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Should You Buy a Breville Electric Kettle?

Matthew
Updated 03 November 2020
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should you buy a Breville Electric Kettle?

Breville is one of the most popular electric kettle brands as well as being well known for its toasters, blenders and fryers.

If you are wondering how Breville electric kettles compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 1,700 electric kettles by objectively and impartially analysing over 13,000 user and expert reviews and 40+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Breville are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular electric kettles. Their electric kettles start at £16 for the Lustra which has a power of 3,000W and a water tank capacity of 1.7L and go up to £100 for the VKJ557 which has a power of 3,000W and a water tank capacity of 1.5L. The average price of a new Breville electric kettle is £43.

Breville are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular electric kettles.

Is Breville the Best Electric Kettle Brand?

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

Breville is ranked the No. 2 best electric kettle brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Breville is the 2nd best electric kettle brand out there.

#1
Germany
95%
95%
1,702 reviews
#2
Australia
95%
95%
3,189 reviews
#3
90%
90%
1,080 reviews
#4
Italy
87%
87%
1,558 reviews
#5
United Kingdom
84%
84%
872 reviews
#6
83%
83%
1,181 reviews
#7
Daewoo
South Korea
81%
81%
14 reviews
#8
Igenix
79%
79%
568 reviews
#9
Haden
79%
79%
0 reviews
#10
United Kingdom
78%
78%
1,181 reviews
#11
78%
78%
4 reviews
#12
France
77%
77%
6 reviews
#13
Netherlands
77%
77%
120 reviews
#14
Linsar
United Kingdom
75%
75%
2 reviews
#15
Sage
75%
75%
104 reviews
#16
Braun
74%
74%
10 reviews
#17
Bugatti
74%
74%
34 reviews
#18
Tower
74%
74%
66 reviews
#19
Logik
United Kingdom
73%
73%
145 reviews
#20
Kenwood
United Kingdom
72%
72%
10 reviews
#21
KitchenAid
72%
72%
85 reviews
#22
Beko
Turkey
72%
72%
5 reviews
#23
Adler
71%
71%
133 reviews
#24
Smeg
Italy
70%
70%
198 reviews
#25
Melitta
Germany
70%
70%
0 reviews
#26
Unold
69%
69%
0 reviews
#27
Korona
69%
69%
0 reviews
#28
Princess
69%
69%
3 reviews
#29
Cuisinart
68%
68%
4 reviews
#30
ELDOM
67%
67%
0 reviews
#31
Graef
67%
67%
1 review
#32
Clatronic
67%
67%
2 reviews
#33
Cloer
66%
66%
0 reviews
#34
Grundig
Germany
66%
66%
0 reviews
#35
Brentwood Appliances
66%
66%
3 reviews
#36
Girmi
65%
65%
0 reviews
#37
Sabichi
65%
65%
0 reviews
#38
AEG
Germany
64%
64%
35 reviews
#39
Ariete
64%
64%
8 reviews
#40
G3 Ferrari
64%
64%
0 reviews
#41
Gastroback
63%
63%
0 reviews
#42
Brentwood
63%
63%
17 reviews
#43
Emerio
63%
63%
0 reviews
#44
Drew & Cole
63%
63%
5 reviews
#45
Domo
63%
63%
3 reviews
#46
Siemens
Germany
63%
63%
2 reviews
#47
WMF
63%
63%
1 review
#48
ProfiCook
63%
63%
0 reviews
#49
Camry
63%
63%
0 reviews
#50
Signature
62%
62%
0 reviews
#51
Gorenje
Slovenia
62%
62%
0 reviews
#52
TriStar
61%
61%
0 reviews
#53
Inventum
61%
61%
0 reviews
#54
Bodum
61%
61%
30 reviews
#55
OneConcept
61%
61%
0 reviews
#56
Appkettle
60%
60%
0 reviews
#57
Klarstein
60%
60%
0 reviews
#58
Ravanson
59%
59%
0 reviews
#59
Fakir
59%
59%
0 reviews
#60
OBH Nordica
59%
59%
1 review
#61
Crux
58%
58%
0 reviews
#62
John Lewis
58%
58%
0 reviews
#63
Imetec
58%
58%
0 reviews
#64
G3Ferrari
58%
58%
0 reviews
#65
MPM
57%
57%
0 reviews
#66
Essentials
United Kingdom
57%
57%
77 reviews
#67
Krups
Germany
57%
57%
0 reviews
#68
H.Koenig
57%
57%
0 reviews
#69
Akai
Japan
57%
57%
0 reviews
#70
Esperanza
57%
57%
0 reviews
#71
Orbegozo
57%
57%
0 reviews
#72
Bomann
56%
56%
0 reviews
#73
Petra
56%
56%
0 reviews
#74
Electrolux
Sweden
56%
56%
0 reviews
#75
Nesco
56%
56%
0 reviews
#76
56%
56%
3 reviews
#77
KALORIK
55%
55%
0 reviews
#78
Trevi
55%
55%
0 reviews
#79
Caso
55%
55%
1 review
#80
Lloytron
54%
54%
0 reviews
#81
Bonavita
54%
54%
0 reviews
#82
Stelton
54%
54%
0 reviews
#83
Stellar
54%
54%
0 reviews
#84
Streetwize
52%
52%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Breville electric kettles compare to the other electric kettle brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All electric kettle Brands
Breville Electric Kettles

There's a wide selection of Breville electric kettles available compared to other electric kettle brands, with over 40 Breville electric kettles currently on the market in the UK. Breville also have better reviews than the typical electric kettle brand, with the average rating of a Breville electric kettle being 84%.

The average review score for a Breville electric kettle is 84%.

Breville have a number of great features including Drip Tray, hot water dispenser and Removable Water Tank which sets them apart from the competition.

Breville electric kettles tend to be cheaper than most other electric kettle brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Breville electric kettle is £82 (based on a person typically doing 6 boils per day), which makes them less efficient than most other electric kettle brands.

No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price
£50
£0 £10 £20 £30 £40 £50 £60 £70 £80 £90 £209
Price Distribution of All Electric Kettles
No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price
£43
£0 £10 £20 £30 £40 £50 £60 £70 £80 £90 £209
Price Distribution of Breville Electric Kettles

What Do the Breville Electric Kettle Reviews Say?

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

5 stars
2,189
4 stars
644
3 stars
126
2 stars
55
1 star
173
Breville has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its electric kettles than most other brands.

Over 89% of user reviews for Breville electric kettles are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 84% across all electric kettle brands.

Purchasers of Breville electric kettles frequently mentioned that the product boiled water quickly, was easy to use and has useful technical features.

How Many Industry Awards Have Breville Electric Kettles Received?

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

Compare all award winning electric kettles

Number of Awards Dualit Bosch Severin Russell Hobbs KitchenAid
Which? logo
4
2
Trusted Reviews logo
1
Total
1
4
2

How Reliable Are Breville Electric Kettles?

We checked over 13,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Breville electric kettles. over 210 of these reviews mention reliability of which 82% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Breville electric kettle owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

82% of reviewers think Breville electric kettles are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

Excellent Build Quality
johnlewis.com
well made
Tesco.com
Seems quite robust
Argos.co.uk
robust is not overly heavy to lift
Amazon
It has a robust trap to catch limescale
amazon.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

as others have described it is more plasticky than I would have expected for the price
Amazon
They are so plasticky
Argos.co.uk
Kettles are not as durable as they used to be so am not expecting it to last for ever
amazon.co.uk
Poor Build Quality
johnlewis.com
broke when the plastic bottom fell off
Tesco.com

Features to Look Out For On Breville Electric Kettles

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Breville electric kettles that set them apart from the competition. These include Drip Tray, hot water dispenser and Removable Water Tank.

Breville Drip Tray

A drip tray is used to catch any spilled water from the kettle or hot water dispenser.

Breville electric kettles that have a Drip Tray include the Breville VKT111 (£0), the Breville VKJ367 (£80) and the Breville VKJ318 (£0).

Breville Hot Water Dispenser

Breville electric kettles that feature hot water dispenser include the Breville VKT111 (£0), the Breville VKJ367 (£80) and the Breville VKT124 (£44).

Breville Removable Water Tank

A removable water tank indicates that the water tank in the kettle can be removed for easy re-filling.

Breville electric kettles that have a Removable Water Tank include the Breville VKJ142 (£0).

What is the Best Mid-Range Breville Electric Kettle?

Breville VKT171

£34.98
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Breville VKT171
Buy Now
Breville VKT171
1.7L
3,000W
POWER

A great mid range choice, priced at £34.98 is the Breville VKT171, which has a Kagoo Score of 85.

Features We Love:
Cordless
Supports filtering
360° rotational base
Boil-dry protection

A top of the range but a little out of date 1.7L electric kettle, with a good price. It has a water level indicator and a 360° rotational base, is cordless and supports filtering.

91
Features
Fully-Featured
66
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
79
Value for Money
Very Good
87
Age
20 Months Old
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent

The cheapest price that we could find for the VKT171 in the UK is £34.98 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End Breville Electric Kettle?

Breville Selecta

£69.00
AO
Breville Selecta
Buy Now
Breville Selecta
1.7L
3,000W
POWER

If you're looking for a high end Breville electric kettle then the Breville Selecta takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 85, but is a bit more expensive at £69.

Features We Love:
Cordless
Adjustable thermostat
Supports preprogrammed temperatures
Supports filtering
360° rotational base

A fully featured but 2 year old 1.7L electric kettle, very good for small families. It has an adjustable thermostat and a water level indicator, is cordless and supports preprogrammed temperatures.

94
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Popularity
Widely Available
76
Value for Money
Very Good
86
Age
1 Year Old
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent

The cheapest price that we could find for the Selecta in the UK is £69.00 and in total we found 7 prices for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Breville Electric Kettle?

Breville VKJ738

£24.00
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Breville VKJ738
Buy Now
Breville VKJ738
1.7L
3,000W
POWER

At only £24 and with a Kagoo Score of 89 the Breville VKJ738 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Cordless
360° rotational base
Supports filtering
Boil-dry protection
Removable filter

An award winning and newly released 1.7L electric kettle, great for small families. It has a water level indicator and a 360° rotational base, is cordless and supports filtering. Our review analysis indicates that it has brilliant features, it's very well designed but really noisy.

97
Reviews
520 Reviews + 1 Award
92
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Popularity
Widely Available
81
Value for Money
Very Good
94
Age
6 Months Old
89
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Owners report that Breville VKJ738 has very good expert reviews and excellent user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this electric kettle to others. Breville VKJ738 has received a "Recommended" award from Trusted Reviews.

Trusted Reviews Recommended

The cheapest price that we could find for the VKJ738 in the UK is £24.00 and in total we found 9 prices for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Breville Electric Kettle?
Is Breville the Best Electric Kettle Brand?
What Do the Breville Electric Kettle Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Breville Electric Kettles Received?
How Reliable Are Breville Electric Kettles?
Features to Look Out For On Breville Electric Kettles
Breville Drip Tray
Breville Hot Water Dispenser
Breville Removable Water Tank
What is the Best Mid-Range Breville Electric Kettle?
What is the Best High End Breville Electric Kettle?
What is the Best Budget Choice Breville Electric Kettle?

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