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Should You Buy an AEG Microwave?

Updated 22 December 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy an AEG Microwave?

AEG is well known for its ovens, washing machines, tumble dryers and hobs.

If you are thinking about buying an AEG microwave then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of microwave brands is compiled by analysing over 14,000 user and expert reviews and 10 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,700 microwaves.

AEG are recognised for their good selection of premium and popular microwaves. Their microwaves start at $664 for the MBB1756 which has an interior capacity of 17L, a microwave power of 800W and is a built-in microwave and go up to $697 for the MBE2657 which has an interior capacity of 26L, a microwave power of 900W and is a built-in microwave. The average price of a new AEG microwave is $681.

AEG are recognised for their good selection of premium and popular microwaves.

Is AEG the Best Microwave Brand?

So are AEG 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.

AEG is ranked the No. 17 best microwave brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that AEG is the 17th best microwave brand out there.

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
3,968 reviews
#2
Magic Chef
93%
93%
72 reviews
#3
Germany
93%
93%
275 reviews
#4
Japan
90%
90%
247 reviews
#5
South Korea
87%
87%
1,745 reviews
#6
Avanti
85%
85%
1 review
#7
Swan
83%
83%
1,230 reviews
#8
South Korea
81%
81%
197 reviews
#9
United States
79%
79%
80 reviews
#10
Japan
78%
78%
765 reviews
#11
Tower
67%
67%
31 reviews
#12
Candy
Italy
67%
67%
4 reviews
#13
Breville
Australia
66%
66%
76 reviews
#14
Emerson Radio
66%
66%
0 reviews
#15
LG
South Korea
66%
66%
5 reviews
#16
United States
65%
65%
373 reviews
#17
AEG
Germany
64%
64%
28 reviews
#18
Danby
64%
64%
0 reviews
#19
Germany
63%
63%
19 reviews
#20
Akai
Japan
63%
63%
22 reviews
#21
Germany
63%
63%
48 reviews
#22
CDA
United Kingdom
63%
63%
14 reviews
#23
RCA
62%
62%
0 reviews
#24
Haier
China
55%
55%
0 reviews
#25
Brentwood
54%
54%
0 reviews
#26
Morphy Richards
United Kingdom
54%
54%
0 reviews

Let's look at how AEG microwaves compare to the other microwave brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All microwave Brands
AEG Microwaves

At an average purchase price of $681, AEG microwaves tend to be more expensive than most other microwave brands. AEG also have better reviews than the typical microwave brand, with the average rating of a AEG microwave being 81%.

The average review score for a AEG microwave is 81%.

There's a smaller selection of AEG microwaves available compared to other microwave brands, with only 2 AEG microwaves currently on the market in the US. Whilst AEG have a number of interesting features including Shelves, overall they tend to be less feature rich than their competitors.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of AEG microwave is $43 (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
$171
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,349
Price Distribution of All Microwaves
No. Of Microwaves
Average Price
$681
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $2,449
Price Distribution of AEG Microwaves

What Do the AEG Microwave Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every AEG microwave to work out the average distribution of reviews for AEG and then compared this to the other microwave brands.

5 stars
23
4 stars
3
3 stars
2
2 stars
0
1 star
0
AEG has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its microwaves than most other microwave brands.

Over 93% of user reviews for AEG microwaves are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 86% across all microwave brands.

How Many Industry Awards Have AEG Microwaves Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for AEG microwaves. The table below shows the number of awards given to the most popular microwave brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Compare all award winning microwaves

Number of Awards Panasonic Beko Samsung Russell Hobbs Breville
Which? logo
1
1
2
Trusted Reviews logo
2
techgearlab.com logo
1
Total
4
1
2

How Reliable Are AEG Microwaves?

We checked over 14,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of AEG microwaves. 100% of reviews that mention reliability were positive. Therefore the vast majority of AEG microwave owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

100% of reviewers think AEG microwaves are reliable.

So, most people think that AEG microwaves are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for AEG microwaves that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

More This product I purchased to replace a built in microwave
johnlewis.com
Simple to use sturdy
ao.com

Features to Look Out For On AEG Microwaves

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of AEG microwaves that set them apart from the competition. These include Shelves.

AEG Shelves

AEG microwaves that have 1 Shelves include the AEG MBB1756 ($0).

What is the Best High End AEG Microwave?

AEG MBE2657SEM

$701.81
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AEG MBE2657SEM
900W
26L
CAPACITY
5
POWER LEVELS
BUILT-
IN
$343
OVER 10 YEARS

If you're looking for a high end AEG microwave then the AEG MBE2657SEM takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 72, but is a bit more expensive at $701.81.

Features We Love:
Big interior capacity (26L)
Grill
Child lock
Turntable deactivation

An economical to run and good spec 900W microwave.

79
Features
Good Features
61
Value for Money
Good
73
Running Costs
$340 Over 10 Years
72
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the MBE2657SEM in the US is $701.81 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy an AEG Microwave?
Is AEG the Best Microwave Brand?
What Do the AEG Microwave Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have AEG Microwaves Received?
How Reliable Are AEG Microwaves?
Features to Look Out For On AEG Microwaves
AEG Shelves
What is the Best High End AEG Microwave?

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