Budget gas cooktop
The Maytag MGC4436BDW is less than half the cost of most 36-inch gas cooktops, and not surprisingly, has much more basic features. For example, it doesn't have continuous grates and the highest-powered burner delivers only 14,000 Btu (as compared to 18,000 Btu on the Thermador gas cooktop). However, it does have sealed burners and automatic re-ignition. Like other budget-priced cooktops, the Maytag is not included in professional tests, but it earns positive marks in user reviews. Owners say it performs well, although it may take time to master the dial controls. This cooktop is backed by a one-year warranty, and comes in white or black.
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