Summary: A little larger than expected, and the cord IS impractically short, but then ... it WAS made in China. I had to buy a short, heavy duty, extension I didn't need in the kitchen. Overall, a good toaster for the money.
Summary: This is the first toaster I have had that has the bagel/english muffin, toast -the -top -only feature. I like that very much. It isn't too big and slides back on the drainboard with the controls and crumb tray facing out. It has done a much better job than my old toaster. Glad I got it.