Looks are the #1 most discussed factor in users opinions on ovens, with over 20% of opinions focusing on the oven's design. This makes perfect sense, as stoves and ovens are one of the largest kitchen appliances and their appearance can greatly affect the kitchen's overall look.
An examination of thousands of online opinions yielded some interesting insights regarding the ovens users find most attractive. These are the main points:
Brands: as far as appearance goes, opinions on specific oven brands are very clear-cut. GE is the users' absolute favorite, while Whirlpool and Electrolux are tied at second place. Kenmore comes in last among these brands.
Price: unsurprisingly, hefty price tags correlate with high user ratings for appearance. But this is not always the case: while there aren't any budget options on the list of Most Stylish Ovens (shown below), only one of the models is luxury priced. It's certainly not necessary to spend over $1500 on a good looking unit.
Style: when it comes to design, single ovens are clearly favored over double ovens. Among the single models, the larger, 30-inch ovens receives the best appearance scores. Users also strongly prefer ovens with hidden elements over those with an exposed heating supply.
Most Stylish Ovens
Following a thorough analysis of the collected opinions, Buzzrake produced the following rankings of the Most Stylish Ovens. Buzzrake took into account the frequency and manner in which the oven's appearance is mentioned by users.
The GE Cafe 30" Double Electric Convection Oven was chosen by users as the #1 most stylish oven on the market. This product has a 4.4 cubic foot interior, which is below the average capacity for double ovens. Numerous opinions show that this model works well, and that it consistently delivers pretty good results. It is also described as a quiet unit.
Users consider the GE 30" Single Electric Convection Oven the #2 most attractive oven on the market. This oven has a total capacity of 5 cubic feet, which is larger than most single ovens. It is said to be rather user friendly. Generally speaking, users like the GE 30" Single Electric Convection Oven, and would recommend it to their friends.
Users consider the Whirlpool 30" Electric Combination Oven and Microwave the #3 best looking oven. This model has a 5 cubic foot interior, which is larger than an average single oven. It is said to be rather user friendly. It is described as a quiet unit as well.