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Should You Buy a Swan Electric Kettle?

Updated 31 December 2019 by Matthew
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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 11,000 user and expert reviews and 10 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,600 electric kettles to impartially compare each electric kettle brand.

Swan are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and moderately popular electric kettles. Their electric kettles start at $18 for the SK27010N which has a power of 1,000W and a water tank capacity of 0.4L and go up to $109 for the SK34021 which has a power of 3,000W and a water tank capacity of 1.7L. The average price of a new Swan electric kettle is $59.

Swan are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and 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. 6 best electric kettle brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Swan is the 6th best electric kettle brand out there.

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
647 reviews
#2
United Kingdom
89%
89%
1,070 reviews
#3
Brentwood
87%
87%
17 reviews
#4
Germany
85%
85%
1,758 reviews
#5
Australia
85%
85%
3,145 reviews
#6
82%
82%
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
Italy
75%
75%
1,341 reviews
#13
Brentwood Appliances
74%
74%
3 reviews
#14
74%
74%
4 reviews
#15
France
74%
74%
6 reviews
#16
73%
73%
1,174 reviews
#17
Sencor
72%
72%
3 reviews
#18
Beko
Turkey
67%
67%
4 reviews
#19
AEG
Germany
67%
67%
35 reviews
#20
Braun
66%
66%
3 reviews
#21
Nesco
65%
65%
0 reviews
#22
Tower
64%
64%
0 reviews
#23
Ariete
62%
62%
1 review
#24
Siemens
Germany
61%
61%
2 reviews
#25
Proctor Silex
61%
61%
0 reviews
#26
Krups
Germany
61%
61%
0 reviews
#27
Bugatti
60%
60%
34 reviews
#28
Premier
60%
60%
0 reviews
#29
Sinbo
58%
58%
0 reviews
#30
Clatronic
58%
58%
0 reviews
#31
Signature
58%
58%
0 reviews
#32
Bonavita
57%
57%
0 reviews
#33
Grundig
Germany
57%
57%
0 reviews
#34
Cuisinart
57%
57%
4 reviews
#35
Haden
57%
57%
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
54%
54%
0 reviews
#41
Cloer
53%
53%
0 reviews
#42
Aroma
53%
53%
0 reviews
#43
Melitta
Germany
52%
52%
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%.

The average review score for a Swan electric kettle is 70%.

There's a smaller selection of Swan electric kettles available compared to other electric kettle brands, with only 7 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
$65
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $319
Price Distribution of All Electric Kettles
No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price
$59
$0 $5 $10 $15 $20 $25 $30 $35 $40 $45 $184
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
2
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Swan logo

User Reviews

5 stars
454
4 stars
120
3 stars
66
2 stars
44
1 star
123
Swan has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its electric kettles than most other electric kettle brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 71% of user reviews for Swan electric kettles are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 95% and 85% respectively across all Electric Kettle brands.

Purchasers of Swan electric kettles frequently mentioned that the product boiled water quickly.

Looking at just the expert reviews, 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 Dualit Bosch Tefal Linsar Swan
Trusted Reviews logo
83%
4 reviews
85%
2 reviews
70%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
76%
1 review
67%
2 reviews
76%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
3 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
80%
1 review
Average
80%
6 reviews
100%
3 reviews
85%
2 reviews
67%
2 reviews
73%
2 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 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 Tefal Linsar Swan
Trusted Reviews logo
2
1
Which? logo
3
Total
2
3
1

How Reliable Are Swan Electric Kettles?

We checked over 11,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Swan electric kettles. 30+ of these reviews that mention reliability of which 74% were positive. Therefore the majority of Swan electric kettle owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

74% of reviewers think Swan electric kettles are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

Kettle broke after less than 2 months use
amazon.co.uk
really well made
ao.com
Well made
Amazon
well made
Tesco.com
Wanted something more robust than a household kettle so bought this catering kettle as the solution
Argos.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

Unfortunately this kettle is leaking already from the bottom
Amazon
Unfortunately leaking
amazon.co.uk
Not as robust as the cup holder
ao.com

What is the Best Mid-Range Swan Electric Kettle?

Swan SK19020CN

$49.50
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Swan SK19020CN
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Swan SK19020CN
1.5L
3,000W
POWER

A great mid range choice, priced at $49.50 is the Swan SK19020CN, which has a Kagoo Score of 81.

Features We Love:
360° rotational base
Non-drip spout
Boil-dry protection
Automatic shut off system

A very highly rated and fully featured 1.5L electric kettle, with a good price. Purchasers report that this electric kettle has superb features, it's good-looking and retro.

94
Reviews
29 Reviews
83
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Purchasers report that Swan SK19020CN has great user reviews with an average user rating of 87%, based on 29 reviews.

The cheapest price that we could find for the SK19020CN in the US is $49.50 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Swan Electric Kettle?

Swan SK14060N

$28.67
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Swan SK14060N
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Swan SK14060N
1.7L
2,200W
POWER
$504
OVER 10 YEARS

At only $28.67 and with a Kagoo Score of 86 the Swan SK14060N makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
360° rotational base
Supports filtering
Boil-dry protection

Owners report that this electric kettle isgood-looking and quiet. It's a very economical to run and excellently reviewed 1.7L electric kettle, with a very good spec and a cheap price. It has a water level indicator, a 360° rotational base and a boil-dry protection and supports filtering.

96
Reviews
9 Reviews
85
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Value for Money
Very Good
87
Running Costs
$500 Over 10 Years
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Owners report that Swan SK14060N has excellent user reviews with an average user rating of 100%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the SK14060N in the US is $28.67 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Swan Electric Kettle?
Is Swan the Best Electric Kettle Brand?
What Do the Swan Electric Kettle Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Swan Electric Kettles Received?
How Reliable Are Swan Electric Kettles?
What is the Best Mid-Range Swan Electric Kettle?
What is the Best Budget Choice Swan Electric Kettle?

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