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Amazon Basics Stainless Steel Electric Kettle
Stainless Steel Electric Kettle

This kettle:

  • Is made of stainless steel.
  • Runs on 1500 watts.
  • Has a height of 7.75 inches.
  • Has a 4 cup capacity.
  • Has only 3 markings.
  • Has no additional features.
Description

This kettle:

  • Is made of stainless steel.
  • Runs on 1500 watts.
  • Has a height of 7.75 inches.
  • Has a 4 cup capacity.
  • Has only 3 markings.
  • Has no additional features.

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Time to boil

Time to boil

The time it took the kettle to boil 1L or 4 cups of water.

 /  5
Time to cool

Time to cool

The time it took the kettle to cool down 1L or 4 cups to 150F.

 /  5
Convenience

Convenience

Convenience includes how easy it is to distinguish the water level in the kettle and how easy the carafe markings are to read.

 /  5
Cleaning

Cleaning

Includes how easy it is to remove the scale filter and wipe down the interior of the kettle.

 /  5
External temperature of kettle

External temperature of kettle

The temperature is taken 10 minutes after the kettle has boiled at several areas on the pot, including the handle.

 /  5

About

The Amazon Basics Stainless Steel Electric Kettle is part of the Electric Kettles test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Electric Kettles models like the Stainless Steel Electric Kettle are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Time to boil The time it took the kettle to boil 1L or 4 cups of water.

Time to cool The time it took the kettle to cool down 1L or 4 cups to 150F.

Convenience Convenience includes how easy it is to distinguish the water level in the kettle and how easy the carafe markings are to read.

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