Gas stoves are even worse for the climate than previously thought — so much so that Los Angeles is banning most gas appliances in new homes and businesses. In doing so, California’s largest city joins more than 50 other cities and counties in the that have made moves to discourage or prohibit the use of gas ranges. (No timeline for the new rule has been announced.)
The good news is that many electric ranges cook food more evenly on low heat than gas-powered ranges do. Electric ranges tend to be easier to clean as well. And there’s never been a better time to buy an electric range: Many of the best electric ranges are on sale right now.
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We’ve found the best electric ranges from top-rated brands such as LG, Samsung, GE and more. Many of these kitchen appliances are smart, with included Wi-Fi and smartphone connectivity. These ranges offer the best new features, including air frying, rapid boiling and more. We’ve included models with induction cooktops, as well.
These must-have kitchen appliances fit a wide variety of budgets. Keep reading to shop the best electric ranges you can buy online.
Save $100 on this 6.3-cubic-foot LG electric range right now.
The smart LG home appliance is outfitted with five burners and includes an air-fryer function. The entire device can be controlled remotely using LG’s ThinQ App. Check the progress of your meal by knocking twice on the oven’s window to activate the interior light.
“Loving this stove,” wrote an LG customer who purchased the home appliance. “The features are amazing. The convection oven and air-fryer options are the best. The burners heat up fast.”
This 6.3-cubic-foot capacity LG smart induction range is outfitted with LEDs that display power levels next to each cooking element. Its induction elements heat super quickly and offer even cooking.
This range offers convection baking. Its heating element is mounted on the rear wall, instead of the bottom, for more even heat.
The entire device can be controlled remotely using LG’s ThinQ App.
“We love the range. It boils water much faster than gas and the top is so easy to keep clean,” wrote an LG customer who purchased the kitchen appliance.
Samsung’s Bespoke line lets you customize the appearance of your kitchen. Color coordinate your refrigerator with this electric range. Choose from the colors “navy steel” or “Tuscan steel.”
The fingerprint-resistant appliance features Samsung’s fastest burner ever (3600 W). The five-burner cooktop includes dual- and triple-ring burners for cooking with different-sized pots and pans.
This gas cooktop and electric oven duo is fully Wi-Fi-connected and voice-enabled. Use your phone to monitor your cooktop and set and adjust the cook time and temperature of your oven through Samsung’s SmartThings app.
This Samsung electric range is over $100 off right now.
The stainless-steel range features an air-fryer function (with no pre-heat) and a rapid boil burner. This electric range can be controlled remotely by your smart phone or compatible voice assistant.
A Samsung customer who purchased the range called it “easy to use.”
“I haven’t tried all of the features yet, but so far we are loving this range. it makes cooking so easy – faster heating time, being able to use the app,” they wrote.
Samsung’s Flex Duo lets you cook two dishes at different temperatures. The full oven can be split into two smaller units that can be heated independently.
This freestanding electric ranges features an air-fry function. It comes with an air-fry tray as well as a removable nonstick griddle.
The fingerprint-resistant Samsung smart range is fully Wi-Fi connected and voice enabled.
This Amana freestanding electric range features a ceramic cooktop surface, an extra-large viewing window and a storage drawer to hold cookie sheets, pots and pans. The appliance includes a Shabbat mode.
“I love how it looks, how it bakes and how it cooks,” wrote a Best Buy customer who purchased the Amana. “Features are great. Blended beautifully in my kitchen and it matched my countertops. Price met our budget.”
This freestanding GE electric range has a dual burner cooktop and an air fry mode. It also features a fast preheat, a fifth element warming zone and a self-cleaning mode with steam clean.
“Bought this range over a month ago and I love it!” wrote a Best Buy customer who purchased the GE appliance. “The convection bake cooks nice and even, no burnt spots. The power boil is fast and great if you’re short on time. It definitely heats up my food [more quickly] and more evenly than my old unit. Looks beautiful in my kitchen.”
Save $2,466 on this LG deluxe kitchen package right now.
The package includes a 24-cubic-foot smart counter-depth refrigerator, a smart dishwasher, a microwave and a smart electric slide-in range. You’ll also receive free in-home delivery.
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