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Best Thermostats

Consumer Reports Ratings for Best Thermostats

Best Thermostats

We tested 30 thermostats to determine the best-performing models. Our expert lab technicians tested each Thermostat based on the following criteria:

  • Display
  • Ease of use
  • Ease of remote access

Below lists the Thermostats that rated best in each of the tests our experts looked for. Learn about how these tests were performed and find out which Thermostat is rated best when you subscribe.

Consumer Reports Ratings for Best Thermostats

Best Thermostat for Display

Includes clarity and visibility of information.


This Thermostat which tested best for Display has the following features: 7 day programmable, Warranty (yrs.) and Graphic display.

Best Thermostat for Ease of use

Denotes ease of setup and making routine adjustments and changes to setback programs, including overrides.


This Thermostat which tested best for Ease of use has the following features: 7 day programmable, Warranty (yrs.) and Graphic display.

Best Thermostat for Ease of remote access

Denotes ease of setup for Wi-Fi or other types of remote access.


This Thermostat which tested best for Ease of remote access has the following features: 7 day programmable, Warranty (yrs.) and Graphic display.