Updated 12 Aug 2016

Ariston

PK640RGHAUS

Snapshot: The Ariston PK640RGHAUS gas cooktop has 4 burners and flame-failure protection. How well does it cook?

PK640RGHAUS
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$897

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Test results

Overall score
85
Cooking performance
?/10
White sauce
?/10
Rice
?/10
Stir-fry
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Excellent cooking performance.
  • Very good results in our rice test.
  • Excellent results in our white sauce and stir-fry tests.
  • Easy to use.
  • Has flame-failure protection.
  • Good burner layout (a diamond shape with the wok centre right).
  • Four pots fit comfortably at once.
  • Good pan support on all burners.

But

  • A small child could reach the controls.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Cooking performance (60%): Assesses performance of the simmer-burner, medium-sized burner and wok burner.

Ease of use (40%): Rates the ease of using the controls, ease of cleaning, and the user-friendliness of the cooktop layout.

Price is based on an August 2017 survey.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$897
Type
Gas

More test results (/10)

Chocolate-melting
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Specifications

Dimensions (WxD, cm)
65 x 51
Number of elements, burners or cooking zones
4
Cooktop surface material
Stainless steel
Control position
Front
Trivet material
Cast iron
Cut-out dimensions (WxD, cm)
56 x 48

Features

Touch controls
No
Flame-failure protection
Yes
Timer
n/a
Child lock
No
Automatic switch-off
n/a
Dual- or multi-element
n/a
Flexi-zones
n/a
Auto heat-up
n/a
Power boost
n/a
Keep-warm function
n/a
Safety sensors
n/a
Residual-heat indicator
n/a
Overflow protection
n/a
Pan detection
n/a

More Info

Availability

-

Notes

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