So you are considering replacing your range....Lets review an upscale Frigidaire at $1150(less rebates) versus a 10 year old range
10 year old: 4 burners..Output 12,000 BTU for 2 and 8,000 BTU for the other 2
Frigidaire:5 burners high burner is professional grade at 16,000, 1 12,000 BTU, 2 9500 BTU and a dedicated simmer burner at 5,000
10 year old: Radiant...elements top and bottom
Frigidaire: Convection, fan circulating around the oven for more even cooking
10 Year old: Well, its a storage drawer
Frigidaire: Second oven
Ranges, free standing in particular, have upgraded over the last 10 years. It is almost a completely different product, and with the commodization of the industry a really great range can be fairly reasonable.