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Should You Buy a Dualit Toaster?

Matthew
Updated 21 January 2020
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should you buy a Dualit Toaster?

Dualit is one of the most popular toaster brands as well as being well known for its electric kettles, ovens and coffee makers.

If you are wondering how Dualit 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.

Dualit are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular toasters. Their toasters start at $100 for the Studio - 2 which has 2 slice slice and go up to $290 for the Newgen (2 slot) which has 2 slice slice. The average price of a new Dualit toaster is $164.

Dualit are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular toasters.

Is Dualit the Best Toaster Brand?

So are Dualit 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.

Dualit is ranked the No. 5 best toaster brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Dualit is the 5th best toaster brand out there.

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
1,088 reviews
#2
Germany
87%
87%
208 reviews
#3
United Kingdom
83%
83%
1,143 reviews
#4
KitchenAid
80%
80%
124 reviews
#5
79%
79%
310 reviews
#6
Smeg
Italy
78%
78%
356 reviews
#7
Australia
77%
77%
1,979 reviews
#8
Italy
75%
75%
1,353 reviews
#9
Igenix
74%
74%
139 reviews
#10
Kenwood
United Kingdom
73%
73%
140 reviews
#11
Swan
73%
73%
476 reviews
#12
Beko
Turkey
71%
71%
13 reviews
#13
Netherlands
70%
70%
13 reviews
#14
Cuisinart
70%
70%
37 reviews
#15
France
68%
68%
99 reviews
#16
AEG
Germany
67%
67%
13 reviews
#17
Brentwood
63%
63%
0 reviews
#18
Brentwood Appliances
63%
63%
0 reviews
#19
Black & Decker
62%
62%
6 reviews
#20
Elgento
61%
61%
24 reviews
#21
WMF
61%
61%
1 review
#22
Tower
61%
61%
0 reviews
#23
Haden
59%
59%
0 reviews
#24
Grundig
Germany
57%
57%
1 review
#25
Nostalgia Electrics
57%
57%
0 reviews
#26
Taurus
56%
56%
0 reviews
#27
Severin
55%
55%
0 reviews
#28
Bestron
55%
55%
0 reviews
#29
Magic Chef
53%
53%
0 reviews
#30
Sabichi
53%
53%
0 reviews
#31
Hamilton Beach
52%
52%
0 reviews
#32
Bodum
52%
52%
0 reviews
#33
Medion
52%
52%
0 reviews
#34
Gastroback
52%
52%
0 reviews
#35
Unold
52%
52%
0 reviews
#36
TriStar
52%
52%
0 reviews
#37
Moulinex
51%
51%
0 reviews
#38
Maxi-Matic
51%
51%
0 reviews
#39
Ufesa
51%
51%
0 reviews
#40
Bugatti
51%
51%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Dualit 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
Dualit Toasters

At an average purchase price of $164, Dualit toasters tend to be more expensive than most other toaster brands. Dualit also have better reviews than the typical toaster brand, with the average rating of a Dualit toaster being 81%.

The average review score for a Dualit toaster is 81%.

Dualit have a number of great features including bagel function and Perfect Toast Technology which sets them apart from the competition. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Dualit toaster is $10 (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 Dualit toasters available compared to other toaster brands, with only 6 Dualit toasters currently on the market in the US.

No. Of Toasters
Average Price
$79
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $299
Price Distribution of All Toasters
No. Of Toasters
Average Price
$164
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $279
Price Distribution of Dualit Toasters

What Do the Dualit Toaster Reviews Say?

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

Dualit logo

Expert Reviews

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

User Reviews

5 stars
234
4 stars
48
3 stars
8
2 stars
7
1 star
10
Dualit has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its toasters than most other brands.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 92% of user reviews for Dualit 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 Dualit 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 Dualit
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
80%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
100%
1 review
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
90%
2 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Dualit Toasters Received?

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

Dualit has won 1 award for its toasters.

Compare all award winning toasters

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

How Reliable Are Dualit Toasters?

We checked over 8,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Dualit toasters. over 70 of these reviews mention reliability of which 96% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Dualit toaster owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

96% of reviewers think Dualit toasters are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

they are not reliable as they cannot gauge the type of bread
currys.co.uk
Good Build Quality
johnlewis.com
Well made
Argos.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

Poor Build Quality
johnlewis.com
I did not rate the durability yet as I have had it for
Bestbuy.com

Features to Look Out For On Dualit Toasters

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Dualit toasters that set them apart from the competition. These include bagel function and Perfect Toast Technology.

Dualit Bagel Function

Dualit toasters that feature bagel function include the Dualit Lite - 2 slice ($104) and the Dualit Lite - 4 slice ($115).

Dualit Perfect Toast Technology

Dualit toasters that feature Perfect Toast Technology include the Dualit Lite - 2 slice ($104) and the Dualit Lite - 4 slice ($115).

Dualit Peek & Pop

Dualit toasters that feature Peek & Pop include the Dualit Lite - 2 slice ($104).

What is the Best Mid-Range Dualit Toaster?

Dualit Newgen (2 slot)

$289.99
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Dualit Newgen (2 slot)
2
SLICES
1,200W
$28
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A great mid range choice, priced at $289.99 is the Dualit Newgen (2 slot), which has a Kagoo Score of 82.

Features We Love:
Defrost function

Owners report that this toaster toasts very bread evenly, has outstanding features and it's very well-built. It's the highest review score 2 slice toaster around, with a fair price.

97
Reviews
69 Reviews + 1 Award
84
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Value for Money
Good
94
Running Costs
$29 Over 5 Years
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Dualit Newgen (2 slot) has marvellous expert reviews and very good user reviews with 80% of buyers recommending this toaster to others.

Expert Reviews Ultimate
Dualit Newgen 4 slot RVS review en unboxing (NL/BE)
Dualit Newgen 4 slot RVS review en unboxing (NL/BE)
Dualit Newgen D27030 - Review Test
Dualit Newgen D27030 - Review Test

The cheapest price that we could find for the Newgen (2 slot) in the US is $289.99 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Dualit Toaster?
Is Dualit the Best Toaster Brand?
What Do the Dualit Toaster Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Dualit Toasters Received?
How Reliable Are Dualit Toasters?
Features to Look Out For On Dualit Toasters
Dualit Bagel Function
Dualit Perfect Toast Technology
Dualit Peek & Pop
What is the Best Mid-Range Dualit Toaster?

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