If you are thinking about buying a Tefal iron then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of iron brands is compiled by analysing over 16,000 user and expert reviews and 30+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,100 irons.
Tefal are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular irons. Their irons start at $29 for the FV3775 which has a power of 2,400W, a steam generating capacity of 30g/min and is a traditional iron and go up to $874 for the GV9580 which has a power of 2,600W, a steam generating capacity of 180g/min and is a steam generator iron. The average price of a new Tefal iron is $301.
Tefal are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular irons.
Is Tefal the Best Iron Brand?
So are Tefal 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.
Tefal is ranked the No. 4 best iron brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Tefal is the 4th best iron brand out there.
Let's look at how Tefal irons compare to the other iron brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
All iron Brands
Tefal have better reviews than the typical iron brand, with the average rating of a Tefal iron being 83%.
The average review score for a Tefal iron is 83%.
There's a smaller selection of Tefal irons available compared to other iron brands, with only 11 Tefal irons currently on the market in the US. Tefal irons also tend to be more expensive than most other iron brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.
Whilst Tefal have a number of interesting features including Silence Sessions, overall they tend to be less feature rich than their competitors. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Tefal iron is $48 (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
Price Distribution of All Irons
No. Of Irons
Average Price $301
Price Distribution of Tefal Irons
What Do the Tefal Iron Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every Tefal iron to work out the average distribution of reviews for Tefal and then compared this to the other iron brands.
Tefal 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 84% of user reviews for Tefal irons are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% and 87% respectively across all Iron brands.
Purchasers of Tefal irons frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, has useful technical features and was carefully designed.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to Tefal 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.
How Many Industry Awards Have Tefal Irons Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 1 industry award for a Tefal iron. The table below compares the number of awards received by Tefal to other popular iron brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
We checked over 16,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Tefal irons. over 170 of these reviews mention reliability of which 86% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Tefal iron owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
86% of reviewers think Tefal irons are reliable.
So, most people think that Tefal irons are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Tefal irons that mention reliability:
Good Build Quality
The controls do not feel particularly robust or accurate
has a sturdy heavy-ish feel to it
get a more reliable product
Poor Build Quality
when mine broke I wasn't sure what make to get
Mediocre Build Quality
The only issue I have is the toughness of steam control
The water leaking problem still persisted
Features to Look Out For On Tefal Irons
There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Tefal irons that set them apart from the competition. These include Silence Sessions.