Maytag Brand Earns High Front Load Washer Ratings

              Maytag Brand Earns High Front Load Washer Ratings

No. 1 rated Maxima XL Front Load Washers Give You Performance You Can Depend
On*

PR Newswire

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., May 9, 2013

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Maytag brand's commitment to
building dependable and efficient appliances has once again been recognized
with numerous top ratings from a leading consumer magazine. The company was
recently ranked No. 1 in Front Load Washers based on a variety of criteria,
including cleaning, energy efficiency, water efficiency, and capacity. The
brand earned the highest marks ever given by the magazine in this category.

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"It's an honor anytime Maytag appliances are recognized for their quality,"
said Heather Jones, senior brand manager, Maytag. "But these rankings truly
demonstrate the importance of manufacturing top-notch appliances that are
dependable, efficient and provide the most value to the consumer. The brand's
reputation has been built on its commitment to dependability and these ratings
help further validate that position."

The Maytag Maxima XL Front Load Washers received high scores in every major
category. Thanks to the extra-large 4.3 cu. ft. capacity and backed by the
best cleaning in the industry enabled by the PowerWash® System **, consumers
can always count on their Maytag Maxima XL Front Load Washer to get the job
done right. On top of that, these Front Load Washers are designed, engineered
and assembled in Ohio, so consumers can buy with confidence knowing that the
Maxima XL pairs are assembled right here in the United States.

The timing of the report and outstanding ratings coincide with the brand's
largest promotion of the year; its annual May is Maytag Month celebration.
Throughout the month, Maytag will be supporting its retail partners and giving
back to consumers with special offers and promotions on all of the brand's top
appliances.

* As rated by a leading consumer magazine.

**Among leading front load brands, comparable cycles and settings.

About Maytag Brand

For more than a century, Maytag brand appliances have been synonymous with
dependability and durability. Through the commitment of Whirlpool Corporation,
Maytag brand's enduring tradition of quality production and performance
continues to thrive. Exceptionally durable, commercial-grade components are
found in many Maytag brand appliances – including Maytag® Maxima® front-load
and Maytag® Bravos® top-load washers and dryers. Maytag brand is part of the
Whirlpool Corporation, the world's leading manufacturer and marketer of major
home appliances, with annual sales of approximately $18 billion in 2012,
68,000 employees, and 66 manufacturing and technology research centers around
the world. For more information on any Maytag brand appliance, visit
http://www.maytag.com.

SOURCE Maytag Brand

Website: http://www.whirlpoolcorp.com
Contact: Monica Teague, Whirlpool Corporation, 269.923.7405,
media@whirlpool.com, or Colin Reynolds, Peppercomm for Maytag, 212.931.6153,
creynolds@peppercomm.com