KitchenAid KDRS505XSS Kitchen range

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$2,204.10 - $2,449.99
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Summary: This KitchenAid freestanding dual-fuel range has the following:
• 5 surface burners
• Among surface burners, 1 high-powered burner(s).
• Convection oven mode.
• Grates: Cast iron, continuous.
• Double ovens.
• Touchpads for setting oven temperature.
• Has oval burner or bridge burner for griddle use.
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Type: Gas and dual-fuel, double oven (30-inch)
About - KitchenAid KDRS505XSS

The KitchenAid KDRS505XSS is part of the kitchen range test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, gas range models like the KDRS505XSS are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Cooktop high:
This reflects how quickly the most powerful burner could raise a 6-liter (6 1/3-quart) pot of water from room temperature to a near boil.

Cooktop low:
This how well the lowest-powered element or burner kept a low temperature as for melting chocolate. We also set the most powerful burner to its lowest flame to test its ability to hold a large pot of tomato sauce below a boil.

This reflects the evenness of cookies and cakes in multi-rack baking tests.
About This Brand

This high-end brand sells a broad range of cooking appliances priced between $1,500 and $6,000. Its Architect Series II collection includes built-in wall ovens, electric, gas, and dual-fuel ranges, induction, gas, and electric cooktops, microwave-hood combination ovens and hoods, and a slow-cook warming drawer. Its pro-style ranges have convection and steam-assist technology.

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Features & Specs - KitchenAid KDRS505XSS
info High-power burners 1
info Medium-power burners 2
info Low-power burners 2
info Number of cooktop burners 5
info Convection mode Yes
info Double oven Yes
info Cooking drawer No
info Slide-in No
info Stainless steel available Yes
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User Reviews - KitchenAid KDRS505XSS
User Reviews
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decent oven
Attractive Design
Easy To Clean
Top Oven Heats Quickly
Back Burners Suck
Lower oven heats slowly
Best Uses
Back burners are so close to control panel that large pots don't fit, and don't put off enough heat to heat them anyway. <br />Front burners are pretty good<br />middle burner is useless <br />I didn't pay any where near the list cost.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(7 of 9 customers found this review helpful)
GAS on cooktop comes on way to easy
Best Uses
. The gas comes on when you barely brush the knob. the gas comes on if you put something in microwave and it doesn't make the clicking noise because it only comes on a little--But the gas is still coming out and you don't know it till you smell it. This is VERY Dangerous!!!!
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
Frequent Issues
Attractive Design
Large Surface Area
Difficult To Clean
Heats slowly
Imprecise Temp Control
Unreliable Performance
Best Uses
Smaller Kitchens
This product is unreliable because of the lack of durability of its parts. The light/oven temp switch prong that is pushed in by the lower oven door broke after the 1st year and I have had to rig it to use it because to replace the whole thing after the 1 year warantee is a fortune. Do yourself a favor, buy a less expensive oven and buy the maintenance package.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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