Customer reviews consistently rate Maytag washers very high, earning an average of between 4.7 out of a possible 5 stars for a variety of models on Lowe's official site. This brand receives an average of 4.4 stars on Home Depot's website.
Maytag washing machines are typically considered to be a good buy with a wide variety of models to choose from, reports Washing Machine Review. They produce both top and front loading machines, washer/dryer combinations and commercial models. According to the review, Maytag washers have several strengths that have swayed consumers to choose them over other brands.
All of Maytag's washers are built with commercial strength and materials, such as bearings, grade belts, stainless steel wash baskets and extra strength door hinges. They are known for their steam technology, which claims to remove 95 percent of allergens from clothing. Machines carry a large capacity, are easy to use and have the Energy Star rating which indicates excellent cost efficiency based on water and energy usage.
The disadvantages consumers expressed about Maytag's washers are mainly the limited features of less expensive models. The pricier, high-end models have the majority of advanced features like steam cleaning. Additionally, some consumer complaints have been reported to Consumer Affairs relating to the washers not cleaning clothes on the first wash and coming out wrinkled.