The single-oven LG LRG3095ST and double-oven LG LDG3036ST received high marks at ConsumerSearch.com for all-around performance and features. Reviewers also liked the Whirlpool WFG540H0A as a good alternative for the budget-conscious and recommended the Whirlpool WFG510S0A among basic models.
The LG LRG3095ST performed well in several cooking tasks. It baked several racks of cookies and cakes evenly, broiled hamburgers well and did a good job melting chocolate, although it didn't boil water as quickly as other models in its price range. It has five burners suited to different tasks and a 4.2 cubic foot oven with a convection mode, and it performed well on different heat settings. Its main drawback is a self-cleaning cycle with only average performance. The LG LDG3036ST is similar in performance and has total oven capacity of 6.1 cubic feet.
The Whirlpool WFG540H0A offers many popular features including a 5.8 cubic foot oven with a convection mode, a high-powered burner for fast boiling and searing and a heavy-duty recessed rack for baking large items. Reviewers liked its five efficient, powerful burners but gave it lower marks for baking.
The Whirlpool WFG540S0A lacks a convection mode and has only four burners, but has a self-cleaning function, a hidden bake element, a 5.0 cubic foot oven and a keep-warm setting. Reviewers praise it for ease of use and responsive burners but noted that its grates stain easily.