Trane XT80 Gas Furnace Review

The Trane XT80 gas furnace features include a high-efficiency blower motor, a self-diagnostic microelectronic controller, a durable adaptive silicon nitride hot surface igniter, multi-port, in-shot burners, and a one-piece heat exchanger with no welds. It comes with a pre-painted galvanized steel cabinet.

Upflow models have hinged blower doors, easy-open door latches and a spring-loaded filter rack. In addition the insulated heavy steel cabinet allows for quiet operation. The Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE) of the model is 80%.

The Trane XT80 gas furnace is available in two main models, namely:

  • The Trane XT80 gas furnace high-efficiency upflow/horizontal left furnace models, and
  • The Trane XT80 gas furnace high-efficiency downflow/horizontal right furnace models.

Pros and Cons

There are, as with any product, a number of pros and cons involved when it comes time to consider the Trane XT80 gas furnace. Fortunately, on balance, the pros outweigh the cons. Firstly let us consider the efficient performance of the unit. The Trane XT80 gas furnace is rated with up to 80% The Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE), which means that it is one of the most efficient items currently on the market in this domain.

The heating provided by the furnace is comfortable and even. It provides a consistent flow of warm, comfortable air, while operating quietly and efficiently. The silent operation of the unit is due in large part to the insulated heavy steel cabinet that comes with the product, designed specifically to provide you with heat without the distraction of noisy operation. The aim is to have a furnace that provides heat without you even noticing that it is there.

Trane XT80 Gas FurnaceAnother pro in the Trane XT80 gas furnace’s favor is that it is built to be durable. While everything else you own perishes your Trane XT80 gas furnace will keep on going. The materials that are used in the construction of the furnace are tested multiple times for their durability. This is something that Trane takes very seriously when it comes to its furnaces. The 10 Year limited warranty on the internal functional parts is a testimony to the company’s faith n the furnace’s durability.

By adding Trane CleanEffects(TM) to your system you will be guaranteed of experiencing healthier and cleaner air in your home, which is a great advantage for those of you concerned with such matters. The filtration system will remove pollen and other irritants effectively form the air within your home thereby making the area a cleaner and more pleasant place to be.

Owners of this particular Trane model have reported that the system is occasionally guilty of not putting out heat. You will notice, however, that this does seem to only happen in isolated cases while other units function for a long time with no such difficulties to report. It is something that is worth noting, however.

Warranties

The Trane XT80 gas furnace is available with the following warranty:
A 20 Year limited warranty on the heat exchanger, and a 10 Year limited warranty on the internal functional parts. The following are the warranty terms that can be found on the Trane website:

  • If the product is not registered within 60 days of installation Trane’s Base Limited Warranty terms will apply.
  • An option to purchase transferability of your Registered Limited Warranty is available. For more information visit the warranty information page Here.
  • Optional Extended Warranties are available. Extended Warranties can pay for labor and other costs not covered by manufacturer’s limited warranty.
  • Ask your dealer for full warranty information at time of purchase. Warranties are for residential use only, some exclusions may apply.

Please note that extended warranties are available for the Trane XT80 gas furnace if you are interested in protecting your furnace for longer.

As the pros outweigh the cons this seems to be one of the better gas furnaces to purchase. The durable design and the efficiency of the system are of only the best quality. As the system will remove the unhealthy agents in the air form your home you can be guaranteed of not only being warmer with a Trane XT80 gas furnace, but also healthier.

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