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Tefal FV4043

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Tefal FV4043
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Features
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Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
82
Value for Money
Very Good
67
Age
3 Years Old
63
Running Costs
£220 Over 5 Years
73
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A good spec and good value for money 2,400W traditional iron, with moderate running costs.
2,400W Black Traditional 40g/min Jul 2015
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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. The price (excluding ex-display prices) has dropped from £69.98 to £29.98 in the last 18 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.

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Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Tefal FV4043 number 225 across all irons.

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Reviews
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Features
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Value for Money
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Age
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 73?

Looking across the entire Beko iron range, the average reviews for all Beko irons are excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better irons are available. View the latest irons 2018.
This iron has running costs of £220 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 660 irons that we have compared it to. View all energy saving irons.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a steam boost function
Has an automatic shut off system
Very small water tank capacity
Less than average steam generating 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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What Are People Saying About the Tefal FV4043?

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Ease of Use
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Features
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Noise Level
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Design
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Features

Key Features

Very Small Water Tank Capacity
Less Than Average Steam Generating Capacity
Average Weight
Has a Steam Boost Function
Average Power
Has an Automatic Shut Off System
Has a Vertical Steam Function
Has an Adjustable Thermostat
Very Small Water Tank Capacity

The water tank capacity of the Tefal FV4043 of only 0.27L is smaller than average when compared to most other irons. It is in the smallest 21% of all irons when ranked by this feature. The smallest water tank capacity of irons is 0.1L, the biggest is 2.5L, and the average water tank capacity is 0.48L.

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Less Than Average Steam Generating Capacity

The steam generating capacity of the Tefal FV4043 of only 40g/min is less than average when compared to most other irons. It is less than 74% of all irons when ranked by this feature. The least steam generating capacity of irons is 4g/min, the most is 500g/min, and the average steam generating capacity is 68g/min.

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Average Weight
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The weight of the Tefal FV4043 of 1.5kg is fairly standard compared to most other irons. It is heavier than 45% of all irons when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Steam Boost Function
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The Tefal FV4043 has a steam boost function. 56% of irons also have a steam boost function.

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Average Power
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The Tefal FV4043's power of 2,400W is fairly average compared to most other irons. It is in the smallest 1% of all irons when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Automatic Shut Off System

The Tefal FV4043 has an automatic shut off system, unlike 92% of irons which do not have an automatic shut off system.

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Has a Vertical Steam Function

The Tefal FV4043 has a vertical steam function, as do 69% of irons.

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Has an Adjustable Thermostat

The Tefal FV4043 has an adjustable thermostat, which is unusual. 81% of irons do not have an adjustable thermostat.

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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.

The price (excluding ex-display prices) has dropped from £69.98 to £29.98 in the last 18 days. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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Release Date

Tefal released the FV4043 in July 2015.

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When Are Most New Tefal Irons Released?

July to September is the most common period for new Tefal irons to be released in. In July 2017 seven new Tefal irons were released making it the biggest month that year for new Tefal iron releases. 22 new Tefal irons were released in September 2016 making it the biggest month that year for new Tefal iron releases. The biggest month in 2015 for new Tefal iron releases was July, with 10 new Tefal irons released that month.

How Fast Do Tefal Iron Prices Drop After Release?

Tefal irons tend to depreciate faster than most irons. Most irons drop in price by 3% in the first 6 months after release. New Tefal irons drop in price by an average of 17% in the first 6 months after they wer first released. On a typical new Tefal iron costing £64, by waiting 6 months before buying you could save on average £11.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The FV4043 has an average running cost of £220 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 660 irons.

Running Costs

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Electricity cost when switched on £240.14
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Total running cost over 5 years £240.14
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Running this iron over 5 years will generate 1.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 28 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer's Description

Uring Durilium technology in the soleplate, the Tefal Ultraglide FV4043 Steam Iron delivers outstanding performance for fast and easy ironing. Steam performance Boasting 2400W of power and a turbo steam shot that reaches 150g/min, the Ultraglide creates an even distribution of steam across your clothes. Helping to cut down on ironing time, the precision tip glides over clothes and eliminates deep creases with ease. The Ultraglide also lets you vertically steam iron hanging garments, s.

Featuring Durilium technology in the soleplate, the Tefal Ultraglide FV4043 Steam Iron delivers outstanding performance for fast and easy ironing. Steam performance Boasting 2400W of power and a turbo steam shot that reaches 150g/min, the Ultraglide creates an even distribution of steam across your clothes. Helping to cut down on ironing time, the precision tip glides over clothes and eliminates deep creases with ease. The Ultraglide also lets you vertically steam iron hanging garments, so it.

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Tefal FV4043 Specification

Key Features
Power
Colour
Type
Steam Generating Capacity
Technical Details
Automatic Shut Off System
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Other Features
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Features
Water Tank Capacity
Anti-Drip Function
Spray Function
Steam Boost Function
Vertical Steam Function
Anti-Scale System
Adjustable Thermostat
Soleplate Type
Cord Length
Safety Features
Accessories Included

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

tefal fv4043g0, tefal n143337w, tefal fv4043go

Barcodes

03121044043109

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