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Should You Buy a Breville Toaster?

Matthew
Updated 03 February 2020
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should you buy a Breville Toaster?

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

If you are wondering how Breville toasters compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared 940+ toasters by objectively and impartially analysing over 8,000 user and expert reviews and 30+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Breville are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and moderately popular toasters. Their toasters start at $37 for the VTT476 which has 4 slice slice and go up to $137 for the VTT634 which has 4 slice slice. The average price of a new Breville toaster is $86.

Breville are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and moderately popular toasters.

Is Breville the Best Toaster Brand?

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

Breville is ranked the No. 4 best toaster brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Breville is the 4th best toaster brand out there.

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
1,088 reviews
#2
Germany
87%
87%
208 reviews
#3
United Kingdom
82%
82%
1,143 reviews
#4
Australia
80%
80%
2,000 reviews
#5
KitchenAid
79%
79%
124 reviews
#6
78%
78%
318 reviews
#7
Smeg
Italy
78%
78%
356 reviews
#8
Italy
76%
76%
1,353 reviews
#9
Igenix
75%
75%
139 reviews
#10
Kenwood
United Kingdom
74%
74%
140 reviews
#11
Swan
73%
73%
476 reviews
#12
Beko
Turkey
71%
71%
13 reviews
#13
Cuisinart
70%
70%
37 reviews
#14
Netherlands
70%
70%
13 reviews
#15
France
68%
68%
99 reviews
#16
AEG
Germany
67%
67%
13 reviews
#17
Panasonic
Japan
66%
66%
4 reviews
#18
Brentwood Appliances
63%
63%
0 reviews
#19
Brentwood
63%
63%
0 reviews
#20
WMF
62%
62%
1 review
#21
Black & Decker
61%
61%
6 reviews
#22
Elgento
61%
61%
24 reviews
#23
Tower
60%
60%
0 reviews
#24
Haden
59%
59%
0 reviews
#25
Magic Chef
57%
57%
0 reviews
#26
Grundig
Germany
57%
57%
1 review
#27
Taurus
55%
55%
0 reviews
#28
Severin
55%
55%
0 reviews
#29
Nostalgia Electrics
55%
55%
0 reviews
#30
Bestron
55%
55%
0 reviews
#31
Sabichi
53%
53%
0 reviews
#32
Bodum
52%
52%
0 reviews
#33
Hamilton Beach
52%
52%
0 reviews
#34
Gastroback
52%
52%
0 reviews
#35
Medion
52%
52%
0 reviews
#36
Unold
51%
51%
0 reviews
#37
TriStar
51%
51%
0 reviews
#38
Moulinex
51%
51%
0 reviews
#39
Maxi-Matic
51%
51%
0 reviews
#40
Ufesa
51%
51%
0 reviews

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

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All toaster Brands
Breville Toasters

Breville have better reviews than the typical toaster brand, with the average rating of a Breville toaster being 78%. Breville also have a number of great features including Illuminated Controls which sets them apart from the competition.

The average review score for a Breville toaster is 78%.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Breville toaster is $11 (based on a person typically using a toaster for 5 minutes per day), which makes them more efficient than most other toaster brands.

There's a smaller selection of Breville toasters available compared to other toaster brands, with only 5 Breville toasters currently on the market in the US. Breville toasters also tend to be more expensive than most other toaster brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.

No. Of Toasters
Average Price
$79
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $299
Price Distribution of All Toasters
No. Of Toasters
Average Price
$86
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $279
Price Distribution of Breville Toasters

What Do the Breville Toaster Reviews Say?

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

Breville logo

Expert Reviews

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

User Reviews

5 stars
1,211
4 stars
452
3 stars
132
2 stars
59
1 star
120
Breville has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its toasters than most other brands.

Over 75% of expert reviews and 84% of user reviews for Breville toasters are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 84% and 85% respectively across all Toaster brands.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Breville toasters by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other toaster brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Russell Hobbs Breville Smeg Swan KitchenAid
Trusted Reviews logo
60%
2 reviews
40%
1 review
80%
1 review
85%
2 reviews
90%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
3 reviews
100%
4 reviews
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
83%
1 review
56%
1 review
87%
2 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
100%
1 review
gadgetshow.channel5.com logo
80%
1 review
techgearlab.com logo
83%
1 review
Average
80%
6 reviews
70%
5 reviews
87%
4 reviews
71%
3 reviews
89%
3 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Breville Toasters Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 4 industry awards for Breville toasters. This means that Breville has more awards for its toasters than any other brand. The table below compares the number of awards received by Breville to other popular toaster brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Breville has more awards for its toasters than any other brand.

Compare all award winning toasters

Number of Awards Russell Hobbs Breville Smeg Swan KitchenAid
Which? logo
3
4
Trusted Reviews logo
1
1
1
Expert Reviews logo
1
techgearlab.com logo
1
Total
3
4
3
1
1

How Reliable Are Breville Toasters?

We checked over 8,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Breville toasters. over 60 of these reviews mention reliability of which 82% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Breville toaster owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

82% of reviewers think Breville toasters are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

Well made product capable of handling thick slices of bread
Argos.co.uk
A well made
Amazon
yet each dial is sufficiently well made that it gently clicks between the numbers
amazon.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

Reluctantly bought a new machine when our trusty Homer Simpson model broke
amazon.co.uk
not as sturdy as it looks
Argos.co.uk
I first panicked as I thought it was broken
Amazon

Features to Look Out For On Breville Toasters

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Breville toasters that set them apart from the competition. These include Illuminated Controls.

Breville Illuminated Controls

Breville toasters that feature Illuminated Controls include the Breville VTT476 ($37), the Breville VTT470 ($39) and the Breville VTT702 ($38).

What is the Best Budget Choice Breville Toaster?

Breville VTT476

$36.91
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Breville VTT476
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Breville VTT476
4
SLICES
2,000W
$46
OVER 5 YEARS

At only $36.91 and with a Kagoo Score of 87 the Breville VTT476 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Illuminated Controls
Four slices
Defrost function
High-lift mechanism

Customers report that this toaster holdsa lot of slices, it toasts bread evenly and it's good-looking. It's a classic and cheap 4 slice toaster, great for small families.

96
Reviews
230 Reviews
87
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Popularity
Quite Popular
87
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Running Costs
$48 Over 5 Years
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Breville VTT476 has excellent user reviews with an average user rating of 91%, based on 230 reviews.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Breville Toaster?
Is Breville the Best Toaster Brand?
What Do the Breville Toaster Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Breville Toasters Received?
How Reliable Are Breville Toasters?
Features to Look Out For On Breville Toasters
Breville Illuminated Controls
What is the Best Budget Choice Breville Toaster?

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