Out of 5 Ratings

Owner's of the Miele Cooktop KM 443 gave it a score of 3.9 out of 5. Here's how the scores stacked up:
  • Reliability

    4.0 out of 5
  • Durability

    3.8 out of 5
  • Maintenance

    4.4 out of 5
  • Performance

    3.8 out of 5
  • Ease of Use

    3.6 out of 5
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Please read this section in its
entirety before installing the
As a general rule there must be at
least 30" (760 mm) between the top
of the appliance and any object
above it. If the manufacturer of said
object recommends a different
distance, follow that manufacturer’s
To avoid damaging the cooktop, it
should only be placed in the
countertop after any exhaust hood
or cabinetry have been installed
above it.
Do not install the cooktop directly
above a dishwasher, refrigerator or
freezer. Heat radiated by the
cooktop may damage them.
If the cooktop is installed above an
oven, make sure the cooktop’s
power cord does not come into
contact with the oven.
To reduce the risk of burns when
reaching over the cooktop, avoid
installing the cooktop below wall
mounted cabinets.
If cabinets are installed above the
cooktop, the risk of burns can be
reduced by installing an exhaust hood
that extends at least 5" (13 cm) beyond
the bottom of the cabinet.
The rated load and voltage are
printed on the data plate. Make sure
they match those of the main power
Ideally, the cooktop should be installed
with no walls (other than the rear wall)
or tall cabinets directly adjacent to it. It
can be installed next to one wall,
however, as long as the spacings listed
below are maintained.
40 mm = 1 ½"
50 mm = 2"
When installing cooktops, keep in
mind that they will radiate some heat
sideways as well as straight up. For
this reason, the recommended
distances from the surrounding
cabinets must be maintained for
safety reasons.
Do not install the cooktop into an
area between two walls or cabinets.
One side of the cooktop must be
open to air flow or the danger of fire
will exist.
Installation instructions