Review of Maytag Bravos XL 4.6 cu. ft. High-Efficiency Top Load Washer in White (Model: MVWB850YW)
Reviewed on: January 14, 2013
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Pros & Cons
Maytag Bravos MVWB850YW (White) is a High Efficiency Top Load Washer with PowerWash System. Its large 4.6 cu. ft. capacity drum lets you take on that end-of-week laundry pile with confidence. You can power through more dirty clothes in fewer loads with this washer. PowerWash system cleans the clothes well and leaves them smelling good. This washer does all this work while using 76 percent less water based on IntelliFill Automatic Water Level Sensor. MVWB850YW is also Energy Star machine because it uses 78 percent less energy.
Users say that this washer is super quiet, stylish and durable. A unique hinge design allows the lid to close slowly, helping prevent fingers from getting smashed or clothes from getting snagged. The machine is very user friendly. The instructions are easy to follow thus making it easy to use this machine.
Some users complain that this machine uses such less water that it does not even wash the clothes. There are complaints of machine getting off-balance in some cases. At fast spin rinse cycle clothes may get tangled and at the low speed delicate cycle the clothes are not rinsed properly. Some users reported that some water remains in the tub after laundry and that starts stinking.
Overall, Bravos XL HE Top Load Washer with PowerWash System ( MVWB850YW ) is a great washer from Maytag and it gets excellent reviews from the users. With 4.6 cu. ft. of capacity and 13 wash cycles, it provides the value for its premium price and makes wash day enjoyable.
Review Group #: 1
Large tub can hold king size comforter • Quiet • Easy to use
Review Group #: 2
Cleans clothes very well • Can wash a lot of clothes in one time
Review Group #: 3
Machine works excellent • Quiet and efficient • Makes wash day enjoyable
Review Group #: 4
Washer gets off balanced sometimes • At high spin clothes gets tangled easily • At low spin delicate cycle clothes come out damp
Review Group #: 5
Uses less water and detergent • Some users complain that less water leaves clothes dirty
Review Group #: 6
Users love this washer • Clear and easy to understand instructions • Time remaining feature is good
Review Group #: 7
Most users say clothes come out clean • Some users say that this washer does not do a good job of cleaning clothes
Review Group #: 8
Cleans the clothes wonderfully while using less water and energy • User friendly machine
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