Maytag Neptune 5500 Specs

Michelle Varsallona

The Maytag Neptune 5500 is a large front loading clothes washer. This washer has many features that will allow you to customize each load of laundry to the specific way the clothes need to be washed. Having a washer in your home keeps you from having to pay to use machines and its convenient because it is just in another room.

Dimensions, Volume and Type

The washer has a volume capacity of 3.34 cubic feet. The overall depth is 28.25 inches, the overall height is 42.5 inches and the overall width is 27 inches.

Settings and Features

The Neptune has six available presets: Delicates, Hand Wash, Mixed Colors, Soaking, Cotton, Heavy Duty and Extra Rinsing. It also has four levels of temperature ranging from cold to hot. It is quiet and child safe so you do not have to worry about it disturbing people in your home or a child getting harmed. Each cleaner has its own dispenser in the washer for you to preload when you are cleaning clothes in the stainless steel front loading drum. You can also set the control features like a delayed start, time remaining indicator and an end-of-cycle signal.


The average kilowatts per hour of the machine is 237 and it is Energy Star Compliant, which means that the Neptune works with you in saving as much electricity and water as possible while it is running.