How Does a Rival Toaster Oven Compare to a Black and Decker Toaster Oven?

How Does a Rival Toaster Oven Compare to a Black and Decker Toaster Oven?

The Black & Decker toaster oven has better user reviews than the Rival toaster oven at both Walmart.com and Amazon.com, as of March 2015. Walmart customers give the Black & Decker model 4.5 out of five stars, while the Rival has a three-star rating.

The Black & Decker also holds a four out of five-star rating with Amazon customers. Both Walmart and Amazon customers applaud the Black & Decker toaster oven for its even toasting ability, convenient size and reasonable price. The majority of customer reviews for the Rival toaster oven complain of a poor design and a tendency to burn food.

Both toaster ovens can toast four slices of bread simultaneously or fit a 9-inch pizza. Both appliances are roughly the same size, at approximately 11 inches by 14.5 inches. The Black & Decker's housing is stainless steel with black trim, while the Rival has a white housing with gray trim. Both have a removable crumb tray for easy clean-up and feature toast, bake and broil cooking options. The Black & Decker model also includes a keep-warm option and a 30-minute timer with stay-on function.

The Black & Decker toaster oven is available for roughly $30 from either Walmart or Amazon and is protected by a two-year limited warranty. The Rival is available from Walmart at just under $20 and is protected by a one-year warranty.