Updated 28 Feb 2017

Smeg

C6CMXA8

Snapshot: The Smeg C6CMXA8 is a freestanding electric oven with radiant ceramic cooktop and an internal volume of 63L. But what’s its cooking like?

C6CMXA8
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$4699

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Test results

Overall score
76
Oven performance
?/10
Cooktop performance
?/10
Oven ease of use
?/10
Cooktop ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Oven and grill performance are excellent.
  • Cooktop performance is very good.
  • Oven and cooktop are OK to use.
  • Element layout is good (large element at front, small at the back).
  • Grill tray rolls out smoothly but only half-way.
  • Oven shelves roll out smoothly on telescopic runners and have stoppers.
  • Door and inside glass can be removed for cleaning.
  • Has “vapour clean” function.
  • Has storage drawer.

But

  • No shield in front of grill element.
  • Poor visibility through oven door.
  • Controls at front (so can be reached by children).
  • Expensive to buy.

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
9.0
Meringues
9.0
Toast
9.0
White sauce
8.0
Rice
9.0
Melting chocolate
10.0
Stir-frying
6.0

Model

Avg price
$4699
Cooktop type
Radiant ceramic

Specifications

Internal useable volume (L)
63
External HxWxD (cm)
915 x 598 x 598
Internal HxWxD (cm)
320 x 470 x 420
Width (cm)
60
Oven running costs ($/yr)
$35
Oven shelves/trays
2/1
Storage compartment
Pyrolytic self-cleaning
×
Catalytic liner
No
Telescopic runners
Yes (1)
Cooktop surface
Ceramic
Dual elements
Yes
Cooktop residual heat indicator
Yes

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
-