Here's the deal: If you're looking for the best electric kettle you don't need to spend a lot of money to get an excellent product. For this electric kettle review, we've tested 20 budget kettles to find a perfect, money-saving alternative for the bestselling Cuisinart PerfecTemp. The winner is called Aicok Stainless and is the best product in our electric kettle reviews. It offers great features and a low price. Let's find out what you need to know before your patience boils over.
The Cuisinart PerfecTemp is one of the bestselling electric kettles. The reason is that it's an all-around great product. The only downside is the high price, which naturally comes with the Cuisinart brand name. We'd, therefore, recommend this product to people who swear by Cuisinart products or prefer a 3-year warranty (instead of 2). For everybody else, we recommend saving money with the Aicok.
The Aicok Stainless electric kettle is an excellent product. It offers virtually the same features as the pricey Cusinart - yet, you can get it at a great price for its elevated quality. If you're looking for a cheap electric water kettle that offers all the features you need, this product is a smart choice. It allows you to boil water to perfect, preset temperatures for all your beverages and food while saving money.
The Cuisinart PerfecTemp has a 1.7-liter maximum capacity. That's about 7.2 cups or 575 liquid ounces of water.
The Aicok Stainless has the same, 1.7-liter capacity. It's equivalent to about 7.2 cups or 575 liquid ounces of water.
The PerfecTemp offers six temperature presets which make it easy to make boil water to the right heat for different teas and coffee. Presets include 160°F, 175°F, 185°F, 190°F, 200°F, 212°F (boiling).
The Aicok kettle also features six temperature presets which make boiling water to the right heat easy. Presets are identical to Cuisinart: 160°F, 175°F, 185°F, 190°F, 200°F, 212°F (boiling).
A great electric kettle should feature a stainless steel body. The Cuisinart PerfecTemp offers just that. It's built to last.
The Aicok offers the same, very durable and easy-to-care-for stainless steel material. It's the way to go for quality kettles.
Cuisinart's PerfecTemp offers an excellent spout which makes it easy to fill even smaller cups carefully. A well-built spout is an essential feature since you'll be pouring warm or hot water.
The Aicok also offers a good dripless spout. The opening is very precise and makes it easy to control water flow when you're making tea and coffee or are handling boiling water.
When you're filling the kettle with fresh water, and easy to open lid is a must have. The Cuisinart offers just that. you can open the lid with a button on the side of the electric kettle.
The Aicok also offers an easy-open lid. Just press the button on top and the lid opens wide for easy refilling. Personally, we found the Cuisinart's button slightly easier to use but it's a small detail.
The PerfecTemp offers a swivel base. This is a useful feature which lets you simply drop the kettle back on its holder without having to find the right position. It's easy to do with one hand.
The Aicok also offers a swiveling base. This is rather uncommon for cheap electric kettles but a great feature, making it easy to simply drop off the kettle with one hand on its stand.
Cuisinart offers a 3-year warranty (one year more than Aicok).
Aicok offers a 30-day money back guarantee and a 2-year warranty.