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Should You Buy a Swan Electric Kettle?

Matthew
Updated 31 August 2021
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should you buy a Swan Electric Kettle?

Swan is one of the most popular electric kettle brands as well as being well known for its microwaves, toasters and irons.

We've collated all the key information on Swan electric kettles in this handy guide. We've analysed over 22,000 user and expert reviews and 40+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,700 electric kettles to impartially compare each electric kettle brand.

Swan are recognised for their wide selection of moderately popular electric kettles and start at $21 for the SK27010N which has a power of 1,000W and a water tank capacity of 0.4L and go up to $35 for the SK31020N which has a power of 2,000W and a water tank capacity of 1L. The average price of a new Swan electric kettle is $36.

Swan are recognised for their wide selection of moderately popular electric kettles.

Is Swan the Best Electric Kettle Brand?

So are Swan 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.

Swan is ranked the No. 9 best electric kettle brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Swan is the 9th best electric kettle brand out there.

#1
Germany
95%
95%
2,487 reviews
#2
Australia
91%
91%
4,930 reviews
#3
United Kingdom
91%
91%
1,917 reviews
#4
United Kingdom
89%
89%
1,563 reviews
#5
Tower
86%
86%
399 reviews
#6
Brentwood
85%
85%
17 reviews
#7
Igenix
84%
84%
603 reviews
#8
KitchenAid
82%
82%
737 reviews
#9
81%
81%
3,248 reviews
#10
Brentwood Appliances
80%
80%
3 reviews
#11
Italy
79%
79%
3,306 reviews
#12
Kenwood
United Kingdom
78%
78%
8 reviews
#13
78%
78%
1,868 reviews
#14
Braun
74%
74%
76 reviews
#15
Smeg
Italy
71%
71%
81 reviews
#16
Nesco
67%
67%
0 reviews
#17
France
66%
66%
169 reviews
#18
Bodum
66%
66%
51 reviews
#19
Haden
65%
65%
6 reviews
#20
65%
65%
13 reviews
#21
Netherlands
65%
65%
590 reviews
#22
Graef
65%
65%
1 review
#23
AEG
Germany
64%
64%
335 reviews
#24
Cuisinart
62%
62%
41 reviews
#25
Klarstein
61%
61%
7 reviews
#26
Bonavita
58%
58%
0 reviews
#27
Signature
56%
56%
0 reviews
#28
Chefman
56%
56%
0 reviews
#29
Krups
Germany
55%
55%
0 reviews
#30
Chantal
55%
55%
0 reviews
#31
Lloytron
55%
55%
0 reviews
#32
Aroma
54%
54%
0 reviews
#33
Grundig
Germany
53%
53%
0 reviews
#34
Melitta
Germany
53%
53%
0 reviews
#35
Stelton
53%
53%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Swan 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
Swan Electric Kettles

Swan have better reviews than the typical electric kettle brand, with the average rating of a Swan electric kettle being 70%.

There's a smaller selection of Swan electric kettles available compared to other electric kettle brands, with only 3 Swan electric kettles currently on the market in the US. Swan 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 Swan electric kettle is $69 (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
$41
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $179
Price Distribution of All Electric Kettles
No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price
$36
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $409
Price Distribution of Swan Electric Kettles

What Do the Swan Electric Kettle Reviews Say?

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

Swan logo

Expert Reviews

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

User Reviews

5 stars
1,792
4 stars
439
3 stars
238
2 stars
228
1 star
547
Swan has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its electric kettles than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 69% of user reviews for Swan electric kettles are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 92% and 80% respectively across all Electric Kettle brands.

Purchasers of Swan electric kettles frequently mentioned that the product boiled water quickly and was easy to use.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Swan 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 Smeg Bosch DeLonghi Swan Severin
Which? logo
100%
4 reviews
100%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
84%
1 review
81%
1 review
73%
2 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
85%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
70%
1 review
Chip.de logo
69%
1 review
gadgetguy.com.au logo
94%
1 review
ichip.ru logo
85%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
60%
1 review
pricerunner.dk logo
80%
1 review
pricerunner.se logo
70%
1 review
Tweak.dk logo
80%
1 review
Average
80%
5 reviews
91%
5 reviews
84%
4 reviews
71%
3 reviews
78%
3 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Swan Electric Kettles Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Swan electric kettles. The table below shows the number of awards received by 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 Smeg Bosch DeLonghi Swan Severin
Which? logo
4
1
Trusted Reviews logo
2
Total
2
4
1

How Reliable Are Swan Electric Kettles?

We checked over 22,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Swan electric kettles. over 150 of these reviews mention reliability of which 49% were positive. Therefore the majority of Swan electric kettle owners and reviewers thought the product wasn't reliable.

Only 49% of reviewers think Swan electric kettles are reliable.

So, most people think that Swan electric kettles aren't good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Swan electric kettles that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

it was fine with decent build quality
amazon.co.uk
not well put together UPDATE 14 Feb Utter rubbish
Amazon
Robust construction
Tesco.com

NOT RELIABLE

Broke after 3 months
amazon.co.uk
I was very upset when it broke
Amazon
Not as robust as the cup holder
ao.com
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