Kenmore 79209 Review

Kenmore 79209

 Kenmore 79209 Ratings Guide
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 Rating Summary
Kenmore 79209  Kenmore
 79209

 Countertop
 Microwave

 MSRP: $179
Cost

$90

Per Cu Ft
Features

4

Key Items
Power

1200

Watts
Warranty

5 Years

Magnetron
Rating

3.8 Stars

28 Users



 Microwave Oven Highlights
  • Kenmore Elite 2.0 Cu Ft Countertop Microwave.

  • TrueCookPlus cooks your food easily, safely and to perfection every time and anywhere.

  • Multi-staged cooking.

  • 1 year parts & labor/5 year magnetron tube.

  • A built-in moisture sensor detects when foods are cooked just right, and then automatically turns the oven off when finished.


Kenmore 79209 Microwave


 Kenmore 79209 Microwave Ratings
Price Per
Cu. Ft.
  The Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) per cubic foot of microwave area is $90. This is less expensive than average and is priced in the bottom 6% of new microwaves.
Premium Features  Considering only those functions and capabilities that really make a difference, this microwave has an average number of premium features when compared with other new microwave designs.
Power  This Kenmore microwave oven can generate up to 1200 watts of cooking energy. This is more powerful than average with a higher level of heating watts.
Magnetron Warranty  The magnetron warranty is good for 5 years. Compared to other manufacturers, this microwave has a magnetron limited warranty with about average duration.
User Ratings  Rated 3.8 of 5 stars by 28 users from retailers such as Amazon, Best Buy, Wal-Mart, Sears, and others. Compared to other user reviews of new microwaves, this appliance is rated about average.
Bake / Roast  Standard microwave without convection heating. You can't brown, bake, or roast dishes and meats like a regular oven.
Grill / Broil  Standard microwave without a grilling or broiling element. You can't grill or broil meats such as steaks, hamburgers, or chicken wings.
Staged Cooking  Can be programmed with a series of power levels and heating times that you perform frequently. Allows you to automatically cook your favorite dishes without constant monitoring so you can perform other tasks.
Sensor Cooking  Uses sensors to monitor humidity levels and automatically determines the appropriate power and time required to cook, reheat, or defrost selected foods.
Even Cooking  Does not use special technology to help ensure that dishes are cooked evenly. Most standard microwaves do an adequate job, especially at higher power settings. Moving dishes or stirring periodically is helpful.
Keep Warm  Does not include an automatic setting to keep foods warm after they've finished cooking. You have to manually select low power settings for brief periods of time on a periodic basis.
Non-Stick Interior  Does not have a special non-stick interior that makes clean-up easier. Splattered foods or drinks take a little more effort to wipe off, especially if you let them dry and harden for a period of time.
Turntable  Turntable is large enough to rotate a standard 9 x 13 inch baking dish. This is a convenient feature if you frequently cook larger dishes for your family or entertaining.
Stainless Steel  The exterior is not made of stainless steel. While stainless is popular in kitchen appliances, black and white are elegant, timeless colors.
Size  Above average capacity with 2 cu. ft. of interior space. More room may be important if you have three or more people in your household, or you like to quickly heat larger dishes for parties and entertaining.



 Kenmore 79209 Microwave Oven Specifications
BrandKenmore
Model79209
NameElite Microwave
MSRP$179
TypeCountertop Microwave
ColorBlack
Capacity2 cu. ft.
Microwave Power1200 Watts
Convection PowerNot Applicable
Depth19.81 in.
Width22.6 in.
Height13.53 in.
Turntable16 in. diameter
Power Levels10
Vent Air FlowNot Applicable
Parts & Labor Warranty1 Year (limited)
Magnetron Warranty5 Years (limited)


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