Electric ranges have not changed over the years as much as you would think. In fact, they are pretty similar. An electric range is still ceran glass over heating elements, but some of the features like a convection system, a warming drawer, and an added 5th burner make electric ranges worth considering.
We will review the best electric ranges for you to consider for freestanding and slide-in ranges. Keep in mind, this changes almost monthly with new products and rebates.Short on time? Get our free Electric Cooking Buying Guide
Most Popular Electric Ranges
Pricing updated for October 2017
Frigidaire FFEF3048LS - $539
It's very similar to the range you probably now own with 4 burners and stainless steel. Frigidaire is one of the most reliable brands of appliances in the US.
Samsung NE59J7630SS - $699
This range is aesthetically pleasing. Samsung offers convection (fan forced air for even cooking) and various burners for the various pots and pans. It also has a 20-minute steam self-cleaning cycle rather than the traditional 900 degrees and a 3-hour cycle.
Frigidaire FGEF3058RF - $859
The Frigidaire Gallery has a convection system, a fifth burner, and a sleek exterior. A convection system is excellent for baking.
KitchenAid is brand new and restyled to look more professional. It has flexible burners for almost any pan.
This is a true double oven range with the bottom oven being convection. You can cook dessert and the holiday bird with this oven.
Popular Electric Slide-In Ranges
Samsung NE58F9500SS - $1,299
Samsung dominates the electric slide-in range market with modern styling, convection, and a price far below its competitors.
Compared to Samsung, Bosch has high-end features, better rebates, and stellar kitchen packages.
The new Jenn-Air has a much larger oven capacity than the average by about 20% by placing the controls on the top and reducing the size of the bottom drawer. Have a big family? Then consider Jenn-Air.
Most Popular Induction Ranges
Induction, however, has changed the market for electric cooking. Induction cooking uses a magnetic heat, which excites the molecules in the metal pan to heat the food faster with an instant simmer response.
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Induction is, in fact, faster than the hottest professional range and 30% more efficient. It's the most child safe as well.
Most higher-end ranges are now sold as induction ranges.
Frigidaire FGIF3061NF - $1,549
Go back 10 years ago and the only available induction range was $14,999. Today, this Frigidaire comes in at 1/10th the cost, giving you pretty much every conceivable feature from a tempature probe to true european convection...it's either magic or more efficient engineering.
Samsung NE597N0PBSR - $1,799
For the best value, you want to buy a Frigidaire or Samsung. They both have convection and a warming drawer.
Frigidaire has been available for a longer period of time, so it is more of a known commodity. Samsung has an incredibly flexible cooktop and the world's only three fan convection system for optimum cooking.
Popular Induction Slide-In Ranges
Frigidaire FGIS3065PF - $1,879
Frigidaire is the least expensive option with all induction burners.
Bosch Benchmark HIIP054U - $3,199
Bosch Benchmark has a slick interface and overall great designs. The commercial look is appealing as well as the reliability. There are also great package opportunities with Bosch.
Electrolux EW30IS80RS - $3,449 after rebates
Electrolux is full induction with a great control panel for automatic cooking proofing, dehydrating, and once again, the perfect turkey setting.
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