The Good The Maytag MEDB755DW dryer runs quickly. It comes with multiple cycles and steam functions at a reasonable price.
The Bad It’s made from parts that feel flimsy and its controls are confusing. Its drum is relatively small.
The Bottom Line Pass on this Maytag dryer for one that's less expensive, faster or better designed.
Modern touches conceal an outdated design
If you're in the market for a midrange dryer, Maytag's $849 MEDB755DW sounds tempting. For not much more than a budget machine this appliance offers quite a bit. It has numerous cycle options and steam modes. It also hustles through its laundry loads quickly.
Unfortunately the dryer suffers from shortcomings that are hard to forgive at any price. First, its controls are confusing and a pain to use. Second, the appliance's chassis feels cheap and dated despite its modern LEDs and brushed metal highlights. You're better off buying the $649budget dryer instead. It's less expensive, runs faster, is easier on the eyes and a breeze to operate.
With a control panel on its top back edge, the Maytag MEDB755DW is designed to match top-load washing machines. This tired design has been around for ages. Today products styled like this tend to be budget or otherwise no-frills appliances. Two perfect examples are the $600 and GE GTD45EASJWS dryers ($584.00 at Abt Electronics), both as basic as it gets.