Updated 18 Aug 2017

Westinghouse

WHG645WA

Snapshot: The Westinghouse WHG645WA gas cooktop has 4 burners and flame-failure protection. How well does it cook?

WHG645WA
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$799

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Test results

Overall score
84
Cooking performance
?/10
White sauce
?/10
Rice
?/10
Stir-fry
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Very good cooking performance.
  • Good results in our rice test.
  • Excellent results in our white-sauce test.
  • Excellent results in our stir-fry test.
  • Easy to use.
  • White enamel surface is easy to keep clean.
  • Has flame-failure protection (the gas shuts off).
  • Very good burner layout (wok and simmer burners are at the front).
  • Has a wok trivet.
  • Controls located on the side so are less accessible to small children.

But

  • Only three pots fit comfortably at once.

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
$799
Type
Gas

More test results (/10)

Chocolate-melting
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Specifications

Dimensions (WxD, cm)
60 x 54
Number of elements, burners or cooking zones
4
Cooktop surface material
Enamel
Control position
RS
Trivet material
Cast iron
Cut-out dimensions (WxD, cm)
57 x 49

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

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Availability

Limited availability, by special order only.