As of July 2015, some of the top-rated curved shower rods are Moen 72-inch adjustable curved shower rod, the Smart Rod double curved tension shower curtain rod and the Gripper double curved shower rod. Each averages over four stars in five-star online rating systems.
The chrome Moen shower rod earns 4.3 stars at Home Depot's website. Top reviews say that it installs easily, is a good value and looks stylish. At Wal-Mart's site, the brushed nickel Smart Rod averages 4.6 stars. Comments mention that it is sturdy and affordable but requires two people to mount it.
The Gripper receives 4.8 stars at Bed Bath & Beyond. Many reviews state that the rod creates more room in the shower.