Product Reviews

Welcome to Consumer Reports.

We’re so glad to have you as a member. You now have access to benefits that can help you choose right, be safe and stay informed.

LG LCG3611ST gas cooktop

This LG 36-inch gas cooktop has the following:

  • 5 burners
  • Among burners, 2 high-power burner(s).
  • Stainless steel cooktop surface.
  • "Pro" look.


The LG LCG3611ST is part of the Cooktop & wall oven test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Gas cooktop models like the LCG3611ST are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

High heat: Reflects how quickly the highest-powered burner 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 burner, set to low, held tomato sauce below a boil.


High-power burners High-power burners The number of surface cooking burners rated at over 11,000 Btu/hr., maximum. High-power burners are good for quickly heating large quantities, searing, and other high-temperature cooking. Some also perform well on low-heat tasks (when turned to their low setting).
Medium-power burners Medium-power burners The number of surface cooking burners with maximum output ratings over 6,500 Btu/hr but not more than 11,000 Btu/hr. Though they don't offer top speed and power, medium-power burners can generally handle all cooking tasks.
Low-power burners Low-power burners The number of surface cooking burners with maximum output ratings of 6,500 Btu/hr or less (sometimes called simmer burners). These are intended for delicate tasks such as sauces.
Stainless steel Stainless steel Indicates a stainless-steel surface or a stainless steel frame and front panel. Cooktops and wall ovens that offer it are noted so you can match both appliances.
Glass ceramic Glass ceramic Indicates a glass ceramic top, also called gas-on-glass.
Porcelain enamel Porcelain enamel Indicates a porcelain enamel surface.
Continuous grates Continuous grates Grates abut one another, making it easier to slide pots around or to support large pans over two burners.