Latest Which? tests reveal new Best Buys ironsTests results show which irons are top of the pile

17 March 2010

Philips GC3541

We've tested three irons from Philips including the GC3541.

The latest Which? iron tests have revealed four new Best Buys that will make short work of the ironing pile.

Our independent lab test included steam irons and steam generators from Philips, Tefal, Morphy Richards and Breville.

We tested 13 irons, taking the total number of irons in our steam irons review to 140 and the number of Best Buy irons to 36.

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Which? Best Buy steam irons

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The irons tested include the Russell Hobbs 14993 Xpress Steam and the Morphy Richards 40737 Comfigrip. We’ve also tested irons from Marks and Spencer and Curry’s own brand range, Carlton.

The latest irons tested range in price from a budget-conscious £12, to premium models for around £200.

Check out our full irons review to discover the cheapest Best Buy irons, as well as three Don't Buy irons we think are best avoided.

Which? irons testing

Which? iron tests put irons and steam generators through their paces to see how effectively they remove creases, how easy they are to use, how quickly they heat up and how quickly they scale up.

The full list of irons tested is: Breville VIN143 Easy Glide 1800, Carlton C2201R09, Marks and Spencer T681194 Ruby 2010, Morphy Richards 40686 Turbosteam, Morphy Richards 40737 Comfigrip, Morphy Richards 42301 Jet Stream Elite, Russell Hobbs 14993 Xpress Steam, Russell Hobbs 15131 Steam Glide, Philips GC3541, Philips GC8460, Philips GC8420,Tefal FV3345 Superglide 45, Zanussi ZDB1500U Effectivo.

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