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JGBS62REKSS
This standard 30-inch wide freestanding gas range has the following:
  • 4 surface burners
  • Among surface burners, 2 high-powered burner(s).
  • Grates: Cast iron, continuous.
  • Touchpads for setting oven temperature.
  • No high-temperature oven self-cleaning function.
  • Oven has "steam clean" cycle option intended for light cleaning.
  • Broiler is a separate compartment below the oven.
External Dimensions
Width: 30 in
Description
This standard 30-inch wide freestanding gas range has the following:
  • 4 surface burners
  • Among surface burners, 2 high-powered burner(s).
  • Grates: Cast iron, continuous.
  • Touchpads for setting oven temperature.
  • No high-temperature oven self-cleaning function.
  • Oven has "steam clean" cycle option intended for light cleaning.
  • Broiler is a separate compartment below the oven.

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Cooktop high

Cooktop high

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

 /  5
Cooktop low

Cooktop low

This how well the lowest-powered element or burner kept a low temperature as for melting chocolate. We also set the most powerful burner to its lowest flame 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 JGBS62REKSS is part of the Ranges test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Gas ranges models like the JGBS62REKSS are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

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

Cooktop low This how well the lowest-powered element or burner kept a low temperature as for melting chocolate. We also set the most powerful burner to its lowest flame 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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