Updated 17 Apr 2018

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

$3199

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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
$3199
Type
Single oven
Width
Standard (600mm)

More test results (/10)

Meringues
10
Pizza
9.0

Specifications

External HxWxD (mm)
597 x 596 x 573
Internal usable dimensions (HxWxD, mm)
315 x 470 x 415
Annual running costs
$29
Usable volume (L)
63
Shelves
2
Shelf positions
7

Functions

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

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
-
Price surveyed
March 2018

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