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GE JBS27RKSS Range

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JBS27RKSS
This standard 30-inch wide GE freestanding coil-top range has the following:
  • 4 surface cooking elements
  • Among surface elements, 2 high-powered element(s).
  • Touchpads for setting oven temperature.
  • No high-temperature oven self-cleaning function.
Description
This standard 30-inch wide GE freestanding coil-top range has the following:
  • 4 surface cooking elements
  • Among surface elements, 2 high-powered element(s).
  • Touchpads for setting oven temperature.
  • No high-temperature oven self-cleaning function.

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Cooktop high

Cooktop high

This reflects how quickly the most powerful element could raise a large pot of water from room temperature to a near boil.

 /  5
Cooktop low

Cooktop low

This reflects the ability of the lowest power element to melt and hold chocolate without scorching it. We also set the most powerful element to its lowest setting to test its ability to hold a large pot of tomato sauce below a boil.

 /  5
Baking

Baking

This reflects the evenness of cookies and cakes in multi-rack baking tests.

 /  5
Broiling

Broiling

Based on even browning of a pan of burgers and high-heat searing ability.

 /  5
Oven capacity

Oven capacity

This is our evaluation of usable space, including shelf area and vertical space for casseroles. For dual oven models, the score includes both ovens.

 /  5
Self-cleaning

Self-cleaning

A gauge of the oven self-cleaning cycle's effectiveness at removing a baked-on mixture of eggs, lard, cherry-pie filling, cheese, tomato puree, and tapioca.

 /  5

About

The GE JBS27RKSS is part of the Ranges test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Electric coil ranges models like the JBS27RKSS are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Cooktop high This reflects how quickly the most powerful element could raise a large pot of water from room temperature to a near boil.

Cooktop low This reflects the ability of the lowest power element to melt and hold chocolate without scorching it. We also set the most powerful element to its lowest setting to test its ability to hold a large pot of tomato sauce below a boil.

Baking This reflects the evenness of cookies and cakes in multi-rack baking tests.

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