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Argos Cookworks Illuminated 2 Slice 827/522 review

£12.00 Typical price

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Key features
  • Two-slice
  • Black
Expert review

Cheap toasters with extra features are a rare find, so it’s a treat to see the Argos Cookworks Illuminated 2 Slice toaster come with a lift and look feature for checking how brown your toast is without cancelling the cycle. Is a feature-packed toaster for less than £20 just too good to be true? We took it to our test lab to find out. Read the full review for our expert verdict.

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Last checked by Which?

November 2021

First reviewed by Which?

September 2020

Released

July 2020

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  1. 24%
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  2. 62%
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  3. 83%
    Highest score
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