Maytag Brand Earns High Front Load Washer Ratings
No. 1 rated Maxima XL Front Load Washers Give You Performance You Can Depend On*
PR Newswire

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Maytag brand's commitment to building dependable and efficient appliances has once again been recognized with numerous top ratings from a leading consumer magazine. The company was recently ranked No. 1 in Front Load Washers based on a variety of criteria, including cleaning, energy efficiency, water efficiency, and capacity.  The brand earned the highest marks ever given by the magazine in this category.

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"It's an honor anytime Maytag appliances are recognized for their quality," said Heather Jones, senior brand manager, Maytag. "But these rankings truly demonstrate the importance of manufacturing top-notch appliances that are dependable, efficient and provide the most value to the consumer. The brand's reputation has been built on its commitment to dependability and these ratings help further validate that position." 

The Maytag Maxima XL Front Load Washers received high scores in every major category. Thanks to the extra-large 4.3 cu. ft. capacity and backed by the best cleaning in the industry enabled by the PowerWash® System **, consumers can always count on their Maytag Maxima XL Front Load Washer to get the job done right. On top of that, these Front Load Washers are designed, engineered and assembled in Ohio, so consumers can buy with confidence knowing that the Maxima XL pairs are assembled right here in the United States.     

The timing of the report and outstanding ratings coincide with the brand's largest promotion of the year; its annual May is Maytag Month celebration. Throughout the month, Maytag will be supporting its retail partners and giving back to consumers with special offers and promotions on all of the brand's top appliances.

* As rated by a leading consumer magazine.

**Among leading front load brands, comparable cycles and settings.

About Maytag Brand

For more than a century, Maytag brand appliances have been synonymous with dependability and durability. Through the commitment of Whirlpool Corporation, Maytag brand's enduring tradition of quality production and performance continues to thrive. Exceptionally durable, commercial-grade components are found in many Maytag brand appliances – including Maytag® Maxima® front-load and Maytag® Bravos® top-load washers and dryers. Maytag brand is part of the Whirlpool Corporation, the world's leading manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances, with annual sales of approximately $18 billion in 2012, 68,000 employees, and 66 manufacturing and technology research centers around the world. For more information on any Maytag brand appliance, visit

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