Updated 9 Aug 2018

Breville

the Soft Top Classic BKE270

Snapshot: The 1.7L Breville the Soft Top Classic BKE270 has a push-button lid-opening and a plastic finish. How noisy is it?

the Soft Top Classic BKE270
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$90

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Test results

Overall score
76
Ease of use
?/10
Noise
?/10
Boiling
?/10
Energy efficiency
?/10

Good points

  • Fast to boil one litre of water.
  • Very easy to use controls.
  • The water can be poured in a nice even stream.
  • No problem with steam.
  • Indicator light is fairly bright.
  • Push-button lid-opening for very easy filling.
  • Very well-balanced.

But

  • Noisy.
  • Filter is fiddly to slide in and out.

How we test

Overall score is made up of:
Ease of use (40%)
Noise (40%)
Boiling performance (10%)
Energy efficiency (10%)

Noise was assessed midway through boiling-up and from 1m away. A higher score means less noise.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$90

Specifications

Boil time (minutes:seconds)
3:08
Noise (dBa)
60
Capacity (L)
1.7
Weight (kg)
0.85

Features

Finish
Plastic

More Info

Notes
-
Availability
-
Price surveyed
June 2018