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Mansfield Alto 137-160
 
Approximate retail price:
$150
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Type: Single flush toilets
About - Mansfield Alto 137-160

The Mansfield Alto 137-160 is part of the toilet test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, toilet models like the Alto 137-160 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Solid waste removal:
The ability to move simulated waste through the bowl and trap.

Noise:
Flush quietness without the seat.

Bowl cleaning:
How well flushing cleaned the bowl's front and sides.
Features & Specs - Mansfield Alto 137-160
info Resists soil and odor Yes
info Resists drainline clogs No
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User Reviews - Mansfield Alto 137-160
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5.0
Great toilet
5/14/2014
Pros
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
I don't understand the comments. I have 2 of these and 2 Mansfield Summits. I upgraded to the Summit after I couldn't get the Gerber Avalanche due to availability issues. I checked map ratings and the Alto flushes at 1000 grams just like the Summit. These are also made in America which I love!!
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
5.0
Don't understand the negative comments
4/26/2014
Pros
Great for the Price
Cons
none
Best Uses
Comment:
Don't understand all the negative comments. I have three of these in my home (for the last five years) and haven't had a single clog or problem. The Alto model had some issues with the older design but they changed the trapway and now it's MAP rated at 800 grams. The parts are easily found and replaceable. This toilet is a good quality performer for the asking price.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
The $150 Toilet that cost $26,0000
4/5/2014
Pros
Cons
Costly
Will Not Flush Solids
Will Require Replacement
Best Uses
Comment:
These Mansfield toilets were installed by our builder in our new home. I should have insisted on another brand, because all 5 of them are coming out this weekend. They regularly clog. Please note, a toilet snake and a plunger are mandatory accessories if you plan on purchasing these!<br />One evening, my 4 year old daughter flushed the toilet just before we ran out to dinner, and the toilet overflowed - and continued to pour water over the bowl for two hours until we came home. We were shocked to see water pouring from the can lights in the kitchen and basement ceilings. All three levels of our home were soaked. This toilet destroyed our hardwood floors, carpeting, cabinets, walls and ceilings. Understand, a 4 year old can clog these toilets, and then they can fail to stop running. The cost of repairs to our home was over $26,000. Avoid Mansfield toilets at all costs!
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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