The best budget friendly stoves are the GE JBS55DM, Hotpoint RB757DPWH, the Frigidaire FGF348KS and the Kenmore 70402, according to Cheapism. As of 2015, these models cost anywhere between $300 and $600.
The GE JBS55DM is an electric stove. It features a large oven with an easy-to-clean ceramic and glass surface. It comes in black, white and stainless steel.
The Hotpoint RB757DPWH offers consumers a self-cleaning function. Similar to the GE model, the Hotpoint is electric. Reviewers claim that this model is powerful enough to boil water quickly and effectively simmer food at a low temperature. This stove comes in both white and bisque.
The Frigidaire FGF348KS includes a gas range. While ranges typically come with four burners, this stove features a fifth oval-shaped burner. Reviewers report that all five burners deliver plenty of heat. This Frigidaire stove also feature heavy grates and accurate temperatures. The standard color for this model is white; however, at a slight increase in cost, the stove is available in stainless steel .
The Kenmore 70402 is a basic gas range. This model cuts all of the unnecessary bells and whistles while delivering on performance. This Kenmore stove comes in white, black and stainless steel.