to prevent mold growth and staining, making it a breeze to clean. This elongated soft close toilet seat from American Standard fits very well to champion 4.
All of these toilets were tested in the Maximum Performance rate. I hope you agree with our pick.