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Should You Buy a Swan Electric Kettle?

Updated 03 November 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 its 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 11,000 user and expert reviews and 10 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 £14 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%
652 reviews
#2
Australia
94%
94%
3,141 reviews
#3
Germany
93%
93%
1,756 reviews
#4
United Kingdom
91%
91%
1,069 reviews
#5
Italy
87%
87%
1,344 reviews
#6
87%
87%
810 reviews
#7
83%
83%
1,163 reviews
#8
Sage
82%
82%
33 reviews
#9
Beko
Turkey
81%
81%
4 reviews
#10
France
81%
81%
6 reviews
#11
Kenwood
United Kingdom
78%
78%
12 reviews
#12
Netherlands
78%
78%
114 reviews
#13
78%
78%
4 reviews
#14
Igenix
77%
77%
568 reviews
#15
KitchenAid
77%
77%
84 reviews
#16
Logik
United Kingdom
76%
76%
145 reviews
#17
Smeg
Italy
75%
75%
198 reviews
#18
Brentwood
75%
75%
17 reviews
#19
Linsar
United Kingdom
73%
73%
2 reviews
#20
Haden
73%
73%
0 reviews
#21
Ariete
73%
73%
1 review
#22
Braun
73%
73%
3 reviews
#23
Domo
72%
72%
3 reviews
#24
Tower
71%
71%
0 reviews
#25
Bugatti
69%
69%
34 reviews
#26
Unold
69%
69%
0 reviews
#27
Grundig
Germany
69%
69%
0 reviews
#28
Sabichi
68%
68%
0 reviews
#29
AEG
Germany
68%
68%
35 reviews
#30
Cuisinart
67%
67%
4 reviews
#31
Melitta
Germany
67%
67%
0 reviews
#32
Adler
66%
66%
0 reviews
#33
Korona
65%
65%
0 reviews
#34
Cloer
65%
65%
0 reviews
#35
Clatronic
65%
65%
0 reviews
#36
Bodum
65%
65%
30 reviews
#37
Graef
65%
65%
0 reviews
#38
Princess
64%
64%
2 reviews
#39
Siemens
Germany
64%
64%
2 reviews
#40
Brabantia
64%
64%
27 reviews
#41
WMF
64%
64%
1 review
#42
Essentials
United Kingdom
63%
63%
77 reviews
#43
Ravanson
63%
63%
0 reviews
#44
Gastroback
62%
62%
0 reviews
#45
TriStar
62%
62%
0 reviews
#46
Emerio
62%
62%
0 reviews
#47
Camry
62%
62%
0 reviews
#48
ProfiCook
62%
62%
0 reviews
#49
Signature
61%
61%
0 reviews
#50
Wahl
61%
61%
24 reviews
#51
Sencor
61%
61%
3 reviews
#52
Klarstein
61%
61%
0 reviews
#53
Gorenje
Slovenia
61%
61%
0 reviews
#54
Inventum
60%
60%
0 reviews
#55
Drew & Cole
60%
60%
0 reviews
#56
Brentwood Appliances
60%
60%
3 reviews
#57
Nesco
59%
59%
0 reviews
#58
Rangemaster
United Kingdom
59%
59%
0 reviews
#59
Waring
59%
59%
0 reviews
#60
Bestron
58%
58%
1 review
#61
Lafe
57%
57%
0 reviews
#62
Medion
57%
57%
0 reviews
#63
Philco
57%
57%
0 reviews
#64
Esperanza
57%
57%
0 reviews
#65
Stellar
57%
57%
0 reviews
#66
Sinbo
56%
56%
0 reviews
#67
Innoliving
56%
56%
0 reviews
#68
Krups
Germany
56%
56%
0 reviews
#69
Bomann
55%
55%
0 reviews
#70
Petra
55%
55%
0 reviews
#71
Scarlett
55%
55%
0 reviews
#72
Electrolux
Sweden
55%
55%
0 reviews
#73
Girmi
55%
55%
0 reviews
#74
Eta
55%
55%
0 reviews
#75
Sunbeam
54%
54%
0 reviews
#76
Trevi
54%
54%
0 reviews
#77
Caso
54%
54%
0 reviews
#78
Bonavita
53%
53%
0 reviews
#79
Lloytron
53%
53%
0 reviews
#80
Stelton
53%
53%
0 reviews
#81
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
£44
£0 £10 £20 £30 £40 £50 £60 £70 £80 £90 £199
Price Distribution of All Electric Kettles
No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price
£34
£0 £10 £20 £30 £40 £50 £60 £70 £80 £90 £199
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 88% 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 Bosch Swan DeLonghi
Which? logo
100%
2 reviews
100%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
85%
2 reviews
70%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
76%
1 review
76%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
80%
1 review
gadgetguy.com.au logo
94%
1 review
Average
80%
4 reviews
100%
2 reviews
100%
2 reviews
73%
2 reviews
97%
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 Bosch Swan DeLonghi
Which? logo
2
2
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
Total
1
2
2
1

How Reliable Are Swan Electric Kettles?

We checked over 11,000 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

when the kettle was switched on it was clear that water was leaking from the joint between the kettle body
amazon.co.uk
really well made
ao.com
Well made
Amazon
well made
Tesco.com
Wanted something more robust than a household kettle so bought this catering kettle as the solution
Argos.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

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

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 (£60).

Swan Smart Temperature Sensor

Swan electric kettles that feature Smart Temperature Sensor include the Swan SWU10L (£60).

What is the Best Mid-Range Swan Electric Kettle?

Swan SK19020RN

£30.99
Currys
Swan SK19020RN
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1.5L
3,000W
POWER

A great mid range choice, priced at £30.99 is the Swan SK19020RN, which has a Kagoo Score of 84.

Features We Love:
360° rotational base
Non-drip spout
Boil-dry protection
Automatic shut off system

A positively reviewed and best selling 1.5L kettle, with a fair price and a very good spec. Multiple reviews mentioned that it has superb features, it's good-looking and retro.

95
Reviews
29 Reviews
80
Features
Fully-Featured
93
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
80
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Age
2 Years Old
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Swan SK19020RN has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 87%, based on 29 reviews.

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What is the Best High End Swan Electric Kettle?

Swan SK34021GRN

£39.99
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1.7L
3,000W
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If you're looking for a high end Swan electric kettle then the Swan SK34021GRN takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 83, but is a bit more expensive at £39.99.

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

Purchasers report that this kettle has brilliant features, it's really good-looking and retro. It's a fully featured and classic 1.7L kettle, with a good price.

91
Reviews
26 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Popularity
Quite Popular
79
Value for Money
Very Good
78
Age
3 Years Old
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Purchasers report that Swan SK34021GRN 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

£25.00
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1.7L
2,200W
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At only £25 and with a Kagoo Score of 85 the Swan SK14060N makes a great budget choice.

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

A top-rated and very popular 1.7L electric kettle, with a fair price and a very good spec. It has a water level indicator, a 360° rotational base and a boil-dry protection and supports filtering. Multiple reviews mentioned that this electric kettle isgood-looking and quiet.

97
Reviews
9 Reviews
80
Features
Fully-Featured
90
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
80
Value for Money
Very Good
82
Age
2 Years Old
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Swan SK14060N has marvellous 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 503 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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