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Should You Buy a Tefal Fryer?

Updated 08 January 2020 by Matthew
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Tefal is one of the most popular fryer brands as well as being well known for its irons, blenders and barbecues.

We've collated all the key information on Tefal fryers in this handy guide. We've analysed over 5,400 user and expert reviews and 10 awards from hundreds of different review sites on 540+ fryers to impartially compare each fryer brand.

Tefal are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular fryers. Their fryers start at $50 for the FF123140 which has a power of 1,600W and a fryer food capacity of 1kg and go up to $370 for the EY401D which has a power of 1,500W and a fryer food capacity of 1.2kg. The average price of a new Tefal fryer is $46.

Tefal are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular fryers.

Is Tefal the Best Fryer Brand?

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

Tefal is ranked the No. 1 best fryer brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Tefal is the actually best fryer brand out there.

#1
France
95%
95%
2,004 reviews
#2
Netherlands
91%
91%
1,074 reviews
#3
Italy
88%
88%
288 reviews
#4
Brentwood
84%
84%
11 reviews
#5
Tower
83%
83%
5 reviews
#6
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
81%
81%
131 reviews
#7
Swan
81%
81%
301 reviews
#8
Breville
Australia
81%
81%
921 reviews
#9
Presto
80%
80%
49 reviews
#10
Princess
79%
79%
13 reviews
#11
Elgento
74%
74%
44 reviews
#12
Elite
73%
73%
7 reviews
#13
Klarstein
70%
70%
4 reviews
#14
Duronic
66%
66%
35 reviews
#15
Cuisinart
64%
64%
0 reviews
#16
Moulinex
64%
64%
0 reviews
#17
Medion
62%
62%
1 review
#18
Oster
61%
61%
0 reviews
#19
Ninja
61%
61%
0 reviews
#20
Rosewill
60%
60%
0 reviews
#21
Chefman
59%
59%
0 reviews
#22
Daewoo
South Korea
59%
59%
0 reviews
#23
Maxi-Matic
58%
58%
0 reviews
#24
Magic Chef
58%
58%
0 reviews
#25
Chard
58%
58%
0 reviews
#26
Nesco
57%
57%
0 reviews
#27
Black & Decker
57%
57%
0 reviews
#28
Nutrichef
56%
56%
0 reviews
#29
Hamilton Beach
56%
56%
0 reviews
#30
Aluratek
56%
56%
0 reviews
#31
Gourmetmaxx
56%
56%
0 reviews
#32
Proctor Silex
54%
54%
0 reviews
#33
Midea
53%
53%
0 reviews
#34
Uniworld
52%
52%
0 reviews
#35
Cecotec
51%
51%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Tefal fryers compare to the other fryer brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All fryer Brands
Tefal Fryers

There's a wide selection of Tefal fryers available compared to other fryer brands, with over 50 Tefal fryers currently on the market in the US. Tefal also have better reviews than the typical fryer brand, with the average rating of a Tefal fryer being 92%.

The average review score for a Tefal fryer is 92%.

Tefal have a number of great features including CoolZone Technology, My ActiFry App Compatible and Patented Dual Motion Technology which sets them apart from the competition.

Tefal fryers tend to be cheaper than most other fryer brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.

No. Of Fryers
Average Price
$108
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $449
Price Distribution of All Fryers
No. Of Fryers
Average Price
$46
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $749
Price Distribution of Tefal Fryers

What Do the Tefal Fryer Reviews Say?

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

Tefal logo

Expert Reviews

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

User Reviews

5 stars
1,542
4 stars
284
3 stars
68
2 stars
32
1 star
65
Tefal has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its fryers than most other fryer brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews are actually lower.

Over 67% of expert reviews and 92% of user reviews for Tefal fryers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 79% and 89% respectively across all Fryer brands.

Purchasers of Tefal fryers frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use and produced high-quality chips.

Looking at just the expert reviews, in the table below we compare the average review score given to Tefal fryers by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other fryer brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Philips DeLonghi Tefal Sage Russell Hobbs
Trusted Reviews logo
90%
1 review
77%
3 reviews
70%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
80%
1 review
CNET.co.uk logo
55%
4 reviews
gadgetgear.nl logo
93%
3 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
80%
2 reviews
agdmaniak.pl logo
90%
1 review
CNET.com.au logo
60%
1 review
dinside.no/data logo
83%
1 review
gadgetshow.channel5.com logo
80%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.com logo
60%
1 review
Pocket Lint logo
70%
1 review
Techradar logo
80%
1 review
techtree.com logo
70%
1 review
tweakers.net logo
100%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
1 review
Average
81%
18 reviews
68%
4 reviews
75%
3 reviews
100%
1 review
80%
1 review

How Many Industry Awards Have Tefal Fryers Received?

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

Compare all award winning fryers

Number of Awards Philips DeLonghi Tefal Sage Russell Hobbs
Trusted Reviews logo
1
1
1
gadgetgear.nl logo
3
agdmaniak.pl logo
1
Which? logo
1
Total
6
1
1

How Reliable Are Tefal Fryers?

We checked over 5,400 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Tefal fryers. 20 of these reviews that mention reliability of which 62% were positive. Therefore the majority of Tefal fryer owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

62% of reviewers think Tefal fryers are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

Good well made product
ao.com
it is well engineered
amazon.co.uk
it was a sturdy build
Argos.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

I can only assume steam/water got in as the glass doesn't seem to have a proper seal around it
Argos.co.uk
seemed to scratch very quickly (washed in a dishwasher as recommended only
amazon.co.uk

Features to Look Out For On Tefal Fryers

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Tefal fryers that set them apart from the competition. These include CoolZone Technology, My ActiFry App Compatible and Patented Dual Motion Technology.

Tefal CoolZone Technology

Tefal fryers that feature CoolZone Technology include the Tefal FR333040 ($74).

Tefal My ActiFry App Compatible

Tefal fryers that feature My ActiFry App Compatible include the Tefal AH960040 ($218).

Tefal Patented Dual Motion Technology

Tefal fryers that feature Patented Dual Motion Technology include the Tefal AH960040 ($218).

What is the Best Mid-Range Tefal Fryer?

Tefal EY401D40

$104.18
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Tefal EY401D40
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Tefal EY401D40
4.2kg
FRYER FOOD
1,500W
4.2L
CAPACITY

A great mid range choice, priced at $104.18 is the Tefal EY401D40, which has a Kagoo Score of 85.

Features We Love:
Big fryer food capacity (4.2kg)
Low fat frying function
Big oil capacity (4.2L)
Dishwasher-proof parts
Features cool wall housing

A fryer food capacity and fully featured 1,500W fryer, with a fair price.

86
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Popularity
Quite Popular
85
Value for Money
Very Good
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent

The cheapest price that we could find for the EY401D40 in the US is $104.18 and in total we found 3 prices for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Tefal Fryer?

Tefal FR333040

$74.07
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Tefal FR333040
Buy Now
Tefal FR333040
1.2kg
FRYER FOOD
2,200W
3L
CAPACITY

At only $74.07 and with a Kagoo Score of 84 the Tefal FR333040 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
CoolZone Technology
Fast Heat Up
Adjustable thermostat
Dishwasher-proof parts
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A fully featured and classic 2,200W fryer, with a good price. Our review analysis indicates that this fryer has excellent features, it's very easy to use and well made.

96
Reviews
69 Reviews
85
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Owners report that Tefal FR333040 has excellent user reviews with an average user rating of 91%, based on 69 reviews.

The cheapest price that we could find for the FR333040 in the US is $74.07 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Tefal Fryer?
Is Tefal the Best Fryer Brand?
What Do the Tefal Fryer Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Tefal Fryers Received?
How Reliable Are Tefal Fryers?
Features to Look Out For On Tefal Fryers
Tefal CoolZone Technology
Tefal My ActiFry App Compatible
Tefal Patented Dual Motion Technology
What is the Best Mid-Range Tefal Fryer?
What is the Best Budget Choice Tefal Fryer?

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