Boasts a showerhead with a spiral configuration that's capable of reaching all grounds for uniform results. Makes up to 12 cups. Programmable brew times and warming plate. Has dual brew buttons plus brew selector function for mild to bold cups.
Some complaints of leaks from the removable tank, which is awkward to fill.
Comes with an 18-ounce travel mug that keeps coffee hot. Brews quickly and is compact enough to fit even in small kitchens. Doesn't require special coffee pods. Runs quietly and makes delicious java.
Various user reports of defective units. Some buyers may be concerned that this is a refurbished coffee maker.
Easy to program so you can enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning without having to wait. Controls are user-friendly and an indicator lets you know when it's time to clean the machine. Users liked the attractive, modern design.
Clock doesn't keep time very well. Model is refurbished, which may concern some consumers.
Distances itself from other models on our list for being the only one that's specifically designed for cold-brew coffee. Makes as many as 19 servings. Can easily be stored in the fridge so you can grab a cup whenever you want one. Simple to use and clean.
Very prone to leaking, which can be frustrating. Heavy and awkward to transport when full.
Offers a feature set that's suitable for most coffee drinkers' needs, including a 12-cup capacity, programmable brewing function, and spiral showerhead. Has brew selector and easy-to-reach dual brew buttons.
Tank is removable, but it's also awkward to use and known to occasionally spring leaks. No warming plate.
KitchenAid makes a wide variety of quality coffee makers, so you’re sure to find one that meets your coffee-brewing needs, whether you need a lot of coffee quickly or have a particular brewing method that you prefer. The company offers several 12-cup coffee makers, some that are programmable and some that focus on brewing coffee quickly. If you don’t drink much coffee at a time, one of KitchenAid’s single-serve coffee makers might be a good choice. The company also offers different designer coffee makers, including a siphon coffee maker and a pour-over coffee maker. Many different models feature warming plates to keep your coffee warm after brewing as well.
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