|

Microwave ovens

LG LCRT2010[ST]
 
Price range:
$199.00 - $261.07
Price it button
Summary: This LG 2.0 cubic-foot 1200-watt has
  • a sensor
  • touchpad controls.
Dividing line
Community icon6 people have reviewed this model.
Type: Large countertop microwaves
About - LG LCRT2010[ST]

The LG LCRT2010[ST] is part of the microwave oven test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, countertop microwave oven models like the LCRT2010[ST] 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

LG recently introduced a model with a door that swings upward and is introducing a model with a keep-warm feature--new to the market--and bottom controls. It was LG that introduced the glide tray, which moves from side to side instead of in a circle--good for rectangular dishes--and also hidden vents. LG also introduced the blue interior cavity in its products. The microwaves are available for $300 to $800 at Home Depot, Sears, and large regional and independent dealers.

Features & Specs - LG LCRT2010[ST]
info Claimed capacity (cu. ft.) 2.0
info Watts 1200
info Detailed prompts Yes
info Convection mode No
info Sensor Yes
info Stainless/SS-look option Yes
More features and specs
User Reviews - LG LCRT2010[ST]
User Reviews
Already own it? Write a review
(10 of 11 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
Still a great microwave after two years
5/31/2014
Pros
Attractive Design
Easy To Clean
Easy To Install
Heats Evenly
Simple Controls
Simple Display
Cons
Best Uses
Defrosting
Leftovers
Popcorn
Comment:
I've had this microwave for over two years and use it on a regular basis and still do not have any complaints. It's easy to use and is great for heating up leftovers and popcorn.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(13 of 13 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
Never again
2/6/2014
Pros
Attractive Design
Melt And Soften Feature
Powerful
Simple Controls
Cons
Unreliable
Best Uses
Fresh veggies
Melting Butter
Popcorn
Softening butter
Comment:
I had to have the microwave repaired within the first 3 months of ownership. The keypad would not work, it would not heat the food, and it would run all the time when plugged in. The door also would not close unless you lifted and adjusted it. After the repairs, it worked well for about 15 months. Two days ago, it turned off completely. No lights, no keypad, nothing. I even tried it with other working outlets.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(14 of 14 customers found this review helpful)
 
3.0
Touchpad defect
1/25/2014
Pros
Attractive Design
Easy To Clean
Heats Evenly
Powerful
Simple Display
Cons
Unreliable
Best Uses
Defrosting
Frozen Food
Leftovers
Popcorn
Comment:
We purchased this unit 30 days ago. While reheating some leftovers the oven began to smoke from the cabinet but not inside the cooking area.<br /><br />My wife turned it off immediately and we called the service department. They diagnosed it as a defective touchpad. Evidently there is a known defect with the touchpad which will cause the circuit board to burn up. She was concerned that a microwave could be sold with a known defect existing.<br /><br />Otherwise this microwave has performed as expected. It cooks popcorn flawlessly.<br /><br />I would however, hesitate to recommend this LG unit to a friend or purchase another LG microwave. We have an LG front loading washer that we have had no problems with in 9 years--so they do make some good products.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
See all Models
Nobody Tests Like
We Do
Our testers put 100s of products through their paces at our National Testing and Research Center. Learn more about how we test for:
Performance
Safety
Reliability
Learn more