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Rowenta VR7045

Rowenta VR7045
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Reviews
3 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
58
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
63
Value for Money
Good
78
Age
2 Years Old
85
Running Costs
£220 Over 5 Years
74
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A positively reviewed and very economical to run 2,200W traditional iron, with a good spec and an astonishingly many 220g/min steam generating capacity. It has a vertical steam function and a weight of 2.9kg and features anti-scale system.
2,200W Black Traditional 220g/min Sep 2016
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Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up.

There is a 77% chance that the price of the Rowenta VR7045 will go up in the next 2 weeks. We forecast that prices will increase by up to £14 over this period.

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With low running costs and outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Rowenta VR7045 number 303 across all irons.

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Kagoo Score
83
Reviews
78
Features
64
Value for Money
78
Age
86
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 74?

reviews indicate that it has ok user reviews with an average user rating of 67%.
This iron is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better irons are available.
It has running costs of £220 over 5 years, which is pretty average compared to the other 720+ irons that we have calculated running costs for.
This Rowenta iron has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Heavier than average
More than average steam generating capacity
Smaller than average water tank capacity

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each iron by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the iron is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec irons come to market, the older irons will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Reviews

Average Review Score

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What Are People Saying About the Rowenta VR7045?

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How Good Are Rowenta Irons?

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

More than average steam generating capacity
Heavier than average
Has a vertical steam function
Features anti-scale system
Has an spray function
Smaller than average water tank capacity
Smaller Than Average Water Tank Capacity

The water tank capacity of the Rowenta VR7045 of only 0.3L is smaller than average when compared to most other irons. It is smaller than 68% of all irons when ordered by this feature. The average water tank capacity of all irons is 0.49L, with the smallest being 0.1L and the biggest being 2.5L.

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More Than Average Steam Generating Capacity
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Across all the irons the steam generating capacity range from 4g/min to 500g/min, and the average steam generating capacity is 69g/min. The steam generating capacity of the Rowenta VR7045 of 220g/min is more than 98% of all irons when ordered by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average
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Across all the irons the weights range from 410g to 8.9kg, and the average weight is 2kg. The Rowenta VR7045's weight of 2.9kg is heavier than average when compared to most other irons. It is in the heaviest 20% of all irons when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Vertical Steam Function

The Rowenta VR7045 has a vertical steam function. 68% of irons also have a vertical steam function.

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Features Anti-Scale System

The Rowenta VR7045 features anti-scale system, which is unusual. 61% of irons do not feature anti-scale system.

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Has an Spray Function

The Rowenta VR7045 has an spray function, which is unusual. 51% of irons do not have an spray function.

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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. An iron with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the Rowenta VR7045, and ranked it:

Good Value For Money
This iron is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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Value for Money of Similar Irons

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Age

Rowenta VR7045 Release Date

September 2016

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When Are Most New Rowenta Irons Released?

We couldn't see any obvious trend in the release dates for new Rowenta irons over the last 3 years.

January was the biggest month last year for new Rowenta irons, with two new Rowenta irons released that month. In 2017 most new Rowenta irons were released in September, with two new Rowenta irons released that month. In October 2016, four new Rowenta irons were released making it the biggest month that year for new Rowenta iron releases.

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How Fast Do Rowenta Iron Prices Drop After Release?

Rowenta irons tend to depreciate faster than most irons.

Most irons drop in price by 3% in the first 6 months after release. In the first 6 months after release, Rowenta irons drop in price by 43% on average. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £28 on a typical £64 new Rowenta iron by waiting 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

Rowenta VR7045 Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the VR7045 is £220 based on average energy prices, which is pretty average compared to the other 720+ irons that we checked.

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Running this iron over 5 years will generate 1.00 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 26 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Rowenta VR7045 Specification

Key Features
Power
Colour
Type
Steam Generating Capacity
Technical Details
Cable Length
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Dimension
Features
Suitable for Tap Water
Water Tank Capacity
Spray Function
Vertical Steam Function
Anti-Scale System
Maximum Steam Pressure

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

rowenta gsvr7045g0, rowenta 100gmin, rowenta vr7045, rowenta 2200w

Barcodes

 03121040067352

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