What are standard microwave sizes?
There are two measurements to consider when determining what size microwave to buy. The external dimensions, measured in inches, determine the overall size of the microwave and help you identify how much space you’ll need to accommodate your appliance. The internal dimensions (i.e., capacity, which is measured in cu. ft.) indicate how much cooking space is available inside the microwave. Depending on space constraints in your kitchen, the depth of the appliance may be the most important factor in determining which size microwave is right for you.
Let’s take a look at the different microwave styles and configurations available: