Built In Microwaves

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Many people favor built-in microwaves for their kitchen, as these save counter space and are easier to access. Built-in models are typically very large and powerful, with at least 1.5 cu. ft. of space and over 1000w of power. They also cost more than countertop microwaves, with prices for these units averaging at around $530. This high price tag has earned built-in units a lower-than-average value rating. Users also find them to be less reliable. However, as far as performance goes, built-in units do a better job than average at heating and cooking food evenly.
Panasonic practically sweeps the list of best built-in microwaves.

Top Built In Microwaves

Following a thorough analysis of the collected opinions, Buzzrake produced the following rankings of the Top Built-In Microwaves. Buzzrake took into account how often these microwaves are mentioned negatively or positively in regard to different factors.
#1 rated in built in: Panasonic Prestige 1.5 Cu. Ft. Countertop/Built-In Convection Microwave Oven, scored 89/10088

1. Panasonic Prestige 1.5 Cu. Ft. Countertop/Built-In Convection Microwave Oven

Users consider the Panasonic Prestige 1.5 Cu. Ft. Countertop/Built-In Convection Microwave Oven the #1 best built-in microwave oven. This appliance's performance is described as very satisfactory. Consumers report that they would probably recommend it to a friend. However, this microwave rates around the middle for quality compared to other microwaves.
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#2 rated in built in: Panasonic Genius Prestige 2.2 Cu. Ft. Countertop/Built-in Microwave Oven, scored 86/10085

2. Panasonic Genius Prestige 2.2 Cu. Ft. Countertop/Built-in Microwave Oven

The Panasonic Genius Prestige 2.2 Cu. Ft. Countertop/Built-in Microwave Oven is the #2 best built-in microwave oven. It is ranked above average for power. Consumers report that they would probably recommend it to a friend. However, opinions show it is not very quiet during operation.
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#3 rated in built in: Panasonic 2.2 Cu.Ft. Genius Countertop/Built-in Countertop Microwave Oven, scored 83/10082

3. Panasonic 2.2 Cu.Ft. Genius Countertop/Built-in Countertop Microwave Oven

The Panasonic 2.2 Cu.Ft. Genius Countertop/Built-in Countertop Microwave Oven is the #3 best built-in microwave. It is rated above average for power. Consumers say that they would probably buy this product again, knowing what they know now. However, opinions show it is not very quiet during operation.
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#4 rated in built in: Panasonic 1.6 Cu. Ft. Genius Prestige Countertop Microwave Oven, scored 82/10081

4. Panasonic 1.6 Cu. Ft. Genius Prestige Countertop Microwave Oven

Users chose the Panasonic 1.6 Cu. Ft. Genius Prestige Countertop Microwave Oven as the #4 built-in microwave on the market. It heats contents quickly. Owners report that they would probably buy this product again, knowing what they know now. However, this microwave's quality ratings are around average.
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#5 rated in built in: Panasonic 2.2 Cu.Ft. Genius Prestige Countertop/Built-in Microwave Oven, scored 80/10079

5. Panasonic 2.2 Cu.Ft. Genius Prestige Countertop/Built-in Microwave Oven

The Panasonic 2.2 Cu.Ft. Genius Prestige Countertop/Built-in Microwave Oven was chosen by users as the #5 best built-in microwave. Most owners are not disappointed with this microwave's performance. Consumers report that they would probably recommend it to a friend. However, opinions show that it is not a very reliable microwave.
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