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KitchenAid 2.2 Cu. Ft. Countertop Microwave - Black with Stainless Steel

  • Model: KCMS2255BSS
  • Countertop - Microwave
  • Large Size - 2.2 Cu/Ft
  • 10 Power Levels
  • 1,200 Watts
  • Popcorn Key
Special financing available (subject to credit approval)
Body Style
Countertop - Microwave
Interior Capacity
Large Size - 2.2 Cu/Ft
Power Levels
10 Power Levels
Wattage
1,200 Watts
Popcorn Key
Popcorn Key
Potato Key
Yes
Auto Defrost
Yes
Auto Reheat
Yes
Sensor Cooking
Yes
Turntable
Yes
Minute Timer
Yes
Installation Requirement
120V
Dimensions
24.0(w) X 12.5(h) X 19.6(d)
Shipping Weight
47 lbs
Warranty Terms - Parts
12 Months
Warranty Terms - Labor
12 Months

2.2 cubic foot and 1200 watts of cooking power give you the performance and capacity that complements your wall oven or range. You’ll get the convenience of nine quick-touch cooking cycles that include three sensor cycles. Optional trim kits allow for built-in installation

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KitchenAid 2.2 Cu. Ft. Countertop Microwave - Black with Stainless Steel
 
3.9

(based on 235 reviews)

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76%

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  • Performance (17)
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5.0

Looks great and has built-in quality

By NewKitchenAidOwner

from Arlington, Texas

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        Comments about KitchenAid 2.2 Cu. Ft. Countertop Microwave - Black with Stainless Steel:

        We bought this microwave in conjunction with a KitchenAid convection oven. We mounted it above our oven, with the trim kit option. It has a very sharp built-in look and we are very pleased. The microwave function is simple. We previously owned a GE and this oven is much quieter.

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        5.0

        Perfect

        By Binka

        from Carefree, AZ

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              Comments about KitchenAid 2.2 Cu. Ft. Countertop Microwave - Black with Stainless Steel:

              Works very well! Use it daily and love it.

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              1.0

              Also Disappointed

              By JCW

              from Houston, TX

              Comments about KitchenAid 2.2 Cu. Ft. Countertop Microwave - Black with Stainless Steel:

              Have had this unit for 18 months and was installed when we built the house. Experiencing same problem with opening mechanism that others have identified. Cheap plastic part on the inside broke which prevents you from opening the door while the microwave continues to run. Very disappointed in the quality and the fact the unit doesn't even last two years. My first experience with KitchenAid and probably my last - especially if you can't get replacement parts which others have indicated is a problem.

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              5.0

              Very Satisfied

              By GrandpaO

              from Paradise Vallley, AZ

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                    Comments about KitchenAid 2.2 Cu. Ft. Countertop Microwave - Black with Stainless Steel:

                    It was only delivered a week ago & is a powerful microwave. Very happy with it.

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                    5.0

                    Works great

                    By Farm girl

                    from Denton, NE

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                          Comments about KitchenAid 2.2 Cu. Ft. Countertop Microwave - Black with Stainless Steel:

                          Loving my new kitchen with KitchenAid appliances. Our microwave is below the countertop in an island, and heats quickly and evenly.

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                          1.0

                          Unsafe!

                          By Kathy

                          from Irvine, CA

                          Comments about KitchenAid 2.2 Cu. Ft. Countertop Microwave - Black with Stainless Steel:

                          I've had this microwave for over 16 months. Prior to today, I had no major issues with the microwave; on the contrary to now, I quite liked it, it was pretty and matched all my other Kitchenaid appliances. The door would occasionally stick when I pushed the button, but it didn't bother me that much.

                          Let's fast forward to this morning. I put a bowl of butter in the microwave and set it for 15 seconds. I walk away. 5 seconds later, I hear a CRACKLING sound and run over to the microwave to turn it off. It was CRACKLING and SPARKING. Needless to say, I was pretty freaked out. I wait awhile, thinking maybe it was some freak accident, and try it again. This time I stand there and watch as it does it again.

                          Unfortunately, my warranty is up, so I'm out of luck and will be getting a new microwave. I WILL NOT be getting another Kitchenaid though.

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                          5.0

                          Good Choice

                          By Dot

                          from Dyer, IN

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                                Comments about KitchenAid 2.2 Cu. Ft. Countertop Microwave - Black with Stainless Steel:

                                Have now had this microwave for 2 ½ months. It is a nice-looking appliance (I have the trim kit so that it looks built-in) and is an easy-to-clean finish. It is quite large, the light inside is very good, and the turntable works well. It heats faster than my previous GE Profile, though, I do miss the fact that I could press any button from 1 through 5 and get that many minutes without pressing additional buttons previously. The (Cooktime, 1, 4, 5, 0, Start) areas on the touchpad are already beginning to show wear, though, so don't know how that will work out. Really don't understand why this microwave needs to beep five times even though I've opened the door and removed whatever is heated already!

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                                1.0

                                Latch for door doesn't work. Can't buy Parts

                                By Freddie

                                from Bakersfield, CA

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                                      Comments about KitchenAid 2.2 Cu. Ft. Countertop Microwave - Black with Stainless Steel:

                                      This microwave is about 17 months old and the door latch no longer functions properly. The microwave stays on after it is done cooking. Have to hold the door down to engage the latch to shut it off. Apparently can't buy parts for it. I will not be buying kitchenaid appliances again.

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                                      5.0

                                      Very quiet

                                      By Nan

                                      from Candler NC

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                                            Comments about KitchenAid 2.2 Cu. Ft. Countertop Microwave - Black with Stainless Steel:

                                            we purchased this microwave about a month ago and we are very pleased with it. Very quiet operation, we didn't realize that our old microwave wasn't heating properly.

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                                            4.0

                                            Kitchen Remodel

                                            By Sweet Sue

                                            from Greenwood, CA

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                                                  Comments about KitchenAid 2.2 Cu. Ft. Countertop Microwave - Black with Stainless Steel:

                                                  Haven't had a microwave for 8 years and I forgot how useful it was; especially during my kitchen remodel. It was nice to have something to each besides camp food! We were without a STOVE FOR 2 1/2 months. This is just one of three Kitchen Aids that I purchased. Refrigerator next!

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