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Should You Buy a Russell Hobbs Toaster?

Matthew
Updated 22 May 2020
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should you buy a Russell Hobbs Toaster?

Russell Hobbs is well known for its irons, microwaves, bread makers and vacuum cleaners.

If you are thinking about buying a Russell Hobbs toaster then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of toaster brands is compiled by analysing over 7,900 user and expert reviews and 40+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on 940+ toasters.

Russell Hobbs are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular toasters. Their toasters start at $24 for the 18780 which has 2 slice slice and go up to $258 for the 23251 which has 1 slice slice. The average price of a new Russell Hobbs toaster is $122.

Russell Hobbs are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular toasters.

Is Russell Hobbs the Best Toaster Brand?

So are Russell Hobbs 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.

Russell Hobbs is ranked the No. 1 best toaster brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Russell Hobbs is the actually best toaster brand out there.

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
955 reviews
#2
Germany
87%
87%
234 reviews
#3
United Kingdom
84%
84%
1,122 reviews
#4
KitchenAid
83%
83%
128 reviews
#5
Italy
80%
80%
1,324 reviews
#6
Smeg
Italy
78%
78%
358 reviews
#7
Igenix
76%
76%
139 reviews
#8
Tower
76%
76%
11 reviews
#9
75%
75%
310 reviews
#10
Australia
75%
75%
2,008 reviews
#11
Swan
73%
73%
492 reviews
#12
France
73%
73%
99 reviews
#13
AEG
Germany
69%
69%
13 reviews
#14
Brentwood Appliances
69%
69%
0 reviews
#15
Kenwood
United Kingdom
69%
69%
141 reviews
#16
Cuisinart
69%
69%
37 reviews
#17
Netherlands
69%
69%
14 reviews
#18
Beko
Turkey
67%
67%
13 reviews
#19
WMF
64%
64%
1 review
#20
Black & Decker
64%
64%
37 reviews
#21
Brentwood
62%
62%
0 reviews
#22
Haden
61%
61%
0 reviews
#23
Taurus
57%
57%
0 reviews
#24
Nostalgia Electrics
55%
55%
0 reviews
#25
Magic Chef
54%
54%
0 reviews
#26
Orbegozo
54%
54%
0 reviews
#27
Bodum
53%
53%
0 reviews
#28
Hamilton Beach
53%
53%
0 reviews
#29
Unold
52%
52%
0 reviews
#30
TriStar
52%
52%
0 reviews
#31
Moulinex
52%
52%
0 reviews
#32
Sencor
52%
52%
0 reviews
#33
Severin
52%
52%
0 reviews
#34
Ufesa
52%
52%
0 reviews
#35
Bestron
52%
52%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Russell Hobbs 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
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Russell Hobbs Toasters

There's a wide selection of Russell Hobbs toasters available compared to other toaster brands, with 20 Russell Hobbs toasters currently on the market in the US. Russell Hobbs also have better reviews than the typical toaster brand, with the average rating of a Russell Hobbs toaster being 88%.

The average review score for a Russell Hobbs toaster is 88%.

Russell Hobbs have a number of great features including Look And Lift and Illuminated Controls which sets them apart from the competition. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Russell Hobbs 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.

However Russell Hobbs toasters tend to be more expensive than most other toaster brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.

No. Of Toasters
Average Price
$120
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $349
Price Distribution of All Toasters
No. Of Toasters
Average Price
$122
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $349
Price Distribution of Russell Hobbs Toasters

What Do the Russell Hobbs Toaster Reviews Say?

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

Russell Hobbs logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
2
4 stars
1
3 stars
1
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Russell Hobbs logo

User Reviews

5 stars
633
4 stars
203
3 stars
58
2 stars
24
1 star
33
Russell Hobbs has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its toasters than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews are actually lower.

Over 75% of expert reviews and 88% of user reviews for Russell Hobbs toasters are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 84% and 86% respectively across all Toaster brands.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Russell Hobbs 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 Breville Russell Hobbs Smeg Swan KitchenAid
Trusted Reviews logo
40%
1 review
60%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
85%
2 reviews
90%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
4 reviews
100%
2 reviews
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
83%
1 review
56%
1 review
87%
2 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
100%
1 review
techgearlab.com logo
83%
1 review
Average
70%
5 reviews
80%
4 reviews
87%
4 reviews
71%
3 reviews
89%
3 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Russell Hobbs Toasters Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 2 industry awards for Russell Hobbs toasters. The table below compares the number of awards received by Russell Hobbs to other popular toaster brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Russell Hobbs has won 2 awards for its toasters.

Compare all award winning toasters

Number of Awards Breville Russell Hobbs Smeg Swan KitchenAid
Which? logo
4
2
Trusted Reviews logo
1
1
1
Expert Reviews logo
1
techgearlab.com logo
1
Total
4
2
3
1
1

How Reliable Are Russell Hobbs Toasters?

We checked over 7,900 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Russell Hobbs toasters. over 40 of these reviews mention reliability of which 80% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Russell Hobbs toaster owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

80% of reviewers think Russell Hobbs toasters are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

It feels very sturdy too
Argos.co.uk
Good Build Quality
johnlewis.com

NOT RELIABLE

Broke after two weeks which is really disappointing as I have the matching kettle
Argos.co.uk
now the mechanism has broken which keeps the toast down
johnlewis.com

Features to Look Out For On Russell Hobbs Toasters

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

Russell Hobbs Look And Lift

Russell Hobbs toasters that feature Look And Lift include the Russell Hobbs Inspire - 4 slice ($0).

Russell Hobbs Illuminated Controls

Russell Hobbs toasters that feature Illuminated Controls include the Russell Hobbs Inspire - 4 slice ($0).

Russell Hobbs Bagel Function

Russell Hobbs toasters that feature bagel function include the Russell Hobbs 18780 ($29).

What is the Best Budget Choice Russell Hobbs Toaster?

Russell Hobbs Colours Plus - 2-slice

$35.32
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Russell Hobbs Colours Plus - 2-slice
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Russell Hobbs Colours Plus - 2-slice
2
SLICES
1,670W
$31
OVER 5 YEARS

At only $35.32 and with a Kagoo Score of 86 the Russell Hobbs Colours Plus - 2-slice makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Look And Lift
Defrost function
High-lift mechanism
Self-centering bread mechanism
Auto pop-up mechanism

A fully featured and very economical to run 2 slice toaster, with a fair price.

86
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Popularity
Quite Popular
86
Value for Money
Very Good
93
Running Costs
$31 Over 5 Years
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent

The cheapest price that we could find for the Colours Plus - 2-slice in the US is $35.32 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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

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