Cuisinart Convection Steam CSO-300N toaster oven

This Cuisinart 1875 watt toaster ovens was Very Good in overall performance, and has

  • dial and pushbutton controls
  • a temperature range of 125-500
  • digital display,
  • convection oven,
  • and the following additional functions: convection bake, steam bake, broil, steam broil, steam, super steam, bread,warm.
  • additional features & accessories: fits a 4.5 lb chicken, interior light


The Cuisinart Convection Steam CSO-300N is part of the Toaster & Toaster Oven test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Toaster & Toaster Oven models like the Convection Steam CSO-300N are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Reheat: An indication on how well the toaster oven reheats lasagna.

Baking: Reflects how evenly each model baked a batch of muffins and cookies.

Color range: How well the toasters or toaster ovens produced a range of light to dark toast.


Large oven Large oven If the interior of the oven is >0.5 cubic feet and the exterior is >1.55 cubic feet
Low oven height Low oven height Low oven height indicates an oven height that is too short to fit larger items such as a chicken
Number of slices Number of slices How many slices of toast the toaster oven can hold.
Number of rack positions Number of rack positions How many rack positions the toaster oven has.
Pizza size Pizza size Largest pizza size the toaster oven can hold (per manufacturer)
12 in
Additional features & accessories Additional features & accessories Any accessories or other features not listed.
Fits a 4.5 lb chicken, interior light


Convection oven Convection oven Convection mode uses a fan to circulate air during baking or roasting.
Controls Controls Indicates the type of controls the toaster oven has.
Dial and pushbutton
Wattage Wattage How many watts the manufacturer claims
Temperature range Temperature range Indicates the temperature range the toaster oven offers
Digital display Digital display If the toaster oven has a digital display or not
Dimensions (HxWxD) Dimensions The height, width and depth of the toaster oven, in inches.
11 x 20 x 15
Interior dimensions HxWxD Interior dimensions HxWxD Interior dimension of a toaster oven to the full inch.
5 x 12 x 12
Additional functions Additional functions Other functions besides toasting such as baking, broiling, proofing, etc.
Convection bake, steam bake, broil, steam broil, steam, super steam, bread,warm
Warranty Warranty The length of time the toaster oven is covered by its manufacturer for defects or repairs.
3 yr