GE Profile, KitchenAid, Electrolux, Whirlpool and Frigidaire all have models that have received positive reviews and high customer ratings. While no one model is universally favored, the GE Profile brands have a high number of good reviews and ratings from both purchasers and testers.
Several appliance review websites such as Reviewed.com and ConsumerSearch both list GE Profile models as having high marks in performance using both high and low heat settings. Several models, such as the PHP900SMSS and PHP900DMBB, have a wide range of features such as burner indicator lights, child lockout controls and sensors that adjust heating elements to the size of cookware. As of February 2015, cooktops with the highest numbers of favorable ratings from Lowe's customers include four GE Profile models.
Reviewed.com also gives favorable ratings to Whirlpool, Jenn-Air, KitchenAid and Electrolux models. The Whirlpool GCI3061XB received a perfect 10.0 rating and is listed as the site's choice for best cooktop of 2014. Reviews cite the cooktop as being powerful, versatile and affordable.
Reviewers at Yale Appliance have a wider range of models listed, from higher end models to more budget-friendly choices. Their list of top induction cooktops of 2014 includes models from Frigidaire, Bosch, Wolf, Jenn-Air and Thermador.