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Should You Buy an LG Microwave?

Updated 13 July 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy an LG Microwave?

LG is well known for it's TVs, PC monitors, washing machines and optical disc drives.

If you are thinking about buying an LG 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.

The average price of a new LG microwave is $117.

Is LG the Best Microwave Brand?

So are LG 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.

LG is ranked the No. 25 best microwave brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that LG is the 25th best microwave brand out there.

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
3,982 reviews
#2
Germany
93%
93%
275 reviews
#3
Magic Chef
92%
92%
72 reviews
#4
Avanti
87%
87%
1 review
#5
Japan
87%
87%
247 reviews
#6
Swan
87%
87%
1,228 reviews
#7
South Korea
85%
85%
1,728 reviews
#8
South Korea
81%
81%
197 reviews
#9
Japan
80%
80%
765 reviews
#10
United States
78%
78%
80 reviews
#11
Zanussi
Italy
77%
77%
22 reviews
#12
Beko
Turkey
75%
75%
261 reviews
#13
United States
72%
72%
349 reviews
#14
Akai
Japan
72%
72%
22 reviews
#15
AEG
Germany
71%
71%
47 reviews
#16
Germany
70%
70%
16 reviews
#17
CDA
United Kingdom
70%
70%
14 reviews
#18
Candy
Italy
67%
67%
2 reviews
#19
Breville
Australia
65%
65%
76 reviews
#20
Igenix
65%
65%
152 reviews
#21
Kenwood
United Kingdom
65%
65%
2,134 reviews
#22
Emerson Radio
64%
64%
0 reviews
#23
Morphy Richards
United Kingdom
64%
64%
10 reviews
#24
Germany
64%
64%
48 reviews
#25
LG
South Korea
63%
63%
4 reviews
#26
RCA
63%
63%
0 reviews
#27
Tower
63%
63%
0 reviews
#28
Danby
63%
63%
0 reviews
#29
Orbegozo
60%
60%
0 reviews
#30
Montpellier
60%
60%
0 reviews
#31
Haier
China
55%
55%
0 reviews
#32
54%
54%
0 reviews
#33
Caso
54%
54%
1 review

Let's look at how LG 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
LG Microwaves

There's a smaller selection of LG microwaves available compared to other microwave brands, with only 2 LG microwaves currently on the market in the United States. LG microwaves also tend to be cheaper than most other microwave brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.

LG have worse reviews than the typical microwave brand, with the average rating of a LG microwave being 30%. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of LG microwave is $48 (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
$137
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $2,199
Price Distribution of All Microwaves
No. Of Microwaves
Average Price
$117
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $2,499
Price Distribution of LG Microwaves

What Do the LG Microwave Reviews Say?

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

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

Over 100% of user reviews for LG microwaves are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 87% across all microwave brands.

How Many Industry Awards Have LG Microwaves Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 1 industry award for an LG microwave. The table below compares the number of awards given to LG to other popular microwave brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

LG has won 1 award for its microwaves.

Compare all award winning microwaves

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

How Reliable Are LG Microwaves?

We checked over 14,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of LG microwaves. 0% of reviews that mention reliability were positive. Therefore the majority of LG microwave owners and reviewers thought the product wasn't reliable.

Only 0% of reviewers think LG microwaves are reliable.

So, most people think that LG microwaves aren't good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for LG microwaves that mention reliability:

NOT RELIABLE

Clear as day functions - robust without being chunky
amazon.co.uk
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In This Guide
Should You Buy an LG Microwave?
Is LG the Best Microwave Brand?
What Do the LG Microwave Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have LG Microwaves Received?
How Reliable Are LG Microwaves?

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