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TOTO Ultramax II Toilet Review

The MS604114CEFG#01 toilet is manufactured by TOTO and comes from the Ultramax II range. From what we've gathered from scouring the web in our research, this model has been well received by consumers, featuring plenty of positive customer feedback and in some cases being listed as one of the best selling products on the market. But why is this? We assess what you're getting for your money below.

Spec overview

Image Product Flush GPF Bowl Rating?
Double cyclone 1.28 Elongated 89%


There are several features included within the design that signify a high quality toilet. This unit certainly comes equipped with a few of these said features. But obviously, you're looking for specifics. No problem.

Flush mechanism - Arguably the most important and also one of the first things we look into before conducting our research. A powerful flush can make all the difference, single flush performance is what you should be aiming for. And despite this product utilizing considerably less water once the trip lever has been pressed, it will still achieve an effective flush thanks to its double cyclone mechanism which is a gravity based.

Water usage - As mentioned above, this model conserves water, using just 1.28 gallons, which compared to the standard 1.6 GPF rate, can be quite a large difference in terms of how much water you save over a long period of time. This will play a part in lowering household bills too. In fact, this is a WaterSense product, meaning it meets the Environmental Protection Agencies (EPA) residential toilet guidelines.

Bowl - It's equipped with an elongated shape bowl, which can be beneficial to users for a number of reasons. Firstly, they are seen as the more comfortable choice due to the position and leg room it offers. Secondly, they are more convenient for men with extra length for additional space they require when seated. One could argue that the shape on the inside of the bowl will help reduce splashback too.

Another comfort feature that can often be overlooked is how tall the bowl is. This is universal height meaning it's taller that traditional styles and certainly easier on the body. Without the seat, the rim height is measured at 16.125 inches and just over 17 inches with the seat. This enables it to be that little bit more accessible to users who may have trouble sitting or standing due to joint issues, injuries, or even disabilities. Making it ADA compliant in the process.

It's also coated with SanaGloss which is specially designed to prevent waste sticking and bacteria from building up within the bowl. The slick surface will help create a cleaner environment after every flush.

Design - This is an aesthetic one piece toilet that has noticeably smooth edges surrounding the tank and front of its bowl. This gives it in my view a contemporary feel that will compliment modernistic bathroom themes which tend to feature brighter colors, making the cotton white finish on this one ideal.

How does it compare to other toilets?

MS974224CEFG Eco Guinevere MS964214CEFG Eco Soiree MS854114 Ultimate MS624214CEFG Legato MS992CUMFG Neorest MS626214CEFG Aimes MS644114CEFG Carolina II MS814224CEFG Promenade II MS634114CEFG Supreme II MS614114CUFG Carlyle II CST412MF Aquia CST744SG Drake MS604114CEFG Ultramax II CST454CEFG Drake II
Flush HET HET Gravity HET Dual HET HET HET HET HET Dual G-max Double cyclone Double cyclone
GPF 1.28 1.28 1.6 1.28 0.8 / 1.0 1.28 1.28 1.28 1.28 1.0 1.6 / 0.9 1.6 1.28 1.28
Bowl Elongated Elongated Elongated Elongated Elongated Elongated Elongated Elongated Elongated Elongated Elongated Elongated Elongated Elongated
Comfort height
Color Cotton Cotton Beige Cotton White Cotton White Cotton white Sedona Beige Colonial white Cotton white Cotton white Cotton white Cotton white Cotton white Cotton white
Dimensions 28.2 x 18 x 28.4" 28.1 x 14 x 27.8" 29 x 17 x 28" 28.5 x 17.2 x 28" 32.5 x 15.5 x 21.5" 28.5 x 17.2 x 28" 28.2 x 17.5 x 25.5" 28.5 x 16.2 x 29.2" 28.2 x 17.5 x 25.5" 28.2 x 16.5 x 28.8" 27.5 x 14.2 x 31.2" 28 x 19.5 x 28.5" 28.3 x 16.6 x 28.8" 28.8 x 16.5 x 29.4"
Weight 120 lbs 90 lbs 89 lbs 85 lbs 120 lbs 100 lbs 75 lbs 103 lbs 103 lbs 92 lbs 110 lbs 103 lbs 99 lbs 94 lbs
Rating 83% 83% 83% 84% 90% 85% 87% 87% 87% 87% 88% 89% 89% 88%

Considerations before you buy

What's your rough in size? - This is all about ensuring you have the right size for waste to go through the pipes without leaving too much space behind the tank. Click the link to learn more about this. This unit fits a twelve inch rough in.

Set a budget - Budgetting seems a simple enough concept, but you'd be surprised how quickly it can be forgoten about with all the upsells and deals you tend to find whilst shopping online.If your working on improving and giving the whole bathroom a makeover, make sure you leave enough leeway to spend on sinks, baths, and other fixtures.

Consumer reports - Before you buy anything, you should always be looking at what customers are saying about the product. Read through the lowest and the highest ratings to get a feel on the general flaws and where it excels. That way you can weigh up both sides of the argument and make a more informed decision.

Space - We understand that not everyone is going to have copious amounts of space available to them. Sometimes lavatories can be very small rooms that require a compact design. To give yourself a head start on what sort of size your bathroom can handle, measure from wall to wall with a tape measure and note the figure down. For your reference, the dimensions of this product is 28.3 by 16.6 by 28.8 inches.

Wrapping up

The MS604114CEFG#01 is certainly one to watch in the medium to upper price range. From what we've gathered from multiple sources, feedback is showing a mostly positive trend, and there are multiple inclusions that will ultimately make this worthwhile as an upgrade to your current set up.

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