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4.0 | 32 Reviews

36" Electric Downdraft Cooktop with 5 Elements - Black

KitchenAid KCED606GBL

Features

  • Downdraft Ventilation - Integrates the ventilation system into the cooking surface so that a separate hood is not needed. Smoke and odors can be removed and taken outside or filtered and recirculated inside. A duct-free kit is available for purchase separately.
  • 300 CFM Exhaust Rating - Handles the venting requirements of high temperature cooking techniques like pan searing and stir-frying.
  • CookShield Finish for Glass Surface - Protects the cooktop surface from scratches, helping keep it looking pristine even with frequent use.
  • Power-On Indicator Light - Lets you know at a glance when an element is on.

Quick Specs

  • Type: Cooktop
  • Fuel: Electric
  • Width: 36.313"
  • Height: 3.656"
  • Depth: 22.063"
  • Nominal Width: 36"
  • Energy Star Rated: No
  • Downdraft Ventilation: Yes
  • Hood Recommended: No
  • Induction: No
  • Type: Smoothtop
  • WiFi Connected: No

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10'' Even-Heat Ultra Element with Simmer Setting

Provides more versatility for high and low temperature cooking techniques. Even-Heat Technology maintains a constant supply of power and delivers a range of simmer settings.

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6'' Even-Heat Element with Melt Setting

Combines the benefits of Even-Heat Technology with a dedicated setting that reaches the low temperatures needed to melt chocolate or butter without scorching.

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3-Speed Fan Control

Can be precisely matched to cooking needs, effectively removing steam, grease, and odors from the air.

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12''/9'' Double-Ring Element

Lets you use different cookware sizes at one location. When using large, 12-inch cookware the entire element surface is used. For smaller cookware, you'll use only the 9-inch inner element.

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Convertible to Duct-Free Ventilation

Allows a downdraft cooktop to be placed nearly anywhere in the kitchen using a duct-free conversion kit (not included). This filters and recirculates the air without running ductwork, ideal for kitchens with installation restrictions or ducting limitations.

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Hot-Surface Indicator

Provides a clear indication that lets you know if any cooking surface is on or still hot.

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Pure Color Ceramic-Glass Surface

Comes in saturated colors with stainless steel control knobs for a sophisticated, easy-to-clean appearance.

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8'' Round Element

Efficiently heats a commonly used pan size and can reach a power output of up to 1800 watts for every day use.

10'' Even-Heat Ultra Element with Simmer Setting Provides more versatility for high and low temperature cooking techniques. Even-Heat Technology maintains a constant supply of power and delivers a range of simmer settings.

6'' Even-Heat Element with Melt Setting Combines the benefits of Even-Heat Technology with a dedicated setting that reaches the low temperatures needed to melt chocolate or butter without scorching.

3-Speed Fan Control Can be precisely matched to cooking needs, effectively removing steam, grease, and odors from the air.

12''/9'' Double-Ring Element Lets you use different cookware sizes at one location. When using large, 12-inch cookware the entire element surface is used. For smaller cookware, you'll use only the 9-inch inner element.

Convertible to Duct-Free Ventilation Allows a downdraft cooktop to be placed nearly anywhere in the kitchen using a duct-free conversion kit (not included). This filters and recirculates the air without running ductwork, ideal for kitchens with installation restrictions or ducting limitations.

Hot-Surface Indicator Provides a clear indication that lets you know if any cooking surface is on or still hot.

Pure Color Ceramic-Glass Surface Comes in saturated colors with stainless steel control knobs for a sophisticated, easy-to-clean appearance.

8'' Round Element Efficiently heats a commonly used pan size and can reach a power output of up to 1800 watts for every day use.

Features

  • Downdraft Ventilation - Integrates the ventilation system into the cooking surface so that a separate hood is not needed. Smoke and odors can be removed and taken outside or filtered and recirculated inside. A duct-free kit is available for purchase separately.
  • 300 CFM Exhaust Rating - Handles the venting requirements of high temperature cooking techniques like pan searing and stir-frying.
  • CookShield Finish for Glass Surface - Protects the cooktop surface from scratches, helping keep it looking pristine even with frequent use.
  • Power-On Indicator Light - Lets you know at a glance when an element is on.
  • Stainless Steel Knobs - Enhance the look of the cooktop surface with sturdy construction that adds to their premium feel.
  • 6'' Round Element - Can reach a power output of up to 1200 watts to handle your daily cooking needs.
Specifications
Dimensions
Cutout Depth 21-1/8 in
Cutout Width 34-9/16 in
Depth 22-1/16 in
Height 3-5/8 in
Maximum Height 18-3/4 in
Width 36-5/16 in
Configuration and Overview
ADA Compliant No
Cooktop Type Downdraft
Fuel Type Electric
Installs Over Built-In Oven No
LP Convertible No
Power Boost No
Prop 65 CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS ONLY - WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov .
Size 36 in
UL UL
Controls
Infinite Heat Controls Yes
Knob Color Color Coordinated
Knob Type Metal
Cooktop Details
Automatic Pan Detection No
Center Front Element-Burner Power 3200W
Center Front Element-Burner Size 10""
Center Rear Element-Burner Power 1200W
Center Rear Element-Burner Size 6""
Cooktop Element Style Radiant
Cooktop Surface Material Ceramic Glass
Downdraft Vent Yes
Heating Element On Indicator Light Yes
Hot Surface Indicator Light Yes
Left Rear Element-Burner Type Single
Number of Cooking Element-Burners 5
Power Outage Compatible No
Right Rear Element-Burner Power 3000W
Appearance
Digital Display No
Ventilation System
Number of Speeds 3
Certifications
ADA Compliant No
Electrical
Amps 40
Hz 60
Power Cord Included No
Volts 220
EndecaProps
ProductOutletCategories Cooking

Quick Specs


  • Appearance

  • Type: Cooktop
  • Fuel: Electric

  • Dimensions

  • Width: 36.313"
  • Height: 3.656"
  • Depth: 22.063"

  • Size

  • Nominal Width: 36"

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: No
  • Downdraft Ventilation: Yes
  • Hood Recommended: No

  • Cooktop Features

  • Induction: No
  • Type: Smoothtop
  • WiFi Connected: No

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4.0 out of 5

84% of reviewers recommend this product.

5 Stars

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Mr. Theodore 7/25/2019

A great appliance. Lots of space for pots and pans.
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1 Stars

Nothing but problems

gonza172 7/25/2019

We bought this from Best Buy on May 1. We had to wait 7 weeks due to back order issues. So, finally installed in late June. Within two weeks two of the knob controls could not be turned; they locked up. So, we request a replacement and again get multiple delivery delays. In the meanwhile, while turning a control knob that was working, we hear a loud pop. Then, within a few minutes the whole cooktop starts bowing and completely cracks in the middle of cooking. The stovetop then wouldn't power off so we had to turn off the circuit. Luckily no one was seriously injured in this ridiculous incident.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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3 Stars

Downdraft sweats, causing mildew

Laura8113 7/11/2019

We bought this cooktop 5 years ago. I really like it, but the downdraft pulls warm air from outside, causing moisture to build up in the bottom. We have had a problem with mildew forming in the bottom of the downdraft and on the filter.
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5 Stars

Uniform heating.

Jpm1033 6/6/2019

Clean, stylish. Easy to maintain. The variety of burner surfaces is a definite plus.
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4 Stars

Nice features

Chas1 5/30/2019

Very happy, but I noticed a small scratch after three one half weeks. The pans we have are smooth flat bottoms. Hope this is not a recurring issue. Unit sets off the kitchen appearance nicely.
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3 Stars

Good - but,

LESJOY 5/13/2019

The first unit delivered had a cosmetic problem with small area not painted. Replacement appears to be OK. Two areas of concern; we looked everywhere and used online Q&A and never got an answer as to the two different wattages on the burner that has two size circles. No one appears to know. Secondly the pictures for marketing appear to show each burner with a different shade of black so as to know where the outline of the burner is. The reality is you almost cannot tell without turning on the burner and letting it get hot/glowing.
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5 Stars

Nice cooktop

Mjw81 5/3/2019

I am not used to cooking on a ceramic top yet but this is a very nice cooktop with a lot of great burner sizes that even fit my 12" skillets!
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3 Stars

Looks good works ok

KitchenAid Sucker 5/1/2019

We purchased this because we weren't ready to do major demo. Our existing cooktop is downdraft and the choices were limited. We purchased other appliances through KitcheAid so decided to go with them. We were however disappointed to see that the cooktop does not sit flush on our countertop something they could have disclosed before purchase. There is a quarter inch gap allowing food and fluids to seep through. Also the downdraft feature is very poor and unless you are using the burner closest to the vent, it's useless. My opinion this was an overpriced low quality purchase.
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4 Stars

Looks Great

Jimmy J 3/11/2019

I bought this about a month ago replacing our original Whirlpool downdraft...we love the sleek lines and the extra cooking space.
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4 Stars

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kusy 3/1/2019

Beautiful art, needs an indicator at each burner to highlight which burner on or still hot.
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1 Stars

Disappointed

Danich401 2/26/2019

I purchased this cooktop to replace an old Kitchenaid cooktop a couple of weeks ago. The burners are already showing a discoloration that seems to be below the glass surface, not burnt on food. The ultra heat burners are difficult to control heat and are too hot, damaging my cookware.
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4 Stars

Air Grill Chips

Love Electric Cooktops 2/22/2019

I have owned this cooktop for 4 years. It cooks quickly and efficiently. The downdraft does work very well. The only problem is cosmetic. The metal air grill is constructed poorly and the paint started chipping off that first year. It was only a small chip the first year, but a huge chip just came off at year 4. And I haven't ever used harsh chemicals or rubbed the grill vigorously when I cleaned it.
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5 Stars

Great layout

Barb1434 2/20/2019

Only had this a few weeks it cooks much faster than the magic chef it replaced
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5 Stars

Love the down draft fan and the 5 cook areas!!

BJfw 2/14/2019

Love everything about it and just fit where the old cooktop was!
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4 Stars

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Atlanta Ga 2/12/2019

I bought this few days back and I liked the down draft.
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1 Stars

The glass is very sensitive

Vanessa p 2/9/2019

I bought this item 3 months ago. The glass has chips all over the burners. I had induction stoves and glass stove but this one is very poor quality . The fan does not take the smoke in .
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1 Stars

Glass top gets ruined quickly

JDBKY 2/6/2019

I will never buy a glass top again. They claim it's tough and easily cleanable, but that's not the case.
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5 Stars

Quick heat, easy clean.

Estevan 1/24/2019

We updated our cook top when installing new counters. It holds all sizes of skillets and griddles and heats quickly. The smooth top cleans easily. Only complaint is the paint on the downdraft vent was chipped in several spots.
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5 Stars

Great look and function.

Robear 1/10/2019

The look is clean and simple. Different size elements makes it easier to use different pans. Downdraft works great. Knobs are easy and very easy to clean.
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5 Stars

Top Notch Stove!

moyerexx 1/4/2019

I absolutely love my new Cooktop. I can cook things in half the time that I could with my old stove. I love the features such as the right burner where I can use all of some of it. I love that I have more burners for when I am entertaining. Clean up is a breeze and it definitely brought style to my kitchen!
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5 Stars

Love the Downdraft

LouieATTHEBEACH 9/5/2018

I had a GE downdraft for 20 years but it finally died. In researching replacement downdraft stovetops, this was the only one available at a decent price. All others were EXTREMELY high priced.
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5 Stars

I like it

GBSA 8/29/2018

Works perfectly and I know how to clean a glass cook top. You see people complain about it being hard to clean.....they just need to learn how to clean it.
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5 Stars

Love the look and the results

Pyrmom 8/27/2018

Just had this installed. I upgraded from a small cook top and love the large burner and ease of cleaning.
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5 Stars

Great look and performance

Nebsky 8/10/2018

Purchased to replace a 24 year old ge coil because we upgraded entire kitchen. This thing is so much better. Heats evenly and performs great. I was hesitant to cook on it because it looks so nice. I clean it with special cleaner before i cook but then again after the burners have cooled down larger. Could not be happier
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5 Stars

Very Nice Unit

frank37 8/2/2018

Like night and day from my old electric unit. Boils water much faster with the Power Boil. Still learning which burner to use for each food application.
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5 Stars

Beautiful and functional

PJGritz 7/30/2018

This electric stove heats as fast as a gas one and is much nicer to look at.
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5 Stars

very nice!

Pleasantly surprised 3/22/2018

I bought this a month ago and have never used a nicer cooktop. It's even-cook surface is the best!
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4 Stars

Very Happy with the Product

TonyJA 2/14/2018

Overall, I'm very pleased with this cooktop. I could nit-pick about the knobs not all having the same feel and the heating elements being difficult to see, but I'm really pleased I made this purchase and would do so again.
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4 Stars

Electric Cooktop

charter75 2/10/2018

I've been using this for 2 weeks, and I like it. But, it's tough to keep the glass cooktop clean and shiny.
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4 Stars

Works well and cooks fast

No name nick 1/2/2018

Just installed to replace old cooktop. I like the 5 burners. The control knobs could be easier to clean.
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4 Stars

Good choice

simple man 12/22/2017

Cooktop is what I was hoping for. Did have a problem about a week after we had it installed. The light stayed lit that said hot surface when it wasn't. Repairman came out and found the problem and have had no problems
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5 Stars

Great features! Easy to clean.

RonG 11/2/2017

The heat levels are super fast, and exhaust fan is very powerful!
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