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Kitchen ranges

Maytag MIR8890AS
 
Approximate retail price:
$1800
Summary: This Maytag freestanding electric induction range has the following:
• 4 surface cooking elements
• Among surface elements, 2 high-powered element(s).
• Convection oven mode.
• Warming drawer.
• Touchpads for setting oven temperature.
• No high-temperature oven self-cleaning function.
• Touch controls instead of dials for cooktop settings.
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Type: Induction smoothtop (30-inch)
User Reviews
User Reviews

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
3.0
Sketchy Electronics
3/23/2014
Pros
Attractive Design
Heats Up Quickly
High-Powered Burners
Induction Cooktop
Large Surface Area
Cons
Convection Control
Elecronics - Cooktop
Electronics - Main
Unreliable Performance
Best Uses
Comment:
Here's what's great:<br />** the induction is faster than gas, and safer than radiant (it's the pan that heats, not the cooktop).<br />** very large oven cavity and window<br />** nice design<br /><br />Here's what disappoints:<br />** electronics for cooktop replaced twice.<br />** electronics for oven replaced twice, and STILL not functioning. It's a programming error that Maytag has not resolved. For example:<br />----- convection stops at temps above 400. Even after control board replaced and new convection assembly installed.<br />----- delay cook feature doesn't work, even when following instruction booklet step-by-step<br /><br />The technology for induction and convection are not new. Maytag manages to get it wrong, and charges a premium price for it.
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
It made it past one year then quit !!
6/9/2013
Pros
Attractive Design
Heats Up Quickly
High-Powered Burners
Cons
Imprecise Temp Control
Unreliable Performance
Best Uses
Baking
Comment:
When using the oven the stove top will keep beeping and would become unresponsove. And all at once after about 14 mounths old made a bang and only the oven controles seem to respond wife dosent trust to use any longer.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
Looks nice but went bang after 12 days!
5/16/2013
Pros
Attractive Design
Cons
Lasted Just 12 Days
Parts not available
Unreliable Performance
Best Uses
Comment:
We purchased on April 10, delivery April 16, loud bang on April 28 and it hasn't worked since. Service provider arrived quickly and identified the induction module as totally inoperative. Parts ordered but here we are on May 16 cooking on a 32 year old liquid fuel Coleman stove and wondering why we spent a few bucks short of $2,000 for something to store our kitchenware in. Waste of money. Do not purchase this appliance unless you have an alternative means of cooking your meals.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
The Maytag MIR8890AS is part of the Kitchen ranges test program at Consumer Reports. The Maytag MIR8890AS Kitchen ranges features and specs include High-power elements, Cooking drawer, Double oven, Slide-in, Low-power elements, Medium-power elements, Stainless steel available, Convection mode. In our lab tests, Kitchen ranges models like the Maytag MIR8890AS are reviewed on Cooktop low, Oven capacity, Self-cleaning, Overall score, Baking, Broiling, Cooktop high. Consumer Reports subscribers share reviews of the Maytag MIR8890AS based on personal experience. The user reviews of the Maytag MIR8890AS include star ratings, pros, cons, best uses, and a bottom line review to help guide your purchasing decision of the Maytag MIR8890AS.
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