The Frigidaire Gallery 30-Inch Electric Range debuted with a $899 price tag. The model has a smooth cooktop with a warming zone and a quick-boil feature. The oven cooks with very consistent temperatures despite its lack of a convection fan.
The GE Artistry stands out from other affordable ranges because of its old-school design elements. The range performed well in our kitchen tests, which makes the $600 model a great deal.
The GE 30-inch Free-Standing Electric Range is a functional range that does a good job of covering cooking basics. The steam clean feature, touchpad display and smooth ceramic cooktop are nice features that help elevate this $800 range.
The Kenmore 74343 doesn't have a lot of standout features, but this gas range performs well when it comes to broiling and boiling. There are five burners on this $1,400, including a center burner for cooking with a griddle.
The Kenmore 74343's large 18,200-BTU burner can bring 112 ounces of water to a rolling boil in 9.75 minutes, an impressive time for our boil test.
The KitchenAid KGRS306BSS gas range was originally priced at $1,649, but the price has dropped as low as $1,250 at some retailers. The retail has a responsive touchpad display that's pretty easy to use.
The oven of the KitchenAid KGRS306BSS produced some of the tastiest, most uniform biscuits we’d had in the test kitchen. The oven also broiled six burgers in a hasty 14 minutes and 37 seconds.
The Samsung Gas Range with True Convection NX58F5700 was originally priced at $1,699, but it’s possible for consumers to find a model for $1,299. We liked how the touchscreen blends in with the stainless steel finish.
Samsung loaded the NX58F5700 range with the slick details of a more expensive model. The manufacturer also included a wok ring and a griddle with the range for more versatile cooking.
The Samsung NE59J7850WS Flex Duo is one of the most versatile ovens we've seen in the test kitchen. The Flex Duo divider gives this range double-oven capability for as low as $1,470.