What are the best over the range microwaves?

Built-in microwaves or over the range ones can help you save space by installing the appliance onto a cabinet instead of placing it on your countertop. We are compiling the best over the range microwaves on the market. Add ones you think deserve to be on the list.

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    #1SHARP R-1874

    SHARP R-1874

    This over the range model has a 1.1 cubic ft. capacity to heat your meals. It has an 850 watts output and 11 cooking power levels for various meals as well as ingredients. 

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    Helen Cui
    Written on June 3, 2019
    "Had this unit for nearly four years. My pick for the best over the range microwaves for RVs."
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    #2G.E. JVM3160RFSS

    G.E. JVM3160RFSS

    G.E. over the range appliance has an auto defrost mode that softens frozen ingredients. The unit also has a ventilation system that can draw odor and smoke out of the cooking interior.

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    Megan Brooks
    Written on June 3, 2019
    "Given the price, the microwave has been great in our kitchen. We hardly had any kind of soup with a cold center if we punched in the right time."
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    #3Panasonic NNST27HB

    Panasonic NNST27HB

    This over the range oven from Panasonic uses inverter tech that increases power gradually to save electricity and allow for even cooking. The NNST27HB has 19 different sensor programs for various meals.

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    Gary Edwards
    Written on June 3, 2019
    "Sweat to god, this makes my kitchen looks like it belongs in a tv studio. It also has a really large space for those big cuts."
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    #4Whirlpool WMH31017HS

    Whirlpool WMH31017HS

    You have a maximum of 1.7 cubic ft. cooking capacity for ingredients and meals with the WMH31017HS. The central turntable is dishwasher safe while the microwave has a maximum power output of 1000W.

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    Harini Trivedi
    Written on June 3, 2019
    "Microwave cooks my meals well The light though does not turn on in less than a year."
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    #5LG LMV2031ST

    LG LMV2031ST

    LG's over the range microwave oven has eight sensor-cook options to allow for efficient heating and cooking of different meals. This appliance has an EasyClean interior that makes it easy to sanitize the cooking space.

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    Brenda Larson
    Written on June 3, 2019
    "Some of the buttons no longer work after half a year of buying the microwave. Otherwise its still heating our food just fine. "
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    #6KitchenAid KMHS120ESS

    KitchenAid KMHS120ESS

    KitchenAid's over the range appliance utilizes sensors to automatically adjust the cooking time that is suitable for various meals. The 300 cfm fan can clean the smoke and odors with its filters to keep your microwave smell clean.

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    Donald Dean
    Written on June 3, 2019
    "It works just as well as our previous microwave. Which is not good since the kitchenaid microwave is pricier."
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    #7Kenmore 80333

    Kenmore 80333

    This over the range microwave from Kenmore has several presets for various ingredients and meals such as auto cook and defrost. The appliance has a max cooking capacity of 1.7 cubic ft.

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    Anika Rathore
    Written on June 3, 2019
    "Had mine doing great for couple of years until it started making those loud noises while making dinner. We only use it to cook small food at a time now."
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    #8Samsung ME18H704SFS

    Samsung ME18H704SFS

    The ME18H704SFS has a power output of 1000W and 10 different cooking levels. This microwave features a 400 CFM ventilation system with a filter that cleans the smoker and odor within the unit.

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    Ayaan Jain
    Written on June 3, 2019
    "The light stopped working on mine after my kid was cooking his instant noodle. Good thing it can still heat up anything."


Best What are the best over the range microwaves
1SHARP R-1874Household Items 18 Paid
2G.E. JVM3160RFSSHousehold Items 13 Paid
3Panasonic NNST27HBHousehold Items 10 Paid
4Whirlpool WMH31017HSHousehold Items 3 Paid
5LG LMV2031STHousehold Items 3 Paid
6KitchenAid KMHS120ESSHousehold Items 1 Paid
7Kenmore 80333Household Items 1 Paid
8Samsung ME18H704SFSHousehold Items 1 Paid

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