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1.5 cu. ft. Countertop Microwave Oven with EasyClean™

  • LCRT1513SB

  • Smooth Black

Key Features

  • Sensor Cooking
  • EasyClean™ Interior
  • Round Cavity
  • Eco-On Feature
Senses Optimal Temperature for Fast Results

Senses Optimal Temperature for Fast Results

Sensor Cooking technology senses humidity levels within the oven and automatically adjusts cooking time and performance to help provide optimal heating performance.



With the new EasyClean® interior, you can have quick and high performance cleaning inside and out without using chemicals.

Round Cavity

Round Cavity

LG's innovative round cavity optimizes interior space in a standard size. The round cavity is easier to clean as there are no hard to reach edges.

One Touch Settings

One Touch Settings

Makes it easy to cook and warm a variety of foods- from a cup of coffee to chicken nuggets.

Core Features

Core Features

ADA Complaint Microwaves

ADA-Compliant Microwaves (Counter Top)

ADA standards for accessible design are in part dependent upon the height at which a microwave is installed.

Oven Capacity 1.5 cu. ft.
Cavity Coating EasyClean™
Output (Watts) Microwave 1100W
Energy Savings Button Yes
ADA Compliant Yes
Sensor Cook Options 7
Power Levels 10
Auto and Rapid Defrost Yes
EZ-On Yes
Auto Cook Options 9
Control Type LED Display
Turntable Diameter 14.2"
Clock / Timer Yes
Completion Beeper Yes
ADA Compliant Yes
Child Lock Yes
Available Colors Smooth White (SW), Smooth Black (SB), Stainless Steel (ST)
Interior (WxHxD) 15 21/32" x 10 7/16" x 15 27/32"
Exterior (WxHxD) 21 7/8" x 12 1/2" x 17 7/32"
Shipping (WxHxD) 25 1/10" x 15" x 23 3/10“
Net Weight (lbs) 36.8 lbs
Shipping Weight (lbs) 41.4 lbs
Limited Warranty 1 Year Parts and Labor (Limited) 10 Years Limited on Magnetron
UPC 048231 318853

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from The product is great and has a user friendly featu The product is user friendly and the features are easy to understand.
Date published: 2015-08-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Overall good product Overall good product, only problem noticed so far is the size/coloring of the writing on the controls, little hard to read.
Date published: 2015-08-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A lot to like about this Microwave Very high capacity for the overall size. Really like the look of the product. It could use a lighted keypad and the finger prints are hard to keep off.
Date published: 2015-08-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality product, good price and clean lines I'm very pleased with the functions: heats in less time than my previous microwaves, the thaw feature works very well. I love the rounded interior which gives more room for different size bakeware and makes cleaning easier. It's smaller than my other on the outside but inside is actually larger. Looks nice on the counter My only change would be the volume of the signal at the end, it's a little loud, but that may a personal thing. I do like that it signals again about a minute later so you don't forget you have something that's ready. I'm very pleased with this purchase.
Date published: 2015-08-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really like this microwave The rounded interior is so easy to clean. There are settings to soften butter and cream cheese. Food heats and cooks evenly. I wish I'd bought it years ago.
Date published: 2015-07-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Has great features I really like everything about this microwave except the face plate (controls) do not light up. I have to turn on overhead lights to see what I am pushing outside of that, I really like it.
Date published: 2015-07-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful Microwave This was an excellent choice. Quiet, Sturdy, Easy to Use, Cooks Quicker and Defrosts Quicker than any microwave we have ever used. We are very pleased!
Date published: 2015-07-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from VERY FRUSTRATING KEYPAD This product has a worthless keypad. I can't believe the LG design team can put such a great product together & give it such an awful keypad. I read the reviews that said the keypad was difficult to see & I went to check on this product 'in store' & compared it to the previous model & it appeared to be an improvement over last year's model, but no, not a chance. Everything else on this microwave is good except what you must use EVERY time one uses it... the keypad. As ghetto as it sounds, I keep a flashlight next to the microwave ... all of the time. Only in the brightest of light conditions is this keypad not a nuisance. I'm all about things being user friendly, and this keypad is nowhere close to having the minimum amount of contrast between the text & it's background color that it really needs. Good design includes being user friendly. I'd love to give this microwave a two thumbs up, but can't with this extremely frustrating keypad... come on LG, please fix this issue ASAP so future customers don't have the same hassle to deal with that the rest of us are dealing with DAILY.
Date published: 2015-06-20
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The turntable is not turning??

Asked by: Russ1
We regret to read that the turntable in your LG 1.5 cu. ft. Countertop Microwave Oven with EasyClean™, Model # LCRT1513SW has stopped turning. There may be a problem with the motor so the unit will require a repair service. You can either visit our site at and fill out an online repair service request or you can contact our Call Representatives at (800) 243-0000 to have them assist you scheduling a repair service or locate a local repair service provider in your zip code that you can take the unit to...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2015-10-08

does this oven have an interior light?

Asked by: Cydnight
Answered by: cyber3dx
Date published: 2015-08-11

How much clearance does this microwave need if inside a cabinet? Also, is it rounded on the outside back as well as the inside?

Asked by: Pennyd
My cabinet had no side clearance for this microwave. The vents are on the lefthand side and rear of the unit. I think you need to have the vent cleared. It probably will work fine as it has an automatic overheating cut off switch. I cut a large hole in my cabinet for the vent.
Answered by: cyber3dx
Date published: 2015-08-11

Interior Lighting

Some microwaves do not have interior lights, some have them but don't come on when only the door is opened and others have lights that come on when the door opens and when in operation. Being this is Nov 2014, are the new models equipped with LED lighting or incandescent light bulbs? Are all models made using the light feature that turns on when opening the door and when in operation? Also, it would benefit buyers to list the dimensions of the LED display or how large the numbers will display and the color of the display as well as how large the touch panel numbers are as many users have complained the display does not appear good unless the user stoops down to counter top level and views the display perpendicular to the panel as well as the number pad.
Asked by: Garth
The interior light comes on when the microwave is operating allowing you to see while its cooking and when the door is open.
Answered by: Carolinableu
Date published: 2015-08-04

single button for one minute

concerning the LG LCRT1513SW Countertop Microwave Oven, 1100-watt, White, can you push the #1 button once and then will the microwave cook for one minute? I miss microwaves that have a button that states "one minute". Should be standard. I use this button many times a day
Asked by: pippirate
This model has a 30 second timer and if you press it again it will go up 30 seconds for a minute. I like that I have a choice of 30 second intervals.
Answered by: Carolinableu
Date published: 2015-08-04

What are the power levels in the defrost modes of this microve

LCRT513ST, 2 defrost modes, Auto Defrost and Quick Defrost, 1100 watts @ 10 settings = 110 watt increase from 1 to 10
Asked by: Gehrmo
Hi Gehrmo. The only microwave power level table shown in the owner's manual for the LG 1.5 cu. ft. Countertop Microwave Oven with EasyClean™, Model # LCRT1513ST is that for the 10 power levels for cooking. This microwave has 3 Auto Defrost preset in the oven. The three different defrosting levels provided are dEF1. MEAT, dEF2. POULTRY, dEF3. FISH. For added convenience, the Auto Defrost includes a built-in beep mechanism that reminds you to check, turn over, separate, or rearrange to get the best defrost results. Regrettably the defrosting levels are not given as wattage levels, but there is an Auto Defrost Table for which level to use for specific food groups. There is also a Quick Defrost feature that should be used only when you defrost 1.0 lbs of frozen ground meat,fish and poultry...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2015-06-22

Is there a trim kit available for LCRT1513ST?

I have a built in cabinet for the microwave but need a trim kit.
Asked by: Gregmisc
We appreciate your interest in this microwave oven and its accessories. Regrettably, no trim kit was developed for this particular model. No such item is listed on our website, nor in the owner’s manual, for this product.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2015-07-30

Do you have to push the "Stop/Clear" button 1st...

Instructions state 1st step in most processes is to hit the "Stop/Clear" button, then the cook, time, power etc. This seems to be an extra step i don't want; can that be skipped like other brands ? Thanks, Rick
Asked by: MrRanger
This has not been an issue with me. The only time is if you leave time on the clock due to interrupted cooking.
Answered by: George27
Date published: 2015-02-25
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