Summary: We read only a few reports of mechanical breakdowns, and the warranty receives a rating of "better than most" -- the second highest rating available -- in J.D. Power and Associates' 2012 Kitchen Appliance Satisfaction Study. Maintenance involves regular cleaning of the tub and filter, and periodic checking to see that the spray arm is tightened.
Pros: Cleans and dries effectively, Quiet, Useful cycles for delicate items and pots/pans, Energy and water efficient
Cons: Could be roomier, A few complaints of breakdowns