Product Review: Whirlpool W3CG3014XS 30″ Stainless Steel Gas Sealed Burner Cooktop
Price Range: $350 -- $400
Who Would Buy This: Those shopping for a simple and versatile, 30 inch four burner gas cooktop.
This Whirlpool cooktop has a good looking, modern design with it’s distinctive curvaceous sides and attractive slim frame. It’s smooth porcelain coated steel surface is easy on the eye as well as being easy to clean.
The control knobs and the four enamel steel grates are both dishwasher safe, making clean-up faster and easier than cleaning the parts by hand.
Four Sealed Burners
The best feature of the Whirlpool W3CG3014XS is it’s excellent variety of burners which provide great flexibility for the modern cook. The sealed design means the burners are tightly sealed to their edge, so any spillages from cooking are much easier to clean.
There are two 9,100 BTU rear burners which are suitable for most cooking activities that don’t require high-heat or a light simmer. If you’re in need of some instant heat to get something to a rapid boil, the 10,500 BTU left front burner is ideal. The 5,000 BTU right front AccuSimmer burner provides a high degree of control over the heat output, making it great for tasks like simmering delicate sauces or heating soup.
Being a gas cooktop, the controls on this model don’t get any simpler. The right sided control area has four analog control knobs which control the heat level of each of the burners. The heat settings range from Lo, Medium to Hi and a range in-between for precise temperature precision.
Manual: Whirlpool W3CG3014XS manual
Guarantee: 1-year limited warranty.
The Whirlpool W3CG3014XS is a quality cooktop that impresses us on all fronts. Whirpool have designed this model with simplicity and versatility in mind by incorporating a good diversity of burners and a range of design details that ensure an easy clean-up, so you can get the cooking results you want without hassle.
This will appeal to anyone who’s after an affordable modern style gas cooktop that offers terrific value for money.