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Buying a new built-in oven? Our independent reviews of built-in ovens reveal which gas and electric models cook to perfection, and how top brands such as Miele and Bosch fare for reliability. Then compare ovens' features and prices and find the best deal on the model you want.
Whether you're choosing a built-in oven for a new fitted kitchen or replacing a much-loved oven that's beyond repair, you'll get all the information you need to help you find the right model in our expert video guide.
Not sure which oven is best for you? Our short video guide contains expert advice on single and double built-in ovens, gas and electric ovens, finding an oven to fit into an existing space under a work surface – and the lowdown on Which? tests.
Your main consideration will be size – particularly if the oven has to fit into an existing space in your kitchen. Most ovens are a standard width, but their height varies.
You may not have a choice between a gas and an electric built-in oven – but if you do, you'll find that one will give you more control over your cooking than the other.
Find out everything you need to know about the advanced features you'll see on modern built-in ovens, and whether it's worth splashing out on built-in oven accessories.
Are features such as 'pizza modes' and 'recipe functions' a waste of money? What's the difference between catalytic and pyrolytic cleaning? And can you get by without telescopic shelves and a turnspit?
The best built-in ovens will keep cooking for years before they need repairs. We regularly survey thousands of Which? members to find out about their experiences with their own ovens - the results are used to form Which? brand reliability ratings.
Find out how top brands such as Miele and Bosch rate for reliability. We also reveal the most common problems people have with their built-in ovens.
Our rigorous, independent lab tests on built-in ovens meet strict British standards, so you can rely on the score we give to each model.
When we test built-in ovens, to check that heat is evenly distributed throughout each oven, we bake 24 cakes on two shelves – each cake must be well-risen, uniformly cooked and an even colour for the oven to score top marks. A similar test with toast helps us rate the grill.