As of March 2015, the top rated over-the-range microwave on Home Depot's website is the Whirlpool WMH31017AB. This black 1.7-cubic-foot microwave has received an average rating of 4.6 out of five stars.
The Whirlpool WMH31017AB has 1,000 watts of cooking power, which provide great flexibility in food preparation, Home Depot notes. The microwave also has 10 cooking levels, allowing for everything from slow defrosting to rapid heating. The microwave's glass turntable promotes even heating and is easily cleaned.
The Whirlpool WMH31017AB is also designed for flexible venting and can be installed in a variety of settings. The microwave comes with a one-year limited warranty at Home Depot.