We use cookies to allow us and selected partners to improve your experience and our advertising. By continuing to browse you consent to our use of cookies. You can understand more and change your cookies preferences here.

Coronavirus Read our latest advice

Hoover HIC642 review

Reviewed

The Hoover HIC642 has all the usual safety features you’d expect to find on an induction hob, including a child lock, automatic shut off and residual heat indicators. All four cooking zones have a boost setting, and with nine power levels to choose from there’s bound to be one to suit whatever you’re cooking. Read on to discover how it compares to other hobs on the market.

Included in our expert review
  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • What’s it great at?
  • Is there anything I should watch out for?
  • Is there anything else I need to know?
  • Should I buy it?
Try Which?
First month only £1, then £9.75 per month, cancel any time

Test results

The overall Which? test score is made up of the following star ratings, all determined by our rigorous lab tests.

Find out how we test hobs>
Try Which?
First month only £1, then £9.75 per month, cancel any time

Put us to the test

Our Test Labs compare features and prices on a range of products. Try Which? to unlock our reviews. You'll instantly be able to compare our test scores, so you can make sure you don't get stuck with a Don't Buy.

Compare retailers

Prices updated daily

Prices are ordered from lowest to highest, irrespective of retailer rating or stock. We are not able to show every possible retailer and cheaper prices may be available. When you click on a retailer link on our site, we may earn affiliate commission. This supports our not-for-profit mission to empower consumers and in no way affects our recommendations. Find out more.

RetailerRetailer ratingPriceIn stock
Appliances Direct
Not rated
£230.98
Go to store>
Boots Kitchen Appliances
Not rated
£239.00
Go to store>
Next Domestic Appliances
Not rated
£239.00
Go to store>
Amazon.co.uk
£249.00
Go to store>
AO.com
£249.00
Go to store>
John Lewis & Partners
Not rated
£249.00
Go to store>
Argos
£269.99
Go to store>
Littlewoods
£329.99
Go to store>

Make smarter choices

We have tested 136 hobs and found that there are 3 Don't Buys and 46 Best Buys.
Range of Hob scores
  1. 45%
    Lowest score
  2. 63%
    Average score
  3. 87%
    Highest score
We'll show you where this model sits on the scale so that you can see how it compares to hobs we've tested
Try Which?
First month only £1, then £9.75 per month, cancel any time

Put us to the test

Our Test Labs compare features and prices on a range of products. Try Which? to unlock our reviews. You'll instantly be able to compare our test scores, so you can make sure you don't get stuck with a Don't Buy.

    CompareRemove all products