Updated 27 Apr 2016

Westinghouse

WVEP618S

Snapshot: The Westinghouse WVEP618S single oven has pyrolytic self-cleaning. But how did it perform in our test kitchen?

WVEP618S
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$3039

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Test results

Overall score
87
Oven performance
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Toast
?/10
Scones
?/10
Roast chicken
?/10

Good points

  • Excellent oven performance.
  • Very easy to use.
  • Has very easy-to-use touch controls.
  • Cooking functions have pre-set temperatures and are easy to adjust.
  • Grill tray rolls out smoothly into shelf support and has stoppers.
  • Grill element has a shield.
  • Grill element can be lowered for easy cleaning.
  • Has a smokeless grill tray.
  • Visibility through the oven door is excellent.
  • Has pyrolytic self-cleaning.
  • The stainless-steel exterior is fingerprint-resistant (so it’s easy to clean).
  • Has a child lock for door and controls.

But

  • No telescopic runners.
  • Cooling fan during pyrolitic cleaning is noisy.

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
$3039
Type
Single oven
Width
Standard (600mm)

More test results (/10)

Meringues
10.0
Pizza
9.0
Overall steaming
n/a
Boiled eggs
n/a
Fish, rice and vegetables
n/a
Steamed pudding
n/a

Specifications

External HxWxD (mm)
597 x 596 x 573
Internal useable dimensions (HxWxD, mm)
315 x 470 x 415
Annual running costs
$29
Useable volume (L)
63
Shelves
2
Shelf positions
7
Tank capacity (L)
n/a

Functions

Classic bake
Fan grill
Pizza mode or bottom element with fan
Fan assisted
Fan forced
Bottom element only
Grill only
Half grill
Defrost
Warm mode
×
Bread baking
n/a
Steam reheat
n/a
Steam only
n/a
Succession cooking
n/a

Features

Clock
Yes
Timer
Yes
Baking tray
3
Smokeless grill tray
Yes
Telescopic runners
No
Child lock
Yes (for door and controls)
Pyrolytic self-cleaning
Yes
Catalytic liners
No

More Info

Notes
-
Availability
-

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