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Should You Buy an LG Microwave?

Updated 25 September 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 1,700 microwaves.

The average price of a new LG microwave is $111.

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. 17 best microwave brand.

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

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
3,974 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
86%
86%
1,239 reviews
#7
South Korea
86%
86%
1,731 reviews
#8
Japan
80%
80%
765 reviews
#9
South Korea
78%
78%
197 reviews
#10
United States
78%
78%
80 reviews
#11
AEG
Germany
74%
74%
28 reviews
#12
Zanussi
Italy
74%
74%
22 reviews
#13
Beko
Turkey
71%
71%
261 reviews
#14
CDA
United Kingdom
70%
70%
14 reviews
#15
Germany
70%
70%
19 reviews
#16
Breville
Australia
67%
67%
76 reviews
#17
LG
South Korea
66%
66%
4 reviews
#18
Candy
Italy
66%
66%
2 reviews
#19
United States
65%
65%
348 reviews
#20
Akai
Japan
63%
63%
22 reviews
#21
Germany
63%
63%
48 reviews
#22
Emerson Radio
63%
63%
0 reviews
#23
Tower
63%
63%
0 reviews
#24
RCA
62%
62%
0 reviews
#25
Danby
61%
61%
0 reviews
#26
Morphy Richards
United Kingdom
54%
54%
0 reviews
#27
Brentwood
54%
54%
0 reviews
#28
Schneider
54%
54%
0 reviews
#29
Montpellier
54%
54%
0 reviews
#30
Haier
China
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 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
$185
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $2,199
Price Distribution of All Microwaves
No. Of Microwaves
Average Price
$111
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $2,449
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 86% 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 Sharp LG
Which? logo
1
1
2
2
Trusted Reviews logo
2
agdmaniak.pl logo
1
techgearlab.com logo
1
Total
4
1
2
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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