Updated 25 Oct 2017

Falcon

Classic Deluxe CDL90DF

Snapshot: The Falcon Classic deluxe CDL90DFFBL/CH is a freestanding electric stove with a 51L internal volume and gas cooktop. But what’s its cooking like?

Classic Deluxe CDL90DF
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$7195

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Test results

Overall score
81
Oven performance
?/10
Cooktop performance
?/10
Oven ease of use
?/10
Cooktop ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Oven, grill and cooktop performance are excellent.
  • Oven and cooktop are OK to use.
  • Cooktop layout is very good (simmer and wok burners at front).
  • Grill element in separate grill compartment has a shield.
  • Grill and oven shelves roll out smoothly and have stoppers.
  • Has main oven, tall oven, and grill compartments.
  • Enamel exterior is easy to clean.

But

  • No shield over grill element in main compartment.
  • No telescopic runners in main oven.
  • Borderline visibility through small window in oven door.
  • Catalytic liners provide only OK coverage.
  • Controls at front (so can be reached by children).
  • Very expensive.

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
10.0
Roast chicken
9.0
Scones
9.5
Meringues
9.0
Toast
9.0
White sauce
9.0
Rice
8.5
Melting chocolate
10.0
Stir-frying
9.5

Model

Avg price
$7195
Cooktop type
Gas

Specifications

Internal useable volume (L)
51
External HxWxD (cm)
905-930 x 900 x 668
Internal HxWxD (cm)
Main oven 310 x 460 x 360
Tall oven 520 x 290 x 370
Width (cm)
90
Oven running costs ($/yr)
$38
Oven shelves/trays
2/2 (main oven) 4/- (tall fan oven) 1 grill tray with insert, 1 baking tray for the Handyrack (main oven)
Storage compartment
×
Pyrolytic self-cleaning
×
Catalytic liner
Yes - main oven only
Telescopic runners
1 (grill compartment only)
Cooktop surface
Enamel
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
-