Updated 15 Feb 2018

Bosch

PXE875DC1E

Snapshot: The Bosch PXE875DC1E induction cooktop has 4 cooking zones, which can be configured as a flexi-zone. How well does it cook?

PXE875DC1E
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$3588

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Test results

Overall score
86
Cooking performance
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
White sauce
?/10
Rice
?/10
Stir-fry
?/10

Good points

  • An excellent performer.
  • Excellent results in our white sauce test.
  • Excellent results in our rice test.
  • Very good results in our stir-fry test.
  • Easy to use.
  • Has 4 cooking zones in a range of sizes (can be configured as a flexi-zone).
  • Good cooking zone layout (small zone at front, large zone at rear, flexi-zone on left side).
  • Accommodates all cooking zones at the same time.
  • A sensor automatically controls the temperature to ensure optimal frying results.

But

  • Cooking zone dimensions are not well marked out.

How we test

Overall score is based on:

Cooking performance (60%): We conduct 3 tests to assess the performance of the cooktops:

White sauce on the smallest element with the lowest setting:
This tests the cooktop’s ability to perform at a low temperature for a long time.

White rice on the medium-sized element:
This tests the “turndown” capacity of the element (starting on a high heat and reducing to a simmer) and whether it can maintain a suitable heat at the lowest temperature setting.

Beef and vegetable stir-fry on the large element:
This tests whether the cooktop can deliver continuous high heat.

If a cooktop has a flexi-zone, we test how evenly the heat is distributed. This doesn’t contribute to the performance score.

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 a January 2018 survey.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$3588
Type
Induction

More test results (/10)

Chocolate-melting
n/a

Specifications

Dimensions (WxD, cm)
82 x 53
Number of elements, burners or cooking zones
4
Cooktop surface material
Ceramic glass
Control position
Touch
Trivet material
n/a
Cut-out dimensions (WxD, cm)
n/a

Features

Touch controls
Yes
Flame-failure protection
n/a
Timer
Yes
Child lock
Yes
Automatic switch-off
Yes
Dual- or multi-element
n/a
Flexi-zones
Yes
Auto heat-up
Yes
Power boost
Yes
Keep-warm function
Yes
Safety sensors
Yes
Residual-heat indicator
Yes
Overflow protection
Yes
Pan detection
Yes

More Info

Availability

-

Notes

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