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The Best Microwave Ovens

The latest models offer new features and controls and promise better results.

By Published Sept. 7, 2022

What You Need To Know

The best microwave ovens are easy to use and work reliably without overheating food. Our favorite, Breville The Compact Wave Soft Close Microwave, won top marks for its excellent cooking results, supersimple controls, user-friendly design details, and brushed finish that didn’t show fingerprints. For a model with extra features, we also recommend the Sharp 1.4 cu. ft. 1000W Stainles...