No-Frills Kenmore Coil-Top Range is a Standout in Our Tests

How much do you need to spend for an electric range that quickly brings water to a boil and simmers sauces superbly while its large oven turns out nicely browned cookies? If an electric coil top model is for you, figure on $430 or less. The Kenmore 90212, which was just added to Consumer Reports' list of top range picks, is the lowest-priced range in that select group and a fraction of the price of some smoothtop electric ranges with similar performance.

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