If you are thinking about buying a Russell Hobbs toaster then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of toaster brands is compiled by analysing over 8,100 user and expert reviews and 40+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on 940+ toasters.
Russell Hobbs are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular toasters. Their toasters start at £13 for the Darwin which has 2 slice slice and go up to £201 for the 23251 which has 1 slice slice. The average price of a new Russell Hobbs toaster is £39.
Russell Hobbs are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular toasters.
Is Russell Hobbs the Best Toaster Brand?
So are Russell Hobbs toasters any good? We give every toaster a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all toasters we are able to impartially rank all the toaster brands.
Russell Hobbs is ranked the No. 1 best toaster brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Russell Hobbs is the actually best toaster brand out there.
Let's look at how Russell Hobbs toasters compare to the other toaster brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
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There's a wide selection of Russell Hobbs toasters available compared to other toaster brands, with over 70 Russell Hobbs toasters currently on the market in the UK. Russell Hobbs also have better reviews than the typical toaster brand, with the average rating of a Russell Hobbs toaster being 88%.
The average review score for a Russell Hobbs toaster is 88%.
Russell Hobbs toasters tend to be cheaper than most other toaster brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Russell Hobbs toaster is £10 (based on a person typically using a toaster for 5 minutes per day), which makes them less efficient than most other toaster brands.
No. Of Toasters
Average Price £58
Price Distribution of All Toasters
No. Of Toasters
Average Price £39
Price Distribution of Russell Hobbs Toasters
What Do the Russell Hobbs Toaster Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every Russell Hobbs toaster to work out the average distribution of reviews for Russell Hobbs and then compared this to the other toaster brands.
Russell Hobbs has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its toasters than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews are actually lower.
Over 83% of expert reviews and 87% of user reviews for Russell Hobbs toasters are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 85% and 85% respectively across all Toaster brands.
Purchasers of Russell Hobbs toasters frequently mentioned that the product was nicely designed, and they have won a total of 3 awards.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to Russell Hobbs toasters by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other toaster brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.
How Many Industry Awards Have Russell Hobbs Toasters Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 3 industry awards for Russell Hobbs toasters. The table below compares the number of awards received by Russell Hobbs to other popular toaster brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
We checked over 8,100 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Russell Hobbs toasters. over 40 of these reviews mention reliability of which 76% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Russell Hobbs toaster owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
76% of reviewers think Russell Hobbs toasters are reliable.
So, most people think that Russell Hobbs toasters are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Russell Hobbs toasters that mention reliability:
Excellent Build Quality
The toaster is very well made
Well built good overall toasting
obviously not quite as well made as its predecessor
Broke after two weeks which is really disappointing as I have the matching kettle
now the mechanism has broken which keeps the toast down
Features to Look Out For On Russell Hobbs Toasters
An award winning and fully featured 4 slice toaster, very good for small families.
1 Review + 1 Award
Value for Money
3 Years Old
£53 Over 5 Years
Our review analysis indicates that Russell Hobbs Inspire - 4 slice has excellent expert reviews with an average expert rating of 100%. Russell Hobbs Inspire - 4 slice has received a "Best Buy" award from Which?.
The cheapest price that we could find for the Inspire - 4 slice in the UK is £34.95 and in total we found 10 prices for it.
Multiple reviews mentioned that this toaster has outstanding features, toasts very bread evenly and it's really well designed. It's a positively reviewed and fully featured 2 slice toaster, with very low running costs and a cheap price.
Lots of Positive Reviews
Value for Money
3 Years Old
£49 Over 5 Years
Customers report that Russell Hobbs Colours Plus+ has great user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this toaster to others.
The cheapest price that we could find for the Colours Plus+ in the UK is £24.99 and in total we found 3 prices for it.