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Maytag Maxima XL MGD7000AG
 
Approximate retail price:
$1,254.60
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Summary: This Maytag gas dryer offers:
• Moisture sensor
• Steam option.
• Stainless-steel drum
• Stackable
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About - Maytag Maxima XL MGD7000AG

The Maytag Maxima XL MGD7000AG is part of the clothes dryer test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, gas dryer models like the Maxima XL MGD7000AG are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Drying performance:
This score combines performance on three types of laundry loads of different sizes and fabric mixes: A 12-lb. load, predominantly cotton, representing a family's large weekly load; an 8-lb. load of cotton/polyester blend clothing; and a 3-lb. load of synthetic delicates, women's pajamas, nightgowns, bras and underwear.

Capacity:
Among the models we tested, drum volume varied from about 6 to 8.0 cu. ft.

Convenience:
For this measurement, we judged controls and ergonomics, such as ease of loading and unloading, servicing the lint filter, whether the door could clear a tall basket, and whether the machine has a raised edge to contain spills.
About This Brand

This Whirlpool-owned brand is positioned as a durable brand but priced a bit lower than Whirlpool-branded products. The company makes electric and gas products and also sells models that are stackable with the washer. Prices for Maytag dryers range from $350 to $900.

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Features & Specs - Maytag Maxima XL MGD7000AG
info Stainless-steel drum Yes
info Porcelain top No
info Drying rack No
info Custom programs No
info Steam option Yes
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User Reviews - Maytag Maxima XL MGD7000AG
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4.0
Very Good But Too Many Options
11/18/2013
Pros
Adjustable Temperature
Easy To Use
Energy Efficient
Large Capacity
Quiet
Works Quickly
Cons
Best Uses
Bulky Items
Delicates
Everyday Clothes
Sheets & Mattress Covers
Towels
Comment:
It's a very good dryer but is a little too complicated. It requires a cold water hose and the kit was not included. The kit had to be purchased for $35.oo at a home improvement store. The options are not clear and concise either.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
Happy with it
7/19/2013
Pros
Easy To Use
Energy Efficient
Quiet
Works Quickly
Cons
Best Uses
Everyday Clothes
Comment:
We've had the MGD6000AG for about a month and I'm really happy with it. IT's quiet and efficient. It sometimes leaves the clothes a little damp, but I know there's a setting to adjust that. We replaced a dryer from the 80s and this one is WAYYYYY better!
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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