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Should You Buy a Breville Iron?

Matthew
Updated 09 September 2020
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should you buy a Breville Iron?

Breville is well known for its electric kettles, toasters, blenders and fryers.

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 16,000 user and expert reviews and 30+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Breville are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and moderately popular irons. Their irons start at $19 for the VIN310 which has a power of 2,400W, a steam generating capacity of 40g/min and is a steam iron and go up to $90 for the PressXpress which has a power of 2,800W, a steam generating capacity of 180g/min and is a traditional iron. The average price of a new Breville iron is $50.

Breville are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and moderately popular 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. 7 best iron brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Breville is the 7th best iron brand out there.

#1
Netherlands
95%
95%
4,689 reviews
#2
United Kingdom
89%
89%
4,166 reviews
#3
84%
84%
594 reviews
#4
Germany
83%
83%
852 reviews
#5
France
82%
82%
2,633 reviews
#6
Germany
82%
82%
253 reviews
#7
Australia
81%
81%
899 reviews
#8
United Kingdom
80%
80%
340 reviews
#9
Brentwood
80%
80%
0 reviews
#10
Swan
80%
80%
452 reviews
#11
Brentwood Appliances
79%
79%
5 reviews
#12
Conair
77%
77%
61 reviews
#13
AEG
Germany
70%
70%
7 reviews
#14
Hoover
United States
67%
67%
24 reviews
#15
Tower
64%
64%
19 reviews
#16
Solac
63%
63%
0 reviews
#17
Andis
61%
61%
0 reviews
#18
Taurus
58%
58%
0 reviews
#19
Sunbeam
57%
57%
0 reviews
#20
Panasonic
Japan
57%
57%
0 reviews
#21
Oliso
56%
56%
0 reviews
#22
Ufesa
54%
54%
0 reviews
#23
Imetec
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 70%.

The average review score for a Breville iron is 70%.

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 more expensive than most other iron brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.

Whilst Breville have a number of interesting features including Multi-Directional Soleplate, overall they tend to be less feature rich than their competitors. 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
$47
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $949
Price Distribution of All Irons
No. Of Irons
Average Price
$50
$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
591
4 stars
168
3 stars
51
2 stars
30
1 star
58
Breville has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its irons than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 85% of user reviews for Breville irons are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 92% and 87% respectively across all Iron brands.

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 Tefal Philips Bosch Beko Braun Breville
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
81%
7 reviews
85%
1 review
84%
1 review
81%
1 review
81%
1 review
gadgetspeak.com logo
74%
2 reviews
76%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
70%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
60%
1 review
100%
1 review
90%
1 review
besteproduct.nl logo
84%
1 review
87%
1 review
coolsmartphone.com logo
93%
1 review
pricerunner.se logo
70%
1 review
smartson.se logo
87%
1 review
vr-zone.com logo
83%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
1 review
wired.it logo
80%
1 review
videotesty.pl logo
Average
77%
11 reviews
69%
8 reviews
90%
4 reviews
87%
2 reviews
91%
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 received by 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 Tefal Philips Bosch Beko Braun Breville
besteproduct.nl logo
1
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
1
videotesty.pl logo
1
Which? logo
1
Total
1
2
2
1
1

How Reliable Are Breville Irons?

We checked over 16,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Breville irons. over 30 of these reviews mention reliability of which 73% were positive. Therefore the majority of Breville iron owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

73% 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

I like the build quality
amazon.co.uk
very sturdy with a large water hole
Argos.co.uk
Very robust
ao.com
I Brought this iron after our expensive one broke
Tesco.com

NOT RELIABLE

Always worried that I choose one that doesn't come up to scratch
Argos.co.uk
This irons steam shot button has broken after 3 months of use
amazon.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 PressXpress ($90).

What is the Best Mid-Range Breville Iron?

Breville PressXpress

$89.95
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Breville PressXpress
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Breville PressXpress
2,800W
180g/min
STEAM
CAPACITY
0.4L
WATER TANK
$219
OVER 5 YEARS

A great mid range choice, priced at $89.95 is the Breville PressXpress, which has a Kagoo Score of 84.

Features We Love:
Multi-Directional Soleplate
Many steam generating capacity (180g/min)
Big water tank capacity (0.4L)
Vertical steam function
Automatic anti-calc system

A fully featured and classic 2,800W traditional iron, with a reasonable price and steam generating capacity. It has an automatic anti-calc system, a vertical steam function and an anti-drip function and features anti-scale system. Multiple reviews mentioned that this iron has very good features and it's really easy to use, and well designed.

96
Reviews
12 Reviews
85
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Popularity
Quite Popular
82
Value for Money
Very Good
78
Running Costs
$220 Over 5 Years
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Breville PressXpress has fantastic user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this iron to others.

The cheapest price that we could find for the PressXpress in the US is $89.95 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End Breville Iron?

Breville VIN401

$44.49
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Breville VIN401
Buy Now
Breville VIN401
3,100W
70g/min
STEAM
CAPACITY
0.4L
WATER TANK
1.6kg
$242
OVER 5 YEARS

If you're looking for a high end Breville iron then the Breville VIN401 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 82, but is a bit more expensive at $44.49.

Features We Love:
Many steam generating capacity (70g/min)
Big water tank capacity (0.4L)
Automatic anti-calc system
Vertical steam function
Self-cleaning

A good value for money and fully featured 3,100W steam generator iron, with low running costs and the latest technology. It has an automatic anti-calc system, a vertical steam function and an anti-drip function and is self-cleaning.

84
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Popularity
Quite Popular
82
Value for Money
Very Good
73
Running Costs
$240 Over 5 Years
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent

The cheapest price that we could find for the VIN401 in the US is $44.49 and in total we found 4 prices for it.

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$44.49
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$57.20
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$99.99
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$119.95
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What is the Best Budget Choice Breville Iron?

Breville VIN383

$25.37
Inferno Distribution UK Ltd
Breville VIN383
Buy Now
Breville VIN383
2,200W
30g/min
STEAM
CAPACITY
$172
OVER 5 YEARS

At only $25.37 and with a Kagoo Score of 80 the Breville VIN383 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Vertical steam function
Features anti-scale system

A very economical to run and fully featured 2,200W traditional iron, with an affordable price. It has a vertical steam function and features anti-scale system.

83
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Value for Money
Very Good
91
Running Costs
$170 Over 5 Years
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Breville VIN383 has below average user reviews with an average user rating of 60%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the VIN383 in the US is $25.37 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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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
What is the Best Mid-Range Breville Iron?
What is the Best High End Breville Iron?
What is the Best Budget Choice Breville Iron?

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