Best Induction Ranges of 2021
Top-scoring models from Consumer Reports' exhaustive lab tests
Induction ranges routinely top our performance tests, yet they account for only 5 percent of all ranges sold. That may be because folks have heard tales of induction ranges working only with certain cookware.
But if you’re looking to replace an old electric range, don’t let fear of the unfamiliar keep you from switching. The payoff is considerable: Induction ranges boil rapidly and simmer steadily, meaning you don’t have to stir tomato sauce constantly to avoid scorching or make constant adjustments to a burner.
Below, we highlight some of the best induction ranges from CR's extensive tests. To learn more about induction ranges, see our range buying guide. CR members can also dive right into our ratings of induction ranges.
Their electric ovens work just like the ovens in any electric range, so performance can vary quite a bit.