Updated 17 Sep 2015

Ariston

A6TMC2 X AUS

Snapshot: The Ariston A6TMC2 X AUS is a freestanding electric oven with gas cooktop. How did it perform in our test kitchen?

A6TMC2 X AUS
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$1799

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Test results

Overall score
70
Oven performance
?/10
Cooktop performance
?/10
Oven ease of use
?/10
Cooktop ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Oven performance is good.
  • Cooktop performance is good.
  • Oven and cooktop are OK to use.
  • Very good burner layout.
  • Grill tray sits on oven shelf which rolls out smoothly and has stoppers if using the telescopic runners.
  • Oven shelves roll out smoothly and have stoppers.
  • Grill element has a shield.
  • Door can be removed for cleaning.
  • Very good visibility through oven door.
  • Has a storage drawer.
  • Comes with wok trivet.
  • Has flame-failure protection.

But

  • Grill tray can be accidently pulled all the way out if not using the telescopic runners.
  • Oven door must be open when grilling.
  • Reflective glass door smudges easily.
  • Catalytic liners provide only OK coverage.
  • Controls can be reached by children.
  • No clock.
  • Manual timer only.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Oven performance (25%)
Cooktop performance (25%)
Oven ease of use (25%)
Cooktop ease of use (25%)

Key data

Cooking test results (/10)

Pizza
7.5
Roast chicken
10.0
Scones
7.5
Meringues
8.0
Toast
3.0
White sauce
9.0
Rice
6.0
Melting chocolate
10.0
Stir-frying
6.0

Model

Avg price
$1799
Cooktop type
Gas

Specifications

Internal useable volume (L)
52
External HxWxD (cm)
930 x 595 x 595
Internal HxWxD (cm)
274 x 451 x 420
Width (cm)
60
Oven running costs ($/yr)
$30
Oven shelves/trays
2/-
Catalytic liner
Pyrolytic self-cleaning
×
Telescopic runners
yes (1)
Storage compartment
Cooktop surface
Stainless steel
Dual elements
n/a
Cooktop residual heat indicator
n/a

Functions

Conventional bake
Fan-forced baking
Fan-assisted baking
Bottom element + fan

Features

Grill
Half grill
×
Fan grill
Rapid heat
×
Warm
×
Defrost

More Info

Notes
-
Availability
Harvey Norman only.