They may not offer extras such as browning or convection cooking, but standard microwave ovens still speed up your meal preparation. If you hope to install one over your range, examine the typical dimensions of these products in several common sizes to determine if they'll fit your space.
1.4 Cubic Feet
Microwaves with 1.4 cubic feet of capacity have widths of 21 5/8 to 29 15/16 inches. Their heights range from 12 3/8 to 16 1/4 inches. Their depths vary from 15 9/16 to 17 1/2 inches.
1.5 Cubic Feet
Over-the-range microwaves offering 1.5 cubic feet of space measure 23 7/8 to 29 15/16 inches wide. Their heights fall between 14 1/16 and 17 1/4 inches. Depth measurements range from 15 1/4 to 15 9/16 inches.
1.7 Cubic Feet
Expect widths of 29 7/8 to 29 15/16 inches if you buy an over-the-range microwave with 1.7 cubic feet of capacity. These appliances have heights of 16 1/2 to 17 1/4 inches, and depths of 15 1/4 to 17 1/4 inches.
1.8 Cubic Feet
If you choose a microwave with 1.8 cubic feet of space, you'll find widths of 29 7/8 inches. Heights range from 16 13/32 to 16 3/4 inches and depths run from 15 1/4 to 15 3/8 inches.
2.0 Cubic Feet
Widths of 24 to 29 7/8 inches can be found in over-the-range microwaves with 2.0 cubic feet of capacity. Heights of these units range from 13 3/8 to 16 1/2 inches. Depths fall between 15 7/16 and 19 1/8 inches.
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- GE Appliances: GE Spacemaker 1.7 Cu. Ft. Over-the-Range Microwave Oven
- LG: LMV1813SW
- GE Appliances: GE Spacemaker Over-the-Range Microwave Oven
- Samsung: 1100W 1.8 cu. ft. OTR Microwave
- GE Appliances: GE Cafe 2.0 Cu. Ft. Over-the-Range Microwave Oven
- Samsung: 1100W 2.0 Cu. Ft. OTR Microwave
- Sharp: R-520KS
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