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Home Cookers Should You Buy an Essentials Cooker?

Should You Buy an Essentials Cooker?

Updated 27 August 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy an Essentials Cooker?

Essentials is well known for it's 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 40+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Essentials are recognised for their good selection of moderately popular and highly recommended cookers and start at £125 for the CFSEWH18 which has 4zone(s) burner / cooking zone, a main oven interior capacity of 55L and is a cooker that has an A energy efficiency class and go up to £199 for the CFSG60W17 which has 4zone(s) burner / cooking zone, a main oven interior capacity of 58L and is a cooker that has an A++,A+ energy efficiency class. The average price of a new Essentials cooker is £162.

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%
1,890 reviews
#2
United Kingdom
91%
91%
1,078 reviews
#3
United Kingdom
90%
90%
2,087 reviews
#4
Italy
89%
89%
493 reviews
#5
United States
89%
89%
3,673 reviews
#6
Turkey
88%
88%
2,306 reviews
#7
87%
87%
289 reviews
#8
Italy
86%
86%
1,735 reviews
#9
United Kingdom
85%
85%
212 reviews
#10
United Kingdom
84%
84%
484 reviews
#11
Italy
83%
83%
1,825 reviews
#12
82%
82%
2 reviews
#13
Flavel
81%
81%
2,035 reviews
#14
81%
81%
2 reviews
#15
Poland
80%
80%
149 reviews
#16
United Kingdom
80%
80%
1,599 reviews
#17
Logik
United Kingdom
80%
80%
833 reviews
#18
AEG
Germany
79%
79%
106 reviews
#19
Electra
76%
76%
356 reviews
#20
John Lewis
75%
75%
59 reviews
#21
74%
74%
0 reviews
#22
United Kingdom
73%
73%
347 reviews
#23
Cannon
73%
73%
19 reviews
#24
Ilve
70%
70%
0 reviews
#25
Baumatic
69%
69%
31 reviews
#26
Servis
United Kingdom
69%
69%
24 reviews
#27
Fisher & Paykel
New Zealand
68%
68%
0 reviews
#28
Slovenia
68%
68%
5 reviews
#29
Electriq
68%
68%
0 reviews
#30
Simfer
67%
67%
0 reviews
#31
Mercury
66%
66%
0 reviews
#32
Teknix
65%
65%
0 reviews
#33
Germany
64%
64%
0 reviews
#34
CDA
United Kingdom
64%
64%
0 reviews
#35
Hoover
United States
63%
63%
1 review
#36
Blomberg
63%
63%
0 reviews
#37
Nordmende
62%
62%
0 reviews
#38
AGA
United Kingdom
61%
61%
0 reviews
#39
61%
61%
0 reviews
#40
La Germania
61%
61%
0 reviews
#41
Candy
Italy
59%
59%
6 reviews
#42
bexel
59%
59%
0 reviews
#43
Tower
58%
58%
0 reviews
#44
Caple
57%
57%
0 reviews
#45
Essential
57%
57%
0 reviews
#46
De Dietrich
France
55%
55%
0 reviews
#47
Oranier
55%
55%
0 reviews
#48
TriStar
54%
54%
0 reviews
#49
Klarstein
52%
52%
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 £162, 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 10 Essentials cookers currently on the market in the UK.

No. Of Cookers
Average Price
£1,205
£0 £500 £1,000 £1,500 £2,000 £2,500 £3,000 £3,500 £4,000 £4,500 £5,499
Price Distribution of All Cookers
No. Of Cookers
Average Price
£162
£0 £500 £1,000 £1,500 £2,000 £2,500 £3,000 £3,500 £4,000 £4,500 £5,499
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 cooker 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 given to 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
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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 that 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 CFTE60W17

£240.00
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Essentials CFTE60W17
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Essentials CFTE60W17
64L
1ST OVEN
1
OVEN
4
BURNERS /
COOKING ZONES
36L
CAPACITY
CONVEN-
TIONAL
£797
OVER 10 YEARS
A+

A great mid range choice, priced at £240 is the Essentials CFTE60W17, which has a Kagoo Score of 79.

Features We Love:
Has a grill

A classic and bargain price freestanding sealed plate hob hob type cooker, with a good spec. Multiple reviews mentioned that it has very good features and it's very easy to use, and well designed.

90
Reviews
64 Reviews
69
Features
Good Features
80
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
78
Value for Money
Very Good
73
Age
3 Years Old
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Our review analysis indicates that Essentials CFTE60W17 has good user reviews with an average user rating of 79%, based on 64 reviews.

ESSENTIALS CFTE60W17 60 cm Electric Solid Plate Cooker Review
ESSENTIALS CFTE60W17 60 cm Electric Solid Plate Cooker Review

The cheapest price that we could find for the CFTE60W17 in the UK is £240.00 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End Essentials Cooker?

Essentials CFSGWH18

£178.99
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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 £178.99.

Features We Love:
Has a grill

An excellently reviewed but 3 year old integrated gas oven cooker, with a cheap price and a good spec. Purchasers report that it has outstanding features and it's very easy to use, and well designed.

96
Reviews
16 Reviews
65
Features
Good Features
73
Popularity
Quite Popular
78
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Age
2 Years Old
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Customers report 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 £178.99 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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£178.99
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£179.00
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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?

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