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Thermador CIT36XKB Cooktop

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CIT36XKB
This 36-inch induction-electric smoothtop has the following:
  • 4 elements
  • Among elements, 2 high-power element(s).
  • Touch controls.
  • Smoothtop with stainless steel trim.
  • Has flexible cooking zones designed to adapt to different pot shapes and sizes.
  • Cooking area accommodates up to four pots/pans/griddles and adjusts automatically to shape and size.
External Dimensions
dimensions Width: 36 in
Description
This 36-inch induction-electric smoothtop has the following:
  • 4 elements
  • Among elements, 2 high-power element(s).
  • Touch controls.
  • Smoothtop with stainless steel trim.
  • Has flexible cooking zones designed to adapt to different pot shapes and sizes.
  • Cooking area accommodates up to four pots/pans/griddles and adjusts automatically to shape and size.

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

High heat

High heat

Reflects how quickly the highest-powered element heated water to near-boiling.

 /  5
Low heat

Low heat

Reflects how well the lowest-powered element or burner kept a low temperature as for melting chocolate and how the most powerful element, set to low, held tomato sauce below a boil.

 /  5

About

The Thermador CIT36XKB is part of the Cooktops test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Electric Smoothtop & Induction Cooktops models like the CIT36XKB are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

High heat Reflects how quickly the highest-powered element heated water to near-boiling.

Low heat Reflects how well the lowest-powered element or burner kept a low temperature as for melting chocolate and how the most powerful element, set to low, held tomato sauce below a boil.

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