Toilets Between 1 and 1.6 GPF

Water is one of the earth’s scarce resources, and as populations grow, there will be increasing pressure placed on these resources. Water remains the most effective means of flushing waste down a modern toilet. Governments are putting pressure on manufacturers to reduce the amount of water used in the toilets that they produce, and they have responded with new and more efficient flushing technology, while still managing to reduce the volume of water required. We’ve reviewed some of these toilets below.

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TOTO CST744SG#01 Drake 2-Piece Toilet with Elongated Bowl and Sanagloss,1.6 GPF, Glazed Cotton White
TOTO CST744SG#01 Drake
The seat is not included with the purchase. Both tank and bowl are protected by TOTO’s patented SanaGloss glaze.
TOTO MS854114S#01 Ultramax Elongated One Piece Toilet, Cotton White
TOTO MS854114S#01 Ultramax
This is coupled with a computer-designed, fully glazed trapway. The powerful siphon jet flushing action uses 1.6 gallons of water per flush (GPF).
American Standard 2034.014.020 Champion-4 Right Height One-Piece Elongated Toilet, White
American Standard Champion 4
The Accelerator flush valve is four inches wide and is paired with the industry’s most extensive siphon outlet.
American Standard 2004.014.020 Champion-4 Elongated One-Piece Toilet, White
American Standard 2004.014.021 Champion-4
The vitreous china bowl and tank are protected by the EverClean glaze, which prevents the build-up of bacteria, mold and mildew.
TOTO MS964214CEFG#01 Eco Soiree Elongated One Piece Toilet with Chrome Plated Sanagloss, Cotton White
TOTO MS964214CEFG#01 Eco Soiree
The Double Cyclone flushing system is efficient, powerful and quiet. This system consists of two nozzles, doing away with the need for holes in the rim.
KOHLER 3810-0 Santa Rosa Comfort Height Elongated 1.28 GPF Toilet with AquaPiston Flush Technology and Left-Hand Trip Lever, White
KOHLER 3810-0 Santa Rosa
The bowl is elongated for greater comfort, but it occupies the same space of a round bowl, making it ideal for small spaces.
TOTO CST744SG#01 Drake 2-Piece Toilet with Elongated Bowl and Sanagloss,1.6 GPF, Glazed Cotton White
TOTO CST744SG#01 Drake
The seat is not included with the purchase. Both tank and bowl are protected by TOTO’s patented SanaGloss glaze.
TOTO MS854114S#01 Ultramax Elongated One Piece Toilet, Cotton White
TOTO MS854114S#01 Ultramax
This is coupled with a computer-designed, fully glazed trapway. The powerful siphon jet flushing action uses 1.6 gallons of water per flush (GPF).
American Standard 2034.014.020 Champion-4 Right Height One-Piece Elongated Toilet, White
American Standard Champion 4
The Accelerator flush valve is four inches wide and is paired with the industry’s most extensive siphon outlet.
American Standard 2004.014.020 Champion-4 Elongated One-Piece Toilet, White
American Standard 2004.014.021 Champion-4
The vitreous china bowl and tank are protected by the EverClean glaze, which prevents the build-up of bacteria, mold and mildew.
TOTO MS964214CEFG#01 Eco Soiree Elongated One Piece Toilet with Chrome Plated Sanagloss, Cotton White
TOTO MS964214CEFG#01 Eco Soiree
The Double Cyclone flushing system is efficient, powerful and quiet. This system consists of two nozzles, doing away with the need for holes in the rim.
KOHLER 3810-0 Santa Rosa Comfort Height Elongated 1.28 GPF Toilet with AquaPiston Flush Technology and Left-Hand Trip Lever, White
KOHLER 3810-0 Santa Rosa
The bowl is elongated for greater comfort, but it occupies the same space of a round bowl, making it ideal for small spaces.

Best Toilets With GPF Under 1.6

TOTO CST744SG#01 Drake 2-Piece Toilet with Elongated Bowl and Sanagloss,1.6 GPF

This glazed, cotton white toilet is in the middle of the price range. The two-piece construction has a modern high-profile tank, with a side-mounted, chrome-plated activation lever. The bowl is elongated. The seat is not included with the purchase. Both tank and bowl are protected by TOTO’s patented SanaGloss glaze. This ionized barrier has a hard and glossy finish that repels particles, bacteria and mold, reducing cleaning time and saving on water and chemical cleaners. It also ensures that the toilet retains its good looks. This product has a large water surface, which helps to reduce odors.

The G-Max flushing system is quiet and powerful, sporting a commercial flushing performance. This is the result of the three-inch flush valve, which is 125% larger than the standard. This valve is paired with a computer-designed, fully glazed trapway, which is also wider than industry standards resulting in a robust and reliable flush.

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TOTO MS854114S#01 Ultramax Elongated One Piece Toilet, Cotton White

This cotton white, single-piece toilet with a high-profile tank is at the higher end of the mid-price range. It has a chrome side-mounted flush lever. The quiet but powerful G-Max flushing system offers commercial grade flushing performance every time. The system is the industry benchmark. The three-inch flush valve is 125% bigger than a standard two-inch valve, ensuring that water rushes into the bowl quickly. This is coupled with a computer-designed, fully glazed trapway. The powerful siphon jet flushing action uses 1.6 gallons of water per flush (GPF).

A SoftClose seat is included. This ergonomically designed toilet seat maximizes comfort. It is molded from high-impact polypropylene. This is a high-gloss plastic that is resistant to chemical cleaners. Designed to stop the lid slamming, the seat and lid have hinges that always close gently. The seat can be upgraded to include a washlet for personal hygiene. The washlet is a bidet-style water spray with temperature control. The toilet comes with a five-year limited warranty.

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American Standard Champion 4 1-piece 1.6 GPF Right Height Elongated Toilet

This one-piece toilet is at the top of the price range. It has an elongated bowl and a high-profile tank. It is available in bone. The chrome-plated activation lever is mounted on the front of the tank. The vitreous china tank and bowl are protected by the EverClean glaze, which protects the surface from bacteria, mold and mildew. Bacteria are known to cause odors and discoloration so this surface protection will ensure that the toilet looks good for years. The ComfortHeight seat is the same height as a standard chair, making it easier for adults to sit and rise from the seat.

The selling point of this toilet is the flushing system. It has the biggest flush valve in the industry. The Accelerator flush valve is four inches wide and is paired with the industry’s most extensive siphon outlet. The wide flush valve allows water into the toilet three times faster than the standard. The result is that this toilet can move waste 70% heavier than the industry standard, achieving an MaP rating of 1000 grams. The Speed Connect coupling makes installation easy. The seat is not included. The toilet has a generous ten-year warranty on the china parts.

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American Standard 2004.014.021 Champion-4 Elongated One-Piece Toilet, Bone

At the higher end of the mid-price range, this single-piece, high-profile toilet has an elongated seat for greater comfort. The single piece construction makes for easier cleaning because the surface has fewer crevices where dirt and bacteria can accumulate. The vitreous china bowl and tank are protected by the EverClean glaze, which prevents the build-up of bacteria, mold and mildew. Bacteria are known to cause odors and discoloration so this hard, high-gloss finish will ensure the color and gloss are retained for years.

The Champion 4 flushing system boasts a four-inch Accelerator piston action valve, which is the biggest in the industry, as is the glazed trapway. Together they produce a flush that is fast, quiet and powerful. This flush system can move waste 70% heavier than the industry standard, and it will never clog up. It uses 1.6 GPF. The seat is not included. This product carries a ten-year warranty for both residential and commercial use.

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TOTO MS964214CEFG#01 Eco Soiree Elongated One Piece Toilet

This white cotton toilet just tips the higher end of the price scale. It has a beautiful high-profile tank with a very lovely finish. The single construction along with the skirted bowl confers a sleek and elegant look to the toilet and makes it easy to keep clean. It has an elongated seat for greater comfort. The chrome-plated flush lever is mounted on the front of the tank. The toilet is ADA-compliant. The ceramic toilet is protected by the patented SanaGloss glaze, which repels particles, mold and mildew. This means that the toilet does not have to be cleaned so often, saving on water and cleaning products. The protective glaze will ensure that the toilet retains its gloss and color for years.

The product comes with a SoftClose seat, which has been ergonomically designed for maximum comfort. The seat is molded from high-impact polypropylene, a high-gloss plastic that can withstand the use of chemical cleaners. The SoftClose seat has been designed to prevent the lid from slamming. The seat and lid have hinges that gently close every time they are lowered.

The Double Cyclone flushing system is efficient, powerful and quiet. This system consists of two nozzles, doing away with the need for holes in the rim. These nozzles force water into the bowl more efficiently, ensuring a powerful flush with just 1.28 GPF.

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KOHLER 3810-0 Santa Rosa Comfort Height Elongated 1.28 GPF Toilet

This white toilet is in the middle of the price range. It is a one-piece design making it easier to keep clean and lending it a sleek and modern look. The bowl is elongated for greater comfort, but it occupies the same space of a round bowl, making it ideal for small spaces. The chrome-plated activation lever is mounted to the side of the tank. The Comfort Height bowl is chair height making it comfortable for adults to sit on and rise from the seat. The toilet seat is included.

The AquaPiston flush ensures that water enters the bowl from all sides, resulting in a sparkling clean flush with just 1.28 GPF. The canister covers 90% of the seal ensuring a leak-free toilet. This product has a one-year limited warranty.

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Woodbridge Dual Flush Elongated One Piece Toilet

This toilet in the medium price range has a sleek and elegant appearance. Its single-piece design and skirted bowl make it very easy to clean. It has a low-profile tank with a chrome-plated, top-mounted button. The seat is comfort height meaning it is a standard chair height. This makes it much more comfortable for adults to sit on or rise from the seat.

The dual flush allows the user to select between a full flush and partial flush, which will use either 1.6 or 1.28 GPF. The siphon flushing design ensures a fast and quiet flush every time.

All components needed for installation are included in the pack, and the product has been designed for easy installation. A soft-closing toilet seat with stainless steel hinges is also included. The product has a five-year warranty on porcelain parts and one-year warranty on the seat and mechanical parts.

American Standard 2862.056.020 Fairfield Elongated One-Piece Toilet with Seat, White

This toilet is at the bottom of the price range. It is constructed of vitreous china. The one-piece design makes it easy to keep clean as there are no crevices to harbor bacteria and dirt. It has an elongated seat making it a more comfortable toilet. The polished chrome actuator is mounted on the side of the low profile tank. The siphon action flush uses 1.6 GPF. The pack includes a color-matched lid and seat. The unit has a one-year limited warranty.

Toto MS970CEMFG#01 1.28-GPF/0.9-GPF Washlet with Integrated Toilet G500

This low, sleek, one-piece toilet is at the top of the price range, but it offers features that not many toilets do. The unit has clean lines and is skirted, making it easy to keep clean and sanitized. The white cotton toilet has an elongated bowl for greater comfort. It is universal height and is ADA compliant.

The Dual-Max flushing system allows the user to choose between a full or partial flush, resulting in water usage of either 1.28 or 0.9 GPF. The flush system uses gravity pull along with a cycle bowl cleanse. The patented SanaGloss glaze protects the toilet surface. This is a hard and glossy finish that helps to repel particles, keeping the bowl spotlessly clean. A remote control activates the hands-free flush. The lid and seat open automatically, activated either by a sensor or remote control.

The seat includes a washlet for personal hygiene with front and rear washing facilities. These have both pressure and temperature control functions. There is an automatic deodorizer and a warm air drier on the toilet. The illuminated touch pad allows two users to program different settings.

Between 1 and 1.6 GPF Toilets Comparison Chart

ToiletPriceWater ConsumptionCertificationDimensionShapeFinishRating
TOTO CST744SG#01 DrakeN/A1.6 GPFN/A28 x 19.5 x 28.5 inches ElongatedN/A8/10
TOTO MS854114S#01 Ultramax$$$1.6 GPFN/A28 x 17 x 28 inches ElongatedN/A8/10
American Standard 2034.014.020 Champion-4N/A1.6 GPFN/A29.8 x 17.8 x 29.5 inches ElongatedWhite 9/10
American Standard Champion-4N/A1.6 GPFN/A29.8 x 17.8 x 28.1 inches ElongatedWhite 7/10
TOTO MS964214CEFG#01 Eco Soiree$$$1.28 GPF WaterSense 28.1 x 14 x 27.8 inches ElongatedCotton White 8/10
KOHLER 3810-0 Santa Rosa$$$1.28 GPF WaterSense 31 x 20.8 x 29 inches ElongatedWhite 8/10

Conclusion

Toilet manufacturers have come a long way to reduce the water usage of toilets, and in doing so, they have also improved the flush systems so that toilets look good, clean and sanitary, and no longer have problems with clogging. With so many different designs to choose from we hope that these reviews will help you choose a toilet that suits your lifestyle and household.

Last update on 2018-12-17 at 20:55 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API