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Should You Buy a Russell Hobbs Toaster?

Matthew
Updated 13 January 2021
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should you buy a Russell Hobbs Toaster?

Russell Hobbs is well known for its microwaves, irons, vacuum cleaners and electric kettles.

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 8,300 user and expert reviews and 40+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on 950+ toasters.

Russell Hobbs are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular toasters. Their toasters start at $31 for the 18780 which has 2 slice slice and go up to $163 for the 21303 which has 4 slice slice. The average price of a new Russell Hobbs toaster is $86.

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%
291 reviews
#2
Germany
87%
87%
782 reviews
#3
KitchenAid
86%
86%
374 reviews
#4
86%
86%
317 reviews
#5
Italy
85%
85%
1,456 reviews
#6
Australia
83%
83%
2,020 reviews
#7
Smeg
Italy
82%
82%
358 reviews
#8
Igenix
81%
81%
144 reviews
#9
Kenwood
United Kingdom
78%
78%
141 reviews
#10
Cuisinart
78%
78%
37 reviews
#11
Tower
78%
78%
11 reviews
#12
United Kingdom
77%
77%
1,144 reviews
#13
Netherlands
73%
73%
16 reviews
#14
France
72%
72%
99 reviews
#15
Swan
71%
71%
493 reviews
#16
Brentwood
64%
64%
0 reviews
#17
WMF
62%
62%
1 review
#18
Beko
Turkey
61%
61%
13 reviews
#19
Brentwood Appliances
60%
60%
0 reviews
#20
Severin
59%
59%
9 reviews
#21
Magic Chef
58%
58%
0 reviews
#22
Nostalgia Electrics
56%
56%
0 reviews
#23
Magimix
53%
53%
0 reviews
#24
Orbegozo
53%
53%
0 reviews
#25
Bodum
53%
53%
0 reviews
#26
Hamilton Beach
53%
53%
0 reviews
#27
Gastroback
53%
53%
0 reviews
#28
Clatronic
53%
53%
0 reviews
#29
Unold
53%
53%
0 reviews
#30
Moulinex
52%
52%
0 reviews
#31
JATA
52%
52%
0 reviews
#32
Taurus
52%
52%
0 reviews
#33
Bugatti
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
All toaster Brands
Russell Hobbs Toasters

There's a wide selection of Russell Hobbs toasters available compared to other toaster brands, with 10 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 85%.

The average review score for a Russell Hobbs toaster is 85%.

Russell Hobbs have a number of great features including Look And Lift 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.

Russell Hobbs toasters tend to be cheaper than most other toaster brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.

No. Of Toasters
Average Price
$111
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $499
Price Distribution of All Toasters
No. Of Toasters
Average Price
$86
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $309
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
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Russell Hobbs logo

User Reviews

5 stars
183
4 stars
61
3 stars
20
2 stars
14
1 star
10
Russell Hobbs has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its toasters 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 Russell Hobbs toasters are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 88% and 85% 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 Swan Smeg Russell Hobbs KitchenAid
Which? logo
100%
4 reviews
100%
1 review
100%
2 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
40%
1 review
85%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
70%
1 review
90%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
56%
1 review
83%
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
85%
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 Swan Smeg Russell Hobbs KitchenAid
Which? logo
4
1
2
Trusted Reviews logo
1
1
1
Expert Reviews logo
1
techgearlab.com logo
1
Total
4
2
3
2
1

How Reliable Are Russell Hobbs Toasters?

We checked over 8,300 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Russell Hobbs toasters. 60% of reviews that mention reliability were positive. Therefore the majority of Russell Hobbs toaster owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

60% 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

robust espresso machine
currys.co.uk
The toaster is very well made
Argos.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

perhaps not as sturdy as I'd have liked
Argos.co.uk

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.

Russell Hobbs Look And Lift

Russell Hobbs toasters that feature Look And Lift include the Russell Hobbs Colours Plus - 2-slice ($48).

Russell Hobbs Bagel Function

Russell Hobbs toasters that feature bagel function include the Russell Hobbs 18780 ($31).

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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 Bagel Function

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