Ovens are necessary and needed appliances in most kitchens whether you are a home cook or a professional chef. Every oven model cooks and bakes differently, so finding the ideal fit for your family is an important issue. If you are looking for a new oven, you will find a variety of options in terms of color, design, size, powering supply, and other features.
How much does an oven cost?
A new oven costs anywhere from $600 to $1,300. These prices are for a medium-quality oven with decent features, however, the costs will depend on the brand, size, features, and whether it is electrical or gas-powered. However, the cost of an oven can go up to $5,000+ for double ovens and even up to $14,000 for commercial ovens. These prices don’t include shipping, handling, or oven installation costs.
The most common type of oven is the freestanding one. We did some research on the types of ovens and their cost range. To get an idea about their prices, check the information in the table below:
|Oven Type||Costs Range|
|Single oven||$600 to $3,500|
|Double oven||$1,500 to $5,000|
|Freestanding oven||$600 to $1,300|
|Slide-in oven||$800 to $2,000|
|Drop-in oven||$800 to $2,000|
|Built-in / Wall oven||$1,100 to $3,400|
|Standalone double-oven||$1,300 to $4,300|
|Professional / luxury oven||$2,000 to $7,000|
|Commercial oven||$3,000 to $14,000|
As you can see in the table above, there are different types of ovens for different purposes and these factors will greatly affect their costs.
People usually purchase the 30” oven, and its cost can be anywhere from $600 up to $1,300. Because of a limited number of unique oven-range sizes, smaller and larger models are more expensive. The table below will show you the cost range according to the size of the oven:
|20″||$800 to $1,300|
|24″||$900 to $1,500|
|30″||$600 to $1,300|
|36″||$1,800 to $4,500|
|48″||$3,000 to $6,000|
Depending on what kind of heating source is the oven using, the cost will vary. Whether it is gas range, electric range, dual, or convection it is important to know exactly what you need, because each operates differently. In the table below, you will find the sources, details about how they work, and costs.
|Heating Source||Cost Range||Details|
|Gas||$600 to $1,300||Temperature while cooking: variable|
|Electric||$700 to $1,100||Cooking modes: convection and air fry
Temperature while cooking: consistent
|Dual fuel||$1,900 to $4,800||Cooking modes: gas burners and electricity
Glass flame on the bottom
Electric above for even baking
|Convection||$800 to $1,400||Electric and gas models
Convection fan for even cooking
Perfect for baking multiple dishes
Costs will often depend on the oven brand as well. Here are the most searched oven models and brands that people are looking for:
|Model and Brand||Costs|
|Bosch Benchmark Oven||$2,900 to $5,500|
|Double Ovens at Sears||$900 to $2,600|
|GE Monogram Double Wall Oven||$4,300 to $6,500|
|Kenmore Elite Double Oven||$1,200 to $2,900|
|Kitchenaid Double Convection Oven||$2,600 to $3,400|
|LG Wall Oven Microwave Combo||$1,700 to $2,900|
|Thermador Double Wall Oven||$2,200 to $6,700|
|Viking Wall Oven||$3,500 to $9,200|
|Wolf Double Oven||$4,600 to $8,600|
In addition, we did some research about which models people can find in stores. In the table below you will find some brands, their costs, and some details about each product:
|Gas Wall Oven|
|Summit Appliance 24 in. Single Gas Wall Oven in Black||$1,300|
|Frigidaire 24 in. Single Gas Wall Oven in Stainless Steel||$1,900|
|Electric Wall Oven|
|Amana 27 in. Single Electric Wall Oven Self-Cleaning in Stainless Steel||$1,000|
|Whirlpool 27 in. Single Electric Wall Oven Self-Cleaning in Stainless Steel||$1,200|
|Frigidaire Gallery 27 in. Single Electric Wall Oven Self-Cleaning with Convection in Stainless Steel||$1,900|
|Maytag 30 in. Double Electric Wall Oven Self-Cleaning with Convection in Stainless Steel||$2,400|
|Whirlpool 30 in. Double Electric Wall Oven Self-Cleaning with Convection in Stainless Steel||$2,800|
|GE Profile 30 in. Double Electric Wall Oven Self-Cleaning with Convection in Stainless Steel||$3,100|
|GE 30 in. Double Electric Wall Oven Self-Cleaning (Lower Oven) with Convection in Stainless Steel||$3,800|
|Microwave and Electric Wall Oven Combination|
|Whirlpool 30 in. Electric Wall Oven with Built-In Microwave in Stainless Steel||$2,800|
|GE Profile 30 in. Built-in electric Convection Wall Oven Self-Cleaning with Built-In Microwave in Stainless Steel||$3,700|
|GE Profile 30 in. Electric Convection Wall Oven with Built-In Advantium Microwave in Stainless Steel||$4,400|
Keep in mind that the costs of an oven will greatly depend on the brand, type, heating source, and features. Defining your needs, space, way of utilizing it, and time spent cooking will definitely make the start much easier.
When it comes to purchasing an oven, there are multiple factors to keep in mind such as the space, how much and what kind of food you usually cook, features, and design. Therefore, keeping track of these factors is crucial for acquiring the appliance that fits your needs.
The most popular ovens that people usually purchase are the standalone stove and oven and the wall oven. The first option is generally acquired for a more practical use. Having an all-in-one appliance (stove and oven) and being able to move it, much easier than other ovens, seems to be the number one choice.
Also, this combination of kitchen stove and oven is usually cheaper than other types of oven. However, a wall-in oven enables you to fit it into your furniture for a more modern aesthetic and tends to have more advanced features and control options. The wall-in oven can be found as a slide-in, or drop-in, depending on your preferences, and is usually electric.
The heating source is also an important factor. The oven can be powered by gas or electricity. Also, based on these two sources, ovens are split into different categories such as gas, electricity, dual fuel, and convection. Each type of heating feature has its own benefit.
For example, a gas oven will cook food faster than an electric oven. However, although the electric one will cook it slower it will do this more evenly. A dual-fuel oven will maintain a more consistent temperature, minimizing the need to rotate the food while cooking. The convection oven has a fan and a vent exhaust, making the cooking faster and more even. The air will blow all around the food and then the oven will vent it back.
Oven installation costs and other important facts
Generally, ovens are controlled by metal or plastic knobs. Modern and expensive ovens are controlled by touch displays. Some may even have Wi-Fi options.
As stated above, the 30-inch oven is the most commonly purchased. If the kitchen space is small, you can find models that come in 20” and 24” to fit in your space. Also, they can be found in bigger sizes such as 36” and 48”. Some brands, though, may vary by an inch or two.
A single oven can have a size ranging from 2.3 to 6.3 cubic feet, whereas double ovens typically have a capacity ranging from 5.9 to 7.3 cubic feet.
Ovens come in packages with the hoses and cords needed for installation and a user manual from the manufacturer, for proper installation and use. It is recommended to read and follow all the information.
The oven glass door is a tempered glass, designed to endure high heat and maintain the constant temperature inside the oven.
Ovens are usually found in stainless steel, black, white, and ivory color.
The newer and high-end ovens may have additional features such as a self-cleaning option, timmer and delayed start, sabbath mode, temperature probe, telescopic guides, and others.
Usually, the freestanding range will have an oven, stove, and storage drawer on the bottom.
Ovens always come with a minimum of one to three years of warranty. However, some brands include a lifetime warranty for example, such as the Wisconsin Oven Company.
What are the extra costs?
An additional cost to consider is the labor for installing the oven. Usually, experts charge somewhere between $100 and $350, while some of them charge by the hour, with rates between $50 and $80 per hour.
Some companies may charge a fee for delivery, and the cost can be around $60 to $180, depending on the distance that has to be covered.
To have your electric oven converted to a gas line, additional fees can apply.
If you want your old oven to be disposed of, an additional fee of $40 to $150 may be charged.
There are cases when the furniture in the kitchen may need some changes in order for the new oven to fit. Kitchen cabinetry repairs may cost anywhere from $120 to $600, while countertop repairs may start at $300 and go up to $800 or more.
Usually, ovens come with a one-year warranty. For an extended warranty of three to five years, you may have to add an extra $100 to $350.
Some brands offer the oven with or without a self-cleaning option. For adding this option, you may have to add $500+ to your overall budget.
You can add a warming drawer to your oven which can cost $1,200 to $2,400.
For a new range hood to match the size and design of the new oven, you may have to spend an extra $300 to $1,000.
Important things to consider
Remember to measure the space where you want to place your new oven. There are different sizes, so be sure you measure and purchase the right-sized oven.
Take into consideration the type of hook-up source you have in the space you want to fit the new oven.
Before you purchase a new oven, think of the way you cook, the regular dishes you cook, and how often you cook. Do not spend too much money on features that you will not need.
Top brands to consider
We did some research on the internet to see which brands people prefer. Below are the top brands of ovens, according to people’s reviews:
- Kitchen Aid
Savin money on a new oven
Search for different store appliances and look on different websites to compare the prices.
Keep an eye out for discounts. Companies often offer discounts on different appliances. Also, HouseLogic.com stated that in September, October, and January, companies are more likely to add new models, which means that the old ones will be offered at a discount.
Consider purchasing the oven from a local shop and not ordering it online. This way you can save on the shipping and handling fees.
Often local appliance stores do not charge an extra fee for delivering the oven to your house. So, be sure to ask about this aspect when you shop around.
Some companies may offer a discount if you give them the old oven in exchange.
Usually, running an oven with gas will be slightly cheaper than using an electric one.