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Home Cookers Should You Buy an Essentials Cooker?

Should You Buy an Essentials Cooker?

Matthew
Updated 16 January 2020
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should you buy an Essentials Cooker?

Essentials is well known for its freezers, dishwashers, fridges and washing machines. The company behind Essentials also manufacturers Logik Cookers.

If you are wondering how Essentials cookers compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 2,800 cookers by objectively and impartially analysing over 28,000 user and expert reviews and 50+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Essentials are recognised for their good selection of moderately popular and highly recommended cookers and start at £119 for the CFSEWH18 which has 4zone(s) burner / cooking zone, a main oven interior capacity of 55L and is a cooker that has an energy efficiency class of A and go up to £230 for the CFTE60W17 which has 4zone(s) burner / cooking zone, a main oven interior capacity of 64L and is a cooker that has an A++,A+ energy efficiency class. The average price of a new Essentials cooker is £177.

Essentials are recognised for their good selection of moderately popular and highly recommended cookers.

Is Essentials the Best Cooker Brand?

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

Essentials is ranked the No. 22 best cooker brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Essentials is the 22nd best cooker brand out there.

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
1,853 reviews
#2
United Kingdom
90%
90%
1,078 reviews
#3
United Kingdom
90%
90%
2,092 reviews
#4
Italy
89%
89%
494 reviews
#5
Turkey
88%
88%
2,305 reviews
#6
United States
88%
88%
3,658 reviews
#7
87%
87%
289 reviews
#8
United Kingdom
85%
85%
212 reviews
#9
Italy
84%
84%
1,735 reviews
#10
United Kingdom
84%
84%
484 reviews
#11
Italy
82%
82%
1,825 reviews
#12
82%
82%
2 reviews
#13
Flavel
80%
80%
2,035 reviews
#14
80%
80%
1 review
#15
Poland
80%
80%
149 reviews
#16
Logik
United Kingdom
80%
80%
833 reviews
#17
AEG
Germany
78%
78%
109 reviews
#18
Fisher & Paykel
New Zealand
76%
76%
1 review
#19
United Kingdom
76%
76%
1,599 reviews
#20
John Lewis
75%
75%
59 reviews
#21
Electra
74%
74%
356 reviews
#22
United Kingdom
74%
74%
347 reviews
#23
73%
73%
0 reviews
#24
Cannon
72%
72%
133 reviews
#25
Ilve
70%
70%
0 reviews
#26
Mercury
66%
66%
0 reviews
#27
Servis
United Kingdom
66%
66%
24 reviews
#28
Teknix
66%
66%
0 reviews
#29
Nordmende
66%
66%
0 reviews
#30
Slovenia
65%
65%
5 reviews
#31
Simfer
64%
64%
0 reviews
#32
CDA
United Kingdom
64%
64%
0 reviews
#33
Baumatic
63%
63%
31 reviews
#34
Blomberg
63%
63%
0 reviews
#35
Germany
62%
62%
0 reviews
#36
62%
62%
0 reviews
#37
Germany
61%
61%
0 reviews
#38
Hoover
United States
61%
61%
1 review
#39
DeLonghi
Italy
59%
59%
0 reviews
#40
Tower
58%
58%
0 reviews
#41
Essential
57%
57%
0 reviews
#42
bexel
56%
56%
0 reviews
#43
La Germania
55%
55%
0 reviews
#44
Electriq
55%
55%
0 reviews
#45
Electrolux
Sweden
55%
55%
0 reviews
#46
De Dietrich
France
54%
54%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Essentials cookers compare to the other cooker brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection
All cooker Brands
Essentials Cookers

At an average purchase price of £177, Essentials cookers tend to be cheaper than most other cooker brands which makes them a popular choice with consumers. Essentials also have better reviews than the typical cooker brand, with the average rating of a Essentials cooker being 63%.

There's a smaller selection of Essentials cookers available compared to other cooker brands, with only 9 Essentials cookers currently on the market in the UK.

No. Of Cookers
Average Price
£1,225
£0 £500 £1,000 £1,500 £2,000 £2,500 £3,000 £3,500 £4,000 £4,500 £9,499
Price Distribution of All Cookers
No. Of Cookers
Average Price
£177
£0 £500 £1,000 £1,500 £2,000 £2,500 £3,000 £3,500 £4,000 £4,500 £9,499
Price Distribution of Essentials Cookers

What Do the Essentials Cooker Reviews Say?

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

5 stars
193
4 stars
90
3 stars
27
2 stars
14
1 star
23
Essentials has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its cookers than most other brands.

Over 82% of user reviews for Essentials cookers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 88% across all cooker brands.

How Many Industry Awards Have Essentials Cookers Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Essentials cookers. The table below shows the number of awards received by the most popular cooker brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Number of Awards Stoves LG Smeg Leisure Rangemaster
Which? logo
2
2
1
Total
2
2
1

How Reliable Are Essentials Cookers?

We checked over 28,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Essentials cookers. 10 of these reviews mention reliability of which 100% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Essentials cooker owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

100% of reviewers think Essentials cookers are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

Excellent Build Quality
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What is the Best Mid-Range Essentials Cooker?

Essentials CFSE60W17

£189.00
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Essentials CFSE60W17
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Essentials CFSE60W17
64L
1ST OVEN
1
OVEN
4
BURNERS /
COOKING ZONES
64L
CAPACITY
CONVEN-
TIONAL
£825
OVER 10 YEARS
A+

A great mid range choice, priced at £189 is the Essentials CFSE60W17, which has a Kagoo Score of 79.

Features We Love:
Grill

A good value for money and classic freestanding sealed plate hob hob type cooker, with a good spec. Our review analysis indicates that this cooker has brilliant features and it's very easy to use, and well designed.

91
Reviews
58 Reviews
69
Features
Good Features
76
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
78
Value for Money
Very Good
70
Age
4 Years Old
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Our review analysis indicates that Essentials CFSE60W17 has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 81%, based on 58 reviews.

ESSENTIALS CFSE60W17 60 cm Electric Cooker Review
ESSENTIALS CFSE60W17 60 cm Electric Cooker Review

The cheapest price that we could find for the CFSE60W17 in the UK is £189.00 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End Essentials Cooker?

Essentials CFSGWH18

£169.99
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Essentials CFSGWH18
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Essentials CFSGWH18
51L
1ST OVEN
1
OVEN
4
BURNERS /
COOKING ZONES
A

If you're looking for a high end Essentials cooker then the Essentials CFSGWH18 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 79, but is a bit more expensive at £169.99.

Features We Love:
Grill

The cheapest gas cooker on the market, with a good spec. Purchasers report that this cooker has outstanding features and it's very easy to use, and well designed.

96
Reviews
16 Reviews
65
Features
Good Features
71
Popularity
Quite Popular
78
Value for Money
Very Good
77
Age
3 Years Old
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Our review analysis indicates that Essentials CFSGWH18 has outstanding user reviews with an average user rating of 91%, based on 16 reviews.

ESSENTIALS CFSGWH18 50 cm Gas Cooker Review
ESSENTIALS CFSGWH18 50 cm Gas Cooker Review

The cheapest price that we could find for the CFSGWH18 in the UK is £169.99 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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£169.99
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What is the Best Budget Choice Essentials Cooker?

Essentials CFSEWH18

£149.00
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Essentials CFSEWH18
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Essentials CFSEWH18
55L
1ST OVEN
1
OVEN
4
BURNERS /
COOKING ZONES
£684
OVER 10 YEARS
A

At only £149 and with a Kagoo Score of 77 the Essentials CFSEWH18 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Grill

The cheapest electric cooker around.

66
Features
Good Features
72
Popularity
Quite Popular
78
Value for Money
Very Good
77
Age
3 Years Old
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good
ESSENTIALS CFSEWH18 50 cm Electric Solid Plate Cooker Review
ESSENTIALS CFSEWH18 50 cm Electric Solid Plate Cooker Review

The cheapest price that we could find for the CFSEWH18 in the UK is £149.00 and in total we found 5 prices for it.

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£149.00
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£299.00
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£149.98
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4 Prices from 3 Stores | £99.00 - £299.00
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In This Guide
Should You Buy an Essentials Cooker?
Is Essentials the Best Cooker Brand?
What Do the Essentials Cooker Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Essentials Cookers Received?
How Reliable Are Essentials Cookers?
What is the Best Mid-Range Essentials Cooker?
What is the Best High End Essentials Cooker?
What is the Best Budget Choice Essentials Cooker?

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