Kenmore 85042 Review


Kenmore 85042 Kenmore
85042

Built In
Microwave 1.7 cu ft
Discontinued
Heat
Cook
Price

$176

Per Cu Ft
Power

1000

Watts
Sensor

Yes

Cooking
Features

2

Special Items
Magnetron

1

Yr Warranty

Kenmore 85042
Ratings Guide
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Microwave Strengths and Weaknesses
Cooking GOOD - Conventional built in microwave with standard cooking functions. Quickly reheats leftovers or warms new foods using a central heating source that cooks food from the "inside-out". Does not have browning, crisping, or grilling capability.  
Cost BETTER - Each cubic foot of internal microwave oven capacity costs $176. This price level is 16% lower than the average new built in microwave. Ranks in the top 45% of the built in microwave class with BETTER affordability.
Power GOOD - Maximum cooking power is 1000 watts. This is about average power compared to other new microwave ovens. The higher the cooking wattage, the faster your foods and drinks can be heated. Higher wattages also allows dishes to cook more evenly.  
Sensors BEST - Equipped with sensor cooking capability that helps do the thinking for you. Special sensors detect and monitor steam humidity levels. They automatically select the appropriate power and time required to cook, reheat, or defrost foods and drinks.
Features BETTER - This Kenmore microwave has 2 of the following special features that can make a difference - Staged Cooking: Yes | Even Cooking Tech: No | Keep Warm: Yes | Non-Stick Interior: No | Halogen Heat: No | Speed Cook: No.
Warranty GOOD - Kenmore provides a standard one year limited warranty on the magnetron, one of the most expensive components in a microwave. The magnetron generates energy that radiates into the microwave cavity and heats the food or beverage.  


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Kenmore 85042 SPECS

Manufacturer:KenmoreVent:Not Applicable
Model:85042One-Touch Settings:Not Listed
Type:Built In MicrowaveMicrowave Warranty:Limited 1-Year
MSRP:$299Magnetron Warranty:Limited 1-Year
Color:WhiteStaged Cooking:Yes
Capacity:1.7 cu ftEven Cooking Tech:No
Microwave Power:1000 wattsSensor Cook:Yes
Convection Power:Not ApplicableKeep Warm:Yes
Grill Power:Not ApplicableNon-Stick Interior:No
Appliance Height:16-1/2 inConvection Capability:No
Appliance Width:29-7/8 inGrilling Capability:No
Appliance Depth:14-7/8 inHalogen Heat:No
Turntable:11.5 inRecipe Saver:Not Listed
Power Levels:10Speed Cook:No


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