If you are wondering how Tefal irons compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 1,100 irons by objectively and impartially analysing over 15,000 user and expert reviews and 20 awards from hundreds of different review sites.
Tefal are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular irons. Their irons start at £17 for the FV1526 which has a power of 2,000W, a steam generating capacity of 25g/min and is a traditional iron and go up to £500 for the GV9611G0 which has a power of 2,600W, a steam generating capacity of 1g/min and is a steam generator iron. The average price of a new Tefal iron is £112.
Tefal are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular irons.
Is Tefal the Best Iron Brand?
So are Tefal irons any good? We give every iron a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all irons we are able to impartially rank all the iron brands.
Tefal is ranked the No. 2 best iron brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Tefal is the 2nd best iron brand out there.
Let's look at how Tefal irons compare to the other iron brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
All iron Brands
There's a wide selection of Tefal irons available compared to other iron brands, with over 70 Tefal irons currently on the market in the UK. Tefal also have better reviews than the typical iron brand, with the average rating of a Tefal iron being 82%.
The average review score for a Tefal iron is 82%.
Tefal have a number of great features including Aqua Boost Vaporizer which sets them apart from the competition.
However Tefal irons tend to be more expensive than most other iron brands making them a less popular choice with consumers. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Tefal iron is £48 (based on a person typically using an iron for 2 hours per week), which makes them less efficient than most other iron brands.
No. Of Irons
Average Price £75
Price Distribution of All Irons
No. Of Irons
Average Price £112
Price Distribution of Tefal Irons
What Do the Tefal Iron Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every Tefal iron to work out the average distribution of reviews for Tefal and then compared this to the other iron brands.
Tefal has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its irons than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.
Over 100% of expert reviews and 84% of user reviews for Tefal irons are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 91% and 87% respectively across all Iron brands.
Purchasers of Tefal irons frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, had well executed technical features and was well designed.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to Tefal irons by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other iron brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.
How Many Industry Awards Have Tefal Irons Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 1 industry award for a Tefal iron. The table below compares the number of awards received by Tefal to other popular iron brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
We checked over 15,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Tefal irons. over 60 of these reviews mention reliability of which 86% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Tefal iron owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
86% of reviewers think Tefal irons are reliable.
So, most people think that Tefal irons are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Tefal irons that mention reliability:
It is a sturdy iron - so quite heavy
seems pretty durable
it does a decent job of getting some tough wrinkles out so no real complaints
Found this iron very sturdy
Excellent Build Quality
although solidly built
they usually prove to be shoddily built
when mine broke I wasn't sure what make to get
The only issue I have is the toughness of steam control
Mediocre Build Quality
Features to Look Out For On Tefal Irons
There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Tefal irons that set them apart from the competition. These include Aqua Boost Vaporizer.
A great mid range choice, priced at £69.99 is the Tefal FV9788, which has a Kagoo Score of 89.
Features We Love:
Big water tank capacity (0.35L)
Many steam generating capacity (55g/min)
Vertical steam function
Steam boost function
The highest scoring traditional iron available, with an extremely good spec and low running costs. Our review analysis indicates that it has brilliant features and it's very easy to use, and well designed.
Value for Money
2 Years Old
£300 Over 5 Years
Our review analysis indicates that Tefal FV9788 has fantastic user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this iron to others.
Tefal Ultimate Anti Calc FV9788 Test
The cheapest price that we could find for the FV9788 in the UK is £69.99 and in total we found 9 prices for it.
A sensationally highly rated and very economical to run 2,200W steam generator iron, with a very good spec and a reasonable price. It has a vertical steam function, an automatic anti-calc system and a removable water tank and features anti-scale system. Multiple reviews mentioned that it's really easy to use.
Value for Money
2 Years Old
£220 Over 5 Years
Customers report that Tefal Liberty SV7020 has superb user reviews with an average user rating of 95%, based on 11 reviews.
The cheapest price that we could find for the Liberty SV7020 in the UK is £79.99 and in total we found 7 prices for it.