Maytag M1200 PGC2MQ iQ Drive Gas Furnace Review
This 97% modulating furnace with variable-speed blower is one of the top models in the industry, creating a very comfortable indoor climate. It controls temperature, humidity and air filtration while running more quietly than single- and 2-stage furnaces. The modulating burner fires between 50% and 100% to maximize temperature balance. When you call for a boost in heat, this furnace delivers it quickly.
This Maytag M1200 PGC2MQ iQ Drive gas furnace review allows you to evaluate this model for your purposes. It made our Top Rated Gas Furnaces 2013 list, so feel free to check out all the year’s best furnaces. There are links to the gas furnace reviews for each model.
Top Features of the Maytag M1200 PGC2MQ iQ Drive Gas Furnace
- 97% AFUE is Energy Star rated.
- Modulating gas valve and variable-speed blower.
- The iQ technology monitors climate every 60 seconds and makes precise adjustments to balance temperatures.
- The iQ controller is one of the top-rated thermostats on the market.
- The variable-speed blower boosts AC efficiency by as much as 1 SEER point for a 14 SEER air conditioner.
- Aluminized steel primary heat exchanger and stainless steel secondary heat exchanger.
- Blower delays start for 30 seconds to allow the furnace to warm fully.
- Dual fuel capability: Can be paired with an iQ heat pump in cold climates.
- Insulated blower motor and cabinet cuts down operating noise.
- Part of Maytag’s EcoLogic energy-efficient lineup.
- Factory checked 200+ times before shipping.
- Assembled in the U.S.
Maytag M1200 PGC2MQ iQ Drive Gas Furnace Price
Modulating furnaces are expensive, especially this one because it is built with high-quality components and materials. This furnace is one of the top-rated models by consumers too. With that in mind, here are current gas furnace prices for this model. We include prices in all our HVAC reviews to give you full data for making an informed decision.
60,000 BTU Maytag M1200 PGC2MQ iQ Drive gas furnace: $2,799
80,000 BTU Maytag M1200 PGC2MQ iQ Drive gas furnace: $3,169
100,000 BTU Maytag M1200 PGC2MQ iQ Drive gas furnace: $3,589
120,000 BTU Maytag M1200 PGC2MQ iQ Drive gas furnace: $3,879
Maytag M1200 PGC2MQ iQ Drive Gas Furnace Warranty
Maytag offers a lifetime limited heat exchanger warranty and a 12-year parts warranty on this model. Together, the warranties are better than average for top-quality gas furnaces.
Choose a Professional Installer
Modulating furnaces like this one require professional installation. The blower is tuned by a pro to optimize climate control. Gas connections need to be made safe, and it is essential that deadly CO gas is properly vented. Get several estimates for the work, and hire a qualified contractor you believe has the experience and skill to do the job right.