Kmart Retro & Black Small Appliance Reviews


Planning to head in store for your weekly Kmart fix? We bring you a guide on latest trends that Kmart has on offer in the small appliances space. Kmart boasts quality, value and contemporary design for its kitchen gadgets. Read on for all the specs and features of its retro and black appliances range.

Kmart Retro Kettles

Kmart offers a wide number of cheap and cheerful kettles including some in retro design. As with all Kmart kitchen appliances, Kmart kettles are stated to be tested to applicable Australian electrical safety standards and certified as compliant. Durability and performance testing are also carried out prior to QA approval. Here is what Kmart has in the retro space.

Kmart 1.7L Retro Kettle

With an external water level indicator, this 1.7L Retro kettle will let you boil just the right amount of water for a nice hot drink. Expect dry boil protection for safety and from 1850 to 2200W of power. Voltage is stated to be 220-240V with a frequency of 50/60Hz. There is also a beige colour variation available of this design.

  • Colour: Almond (Beige) or Mint (Green)
  • RRP: $39

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Kmart 1.7L Euro Kettle

Brew tea, coffee or any other warm beverage with this 1.7L Euro kettle featuring an external water level indicator. It’s stated to be BPA free, made with stainless steel and plastic. It features overheat protection for safety and a 12-month warranty. Dimensions include 17cm (H) x 22cm (W) x 27cm (D).

Kmart notes that this kettle’s true colour may vary slightly depending on browser and computer screen. It recommends going in-store to purchase if you’re concerned about its colour.

  • Colour: Blue or Black
  • RRP: $39

Kmart Retro Toasters

Similar to the kettle range, Kmart toasters are tested to applicable Australian electrical safety standards with durability and performance testing also being carried out on the full range.

Kmart 4 Slice Stainless Steel Retro Toaster

Enjoy warm and crisp toast by placing your favourite kind of bread into this 4-slice retro toaster. Expect an adjustable browning control along with a cancel, reheat and defrost function. In addition, this stainless-steel toaster features a self-centering function to help keep the bread from being toasted unevenly. Colour options include a light almond or mint shade.

  • Colour: Almond (Beige) or Mint (Green)
  • RRP: $45

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Kmart 4 Slice Euro Toaster

This is another 4-slice toaster with a slightly different retro design, also featuring a defrost, reheat and cancel functions. The toaster offers variable browning control so you can get your toast just the way you like it along with extra lift capability. For easy maintenance expect a slide out crumb tray.

The dimensions of this toaster come in at 24cm (L) x 16cm (H) x 28cm (W). It’s also BPA free and comes with a 12-month warranty. Similar to its matching kettle, Kmart notes that its true colour may vary slightly on screen. Keep this in mind if you’re purchasing online, otherwise you might like to head in store to purchase.

  • Colour: Blue or Black
  • RRP: $39

Kmart Black Kettles

For a sophisticated look, you might like to consider diving into the black appliances trend. Kmart offers a few options in this department to add texture and depth to your kitchen.

Kmart 1.7L Kettle Pyramid

This 1.7L kettle has a pyramid design with a matte black finish. Main features include a concealed stainless-steel heating element, external water level indicator and cord storage. For safety expect an automatic shut off with an indicator light and dry boil protection.

It offers 1850-2200W of power with a voltage of 220-240V. Dimensions of this kettle are 29.1cm (H) x 23.4cm (W) x 21.1cm (D). This design is also available in white.

  • Colour: Matte White or Black
  • RRP: $39

Kmart 1.7 Litre Kettle Black

This 1.7L model has a sleek and modern design to boil water for your morning coffee or tea. Standard features include an external water indicator and overheat protection. Instead of a standard metric indicator in litres, you’ll find a cup indicator on the side to tell you exactly how many cups it will fill, making it a handy kitchen accessory for quick morning breakfasts.

This kettle has a plastic construction with a chrome ring. It produces 1850-2200W of power and has dimensions of 23cm (H) x 21cm (W) x 15cm (D).

  • Colour: Black
  • RRP: $15

Kmart 1.7L Kettle Stainless Steel

This 1.7L kettle comes in a dark charcoal finish with a stainless steel construction. It features an external water level indicator, dry boil protection and a concealed heating element. According to Kmart, it aims to ensure you get a quality cuppa of your favourite hot beverage in no time.

Voltage is stated to be 220-240V with a frequency of 50-60Hz. Expect heating power between 1850W and 2200W. Dimensions of this model are 21.5cm (L) x 23.2cm (H) x 20.4cm (W).

  • Colour: Charcoal
  • RRP: $20

Kmart Black Toasters

To go with your black kettle, you might also like to pair it with a black toaster. There are several models that Kmart has on offer.

Kmart 4 Slice Toaster Pattern

This 4-slice toaster features multiple control functions to ensure that you can enjoy your toast or bagel just the way you like it. Control how crisp you want your toast with its variable electronic browning function and take out your toast easily with its high lift function. In addition, you’ll find a defrost, reheat and cancel button.

The design features a pattern on the side and control buttons that illuminate with a blue light. Dimensions of this model are 18.7cm (H) x 27.6cm (W) x 28cm (D). It has a voltage of 220-240V and heating power between 1550W and 1850W. For peace of mind, it comes with a 12-month warranty.

  • Colour: Matte White or Black
  • RRP: $39

Kmart 2 Slice Toaster Black

Get perfectly crisp toast with this 2-slice toaster that features convenient browning and defrost settings. Other functions include cancel and reheat. You’ll also find a slide out crumb tray for easy maintenance.

Its voltage is stated to be 220-240V with a frequency of 50/60Hz and heating power of 730-870W. In terms of size, you’re looking at dimensions of 23cm (H) x 17cm (W) x 17cm (D).

  • Colour: Black
  • RRP: $15

Kmart Toaster Charcoal Stainless Steel

Kmart’s charcoal stainless steel toaster comes in two size capacities – two and four slices. Both feature a browning control function to prepare a batch to your liking. Expect cancel, reheat and defrost buttons along with a slide out crumb tray for easy cleaning. These charcoal toasters are boasted for wide slots to fit thick cut bread. These also has a self-centering function to keep bread at equal distance from each heating element.

Kmart’s 2-slice model has dimensions of 32.3cm (L) x 22.3cm (H) x 21cm (W) while the 4-slice model is slightly larger being 34cm (L) x 32.8cm (W) x 24cm (D). The 4-slice model has dual control for all the functions mentioned above. This way you can prepare two slices of toast without the need of using all four slots. It’s also stated to have a voltage of 220-240 V and a frequency of 50-60Hz. In addition, its heating power sits between 1400-1600W and has a 12-month warranty.

  • Colour: Charcoal
  • RRP: $20 (2 Slice), $35 (4 Slice)

Other Kmart Black Small Appliances

Kmart Black 600ml Mini Blender

Whip up a delicious drink, blitz spices or prep meals with this 300W mini blender. It features a 600ml glass jar, stainless steel cutting blade and two speed settings with a pulse function. In addition, you’ll also find a stay-fit lid with a pop-out cap, giving you the ability add extra items while you blend.

Its voltage is stated to be 220V – 240V with a frequency of 50Hz. You’ll also find a 12-month warranty for peace of mind.

  • Colour: Black
  • RRP: $20

Kmart Black 1.5L Digital Blender

From smoothies and dips to crushed ice and soups, this digital blender is stated to whip and wiz any ingredients with ease. Slightly larger than the previous model, this blender features a 1.5L blending jug and has a stainless steel and BPA free plastic construction.

There are 10 pre-set functions to choose from to mix, chop, blend, and liquefy along with ice crush and smoothie loop functions. It also includes one grinding cup, lid and two blades. Its size is 40cm (H) x 18cm (W) x 13.5cm (D) and it comes with a 12-moth warranty.

  • Colour: Black with silver features
  • RRP: $49

Kmart Black Air Fryer

Forget Kmart’s famous pie maker, another popular item within the black appliance trend is Kmart’s 1500W air fryer with 3.2L capacity. It’s also high in demand thanks to its multi-functionality allowing you to prepare fries, nuggets, scones and even scrambled eggs with seven pre-set functions and adjustable temperatures up to 200°C.

Its design features an LED control panel, removable drying basket and operation light indicator. For safety, it has overheat protection and a 30-minute automatic shut off.

  • Colour: Black
  • RRP: $69

Kmart Black Slow Cooker

One final small appliance that’s often found in Aussie kitchens is a slow cooker. For the perfect stew or mouth-watering roast, Kmart’s slow cooker features multiple functions and temperature settings. It includes a tempered glass lid and a removable ceramic pot for ease of use.

There are two size options to choose from – three or five litres. The three-litre slow cooker is 24.5cm (H) x 35cm (W) x 24cm (D) and has three settings. While the five-litre model is stated to serve up to 7 people with a few additional setting. It also offers low, high and keep warm temperature settings. For this model dimensions are 40.8cm (H) x 40.4cm (W) x 23cm (D). There is a 12-month warranty on both models.

  • Colour: Pattern Black
  • RRP: $29 (3L), $39 (5L)

Should I hop on the Kmart bandwagon?

Latest trends typically come with a price. However, Kmart is king of keeping up with new styles and designs with the budget in mind. Since toasters and kettles are staples of many kitchens, it would be wise to also consider the longevity and functionality of the appliance. But for a cheap and cheerful small appliance that gives the aesthetic you want on a budget, Kmart might be one to consider.

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