Our Top Rated 17L Microwave

We think the Russell Hobbs RHM1714B is one of the best 17L microwaves available.  It has a stylish silver mirror finish door, black exterior and 700W power. The microwave also comes with five power levels and automatic cook menus.

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17L microwaves are relatively uncommon, although several manufacturers build them. While these microwaves are larger than 13L models, they are still too small for large dinner plates. For occasionally defrosting or cooking basic food, however, a 17 litre microwave can save space and money.

Who Should Buy a 17L Microwave?

The simple answer is that you should only consider a 17L microwave if you need it for the occasional reheating or defrosting. Even then, a 20L model is better for most situations, as the turntables are larger allowing you to defrost more food at the same time.

17L microwaves are great if you live along or with one other person, or if you rarely use a microwave. Keep in mind that turntables of 17L models are quite small, so make sure you check the size of your dinner plates in comparison.

There aren’t too many 17L microwaves on the market right now. Bosch and Logik both produce models in this category, but the options are limited to solo microwaves. If we review a combination or grill 17L microwave in the future we’ll add it to this page.

Compact microwaves, such as 7L models, are usually designed for simple cooking tasks, and are therefore unlikely to come with a high power output or interesting features. Most 17L models are basic microwaves that are efficient, but don’t have the bells and whistles of larger models. The upside is that they are often cheaper.

Whenever we review a new 17L microwave it’ll be added to this page, along with price information, buyer opinions and more. If you don’t see a model you like at the moment, bookmark this page and check back for the latest reviews.

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