Kenmore 85052 Review

Kenmore 85052

 Kenmore 85052 Ratings Guide
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 Rating Summary
Kenmore 85052  Kenmore

 Built In

 MSRP: $339


Per Cu Ft


Key Items



1 Year


4.1 Stars

8 Users

 Microwave Oven Highlights
  • Kenmore Stainless Steel 1.9 cu. ft. Built-In Microwave Oven.

  • Extra Large Turn Table 14 3/16in Turntable can accommodate extra large dishes. 4 Fan speed to control the power and speed of ventilation for all cooking conditions.

  • Sensors cook automatically determine heating time. With just one touch, brings great results every time.

  • 1.9 cu. ft. 1100 watts. Large size cavity and maximum power to heat and cook food quickly.

  • Halogen Cooktop lights - Brighter, energy efficient and longer lasting than a conventional light bulb. Low Stand-by power to reduce electricity consumption when not in use.

Kenmore 85052 Microwave

 Kenmore 85052 Microwave Ratings
Price Per
Cu. Ft.
  The Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) per cubic foot of microwave area is $178. This is priced about average.
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 1100 watts of cooking energy. This is about average power with a standard level of heating watts.
Magnetron Warranty  The magnetron warranty is good for 1 year. Compared to other manufacturers, this microwave has a magnetron limited warranty with shorter than average duration.
User Ratings  Rated 4.1 of 5 stars by 8 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 higher than 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 1.9 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 85052 Microwave Oven Specifications
TypeBuilt In Microwave
Capacity1.9 cu. ft.
Microwave Power1100 Watts
Convection PowerNot Applicable
Depth15-1/8 in.
Width29-7/8 in.
Height16-1/2 in.
Turntable14.1875 in. diameter
Power Levels10
Vent Air FlowNot Applicable
Parts & Labor Warranty1 Year (limited)
Magnetron Warranty1 Year (limited)

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