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Last updated: 11 June 2020


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Get instant heat control with a gas cooktop. We lab test and review the latest models from brands such as Bosch, Miele and Fisher & Paykel and cover a range of rectangular and square-shaped gas cooktops, in enamel, stainless steel and glass.

We give every gas cooktop a thorough workout to show you:

  • Which are best at low and high temperature cooking.
  • Those that perform well for turn-down responsiveness.
  • Which are the easiest to use.
  • The models that are the easiest to clean.
  • Good and bad points for each model.
  • Cut-out dimensions to help you find out which will fit in the space you have.
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Our Recommended list will help you see quickly which models come out on top. This review includes some discontinued models; to see them, select that option in the related products filter on the left.

If you want to learn more about gas cooktops before you compare and choose one see our gas cooktops buying guide.

Matthew Steen
By Chantelle Dart
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    The actual width (front) of the cooktop in cm. This may be rounded for convenience by manufacturers; for example a cooktop with an actual width of 58cm is typically referred to as a 60cm model. 

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    • Ease of use
    • Rice
    • White sauce
    • Stir-frying
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    • Price
    • Availability
    • Type
    • Flame failure protection
    • Width (cm)
    • Depth (cm)
    • Cut-out width (cm)
    • Cut-out depth (cm)
    • Trivet type
    • Cooktop surface material
    • Burners
    • Claimed burner rating (MJ)
    • Control position
    • Accessories supplied
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