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Home Fryers Presto 05442

Presto 05442

Presto 05442
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49 Reviews
89
Features
Fully-Featured
93
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Widely Available
89
Value for Money
Very Good
90
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
The best rated fryer under $100, with a good price. Our review analysis indicates that it has good features, safety features and it's easy to use.
Features We Love:
Has an adjustable thermostat
Has a viewing window
Has a removable bowl
Has a non-stick coating
Has a cool touch handle
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With outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Presto 05442 number 1 across all fryers.

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Kagoo Score
96
Reviews
90
Features
93
Popularity
90
Value for Money

90

90
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 90?

our review analysis indicates that it has fantastic user reviews but ok expert reviews with an average overall rating of 78%, based on 49 reviews.
This fryer is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer fryers with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
This Presto fryer has some great features:
Has an adjustable thermostat
Has a viewing window
Has a removable bowl
Has a non-stick coating

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each fryer by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the fryer is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec fryers come to market, the older fryers will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Average Review Score

3.9 stars (49 reviews)

80%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
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What Are People Saying About the Presto 05442?

Dangerous?
2
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Features
4
1
Price
5
0
Fryer Usage
1
0
Ease of Use
2
1
Design
3
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Size and Weight
1
0
Support
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1
Robustness
0
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Capacity
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Five People Thought it Was Reasonably Priced
  • ... features we looked for, but with a little practice, it is an inexpensive option for frying your favorite foods...It was easier to fill and empty the oil ...
    toptenreviews.com 3 Apr 2014
  • This is a great product, Great price, also the inner bowl can be removed for cleaning, which is very hard to find on other deep fryers...
    Rojba - Walmart.com 22 Aug 2011
  • ... without that annoying huge handle sticking out all the time - but at a much more reasonable price. We had to order through the website because our area ...
    Jadesmema - Walmart.com 9 Apr 2012
  • Excellent fryer, it's inexpensive, large and has some good features. i really like the lid, because you can suspend the basket above the oil to fill it ...
    Hotrodrancher - Walmart.com 26 Apr 2011
  • One Person Thought it Was Reliable
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    One Person Thought it Was a Good Size
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    Three People Thought it Had a Good Design
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    Three People Thought This Fryer Was Easy to Use

    Three people thought that the Presto 05442 was easy to use.

  • ... favorite. This fryer has different temperatures for what your frying. Easy to use, with great results. Love mine! Forgot one feature I really like. You ...
    5thwheellady - Walmart.com 11 Mar 2014
  • Easy to use...
    Quality - Walmart.com 23 Apr 2016
  • ... grease splatters...Cool-touch exterior. Basket lowers with lid closed. Intuitive controls. Reliable temperature indicator. No onoff switch. Not suitable ...
    consumersearch.com 8 Nov 2016
  • Four People Thought it Had Good Technical Features

    Several people thought that the Presto 05442 had good safety features and features.

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    Has Good Safety Features
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... heat-up and recovery times, the Presto 05442 also boasts built-in safety features to prevent grease splatters...Cool-touch exterior. Basket lowers with ...
    consumersearch.com 8 Nov 2016
  • ... really doesn't matter all that much. Two great safety features are that the outside of the unit is not hot to the touch and that the plug is attached by ...
    Mcgilljp - Walmart.com 16 May 2015
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    Has Good Features
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    One Person Thought it Did Not Have Good Technical Guidance
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    One Person Thought it Had a Large Capacity
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    Two People Thought This Fryer Was Safe to Use

    Two people thought that the Presto 05442 was safe to use.

  • ... the directions. My food was very crisp and nicely done. I felt safe while cooking with this fryer. No splattering, no messy kitchen. The appliance does ...
    Marcia439 - Walmart.com 4 Aug 2014
  • ... your food and then just press the lever and it goes down into the oil. Safe to use and you don't have to keep taking the basket out to fill. Watch that ...
    5thwheellady - Walmart.com 11 Mar 2014
  • One Customer Thought This Fryer Was Useful for Many Different Foods
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Has an adjustable thermostat
    Has a viewing window
    Has a removable bowl
    Has a non-stick coating
    Has a cool touch handle
    Does not have a low fat frying function
    Does Not Have a Low Fat Frying Function

    The Presto 05442 does not have a low fat frying function. 51% of fryers do have a low fat frying function.

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    Has an Adjustable Thermostat
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    The Presto 05442 has an adjustable thermostat. 55% of fryers also have an adjustable thermostat.

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    Has a Viewing Window
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    The Presto 05442 has a viewing window, unlike 77% of fryers which do not have a viewing window.

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    Has a Removable Bowl
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    The Presto 05442 has a removable bowl. 65% of fryers do not have a removable bowl.

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    Has a Non-Stick Coating

    The Presto 05442 has a non-stick coating. 76% of fryers do not have a non-stick coating.

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    Has a Cool Touch Handle

    The Presto 05442 has a cool touch handle. 79% of fryers do not have a cool touch handle.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Presto 05442 has been listed on Kagoo since March 2018 and is currently ranked number 1 out of 170 fryers.
    90
    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A fryer with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    We have analysed the Presto 05442, and ranked it:

    High-End
    This fryer has a very high quality score but is very expensive - choose this if you want the best!

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    Presto 05442
    Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
    Price

    The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $21.95 it is still in the cheapest 11% of fryers.

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    Value for Money of Similar Fryers

    The chart below compares the value for money of the Presto 05442 (the red dot) against some of its competitors (the blue dots). Hover on a blue dot to see additional info for each competitor. Click the dot to view that product.

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    What the Reviews Say

    Five people thought it was reasonably priced
    3.9 Stars

    80%

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    80% of Customers Would Recommend
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    Presto 05442 Specification

    Key Features
    Power
    Low Fat Frying Function
    Performance
    Adjustable Thermostat
    Power
    AC Input Voltage
    Design
    Removable Bowl
    Colour
    Non-Stick Coating
    Construction Type
    Type
    Easy to Clean
    Control Type
    Viewing Window
    Cool Touch Handle
    Indication
    Indication Light
    Illuminated On/off Switch
    Built-in Display
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Other Features
    Power Consumption (Typical)
    Power Requirements
    Technical Details
    Features

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    presto 05442

    Barcodes

     00075741054421,  00177929806768,  00757410544210

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    $21 More Expensive
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