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Microwave ovens

Kenmore 73163
 
Price range:
$139.00 - $160.00
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Summary: This Kenmore 1.6 cubic-foot 1100-watt has
  • a sensor
  • auto-defrost
  • touchpad controls.
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Type: Large countertop microwaves
About - Kenmore 73163

The Kenmore 73163 is part of the microwave oven test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, countertop microwave oven models like the 73163 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Heating evenness:
This reflects how evenly a model reheated a dish of cold mashed potatoes.

Defrosting evenness:
This is based on how well the automatic-defrost program defrosted one pound of frozen ground chuck.

Speed of heating:
This score is based on the temperature rise of water heated in the microwave.
About This Brand

This brand, sold at Sears, offers a wide number of countertop microwave ovens, with prices ranging from $70 to $350. Capacities are from 1 to 2 cubic feet, and some models provide convection cooking. Kenmore over-the-range models measure about 1.5 to 2.0 cubic feet and have wattage ratings of 900 to 1,200; they cost $200 to $800. Sears offers a wide range of OTR ovens and sells a model with GE's Advantium speed-cook technology.

Features & Specs - Kenmore 73163
info Claimed capacity (cu. ft.) 1.6
info Watts 1100
info Detailed prompts No
info Convection mode No
info Sensor Yes
info Stainless/SS-look option Yes
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