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In February 2018, KitchenAid recalled this kettle because the top part of the handle could separate from the body. You could be burned if hot liquid is spilled. See the recall notice for more information.
Overall score is made up of:
Ease of use (40%)
Boiling performance (10%)
Energy efficiency (10%)
Noise was assessed midway through boiling-up and from 1m away. A higher score means less noise.
Price is based on an October 2017 price survey.
22 Mar 2017, Wayne B.
Product use: 6 months or more
Looks very nice and boils quickly. Good customer support.
The first one had a faulty lid that was stuck closed. Kitchen Aid customer support were very good and sent us another one with a minimum of fuss. Kettle just over 12 months old and the lid is sticking closed when hot and it's taking too long to shutdown at boiling point causing the kitchen to steam up. It's a bit heavy but this is to be expected for a metal kettle. Expensive.
No, this product has too many drawbacks.
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