Now, features are a sure-fire way to make that dollar amount go way up. If you can get by with the basic features then you may very well stick to your budget. You can bet that the more features you choose to have, the more the dollar amount will creep up. Ease of use is more important to some buyers though.
Convection Oven: This is for all you home bakers that are serious enough about your baking that you want precise temperatures and professional baking results.
Warming Drawer: These are located under the oven and keep your already prepared foods warm while you continue to prepare more foods. Again, this would be for you home bakers but also useful for larger families that need the oven for several items.
Broiler: This is a direct heat source that quickly heats your food with a direct, or close flame.
Delay Start: Allows you to determine when you want the oven to begin cooking.This feature is great for families on the go.
Timers / Automatic shut off: This allows your food to cook for a specified length of time and when the time is up, the oven shuts off. Great for those nights at the ballfield, so dinner will be ready and waiting when you arrive home.
Automatic meat thermometer: An awesome feature that saves you the trouble of checking and rechecking the internal temperature of the meat you’re preparing.
Lockout feature: Great to know you can safely lock the operation of your oven so little children can’t hurt themselves or damage the home.
Soften / Melt feature: When you just need the perfect melting heat-up for butter or other ingredients.
Self cleaning: It would be great to have this feature for the entire home, but at least you can effortlessly clean your wall oven with the touch of a button. No scrubbing or elbow grease needed.
Storage drawer: We could all use more storage, so ovens with storage space will make room for your overflowing pots and pans. These drawers utilize space under the stove that might otherwise be wasted.
Wi-fi controls: Forgot to check the oven before leaving for work? No problem with some models having the ability to check and control the unit from your smartphone or computer. This feature is super handy in our fast paced, mobile world.