Whirlpool WMC20005YD 0.5 Cu. Ft. Stainless Look Countertop Microwave Review

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Whirlpool WMC20005YD 0.5 Cu. Ft. Stainless Look Countertop Microwave Review

Whirlpool WMC20005YD 0.5 Cu. Ft. Stainless Look Countertop Microwave ReviewWhen it comes to kitchen appliances, sometimes it can be difficult to find the right place to put them. Some items are too big to put in a corner or too small that there is excess space around it. Finding a place for your microwave can be difficult, it is an awkward shape and knowing it is going to be using quite often, you want it to be reachable per say every morning. TheWhirlpool WMC20005YD 0.5 Cu. Ft. Stainless Look Countertop Microwave is the perfect appliance to have in your kitchen nowadays. This particular product has a range of features available, including the option to add 30 seconds. However, the features and much more will be explained in more detail below.

Quick review of how it worked and the overall rating:

Since its arrival, I have used this product numerous amounts of times and it has never given me any trouble. The overall size and shape of this product is on point, it fits bowls and plate, small or big into it without any difficulties. Each of its features has all been used and all work incredibly well. It does exactly what it says it does therefore without doubt, I would give this product a five star rating and here is why;

Features of the Whirlpool WMC20005YD 0.5 Cu. Ft. Stainless Look Countertop Microwave

1.First key feature of product:

One of the main features I found this product to have was the option to add 30 seconds option’. This particular feature allows you to cook your food for a total of 30 seconds at 100% power; however you then also have the option to add an extra 30 seconds onto the timer if necessary. This option is perfect for those food items that may need an extra few seconds to ensure it is cooked correctly.

2.Second key feature of product:

The next key feature that I found in relation to this microwave is the tap touch controls. The controls that are attached to this product are easy to use. The buttons have a black background to ensure the numbers and letters can be seen clearly. It also comes with a control button to make popcorn which is great for those nights in, it does the job quick and easy.

3.Third key feature of product:

The last remaining feature I am going to discuss is its cooking power. It has a total of 750 Watts cooking power, which is fantastic for those microwave dinners, or even a cup of coffee you need heated up on a cold morning. The overall heat and power from this product is relatively the same as any other microwave I’ve used. I still use the exact same food items as I did with my last microwave and the end result is still exactly the same, so you really cannot fault it.

What Other People Say About Whirlpool Microwave Oven

Although, as we all know from previous experiences, no product is perfect. Each of them has their pros and cons, but these factors really depend on your own personal experience. Below is a list of pros and cons that I found in relation to this product. These are my own personal opinions so please remember your view may be different. Therefore, the pros of this product will be mentioned as followed;

Pros of the product:

  • It is small in size making it a perfect fit for any corner counter.
  • The turntable is big enough to fit a regular dinner plate.
  • The add 30 second option is a great feature that I used quite often.
  • It is extremely easy to operate.
  • The figures are easy to read due to its bright blue colour and black background.
  • The door of the Whirlpool Microwave opens without any hassle, unlike previous microwaves.

How many customer reviews there are and the average score it has been given?

In total, this particular microwave has a 4.5 star rating out of five, including a total of 95 reviews. It also has an average score of 4.5 which include 66 ratings of 5 stars, 18 ratings of 4 stars, 4 ratings of 3 stars, 5 ratings of 2 stars, and 2 ratings of 1 star.

In terms of cons, there were a few minor setbacks to this product. They are mentioned as followed;

Cons of the product:

  • The height of the Whirlpool microwave oven is slightly bigger than other microwaves so it is important to measure the height of the desired area you wish you put it in, however the size of the overall product is small enough to fit into another spot without any problems.


Overall I found this product to do exactly what it says it does. There was no confusion in terms of usage, the buttons and figures can be read easily, the power of the microwave works perfectly for any item I want to heat up. Therefore, for anyone who is in need of a microwave or who may want a smaller microwave that delivers the exact same result, then the Whirlpool WMC20005YD 0.5 Cu. Ft. Stainless Look Countertop Microwave is perfect for you.

Category: Microwaves
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