Updated 17 Sep 2015

Smeg

C6GMXA8

Snapshot: The Smeg C6GMXA8 is a freestanding electric oven with gas cooktop. But what’s its cooking like?

C6GMXA8
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$3799

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Test results

Overall score
75
Oven performance
?/10
Cooktop performance
?/10
Oven ease of use
?/10
Cooktop ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Oven performance is very good.
  • Cooktop performance is very good.
  • Oven and cooktop are OK to use.
  • Very good burner layout.
  • Grill tray rolls out smoothly and has stoppers.
  • Oven shelves roll out smoothly (if using telescopic runners) and have stoppers.
  • Door and inside glass panel can be removed for cleaning.
  • Has a storage compartment.
  • Comes with wok and small pot trivets.
  • Has flame-failure protection.

But

  • No shield in front of grill element.
  • Grill element can’t be lowered for easy cleaning.
  • Only OK visibility through oven door.
  • Reflective glass door smudges easily.
  • Cooktop burner surround is aluminium and can be difficult to clean.
  • No catalytic liners.
  • Controls can be reached by children.
  • Comparatively 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
8.0
Roast chicken
9.0
Scones
9.5
Meringues
9.0
Toast
9.0
White sauce
9.0
Rice
7.0
Melting chocolate
10.0
Stir-frying
8.0

Model

Avg price
$3799
Cooktop type
Gas

Specifications

Internal useable volume (L)
62
External HxWxD (cm)
915 x 598 x 598
Internal HxWxD (cm)
321 x 465 x 415
Width (cm)
60
Oven running costs ($/yr)
$30
Oven shelves/trays
2/1
Storage compartment
Pyrolytic self-cleaning
×
Catalytic liner
No
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
-

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