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Should You Buy a Swan Electric Kettle?

Updated 02 September 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Swan Electric Kettle?

Swan is one of the most popular electric kettle brands as well as being well known for it's microwaves, toasters and irons.

If you are thinking about buying a Swan electric kettle then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of electric kettle brands is compiled by analysing over 10,000 user and expert reviews and 6 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,600 electric kettles.

Swan are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular electric kettles. Their electric kettles start at £13 for the SK27010N which has a power of 1,000W and a water tank capacity of 0.4L and go up to £70 for the SWU16L which has a power of 2,200W and a water tank capacity of 16L. The average price of a new Swan electric kettle is £34.

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

Is Swan the Best Electric Kettle Brand?

So are Swan 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.

Swan is ranked the No. 6 best electric kettle brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Swan is the 6th best electric kettle brand out there.

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
147 reviews
#2
Australia
94%
94%
3,202 reviews
#3
Germany
92%
92%
1,756 reviews
#4
United Kingdom
91%
91%
685 reviews
#5
Italy
87%
87%
1,361 reviews
#6
86%
86%
810 reviews
#7
83%
83%
1,088 reviews
#8
France
83%
83%
6 reviews
#9
Sage
80%
80%
33 reviews
#10
Netherlands
79%
79%
113 reviews
#11
Kenwood
United Kingdom
78%
78%
12 reviews
#12
Beko
Turkey
78%
78%
4 reviews
#13
Igenix
77%
77%
568 reviews
#14
77%
77%
4 reviews
#15
Brentwood
76%
76%
17 reviews
#16
Logik
United Kingdom
76%
76%
145 reviews
#17
Haden
74%
74%
0 reviews
#18
Linsar
United Kingdom
74%
74%
2 reviews
#19
Smeg
Italy
74%
74%
198 reviews
#20
KitchenAid
73%
73%
7 reviews
#21
Braun
72%
72%
3 reviews
#22
Domo
70%
70%
3 reviews
#23
Ariete
70%
70%
1 review
#24
Tower
70%
70%
0 reviews
#25
Drew & Cole
69%
69%
0 reviews
#26
AEG
Germany
68%
68%
35 reviews
#27
Cuisinart
68%
68%
4 reviews
#28
Unold
67%
67%
0 reviews
#29
Grundig
Germany
67%
67%
0 reviews
#30
Adler
67%
67%
0 reviews
#31
Sabichi
66%
66%
0 reviews
#32
Melitta
Germany
66%
66%
0 reviews
#33
Cloer
65%
65%
0 reviews
#34
Princess
65%
65%
2 reviews
#35
Emerio
65%
65%
0 reviews
#36
Bodum
65%
65%
30 reviews
#37
Bugatti
64%
64%
34 reviews
#38
Korona
64%
64%
0 reviews
#39
Brabantia
64%
64%
27 reviews
#40
Graef
64%
64%
0 reviews
#41
Clatronic
64%
64%
0 reviews
#42
Essentials
United Kingdom
63%
63%
77 reviews
#43
WMF
63%
63%
1 review
#44
Ravanson
63%
63%
0 reviews
#45
Siemens
Germany
62%
62%
2 reviews
#46
TriStar
62%
62%
0 reviews
#47
Wahl
62%
62%
24 reviews
#48
ProfiCook
62%
62%
0 reviews
#49
Signature
61%
61%
0 reviews
#50
Sencor
61%
61%
3 reviews
#51
MPM
61%
61%
0 reviews
#52
Gorenje
Slovenia
60%
60%
0 reviews
#53
Krups
Germany
60%
60%
0 reviews
#54
Gastroback
60%
60%
0 reviews
#55
Inventum
60%
60%
0 reviews
#56
Brentwood Appliances
60%
60%
3 reviews
#57
Gallet
59%
59%
0 reviews
#58
Rangemaster
United Kingdom
59%
59%
0 reviews
#59
Klarstein
58%
58%
0 reviews
#60
Lloytron
58%
58%
0 reviews
#61
Bestron
57%
57%
1 review
#62
Medion
57%
57%
0 reviews
#63
Camry
57%
57%
0 reviews
#64
Domoclip
57%
57%
0 reviews
#65
Waring
57%
57%
0 reviews
#66
KREA
57%
57%
0 reviews
#67
John Lewis
56%
56%
0 reviews
#68
Esperanza
56%
56%
0 reviews
#69
Philco
56%
56%
0 reviews
#70
Innoliving
56%
56%
0 reviews
#71
Hotpoint
United States
56%
56%
0 reviews
#72
Lafe
56%
56%
0 reviews
#73
Proctor Silex
55%
55%
0 reviews
#74
Bomann
55%
55%
0 reviews
#75
ELDOM
55%
55%
0 reviews
#76
Panasonic
Japan
55%
55%
0 reviews
#77
Girmi
55%
55%
0 reviews
#78
Scarlett
55%
55%
0 reviews
#79
OneConcept
55%
55%
0 reviews
#80
Electrolux
Sweden
55%
55%
0 reviews
#81
Nesco
54%
54%
0 reviews
#82
Eta
54%
54%
0 reviews
#83
Sunbeam
54%
54%
0 reviews
#84
Mesko
54%
54%
0 reviews
#85
Caso
54%
54%
0 reviews
#86
KALORIK
54%
54%
0 reviews
#87
Trevi
53%
53%
0 reviews
#88
Brandt
53%
53%
0 reviews
#89
Stelton
53%
53%
0 reviews
#90
Streetwize
52%
52%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Swan 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
Swan Electric Kettles

At an average purchase price of £34, Swan electric kettles tend to be cheaper than most other electric kettle brands which makes them a popular choice with consumers. Swan also have better reviews than the typical electric kettle brand, with the average rating of a Swan electric kettle being 70%.

The average review score for a Swan electric kettle is 70%.

Swan have a number of great features including Sure Grip Ergonomic Handle, Drip Tray and Smart Temperature Sensor which sets them apart from the competition.

There's a smaller selection of Swan electric kettles available compared to other electric kettle brands, with only 25 Swan electric kettles currently on the market in the UK. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Swan electric kettle is £69 (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
£43
£0 £5 £10 £15 £20 £25 £30 £35 £40 £45 £214
Price Distribution of All Electric Kettles
No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price
£34
£0 £5 £10 £15 £20 £25 £30 £35 £40 £45 £214
Price Distribution of Swan Electric Kettles

What Do the Swan Electric Kettle Reviews Say?

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

Swan logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
0
4 stars
2
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Swan logo

User Reviews

5 stars
454
4 stars
120
3 stars
66
2 stars
44
1 star
123
Swan has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its electric kettles than most other electric kettle brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 71% of user reviews for Swan electric kettles are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 84% and 85% respectively across all Electric Kettle brands.

Purchasers of Swan electric kettles frequently mentioned that the product boiled water quickly.

Looking at just the expert reviews, in the table below we compare the average review score given to Swan electric kettles by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other electric kettle brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Dualit Russell Hobbs Linsar DeLonghi Tefal Swan
Trusted Reviews logo
70%
1 review
85%
2 reviews
70%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
76%
1 review
67%
2 reviews
76%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
gadgetguy.com.au logo
94%
1 review
Average
73%
2 reviews
100%
2 reviews
67%
2 reviews
97%
2 reviews
85%
2 reviews
73%
2 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Swan Electric Kettles Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Swan electric kettles. The table below shows the number of awards given to 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 Russell Hobbs Linsar DeLonghi Tefal Swan
Which? logo
2
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
Total
2
1
1

How Reliable Are Swan Electric Kettles?

We checked over 10,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Swan electric kettles. 30+ of these reviews that mention reliability of which 74% were positive. Therefore the majority of Swan electric kettle owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

74% of reviewers think Swan electric kettles are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

Sturdy construction means it should last for years
Tesco.com
Wanted something more robust than a household kettle so bought this catering kettle as the solution
Argos.co.uk
well put together
Amazon
Disappointing broke within two days
amazon.co.uk
really well made
ao.com

NOT RELIABLE

Not as robust as the cup holder
ao.com
Unfortunately this kettle is leaking already from the bottom
Amazon
Unfortunately leaking
amazon.co.uk

Features to Look Out For On Swan Electric Kettles

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Swan electric kettles that set them apart from the competition. These include Sure Grip Ergonomic Handle, Drip Tray and Smart Temperature Sensor.

Swan Sure Grip Ergonomic Handle

A sure grip handle is specially designed to be easy & comfortbale to hold and use without slipping.

Swan electric kettles that have a Sure Grip Ergonomic Handle include the Swan SK34010 (£32).

Swan Drip Tray

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

Swan electric kettles that have a Drip Tray include the Swan SWU10L (£61).

Swan Smart Temperature Sensor

Swan electric kettles that feature Smart Temperature Sensor include the Swan SWU10L (£61).

What is the Best Mid-Range Swan Electric Kettle?

Swan SK14070N

£26.99
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Swan SK14070N
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1.7L
2,200W
POWER

A great mid range choice, priced at £26.99 is the Swan SK14070N, which has a Kagoo Score of 84.

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

A staggeringly highly rated and very popular 1.7L electric kettle, great for small families. It has a water level indicator, a 360° rotational base and a boil-dry protection and supports filtering.

97
Reviews
4 Reviews
79
Features
Good Features
89
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
81
Value for Money
Very Good
82
Age
2 Years Old
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Purchasers report that Swan SK14070N has terrific user reviews with an average user rating of 100%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the SK14070N in the UK is £26.99 and in total we found 5 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End Swan Electric Kettle?

Swan SK34021BN

£39.99
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1.7L
3,000W
POWER

If you're looking for a high end Swan electric kettle then the Swan SK34021BN takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 82, but is a bit more expensive at £39.99.

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

A very highly rated and fully featured 1.7L electric kettle, great for small families. Our review analysis indicates that it has brilliant features, it's really good-looking and retro.

90
Reviews
26 Reviews
85
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Popularity
Quite Popular
76
Value for Money
Very Good
78
Age
3 Years Old
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Swan SK34021BN has good user reviews with an average user rating of 77%, based on 26 reviews.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Swan Electric Kettle?

Swan SK14060N

£22.00
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Swan SK14060N
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Swan SK14060N
1.7L
2,200W
POWER

At only £22 and with a Kagoo Score of 84 the Swan SK14060N makes a great budget choice.

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

A top-rated but 2 year old 1.7L kettle, very good for small families. It has a water level indicator, a 360° rotational base and a boil-dry protection and supports filtering. Owners report that this kettle isgood-looking and quiet.

97
Reviews
9 Reviews
79
Features
Good Features
77
Popularity
Quite Popular
81
Value for Money
Very Good
82
Age
2 Years Old
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Swan SK14060N has superb user reviews with an average user rating of 100%.

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Find the best Swan electric kettle for you by checking our complete list of over 513 electric kettles
In This Guide
Should You Buy a Swan Electric Kettle?
Is Swan the Best Electric Kettle Brand?
What Do the Swan Electric Kettle Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Swan Electric Kettles Received?
How Reliable Are Swan Electric Kettles?
Features to Look Out For On Swan Electric Kettles
Swan Sure Grip Ergonomic Handle
Swan Drip Tray
Swan Smart Temperature Sensor
What is the Best Mid-Range Swan Electric Kettle?
What is the Best High End Swan Electric Kettle?
What is the Best Budget Choice Swan Electric Kettle?

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