Reliable Microwaves

Based on 3,396 opinions
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No one wants their appliances to croak prematurely, even when they're as inexpensive as microwaves tend to be. Microwave users find that the machines that last the longest are often of very good quality. Users are--overall--very satisfied with these units and feel that they have high value.
The microwaves users rate highest for reliability are all smallcountertop models in the lower price range. Convection models have reduced reliability. Users chose Danby and RCA as the most reliable microwave brands.

Microwaves Rated Highest for Reliability

The Microwaves Rated Highest for Reliability were determined by an in-depth analysis of the collected opinions. Buzzrake took into account how frequently users mention reliability positively or negatively.
#1 rated in reliable: RCA 1.1 Cu.Ft. Microwave, scored 96/10096

1. RCA 1.1 Cu.Ft. Microwave

Users chose the RCA 1.1 Cu.Ft. Microwave as the #1 most reliable microwave oven. Opinions show that it will not fail or break after a short period of time. This microwave's quality ratings are high compared to other microwaves. However, it is said to be not as powerful as others.
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#2 rated in reliable: Emerson 0.7 Cu. Ft. Countertop Microwave Oven, scored 95/10094

2. Emerson 0.7 Cu. Ft. Countertop Microwave Oven

Users rank the Emerson 0.7 Cu. Ft. Countertop Microwave Oven the #3 most reliable microwave oven. This microwave's quality ratings are much higher than average. Owners say that they would probably buy this product again, knowing what they know now. Also, consumers feel that they are really getting their money's worth with this product, and it receives high above average value ratings.
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#3 rated in reliable: Danby Designer 0.9 Cu. Ft. Countertop Microwave Oven, scored 94/10093

3. Danby Designer 0.9 Cu. Ft. Countertop Microwave Oven

According to users, the Danby Designer 0.9 Cu. Ft. Countertop Microwave Oven is the #4 most reliable microwave. Owners report that they would probably buy this product again, knowing what they know now. Owners find that they are getting their money's worth with this product, and its value rating is above average. However, it is not very quiet during operation.
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#4 rated in reliable: Magic Chef 1.1 Cu. Ft. Countertop Microwave Oven, scored 93/10093

4. Magic Chef 1.1 Cu. Ft. Countertop Microwave Oven

The Magic Chef 1.1 Cu. Ft. Countertop Microwave Oven is considered the #5 most reliable microwave oven. Owners say that they would probably recommend it to others. Owners feel that they are really getting their money's worth with this product, and it receives high above average value ratings. However, it is not very quiet during operation.
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#5 rated in reliable: RCA 0.7 Cu.Ft. Countertop Microwave, scored 93/10092

5. RCA 0.7 Cu.Ft. Countertop Microwave

The RCA 0.7 Cu.Ft. Countertop Microwave is the #5 most reliable microwave. Owners say that they would probably buy this product again, knowing what they know now. Users feel that they are getting their money's worth with this product, and it is rated highly for value. However, most users are somewhat disappointed with this unit's performance.
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