Tefal GV8932 Pro Express Plus Anti Scale High Pressure Steam Generator
Thanks for taking the time to read our review of the highly rated Tefal GV8932. There are around 25 different steam generator models available from the Tefal brand in the UK market. This model came out as the highest rated of all the models available.
It is expensive though, and also one of the most expensive in their entire range. Of the 25 models available from Tefal the prices range from about £75-£300. This 8932 model sits right at the higher end.
That price will put many buyers off, but according to those who have bought it, the ratings speak highly of this high end model.
This model is packed with features all aimed at making your ironing faster and easier.
Who Would Buy the Tefal GV8932?
This model of iron is suitable for buyers who want to really reduce the amount of ironing time. Every buyer said that it made ironing very easy. The large water tank meant that buyers could simply get on with doing the ironing, rather than having to pause to fill up a tank.
Almost every buyer said it cut ironing time in half. A few buyers owned holiday cottages and they said this really saved them a lot of time, when it came to ironing bedding and towels.
Some other buyers said that this iron made short work of shirts and jeans.
The Tefal Brand
Tefal is part of a bigger group who are known as Groupe SEB. They are a French company and a number of brands trade under this group name and include, KRUPS, Panex, Rochedo and Rowenta.
Tefal have been around since 1956 and so have a strong 70 year history. They started out as being the first company to make non-stick pots and pans using a Teflon coating. Since then they have gone on to become a household name throughout the UK.
They are now well known for their range of steam irons, and like many other brands, expanded into the steam generator iron market.
Tefal were the first to introduce steam generators to the market
How Buyers Rate the GV8932 Model?
- Overall buyers gave this one an excellent rating of 96%.
- 83% of all buyers gave this a full 5 star rating
- No buyer as yet has given this one a bad rating
What Buyers Said About the Tefal GV8932
We now know how buyers rated this model, and in this section, we take a look at what buyers had to say about this model. We include both the good and the bad, according to real life buyers and users.
We found the easiest way to keep this useful to read was to use a pros and cons table, which we have included below.
- Buyers said the iron was well designed with a nice flow of steam
- Storing the flex lead is very neat and tidy
- Very easy to use
- Buyers said this simply glides over clothes
- Great choice for heavy users of for those with larger families
- Buyers said that if you have used this type of iron for the first time, it may feel a little heavy
GV8932 Specification and Technical Details
Some buyers like to know the technical details, so we have included these in this section
- Colour is White and Blue
- Measures 49 x 37 x 29.4 cm
- Weighs - 5.86 Kg
- 2,400 watts of power
- 1.6 litre water tank
- 6.5 bars of pressure
- 120 grams per minute of steam
- 400 grams per minute steam boost
- Cord length = 1.68 metres (66 inches) (Please note this one has a smart cord for easy storage
- 3 settings - normal, delicate and jeans
- Has a removable scale collector
- Has an auto-off function
As you can see from this extensive list, this model is packed with all the right features. The 2,400 watts means the iron is ready to go in 2 minutes. The large tank means you can get all your ironing done without any interruptions.
The bar pressure is one of the highest on the market, as is the steam per minute and the steam boost when required.
Add to that the important safety features and a simple to remove scale collector, and you have got a very high quality iron.
Buyers said this iron simply glided over clothes, and many said this one was especially good at getting rid of creases on tougher materials like jeans.
Our Verdict on the Tefal GV8932 Pro Express
Hopefully we have provided you with enough information to decide if the Tefal GV8932 model is the right one for your needs.
The kicker for most people will be the high price point, and at that price, it will put a lot of people off. If you can afford it then by all means get this one, as it is simply the best option in the Tefal range of steam generator irons.
We like the fact that there are no bad reviews, and in fact this model gets the highest buyer rating reviews in the entire Tefal range.
If this is not the right Tefal model for you, then please check out our top 20 list of Tefal steam generator irons by clicking here.
If you prefer you can check out our top 10 list of all the different brands by clicking here.
If you want an iron that is more affordable, then we would recommend the Tefal SV7040 Liberty steam generator which is much more affordable, but still gets a very high 90% buyer satisfaction rating.
We have done a full review on the Tefal SV7040 which you can read by clicking this link.
Tefal GV8932 Pro Express FAQ
Question - How long is the guarantee on this model?
Answer - According to the Tefal website for small electrical appliances, "The guarantee period in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland for Tefal appliances sold until 31 December 2016 is 1 year and 2 years on appliances purchased from 1st January 2017."
Question - Do you need to hold the steam button down all the time?
Answer - With most steam generator irons you do, and you also have to do that with this one. Our advice is don't let that put you off as you get used to doing that really quickly.
Question - Does the electric cord automatically recoil
Answer - No it doesn't. It fits under the iron for storage but you need to do that manually