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Kenmore Elite 95073

Est. $2,000
Reviewed
May 2014
by ConsumerSearch
Kenmore Elite 95073

Pros
  • Very responsive burners
  • Easy-to-use controls
  • Excellent self-cleaning cycle
Cons
  • Poor window visibility

Bottom line

The Kenmore Elite 95073 is an affordably priced range that offers all of the reliability of an induction range with some good standard convenience features as well. It features convection heating, a self-cleaning cycle and a warming drawer.

Performance

A top performer. The Kenmore Elite 95073 aces Good Housekeeping's stringent testing, outperforming even more expensive models at both stovetop and oven functions. Testers praise the range for distributing stovetop heat evenly and say the induction elements brought water to a boil rapidly. The convection oven also fares well in professional tests, where it did an exceptional job of baking multiple sheets of cookies and cakes -- even shaving time off the required cooking time. In addition to convection heating, the 95073 offers keep-warm, slow-cook and Sabbath modes.

Capacity/size

Large space, poor view. The roomy 6.1-cubic-feet Kenmore Elite 95073 oven has seven rack positions and comes with three self-cleaning racks. Owners say it has the capacity to handle three cookie sheets at once. It also has an integrated warming drawer that keeps food hot and expands the available space. Reviewers say the viewing window doesn't provide an adequate view into the oven, however, so they have to open it to check on the food.

Features

Convenient and easy to use features. The induction stovetop is the star feature of the Kenmore Elite 95073. Owners say they don't even mind that they have to replace most of their pots and pans to get the stovetop to work; it's that much more of an improvement over a traditional range. It has five heating zones with pan-size detection sensors to tailor energy output to fit various pots and pans. The oven features a hidden bake element and an excellent self-cleaning cycle, according to testers. Reviewers also say the electronic controls are easy to use and read.

Our Sources

1. Good Housekeeping

The Kenmore 95073 tops the charts in Good Housekeeping's latest roundup of electric ranges. It performs well at all tasks. Its only downfall is a poor visibility into the oven.

Review: Kenmore Elite Induction Range Model #790.9507, Editors of Good Housekeeping, November 2013

2. Sears.com

In a handful of reviews, the Kenmore Elite 95073 earns 4.5 stars out of 5. Most reviewers say it's a solid performer that cuts down on time in the kitchen and is easy to clean as well. The majority would recommend it to a friend.

Review: Kenmore Elite 6.1 cu. ft. Freestanding Induction Range w/ True Convection - Stainless Steel, Contributors to Sears.com, As of May 2014

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