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Should You Buy a Breville Iron?

Updated 06 October 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Breville Iron?

Breville is one of the most popular iron brands as well as being well known for its electric kettles, toasters and blenders.

If you are wondering how Breville irons compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 1,100 irons by objectively and impartially analysing over 15,000 user and expert reviews and 10 awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Breville are recognised for their wide selection of moderately popular and good quality irons. Their irons start at $19 for the VIN369 which has a power of 2,200W, a steam generating capacity of 30g/min and is a traditional iron and go up to $92 for the VIN406 which has a power of 2,600W, a steam generating capacity of 1g/min and is a traditional iron. The average price of a new Breville iron is $37.

Breville are recognised for their wide selection of moderately popular and good quality irons.

Is Breville the Best Iron Brand?

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

Breville is ranked the No. 8 best iron brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Breville is the 8th best iron brand out there.

#1
Netherlands
95%
95%
4,129 reviews
#2
United Kingdom
90%
90%
4,457 reviews
#3
France
86%
86%
2,425 reviews
#4
Germany
85%
85%
829 reviews
#5
Germany
82%
82%
253 reviews
#6
United Kingdom
82%
82%
277 reviews
#7
80%
80%
582 reviews
#8
Australia
79%
79%
808 reviews
#9
Brentwood
78%
78%
0 reviews
#10
Brentwood Appliances
75%
75%
5 reviews
#11
Igenix
75%
75%
145 reviews
#12
Hoover
United States
74%
74%
25 reviews
#13
Duronic
74%
74%
384 reviews
#14
Swan
71%
71%
452 reviews
#15
AEG
Germany
69%
69%
7 reviews
#16
Conair
64%
64%
0 reviews
#17
Andis
62%
62%
0 reviews
#18
Elgento
61%
61%
8 reviews
#19
Panasonic
Japan
61%
61%
0 reviews
#20
Taurus
60%
60%
0 reviews
#21
Hamilton Beach
60%
60%
0 reviews
#22
Tower
58%
58%
0 reviews
#23
Solac
58%
58%
0 reviews
#24
Sunbeam
57%
57%
0 reviews
#25
JML
56%
56%
0 reviews
#26
Applica
55%
55%
0 reviews
#27
Oliso
55%
55%
0 reviews
#28
Ariete
54%
54%
0 reviews
#29
Ufesa
54%
54%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Breville irons compare to the other iron brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All iron Brands
Breville Irons

Breville have better reviews than the typical iron brand, with the average rating of a Breville iron being 71%. Breville also have a number of great features including Multi-Directional Soleplate which sets them apart from the competition.

The average review score for a Breville iron is 71%.

There's a smaller selection of Breville irons available compared to other iron brands, with only 6 Breville irons currently on the market in the US. Breville irons also tend to be cheaper than most other iron brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Breville iron is $49 (based on a person typically using an iron for 2 hours per week), which makes them less efficient than most other iron brands.

No. Of Irons
Average Price
$83
$0 $5 $10 $15 $20 $25 $30 $35 $40 $45 $94
Price Distribution of All Irons
No. Of Irons
Average Price
$37
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $499
Price Distribution of Breville Irons

What Do the Breville Iron Reviews Say?

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

Breville logo

Expert Reviews

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

User Reviews

5 stars
530
4 stars
151
3 stars
48
2 stars
26
1 star
52
Breville has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its irons than most other iron brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 84% of user reviews for Breville irons are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 89% and 87% respectively across all Iron brands.

Purchasers of Breville irons frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use.

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

Average Review Score Philips Tefal Bosch Rowenta Morphy Richards Breville
Trusted Reviews logo
60%
1 review
100%
1 review
50%
1 review
90%
1 review
90%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
77%
4 reviews
81%
1 review
gadgetspeak.com logo
74%
2 reviews
76%
1 review
besteproduct.nl logo
87%
1 review
84%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
70%
2 reviews
smartson.se logo
87%
1 review
techgearlab.com logo
82%
1 review
vr-zone.com logo
83%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
1 review
wired.it logo
80%
1 review
videotesty.pl logo
Average
67%
7 reviews
78%
7 reviews
92%
3 reviews
66%
2 reviews
86%
2 reviews
90%
1 review

How Many Industry Awards Have Breville Irons Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 1 industry award for a Breville iron. The table below compares the number of awards given to Breville to other popular iron brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Breville has won 1 award for its irons.

Compare all award winning irons

Number of Awards Philips Tefal Bosch Rowenta Morphy Richards Breville
Trusted Reviews logo
1
1
1
besteproduct.nl logo
1
1
techgearlab.com logo
1
videotesty.pl logo
1
Which? logo
1
Total
2
1
2
1
1
1

How Reliable Are Breville Irons?

We checked over 15,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Breville irons. 20 of these reviews that mention reliability of which 75% were positive. Therefore the majority of Breville iron owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

75% of reviewers think Breville irons are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

apart from it leaking constantly it is very good
Tesco.com
Sole plate is very durable with very little marking - any marks are easily cleaned off
amazon.co.uk
very sturdy with a large water hole
Argos.co.uk
Very robust
ao.com

NOT RELIABLE

This irons steam shot button has broken after 3 months of use
amazon.co.uk
previously had the JML which broke
Argos.co.uk

Features to Look Out For On Breville Irons

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Breville irons that set them apart from the competition. These include Multi-Directional Soleplate.

Breville Multi-Directional Soleplate

Breville irons that feature Multi-Directional Soleplate include the Breville vin339 ($0).

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Breville Iron?
Is Breville the Best Iron Brand?
What Do the Breville Iron Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Breville Irons Received?
How Reliable Are Breville Irons?
Features to Look Out For On Breville Irons
Breville Multi-Directional Soleplate

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