Updated 25 Oct 2017

Bosch

HGD74W455A

Snapshot: The Bosch HGD74W455A is a freestanding electric stove with a 60L internal volume and gas cooktop. But what’s its cooking like?

HGD74W455A
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$2399

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Test results

Overall score
80
Oven performance
?/10
Cooktop performance
?/10
Oven ease of use
?/10
Cooktop ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Oven, grill and cooktop performance is very good.
  • Oven and cooktop are both easy to use.
  • Cooktop layout is very good (simmer and wok burners at front).
  • Grill element has a shield.
  • Grill and oven shelves roll out smoothly and have stoppers.
  • Has a smokeless grill tray.
  • Has 2 sets of telescopic runners.
  • Excellent visibility through oven door.
  • Catalytic liners provide excellent coverage.
  • Has storage compartment.

But

  • Stainless steel exterior can show smudges.
  • Controls at front (so can be reached by children).

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
9.5
Roast chicken
9.0
Scones
8.8
Meringues
9.0
Toast
8.0
White sauce
8.0
Rice
7.0
Melting chocolate
10.0
Stir-frying
8.0

Model

Avg price
$2399
Cooktop type
Gas

Specifications

Internal useable volume (L)
60
External HxWxD (cm)
900 x 600 x 600
Internal HxWxD (cm)
300 x 480 x 420
Width (cm)
90
Oven running costs ($/yr)
$37
Oven shelves/trays
2/4
Storage compartment
Pyrolytic self-cleaning
×
Catalytic liner
Yes
Telescopic runners
Yes (2)
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
-