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Whirlpool FT381SL

The FT381SL Family Chef from Whirlpool features a substantial 28 litre capacity and a huge 1000w power output, resulting in a spacious, functional and effective microwave performance.

Whirlpool FT381SL Review

Extremely spacious, very well built and cooks beautifully. An incredible array of functions make this microwave very versatile, and offering superb value. None - it's an all in one cooking machine, and one which we simply can't criticise!
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Our Whirlpool FT381SL Combi Microwave Review

Whirlpool FT381SL

Looking for that large combi microwave?  The Whirlpool FT381SL could be ideal for your needs, offering a huge 28 litre interior with a 1000w power output.  As you'd expect from a manufacturer like Whirlpool, it is built like a tank - with the body, door and controls all feeling very solid and hard wearing.  The Family Chef weighs just 22.3kg, which isn't too bad considering the build quality.  Overall it measures 33.3cm by 54.8cm by 53.3cm and the 32.5cm turntable should be spacious enough for the majority of dishes - it fitted all of the ones we tried.

So how does it perform?  The FT381SL comes with a plethora of functions (check the Feature list below!) yet the controls were intuitive to operate.  Each mode worked well, from the exceptional jet defrost system to the powerful grill, we simply couldn't fault this combination microwave.  Over the extensive testing period, our group found the Whirlpool FT381SL to be one of the best microwaves we've ever had the pleasure of testing.  It was consistently reliable, worked without complaint, and produced some beautiful tasting food.  If you're contemplating a new microwave, then we'd recommend this model - it won't let you down!

Our Verdict for the Whirlpool FT381SL

If you're looking for the ultimate all in one microwave, which is large enough for all sized families, yet versatile and reliable enough to replace your regular oven, then the Whirlpool FT381SL is it.  It operates flawlessly, is exceptionally well manufactured and designed, and simply won't disappoint you.  Strongly recommended to our readers!

Whirlpool FT381SL Features

  • Family Chef Full Combi Microwave Oven In Silver
  • 28 Litre Capacity - large enough for all households
  • Large 32.5cm Turntable for larger plates
  • Quartz Grill for powerful grilling
  • Crisp Function for nicely finished food
  • Steam Function for healthy dishes
  • Jet Defrost system for easy defrosting of food.
  • Magic Clean Liner With Microban
  • Silver Full Combi Microwave Oven from Whirlpool
  • Side Swing Door for easy access
  • Fan Cooking Function,
  • Crisp Plate for crunchy and crisp food
  • Steamer Vessel for healthy eating
  • Child lock Button to avoid accidents

Whirlpool FT381SL Specification

Manufacturer: Whirlpool
Model: FT381SL
Capacity: 28 litres
Power: 1000 Watts
Colour: silver
Dimensions: 33.3cm by 54.8cm by 53.3cm
Internal Dimensions: 32.5cm turntable
Weight: 22.3kg
Our Rating: 4.5 out of 5
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