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Should You Buy a Breville Electric Kettle?

Updated 10 January 2020 by Matthew
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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 popular and high quality 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 $131 for the VKT018 which has a power of 3,000W and a water tank capacity of 1.7L. The average price of a new Breville electric kettle is $48.

Breville are recognised for their wide selection of popular and high quality 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. 5 best electric kettle brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Breville is the 5th best electric kettle brand out there.

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
641 reviews
#2
United Kingdom
89%
89%
1,071 reviews
#3
Brentwood
88%
88%
17 reviews
#4
Germany
85%
85%
1,763 reviews
#5
Australia
85%
85%
3,181 reviews
#6
81%
81%
810 reviews
#7
KitchenAid
78%
78%
84 reviews
#8
Igenix
77%
77%
568 reviews
#9
Kenwood
United Kingdom
76%
76%
12 reviews
#10
Netherlands
76%
76%
114 reviews
#11
Smeg
Italy
75%
75%
198 reviews
#12
Brentwood Appliances
75%
75%
3 reviews
#13
Sencor
75%
75%
3 reviews
#14
Italy
75%
75%
1,350 reviews
#15
France
74%
74%
6 reviews
#16
73%
73%
1,160 reviews
#17
72%
72%
4 reviews
#18
Beko
Turkey
67%
67%
4 reviews
#19
AEG
Germany
67%
67%
35 reviews
#20
Nesco
66%
66%
0 reviews
#21
Braun
65%
65%
3 reviews
#22
Tower
63%
63%
0 reviews
#23
Ariete
62%
62%
1 review
#24
Siemens
Germany
61%
61%
2 reviews
#25
Krups
Germany
61%
61%
0 reviews
#26
Proctor Silex
60%
60%
0 reviews
#27
Bugatti
60%
60%
34 reviews
#28
Premier
59%
59%
0 reviews
#29
Sinbo
58%
58%
0 reviews
#30
Clatronic
58%
58%
0 reviews
#31
Signature
58%
58%
0 reviews
#32
Grundig
Germany
57%
57%
0 reviews
#33
Cuisinart
57%
57%
4 reviews
#34
Haden
57%
57%
0 reviews
#35
Bonavita
56%
56%
0 reviews
#36
Chefman
56%
56%
0 reviews
#37
Lloytron
55%
55%
0 reviews
#38
Chantal
55%
55%
0 reviews
#39
Arzum
54%
54%
0 reviews
#40
Graef
53%
53%
0 reviews
#41
Cloer
53%
53%
0 reviews
#42
Aroma
52%
52%
0 reviews
#43
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

At an average purchase price of $48, Breville electric kettles tend to be cheaper than most other electric kettle brands. Breville also have better reviews than the typical electric kettle brand, with the average rating of a Breville electric kettle being 83%.

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. 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
$65
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $319
Price Distribution of All Electric Kettles
No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price
$48
$0 $5 $10 $15 $20 $25 $30 $35 $40 $45 $184
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.

5 stars
2,175
4 stars
648
3 stars
127
2 stars
64
1 star
165
Breville has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its electric kettles than most other electric kettle brands.

Over 89% of user reviews for Breville electric kettles are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 85% across all electric kettle brands.

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

How Many Industry Awards Have Breville Electric Kettles Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Breville electric kettles. The table below shows the number of awards given to the most popular electric kettle brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Compare all award winning electric kettles

Number of Awards Dualit Bosch DeLonghi Tefal Linsar
Which? logo
3
1
Trusted Reviews logo
2
1
Total
2
3
1
1

How Reliable Are Breville Electric Kettles?

We checked over 11,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Breville electric kettles. 120+ of these reviews that mention reliability of which 75% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Breville electric kettle owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

75% 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

very sturdy
Argos.co.uk
the plastic handle is sturdy
amazon.co.uk
it seems well made only time will tell
ao.com
well made
Amazon
The second example has started leaking in exactly the same way
johnlewis.com

NOT RELIABLE

The base itself is quite plasticky
amazon.co.uk
easily broken
Argos.co.uk
It looked a bit 'plasticky' at first
Tesco.com
overall it has a rather lightweight plasticky "feel" to it
Amazon

What is the Best Budget Choice Breville Electric Kettle?

Breville VKJ755

$37.90
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Breville VKJ755
1.7L
3,000W
POWER

At only $37.90 and with a Kagoo Score of 84 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

A classic and fully featured 1.7L kettle, with a reasonable price. It has a water level indicator and a non-drip spout, is cordless and supports filtering. Our review analysis indicates that this kettle has excellent features, it's really well designed but very noisy.

96
Reviews
248 Reviews
84
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Customers report that Breville VKJ755 has excellent 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 $37.90 but in total we found only 1 price 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?
What is the Best Budget Choice Breville Electric Kettle?

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