Maytag MAXIMA™ 7.4 Cu. Ft. Gas Dryer with Steam - White on White

Model No: MGD5500FW

132 Reviews

  • 9 Dry Cycles with 7 Options
  • Advanced Moisture Sensing
  • Refresh Cycle with Steam
  • Steam Boost Option
  • Digital Time Remaining Display

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Available Colors/Finishes:
White On White (MGD5500FW) $1099.00
Metallic Slate (MGD5500FC) $1199.00

Suggested Retail: $1,199.00

Our Low Price: $1,099.00

Companion Products
4.5 Cu. Ft. Front Load Steam Washer with Fresh Hold® Option - 4.5 Cu. Ft. Front Load Steam Washer with Fresh Hold® Option - (MHW5500FW) $999.00

Count on the PowerDry system to get your toughest jobs completely dried faster in this 7.4 cu. ft. large capacity dryer. The PowerDry cycle gets the job done faster with optimized heat and airflow, while Advanced Moisture Sensing and an extra interior fin help get your largest loads evenly dried. When you need a thorough clean for items you don't want to wash, the Sanitize cycle's extra-hot temperatures remove up to 99.9% of three common household bacteria. And if you need a small load dried quickly or to reduce wrinkles and odors from already dry clothes, the Rapid Dry cycle and Refresh cycle with Steam available on this large capacity dryer will have you on your way in a jiffy.

Additional Dimensions

27" Minimum Space


Front Load Design
Large Window in Door
Powder Coat Drum Material
Reversible Swing Door


38 3/4" H x 31" D x 27" W


Cycle Status Indicators
Digital Time Remaining Display
Tap Touch Controls

Manufacturers Warranty

1 Year Limited Parts and Labor
10 Year Limited Parts - Drive Motor, Drum

Drying System

Advanced Moisture Sensing
PowerDry System

Dry Cycles

3 Dryness Levels
5 Temperature Settings
7 Options
9 Dry Cycles
Bedding Cycle
Delicates Cycle
Energy Saver Option
Normal Cycle
PowerDry Cycle
Rapid Dry Cycle
Refresh Cycle with Steam
Sanitize Cycle
Steam Boost Option
Time Dry Cycle
Wrinkle Control Cycle
Wrinkle Prevent W/ Steam Option

Convenience Features

Check Lint Screen Light
Control Lockout
Damp Dry Chime
Drum Light On/ Off
End-of-Cycle Signal
Enhanced Airflow Monitor

Additional Features

4 Venting Options
Optional Dryer Rack


20,000 BTU Gas Dryer

  • Height : 38 3/4 Inches
  • Width : 27 Inches
  • Depth : 31 Inches
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Average Rating

out of 5 (132 Reviews)

0-5 of 132 Reviews |


by: Sarah

Location: Portland, OR

Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

Submitted: 09-26-2017

I love this appliance!

Edit of previous review

by: mko

Location: South Lyon, MI

Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

Submitted: 09-26-2017

I wrote a review on 8/19/17 praising this dryer. I still feel it is a good machine. It dries well, good features, good capacity. However, it makes a clicking noise from what I understand is the gas valve operating. This clicking noise happens quite frequently and can be very loud at times (can hear from another room). Maytag sent a service tech out and I was told this is normal. It would seem normal for the gas valve to open occasionally, but several times within several minutes seems excessive. I will have to monitor it and see if it gets worse. By the way, my daughter has had the same dryer for two years and I don't think I have ever heard hers click.


by: KenMD

Location: McHenry, MD

No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

Submitted: 09-22-2017

We bought this steam model and planned to stack it. There is no stack kit for this model (MGD) only model (MED). The MED model series does not fit the MGD series. The dryer was supposed to come with a Y connector and a short hose for the steam connection - none were provided. When I looked for parts for this model, MGD5500FC, Maytag says this model number is invalid. AVOID THIS DRYER MODEL.

Nice improvement

by: mko

Location: South Lyon,MI

Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

Submitted: 08-19-2017

I have had this dryer over a month now and it is a nice improvement over the 10 yr old dryer I replaced. Capacity is good, dries clothes nicely, like the many features. Has performed well so far, hope it continues

Nice solid washer.

by: DanUSMC

Location: Durand , Michigan

Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

Submitted: 07-25-2017

Had it three months works well. Still waiting on rebate.
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