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Maytag Bravos White Top Load Steam Washer - MVWB980BW

Abt Model: MVWB980BWH | UPC Code: 883049285764
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Maytag Bravos XL HE White Top Load Steam Washer, Model MVWB980BWH

Features:

  • Best Cleaning In The Industry Enabled By The PowerWash® System
  • Best Cleaning in the Industry Enabled by the Cold Wash Cycle
  • Maytag® Commercial Technology
  • 10-year Limited Parts Warranty on Washer Motor and Stainless Steel Wash Basket
  • Steam Washer
  • Extra-Large Capacity to Clean Your Largest Loads
  • PowerSpray Technology
  • Optimal Dispensers
  • PowerWash® Cycle
  • Cold Wash Cycle
  • Recirculation System
  • American Pride
  • Stainless Steel Wash Basket
  • IntelliClean™ Impeller
  • Allergen Cycle
  • Sanitary Cycle with Oxi and Steam
  • Meets CEE Tier 3 Standards
  • SmoothClose™ Lid

Specifications:

Construction

  • Washer Top Finish: Powder Coat
  • Capacity: 4.8 Cu. Ft.

Performance

  • Bleach Dispenser: Timed Bleach Dispenser
  • Tier Level: Tier 3 - 2011
  • Sound Package: Quiet Series
  • Number of Cycles: 16
  • Heavy Duty Wash: Yes
  • Normal Wash: Normal
  • Extra Rinse: Yes
  • Delay Start: Yes

Electrical

  • 120 V.

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 45-1/8"
  • Depth: 27-5/8"
  • Width: 27-9/16"

Approximate Weight:

  • Shipping: 175

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details

 

 

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Load TypeTop Loading
SteamYes
ColorWhite
Capacity (cu. ft.)4.8
Height (inches)45.13
Width (inches)28
Depth (inches)27.63
DispensersBleach, Fabric Softener
Control TypeDigital, Knobs
End-Of-Cycle SignalYes
Internal Water HeaterNo
Temperatures Settings5
Wash Cycles16
Reversible DoorNo
Spin Speed (RPM)1100
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
Voltage120 V
  

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Maytag Bravos White Top Load Steam Washer
 
4.6

(based on 555 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Large capacity (81)
  • Cleaning performance (67)
  • Convenient features (63)
  • Energy savings (57)
  • Quiet (54)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (24)
  • Cleanability (8)
  • Loud (7)

Best Uses

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  • Everyday clothes (7)
  • Towels (7)
  • Delicate (5)
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Most Liked Positive Review

 

So different from my old traditional washer, but gets the cl

This washer operates differently than my previous top-loaders. It doesn't use much water or soap, so it makes me think it's not working right, but the clothes come out nice, fresh, and...Read complete review

This washer operates differently than my previous top-loaders. It doesn't use much water or soap, so it makes me think it's not working right, but the clothes come out nice, fresh, and clean. The absolute best part is that my 2 and 3 year-old grandkids LOVE pulling up chairs and watching through the glass top the laundry churning and going round and round. They enjoy the "music" and lights that the power and selection buttons make. Best money I ever spent!!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Dark clothes covered in dirt after washing!

After one month of ownership, I'm so fed up and disappointed with this machine! I did lots of research and thought it was going to be an amazing machine to replace our fabulous 29...Read complete review

After one month of ownership, I'm so fed up and disappointed with this machine! I did lots of research and thought it was going to be an amazing machine to replace our fabulous 29 year-old Maytag that finally died. Initially, it seemed to work okay with light-colored clothing, but when it came to navy work pants and other dark clothes, it is a total loser! I washed them 2 times and used extra rinse cycles, but they still came out covered with loose dirt that was redeposited all over them during the spin cycle. I had to brush the dirt off and wipe the pants down with a clean damp towel to remove the deposits. The towel was filthy afterwards! How can they say that this machine is good? I even cleaned the machine with bleach as recommended for each month, but that made no difference in the performance. There just simply isn't enough water going into each wash to carry away the dirt. And there's no filter for the dirt either. Also, the spin cycle may remove most all the water, but the clothes are all wrinkled afterwards! I have to set the spin cycle to low just to keep the wrinkles down and then I have to fluff the clothes in a hot dryer for 5 minutes before hanging them or else I'd have to iron everything. (Yes, we prefer to hang our laundry to save on energy). I want my money back and a regular old fashioned washer again that actually cleans the clothes!

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2.0

Not so good

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from Santa Fe, NM

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This is the second washer purchased in 3 yrs. because the tub in the first one completely deteriorated within 15 mos. calling Maytag brought no satisfaction. The only reason for the purchase of the second was to match the existing dryer. No wonder there are new models in the stores

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5.0

GREAT

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from Asheboro NC

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GREAT PRODUCT

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4.0

Great washer and dryer

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from Alexis Creek BC

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Seems to work great both washer and dryer ... had a Maytag set for over 8 years with no issues here's hoping this set is the same :) My only complaint is the height is could be a wee bit smaller as I find myself standing on my tip toes to reach the bottom.

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5.0

Nice big tub!

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from Elloree, SC

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After having a Maytag front loader for 10 years, I decided to buy this top loader. I love the nice big stainless tub.I like all the features it offers. p.s I hope I win the matching dryer !!

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4.0

Pretty Good HE Washer

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from Cookeville, TN

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I really like my new washer but with all HE machines, they don't totally cover the clothing and soak the clothes in water and I have had to get used to the idea that some things may not get cleaned if I don't spend a little time pre-soaking or spraying with a pre-wash. This is not the fault of Maytag, but the price paid for high efficiency and use of limited water. Otherwise, this has been a good machine and easy to use. We have only had it for 1 month so if anything changes, I will edit this review.

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5.0

My new Matag

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from cape coral, fl

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I was determined to purchase another Matag washer and dryer as I had previously owned one. I love this washer and would recomend it to anyone wanting to purchase a good washer with many features.

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5.0

Awesome washer. I am so happy with it. Hope it runs forever

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from Quincy,ma

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This washer that I bought recently is absolutely awesome. It has so many features. It's also fun to run and the dryer that goes with it.

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5.0

Love this machine!

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from Roswell, GA

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I recently bought this for my family, and we could not be happier with the unit and its results.

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4.0

Learning curve

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from Daytona beach, Florida

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This has been like having your first smart phone. I keep the instructions on the machine. Yet to get my electric bill to compare. A bit complicated to load but clothes come out cleaner than old style washer.

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4.0

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A good washer.

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