Maytag Top Control Dishwasher with PowerDry Option

Model No: MDB8979SFZ

53 Reviews

  • 5 Wash Cycles with 6 Options
  • PowerBlast™ Cycle
  • Energy Star®
  • Stainless Steel Silverware Basket
  • 48 dBA Sound Insulation

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Suggested Retail: $899.00

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About this collection:

Maytag builds one tough dishwasher. We packed this model inside and out with sturdy stainless steel that'll stand up to years of the toughest cleaning jobs—everywhere from the Fingerprint Resistant Stainless Steel exterior to the stainless steel tub. Then we tossed in the strength of the most powerful motor on the market along with our 4-blade stainless steel chopper and the PowerDry option, so you can be sure what you put in comes out clean and dry. Plus, we proudly stand behind our promises with a 10-year limited parts warranty that means this dishwasher is built for the long haul.

Additional Dimensions

24" Built In Dishwasher


Fingerprint Resistant Stainless Steel Finish
Stainless Steel Tub


34 1/2" H x 24 1/2" D x 23 7/8" W


Control Lockout

Manufacturers Warranty

10 Year Limited Parts

Washing System

5 Wash Cycles with 6 Options
AutoClean Cycle
Hard Food Disposer
Heated Dry Option
High Temp Wash Option
Normal Wash Cycle
PowerBlast™ Cycle
PowerDry Option
Quick Wash Cycle
Rinse Only Cycle
Sani Rinse® Option

Racks And Baskets

1 Fold Down Wire Cup Shelf - Upper
14 Place Setting Capacity
2-Position Removable Upper Adjustable Rack
Full Length Non Splitable Silverware Basket
Nylon Rack Finish

Convenience Features

1 to 24 Hour Delay Option
Star K Compliant

Additional Features

4-Blade Stainless Steel Chopper
Designed, Engineered and Assembled in USA


120/240 V, 60 Hz, 15 Amps
48 dBA Sound
Energy Star®

34 1/2" H x 24 1/2" D x 23 7/8" W
Height 34 1/2 Inches
Width 23 7/8 Inches
Depth 24 1/2 Inches
Style Built-In
Built-in Water Heater
Control TypeElectronic
Cycles4-6 Cycles
Energy RatingEnergy Star
Steam Cycle
Tub MaterialStainless Steel
Wash Levels
Decibel Rating46 to 50
Wifi Connected

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Average Rating

out of 5 (53 Reviews)

0-5 of 53 Reviews |

Awesome Dishwasher!!!

by: Bigbull12

Location: Boise, ID.

Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

Submitted: 08-01-2017

This is the quietest dishwasher I have never heard. I could not believe just how quiet it is. Rated at I think 46DB, but I think its more quiet then that. Even on the shortest cycle, it cleans with no problems. Thanks Maytag.

Clean Machine

by: Vic

Location: Mays Landing NJ

Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

Submitted: 07-20-2017

Quite and dependable

Major leakage issues

by: Jake

Location: York, NE

No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

Submitted: 07-17-2017

This item was purchased in May 2017. It worked great for the first 3 weeks. Since then we have had a repair person has been over 8 times. They have replaced gaskets, readjusted the height of the machine and we are still having leaks. I have seen similar complaints on store sites, sighting an issure with the upper rack. Hoping we dont have water damage like I have seen others experiencing.

glasses sparkle

by: Aunt Lorac

Location: st louis mo

Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

Submitted: 07-16-2017

I like it now. After we Had to have the railings on the top shelf replaced. They did not fit correctly and the door wouldn't latch all the time.

Poor design

by: Terri

Location: Chicago

No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

Submitted: 07-14-2017

The door soes not latch when ithe dishwasher is running. There are only 2 points to secure the washer to the cabinets. Our plumber said he has never seen auch a poorly designed way to secure a dishwasher. If any bumps the dishwasher or opens the door too hard it will shift. Then the door will not stay closed and it opens during washing. Water leaks down the sides. We have had to literally sit against the washer for the entire wash cycle to get it to run a full cycle.
0-5 of 53 Reviews |

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