The Maytag Centennial MVW425BW (MSRP $649) is one of the best washer values on the market. Sure, we've tested washers that clean better and washers that are more efficient, but none of them were this affordable.
We found the MVW425BW on sale for $450, and few washers cost less than that. And when it comes to stain removal, it does as well as machines that cost twice as much. It even outdoes a few of them when it comes to water and energy savings.