The reviews for Bryant furnaces generally state that they are very reliable and efficient. However, there are a few complaints of a continuous need for replacement parts. Customers either love their furnaces or complain that the installation was poor.
Bryant furnaces rank third on TopFurnaceGuide.com, being topped by Coleman and Trane. Bryant ranks higher than Rheem, Lennox, and Goodman in price and performance. The number one complaint among all of the furnace purchasers, regardless of brand, is poor installation.
Various reviewers on FurnaceCompare.com compliment the Bryant brand for gas efficiency, durability and reliability. One customer said her furnace has lasted over 19 years. Another reviewer complained that the unit shut down in the middle of the night, and several others complained their units need replacement of too many of the major parts.