10 of the Best Gas Cooktops on the Market in 2021
They say the kitchen is the heart of a home. In that case, the cooktop is the heart of any kitchen.
Cooktops are incredibly versatile, and often house and heat all sorts of pots and pans used when preparing a meal. Choosing the perfect cooktop for you will often involve decisions around size, how many burners you’ll want, and what type of cooktop you’ll want – gas, induction, ceramic or electric?
There are plenty of advantages to using a natural gas cooktop; including precise temperature control, sophisticated safety features, almost-instant response and heating when turned on, and how easy they are to clean.
So, if you’re eager to include a natural gas cooktop within your kitchen design, build or upgrade, we’ve compiled 10 of the best gas cooktops available in 2021 to help. Happy shopping!
1. Miele HR1124G Freestanding Gas Range
This 30-inch freestanding cooktop is jam-packed with plenty of special features, including a DirectSelect dial operation display, an internal self-cleaning feature, even heat distribution thanks to a TwinPower feature, and four powerful burners that provide plenty of space for cooking.
2. Bosch PPS9A6B90A
With 9 precise, adjustable power levels, this Bosch cooktop utilises FlameSelect technology to ensure an accurate and consistent cooking experience. Plus, its sleek, tempered-glass design fits perfectly within any modern kitchen.
3. KitchenAid KSGB900ESS Slide-In Gas Range
If you’re an avid baker hoping to combine your gas cooktop with a high-quality oven, this KitchenAid model may be the perfect choice for you. It’s loaded with useful features that can customise your cooking experience, including a baking drawer, a digital touchpad control panel, 11 cooking modes and five powerful burners.
4. Electrolux EHG953SA/EHG953BA
This impressive, 5 burner glass cooktop features an innovative wok burner, convenient electronic ignition, a Flame Failure Safety Device and a useful dual gas valve. It’s also incredibly easy to clean and maintain.
5. Samsung NX58R6631ST Freestanding Gas Range
This 5.8 cubic feet freestanding appliance features illuminated knobs that’ll let you know if your cooktop is on from a distance, an 18,000 BTU power burner perfect for boiling water quickly, and a fingerprint-resistant surface that helps reduce smudges and makes cleaning your stovetop simple.
6. Frigidaire Gallery FGGH3047VF Gas Range with Air Fry
Air fryers are one of this year’s most popular trends amongst foodies, so this combination oven with air fry and stovetop is a great way to incorporate healthier and lighter meals into your weekly cooking routine. This 5 burner range also offers a 30 minute Steam Clean, a Quick Preheat function, and Smudge-Proof Stainless Steel that cleans easily and resists fingerprints.
7. Whirlpool WFG505M0BS Freestanding Gas Range
Featuring a range of custom broil settings, a SpillGuard upswept cooktop, sealed burners and a hidden bake element to make cleaning simple, this 5.1 cubic feet Whirlpool appliance offers accurate temperature settings and plenty of space to cook within different pots and pans.
8. BlueStar RNB304Bv2 RNB Series Range
Handcrafted in Pennsylvania, this newly designed range from BlueStar features extensive customisation options, a precise 130 degrees simmer burner, an extra-large convection oven and an integrated wok cooking section. It’s also available in more than 1,000 colours and finishes – so you’ll be able to design your own, truly unique appliance.
9. Smeg PGA64
Featuring 4 burners and cast iron trivets to protect your cooktop from scratches and scrapes, this cooktop from popular brand Smeg allows for a convenient and speedy cooking experience thanks to its multi-use burners, precise temperature settings and flame failure safety device should anything go awry.
10. GE Profile PGS930SELSS Smart Slide-In Front-Control Gas Range
This comprehensive range is a popular option for avid cooks hoping to upgrade their appliances. It features an edge-to-edge cooktop, a WiFi connect option to control your oven’s functions from a smartphone app, a dual purpose centre burner, an internal temperature probe, Steam Clean option for the oven, and an extra-large reversible cast iron grill.