Induction Range Reviews: The Best 30-Inch Induction Stove (Updated for 2018)

This induction stove review is for full-sized, 30-inch induction stoves made by the most popular home appliance brands. First published September, 2018.

Our Picks at a Glance

If you don't want to read the whole article, here are our picks at a glance. If you want more info, scroll down to the detailed reviews at the end of the article (or use the table of contents to jump to the review).

Category and Pick

Pros

Cons

Buying Options

Best Price:
Frigidaire Freestanding Induction Range

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-5.4 cf oven

-4 elements w/max 3600W element

-2 hr self-clean cycle

-30 minute quick steam clean cycle

-No convection

-No warming drawer

-No extra element for warming

-No bridge element

-No bluetooth

Amazon (black stainless only)

Home Depot

Lowe's (best price!)

Amazon Pick:
Kenmore Elite Freestanding Range

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-Includes free delivery and installation

-5 elements w/max 4100W power boost

-6.1cf oven

-Warming drawer

-Hidden oven element

-"True" convection

-No bridge element

-No bluetooth

Consumer Reports Pick: GE Profile Slide In Induction Range

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- 5 elements w/max 3700W

-Bridge element

-5.3cf convection oven

-Warming drawer

-Convection

-Bluetooth 

-3 color options

-GE "Fit Guarantee"

-No power boost

-Smallish oven

Biggest Oven: KitchenAid Slide In Induction Range

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-7.1 cf oven

-4 elements w/max 3600W

-Bridge element

-Wireless temp probe

-Warming drawer and/or extra oven zone

-5 yr warranty

-No power boost

-No oven temp probe

-No keep warm element

Best Double Oven: 
KitchenAid Freestanding Double Induction Range

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-6.7cf total (4.2/2.5)

-Steam oven option

-5 elements w/max 3700W burner

-No power boost

-No bridge element

-No smart connectivity

-Smallish primary oven

Picking an induction stove from among the dozens of options out there is not an easy task. In fact, buying any appliance these days can be an exercise in confusion and frustration. Things have changed a lot just in the last 10 years: many "American" appliance brands are no longer made here, while some of the "foreign" brands actually are (Bosch being an example of that). And now some American appliance companies are owned by foreign conglomerates, including GE and Frigidaire.

The array of options available is dizzying--and is it that important to have appliances with Internet connectivity? You really have to do your research to know 1) what you want and 2) what you're actually getting.

Online buying has also drastically changed the appliance market. You can buy from appliance dealers located anywhere in the country (not to mention Amazon) and have your new induction stove delivered in just a few days. But what about installation, haul-away, and post-sale service?

While the Internet has opened up a vast world of choices and competition favorable to the consumer, it's also ushered in a new set of problems to solve. (And buying from a nationwide chain like Lowes or Home Depot doesn't automatically ensure good service.)

With these things in mind, we found some great options for induction stoves. We put them in what we think are the most useful categories to help you figure out the main differences and options, narrow down your choices, and get the one that's best for you. 

But before we get to the reviews, let's talk about some important things to know before you buy.

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About Induction Cooking

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If you're reading this review, we're going to assume you know the basics about induction cooking. You know, for example, that you need induction-compatible cookware (cast iron and most stainless tri-ply work). And you know that induction is more expensive, but so much better to cook on than conventional electric. 

If this is the first place you've stopped in your research for a new stove, though, here are some other articles that will familiarize you with induction cooking. If induction is a new concept for you, please check them out.

Is Induction Cooking Safe?

Induction Cooking Pros and Cons

Is Induction Cooking Better Than Gas (And If So, Why?)

Range Hoods and Induction Cooking: What You Need to Know

Bosch Slide In Induction Range Review (our pick for best made-in-USA induction stove)

A Guide to the Best Induction Cookware

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How We Picked These Induction Stoves

This was a fun article to write. First, we did a ton of research on today's appliance industry (and it was fascinating to discover how much has changed just in the last year). We found out some surprising facts about the popular brands--information that could be useful to buyers. We also did a great deal of research on which brands had the fewest service calls, particularly in the first year after purchase.

For this article, we limited our tests to popular home brands with the best quality ratings, which we measured by having the fewest service calls, particularly in the first year. We also limited our picks to the most common range size in the US, which is 30 inches. We did not consider luxury brands or ranges in different sizes. 

Once we narrowed down the choices, we looked at the stoves' features. Do they work as advertised? Are they a joy or a pain to use? Do the extras add to functionality or detract from it? Are they easy to maintain? Is the self-cleaning oven really self-cleaning? And so on.

So, our picks are based on two things: our research into the appliance industry, and the day-in, day-out usability of the induction stoves themselves. 

We've picked some real winners in these induction range reviews. But if you don't like any of our choices, we give you enough information to go out on your own and find an induction range you can love.

What We Tested

For this article, we limited our tests to popular home brands with the best ratings (i.e., fewest service calls). We also limited our picks to the most common range size in the US, which is 30 inches. We did not consider luxury brands or ranges in different sizes.

For a few other choices, see our review of the Bosch Slide In Induction Range, our review of the Samsung induction cooktops and range, or wait for future reviews of other induction brands.

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Why Don't We Include Model Numbers in Our Reviews?

In our older reviews, we were careful to include model numbers, but we found that this could create more confusion than help. Model numbers can be unreliable. They can change from dealer to dealer (the same stove can have a different model number on Amazon that it has on Home Depot), or a manufacturer may change the model number for any number of reasons, including the most minor of updates. Or, they may send slightly different models to different dealers and give them different model numbers, making it very hard to compare them (perhaps intentionally). 

Therefore, we think it makes more sense to provide a name and description rather than an exact model number, which may not apply where you want to buy or be obsolete by the time you read this review. 

Even if the model you're looking at is a newer version of what we review here, the basic specifications should be close enough that you can make an informed decision. 

Yes, it may be confusing if a brand has several similar models of induction stoves. But this just means it's more important to know which features you want. If you know that, then model numbers don't really matter.

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The Appliance Industry: What You Need to Know Before You Buy

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The appliance industry has changed dramatically since these days.

The appliance industry has changed a lot in the past couple of decades. This is both good and bad for consumers. You really have to educate yourself to buy well, but thanks to the Internet (and sites like this one), research is easier than ever.

You don't have to read this section to learn about the appliance industry, but it's interesting, and background information can be helpful for making decisions. But feel free to skip this section if you don't want to read it.

Delivery, Service, and Support

The appliance industry has changed, and in many ways, not for the better. According to the Yale Appliance website, there are 5 things really hurting the appliance industry: damage, delivery, installation, service, and after-sale support. In other words, pretty much everything important to consumers is now a problem for manufacturers.

More damage occurs because suppliers skimp on packaging to save money. And because many appliances are being shipped from overseas (LG and Samsung are both made in Korea), there is much more potential for in-transit damage. Be sure to inspect your new stove carefully for damage before signing anything.

Delivery and installation issues occur from hidden costs added to your invoice for delivery, installation, and removal of old appliances--make sure you know your delivery, installation, and removal fees up front! Get everything in writing!

Service and after-sale support, though, have the most potential to cause major issues for buyers. Sellers no longer want to take on the expenses of dealing with problems after the sale. Both appliance makers and appliance dealers have stripped down their services to an absolute minimum in order to cut expenses and increase profits. Because of this, buyers should make certain they understand all the terms of sale and after-sale services.

Don't assume your warranty will cover problems in the first year (at least), because they sometimes do not, or they cover the part, but not the cost of the technician driving out to your house. And often, even if technical service is fully covered, technicians may be poorly trained; this is especially true for induction technology. It makes up such a small percentage of the American market (about 7%) that sometimes it gets overlooked during technician training.

Our best advice is to get the extended warranty. Most online dealers, including all the dealers we're affiliated with, offer extended warranties. Yes, it's true that this is a way they rake buyers for extra profits. But in the case of expensive appliances that have a good chance of needing some sort of service call (more on this in the next section), coupled with the fact that most manufacturer warranties are only good for the first year (and even then may require you to pay out of pocket, depending on the problem), an extended warranty is well worth the peace of mind it will bring you.

If that isn't enough to convince you, here's another factoid that should: Most appliances today have at least some electronic controls. These are more prone to breaking than the mechanical parts of an appliance. And if they do, they're an expensive fix; sometimes the fix can be close to the entire cost of the appliance! And they often are not covered by the factory warranty (or only covered under certain conditions). For this reason alone, the extended warranty is an excellent investment.

(Editor's note: Because of the nature of electronic circuitry on appliances, we prefer appliances without electronic extras: manual dials and no Internet connectivity, for example. The fewer electronic extras your stove has, the smaller the chance that it will need servicing. As an added bonus, these models are usually less expensive, too.)

Because of changes in the appliance industry--shipping from overseas, skimping on packaging, the increased use of delicate electronic circuitry, poor post-sale service, etc.--we strongly recommend buying the extended warranty on your new induction stove!

Quality Issues Across the Appliance Industry

According to Consumer Reports, the best induction stove brands are GE Profile, Kenmore Elite, LG, and Frigidaire. According to Yale Appliance, the most dependable brands are KitchenAid, Jenn-Aire, Bosch, Frigidaire, Samsung, Wolf, Miele, and Viking. Dependability is based on the number of service calls in the first year of ownership. 

The overall average for service calls on induction stoves was 15%. This is lower than the overall average of the entire appliance market, which is about 20%.

What does this tell us? If you look at the details on these figures, you can see that all of these brands have about the same chance of being fabulous--or of being a lemon. 

Don't let the online horror stories scare you. People who have a bad experience love to share this and warn others against purchasing that particular brand. (And really, who can blame them.) However, if you look at reviews on sites like Home Depot and Lowes, you'll usually find a high percentage of satisfied customers. Usually above 90%, and this is true for all brands.

Furthermore, the bad experience horror stories are often related to bad post-sale service. While this can happen no matter what precautions you take, getting the extended warranty is one excellent way to prevent your own horror story from happening. 

Modern manufacturing is a science. This means that to a large degree, the quality differences among brands--at least top brands--have been minimized. Electronics add a new complexity to the market, but there isn't really any brand that stands out as better in this (or any) respect. (The only exceptions to this rule seem to be among the luxury brands, which we aren't considering for this article.)

If you have loyalty for a certain brand, that's fine--but it probably won't improve your chances of getting a good product. Just remember that things have changed drastically in the last 10-20 years. For example, GE, a quintessential American brand, is now owned by Haier, a Chinese company. Frigidaire--another "American" brand--is owned by Electrolux, a Swedish company. And Bosch, a German conglomerate, makes their stoves and dishwashers in the USA. 

Whirlpool, KitchenAid, and Jenn-Aire are all made by the Whirlpool corporation, which is still an American company, although not all the manufacturing is done here. Because Jenn-Aire is essentially a KitchenAid with a higher price tag, we prefer the KitchenAid label.

Kenmore is (of course) the Sears brand. Sears contracts with several appliance makers, including Electrolux and Whirlpool, so it's hard to know exactly who makes their Kenmore Elite induction stove (reviewed below), but it's likely Frigidaire (owned by Electrolux, and made in either the USA or Sweden).

These days, no matter which brand you choose, your induction stove is almost certainly the result of some measure of global cooperation. 

But this probably won't affect the quality of the final product.

How to Avoid Getting a Lemon

In truth, other than buying a reputable brand, there's really no way to avoid getting a lemon. The percentage of "lemons" is about the same across the board. You can reduce your chances somewhat by buying a stove with fewer electronic components, or by stepping up to luxury brands, like Miele or Wolf. But your chances are never zero, no matter what you buy.

So once again, buy the extended warranty from the dealer (or Amazon). Regardless of which brand you buy, you'll be glad you did.

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Buying Considerations

You probably have an idea of what you want. However, there may be things you haven't considered, didn't know were an issue, or were unaware that they existed. Here, we get into the meat of buying an induction stove--the factors to consider that will result in your getting exactly what you want, from installation to options to budget.

First the Logistics: Size and Installation

First and foremost, you need to make sure the stove you buy will fit in the space you have for it. If you're replacing an old stove (and not remodeling), measure the opening to make sure you're looking at the right size. 

Almost all stoves in the US are 30-inch models, meaning they'll fit in a 30-inch wide space. There are other sizes, though, so be sure to measure just to be sure.

(The stoves reviewed in this article are all 30-inch models.)

Style: Freestanding Vs. Slide In

The next choice is which style of induction stove you want. There are two options: freestanding and slide-in. 

A freestanding stove is finished on all sides. The controls are in the back, above the cooktop. It is designed to fit in any space, including one that isn't flanked by cupboards, which is why the sides are finished. 

A slide-in stove has unfinished sides because it's meant to fit into a space between cupboards (thus its sides are hidden from view). Some slide-ins have an optional kit to add walls if the sides will be exposed. (Check with the seller if you're interested in this.)

Slide-in models typically have controls on the front of the stove, and they often have a lip that overlaps the countertop, providing a more customized, built-in aesthetic.

There are pros and cons to both types of stoves. Most people buy a slide-in for its custom look and feel, but you may prefer the freestanding design with controls on the back of the stove (this is smart if you have children in the house). 

Functionally, there's no difference between the two, and both will readily fit into any 30-inch space (although a few minor modifications may be required, particularly if you're switching between styles). Freestanding stoves tend to cost less.  

The primary difference is aesthetics. Here's a 30-second video from Yale Appliance showing the difference:

Service Availability In Your Area

If you read the section on the appliance industry (above), then you know that this is an important aspect to understand before you buy (and why we mention it again). This is especially true if you're buying online, from a national dealership. Some are better than others at post-sale service.

Just make sure that you can get certified technicians to work on your induction stove where you live. How to do this? One simple way is to get the extended warranty. If that doesn't satisfy you, call the toll-free number on the seller's website and ask. 

You'd be surprised how many sellers don't provide good post-sale service. Make sure this doesn't happen to you.

Oven Size/Double Oven

Oven sizes range from as small as 4 cubic feet to as large as 7 cubic feet. What size oven do you need?

The average oven size in a 30-inch stove is around 5 cubic feet. Wall ovens have a slightly smaller average size, which tells us that most ovens in freestanding/slide-in stoves are probably going to be fine for just about everything, up to a 20+ pound turkey.

Just as important, though, are the oven's dimensions. An oven can be large yet oddly shaped, making it difficult (or impossible) to get a large roasting pan or half sheet pan in it.

A large roasting pan can be up to 19 inches long (including handles) and 16 inches wide. A half sheet pan (the most popular size) is about 18 inches long by 13 inches wide--and believe me, you will use these sheet pan for SO many things. 

Oven dimensions should fit a half sheet pan and your largest roasting pan with some room to spare on either side (either for grabbing, or for sliding the rack in and out of the oven).

Most oven makers are cognizant of these dimensions, but pay attention to the oven dimensions just to be certain you're not getting a lemon. 

You can find oven dimensions for all the models we recommend in the Specifications sections below, or on most seller's websites.

Controls: Type and Location

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Control panel on front of range: the GE Profile has "finger-swipe" technology to simulate a dial--probably the best digital controls available.

We talk a lot about controls here on Rational Kitchen. That's because the controls are going to be the most important daily use feature of any cooktop or stove. They can make or break your love or hate for any appliance you buy.

And the thing is, everything is moving to digital, digital, digital. But while those smooth control panels look sleek and modern, they can be cumbersome to use. Pressing several keys, or one key several times, can be a lot slower than simply turning a dial.

Furthermore (and as we've already mentioned a few times in this review), the more electronic components on an appliance, the more parts to break down--usually expensive parts. 

So we urge buyers to consider carefully the type of controls they want on an induction stove. Dials aren't an option on all the models (we wish they were), but ease of use of digital control panels varies considerably. The GE Profile induction range has a really nice "finger-swipe" feature meant to simulate turning a dial. But some other models have Up/Down keys, and require several presses to change a setting. 

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A digital panel on the back of the KitchenAid freestanding stove for the oven, with cooktop controls in the cooktop itself: It looks great, but it's a lot of key pressing.

You may think it won't be a problem (after all, pretty much everything is digital these days, right?) but you should make sure before you buy. 

Another consideration is the location of the controls. Freestanding stoves have them on the back, above the cooktop. Slide-in stoves have them on the front. Many glass cooktop stoves also have the cooktop controls right on the cooktop, underneath the glass; this can be a pain because the controls can become unresponsive if the cooktop is wet (or your fingers are). 

Having controls on the front of the stove looks nice (more custom), but they can be a pain--easy to change inadvertently and easy for children to reach. 

In truth, you'll grow accustomed to whatever controls your stove has, and maybe it isn't that big of a deal. But we still encourage you to give it some thought before you buy. It could be the difference between loving a new induction stove and hating it.

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The Kenmore Elite is our only option with manual dials for the cooktop. Yes, it looks somewhat dated, but it really is the most usable option.

Other Features and Options

Here are some other features and options to consider.

Stovetop

Bridge Element: This allows you to control two burners as one and is convenient for oblong cookware like griddles. You can certainly live without it, but it's a nice extra.

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Warming Element: Many 30-inch induction stoves now have a fifth element. It's a low powered, "keep warm" burner, and a nice feature if you're preparing several dishes at once for a large meal. The space may get a little cramped, though, especially if you've got large cookware on the other burners. You'll probably use it (and love it) if you have it, but won't miss it if you don't.

Power Boost: This sends an extra burst of power to a burner temporarily, usually for about 10 minutes. Great for boiling water in a hurry, making induction even faster. While in use, less power is available to other burners (thus, even if available on all 4 burners, you can never use it on all of them at the same time--usually just two). Nice, but since induction is already extremely fast, not all that necessary unless you're an impatient cook.

Overall Power: The top power of these stoves varies quite a bit. You may think the one with the largest amount of power is the best, but that isn't automatically true. All of the induction stoves have enough power to be incredibly fast and very efficient. 

Instead, you may want to get the one with the largest burner. But this is only the case if you have a lot of large cookware (e.g., a 12- or 13-inch skillet or saute pan). The size will make a difference on how well heat gets distributed to the cookware. But if you don't regularly use large pans, any stove should have enough power and adequate burner sizes to get the job done.

Oven

Warming Drawer: The warming drawer is an extra oven space you can use to keep food warm. This is a really nice feature; one of our picks, the KitchenAid Slide-In with the giant oven, has a warming drawer that you can also use as an extra oven (in addition to the 7.1 cubic foot primary oven).

The only drawback with having a warming drawer is that that space is often used for storage. If you're short on storage in your kitchen, you may prefer a range that just has extra storage, instead.

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Temperature Probe: Many modern ovens come with a temperature probe option, used to tell you when food is done. These probes can have many different features, including remote readouts, alerts when food reaches the setpoint, and more. They're nice, but we don't consider it a must-have because it's fairly inexpensive to just buy a meat thermometer probe with all the features you want for well under $100.

Internet Connectivity: Appliances can now be bought with "smart" features that allow you to talk to them remotely via your cell phone or control them with voice commands using a product like Amazon's Alexa. This feature certainly ups an appliance's "cool" factor, but we don't recommend them for a couple of reasons.

First, these smart appliances have a long ways to go. Many of them work poorly with remote controls and have very limited functionality. Do you really need to pay extra for the ability to change the fan speed or dim the lights over the cooktop? Sure, this functionality will improve as the technology improves, but we're not sure you should ever have the need to operate a stove remotely. Isn't that a safety issue?

Second, and more importantly, this is just something else to go wrong, and could be an expensive repair. If it does break down, no big deal, you just stop using it if you don't want to pay the $300 (just an estimate) to get it fixed, right? Unless it takes down other functionality with it, possibly rendering the entire stove unusable. 

We think smart functionality is cool, too. We just don't think it's useful enough to justify the extra expense or the possibility of expensive repairs.

Steam Rack: If you've visited any appliance showrooms in the past couple of years, you probably know that steam ovens are becoming the new big thing. Some people call them the new microwaves.

A steam rack allows you to add moisture to your oven, and it's a really nice feature. You can use it for baking bread, heating leftovers that don't taste like leftovers, and in general for more control over the moisture level inside your oven (which is actually an important element of baking). 

It's one of those things that you probably won't miss if you don't have (unless you bake a lot of bread), but that you will really appreciate and use if you do.

Here's a 30 second video about how the steam rack works:

Multiple Temperature Zones: You can now get ovens with the ability to function as two ovens at the same time, heating to different temps in different zones of the oven. It's essentially like having a double oven.

Programmable Settings: These let you program your oven to remember your favorite settings. If you are someone who uses options like this, you may really like it. However, we're not sure how much value there is in it when it's pretty simple (even with a digital panel) to just set the oven to where you want it. 

Also more to go wrong.

Convection: Convection simply means that you can run a fan while baking. This can drastically alter results, such as provide more browning and reduce cooking time, usually by about 25%.

Most ovens offer convection these days. More important is the newest convection feature of automatic temperature conversion. On old stoves, you have to remember to turn down the heat when you use convection. Some new stoves do this automatically. This can be good or bad, depending on how well the feature works. Some users don't like this option at all, finding it to drastically slow down cooking time, perhaps by over-adjusting. And as far as we can tell, it isn't something that you can override.

Automatic temperature conversion may be of questionable value, but it's something you'll probably get used to. If you love everything else about a stove, this probably isn't a deal breaker.

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Convection is essentially a fan that produces even air flow. (image courtesy Wikipedia)

What About a Range Hood With an Induction Stove?

In short, induction cooking produces less heat than other types of cooking. However, it produces the same amount of grease and odors. Thus, most people would prefer to have some sort of ventilation with their induction range, although you may be able to get by with a less powerful system (perhaps even a non-ducted one) than you could with gas or electric.

For more information, see our article Range Hoods and Induction Cooking: What You Need to Know. You may also want to peruse The Best Selling Range Hoods on Amazon if you're going to need a hood.

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A range hood removes cooking grease and odors as well as heat.

Budget: How Much Should I Spend on an Induction Stove?

Make no mistake, an induction stove is going to cost more than most electric or gas stoves. But there is some good news.

Last time we did an article on induction stoves, a little over a year ago, most induction stoves were easily twice the cost of conventional electric or gas stoves. Since then there's been a significant price drop on a few models, bringing them well into an affordable price range. The Frigidaire Freestanding induction stove is now under $1000. And the Kenmore Elite is well under $2000. Both of these stoves offer enough features that you're not going to feel like you bought a bargain basement product. In fact, they're both really nice stoves.

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You can get this pretty Frigidaire induction under $1000--if you find it on sale, under $900.

From there, the prices increase up into the $2500+ range. Yes, you get more features for those higher costs, but is it enough to justify the increased expense? That's for you to decide. Do you want Internet connectivity? Do you want a double oven or a giant oven? Do you want a steam rack?

Remember that every electronic circuit added to an appliance is another thing that can go wrong--and electronics can be expensive problems to fix. If you're not sure you'll use the extra features, you might be better off with the less expensive model.

The only feature we think is worth the extra money is the finger-swipe control on the GE Profile. However, you can bypass that issue altogether by going with the Kenmore Elite, which has manual dials. The GE is definitely prettier, but for most people, the Kenmore is probably the most usable stove.

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Tips for Online Buying

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The Internet has been fabulous for buyers. For one thing, it's created a global market, which brings with it fierce competition, and with fierce competition comes lower prices. And, ideally, better customer service (although that hasn't been the case yet, the online market is most certainly moving in that direction.) It has also ushered in endless opportunities to research your purchases beforehand. The days of the shady used car salesmen are gone. If you buy badly in this Age of Information, you've no one to blame but yourself; you may get a product you end up not liking or get unlucky and get a lemon, but beyond that, you've got every opportunity to research, select, and buy exactly what you want. 

Technical products can be tricky, though, because you may not know what to research. If you don't know which questions to ask, how can you get the right answers?

That's how review sites like this one are born. We're here to help you answer as many questions as possible so you can find products you love. There are also the user reviews on sites like Amazon, Home Depot and Lowes, as well as many, many others. 

Between review sites like this one and user reviews on sites like Amazon, you can do an amazing amount of research. Additionally, you can visit appliance stores to actually use the stove and see if you like how it works. Unfortunately, one visit won't give you a feel for what day in, day out usage will be like. For this reason, it's almost more important to take advantage of Internet resources to find out what people have to say about it. The best reviewers will discuss important features that make an impact on daily usage, and user reviews will tell you what daily use of those features is actually like.

Here are a few more tips on online buying to help you out:

  • Check prices on every site, because you may stumble across special sale prices or rebates.
  • If you use a store credit card, you can sometimes get an even better deal. Lowes, for example, always takes off an additional 5% if you use their store card.
  • If you're in the market for more than one appliance, look into appliance packages. You can save hundreds of dollars by buying a whole kitchen suite.
  • To give yourself extra buying protection, use a credit card with a buyer protection program.
  • If you want to buy from one site (say, because you have their credit card) but their price is higher, ask if they price match: they will often price match if you can prove you found a lower price elsewhere.
  • Don't shy away from buying online because you can't ask questions. All reputable dealers will have a toll-free number you can call. If you're buying from Amazon, click on the link directly under the product name to take you to the seller's page (it will say, for example, GE Profile Induction Stove, and the next line will say "by GE", with "GE" being a link). If you can't find a toll free number here, you can google for their website and find the number there. If you can't find a number to call, we suggest that you don't buy from that seller.
  • And once again, please, please, please get the extended warranty--no matter where you buy your new induction stove!

For a more detailed discussion of how to buy online, see our article How to Buy Online: Teach Yourself About Technical Products and Get What You Can Truly Love.

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Reviews: The Best Induction Stoves

Given the state of flux in the appliance industry and the difficulty of determining quality differences between brands (because they're all roughly equal?), we have instead created our own categories to help you sort out all the options: Best Price, Amazon's Pick, Consumer Reports Pick, Largest Oven, and Best Double Oven. We also give a few other options if there are models close in features and price to our picks.

For more detailed specifications, click over to the Home Depot, Lowes, or Sears page. You will find everything you need there, including installation help.

Best Price: Frigidaire Freestanding Range

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PROS:

  • Basic yet powerful induction cooktop
  • 5.4 cf self-cleaning oven
  • Unbeatable price.

CONS:

  • Missing some extras like power boost, a bridge element, and convection oven.

BUY IF:

Buy if you really want an induction stove and don't mind foregoing the extra features.

The Frigidaire Freestanding Induction Stove is a pioneer in induction cooking: to the best of our knowledge, it's the first induction range priced under $1000.

According to this article on the Digital Trends website, it's intentional. Frigidaire is owned by the Swedish corporation Electrolux. About a decade ago, they decided to engineer a low-cost induction stove for Europeans. The project was hugely successful and brought the percentage of induction users in Europe up to about 50 percent of the market. Now they're trying to do that in the US, where induction still has a miniscule market share (2-7% depending on which sources you read). Frigidaire also has reduced the price on their induction cooktop (you can see that cooktop reviewed here if you're interested).

It's a brilliant idea considering that most ranges in the US are electric (about a 2-to-1 ratio of electric over gas, again depending on which sources you read), and electric is, let's face it, a terrible way to cook. If electric is your only option, then induction is a no-brainer for any semi-serious home chef. And now Frigidaire has made it affordable. (We think they're going to sell a lot of induction stoves.)

At this price point, you can assume going in that you're going to be missing some of the more luxury extras on a stove, and you'd be right. Electrolux keeps costs down by not offering some of the "luxury" features like a bridge element and power boost on the cooktop and convection on the oven. But even so, this is a powerful range with a lot going for it. If you're on a tight budget and really, really want induction, the Frigidaire is an excellent option.

Is this induction range made in the USA? Honestly, we're not sure. Electrolux makes some of their stoves here in the USA (as well as some of their other appliances). So the best answer we can give is "probably."

The Frigidaire is a really pretty freestanding stove, with a black stainless finish and a black glass cooktop and digital control panel. We prefer dial controls for the cooktop, but you get used to what you have, right? And if you're in the camp that prefers all digital for its sleek appearance, well than all the better.

Features

  • Black stainless steel with black glass cooktop
  • Extra large oven window
  • 5.4 cubic ft. oven
  • 4 burner cooktop
  • High/low broiler settings (400F/500F)
  • Storage drawer below oven
  • 2 self-clean cycles: 30 minute quick steam clean and 2 hour self-clean
  • 2 oven racks
  • Sabbath mode
  • 1 year limited manufacturer warranty.

See the Frigidaire Freestanding Induction Range on Amazon

See the Frigidaire Freestanding Induction Range at Home Depot

See the Frigidaire Freestanding Induction Range at Lowe's

Safety

  • Automatic pan size detection (standard on all induction cooktops)
  • Automatic burner shutoff with 3-minute delay 
  • Hot surface indicator lights
  • 1-UL listed.

Controls

Here's the Frigidaire control panel:

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The control panel on the Frigidaire looks a little bit space age. This is because it's all digital. While intuitive to use--left burner controls on the left, right burner controls on the right, oven controls in the middle--there's no question that pressing multiple keys (or one key multiple times) takes longer than turning a dial. 

Furthermore, when you're doing all this key pressing, remember that the panel is on the back of the stove, so you're most likely doing it with your arm over a hot kettle of something--this is a definite drawback. It makes sense for an oven, but for the stove top--well, dials are preferable.

Also, electronic controls are more expensive to repair if they break down. But they're cheaper to manufacture, which is no doubt part of the reason this induction stove can be had for such a fabulous price.

If you're concerned about all-electronic controls, spend a few hundred more and get the Kenmore (reviewed below). But if you're happy with the digital panel (it does look really modern and sleek, doesn't it?), then save the money and go with the Frigidaire.

Cooktop and Oven Specifications

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Induction Stove Top:

Controls: Located on back panel (for both cooktop and oven)

Left Front: 7 inch diameter, 2800W

Left Rear: 7 inch diameter, 2800W

Right Front: 8 inch diameter, 3600W

Right Rear: 6 inch diameter, 2500W

Heat Settings: 10 heat settings per burner, from Low (keep warm) to High.

Oven:

Size: 5.4 cubic feet

Dimensions (HxWxD) in inches: 19.75 x 24.375 x 19.125

Broiler Settings: High/Low--500F/400F (note: broiler pan not included)

Self-Cleaning? Yes

Convection? No

Number of Racks: 2

Number of Rack Positions: 6

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Installation Specifications

IMPORTANT: Power Cord must be purchased separately.

Electrical Hookup Required: 240V/40 amps

Total Width (in.): 29.874

Total Height (in.): 46.625

Total Depth (in.): 28.406

Total Depth with Oven Door Open (in.): 48.625

Weight (lb.): 140.

Warranty

1 year limited manufacturer warranty.

To buy the frigidaire freestanding induction stove:

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See similar models: Frigidaire also makes a slide-in induction stove with some great features, but for almost twice the price of this one. See the Frigidaire Slide In Induction Stove on Amazon.

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Amazon's Choice: Kenmore Elite Freestanding Induction Range with True Convection

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PROS:

  • Delivery and installation included in price if you buy from Amazon
  • Great features such as 5th warming burner, power boost, large 6.1 cf oven, warming drawer, convection, and more
  • Manual stove top controls
  • Great price.

CONS:

  • No bridge element
  • No Internet connectivity.

BUY IF: Buy if you want no-fuss free delivery included in the price, like its looks, and won't miss a double oven or Internet connectivity.

See the Kenmore Elite Induction Stove on Amazon

See the Kenmore Elite Induction Stove at Sear's

One of the biggest problems with buying large appliances online is installation. This induction range solves that problem by including delivery and installation in the purchase price. They'll also haul away your old range for a small extra charge. (As an aside, we suspect most appliances sold on Amazon and other nationwide sites will be moving toward free delivery and installation to compete with both local shops and other national chains.)

Free installation alone may not be enough to influence your purchasing decision, but this is a really nice induction stove that has a lot going for it. The cooktop has an extra burner for keeping pans warm--a nice feature if you can fit an extra pan on there while you're making dinner. All 4 burners also have a power boost feature, with a whopping 4100W going to the largest burner on boost.

It also has highly positive user ratings on Amazon (and Sears, too).

The huge oven has all the features needed by any serious baker, including convection, a hidden baking element, great lighting, a warming drawer below, and a variable self-cleaning mode. 

The only features this stove is really missing are a bridge element on the cooktop, multiple temperature zones in the oven, and Internet connectivity. Otherwise, the only reason you'd need to spend more is if you want these things or don't like its looks: slide-ins are certainly prettier than this guy, offering a more custom, built-in appearance. But if you don't mind this stove's aesthetics and don't need a double oven or Internet control, this stove has just about everything a serious home cook needs at a surprisingly affordable cost.

Features 

  • Stainless steel finish with black glass cooktop
  • Power boost
  • 4 burners plus 5th "keep warm" burner
  • 6.1 cf oven with hidden baking element
  • Warming drawer
  • 3 oven racks with porcelain coating
  • Variable 2-4 hour self-cleaning mode
  • Halogen oven light
  • Extra large oven window
  • Sabbath mode
  • 1 year limited manufacturer warranty.

Safety

  • Automatic pan size detection (standard on all induction cooktops)
  • Oven control lockout
  • UL listed.

See the Kenmore Elite Induction Stove on Amazon

See the Kenmore Elite Induction Stove at Sear's

Cooktop and Oven Specifications

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Induction Stove Top:

Controls: Manual burner knobs located on rear panel (digital oven controls also there). So this means reaching over a hot cooktop to adjust controls--but since the cooktop controls are manual, this is less of a concern than with the Frigidaire (above).

Left Front: 8 inch diameter, 2800W/3400W on Power Boost

Left Rear: 6 inch diameter, 1450W/1900W on Power Boost

Rear Center: Warming element, 120W

Right Front: 10 inch diameter, 2600W/4100W on Power Boost

Right Rear: 5 inch diameter, 800W/1000W on Power Boost.

Oven:

Size: 5.4 cubic feet

Oven Interior Dimensions (WxHxD) in inches: 24.375 x 22.25 x 19.5

Broiler Settings: High/Low--500F/400F (note: broiler pan not included)

Broiler Wattage: 4000

Oven Wattage: 3500

Number of Racks: 3

Number of Rack Positions: 7.

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Installation Specifications

IMPORTANT: Power Cord must be purchased separately

Electrical Hookup Required: 240V/40 amps

Total Width (in.): 29.875

Total Height (in.): 48.5

Total Depth (in.): 30

Total Depth with Oven Door Open (in.): 48.625

Shipping Weight (lb): 236.

Warranty

13 month limited manufacturer's warranty.

Recommendation

This a great induction range with all the bells and whistles that make it a joy to use, including manual dials for the burners--much faster than digital! It has a more powerful cooktop than the cheaper Frigidaire, plus convection and a larger oven. It also has a ton of positive reviews from owners who love it. Free delivery and installation is also a big plus. We like that it doesn't have Internet connectivity (more to go wrong), but if you want that, this is not the stove for you.

TO BUY THE kenmore elite freestanding INDUCTION STOVE:

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Consumer Reports Top Pick: GE Profile Slide In Smart Induction Range

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PROS:

  • Gorgeous design
  • Different finish options (stainless, black stainless, or black slate)
  • Some of the best digital controls on the market
  • Lots of features, including a bridge element, oven temperature probe, and Internet connectivity.

CONS:

  • No power boost or warming drawer
  • At 5.4 cf, a smallish oven 
  • Expensive--about $1000 more than the Kenmore Elite (reviewed above)
  • Some reviewers complain about the automatic convection conversion being a pain (see reviews at Lowes and Home Depot)
  • Some reviewers complain about tight space behind the stove--if your outlet is right behind the stove, it won't fit flush against the wall.

BUY IF: Buy if you love the looks of the stove or want Internet connectivity/voice control options.

See the GE Profile induction stove on Amazon

See the GE Profile induction stove at Home Depot

See the GE Profile induction stove at Lowe's

See the GE Profile induction stove at Sears

We're not sure why Consumer Reports picked the GE Profile as their top induction range. There were others that scored identically or very close on their tests, including the Kenmore Elite reviewed above (the Frigidaire Freestanding was just a few points below it, as well).

Most likely, they're going by the GE name: GE has a long history with American consumers, is still made in the USA (for now, anyway), and has a rock solid reputation for quality.

We agree with all of this--to a point. Since the GE appliances division was purchased in 2016 by the Chinese conglomerate Haier, there are a lot of unknowns in its products. For the time being, Haier has decided to continue making most GE appliances in their US factories. But whether that will continue isn't clear--nor is it clear how the change in ownership will affect the quality of GE appliances (if at all). With most major appliance brands now having roughly the same percentage of service calls in the first year of ownership, we're not sure we can still expect superior quality and durability from GE.

This is more a plus for other brands than a minus for GE--but you may want to consider it before you throw down the big bucks for a GE product when there are others out there that are probably just as good.

Having said all of that, we love this stove. The GE Profile Slide In Smart Induction Range is a great-looking, great-performing induction stove. It has most of the bells and whistles that consumers want today, including Internet connectivity. But remember that this is also another thing that can go wrong--and be an expensive fix. 

There are a few major drawbacks to this induction stove. For one, the tight installation: if your outlet is right behind the stove, it won't fit flush against the wall. This is just bad design, and an easy fix on GE's part. So let's hope they remedy this in the newer models.

One of the coolest things about this stove is its finger-swipe digital controls. The finger swipe simulates turning a dial, and best of all, it actually works. A lot of digital controls aren't nearly this smooth. So in addition to a sleek, modern appearance, the digital panel is one of the most functional you're going to find. GE really got this right. (But be aware: the finger swipes leave a lot of fingerprints on the panel--if you're bothered by that, you're going to spend a fair amount of time keeping the surface clean.)

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Features 

  • 3 finish options: stainless, black stainless, and black slate, with black glass cooktop
  • GE's Guaranteed Fit for easy installation
  • Wireless connectivity to control from smart phone and voice commands (Alexa, Android, Google Assistant, IOS, Nest)
  • Chef Connect for remote control of clocks, cooktop elements, and vent
  • "Glide Touch" controls for finger swipe digital controls
  • 5 burners, including a "keep warm" burner
  • Bridge element
  • Fast preheat
  • 5.3 cubic foot oven with hidden baking element and true European convection
  • Hidden oven element
  • Oven temperature probe with remote readout
  • Automatic convection conversion
  • Sabbath mode
  • 1 year limited manufacturer warranty.

Safety

  • Auto shutoff
  • Oven door lock
  • ADA compliant
  • CSA Safety Listing
  • ETL Safety Listing
  • UL Safety Listing.

See the GE Profile induction stove on Amazon

See the GE Profile induction stove at Home Depot

See the GE Profile induction stove at Lowe's

See the GE Profile induction stove at Sears

Cooktop and Oven Specifications

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Controls: Digital, "Glide Touch" finger swipe controls for cooktop, keypad for oven. Located on front of range. (Excellent design, easy and intuitive to use. Its only drawback is that it shows fingerprints.)

Left Front: 8 inch diameter, 1900W

Left Rear: 8 inch diameter, 2500W

Rear Center: Warming element, 80W

Right Front: 11 inch diameter, 3700W

Right Rear: 6 inch diameter, 1800W

Here's a close-up view of the control panel:

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Oven:

Size: 5.3 cubic feet

Oven Interior Dimensions (WxHxD) in inches: 24.125 x 19.5 x 19.375

Number of Racks: 3

Number of Rack Positions: 6

Temperature Probe: Yes (insert in foods and get remote digital readout)

Warming Drawer: No

Convection: Yes.

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Installation Specifications

IMPORTANT: Power Cord must be purchased separately

Electrical Hookup Required: 240V/40 amps

Total Width (in.): 29.875

Total Height (in.): 37.25

Total Depth (in.): 25.875

Total Depth with Oven Door Open (in.): 48.25

Weight (lb): 200.

Note: We suggest you check your installation space to see where your outlet is located. If it is directly behind the stove, then the stove may not fit flush to your countertop. There are fixes for this (such as running a conduit line), but they're going to be a pain to implement. We're not saying don't buy this stove, just to be aware of this possible installation bug.

Warranty

Limited 1 year manufacturer warranty.

Recommendation

We prefer induction stoves without Internet connectivity because we don't think it adds a lot to usability while creating higher risk of part failures. However, if you really want the connectivity, this is a really pretty stove. And with 3 finish options, it should fit into most modern kitchens nicely.

TO BUY THE GE PROFILE SLIDE-IN INDUCTION STOVE:

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See similar model: GE also makes a freestanding version of this induction range with almost identical specs (same burners, same oven size and features, Internet connectivity, etc.) for several hundred dollars less: See it at Lowes.com, see it on Amazon, or see it at HomeDepot.com.

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Biggest Oven: Kitchen Aid 7.1 Cu. Ft. Slide In Induction Range

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PROS:

  • Huge oven plus an extra warming/baking/slow cooking drawer below
  • Tons of features (see below for list, or click over to Home Depot or Lowes for a more extensive list)
  • Lip around cooktop to catch spills (rare on a slide-in stove).

CONS:

  • All digital, very sensitive controls on front of range
  • No 5th "keep warm" burner
  • Large oven takes a long time to preheat (about 20 minutes to get to 350F)
  • No internet connectivity
  • Expensive.

BUY IF: Buy the KitchenAid Slide In Induction Range if you want a huge oven, all the bells and whistles a modern stove can offer--except Internet connectivity--and don't mind the all-digital control panel (not to mention the premium price tag).

See the KitchenAid Slide In Induction Stove at Home Depot

See the KitchenAid Slide In Induction Stove at Lowe's

The KitchenAid Slide In Induction Range has an enormous oven. At 7.1 cubic feet, it's the largest oven of all the induction stoves we researched. It also has a lot of other great features going for it, including 

Features 

  • Stainless finish with black glass cooktop
  • Comes with FIT guarantee from KitchenAid: guaranteed to fit any typical 30-inch range space
  • Optional trim package to cover damaged countertops and unfinished edges from previous range
  • 4 burners including bridge function one side and 3600W burner 
  • Lip around cooktop surface to catch spills
  • Even-Heat™ True Convection for precise oven temp control with convection
  • Separate baking drawer you can use to bake, slow cook or keep warm
  • AquaLift® oven cleaning technology works in under an hour and under 200F
  • Adjustable cleaning levels
  • Wireless oven temperature probe can be set to alert you when temp is reached
  • Steam rack for additional moisture in oven if needed
  • EasyConvect™ Conversion automatically adjusts temp setting with convection
  • Sabbath mode
  • 5 year limited manufacturer warranty.

Safety

  • Auto shut off
  • Control lockout capability
  • Hot surface indicator lights
  • Safety alerts (beeps) for changes in settings
  • UL listed, ADA compliant.

Controls

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This ultra sleek and modern KitchenAid induction stove is a slide-in, which means the controls are on the front of the stove. The oven control are on the front panel; the cooktop controls are on the cooktop just behind the oven control panel.

This configuration is generally a love-it-or-hate-it deal, and which camp you fall into depends on a few things: if you have small children, you'll probably prefer controls on the back (i.e., a freestanding model). Or if you just find that the controls are very sensitive, you may come to hate them being on the front of the stove, where you can inadvertently change settings (and sometimes not even know it).

This control panel is intuitive and easy to use: you probably won't even need to consult the user manual to figure it out. However, its usability gets mixed reviews. Some find it too sensitive, changing settings by accident way too easily. And if your fingers are wet, or liquid spills onto the panel (which can easily happen with the controls right in front like this), the panel won't work at all. It has to be completely dry.

You can lock the control panel so no further changes are possible until you unlock it. This may be a pain, though, during cooking, so you may just have to get used to the stove and how it works.

Its horizontal layout also puts it right on the cooking plane, which can be problematic for two reasons: one, because it's impossible to read from anywhere but directly above it, and two, because it can be more prone to getting wet from cooking spills--and given that it doesn't work very well when wet, this could be a real pain during day to day use, especially if you're a messy cook.

Whether these deal breakers for you depends on your level of tolerance for digital control panels. But you should give this some serious thought before you invest in this induction range. We love this induction range, but the control panel makes the design less than ideal. (Are you listening, KitchenAid?)

Cooktop and Oven Specifications

Induction Stove Top:

Here's a view of the stove top. See the lip to catch spills? See the flat control panel? (Lots of things to love and not love about this range!)

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Controls: Digital oven controls located on front of range. Cooktop controls located center front of cooktop.

Left Front: 7 inch diameter, 2500W

Left Rear: 7 inch diameter, 2500W

Right Front: 11 inch diameter, 3600W

Right Rear: 6 inch diameter, 1800W

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Oven:

Size: 7.1 cubic feet

Oven Interior Dimensions (WxHxD) in inches: 24.125 x 22.125 x 20.625

Number of Racks: 3

Number of Rack Positions: 7

Temperature Probe: Wireless probe you can set to alert when temp is reached

Steam Rack: Allows you to add moisture to oven if needed (see the Options section above for a short video on how to use a steam rack)

Warming Drawer: Yes; also an additional baking or slow cooking drawer

Convection: Yes.

Check out the KitchenAid Slide In Induction Stove at Home Depot

Check out the KitchenAid Slide In Induction Stove at Lowe's

Installation Specifications

IMPORTANT: Power Cord must be purchased separately

Electrical Hookup Required: 240V/40 amps

Total Width (in.): 29.875

Total Height (in.): 36

Total Depth (in.): 28.875

Total Depth with Oven Door Open (in.): 48.25

Weight (lb): 240.

Warranty

  • 5 year limited warranty from Lowes.
  • 1 year limited warranty from Home Depot.

Recommendation

This is a really nice premium induction stove with a lot of great features. Unfortunately, it has enough drawbacks (all digital control panel, annoying alerts, long preheat times, etc.) that we prefer the Kenmore Elite, which is more usable for a lot less money.

TO BUY THE kitchenAid SLIDE-IN INDUCTION STOVE:

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Best Double Oven: KitchenAid Freestanding Double Oven Induction Range

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PROS:

  • Two ovens
  • Powerful 3600W burner 
  • Lip around cooktop to catch spills (rare on a slide-in stove).
  • Steam, convection, self-clean, satin glide, and more oven features
  • Excellent price point for this much stove.

CONS:

  • The cooktop controls can change if the cooktop gets wet.
  • The big oven is only 4.2 cubic feet (below average)
  • No Internet connectivity.

BUY IF: Buy if you like the look and/or functionality of the double oven, like the extra features this stove has, and don't mind lack of Internet connectivity. (And it's cheaper than the GE double oven induction stove, too.)

See the KitchenAid Double Oven induction stove at Home Depot

See the KitchenAid Double Oven induction stove at Lowe's

If you love the look of a double oven, this KitchenAid Freestanding induction stove is worth a look. It costs less than the Slide In model above, and significantly less than the GE Profile Double Oven (although that is a slide-in model, which are always more because they look nicer). 

This KitchenAid has many of the features of the one above for a few hundred dollars less. The ones it doesn't have you probably won't miss: for example, it doesn't have the Aqua Clean feature, but it is self-cleaning.

The biggest issue is whether you want a double oven or not. The nice thing about one large oven is that you have the room when you need it, which is not the case with two small ovens. However, the large lower oven on this model is 4.2 cubic feet, large enough for just about anything you might want to put in there. So unless you are regularly baking giant turkeys (upwards of 25 pounds), this oven should be adequate.

We really like this range. Not only is it cheaper than the big-oven KitchenAid reviewed above, but the looks of the double oven range are really impressive. And although most prefer a slide in for its more custom look, we really like having the controls in the back and up off the cooking surface. With digital controls in particular, it's just a safer configuration all-around. 

You can spend more on an induction stove, but if you do you're getting up into the luxury category. This stove has pretty much every feature you could want (except Internet connectivity, but we prefer it that way because there's less to go wrong) at a not-too-high price. 

Features 

  • Stainless finish with black glass cooktop
  • 6.7 cf total capacity (4.2 lower, 2.5 upper)
  • Stainless trim around cooktop offers more custom appearance than other freestanding models
  • Automatic convection conversion (lower oven only--no convection in upper oven)
  • Steam rack for when extra moisture is needed in oven
  • Self-cleaning oven, including oven racks
  • Satin-glide racks
  • Sabbath mode
  • 5 year limited manufacturer warranty.

Safety

  • Auto shut off
  • Control lockout capability
  • Hot surface indicator lights
  • Safety alerts (beeps) for changes in settings
  • UL listed.

Controls

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The controls are all digital. The burner controls are located on the cooktop surface. The oven controls are located on the back of the stove above the cooktop. All the controls are intuitive and easy to use. Although we prefer manual dials, the digital controls are mostly well liked by users of this stove. 

There are pros and cons to having the cooktop controls on the cooktop. They're easier to reach, so you don't have to reach over hot pots and pans to change a burner setting. However, they can get hot or be hard to use if the cooktop is wet. This is par for the course with digital controls, though, so it probably shouldn't be a deal breaker.

See the KitchenAid Double Oven Induction Stove at Home Depot

See the KitchenAid Double Oven Stove at Lowe's

Cooktop and Oven Specifications

Controls: Digital (both cooktop and oven), located on front of range

Element #1: 6 inch diameter, 1800W

Element #2: 11 inch diameter, 3700W

Right Front: 7 inch diameter, 2500W

Right Rear: 6 inch diameter, 1800W

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Oven:

Top Oven: 2.5 cubic feet; Dimensions (HxWxD, in inches): 8.5 x 25 x 19.25

Bottom (Primary) Oven: 4.2 cubic feet; Dimensions (HxWxD, in inches): 16 x 25 x 18.75

Number of Racks: 3

Number of Rack Positions: 7

Steam Rack: Allows you to add moisture to oven if needed

Warming Drawer: N0

Convection: Yes (primary oven only).

Installation Specifications

IMPORTANT: Power Cord must be purchased separately

Electrical Hookup Required: 240V/40 amps

Total Width (in.): 29.94

Total Height (in.): 48

Total Depth (in.): 28

Total Depth with Oven Door Open (in.): 48.25

Weight (lb): 240.

Warranty

First year limited manufacturer warranty on parts and labor; second through fifth year limited manufacturer warranty on certain parts only and labor not included.

Recommendation


TO BUY THE KITCHENAID SLIDE-IN Double Oven INDUCTION STOVE:

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Final Thoughts

These are some of the best induction ranges on the market at several price points. We like them all, and think there's something for everybody. Induction may still have a ways to go, especially the all-digital controlled models. 

If you're looking for something else, remember to check out our reviews of the Bosch Slide In induction stove and the Samsung induction products. You can't really go wrong with any of these.

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