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KRG3618U
This standard 36-inch wide pro-style range has the following:
  • 6 surface burners
  • Among surface burners, 6 high-powered burner(s).
  • Grates: Cast iron, continuous.
  • Convection oven mode.
  • No high-temperature oven self-cleaning function.
  • Heavy, stainless steel construction; pro-style.
  • Oven racks did not extend smoothly.
External Dimensions
Width: 36 in
Description
This standard 36-inch wide pro-style range has the following:
  • 6 surface burners
  • Among surface burners, 6 high-powered burner(s).
  • Grates: Cast iron, continuous.
  • Convection oven mode.
  • No high-temperature oven self-cleaning function.
  • Heavy, stainless steel construction; pro-style.
  • Oven racks did not extend smoothly.

Ratings Scorecard

Survey Results

Predicted Reliability

Predicted Reliability

Predicted brand reliability ratings are based on estimated problem rates for newly purchased pro-style 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 pro-style 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 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 Kucht KRG3618U is part of the Ranges test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Pro-style ranges models like the KRG3618U 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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