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Best Freestanding & Slide-In Gas Range Deals 2016 (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

You do not have to buy a pro range for super hot burners anymore. Gas ranges are starting to perform more like professional ranges with at least one burner being super hot. You also have available features like griddle burners, warming drawers or second ovens.

So if you haven't been in the market for a while, there is much more to consider than just five years ago. It can be a bit confusing, but we will describe each unit and feature below. You can determine the right product for your kitchen.

We'll look at the best units to consider now with freestanding first and then slide-in ranges below.

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Slide-In vs. Freestanding Ranges

Slide-ins are units with the controls on the face rather than the backguard for a more streamlined appearance (read Slide-In vs Freestanding, it will pop up in another window).

There are two types of slide-ins. A traditional slide-in with the same features will cost 10-15% more but will be more cleanable, because it's installed on the countertop, eliminating seams. You will also see the custom tile and backsplashes without looking at oven controls like the freestanding units.

The newer (as of 2015) slide-in is just a front control range without the cleanability of the traditional range.

The traditional slide-in is better for new construction. Front control is better for replacement of a freestanding range, because you do not have to modify cabinets.

Best Freestanding Gas Ranges

Pricing updated for May, 2016

Frigidaire FFGF3053LS - $559 after rebates

Frigidaire is a good, basic range with decent reliability (we performed 25,000 service calls in 2015). It also has a power burner of 14,000 BTU.

Samsung NX58F5600SS - $974 

Samsung NX58F5600SS gas range

This is a great range with 5 burners and two power burners of 17 and 15,000. The convection fan is especially good for baking with more even temperatures. Samsung is a very interesting company these days.

KitchenAid KFGG500ESS - $1,094 after $75 rebates

kitchenaid KFGG500ESS gas freestanding range

This KitchenAid has 5 burners and a max output of 18,0000 with convection as well. Like their sister company, Maytag, they offer the steam self cleaning as well.

KitchenAid KFGD500ESS - $1,814 after rebates

KitchenAid is a true double oven at 6 cubic foot and a 17,000 BTU burner as well as a griddle burner in the middle.

Most of these have greater savings as part of a package. Click here for a few of our best selling packages.

Best Slide-In Gas Ranges

Frigidaire FFGS3025PS - $1,199 

The Frigidaire distinguishes itself purely on price. $1,400 might seem high for a range, but is quite reasonable for a slide-in range.

KitchenAid KSGG700ESS - $1,814

kitchenaid gas slide in range KSGG700ESS

KitchenAid just restyled this range more like an expensive professional range. They offer a steam rack for better food quality as well as two power burners.

Additional Resources

Read the Yale Gas Range Buyers Guide with features and insider information on all the gas ranges in the market. Well over 150,000 people have read a Yale Guide.

Related Articles

  Gas Cooking Buying Guide

Topics: Bosch, Frigidaire, Slide-In Ranges, Electrolux, KitchenAid, Freestanding Ranges

About The Author

Steve Sheinkopf

My goal has always been simple: I want Yale to be the best retail experience anywhere. I have tried to create a compelling environment for customers and employees alike

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