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Rowenta DW9240

80

Kagoo Score

80

Kagoo Score

Rowenta DW9240

£125.00
Our Verdict:
A classic and fully featured 3,100W steam generator iron, with moderate running costs. It has a steam boost function, a vertical steam function and an anti-drip function and is self-cleaning. Multiple reviews mentioned that this iron isgood-looking but it doesn't have a large water tank.
3,100W
65g/min
STEAM
CAPACITY
0.4L
WATER TANK
£310
OVER 5 YEARS
93
Reviews
9 Reviews
89
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Popularity
Quite Popular
67
Value for Money
Good
68
Age
6 Years Old
64
Running Costs
£310 Over 5 Years
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Tefal FV9788

90

Kagoo Score

90

Kagoo Score

Tefal FV9788

£50.00
£64.99
Our Verdict:
Our review analysis indicates that this iron has brilliant features and it's very easy to use, and well designed. It's the highest scoring traditional iron around, with an outstanding spec and low running costs.
3,000W
55g/min
STEAM
CAPACITY
0.35L
WATER TANK
1.8kg
£300
OVER 5 YEARS
96
Reviews
180 Reviews
94
Features
Fully-Featured
95
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
80
Value for Money
Very Good
85
Age
2 Years Old
70
Running Costs
£300 Over 5 Years
90
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Rowenta DW9240

80

Kagoo Score

80

Kagoo Score

Rowenta DW9240

£125.00
Our Verdict:
A classic and fully featured 3,100W steam generator iron, with moderate running costs. It has a steam boost function, a vertical steam function and an anti-drip function and is self-cleaning. Multiple reviews mentioned that this iron isgood-looking but it doesn't have a large water tank.
3,100W
65g/min
STEAM
CAPACITY
0.4L
WATER TANK
£310
OVER 5 YEARS
93
Reviews
9 Reviews
89
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Popularity
Quite Popular
67
Value for Money
Good
68
Age
6 Years Old
64
Running Costs
£310 Over 5 Years
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Tefal FV9788

90

Kagoo Score

90

Kagoo Score

Tefal FV9788

£50.00
£64.99
Our Verdict:
Our review analysis indicates that this iron has brilliant features and it's very easy to use, and well designed. It's the highest scoring traditional iron around, with an outstanding spec and low running costs.
3,000W
55g/min
STEAM
CAPACITY
0.35L
WATER TANK
1.8kg
£300
OVER 5 YEARS
96
Reviews
180 Reviews
94
Features
Fully-Featured
95
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
80
Value for Money
Very Good
85
Age
2 Years Old
70
Running Costs
£300 Over 5 Years
90
Kagoo Score
Excellent

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Rowenta DW9240 Tefal FV9788
2 Reasons For
10g/min More Steam Generating Capacity
The Rowenta DW9240 is a 65 steam capacity iron, whereas the Tefal FV9788 is only a 55g/min steam capacity iron (10g/min less).

'Steam Generating Capacit' indicates how much steam the iron is capable of generating, measured in grams per minute (g/min).

A larger steam flow means that the iron is capable of more powerful steam blasts for longer, meaning the iron is more efficient at tackling stubborn creases and difficult fabrics.

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Bigger Water Tank Capacity
The Rowenta DW9240 has a water tank capacity of 0.4, but the Tefal FV9788 is only a 0.35L water tank capacity iron (0.05L smaller).

'Capacity' indicates how much water the iron can hold at a single time.

A bigger tank capacity means the iron can be used longer before it needs to be refilled with water.

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Automatic Shut Off System
The Tefal FV9788 has an automatic shut off system, whereas the Rowenta DW9240 does not.

'Automatic Shut Off System' denotes whether the iron has a safety system to automatically cut the power to the iron if it detects a fault (such as a power surge, wire fault, water leak, etc). It can also kill the power after a certain time, in cause you've left the iron unattended by accident.

An automatic shut off system helps keep you safe by removing the power during a potential accident, of if you leave the iron unattended.

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Non-Twisting Cord
The Tefal FV9788 has a non-twisting cord, but the Rowenta DW9240 does not.

'Non-Twisting Cord' denotes whether the iron comes with a special cord that is designed to stop it from twisting up and tangling.

Non-twisting cords are very helpful, since they make the iron easier to use.

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Automatic Anti-Calc System
The Tefal FV9788 has an automatic anti-calc system, but the Rowenta DW9240 does not have this feature.

'Auto Anti-Calc System' denotes whether the iron has a special function to reduce limescale, which builds up inside your iron after continued use.

An anti-calc system helps prolong the life of your iron and keep it at peak efficiency for longer.

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Better Kagoo Score
The Tefal FV9788 has received a Kagoo Score of 90, however the Rowenta DW9240 scored only 80.
Cheaper by £75
The Tefal FV9788 costs £75 less than the Rowenta DW9240.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this iron.
Newer by Four Years
The Tefal FV9788 was released four years after the Rowenta DW9240
3% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
Over five years the Tefal FV9788 is £10 cheaper to run than the Rowenta DW9240.
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More Popular
The Tefal FV9788 is a more popular choice amongst buyers.
Marginally Better User Reviews
The Tefal FV9788 has an average user review score of 91% based on 180 reviews, however the Rowenta DW9240 has an average rating of 87% (based on 9 reviews).
Marginally Better Overall Reviews
The Tefal FV9788 has an average overall review score of 91% based on 180 reviews, however the Rowenta DW9240 has an average rating of 87% (based on 9 reviews).
Better Brand
Tefal irons have an average rating of 92.3%, whereas Rowenta only has an average rating of 80.8%.

Average User Rating

The Tefal FV9788 has better user reviews than the Rowenta DW9240. The average user reviews score for the Tefal FV9788 is 91% based on 180 reviews, where as the average score for the Rowenta DW9240 is 87% based on 9 reviews.
Rowenta DW9240 Tefal FV9788
5 stars
6 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
1 review
1 star
0 reviews
Best
5 stars
132 reviews
4 stars
27 reviews
3 stars
12 reviews
2 stars
3 reviews
1 star
6 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Tefal has a better average brand rating than Rowenta. The average brand rating for Tefal is 92.3% based on over 2,400 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Rowenta is 80.8% based on 250+ reviews.
Rowenta DW9240 Tefal FV9788
Rowenta

81

81

Based on 250+ reviews
Tefal

92

92

Based on over 2,400 reviews

Rowenta DW9240 Tefal FV9788
80 months old 28 months old Best

Power

'Power' denotes the power level of the iron, measured in Watts (W).

A more powerful iron means that the device will be able to iron clothes more efficiently, get out more stubborn creases, and generally be far more helpful.

Steam Generating Capacity

'Steam Generating Capacit' indicates how much steam the iron is capable of generating, measured in grams per minute (g/min).

A larger steam flow means that the iron is capable of more powerful steam blasts for longer, meaning the iron is more efficient at tackling stubborn creases and difficult fabrics.

Non-twisting Cord

'Non-Twisting Cord' denotes whether the iron comes with a special cord that is designed to stop it from twisting up and tangling.

Non-twisting cords are very helpful, since they make the iron easier to use.

Rowenta DW9240 Tefal FV9788
No
Best
Yes

Water Tank Capacity

'Capacity' indicates how much water the iron can hold at a single time.

A bigger tank capacity means the iron can be used longer before it needs to be refilled with water.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these irons for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Rowenta DW9240
Rowenta
DW9240
36 trees 1.4 tonnes CO2
Tefal FV9788
Tefal
FV9788
35 trees 1.4 tonnes CO2 (Best)

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Design

Rowenta DW9240 Tefal FV9788
Good-Looking
2 people agree No people disagree
  • ... session irrespective of what you are ironing. Minor Niggles: Gets through the water tank pretty fast, to be expected really with the steam output it provides. ...
    Graham - July 2016
  • ... lit signs signalling the level of temperature (cotton, silk etc) look cute -- It is very non-ergonomic. Maybe my fingers are not long and strong enough ...
    Jana - June 2017
  • Really Well Designed
    84 people agree 7 people disagree
  • Great looking and well designed, but also with a high performing functionality. I keep my iron in a cupboard with other laundry items, so Im not usually ...
    Coroculum - March 2018
  • I am very pleased with my new iron, its a great design and most important it works very and the steam power is fantastic!
    Shaun - (Argos.co.uk) April 2019
  • Great design, has a good weight to it which makes it feel well made and purposeful.Steam function great, loads of steam and compared to my previous iron, ...
    Gringo76 - (Argos.co.uk) June 2018
  • Nicely designed iron and built to last...
    Toots - (Argos.co.uk) September 2018
  • Good-Looking
    9 people agree 1 person disagrees
  • ... kettle: That said, this is a great looking iron - modern, sleek - and the red is gorgeous... I mean its not so gorgeous Id put it on the coffee table as ...
    Coroculum - March 2018
  • ... 30 seconds if you leave it metal down. Overall, I'm pretty impressed with this little iron for the cost...
    Cosmos - May 2018
  • ... slow and lacking in power, yet I was pleasantly surprised to find that this one was actually pretty powerful for what it is. It does give good steam and ...
    Cosmos - May 2018
  • A pretty good iron. The only real negative is the rather large base it has to stand on that is non-detachable. Otherwise very much like the limescale removing ...
    Markushillius - (Argos.co.uk) April 2018
  • Smooth
    5 people agree No people disagree
  • Had cheap and expensive irons in the past, but this is the best one for really getting a lovely smooth finish. I wish the water tank was clear its very ...
    Fran - (Argos.co.uk) August 2018
  • ... feature to have. There is also a useful limescale collector. In use, the iron is smooth and zaps those creases very easily. All I've used it for so far ...
    Coincidence - March 2018
  • ... it. I found it heats up really quickly, which is of great benefit. The glide is smooth and it's done a good job on all different fabrics, from the synthetics ...
    Littlepig - April 2018
  • Smooth ironing action.Water reservoir needs refilling frequently.Watch out fur bubbling and water leakage...
    Chris - (Argos.co.uk) October 2018
  • Water

    Rowenta DW9240 Tefal FV9788
    Doesn't Have a Large Water Tank
    3 people agree 1 person disagrees
  • ... well visible - i thought, OK, it is enough. . Some people found filling the tank not so easy - for me it was OK; Tefal was super easy, this Rowenta was ...
    Jana - June 2017
  • ... unpleasant surprise, too. What was neutral for me was: . The water tank was not so well visible - i thought, OK, it is enough. . Some people found filling ...
    Jana - June 2017
  • ... are two if they do the same thing? -- It started to make a funny noise when first water tank got empty -- It is heavy. I knew it when ordering, but it ...
    Jana - June 2017
  • Has an Effective Water Spray
    4 people agree 2 people disagree
  • Glides well. Too heavy and can't hold properly as spray button on underside of handle gets in the way and is easy to spray water accidentally.
    currys.co.uk - September 2018
  • ... as spray button on underside of handle gets in the way and is easy to spray water accidentally.
    currys.co.uk - September 2018
  • ... purchasing the product i have read all reviews on amazon. Is the spray button difficult to use? yes in deed. it doesn't matter wether or not you have a ...
    Anonymous - August 2018
  • ... button there is a little difficulty. you can not avoid pressing the spray button which makes the ironing difficult. the steam is very power full. while ...
    Anonymous - August 2018
  • Doesn't Have a Large Water Tank
    2 people agree 3 people disagree
  • ... slide- not sure if this just needs to loosen up with use. - The water tank is not very big, meaning I sometimes have to refill during use. Overall I'd ...
    J.E.T - May 2018
  • ... it works. To begin with it is easy to fill (i.e. the aperture to fill the tank is not annoyingly small) and it heats up really quickly (in fact this is ...
    Kevin - March 2018
  • Specification

     
     
     
    Key Features Rowenta DW9240 Tefal FV9788
    Power 3,100W
    BEST
    3,000W
    Colour
    Blue Grey
     Blue
     Grey
    Blue Grey
     Blue
     Grey
    Type
    Steam Generator
     Steam Generator
    Traditional
     Traditional
    Steam Generating Capacity 65g/min
    BEST
    55g/min
     
     
     
    Technical Details Rowenta DW9240 Tefal FV9788
    Automatic Shut Off System Unknown - Click to provide data
    Automatic shut off system
     Automatic shut off system
    Vertical Steam Function Unknown - Click to provide data
    Vertical steam function
     Vertical steam function
    Fast Heat Up Unknown - Click to provide data
    Fast heat up
     Fast heat up
     
     
     
    Indication Rowenta DW9240 Tefal FV9788
    Visible Water Level Unknown - Click to provide data
    Visible water level
     Visible water level
     
     
     
    Ergonomics Rowenta DW9240 Tefal FV9788
    Cord Storage Unknown - Click to provide data
    Cord storage
     Cord storage
    Ergonomic Design Unknown - Click to provide data
    Ergonomic design
     Ergonomic design
    Non-Twisting Cord
    Non-twisting cord
     Non-twisting cord
    Non-twisting cord
     Non-twisting cord
    BEST
    Removable Anti-Calc Collector Unknown - Click to provide data
    Removable anti-calc collector
     Removable anti-calc collector
     
     
     
    Logistics Data Rowenta DW9240 Tefal FV9788
    Quantity Per Pallet 120 72
    Pallet Height Unknown - Click to provide data 1152
    Quantity Per Shipping (Inner) Case 3 Unknown - Click to provide data
     
     
     
    Power Rowenta DW9240 Tefal FV9788
    Power Consumption (Typical) Unknown - Click to provide data 3,000W
     
     
     
    Weight & Dimensions Rowenta DW9240 Tefal FV9788
    Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 1.8kg
    Dimension Unknown - Click to provide data 15.5cm
    Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 2000
    Package Height Unknown - Click to provide data 196
    Package Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 339
    Package Width Unknown - Click to provide data 167
     
     
     
    Other Features Rowenta DW9240 Tefal FV9788
    Ergonomic Soft Grip for Lasting Ironing Comfort
    Ergonomic soft grip for lasting ironing comfort
     Ergonomic soft grip for lasting ironing comfort
    Unknown - Click to provide data
     
     
     
    Features Rowenta DW9240 Tefal FV9788
    Calc-Clean Function
    Calc-clean function
     Calc-clean function
    Calc-clean function
     Calc-clean function
    Suitable for Tap Water Unknown - Click to provide data
    Suitable for tap water
     Suitable for tap water
    Water Tank Capacity 0.4L
    BEST
    0.35L
    Anti-Drip Function
    Anti-drip function
     Anti-drip function
    Anti-drip function
     Anti-drip function
    Auto Power Off Function
    Auto power off function
     Auto power off function
    Auto power off function
     Auto power off function
    Spray Function
    Spray function
     Spray function
    Spray function
     Spray function
    Cordless
    Cordless
     Cordless
    Cordless
     Cordless
    Steam Boost Function
    Steam boost function
     Steam boost function
    Steam boost function
     Steam boost function
    LED Indicator Unknown - Click to provide data
    LED indicator
     LED indicator
    Self-Cleaning
    Self-cleaning
     Self-cleaning
    Self-cleaning
     Self-cleaning
    Vertical Steam Function
    Vertical steam function
     Vertical steam function
    Vertical steam function
     Vertical steam function
    Water Tank Type
    Built-in
     Built-in
    Built-in
     Built-in
    Overheat Protection
    Overheat protection
     Overheat protection
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Anti-Scale System
    Anti-scale system
     Anti-scale system
    Anti-scale system
     Anti-scale system
    Automatic Anti-Calc System Unknown - Click to provide data
    Automatic anti-calc system
     Automatic anti-calc system
    Maximum Continuous Flow Unknown - Click to provide data 1g/min
    Adjustable Thermostat Unknown - Click to provide data
    Adjustable thermostat
     Adjustable thermostat
    Soleplate Type
    Stainless Steel Soleplate Durilium Autoclean Soleplate
     Stainless Steel Soleplate
     Durilium Autoclean Soleplate
    Stainless Steel Soleplate Durilium Autoclean Soleplate
     Stainless Steel Soleplate
     Durilium Autoclean Soleplate
    Cord Length 2.5m 2.5m
    Variable Steam Function
    Variable steam function
     Variable steam function
    Variable steam function
     Variable steam function
    Steam Boost Performance 230g/min 230g/min
    Continuous Steam Unknown - Click to provide data
    Continuous steam
     Continuous steam
    Designed for Travel
    Designed for travel
     Designed for travel
    Designed for travel
     Designed for travel
    Comfortable Handle Unknown - Click to provide data
    Comfortable handle
     Comfortable handle
    Safety Features Unknown - Click to provide data Turns Off in 30 Secs If Left On Side or Soleplate and in 8 Mins If Left On Heel
    Easy Storage Unknown - Click to provide data
    Easy storage
     Easy storage
    Precision Steam Tip
    Precision steam tip
     Precision steam tip
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Soleplate Unknown - Click to provide data Ceramic
    Preprogrammed Temperatures Unknown - Click to provide data
    Preprogrammed temperatures
     Preprogrammed temperatures
    Auto Power Off After 8 8
    Auto Shut-Off System Unknown - Click to provide data
    Auto shut-off system
     Auto shut-off system
    Filling Opening Size
    Large
     Large
    Large
     Large
    Energy Saving Mode
    Energy saving mode
     Energy saving mode
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Precision Tip Unknown - Click to provide data
    Precision tip
     Precision tip
    Variable Continuous Flow Unknown - Click to provide data
    Variable continuous flow
     Variable continuous flow
    Anti-Calc Collector Unknown - Click to provide data
    Anti-calc collector
     Anti-calc collector

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