Compare the 10 Best OvensJanuary 2018(Last Updated 12 January 2018)

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The best ovens on the market, from small electric ovens to enormous Aga-style ovens
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#1

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H 2561 B

Miele H 2561 B

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£629.00

Appliances Direct
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76L
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£610
Over 10 years
Oct 2015
The highest scoring large oven available, with a recent release date and features
#2

99

NW901G

New World NW901G

61 Reviews
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£298.00

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108L
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£4,100
Over 10 years
Mar 2015
The top scoring oven under £500, great for large families
#3

99

SGB900PS

Stoves SGB900PS

98 Reviews
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£399.00

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80L
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£1,500
Over 10 years
Mar 2015
A very good value for money and top-quality electric oven, with fantastic user reviews and a huge 80L total oven interior capacity
#4

99

BDF22300B

Beko BDF22300B

9 Reviews
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£292.00

Next Domestic Appliances
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113L
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£630
Over 10 years
Jul 2015
An enormous total oven interior capacity and very popular electric oven, good for large families
#5

98

SEB700FPS

Stoves SEB700FPS

84 Reviews
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£290.00

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85L
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£3,900
Over 10 years
Mar 2015
An spectacularly cheap and fully loaded electric oven, with very low running costs and one of the biggest total oven interior capacities available
#6

98

NW701G

New World NW701G

37 Reviews
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£379.00

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98L
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£4,100
Over 10 years
Mar 2015
A very popular and huge total oven interior capacity electric oven, with a recent release date and superb features
#7

98

SF478X

Smeg SF478X

19 Reviews
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£314.00

Boots Kitchen Appliances
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79L
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£760
Over 10 years
Mar 2015
An astonishingly highly rated and astonishingly cheap electric oven, with very low running costs and one of the biggest total oven interior capacities on the market
#8

98

DU2 540

Hotpoint DU2 540

17 Reviews
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£180.00

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96L
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£820
Over 10 years
Jul 2015
A giant total oven interior capacity and best selling electric oven, good for large families
#9

97

B57CR22N0B

Neff B57CR22N0B

148 Reviews
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£599.00

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71L
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£590
Over 10 years
May 2015
The highest scoring medium oven around, with amazingly low running costs and an astoundingly good price
#10

97

IDD 6340

Indesit IDD 6340

39 Reviews
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£185.00

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116L
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£850
Over 10 years
Jul 2015
A very popular and low cost electric oven, with very low running costs and one of the biggest total oven interior capacities on the market
#11

97

IDU 6340

Indesit IDU 6340

7 Reviews
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£236.98

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96L
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£850
Over 10 years
Jul 2015
An excellently reviewed and bargain price electric oven, with a recent release date and a gigantic 96L total oven interior capacity
#12

97

ZOD35511

Zanussi ZOD35511

28 Reviews
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£249.00

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108L
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£670
Over 10 years
Apr 2015
An affordable and excellently reviewed electric oven, with a recent release date and one of the biggest total oven interior capacities around
#13

97

NV75K5571RS

Samsung NV75K5571RS

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£919.99

Littlewoods
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75L
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£710
Over 10 years
May 2016
A sensationally cheap and excellently reviewed 75L capacity electric oven, good for small families
#14

97

U14M42N3GB

Neff U14M42N3GB

5 Reviews
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£470.00

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101L
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£720
Over 10 years
May 2015
A high-quality and top-rated electric oven, with a fair price and one of the biggest total oven interior capacities available
#15

97

UH53

Hotpoint UH53

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£189.00

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83L
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£680
Over 10 years
Jun 2015
An excellent value for money and top-rated electric oven, with staggeringly low running costs and one of the biggest total oven interior capacities on the market
#16

97

NW602

New World NW602

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£105.00

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73L
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£740
Over 10 years
Feb 2016
A positively reviewed and low cost 73L capacity electric oven, good for small families
#17

96

HBA63B251B

Bosch HBA63B251B

3 Reviews
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£608.16

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65L
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£570
Over 10 years
Apr 2015
A positively reviewed and breathtakingly economical to run 65L capacity electric oven, good for small families
#18

96

OB60SCEX4

Fisher & Paykel OB60SCEX4

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£369.00

Amazon UK
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71L
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£2,600
Over 10 years
May 2015
A positively reviewed and astoundingly cheap 71L capacity electric oven, good for small families
#19

95

H 2566 BP

Miele H 2566 BP

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£629.00

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76L
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£610
Over 10 years
Nov 2016
A stunningly economical to run and top-rated 76L capacity electric oven, with a very good price and a recent release date
#20

95

SF6372X

Smeg SF6372X

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£400.00

West Midlands Electrical Superstore
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70L
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£730
Over 10 years
Jul 2017
A top-value and excellently reviewed 70L capacity electric oven, good for small families

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Oven Brands

Find out how oven brands compare. The average rating for each brand is based on the rating of all of their ovens. Click on a link to compare all ovens made by your favourite brand.

Logo Brand Number of Ovens Price Range Average Rating
Bosch logo Bosch Ovens 128 £195 - £1,942 91%
AEG logo AEG Ovens 107 £259 - £1,909 91%
Smeg logo Smeg Ovens 104 £277 - £2,489 84%
Neff logo Neff Ovens 93 £250 - £2,114 79%
Siemens logo Siemens Ovens 77 £351 - £1,999 92%
Indesit logo Indesit Ovens 45 £133 - £395 82%
Zanussi logo Zanussi Ovens 45 £169 - £620 91%
Hotpoint logo Hotpoint Ovens 39 £142 - £630 82%
Electrolux logo Electrolux Ovens 38 £129 - £1,449
Miele logo Miele Ovens 37 £482 - £7,549 86%
Beko logo Beko Ovens 36 £100 - £450 87%
Gorenje logo Gorenje Ovens 33 £209 - £954
De Dietrich logo De Dietrich Ovens 27 £479 - £1,269 64%
Samsung logo Samsung Ovens 24 £319 - £1,300 93%
Whirlpool logo Whirlpool Ovens 20 £64 - £999 85%
Other brands Other Oven Brands 252 £50 - £3,339

Trending Oven Comparisons

Indesit DFW 5530 IX
Indesit
DFW 5530 IX
£179.99
Bigger total
oven interior
capacity
VS
Indesit Aria IFW 6330
Indesit
Aria IFW 6330
£144.99
£35 cheaper
£94 cheaper to
run over five
years
Bosch HBN13B261B
Bosch
HBN13B261B
£410.00
£419 cheaper
11% cheaper to
run over five
years
VS
Bosch HBN43B260B
Bosch
HBN43B260B
£829.00
A lot bigger
total oven
interior
capacity
Whirlpool AKZ 6270 IX
Whirlpool
AKZ 6270 IX
£479.00
A bit bigger
total oven
interior
capacity
VS
Whirlpool AKZ 6230 NB
Whirlpool
AKZ 6230 NB
£299.00
£180 cheaper
Energy
efficiency
rating is
better
3% cheaper to
run over five
years
Miele H 2561 B
Miele
H 2561 B
£629.00
£171 cheaper
Better brand
2% bigger total
oven interior
capacity
VS
Samsung NV9900J
Samsung
NV9900J
£799.99
1% cheaper to
run over five
years
Neff B44S32N5GB
Neff
B44S32N5GB
£399.99
Better brand
12% cheaper to
run over five
years
VS
Baumatic BOIM678
Baumatic
BOIM678
£220.00
£180 cheaper
16% bigger
total oven
interior
capacity
Bosch HBM43B250B
Bosch
HBM43B250B
£619.99
£175 cheaper
Cheaper to run
by £2,213 over
five years
Better brand
VS
De Dietrich DOP1160B
De Dietrich
DOP1160B
£795.00
4% bigger total
oven interior
capacity
Neff U17M42W5GB
Neff
U17M42W5GB
£674.98
Better brand
£86 cheaper to
run over five
years
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Smeg DOSF6390X
Smeg
DOSF6390X
£599.00
£76 cheaper
30% bigger
total oven
interior
capacity
Bosch HBM43B250
Bosch
HBM43B250
£969.99
Better brand
VS
Beko BXIM35300
Beko
BXIM35300
£379.99
£590 cheaper
£847 cheaper
to run over
five years
Higher energy
efficiency
rating
Kenwood KS100G
Kenwood
KS100G
£209.00
£69 cheaper
£639.02
cheaper to run
VS
Neff B12S32N3GB
Neff
B12S32N3GB
£278.00
11% bigger
total oven
interior
capacity
AEG KP8404021
AEG
KP8404021
£819.99
£240 cheaper
74% cheaper to
run over five
years
Better brand
VS
Siemens CS636GBS1
Siemens
CS636GBS1
£1,060.37
7% bigger total
oven interior
capacity
Swan SF37010
Swan
SF37010
£79.99
£70 cheaper
£257 cheaper
to run over
five years
VS
Tower T24004
Tower
T24004
£149.99
31% bigger
total oven
interior
capacity
DeLonghi DO 32852
DeLonghi
DO 32852
£319.00
£80 cheaper
Cheaper to run
by £772 over
five years
VS
Smeg SFP4390X
Smeg
SFP4390X
£399.00
Better brand
Bigger total
oven interior
capacity
Bosch CMG633BS1B
Bosch
CMG633BS1B
£599.99
£154 cheaper
Better brand
VS
AEG BPE742320
AEG
BPE742320
£754.00
Cheaper to run
by £2,539 over
five years
26L bigger
total oven
interior
capacity
Miele H 2561 B
Miele
H 2561 B
£629.00
Better brand
A bit bigger
total oven
interior
capacity
VS
AEG BS831470
AEG
BS831470
£395.00
£234 cheaper
£17 cheaper to
run over five
years
AEG KMK821000M
AEG
KMK821000M
£662.36
Better brand
Slightly bigger
total oven
interior
capacity
VS
Siemens IQ700
Siemens
IQ700
£353.15
£309 cheaper
Cheaper to run
by $970 over
five years
Bosch HBM43B260B
Bosch
HBM43B260B
£734.00
£61 cheaper
72% cheaper to
run over five
years
Better brand
VS
De Dietrich DOP1160B
De Dietrich
DOP1160B
£795.00
2L bigger total
oven interior
capacity
Bosch HBM43B250B
Bosch
HBM43B250B
£619.99
53% cheaper to
run over five
years
Better brand
VS
De Dietrich DOP1140B
De Dietrich
DOP1140B
£479.00
£141 cheaper
2L bigger total
oven interior
capacity
Neff U15E52N3GB
Neff
U15E52N3GB
£975.00
£1,973 cheaper
to run over
five years
VS
Fisher & Paykel OB60DDEX4
Fisher & Paykel
OB60DDEX4
£889.00
£86 cheaper
Vastly better
user reviews
Better brand
Miele H 6600
Miele
H 6600
£2,599.00
72% cheaper to
run over five
years
Bigger total
oven interior
capacity
VS
Miele H 6200 BM
Miele
H 6200 BM
£1,450.00
£1,149 cheaper
Higher energy
efficiency
rating
Siemens HB675GBS1
Siemens
HB675GBS1
£549.99
£35 cheaper
A lot bigger
total oven
interior
capacity
VS
Siemens CB675GBS1
Siemens
CB675GBS1
£584.99
12% cheaper to
run over five
years

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

QWhat is the difference between gas and electric ovens?
AMost modern ovens are electric, since they are far more accurate at reaching and maintaining temperatures, and less likely to misfire or malfunction. On the other hand, gas ovens are far cheaper to run, which can be a substantial positive if you use the oven a lot.
QWhat is a 'self-cleaning' oven?
AA self-cleaning oven has the ability to automatically raise the temperature to around 400C during a cleaning cycle. This burns on any bits of food or impurities in the oven, leaving it clean for the next use!
QWhat is the benefit between a single or double oven?
AA single oven should be enough for most households - it provides a nice cooking space, while not being too big. Multiple-cavity ovens allow you to cook multiple dishes at once, and offer significantly larger capacity, but are far more expensive, and take up more room.
QWhat is a combi microwave oven?
AA combi microwave combines both a standard convection oven and microwave into a single appliance. These can be used separately, or at the same time - allowing for faster cooking than usual. A combi is generally a more versatile appliance, able to handle more than just a standard oven.

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Oven Buying Guide

Not all ovens were created equal, and the types of oven available cater for different needs and budgets. The main differences between ovens are their capacity and energy source. To find the right oven it is important to identify which features are important to you. If you bake on a daily basis, having an oven that is fairly large while being energy efficient is the best way to make your baking easier and save money on the long run. For a more casual cook who uses the oven once a week, energy efficiency and capacity are not top priorities. A simpler oven that doesn't cost you a lot will do the job just fine – no need for the latest deluxe double oven with 8 cooking modes.

One of the first considerations when buying an oven is its dimensions and energy source. Most ovens are 600mm wide and will fit most kitchens. If you are looking for a larger capacity oven or a freestanding oven it is important to measure the available space in our kitchen to ensure there are no surprises when your new oven arrives.

If there is a gas supply in our kitchen you will be able to consider a gas oven. Electrical ovens are slightly easier to install but might also be more expensive to run. Always check the energy rating when comparing ovens. The installation of gas and electric ovens should always be carried out by appropriately trained and licensed engineers.

Oven Capacity

Before looking at the technical aspects of your future oven, choosing between a single or double oven is one of the first decisions to make.

Single Ovens: For the average home user who requires no more than two trays to be used at the same time, a single oven should be sufficient, even for frequent users. There is a huge range of single ovens available in different finishes and with distinct features. The high level of competition between manufacturers means single ovens offer great value for money and are available at very reasonable prices.

Double Ovens: A double oven allows for more flexibility as you can cook and bake at two different temperatures in parallel. This is great to prepare a large meal and set each oven and timer separately. You can grill a main course in one oven and bake a cake in the other, which significantly speeds things up compared to a single oven. The drawbacks of double ovens are a higher price tag, the requirement for a bigger space and a smaller number of models to choose from.

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Compact Ovens

A single compact oven is usually the same size as a microwave and most feature a grill as well. These small ovens are great if you are tight on space but their capacity might be a problem depending on the types of food you want to cook.

Double Built-under Ovens

If you have space to fit a single oven but need tow separate ovens, a built-under double oven might be a good choice. You get the flexibility of a double oven without losing much space (they are usually only 10-12cm taller than an average single oven). Because two ovens have to fit into the space of a single oven, the capacity of the individual ovens is limited and you will have to weigh up the benefits of having two ovens versus a larger single oven.

Oven Types

One of the key criteria when choosing an oven is decide between an electric or gas oven. Most ovens are electric as these can be installed in almost every kitchen. Gas ovens require a natural gas supply in your property, which is not always available. When faced with the choice, both electric and gas ovens have their advantages and disadvantages.

Electric Ovens

An electric oven has much more accurate temperature control thanks to its electronic thermostat, and spreads the heat evenly throughout the cooking area. This effect is even more pronounced in fan-assisted models. In addition, the dry heat an electric oven produces prevents the build-up of rust. Purchasing costs of electric ovens are usually lower than gas ones, and there is a much wider variety to choose from. On the downside, electric ovens take longer to heat up and have slightly higher operating costs.

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Gas Ovens

While there is less variety in gas ovens compared to electric ones nowadays, they have some distinct advantages. Gas ovens have lower operating costs. If you use the oven a lot, these will offset the higher acquisition costs in the long run. Gas ovens heat up and cool down faster than their electric counterparts, which is great if you don't have time to wait for an electric oven to cool down before cleaning. Gas ovens add humidity to the air inside the oven, which prevents foods from becoming dry and brittle before reaching their ideal cooking point. Temperature control and heat distribution are usually less accurate in gas ovens, however, modern gas ovens come with electronic thermostats that regulate the temperature more accurately and fans help to spread the heat evenly throughout.

Oven Features

After deciding on the capacity and type, selecting an oven with the right features ensures you will be happy with your choice for many years to come. Modern ovens provide a variety of features that make cooking and cleaning easier:

Fan Ovens ensure the heat is distributed as evenly as possible inside the oven so food cooks at the same speed on all sides. Fan assisted electric ovens also heat up quicker and can shorten cooking times.

Automatic Cooking Programs make cooking super-simple by setting the temperature and time to cook a dish.

Programmable Timers allow you to simply set the start time, duration temperature and heat sources and the oven will switch on and cook your meal before switching off again. This is great when you have other things to do but want to make sure your meal will be ready at exactly the right time.

Pyrolytic Self-cleaning is the most convenient way to keep your oven clean. During the cleaning cycle, the oven will heat up to 480C which burns off any deposits and reduces them to a thin layer of ash which can then simply be wiped away.

Multi-function Ovens allow you to cook with a number of heat sources, either independently or in combination. When using fan-assisted mode to cook a meal you can also use the grill to make sure it is crispy on top.

Oven Retailers, Prices and Features

Oven Prices

In total we found 1098 ovens ranging from £50 to £7,549. On average, a new oven costs £626 and 80% of ovens are priced between £200 and £1,199. The most expensive oven that we found is the Miele H 6890 BP at £7,549, and the cheapest is the Rommelsbacher BG950 at only £51.

Oven Brands - Price Range

The %8highest average oven price out of all brands is Miele ovens with an average price of £1,953. Miele ovens start at £449 and the most expensive Miele oven costs £7,549.

KitchenAid ovens start at £749 and the most expensive KitchenAid oven costs £2,300. The average price of KitchenAid ovens is £1,510 which is the second highest average price of all oven brands.

Bartscher ovens start at £358 and the most expensive Bartscher oven costs £3,339. The third highest average oven price out of all brands is Bartscher ovens with an average price of £1,304.

Oven Brands - Average Ratings

We have checked 18 expert reviews and 2,623 user reviews for ovens available online and used this data to calculate the average rating for each brand of oven. The top three oven brands are Miele, Fisher & Paykel and Zanussi. Miele has an average rating of 94%, Fisher & Paykel has an average rating of 93% and Zanussi has an average rating of 92%.

Biggest Oven Retailers

We found 743 current offers for ovens from eBay making it the biggest oven retailer. That is much bigger than the second biggest retailer, Amazon UK for whom we found 377 current offers for ovens. The third biggest retailer is Currys with 366 current oven offers.

When Are Most New Ovens Released?

February to April is the most common period for new ovens to be released in. If you wait until February 2018 then you might be able to get better features on your oven. Also the price of the current ovens may drop off just before the latest models are released in February. The biggest month last year for new oven releases was April, with 458 new ovens released that month. 147 new ovens were released in February 2016 making it the biggest month that year for new oven releases. In April 2015 201 new ovens were released making it the biggest month that year for new oven releases.

How Fast Do Oven Prices Drop After Release?

On average ovens drop in price by 3% in the first 6 months after release. On a typical new oven costing £626, by waiting 6 months before buying you could save on average £21.

Total Oven Interior Capacities

The interior capacity of an oven is the total space inside all of the oven compartments measured in litres.

Comparing all ovens, the total oven interior capacities range from 8L to 135L. The total oven interior capacities of most ovens range from 66L to 77L. The HotpointDD4 541 IX has the biggest total oven interior capacity. This oven is a 120L capacity oven and is on sale for £259.00. The oven with the smallest total oven interior capacity is the HotpointDD4 541 IX, which is a 9L capacity oven and is on sale for £52.87.

A bigger oven capacity will allow more food to be cooked and will allow larger items such as turkeys to fit inside the oven.

Oven Types

Most modern ovens run on electricity, but some ovens do use gas as their fuel source.

Amongst new ovens, the most common oven type is electric. We found 1,810 ovens that are electric ovens. We found 43 ovens that are gas ovens, making this the second most common oven type amongst new ovens.

Colours

We found 1,357 ovens that are ovens that have a Stainless steel coloured, which makes this the most common colour amongst new ovens. We found 882 ovens that are ovens that have a Black coloured, making Black the second most frequently found colour amongst new ovens.

Energy Efficiency of Ovens

The energy efficiency class is a measure of the efficiency of the oven ranked using the European Union standard energy efficiency scale. G is the worst rating and A is the best rating. It is possible to have rating higher than A. These are marked with A+, A++ etc.

We found 881 ovens that have an energy efficiency rating of A, which makes this the most common energy efficiency rating amongst new ovens. We found 407 ovens that have an energy efficiency rating of A+, making this the second most frequently found energy efficiency rating amongst new ovens.

A better energy efficiency rating means that the oven will cost less to run.

Biggest Oven Retailers

The biggest oven retailer by number of products currently for sale is eBay. We found 743 current oven offers from eBay. The second biggest oven retailer is Amazon UK with 377 offers. That means eBay is much bigger than Amazon UK when it comes to ovens. Currys is the third biggest retailer with 366 current offers.

Which Are the Cheapest Retailers for Ovens?

With the cheapest price on 599 ovens, eBay is most frequently the cheapest oven shop.

Proportion of Ovens for Which Each Retailer is Cheapest?

The retailer that most frequently offered the cheapest price on ovens is eBay and offers the cheapest price on 80.6% of its ovens.