Over-the-Range Microwaves

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Over-the-range microwaves are the second most popular microwave type on the market. These microwave ovens typically have large capacities (at least 1.1 cu.ft.) and higher prices. The average price of all over-the-range microwaves is around $300, while all other microwaves have an average price of $156. Larger capacities translate to higher wattage as well, with most over-the-range models having 1000-1100w of power.
Users find that over-the-range units aren't as reliable as other types, find them to be less quiet and generally like them less than countertop and built_in models.

The Best Over-the-Range Microwaves

An in-depth analysis of the collected opinions produced the following rankings for the Top Over-the-Range Microwaves. Buzzrake took into account the frequency and manner in which the microwaves are mentioned in regard to various factors.
#1 rated in over-the-range: Whirlpool 1.7 Cu. Ft. Over-the-Range Microwave Oven, scored 95/10094

1. Whirlpool 1.7 Cu. Ft. Over-the-Range Microwave Oven

The Whirlpool 1.7 Cu. Ft. Over-the-Range Microwave Oven is considered the #1 over-the-range microwave on the market. Owners report that they would probably buy this product again, knowing what they know now. Owners feel that they are really getting their money's worth with this product, and it receives high above average value ratings. However, opinions show it is not very quiet during operation.
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#2 rated in over-the-range: LG 2.0 Cu.Ft. Over-the-Range Microwave Oven, scored 88/10088

2. LG 2.0 Cu.Ft. Over-the-Range Microwave Oven

The LG 2.0 Cu.Ft. Over-the-Range Microwave Oven is considered the #2 best microwave among all over-the-range models. Owners say that they would probably buy this product again, knowing what they know now. Users find that it is worth the cost, and its value rating is above average. However, it is ranked around average for power.
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#3 rated in over-the-range: Amana 1.5 Cu. Ft. Over-the-Range Microwave Oven, scored 86/10086

3. Amana 1.5 Cu. Ft. Over-the-Range Microwave Oven

The Amana 1.5 Cu. Ft. Over-the-Range Microwave Oven is ranked the #3 best over-the-range microwave. Most owners are pleased with this unit's performance. Owners find that they are really getting their money's worth with this product, and it receives high above average value ratings. However, it operates somewhat slowly.
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#4 rated in over-the-range: GE 1.6 Cu. Ft. Over-the-Range Microwave Oven, scored 85/10085

4. GE 1.6 Cu. Ft. Over-the-Range Microwave Oven

Users rank the GE 1.6 Cu. Ft. Over-the-Range Microwave Oven the #4 over-the-range microwave on the market. Opinions show it is quiet during operation. Most users are not disappointed with this microwave's performance. However, owners report that they wouldn't necessarily buy this product again, knowing what they know now.
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#5 rated in over-the-range: LG 1.6 Cu.Ft. Over-The-Range Microwave Oven, scored 84/10084

5. LG 1.6 Cu.Ft. Over-The-Range Microwave Oven

Users rank the LG 1.6 Cu.Ft. Over-The-Range Microwave Oven the #5 best over-the-range microwave. Opinions show that it is a reliable product. Owners feel that they are getting their money's worth with this product, and it receives above average value ratings. However, it is said to be not as powerful as others.
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