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Tefal FV4043

£37.99
Tefal FV4043
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Features
Good Features
50
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
78
Value for Money
Very Good
68
Age
3 Years Old
64
Running Costs
£220 Over 5 Years
72
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A cheap and good spec 2,400W traditional iron, with ok running costs
2,400W Black Traditional 40g/min Jul 2015
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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.

Having analysed the historic price trend for the Tefal FV4043 we calculated that there is a 68% chance that prices will remain steady over the next 2 weeks.

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Representing very good value for money, we have ranked the Tefal FV4043 number 215 in traditional irons and number 268 across all irons.

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Reviews
69
Features
79
Value for Money
68
Age
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 72?

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 645 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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How Good Are Tefal Irons?

We have checked 28 expert reviews and 20,154 user reviews for irons and used these reviews to determine an average rating for Tefal irons of 86%. This makes Tefal the 4th best iron brand according to customer reviews.

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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 average water tank capacity of all irons is 0.46L, with the smallest being 0.1L and the biggest being 2.5L. The water tank capacity of the Tefal FV4043 of only 0.27L is smaller than 76% of all irons when ordered by this feature.

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Less Than Average Steam Generating Capacity

The steam generating capacity of irons range from 4g/min to 500g/min, and the average steam generating capacity is 65g/min. 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 75% of all irons when ranked by this feature.

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The Tefal FV4043's weight of 1.5kg is fairly standard compared to most other irons. It is in the heaviest 55% 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, as do 62% of irons.

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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. 88% of irons 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 73% of irons.

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Has an Adjustable Thermostat

The Tefal FV4043 has an adjustable thermostat. 75% 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.

There was a cheaper price of £33.99 on eBay 12 days ago.

The chart below compares the value for money of the Tefal FV4043 against some of its competitors.

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Age

Release Date

This Tefal iron has been on the market since 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. That means that most of the latest Tefal iron technology was released in within the last 3 months, and now is good time to buy. The biggest month last year for new Tefal iron releases was July, with seven new Tefal irons released that month. In 2016 most new Tefal irons were released in September, with 22 new Tefal irons released that month. In July 2015 10 new Tefal irons were released making it the biggest month that year for new Tefal iron releases.

How Fast Do Tefal Iron Prices Drop After Release?

Most irons drop in price by 2% in the first 6 months after release, however Tefal irons tend to depreciate faster. On average, in the first 6 months after release, Tefal irons drop in price by 17%. That means a saving of £11 on a typical £65 new Tefal iron if you wait 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The FV4043 is typical compared to the other 645 irons that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the FV4043 will cost £220 over 5 years to run.

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Electricity cost when switched on £219.76
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Total running cost over 5 years £219.76
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Running this iron over 5 years will generate 1.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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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

Barcodes

03121044043109

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