What's this? Based on performance, convenience, cleaning, and safety. The displayed score is out of a total of 100 points. Ratings order may differ from earlier reports because of a new scoring method.
The Cuisinart CPT-420 is part of the toaster
test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, toaster
models like the CPT-420 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
How well the toasters or toaster ovens produced both very light toast and very dark toast.
Reflects color evenness among all slices in a batch.
Represents color consistency in consecutive batches.
About This Brand
A smaller but well-known and more expensive brand. Cuisinart is sold through department stores and specialty channels. Cuisinart toasters are generally made with a brushed-stainless-steel exterior and have defrost and reheat features along with LED indicators.
Features & Specs - Cuisinart CPT-420
Controls Indicates the type of controls the toaster has.
Exterior material Some toasters housing are all plastic, some are all metal or a combination of the two. Typical metal surfaces are chrome and stainless steel.
One slot A long slot that holds two pieces of bread side-by-side.
Bagel setting Provides the option to toast on just one side, such as the cut side of a bagel.
Additional features A list of features the toaster may have such as cord storage, keep warm function, automatic lift etc.