Updated 25 Oct 2017

Bosch

HSB738357A

Snapshot: The Bosch  HSB738357A is a freestanding electric stove with a 103L internal volume and gas cooktop. But what’s its cooking like?

HSB738357A
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$3498

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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 and cooktop performance are excellent.
  • Grill performance is excellent.
  • Oven is easy to use.
  • Cooktop is OK 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 2 sets of telescopic runners.
  • Excellent visibility through oven door.
  • Catalytic liners provide good coverage.
  • Door can be removed for cleaning (but is fiddly to do so).
  • Has storage compartment.

But

  • No separate grill rack (universal shelf is used for grill rack).
  • 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
9.0
Roast chicken
9.0
Scones
8.5
Meringues
10.0
Toast
9.0
White sauce
9.0
Rice
10.0
Melting chocolate
10.0
Stir-frying
7.5

Model

Avg price
$3498
Cooktop type
Gas

Specifications

Internal useable volume (L)
103
External HxWxD (cm)
900 x 898 x 600
Internal HxWxD (cm)
340 x 720 x 420
Width (cm)
90
Oven running costs ($/yr)
$41
Oven shelves/trays
2/2
Storage compartment
Pyrolytic self-cleaning
×
Catalytic liner
Yes
Telescopic runners
Yes (1)
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
-