Updated 28 Feb 2017

Westinghouse

WLE547WA

Snapshot: The Westinghouse WLE547WA is a freestanding electric oven with a radiant ceramic cooktop and an internal volume of 60L. But what’s its cooking like?

WLE547WA
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$1498

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Test results

Overall score
79
Oven performance
?/10
Cooktop performance
?/10
Oven ease of use
?/10
Cooktop ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Oven performance is excellent.
  • Grill performance is good.
  • Cooktop performance is very good.
  • Oven is easy to use.
  • Cooktop is OK to use.
  • Oven shelves roll out smoothly and have stoppers.
  • Grill element has a shield.
  • Door and inside glass can be removed for cleaning.
  • Very good visibility through oven door.
  • Controls located on back panel (can’t be reached by children).

But

  • Element layout just OK (small and large hotplate at the back).
  • No telescopic runners.
  • No catalytic liners or pyrolytic self-cleaning function.
  • Limited cooking functions (fan-forced baking and grilling only).

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
9.5
Meringues
9.5
Toast
7.5
White sauce
9.5
Rice
8.0
Melting chocolate
10.0
Stir-frying
6.0

Model

Avg price
$1498
Cooktop type
Radiant ceramic

Specifications

Internal useable volume (L)
60
External HxWxD (cm)
1150 x 540 x 620
Internal HxWxD (cm)
300 x 480 x 420
Width (cm)
54
Oven running costs ($/yr)
$35
Oven shelves/trays
1/1
Catalytic liner
×
Pyrolytic self-cleaning
×
Telescopic runners
no
Storage compartment
×
Cooktop surface
Ceramic
Dual elements
no
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
-