Updated November 11, 2018 by Daniel Imperiale

The 10 Best Over The Range Microwaves

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This wiki has been updated 15 times since it was first published in November of 2018. The space directly above your stove is an excellent place to install a microwave, as it consolidates your cooking area while saving you a significant amount of room on your countertops. The over-the-range models on our list offer incredible features to home chefs, such as automatic cooking and defrosting, effective ventilation, and a ready source of light to shine down on your burners. When users buy our independently chosen editorial choices, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best over the range microwafe on Amazon.

10. Kenmore 80373 Elite Stainless

9. LG LMV2031ST

8. GE JNM7196SFSS Stainless

7. Bosch S800 HMV8053U

6. Whirlpool WMH31017HZ

5. Samsung Stainless ME16K3000AS


3. Whirlpool WML55011HS

2. Frigidaire FFMV1645TB

1. LG LMV1762ST Stainless

Editor's Notes

November 08, 2018:

Available power on the majority of models in this category is about the same, hovering around 1,000 watts. As a result, priority went to those with particularly unique features or especially easy installation. LG and GE proved to have some good options, with the former's LMV1762ST model standing out for its ease of use and flexible ventilation setups. Some selections with the ability to double as convection ovens made their way onto the list, but each suffered other problems that kept them from the higher spots.

Daniel Imperiale
Last updated on November 11, 2018 by Daniel Imperiale

Daniel Imperiale holds a bachelor’s degree in writing, and proudly fled his graduate program in poetry to pursue a quiet life at a remote Alaskan fishery. After returning to the contiguous states, he took up a position as an editor and photographer of the prestigious geek culture magazine “Unwinnable” before turning his attention to the field of health and wellness. In recent years, he has worked extensively in film and music production, making him something of a know-it-all when it comes to camera equipment, musical instruments, recording devices, and other audio-visual hardware. Daniel’s recent obsessions include horology (making him a pro when it comes to all things timekeeping) and Uranium mining and enrichment (which hasn’t proven useful just yet).

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