This Maytag High-efficiency top-loader washing machine has
• Auto temp. control
• Auto detergent dispenser
• Auto fabric softener dispenser
• End of cycle signal
• Rotary dial
• Stainless-steel tub
• Manufacturer recommends low-sudsing detergent.
• Comes with a 1 year warranty.
The Maytag Bravos MVWB855DW is part of the Washing machine test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Top-load HE washer models like the Bravos MVWB855DW are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Washing performance: This reflects the degree of color change to swatches of fabric that were included in an 8-pound test load of mixed cotton items using the machines' most aggressive normal cycle. (We do not use special cycle or option buttons.)
Energy efficiency: Energy efficiency reflects energy use for the usable volume (our measurement) based on average energy costs.
Water efficiency: This score denotes how much water it took to wash our 8-pound load. On models that didn't set the fill level automatically, we used the lowest fill setting that sufficed for the 8-pound load. We then calculated water used per pound of clothing.
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