Updated 14 Sep 2017

Electrolux

EMF2527BA

Snapshot: The Electrolux EMF2527BA is a benchtop combination microwave with 5 power levels, auto cook and auto reheat. How well does it cook and grill?

EMF2527BA
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$1049

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Test results

Overall score
80
Cooking performance
?/10
Cooking broccoli
?/10
Defrosting mince
?/10
Defrosting chicken
?/10
Reheating quiche
?/10

Good points

  • Excellent at microwave cooking.
  • Good at combination cooking.
  • Very good at convection cooking and grilling.
  • Easy to use.
  • Good visibility through door.
  • Digital display is bright and clear.
  • Audio feedback when using the controls.
  • Good selection of auto-cook and auto-reheat programmes.
  • Comes with grill rack for high and low grilling.

But

  • Firm pressure required to open door.
  • Difficult to clean around exposed grill element.
  • No multi-stage cooking.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Cooking performance (70%)
The cooking performance score is based on defrosting, cooking and reheating.

Ease of use (30%)
The ease of use score assesses ease of using controls, ease of cleaning, and visibility through the door during cooking.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$1049

More test results (/10)

Grilling toast
8.5
Scones
8.5
Roast chicken
7.0
Pizza
7.5
Microwave
9.0
Combination
7.3
Grill
8.5
Convection
8.5
Ease of use
7.2

Specifications

Capacity (L)
23
Wattage
900
External WxHxD (cm)
52 x 33 x 46
Useable internal WxHxD (cm)
33 x 20 x 35
Useable shelf/turntable diameter (cm)
30
Number of power levels
5
Running costs ($/year)
$11.21
Standby energy costs ($/year)
$1.89

Features

Sensor cook
×
Sensor reheat
×
Auto cook
Auto reheat
Yes
Grill
Quick start
Adjust time during cooking
Delayed start
×
Multi-stage cooking
×
Standalone timer
Stainless steel exterior
Inverter
×

More Info

Notes
Technically the same as the built-in EMB2527BA but some dimensions are different.
Availability
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