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KitchenAid - 2.0 Cu. Ft. Over-the-Range Microwave with Sensor Cooking - Black stainless steel

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Reheat dishes or defrost main ingredients quickly with this KitchenAid over-the-range microwave. The turntable rotates smoothly for even cooking, and it has 16 settings for one-touch cooking of family favorites such as popcorn and baked potatoes. This KitchenAid over-the-range microwave has a three-speed fan to eliminate excess heat and cooking odors.

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$629.99
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    Color:
    Black stainless steel
    • Black
    • Black stainless steel
    • Stainless steel
    • White

    Key Specs

    • Product Height
      17.12 inches
    • Product Width
      30 inches
    • Product Depth
      16.25 inches
    • Microwave Type
      Over-the-range
    • Convection
      No
    • Turntable Diameter
      14 inches
    • Microwave Controls
      Electronic
    • Sensor Cook
      Yes
    • 1000 watts
    • Color Finish
      Black stainless steel
    16.25"
    KitchenAid - 2.0 Cu. Ft. Over-the-Range Microwave with Sensor Cooking - Black stainless steel - Front_Standard
    30"
    (Doors closed)
    17.12"

    Overview

    What's Included


    • 2.0 Cu. Ft. Over-the-Range Microwave with Sensor Cooking
    • Installation hardware, templates, mounting plate, filters, bulbs
    • Owner's manual

    Ratings & Reviews


    Overall Customer Rating:
    98% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (465 out of 478)

    Features


    1000W of power for everyday microwave cooking

    Reheat coffee, soup and leftovers in no time.

    Make your favorite dishes with just a touch

    16 one-touch settings help you get a meal or snack on the table quickly.

    Eliminates power-level and cook-time guesswork

    Sensor-cook options automatically adjust the time needed to cook, reheat or defrost your dish, so you can focus on other tasks.

    Preserve flavor and texture with healthy results

    Sensor steam/simmer cycle helps prevent your food from drying out while it cooks.

    Keep sides hot

    Use the keep-warm function to maintain temperature levels while the main course cooks.

    Turn the turntable on or off

    14" turntable can be set to rotate or remain stationary to suit your dish.

    Maintain a fresh-smelling kitchen

    The 3-speed fan and removable filter make it easy to remove cooking odors.

    Cooktop light illuminates the cooking surface below

    So you can see what you're preparing on the stove.

    Membrane keyboard controls

    Select the right settings for the task quickly and easily.


    Customer rating

    Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars with 478 reviews

    97%
    would recommend to a friend

    Pros

    Cons

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Replacement for 15 year old Sony

      Posted
      Gavia
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® MemberMember

      The 4 stars is because my first unit lasted 1 week, then shorted out while not in use. The second unit has been working without any problems for 6 weeks, hopefully for a few more years. The only other issue I experienced it that it was a much tighter fit than my previous unit. I learned to lubricate the sides of the cabinets to facilitate mounting the unit. Now, I am delighted with the unit's operation. The steam sensor had prevented boil overs, and over cooking dinner plates with different ingredients. The popcorn button successfully cooks a serving from bulk popcorn in a silicone popper. The stove light is very bright, and the fan has three settings. There is a option to externally vent the fan, if your kitchen has a vent. There is a wire rack for heating multiple dishes, and the sensor can tell how many plates are in the oven. The vegetable button will toggle frozen, fresh and number of cups, and the potato button cooks potatoes much better than any unit I have used. One last comment, although 2 people are recommended for installation, I had no trouble mounting the unit by myself, a 50+ woman. I can recommend the Kitchenaid microwave as a reasonably priced over the stove unit for a family or singles.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Very quiet!

      Posted
      peevil
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® MemberMember

      This microwave is noticeably quieter than the premium model it replaced. It has a strange non stainless finish inside, I don’t know how it will hold up. Owners guide is basically useless, talks about “two level cooking” but doesn’t explain what they mean etc, no guides for sensor cooking etc. Keypad is backwards from several popular models, the start button is close to the door, while the cancel is at the outer edge (not normal for right handlers who rest hand against edge while thumbing buttons) and other slightly wonky design decisions. Light on bottom is not LED so you will be regularly replacing bulbs and the light timer is pointless, can’t schedule it as a night light. Handle is huge and easy to grasp but design only matches other appliances of same make, not generic. You can’t customize the loudness of the timer or the brightness of the display. Installation was standard but read first, the support is at the very bottom and this is a large unit, had to cut inches from my backsplash tile to mount it, not happy about that. Fan is powerful and has many settings including automatic on if too much heat from stove, it’ll scare you first time is goes to high by itself!

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

      DO NOT BUY-stopped working, warranty service awful

      Posted
      gubeedal
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® MemberMember

      Well, I originally loved this microwave. Then the door stopped functioning correctly and the microwave was having issues due to the door not latching correctly. The microwave is still under warranty, so I contacted customer service, sent them what they needed, and over a week later no one got back to me. Then my microwave stopped working completely. So I again contacted customer service. Now I have no microwave. They can't get service out for a week. So, I wait the week. Then, the service guy tells me he needs to order parts, so it will be another week until then. However, he said a fuse went out, I don't think this is the issue, because the door would work and then not work... fuses don't go in and out. So, I have a feeling he will come next week and have to come out YET AGAIN. It's ridiculous. when this is over with, I will not have had a correctly functioning microwave for a month. DO NOT BUY -- or - Buy the geek squad protection so you can bring it to Best Buy to return it when it goes out.

      No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Far Surpasses My Expectations

      Posted
      sford
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

      Replaced a 13 year old Panasonic microwave. Got this KitchenAid on sale after reading some really good reviews on line. The sale price seemed too good to pass up. Now that I've used it a few weeks, I am so happy I would even be willing to pay the suggested retail price from KitchenAid. The sensor buttons are amazing... I soften and melt butter, soften a half gallon of hard frozen ice cream to the perfect consistency, heat pizza, pop popcorn, bake potatoes, cook rice and everything has turned out like fresh oven-baked. It is super-quiet since most things I cook I do not use the fan. The fan is quieter than my last microwave. The only thing I would change is the light under the microwave to light up the oven underneath. It should be at the front of the underside, not at the back. Doesn't really light up my stove-top. I'd re-buy this item with no regrets!

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Nice but BIG

      Posted
      OccasionalReviewer

      I installed this KitchenAid microwave about 4 months ago and have been happy with it so far. It is very quiet, which was important to me. We don't cook with it, but the everyday things like food re-heat, butter soften, bake potato, cook bacon, all work very well with a little trial and error. I installed the unit myself, instructions not the best, and the mounting template was only good for getting measurements, because the edge of the template did not coincide with the printed measurements, so you could not just tape it up and go. A good chance I was the problem, but no big issues, just took some time. The unit is much larger than I expected, this is the 1st over-the-range unit I have owned. We almost took it back, glad we didn't. On sale for under four hundred dollars it was a great deal.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Great purchase so far.

      Posted
      BenRN
      • My Best Buy® MemberMember

      I've had the microwave 3-4weeks now. I have nothing but positive things to say. Install was a breeze, instructions were clear and the included templates made everything extremely easy. Now how does she cook? So far to perfection. This replaced a 15-20yr old unit, which was rather unpredictable in its cooking, so it's not a fair comparison. We've used the microwave for daily items ranging from malt-o-meal to reheating steak filet's. It's done everything we've asked of it without any issue what so ever. Oh the Icecream mode that people speak of. It actually works...even with milk free icecream. (hey you never know, those silly almonds could complicate things). This silly microwave has all sorts of special modes and features that I've played with some. The sensor mode uses pure magic and for me has been flawless. I'm thrilled with this microwave.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Excellent microwave!

      Posted
      sandjumb
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

      This is an excellent microwave and I recommend it if you can get it on sale like I did. Personally, I feel it is overpriced at it's regular price. As with many microwaves, you will find that this model is the exact same as several other brands (Maytag, Whirlpool, etc.) all made by the same manufacturer, so you may find another brand much cheaper for basically the same microwave. The difference in price is the smart technology and features. As you increase smart technology and features, the price goes up. A cheaper microwave may burn your popcorn when using the popcorn setting. This microwave makes it perfectly with no burning. There are a few kernels left, but I would rather have a few left and nothing burnt. As far as longevity, time will tell. I've owned it for three months now. So far, I would recommend to a friend with no hesitation.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Great microwave

      Posted
      Mike
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® MemberMember

      I bought this to replace a over-the-range microwave in our new condo that was not working. Taking the old unit out and preparing the site for the new unit was straight forward with the templates provided. Hanging it was also pretty simple. The unit looks great and functions well. It is a bit taller than the previous unit so it makes the range a bit harder to see at my height (6'4"). That is no fault of the unit, I should have plotted out the dimensions before buying. People have been asking what the inside looks like so I took a picture. It is a specked metallic grey.

      I would recommend this to a friend





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