Updated 28 Feb 2017

Westinghouse

WLE626WA

Snapshot: The Westinghouse WLE626WA is a freestanding electric oven with an electric coil cooktop and an internal volume of 62L. But what’s its cooking like?

WLE626WA
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$1449

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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 performance is excellent.
  • Grill performance is good.
  • Cooktop performance is very good.
  • Oven is easy to use.
  • Cooktop is OK to use.
  • Element layout is good (both large elements at the front).
  • 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).
  • Has storage drawer.

But

  • No telescopic runners.
  • No catalytic liners or pyrolytic self-cleaning function.
  • Coil elements can be fiddly to clean.

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
8.0
Scones
9.0
Meringues
9.0
Toast
8.0
White sauce
8.0
Rice
9.0
Melting chocolate
10.0
Stir-frying
7.5

Model

Avg price
$1449
Cooktop type
Radiant coil

Specifications

Internal useable volume (L)
62
External HxWxD (cm)
1145 x 596 x 617
Internal HxWxD (cm)
310 x 480 x 420
Width (cm)
60
Oven running costs ($/yr)
$31
Oven shelves/trays
2/1
Storage compartment
Pyrolytic self-cleaning
×
Catalytic liner
No
Telescopic runners
No
Cooktop surface
Enamel
Dual elements
No
Cooktop residual heat indicator
No

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
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Availability
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