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Is KitchenAid same as Maytag?

Last Updated: 29th May, 2020

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Today, Whirlpool Corporation owns the Jenn-Air, Maytag, Amana, Roper, and KitchenAid brands. Electrolux brand appliances have been making housework easier for more than a century.

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People also ask, what is the difference between KitchenAid and whirlpool?

Look & Feel: The KitchenAid model has a more commercial feel thanks to the bar handles. The Whirlpool model comes in more color options, including sleek new black stainless steel. Price & Warranty: These models are priced pretty closely, but there is a minor difference in the manufacturer warranties.

Secondly, is KitchenAid considered high end? KitchenAid is probably one of the most recognizable appliance brand names in the industry today. The high-end Whirlpool brands (Jenn-Air, KitchenAid) also make ranges with a full-size top oven and baking/warming drawer underneath.

Besides, what brand is Maytag?

The Maytag Corporation is an American home and commercial appliance brand owned by Whirlpool Corporation after the April 2006 acquisition of Maytag.

Is Maytag still a good brand?

Maytag, a subsidiary of Whirlpool is, about as good as Whirlpool because they ARE Whirlpool. Buy an old Maytag, and you will get years of service.

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