Updated 17 Apr 2018

Whirlpool

AKZM755IX

Snapshot: The Whirlpool AKZM755IX single oven has pyrolytic self-cleaning. But how did it perform in our test kitchen?

AKZM755IX
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$1896

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Test results

Overall score
76
Oven performance
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Toast
?/10
Scones
?/10
Roast chicken
?/10

Good points

  • Very good oven performance.
  • OK to use.
  • Oven shelves move out smoothly and have stoppers.
  • Grill element can be lowered for easy cleaning.
  • Fingerprint-resistant stainless steel exterior is easy to clean.
  • Has pyrolytic self-cleaning.
  • Has a child lock.

But

  • Electronic dial controls can be tricky to use initially, you’ll need to refer to instruction manual.
  • Need to press 'confirm' button to commence function and heat setting.
  • No separate grill tray supplied.
  • Visibility though the oven door is just OK.
  • Shelves can tilt with a heavy load.
  • No telescopic runners.
  • Small safety shield on grill element but element is still exposed.
  • Glass exterior shows fingerprints and smudges.
  • Gap between door and glass can trap condensation and spills.
  • Some baked on blackened areas difficult to remove from oven surface.
  • Thin door handle, can be uncomfortable to grip.

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
$1896
Type
Single oven
Width
Standard (600mm)

More test results (/10)

Meringues
9.5
Pizza
8.5

Specifications

External HxWxD (mm)
595 x 595 x 564
Internal usable dimensions (HxWxD, mm)
330 x 470 x 410
Annual running costs
$28
Usable volume (L)
64
Shelves
2
Shelf positions
5

Functions

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

Features

Clock
Yes
Timer
Yes
Baking tray
1
Smokeless grill tray
No
Telescopic runners
No
Child lock
Yes (controls)
Pyrolytic self-cleaning
Yes
Catalytic liners
No

More Info

Notes
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Availability
Exclusive to Mitre 10.
Price surveyed
March 2018