The Which? Best Buy award is given to
products with high total test scores that perform consistently well in
our rigorous lab tests and excel in all key areas.
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products that our testing shows are very energy efficient, meaning
they'll cost you less to run.
The Which? Don't Buy logo alerts you
to the products that performed extremely poorly in one or more key
areas of our tests.
Speed of heating
How long it took to heat 1.5 litres of water to 90°C on the middle-sized burner. The quickest (Excellent) hobs took less than six minutes; the slowest took over ten minutes.
How well the hobs produced rice pudding - this tests the hobs when cooking at low temperatures; we check for any burning of the rice in the bottom of the pans.
How evenly heat is distributed across the burner/cooking zone.
Overall cooking performance
How quickly, efficiently and well the hobs work.
Ease of use
How easy the controls are to use and how easy the programmable features are to set.
Ease of cleaning
How easy it was to remove parts of the hob and clean surfaces.
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