Across the Web, the vast majority of reviews for .22 LR semiautomatic rifles are positive, as of August 2015. Many reviews for the rifles on Cabela's and Bass Pro Shops' websites cite the gun's excellent durability and accuracy.
Nearly all of the .22 LR semiautomatic rifles that have been reviewed on the Cabela's website have received at least four out of five stars. The Smith & Wesson M&P15-22 Ai Style Comp .22 LR Semitautomatic Rimfire Rifle is by far the most heavily and positively reviewed. Reviewers often mention the gun's light weight and ability to shoot various types of ammunition. While most reviews mention that their gun works flawlessly, a few owners noted that they experienced ejection failures.
The reviews and selection at Bass Pro Shops are less plentiful, but out of all guns, the Marlin 60 Rifle is the highest rated. Reviewers frequently mention how easy the gun is to shoot and to clean, making it perfect for beginners. Other owners cite the gun's excellent accuracy, though some reviewers have had issues with the gun jamming.
It should be noted that while there are many .22 LR semiautomatic rifles with positive reviews, the majority of guns at major retailers either have not been reviewed or have had very few reviews.