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Should You Buy an LG Microwave?

Updated 09 November 2019 by Matthew
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LG is well known for its 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 1,800 microwaves.

The average price of a new LG microwave is $95.

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. 19 best microwave brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that LG is the 19th best microwave brand out there.

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
3,988 reviews
#2
Germany
94%
94%
275 reviews
#3
Magic Chef
93%
93%
72 reviews
#4
Japan
88%
88%
247 reviews
#5
South Korea
86%
86%
1,746 reviews
#6
Swan
86%
86%
1,213 reviews
#7
Avanti
85%
85%
1 review
#8
Japan
81%
81%
765 reviews
#9
United States
79%
79%
80 reviews
#10
South Korea
79%
79%
197 reviews
#11
AEG
Germany
71%
71%
28 reviews
#12
Zanussi
Italy
71%
71%
22 reviews
#13
CDA
United Kingdom
70%
70%
14 reviews
#14
United States
66%
66%
348 reviews
#15
Breville
Australia
65%
65%
76 reviews
#16
Beko
Turkey
65%
65%
261 reviews
#17
Danby
65%
65%
0 reviews
#18
Germany
64%
64%
19 reviews
#19
LG
South Korea
64%
64%
4 reviews
#20
Germany
64%
64%
48 reviews
#21
Akai
Japan
64%
64%
22 reviews
#22
Tower
63%
63%
0 reviews
#23
Emerson Radio
63%
63%
0 reviews
#24
RCA
62%
62%
0 reviews
#25
Haier
China
56%
56%
0 reviews
#26
Brentwood
55%
55%
0 reviews
#27
Morphy Richards
United Kingdom
54%
54%
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

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 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 23%. 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
$185
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $2,199
Price Distribution of All Microwaves
No. Of Microwaves
Average Price
$95
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,699
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 85% 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 Samsung Russell Hobbs Breville LG
Which? logo
1
1
2
Trusted Reviews logo
2
agdmaniak.pl logo
1
techgearlab.com logo
1
Total
4
1
2
1
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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?

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