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JBS60RKSS
This standard 30-inch wide freestanding smoothtop range has the following:
  • 4 surface cooking elements
  • Among surface elements, 1 high-powered element(s).
  • One or more expandable cooktop elements.
  • Touchpads for setting oven temperature.
  • No high-temperature oven self-cleaning function.
External Dimensions
Width: 30 in
Description
This standard 30-inch wide freestanding smoothtop range has the following:
  • 4 surface cooking elements
  • Among surface elements, 1 high-powered element(s).
  • One or more expandable cooktop elements.
  • Touchpads for setting oven temperature.
  • No high-temperature oven self-cleaning function.

Ratings Scorecard

Survey Results

Predicted Reliability

Predicted Reliability

Predicted brand reliability ratings are based on estimated problem rates for newly purchased electric ranges, not covered by an extended warranty or service contract, within the first five years of ownership.

 /  5
Owner Satisfaction

Owner Satisfaction

Brand owner satisfaction ratings are based on the proportion of members who are extremely likely to recommend their electric range to their friends and family.

 /  5

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 how well the lowest-powered element or burner kept a low temperature as for melting chocolate. 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

This denotes upper-element evenness as well as high-temperature searing, using a broiler pan full of hamburgers.

 /  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 JBS60RKSS is part of the Ranges test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Electric smoothtop ranges models like the JBS60RKSS 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 how well the lowest-powered element or burner kept a low temperature as for melting chocolate. 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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