Updated 7 Aug 2018

Miele

H 6860BPX

Snapshot: The Miele H 6860BPX single oven has pyrolytic self-cleaning. But how did it perform in our test kitchen?

H 6860BPX
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$8499

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Test results

Overall score
86
Oven performance
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Toast
?/10
Scones
?/10
Roast chicken
?/10

Good points

  • Excellent for baking.
  • Excellent for grilling.
  • Easy to use.
  • Has very easy to use touch controls.
  • Visibility through the oven door is very good.
  • Grill element can be lowered for easy cleaning.
  • Has a smokeless grill tray.
  • Has pyrolytic self-cleaning.
  • Can remove door and glass for easy cleaning.
  • Has a child lock.
  • Has 1 set of telescopic runners (easy to install).
  • Cooling fan can be timer or temperature controlled.

But

  • No shield in front of grill element.
  • Tray and oven shelves roll out loosely and can be accidentally pulled all the way out (even though they have stoppers).
  • Gap between door and glass can trap condensation and spills.
  • Touch controls may not respond if moisture and grease are on the controls.
  • Difficult to view food cooking on top shelf.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Oven performance (60%): Based on toast, scones, meringues, roast chicken and pizza.
Ease of use (40%): Evaluated controls and displays, ease of using the grill and oven shelves, replacing light bulbs, and cleaning.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$8499
Type
Single oven
Width
Standard (600mm)

More test results (/10)

Meringues
10
Pizza
9.0

Specifications

External HxWxD (mm)
596 x 595 x 569
Internal usable dimensions (HxWxD, mm)
360 x 480 x 420
Annual running costs
$37
Usable volume (L)
73
Shelves
2
Shelf positions
5

Functions

Classic bake
Yes
Fan grill
Yes
Pizza mode or bottom element with fan
Yes
Fan assisted
No
Fan forced
Yes
Bottom element only
Yes
Grill only
Yes
Half grill
Yes
Defrost
Yes
Warm mode
Yes

Features

Clock
Yes
Timer
Yes
Baking tray
2
Smokeless grill tray
Yes
Telescopic runners
Yes
Child lock
Yes (controls)
Pyrolytic self-cleaning
Yes
Catalytic liners
No

More Info

Notes
-
Availability
-
Price surveyed
June 2018