Maytag Maxima Series MHW8000AG
27 Inch 4.3 cu. ft. Front Load Washer with 11 Wash Cycles, 1,400 RPM, IntelliTemp, PowerWash Cycle, Allergen Cycle, Advanced Vibration Control Plus and ENERGY STAR Certification: Granite


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Color Options
Selected Granite  

Additional Options

Pedestals & Stacking Kits


Stacking Kit

(W10298318RP) preview
+ $19.00 

Washer Hoses


6 ft. Braided Stainless Steel Washer Fill Hoses

(2SSFILHOSE) (required) preview
+ $22.99 

5 ft. Industrial Grade Nylon Braid Fill Hoses (2 Pack)

(8212487RP) preview
+ $21.00 

5 ft. Commercial Grade Red and Blue Washer Hoses - 2 Pack

(8212545RP) preview
+ $14.00 

6 ft. Gooseneck Nylon Braid Fill Hoses with 90 Degree Elbow - 2 Pack

(8212638RP) preview
+ $22.00 

Washer Hose - 5 ft. Black EPDM (2 Pack)

(8212641RP) preview
+ $12.00 

10 ft. Black EPDM Inlet Hoses - 2 Pack

(8212656RP) preview
+ $24.00 

Our Recommendations

Maxima Front Load Steam Washer
From America's #1 preferred laundry brand comes a premium laundry experience equipped with the PowerWash cycle for the best cleaning in the industry. To keep your household's clothes, fabrics and special items ready for daily life, this high-efficiency 4.3 cu. ft. washer includes a 10-year limited parts warranty and Maytag Commercial Technology. The 16-hour Fresh Hold option keeps clothes left in the washer fresh. It meets CEE Tier 3 standards to reduce utility bills and an NSF Certified Sanitize setting uses the power of steam to remove 99.9 percent of household bacteria. Why do we put so much thought into your laundry So you don't have to.
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Energy Info
This washer uses 125 kWh/yr and has an estimated yearly operating cost of $13.86.

The estimated yearly operating cost is based on doing 8 laundry loads a week and the 2011 national average electricity cost of $.1109 per kWh. Your operating cost will depend on your utility rates and usage.
Total Capacity: 4.3 cu. ft.
Hoses: Not Included
Dispenser Type: 3-Tray Dispenser Drawer
Temperature Control System: Intellitemp Automatic
Number of Temperatures: 5; Extra Hot; Hot; Warm; Cool; Cold
Spin Speed: 1400
Number of Chambers: 3
Estimated Time Remaining: 3 Digit
Add a Garment: Indicator
Normal: Yes
Cold Wash: Yes
Wrinkle Control: Yes
Delicates: Yes
Bedding: Yes
Drain and Spin: Yes
Drain and Spin with Extra Rinse: Yes
Sanitize: Yes
Allergen: Yes
Overnight Wash: Yes
Power Wash: Yes
Select Delay Hours: Yes
Fresh Hold: Yes
Steam for Stains: Yes
Extra Rinse: Yes
Cycle Signal: Yes
Control Lock: Yes
ADA Compliant: Yes
Drum Material: Stainless Steel Wash Basket
Electrical Requirements: 120V; 15A
Energy Star Qualified: Yes
Tier Level: CEE Tier III Level
Parts Warranty: 1 Year
Labor Warranty: 1 Year
DVT Fan Warranty: 5 Years
Motor and Wash Basket Warranty: 10 Years
Dimensions and Weight
Product Width: 27"
Product Depth: 32 15/16"
Product Height: 38"
Product Weight: 255 Lbs.
  • Best Cleaning in the Industry
  • Get the best cleaning in the industry in hot or cold water. The PowerWash cycle delivers the best hot water cleaning while the Cold Wash cycle is the best in cold.
  • Maytag Commercial Technology
  • Maxima XL washers bring long-lasting, commercial-grade components that you can depend on into your home. The pump impeller and corrosion-resistant springs and dampers are all built to easily handle load after load, week after week.
  • Optimal Dose Dispenser with PowerSpray
  • The optimal dose dispenser stores enough detergent for up to 12 loads, releasing the amount each load needs for optimal cleaning. It works in unison with PowerSpray so the perfect mix of detergent and water is sprayed on the clothes.
  • 10-Year Limited Warranty on Washer Motor and Basket
  • Backed by a 10-Year limited parts warranty on the washer motor and stainless steel wash basket, this washer delivers years of dependable cleaning.
  • PowerWash Cycle
  • Extra cleaning action and a thorough rinse power out tough stains like coffee and soda as well as ground-in mud. Select washers have a built-in water heater that delivers increased wash temperatures.
  • Extra-Large Capacity
  • For those who want to spend less time doing laundry, the Maxima XL laundry pair offers extra-large capacity. The largest loads and bulky items aren't a problem for the 4.3 cu. ft. capacity.
  • Overnight Wash Cycle
  • Wash a small load of laundry right in the washer, whether it's a last-minute wardrobe change or a kid's jersey that has to be ready first thing. You can sleep easy while laundry practically does itself.
  • American Pride
  • From Ohio to you, these laundry pairs are designed, engineered and assembled in the U.S.A. Buy with confidence knowing Maxima XL laundry pairs are dependably manufactured right at home.
  • 12 Hour Fresh Hold Option with Dynamic Venting Technology
  • Keep clothes fresh and start drying right in the washer. Circulating air helps to keep odor or wrinkles from setting in for up to 12 hours after the wash cycle ends.
  • Advanced Vibration Control Plus
  • Wash loads of nearly any size without worrying about vibration. A combination of two-ball bearing balancing rings, a six-point suspension system and advanced software easily handle the vibration of almost any load size.
  • Allergen Removal Washer Cycle
  • A washer cycle that has been proven to eliminate 95 percent of common allergens, such as dust mites and pet dander, from fabrics.
  • NSF Certified Sanitization Option with Steam
  • Wash temperature is increased and steam is added to remove 99.9 percent of household bacteria.
  • Steam for Stains Option
  • Available with select wash cycles including Allergen and PowerWash, this option uses a combination of water temperature and steam to provide the optimal environment for detergent enzymes to work on removing organic stains.
  • Variable Speed Magnetic Direct Drive Motor
  • Flexible motor spin speeds accommodate a variety of cycles and load types including delicates, heavy fabrics and bedding.
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Product Reviews
Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 5 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Maytag Front Load Washer MHW8000A Ordered this washer on line (only looking at pictures) and had it delivered. I tried to get it locally and it would have to be back-ordered. L _ _ _ 's or H _ _ _ D did not even have it available. ( I called and talked to a representative to get some clarification.) Very good experience, excellent price and I would definitely do it again. It was NOT back-ordered and was delivered right to my door. It is easy to use. Just turn the control to the desired wash and touch start. Consumer reports rated this washer among the top 10 and it is. Absolutely love it! To keep your household's clothes, fabrics and special items ready for daily life, this high-efficiency 4.3 cu. ft. washer includes a 10-year limited parts warranty. The 16-hour Fresh Hold option keeps clothes left in the washer fresh. It meets CEE Tier 3 standards to reduce utility bills and an NSF Certified Sanitize setting uses the power of steam to remove 99.9 percent of household bacteria. 8/2/13
Rated 5 out of 5 by Washer Very happy with this washer. I believe it is one of the more expensive models, but has a lot of great features, gets our stuff really clean, and is very efficient. I even washed a heavily-soiled, very old rug from my office in the machine and it came out like new! 11/2/13
Rated 5 out of 5 by Maytag Front Load Washer MHW8000A I purchased my Maytag Maytag Maxima XL8000 front load washer and gas dryer in Oct 2013. My decision to purchase was influenced by a report in Consumers Reports. It was rated #1. The XL8000 is the top of the line model in its class. It’s quite, powerful and extremely solid. It does an excellent job of cleaning laundry and has some nice innovative features. I’m very happy with my purchase. Love the laundry detergent dispensing system. Fill it one and it last for several wash loads. Brilliant! This matching gas dryer is of the same caliper, solid and well made. In addition, the fit and finish is very good. I feel I received good value for my money with this purchase. Made in the U.S.A. 11/25/13
Rated 5 out of 5 Top Quality Product Performance has come a long way. This machine takes out most of the rinse water upon completion of the wash cycle thereby enhancing a quicker drying time. I'd love it even more if it allowed me to throw in forgotten items (after the wash cycle has started) without having to start the machine from the beginning all over again. 4/30/14
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Quick Specs


  • Type : Front Load
  • Color : Grey
  • Location of Controls : Front
  • Stackable : Yes


  • Width : 27 Inch
  • Depth : 32 15/16 Inch
  • Height : 38 Inch
  • Capacity : 4.3 Cu. Ft.


  • Control Type : Digital and Knobs
  • Wash Cycles : 11
  • Steam Cycle : Yes
  • Temperature Settings : 5
  • Bleach Dispenser : Yes
  • Fabric Softener Dispenser : Yes
  • Stainless Steel Drum : Yes
  • Leveling Legs : Yes
  • Maximum Spin Speed (RPM) : 1400
  • Self Cleaning Lint Filter : No
  • Soak Setting : No
  • Usage : Residential

Technical Details

  • Energy Star Rated : Yes
  • CEE Rating : Tier III
  • ADA Compliant : Yes
  • Amps : 15
  • Voltage : 120 Volts
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