Maytag vs Whirlpool Refrigerators

BEST SIDE BY SIDE FRIDGE

Whirlpool WRS325SDHZ

Whirlpool-WRS325SDHZ
BEST FRENCH DOOR FRIDGE

Whirlpool WRX735SDHZ

Whirlpool WRX735SDHZ

My verdict 

If you are looking for ample storage but an appliance that is not too bulky, has practical features, high reliability and good value, the Whirlpool Side by Side model is a definite winner. 

In the French Door category, both brands are fairly evenly matched in terms of storage, features and reliability, but there are some innovative features and more available finishes that set the Whirlpool French Door model apart. It’s a premium option with really good features that will not disappoint. 

Whirlpool and Maytag are two leading appliance brands that offer practical and innovative features along with excellent design and durability that leave customers very satisfied. 

We’ve selected the best refrigerators from Maytag and Whirlpool in the french door and side by side categories to see which brand takes the lead. 

Selected models:

 

Full Comparisons

Side by Side: Whirlpool WRS325SDHZ vs Maytag MSC21C6MFZ

Whirlpool-WRS325SDHZ
Whirlpool WRS325SDHZ
Maytag MSC21C6MFZ

Storage

The Whirlpool, at 25 cu. ft., offers more storage than the Maytag (21 cu. ft.).  

Winner: Whirlpool

Whirlpool WRS325SDHZ
Maytag MSC21C6MFZ

Features

Both models offer exterior ice and water dispensers, humidity-controlled crispers and other practical features. The Maytag also offers the PowerCold feature for quick chilling of the interior.

Winner: Maytag 

Whirlpool WRS325SDHZ
Maytag MSC21C6MFZ

Design

Design: Both models offer sleek, fingerprint-resistant stainless steel design, but the Whirlpool is available in more finishes. 

Winner: Whirlpool

Whirlpool WRS325SDHZ
Maytag MSC21C6MFZ

Reliability

Both models are evenly matched in reliability, with high-ratings and satisfaction from customers, but the Whirlpool has a lot more positive reviews.  

Winner: Whirlpool

Value

The Whirlpool offers more storage and good features at a better value than the Maytag.

Winner: Whirlpool

French Door: Whirlpool WRX735SDHZ vs Maytag MFI2570FEZ

Whirlpool WRX735SDHZ
Whirlpool WRX735SDHZ
Maytag MFI2570FEZ

Storage

Both Whirlpool and Maytag offer 25 cu. ft. of storage. However, the Whirlpool also offers an external drawer for more organization options.

Winner: Whirlpool

Whirlpool WRX735SDHZ
Maytag MFI2570FEZ

Features

Both models are fairly evenly matched in terms of features, with energy-efficiency, external ice and water dispensers, and more. However, the Whirlpool offers separate temperature controls for each section and a smart temperature management system.

Winner: Whirlpool

Whirlpool WRX735SDHZ
Maytag MFI2570FEZ

Design

Both models offer sleek, fingerprint-resistant stainless steel design, but the Whirlpool is available in more finishes. 

Winner: Whirlpool

Whirlpool WRX735SDHZ
Maytag MFI2570FEZ

Reliability

There are really good reviews and consumers highly recommending both models. The Maytag offers a 10-year limited parts warranty on the compressor.  

Winner: Maytag

Value

Both models are evenly matched in terms of value. However, Whirlpool offers more features for its value.

Winner: Whirlpool

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