Best cooker brands Electrolux cookers
Sweden-based brand Electrolux offers a range of double oven cookers - a good type of oven to choose if you're a busy cook as it offers more cooking options.
They also all have catalytic liners, which absorb spills and splashes, and then burn them off during normal cooking to keep your cooker clean.
This guide focuses on Electrolux freestanding cookers, but Electrolux also does range cookers and built-in ovens. To find out about Electrolux range cookers and Electrolux built-in ovens, visit our separate guides.
To find out how each Electrolux cooker scored in our lab, see our Electrolux cooker reviews. If you're not sure what you want from a cooker, such as features like a catalytic liner, watch our video on how to choose a cooker.
How much do Electrolux cookers cost?
The Electrolux cookers we’ve tested typically cost between £560 and £800, which reflects the fact that they are double ovens - single ovens tend to be cheaper.
Find out more about whether a single or double oven is best for you in our cooker features explained page, and if these models don’t suit your budget, you can use our compare cookers tool to find one that does.
Which? verdict on Electrolux cookers
Having looked back at all the Electrolux models we have tested since 2008, we are able to give you a rounded expert view of what the pros and cons of Electrolux cookers are, to help you decide whether to buy one.
Take a look at our table below to see the average score Electrolux cookers get in our lab tests and to see how many have become Best Buys or Don't Buys. You can also see the brand's reliability score, as rated by Which? members with an Electrolux cooker.
We’ve tested cookers ranging in price from around £150 to just over £1,000, but our Best Buy freestanding cookers start at around £300.
When rating cookers we look at a number of elements:
- Oven - we use probes to test the accuracy of the temperature controls and bake cakes to check the evenness of baking at different levels in the oven. A good oven will produce evenly raised golden cakes no matter where they are placed in the oven.
- Hob - we heat a frying pan to 200°C then take a thermal image photograph to show the spread of heat across the hob. The best models will show even-heat distribution - meaning food will be cooked more evenly. We also see how quickly each model can heat a pan of boiling water and test the hob’s simmering ability by cooking rice pudding.
- Grill - we cover the grill tray with crustless white bread, place it under a hot grill and assess the size and evenness of the toasted area. Some poorly performing grills only manage to toast about 50% of the bread.
- Cleaning - we let a pan of rice water boiler over and heat a frying pan of oil so fat splatters on the hob. We also use chicken fat to dirty the inside of the oven and leave all these soils overnight. We then attempt to clean the oven using warm water, washing up liquid and a heavy duty scrub sponge. The best models can be cleaned up in a jiffy, while the worst will leave you scrubbing.
Read full reviews of cookers to find out how many in total have been awarded Best Buy or Don’t Buy status, in the Which? cooker reviews.
As well as Best Buy freestanding cookers, we’ve also got Best Buys if you’re looking for a range cooker or built-in oven.
- Find out more about what makes a Best Buy freestanding cooker
- Watch our video to find out more about how we test cookers
- See what owners think about Electrolux cookers
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