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Should You Buy an LG Microwave?

Matthew
Updated 07 September 2021
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should you buy an LG Microwave?

LG is well known for its TVs, PC monitors, soundbars and washing machines.

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 23,000 user and expert reviews and 50+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,800 microwaves.

The average price of a new LG microwave is $91.

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. 11 best microwave brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that LG is the 11th best microwave brand out there.

#1
Magic Chef
95%
95%
836 reviews
#2
Germany
93%
93%
479 reviews
#3
Japan
86%
86%
218 reviews
#4
Swan
86%
86%
1,893 reviews
#5
Tower
83%
83%
419 reviews
#6
Igenix
77%
77%
274 reviews
#7
Japan
76%
76%
1,023 reviews
#8
Avanti
75%
75%
1 review
#9
Miele
Germany
75%
75%
12 reviews
#10
Germany
71%
71%
22 reviews
#11
LG
South Korea
68%
68%
43 reviews
#12
United States
65%
65%
95 reviews
#13
64%
64%
393 reviews
#14
Italy
64%
64%
31 reviews
#15
RCA
64%
64%
0 reviews
#16
Emerson Radio
63%
63%
0 reviews
#17
Danby
62%
62%
0 reviews
#18
Haden
62%
62%
4 reviews
#19
Fersay
56%
56%
0 reviews
#20
Haier
China
54%
54%
0 reviews
#21
Brentwood
54%
54%
0 reviews
#22
Gorenje
Slovenia
53%
53%
0 reviews

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

At an average purchase price of $91, LG microwaves tend to be cheaper than most other microwave brands.

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 US. LG also have worse reviews than the typical microwave brand, with the average rating of a LG microwave being 62%.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of LG microwave is $49 (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
$231
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $2,349
Price Distribution of All Microwaves
No. Of Microwaves
Average Price
$91
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,649
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
18
4 stars
12
3 stars
4
2 stars
1
1 star
5
LG has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its microwaves than most other brands.

Over 75% of user reviews for LG microwaves are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 84% 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 received by 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 Beko Russell Hobbs Swan Panasonic Sharp LG
Which? logo
1
1
2
agdmaniak.pl logo
1
techadvisor.co.uk logo
1
techgearlab.com logo
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
Total
1
1
1
2
2
1

What is the Best Mid-Range LG Microwave?

LG NeoChef

$79.99
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1,150W
28L
CAPACITY
5
POWER LEVELS
$452
OVER 10 YEARS

A great mid range choice, priced at $79.99 is the LG NeoChef, which has a Kagoo Score of 76.

Features We Love:
Big interior capacity (28L)
Grill
Child lock
Convection cooking

An affordable and fully featured freestanding microwave, with reasonable running costs and average reviews.

81
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Value for Money
Very Good
69
Running Costs
$450 Over 10 Years
76
Kagoo Score
Very Good
LG  Microwave Oven Smart inverter  Neochef  - Unboxing
LG Microwave Oven Smart inverter Neochef - Unboxing
LG NeoChef 25L MS2536DB Review | Best Microwave Oven
LG NeoChef 25L MS2536DB Review | Best Microwave Oven
Product Review: LG MS2336DB NeoChef 23L Smart Inverter Microwave Oven 1000W
Product Review: LG MS2336DB NeoChef 23L Smart Inverter Microwave Oven 1000W
Unboxing LG NeoChef 42L Smart Inverter Microwave Oven - Stainless Steel
Unboxing LG NeoChef 42L Smart Inverter Microwave Oven - Stainless Steel
LG NeoChef Review
LG NeoChef Review
LG NeoChef Microwave Oven Review - Best Compact Microwave!
LG NeoChef Microwave Oven Review - Best Compact Microwave!
LG NEOCHEF 39L UNBOXING & REVIEW || SMART INVERTER CONVECTION OVEN- MJ3966ABS || No:96
LG NEOCHEF 39L UNBOXING & REVIEW || SMART INVERTER CONVECTION OVEN- MJ3966ABS || No:96
Concierge Member Penny Reviews the LG NeoChef Microwave | The Good Guys
Concierge Member Penny Reviews the LG NeoChef Microwave | The Good Guys
Concierge Member Anne P Reviews the LG NeoChef Microwave | The Good Guys
Concierge Member Anne P Reviews the LG NeoChef Microwave | The Good Guys
Unboxing LG Neochef 42L microwave oven/Filipino Australian blogger
Unboxing LG Neochef 42L microwave oven/Filipino Australian blogger
BROKEN Unboxing of LG NeoChef Microwave with Initial Review1.5 Cu Ft Mid-Size Stainless Black
BROKEN Unboxing of LG NeoChef Microwave with Initial Review1.5 Cu Ft Mid-Size Stainless Black
Concierge Member Wesley Reviews the LG NeoChef Microwave | The Good Guys
Concierge Member Wesley Reviews the LG NeoChef Microwave | The Good Guys

The cheapest price that we could find for the NeoChef in the US is $79.99 and in total we found 3 prices for it.

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