Essential Guide of Cooktops – September 2020 Edition

Looking to find the best Cooktops?

We researched 25 Cooktops, tested 7, and we have done 19 hours of research. The best Cooktops doesn’t have to be complicated to be great. Our first pick is exactly that. No more, no less. It also costs less than any other products we tested.

The best

No. 1
Frigidaire FGGC3645QB - Frigidaire Gallery 36 Gas Cooktop in Black
  • Continuous Cast Iron Grates
  • Express-Select Control Knobs
  • 450 to 18,000-BTU Center Burner

Intro

Here’s your guide to choosing the best Cooktops. As there is a great number of models with varying prices, you may find it difficult to figure out which one is right for you. For this reason, we decided to make a top 10 of the Cooktops of different brands and prices based on the best value for money. This ranking was created to help you find the best Cooktops depending on your needs and budgets. Our selection criteria are provided to give you a complete picture of the items offered. Get ready to find the Cooktops that’s right for you!

Our picks

No. 1
Frigidaire FGGC3645QB - Frigidaire Gallery 36 Gas Cooktop in Black
  • Continuous Cast Iron Grates
  • Express-Select Control Knobs
  • 450 to 18,000-BTU Center Burner
SaleNo. 3
Empava IDC12B2 Horizontal Electric Stove Induction Cooktop with 2 Burners in Black Vitro Ceramic Smooth...
  • The USA & Canada ETL Certified Electric Stove Induction Cooktop designed and engineered in the USA by Empava Appliances with 2 Years US Based Manufacturer Warranty.
  • The flawless Empava smooth tempered glass surface allows for effortless cleanup, manufactured without the release of hazardous metals into the ground and withstands intense heat without cracking or...
  • Hot Surface indicator - An "H" will appear in the surface cooking area display let you know when elements are hot to the touch with just a glance. Pan size sensor heats the element to the size of your...
  • 9 Temperature level settings (120°F to 460°F) , 8 Power Level settings from 300W to 1800W on Left Burner, 6 Power Level settings from 300W to 1300W on Right Burner power sharing. It has a heating level...
  • 1-179 minutes timer mode will help you to cook perfectly and accurately. Our induction cooktop can control the cooking time precisely for you. You can set induction cooktop to turn the cooking zone off...

Why you should trust us

This guide represents more than 10 years of experience in researching, testing, and writing about many subject. Our people are experts in all of their fields.
We alors spent 19 hours reading any article we could find on the internet and all the customer reviews at various retailer sites such as those of Amazon, Home Depot or Wallmart. We found many website that was a valuable resource with involved buying guides and detailed Cooktops information.
As for me, I’m very familiar with the Cooktops since I got it from 3 years.

Top 10

No. 1
Frigidaire FGGC3645QB - Frigidaire Gallery 36 Gas Cooktop in Black
  • Continuous Cast Iron Grates
  • Express-Select Control Knobs
  • 450 to 18,000-BTU Center Burner
SaleNo. 3
Empava IDC12B2 Horizontal Electric Stove Induction Cooktop with 2 Burners in Black Vitro Ceramic Smooth...
  • The USA & Canada ETL Certified Electric Stove Induction Cooktop designed and engineered in the USA by Empava Appliances with 2 Years US Based Manufacturer Warranty.
  • The flawless Empava smooth tempered glass surface allows for effortless cleanup, manufactured without the release of hazardous metals into the ground and withstands intense heat without cracking or...
  • Hot Surface indicator - An "H" will appear in the surface cooking area display let you know when elements are hot to the touch with just a glance. Pan size sensor heats the element to the size of your...
  • 9 Temperature level settings (120°F to 460°F) , 8 Power Level settings from 300W to 1800W on Left Burner, 6 Power Level settings from 300W to 1300W on Right Burner power sharing. It has a heating level...
  • 1-179 minutes timer mode will help you to cook perfectly and accurately. Our induction cooktop can control the cooking time precisely for you. You can set induction cooktop to turn the cooking zone off...
SaleNo. 4
Duxtop Portable Induction Cooktop, Countertop Burner Induction Hot Plate with LCD Sensor Touch 1800 Watts,...
  • 【PORTABLE INDUCTION BURNER】Duxtop induction cooktop uses 110/120V 15 amp electrical outlet–standard in all North American homes. ETL listed and built to North American electrical standards. It is...
  • 【HIGH ENERGY EFFICIENCY】 Choose from 20 preset power levels (100W to 1800W) and 20 preset temperature level settings (100°F to 460°F). With an 83% energy efficiency, induction burner is more...
  • 【DIGITAL LCD SENSOR】Touch control panel: child safety lock keeps the cooking and timer settings from being accidentally changed once they have been set; fast boil button; keep warm button (for 1-30...
  • 【COMPATIBLE WITH MAGNETIC COOKWARE】 In order to use this and any other induction stove, you need to use cookware with a magnetic bottom. The auto-pan detection will shut the unit off automatically...
  • 【100% SATISFACTION】Although induction itself is a noiseless process, there may be high pitched sounds from the cookware due to multiple layers of metals sandwiched together. Please allow the induction...
SaleNo. 5
Electric Cooktop, ECOTOUCH Radiant Cooktop 4 Burner Smoothtop Electric Cooktop 30" Built in Electric Stove...
  • {Powerful Electric Cooktop} Along with 2 expandable elements, the electric cooktop 4 burners reaches high power output of 6800W: 1200W+1200W+ 1100W/2000W(Dual) +1200W/2400W(Dual), which meets all cooking...
  • {Perfect Electric Cooktop Design} Modern sleek black smoothtop cooktop with built-in design, ECOTOUCH electric cooktop stove offers space-saving option for your lovely kitchenette, also a quite easy...
  • {Easy Control Electric Cooktop} Instead of changing setting step by step, you could achieve precise power and timer settings by sliding finger over the 1-9 level buttons. 1-99min Timer and Continue/Pause...
  • {Safe Radiant Cooktop} Applied with multiple safety devices, such as Over-heating Protection, Hot Surface Indicator, Child Lock and Auto-Shutoff. Strict test during manufacturing, approval by ETL and...
  • {User Friendly Electric Cooktop} Comes 4.9ft premium conduited power cord fixed to the electric cooktop, DIY installation with basic handy skills. Perfectly well packed and avoids any damage during...
SaleNo. 6
Double Induction Cooktop - Portable 120V Portable Digital Ceramic Dual Burner w/ Kids Safety Lock - Works with...
  • TWO HEATING ZONES: This Professional Digital Countertop Dual Induction Cooker by NutriChef is equipped with 2 Circular Top Panel Heating Zones with Independent Configurable Temperature Zone Setting & a...
  • MULTIPLE COOKING MODE: Switch from one cooking mode to another w/ just one press. This has a manual cooking function with fry, steam, & water mode for easy cooking, & an automatic warm function which keeps...
  • LOCK FUNCTION: This product is also equipped with a Built in Child Safety Lock which locks all the operating buttons of the cooktop to protect the little ones from injuries such as scalding
  • ENERGY EFFICIENT: This heavy duty 120v Electric Induction cooktop cooks food by using electromagnets so no heat is lost between the cooking surface & the pot which makes it highly energy efficient & it...
  • COMPACT & VERSATILE: This double burner is compatible with steel, cast iron, enameled iron, stainless steel, flat bottom pan or pot w/ a diameter of 12 to 26 cm. Lightweight & compact, great for home /...
No. 7
Empava 36 Inch Electric Stove Induction Cooktop with 5 Power Boost Burners Smooth Surface Vitro Ceramic Glass...
  • The USA & Canada ETL Certified Electric Stove Induction Cooktop designed and engineered in the USA by Empava Appliances with 2 Years US Based Manufacturer Warranty.
  • The flawless Empava smooth tempered glass surface allows for effortless cleanup, manufactured without the release of hazardous metals into the ground and withstands intense heat without cracking or...
  • Hot Surface indicator - An "H" will appear in the surface cooking area display let you know when elements are hot to the touch with just a glance. Pan size sensor heats the element to the size of your...
  • Enjoy minimal cleanup with stain and heat discoloration resistant spills can’t burn onto the surface, easy-to-clean vitro ceramic smooth surface glass will provide you with a reliable cooktop for years...
  • 9 heat level settings allow range from melt to rapid boil, accurate and easy temperature changes at the touch of a button, boil, stew, fry, stir fry, switch from one mode to another as needed, get...
SaleNo. 8
Induction Cooktop 4 Burner ECOTOUCH Electric Cooktop Built-in Induction Cooker 24 inch, Induction Stove Top...
  • 【Induction Cooktop Built in】Sleek black finish, compact and Built-in design it is, the ECOTHOUCH induction cooktop 4 burner offers you a perfect option of attractive appearance for most counter tops....
  • 【Powerful Induction Cooktop】The ECOTOUCH induction cooktop is applied with 4 cooking burners,2x1500W & 2000W & 2200W (max), which coverts electricity into precise magnetic field, thus heat will be...
  • 【Highly Efficient Electric Cooktop】4 burners design makes it easy to cook various dishes at the same time and handle a big meal. An intuitive control panel allows you to set the specific power level...
  • 【Safe Induction Cooktop】 No flame or risk of gas leaking, comes with multiple safety protection: Child lock, Auto-pan detection, Over heating protection, Auto-switch off, Hot Surface Indicator and...
  • 【User Friendly Cooktop】Comes with direct instruction manual and 4 feet power cord fixed to the unit for easy installation, the induction stove top is fully covered by professional customer service....
No. 10
Frigidaire FGIC3666TB Gallery 36" Electric Induction Cooktop, Built-in 5-Burner, Vitroceramic Glass, Black
  • Dimensions: Exterior - 21-3/8" D x 36-3/4" W x 2-7/8" H | Cut-Out: 19-1/8" - 20-1/2" D x 33-7/8" - 36-1/8" W x 3-5/8" H
  • 36 in. induction cooktop from Frigidaire
  • Amazingly fast heat
  • Even heat distribution.Voltage:240 volts
  • Cooktop surface is easy to clean

How we tested

We search all the field to find the best Cooktops and all the type for it and get the best alternatives, priced decently, and easy to use. After that we tested all the main parameters we use : These things can separate the great Cooktops from the good.

  • Easy To use
  • Options
  • Quality
  • Longevity

How we picked

We search for all the field to find the best Cooktops and all the type for it and get the best alternatives, priced decently, and easy to use.
The main parameters we use : These things can separate the bad Cooktops from the good.

  • Price
  • Easy To use
  • Customer reviews
  • Quality
  • Longevity
  • Dimensions

Current Offers

SaleNo. 1
34” Gas Cooktop 5 Burners Gas Stove Stainless Steel Built-in/Counter Top LPG/NG Thermocouple Protection and...
  • 【LPG/NG Convertible】Both nozzles included. Nature gas (NG) nozzles are preset and can be replaced with liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) nozzles to meet your different needs. LPG and NG nozzles are not...
  • 【BUILT-IN / COUNTER TOP USE】The gas cooktop is designed easy to install, both built-in and cooktop available. Capable for multi-purpose such as RVs, small kitchen, and light cooking family outdoor use,...
  • 【SAFETY PERFORMANCE】Electronic ignition device, with standard 110 volt plug flame failure safety device and thermocouple flame extinguishing system, can ensure the automatic shut-off of gas without...
  • 【EFFORTLESS CLEANING】Stain and heat discoloration resistant stainless steel stove surface, corrosion-resistant and easy to clean. Sealed cooktop prevents spills overflowing. Durable anti melting metal...
  • 【SPECIFICATIONS】Product Dimensions: 33.86 inch L x 20.07 inch W x 4.72 inch H, 5 Burners: One triple ring burner 3.3KW/H, One Rapid burner 3KW/H, two Semi rapid burner 1.75KW/H, One Auxiliary burner...
SaleNo. 2
Electric Cooktop, thermomate 30 Inch Built-in Radiant Electric Stove Top, 240V Ceramic Electric Stove with 5...
  • 5 high power burners: Dual 2200W/1000W (7.9in/4.7in) +1800W (7.9in)+1800W (7.9in)+1200W (6.5in)+1200W(6.5in). Supplied with 4 feet (1.22 m) power cable, suitable for AC220-240V, rated power 7502-8929W...
  • 1 to 99 minutes timer, just set the power setting and timer, then let the electric stove top do the rest, and you can enjoy the leisure time and its excellent cooking performance.
  • 9 power setting for precise heating, can be used for braise, fry, deep fry, stir-fry, roast, and even boil water. Sensor touch control is easy to use for all family members. Features over-heating...
  • 2 inch super slim of a black glass modern design it takes up minimal space under the counter. The thermomate electric cook top with smooth vitro ceramic surface, effortless cleaning and durable use for...
  • Please verify the cooktop is the right size for you: Product size: 30.3" W x 20.5"D x 2.0"H, cut out size: 29.2" W x 19.3"D.
SaleNo. 3
CUSIMAX 1800W Ceramic Electric Hot Plate for Cooking, Dual Control Infrared Cooktop, Portable Countertop...
  • ❀[ALL TYPES OF COOKWARE]--CUSIMAX Ceramic Double Hot Plate is suitable for All Type of cooker. Pots and pans ranging to 7.1’’+7.1’’, including glass and aluminum and heats cookware efficiently...
  • ❀[CONVENIENT]--Great for every day use or as an extra cooking appliance in a busy kitchen. No stovetop required. Whether it's your home kitchen, apartment, RV, office or back garden, it can meet your...
  • ❀[2 BURNERS AND CONVENIENT]--Convenient Cooking in Smaller Spaces, cook food including warm sauces, decoct steak, grilled cheese, boil water, make soup, cook pasta and vegetables and do so much more.
  • ❀[SAFETY, EASY TO CLEAN, DURABLE]--Automatic safety shutoff function,temperature is regulated by a thermostat. Easy to clean durable ceramic cooktop. Stainless steel body built to withstand frequent use.
  • ❀[CUSTOMER SERVICE] --CUSIMAX offer a outstanding 30-day hassle-free return policy. All CUSIMAX products are covered by Product Liability Insurance of United States. For details, please refer to the...
SaleNo. 4
Duxtop Portable Induction Cooktop, Countertop Burner Induction Hot Plate with LCD Sensor Touch 1800 Watts,...
  • 【PORTABLE INDUCTION BURNER】Duxtop induction cooktop uses 110/120V 15 amp electrical outlet–standard in all North American homes. ETL listed and built to North American electrical standards. It is...
  • 【HIGH ENERGY EFFICIENCY】 Choose from 20 preset power levels (100W to 1800W) and 20 preset temperature level settings (100°F to 460°F). With an 83% energy efficiency, induction burner is more...
  • 【DIGITAL LCD SENSOR】Touch control panel: child safety lock keeps the cooking and timer settings from being accidentally changed once they have been set; fast boil button; keep warm button (for 1-30...
  • 【COMPATIBLE WITH MAGNETIC COOKWARE】 In order to use this and any other induction stove, you need to use cookware with a magnetic bottom. The auto-pan detection will shut the unit off automatically...
  • 【100% SATISFACTION】Although induction itself is a noiseless process, there may be high pitched sounds from the cookware due to multiple layers of metals sandwiched together. Please allow the induction...
SaleNo. 5
The Best Induction Burner Recipes on the Planet: 100 Easy Recipes for Your Portable Cooktop
  • Sanders, Ella (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 160 Pages - 11/13/2018 (Publication Date) - Castle Point Books (Publisher)

Conclusion

This guide is here to support you in your choice of Cooktops and is regularly updated so that you can make an informed selection. Nowadays, it’s not that easy to know about each and every product that’s on the market. So we hope that this comparison was able to help you with choosing the best Cooktops according to your criteria. Your comments are most welcome and they will help us improve the ranking.

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