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Maytag MBL2258XE[ ]
 
Price range:
$1,254.60 - $1,582.90
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We expect this model to perform similarly to the tested Maytag MBF2258XE[W] although it may differ in price and features.
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Type: Conventional bottom-freezers
About - Maytag MBL2258XE[ ]

The Maytag MBL2258XE[ ] is a bottom freezer refrigerator available from Maytag. The MBL2258XE[ ] typically costs between $1,254.60 - $1,582.90.

Consumer Reports recommends that you match the features on a model to the needs you have. Here's our take on some of the specifications and features that are commonly available on bottom freezer refrigerator models like the MBL2258XE[ ].


Claimed capacity (cu. ft.):
Claimed capacity is the manufacturer's estimate of the volume, in cubic feet, of interior space.

Stainless/SS-look option:
Stainless steel is stylish but it shows fingerprints. Another option: a vinyl-covered metal finish that gives you a stainless-steel look but resists smudging.

Tested Model
The Ratings of Maytag MBF2258XE[W] were applied to untested model Maytag MBL2258XE[ ], which in our judgment is enough alike in its performance, features, and specs that our test results apply to both.
Maytag MBF2258XE[W]
Approximate retail price:
$1,199.99
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About This Brand

One of the Whirlpool brands, Maytag is a major player in the bottom-freezer section of the market. The company was one of the first to introduce a French-door model with an external ice-and-water dispenser and a cabinet-depth model with an external dispenser.

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Features & Specs - Maytag MBL2258XE[ ]
info Claimed capacity (cu. ft.) 21.9
info Cabinet-depth model No
info French-door style No
info Water dispenser No
info Stainless/SS-look option Yes
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User Reviews - Maytag MBL2258XE[ ]
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1.0
Lemon
7/22/2014
Pros
Attractive Design
Cons
Unreliable
Best Uses
Large Kitchens
Comment:
do not buy a Maytag they are lemons. I had to have a service repair 4 days after it was delivered to replace the damper motor which came from the factory bad. Now less then 3 months later I am waiting 3 days for a service call to fix the electronic temp control that is out and I have lost a couple of 100s of dollars in food . as soon as the 12 month warranty is up I am buying another brand and this thing is going to the junk yard which is what it is junk
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
Freezes up and needs routine defrosting
6/18/2014
Pros
Energy Efficient
Cons
Not Cold Enough
Unreliable
Best Uses
Comment:
The fridge does not get cold enough (freezer does but not the fridge.) The humidity stays high in the fridge compartment. Major Issue: The automatic defrosting does not work. The connection between the freezer and the fridge portion freezes up routinely and the only resolution is to defrost the entire thing*. While defrosting water leaks all over because the drip tray under the appliance is not removable (or reachable.) *The repair technician said the only way to fix this is to install a fan that would constantly run to keep the buildup off the coils (and negate any energy efficiency of the fridge.)
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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