We've collated all the key information on Whirlpool microwaves in this handy guide. We've analysed over 14,000 user and expert reviews and 10 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,800 microwaves to impartially compare each microwave brand.
Whirlpool are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular microwaves. Their microwaves start at $100 for the WMH31017 which has an interior capacity of 48L, a microwave power of 1,000W and is an integrated microwave and go up to $509 for the AMW 730 which has an interior capacity of 31L, a microwave power of 1,000W and is a built-in microwave. The average price of a new Whirlpool microwave is $319.
Whirlpool are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular microwaves.
Is Whirlpool the Best Microwave Brand?
So are Whirlpool microwaves any good? We give every microwave a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all microwaves we are able to impartially rank all the microwave brands.
Whirlpool is ranked the No. 9 best microwave brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Whirlpool is the 9th best microwave brand out there.
Let's look at how Whirlpool microwaves compare to the other microwave brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
All microwave Brands
Whirlpool have better reviews than the typical microwave brand, with the average rating of a Whirlpool microwave being 87%.
The average review score for a Whirlpool microwave is 87%.
There's a smaller selection of Whirlpool microwaves available compared to other microwave brands, with only 3 Whirlpool microwaves currently on the market in the US. Whirlpool microwaves also tend to be more expensive than most other microwave brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.
Whilst Whirlpool have a number of interesting features including 6th Sense Technology, 3D Wave Technology and Easy to Clean, overall they tend to be less feature rich than their competitors. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Whirlpool microwave is $41 (based on a person typically using a microwave for 30 minutes per day), which makes them less efficient than most other microwave brands.
No. Of Microwaves
Average Price $189
Price Distribution of All Microwaves
No. Of Microwaves
Average Price $319
Price Distribution of Whirlpool Microwaves
What Do the Whirlpool Microwave Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every Whirlpool microwave to work out the average distribution of reviews for Whirlpool and then compared this to the other microwave brands.
Whirlpool has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its microwaves than most other brands.
Over 100% of expert reviews and 91% of user reviews for Whirlpool microwaves are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% and 85% respectively across all Microwave brands.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to Whirlpool microwaves by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other microwave brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.
How Many Industry Awards Have Whirlpool Microwaves Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 1 industry award for a Whirlpool microwave. The table below compares the number of awards received by Whirlpool to other popular microwave brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.