Ninja SP101 and Cuisinart TOA-60 are two popular air fryer and convection ovens in the market. Their review is so good that the users sometimes become confused while making the purchasing decision. In this article, I’m going to compare Ninja SP101 and Cuisinart TOA-60. I will differentiate the features, specifications, and pros & cons of these two popular air fryer and convection ovens. After the read, I think the readers will understand which of these models will be suitable for them.
Table of comparison
|Features||Ninja SP101||TOA 60|
|Capacity||25 quarts ( approx)||17 quarts (up to 3 lbs of food)|
|Dimension (Inch)||19 x 7.6 x 15||15.5 x 16 x 14|
|Weight||18.57 lbs||21 lbs|
|Temperature||Not Specified||250F to 450F|
|Power||1800 W||1800 W|
|Color Varients||Black/Cinnamon||SS/Black SS/White|
|Control Panel||Manual knob||Manual|
|Suitable for||8 persons||5 persons|
Comparable features of SP101 and TOA-60
Cooking capacity and dimension
Ninja SP101 is bigger than TOA 60. The cooking capacity of SP101 is approximately 25 quarts. It is around 45% more spacious than Cuisinart. Therefore, if you prefer a bigger cooking capacity, then Ninja will be more suitable. You can cook food for up to 8 persons with it in a single batch. With Cuisinart, you can cook for 5 persons at a time.
As the cooking chamber is bigger, Ninja has a higher dimension. Therefore you need a bigger countertop to accommodate it. Another point to note is that the height of this unit is only 7.6 inches. Therefore, cooking in multiple-layer racks is not possible.
The maximum and minimum temperature of TOA 60 is 250F and 450F. The temperature for Ninja is not specified. But it can dehydrate and it has the toaster function. Comparing these features, Ninja is superior as you can not get the required temperature for food dehydration in Cuisinart.
SP101 has 8 cooking presets including air fry, bake, bagel, dehydrate, keep warm, roast, and toast. On the other hand, TOA 60 has 7 preset functions including air fry, bake, broil, warm, and toast. It does not have a dehydration option.
Both Ninja and Cuisinart have manual control panels. But the control system of SP101 is smarter. It has a single control knob that is used to change the parameters. On the other hand, TOA 60 has four different control knobs that are used to change the temperature, time and, preset functions.
Price and value for money
Although the price of Ninja SP101 is slightly higher than its counterpart, the value for money of this air fryer and convection oven is higher. Ninja adds more value than the slightly added costs.
Both of the units have powerful heating elements. The wattage of the heating elements are 1800W that is very powerful for an air fryer and convection oven. Both of the units come with multiple color variants.
Advantage of TOA 60 over SP101
- TOA 60 is widely used and more popular than its counterpart.
- It is comparatively compact and suitable for smaller countertops.
- You can cook in multiple-layer racks in TOA 60. If interested, you may read our full review of this model.
Advantages of SP101 over TOA 60
- Ninja SP101 has the dehydration option.
- It has a wider temperature range.
- The Control panel of SP101 is smarter.
- SP101 is comparatively a newer version of air fryer and convection toaster oven.
Ninja SP101 or Cuisinart TOA 60 – Which one is the winner?
After the comparison I have shown above, it is clear that Ninja SP101 will be a better investment. The cooking capacity of this unit is higher, it has a wider temperature range and more cooking options. It is smarter with a user-friendly control panel. Therefore, if you have enough space on the countertop, then SP101 is the preferred choice.