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Should You Buy a Tefal Fryer?

Updated 11 October 2019 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 4,800 user and expert reviews and 9 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 $47 for the FF220040 which has a power of 1,000W and a fryer food capacity of 0.6kg and go up to $424 for the Actifry Express Snacking which has a power of 1,400W and a fryer food capacity of 1kg. The average price of a new Tefal fryer is $54.

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%
1,996 reviews
#2
Netherlands
91%
91%
1,083 reviews
#3
Italy
88%
88%
287 reviews
#4
Tower
83%
83%
4 reviews
#5
Brentwood
83%
83%
11 reviews
#6
Presto
82%
82%
49 reviews
#7
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
82%
82%
131 reviews
#8
Swan
80%
80%
301 reviews
#9
Breville
Australia
79%
79%
400 reviews
#10
Princess
79%
79%
13 reviews
#11
Domo
78%
78%
3 reviews
#12
Klarstein
76%
76%
4 reviews
#13
Elgento
74%
74%
44 reviews
#14
Duronic
66%
66%
38 reviews
#15
TriStar
64%
64%
0 reviews
#16
Cuisinart
64%
64%
0 reviews
#17
Medion
62%
62%
0 reviews
#18
Daewoo
South Korea
60%
60%
0 reviews
#19
Rosewill
60%
60%
0 reviews
#20
Chefman
59%
59%
0 reviews
#21
Magic Chef
59%
59%
0 reviews
#22
Maxi-Matic
59%
59%
0 reviews
#23
Nutrichef
58%
58%
0 reviews
#24
Nesco
57%
57%
0 reviews
#25
Aluratek
56%
56%
0 reviews
#26
Ninja
56%
56%
0 reviews
#27
Gourmetmaxx
56%
56%
0 reviews
#28
Chard
56%
56%
0 reviews
#29
Hamilton Beach
55%
55%
0 reviews
#30
Black & Decker
55%
55%
0 reviews
#31
Continental Electric
55%
55%
0 reviews
#32
Midea
53%
53%
0 reviews
#33
Proctor Silex
52%
52%
0 reviews
#34
Cecotec
52%
52%
0 reviews
#35
Oster
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
$102
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $499
Price Distribution of All Fryers
No. Of Fryers
Average Price
$54
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $649
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
1
3 stars
1
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Tefal logo

User Reviews

5 stars
1,541
4 stars
284
3 stars
69
2 stars
34
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 50% of expert reviews and 92% of user reviews for Tefal fryers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 72% and 89% respectively across all Fryer brands.

Purchasers of Tefal fryers frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use and made crunchy, tasty 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 Inventum Presto
Trusted Reviews logo
90%
1 review
77%
3 reviews
70%
2 reviews
CNET.co.uk logo
55%
4 reviews
gadgetgear.nl logo
93%
3 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
80%
2 reviews
tweakers.net logo
70%
2 reviews
agdmaniak.pl logo
90%
1 review
besteproduct.nl logo
76%
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
M3.idg.se logo
70%
1 review
Pocket Lint logo
70%
1 review
toptenreviews.com logo
69%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
1 review
Average
78%
19 reviews
68%
4 reviews
70%
2 reviews
76%
1 review
69%
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 Inventum Presto
gadgetgear.nl logo
3
agdmaniak.pl logo
1
besteproduct.nl logo
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
Which? logo
1
Total
6
1

How Reliable Are Tefal Fryers?

We checked over 4,800 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Tefal fryers. 20 of these reviews that mention reliability of which 64% were positive. Therefore the majority of Tefal fryer owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

64% 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

Very sturdy
Argos.co.uk
loved it (sadly broke) I thought I'd replace with this newer model
amazon.co.uk
Well made had an actuary before
ao.com

NOT RELIABLE

i felt that the control for the options is not very sturdy
Argos.co.uk
ceramic materials rather than easily scratched plastic
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), the Tefal Easy Pro FR3330 ($57) and the Tefal FR804040 ($124).

Tefal My ActiFry App Compatible

Tefal fryers that feature My ActiFry App Compatible include the Tefal AH960840 ($212).

Tefal Patented Dual Motion Technology

Tefal fryers that feature Patented Dual Motion Technology include the Tefal AH960840 ($212).

Tefal Automatic Oil Filtration

Tefal fryers that feature Automatic Oil Filtration include the Tefal FR804040 ($124).

What is the Best Mid-Range Tefal Fryer?

Tefal EY401D

$354.00
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1.2kg
FRYER FOOD
1,500W
4.2L
CAPACITY

A great mid range choice, priced at $354 is the Tefal EY401D, which has a Kagoo Score of 75.

Features We Love:
Low fat frying function
Adjustable thermostat
Big oil capacity (4.2L)
Dishwasher-proof parts
Removable bowl

A very highly rated and fully featured 1,500W fryer. Our review analysis indicates that this fryer isgood-looking and easy to use.

81
Features
Fully-Featured
66
Value for Money
Good
75
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Our review analysis indicates that Tefal EY401D has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 90%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the EY401D in the US is $354.00 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best High End Tefal Fryer?

Tefal AH960840

$211.83
Crampton and Moore
Tefal AH960840
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Tefal AH960840
1.7kg
FRYER FOOD
1,400W
20L
CAPACITY

If you're looking for a high end Tefal fryer then the Tefal AH960840 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 76, but is a bit more expensive at $211.83.

Features We Love:
My ActiFry App Compatible
Patented Dual Motion Technology
Big fryer food capacity (1.7kg)
Low fat frying function
Adjustable thermostat

A fully featured but only ok value for money 1,400W fryer.

81
Features
Fully-Featured
68
Value for Money
Good
76
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the AH960840 in the US is $211.83 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Tefal Fryer?

Tefal EY401840

$108.14
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Tefal EY401840
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Tefal EY401840
1.2kg
FRYER FOOD
1,500W
1L
CAPACITY

At only $108.14 and with a Kagoo Score of 79 the Tefal EY401840 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Low fat frying function
Adjustable thermostat
Dishwasher-proof parts
Non-stick coating
Features cool wall housing

A fully featured and very highly rated 1,500W fryer, with a reasonable price.

94
Reviews
3 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Our review analysis indicates that Tefal EY401840 has great user reviews with an average user rating of 87%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the EY401840 in the US is $108.14 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
Tefal Automatic Oil Filtration
What is the Best Mid-Range Tefal Fryer?
What is the Best High End Tefal Fryer?
What is the Best Budget Choice Tefal Fryer?

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