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Breville BTA820XL Toaster
BTA820XL
This Breville 2-slice toaster and has the following:
  • Lever and pushbutton controls,
  • Cord storage
  • Bagel setting
  • A bit more, frozen, "lift and look"
  • Audible signal when toast is done.
Description
This Breville 2-slice toaster and has the following:
  • Lever and pushbutton controls,
  • Cord storage
  • Bagel setting
  • A bit more, frozen, "lift and look"
  • Audible signal when toast is done.

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Color range

Color range

How well the toasters or toaster ovens produced both very light toast and very dark toast.

 /  5
Full batch

Full batch

Reflects color evenness among all slices in a batch.

 /  5
One slice

One slice

We toasted just one slice of large white bread in each model, aiming for medium brown toast.

 /  5
Ease of use

Ease of use

Reflects how easy the controls are to set and how clear they are.

 /  5
Ease of cleaning

Ease of cleaning

Reflects the ease of cleaning the toaster exterior and crumb tray. Ease of Cleaning is excellent when a toaster has smooth surfaces, no crevices, seams, joints or spaces to trap dirt & crumbs. The crumb tray is accessible and slides out smoothly.

 /  5
Toasting time

Toasting time

The time it takes to toast a full batch of bread. The higher the score the shorter the time it takes.

 /  5

About

The Breville BTA820XL is part of the Toasters & Toaster Ovens test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Toasters models like the BTA820XL are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Color range How well the toasters or toaster ovens produced both very light toast and very dark toast.

Full batch Reflects color evenness among all slices in a batch.

One slice We toasted just one slice of large white bread in each model, aiming for medium brown toast.

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