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Should You Buy a Breville Electric Kettle?

Matthew
Updated 19 February 2020
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should you buy a Breville Electric Kettle?

Breville is one of the most popular electric kettle brands as well as being well known for its toasters, blenders and fryers.

If you are thinking about buying a Breville electric kettle then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of electric kettle brands is compiled by analysing over 11,000 user and expert reviews and 10 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,600 electric kettles.

Breville are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular electric kettles. Their electric kettles start at $27 for the VKJ982 which has a power of 3,000W and a water tank capacity of 1.7L and go up to $121 for the BKE825 which has a power of 2,400W and a water tank capacity of 1.7L. The average price of a new Breville electric kettle is $59.

Breville are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular electric kettles.

Is Breville the Best Electric Kettle Brand?

So are Breville electric kettles any good? We give every electric kettle a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all electric kettles we are able to impartially rank all the electric kettle brands.

Breville is ranked the No. 3 best electric kettle brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Breville is the 3rd best electric kettle brand out there.

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
726 reviews
#2
Brentwood
89%
89%
17 reviews
#3
Australia
85%
85%
3,164 reviews
#4
Germany
85%
85%
1,766 reviews
#5
United Kingdom
85%
85%
1,073 reviews
#6
Smeg
Italy
78%
78%
198 reviews
#7
KitchenAid
78%
78%
84 reviews
#8
Igenix
77%
77%
568 reviews
#9
76%
76%
4 reviews
#10
Brentwood Appliances
76%
76%
3 reviews
#11
Kenwood
United Kingdom
75%
75%
12 reviews
#12
Sencor
75%
75%
3 reviews
#13
Italy
75%
75%
1,379 reviews
#14
Netherlands
74%
74%
114 reviews
#15
74%
74%
810 reviews
#16
France
72%
72%
6 reviews
#17
70%
70%
1,171 reviews
#18
Beko
Turkey
67%
67%
4 reviews
#19
AEG
Germany
67%
67%
35 reviews
#20
Braun
66%
66%
3 reviews
#21
Nesco
66%
66%
0 reviews
#22
Tower
63%
63%
0 reviews
#23
Ariete
62%
62%
1 review
#24
Proctor Silex
61%
61%
0 reviews
#25
Krups
Germany
61%
61%
0 reviews
#26
Bugatti
59%
59%
34 reviews
#27
Siemens
Germany
58%
58%
2 reviews
#28
Sinbo
58%
58%
0 reviews
#29
Clatronic
57%
57%
0 reviews
#30
Signature
57%
57%
0 reviews
#31
Cuisinart
57%
57%
4 reviews
#32
Grundig
Germany
57%
57%
0 reviews
#33
Haden
56%
56%
0 reviews
#34
Chefman
56%
56%
0 reviews
#35
Chantal
55%
55%
0 reviews
#36
Bonavita
54%
54%
0 reviews
#37
Lloytron
54%
54%
0 reviews
#38
Graef
53%
53%
0 reviews
#39
Cloer
53%
53%
0 reviews
#40
Sunbeam
52%
52%
0 reviews
#41
Aroma
52%
52%
0 reviews
#42
Melitta
Germany
52%
52%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Breville electric kettles compare to the other electric kettle brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All electric kettle Brands
Breville Electric Kettles

Breville have better reviews than the typical electric kettle brand, with the average rating of a Breville electric kettle being 83%. Breville also have a number of great features including Drip Tray and Removable Water Tank which sets them apart from the competition.

The average review score for a Breville electric kettle is 83%.

There's a smaller selection of Breville electric kettles available compared to other electric kettle brands, with only 10 Breville electric kettles currently on the market in the US. Breville electric kettles also tend to be cheaper than most other electric kettle brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Breville electric kettle is $82 (based on a person typically doing 6 boils per day), which makes them less efficient than most other electric kettle brands.

No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price
$69
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $329
Price Distribution of All Electric Kettles
No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price
$59
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $219
Price Distribution of Breville Electric Kettles

What Do the Breville Electric Kettle Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Breville electric kettle to work out the average distribution of reviews for Breville and then compared this to the other electric kettle brands.

Breville logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
1
4 stars
0
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Breville logo

User Reviews

5 stars
2,157
4 stars
644
3 stars
133
2 stars
57
1 star
170
Breville has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its electric kettles than most other brands.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 89% of user reviews for Breville electric kettles are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 95% and 85% respectively across all Electric Kettle brands.

Purchasers of Breville electric kettles frequently mentioned that the product boiled water quickly, was easy to use and had good technical features.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Breville electric kettles by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other electric kettle brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Dualit Bosch DeLonghi Tefal Linsar Breville
Trusted Reviews logo
70%
2 reviews
85%
2 reviews
90%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
3 reviews
100%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
76%
1 review
67%
2 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
80%
1 review
gadgetguy.com.au logo
94%
1 review
Average
75%
4 reviews
100%
3 reviews
97%
2 reviews
85%
2 reviews
67%
2 reviews
90%
1 review

How Many Industry Awards Have Breville Electric Kettles Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 1 industry award for a Breville electric kettle. The table below compares the number of awards received by Breville to other popular electric kettle brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Breville has won 1 award for its electric kettles.

Compare all award winning electric kettles

Number of Awards Dualit Bosch DeLonghi Tefal Linsar Breville
Which? logo
3
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
1
Total
3
1
1
1

How Reliable Are Breville Electric Kettles?

We checked over 11,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Breville electric kettles. over 110 of these reviews mention reliability of which 77% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Breville electric kettle owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

77% of reviewers think Breville electric kettles are reliable.

So, most people think that Breville electric kettles are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Breville electric kettles that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

A very well made kettle
Argos.co.uk
The drawback with all kettles I have had with a built in filter is that the available space for water to be boiled is reduced
amazon.co.uk
It's clearly been built well
Amazon
The second example has started leaking in exactly the same way
johnlewis.com
feels well made
ao.com
is very sturdy
Tesco.com

NOT RELIABLE

Carried on using the kettle like this for a few more days then it broke completely
Argos.co.uk
It looked a bit 'plasticky' at first
Tesco.com
If there's no response then I would certainly not recommend buying this cheap plastic product that clearly is broken before even arriving
Amazon
is very plasticky
amazon.co.uk

Features to Look Out For On Breville Electric Kettles

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Breville electric kettles that set them apart from the competition. These include Drip Tray and Removable Water Tank.

Breville Drip Tray

A drip tray is used to catch any spilled water from the kettle or hot water dispenser.

Breville electric kettles that have a Drip Tray include the Breville VKJ142 ($45).

Breville Removable Water Tank

A removable water tank indicates that the water tank in the kettle can be removed for easy re-filling.

Breville electric kettles that have a Removable Water Tank include the Breville VKJ142 ($45).

What is the Best Budget Choice Breville Electric Kettle?

Breville VKJ755

$35.19
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1.7L
3,000W
POWER

At only $35.19 and with a Kagoo Score of 86 the Breville VKJ755 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Big water tank capacity (1.7L)
Cordless
360° rotational base
Non-drip spout
Supports filtering

Purchasers report that this electric kettle has very good features, it's very well designed but really noisy. It's a good value for money and classic 1.7L electric kettle, with a very good spec. It has a water level indicator and a non-drip spout, is cordless and supports filtering.

96
Reviews
251 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Popularity
Quite Popular
86
Value for Money
Very Good
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Purchasers report that Breville VKJ755 has fantastic user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this kettle to others.

The cheapest price that we could find for the VKJ755 in the US is $35.19 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Breville Electric Kettle?
Is Breville the Best Electric Kettle Brand?
What Do the Breville Electric Kettle Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Breville Electric Kettles Received?
How Reliable Are Breville Electric Kettles?
Features to Look Out For On Breville Electric Kettles
Breville Drip Tray
Breville Removable Water Tank
What is the Best Budget Choice Breville Electric Kettle?

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