The 13 best coffee makers [Reviews & Buying Guide 2020] (2023)

The 13 best coffee makers [Reviews & Buying Guide 2020] (1)

What's your favorite place for coffee?

Over 79% of Americans prefer to have their coffee at home rather than at a coffee shop or elsewhere. (1) Luckily, it's definitely possible to make commercial-quality coffee at home, even if you're not a trained barista.

Now that it's easier than ever to have fresh, exotic beans from around the world delivered straight to your door in the blink of an eye, it makes more sense than ever to up your home coffee game.

To help you in your quest, read our complete guide to the best coffeemakers of 2020 with 13 recommendations and expert buying advice.

The best options for the best coffee machines (in short: for those in a hurry!)

1.Cuisinart DGB-900BC Grind and Brew(Editor's Pick) With stainless steel construction, excellent filtration, and a built-in grinder, this model earns our #1 rating for the year.

2.Cafetera Technivorm KBT: Our favorite filter coffee maker is fast, quiet and easy to use.

3.Cuisinart DCC-3200P1 Perfectemp:If you're looking to automate your coffee brewing, check out this template packed with programmable options.

4.Eid s8: Our most popular high-quality coffeemaker brews specialty beverages, froths milk and delivers commercial-quality overall performance.

5.Clean K Elite: Our popular single-serving option is easy to use, offers a wide variety of flavors, and makes a single cup quickly.

6.Bunn Velocity GRB 10 cups: With this model you can prepare up to 10 cups of coffee. It's our best small coffee maker, making it ideal for anyone who doesn't have a lot of extra counter space.

7.Ninja CM401 special coffee machine: With our favorite coffee maker and frother, you can greatly expand your options by adding specialty drinks and other treats.

8.FlexBrew de Hamilton Beach: Some days call for more coffee than others. This model is our best single-serve, full-cup coffeemaker because it's versatile, well-made, and intuitively designed.

9.Ninja AutoiQ: our favorite coffee and tea machine is able to easily switch between a variety of hot and cold drinks.

10Cuisinart SS-15P1 Coffee Center: Our favorite stainless steel coffee maker is sturdy, stylish and a great choice for both home and office.

11Hamilton Beach 49350 with Smart Alexa: Connect this model to Alexa to enable voice and remote control functions. It's our pick for the best high-tech coffeemaker.

12Neat K-Mini: Our favorite automatic coffee maker is easy to set up, reliable and works great anywhere.

13Mr. Coffee 12 cups: Our top pick for the best entry-level coffee maker is reliable, well-built, and hassle-free.

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The 13 best coffee makers [Reviews & Buying Guide 2020] (2)

Now that you've seen our top 13 coffee machines available this year among thousands of worthy competitors, let's take a closer look, shall we?

After reading our coffee machine reviews with the pros and cons of each model, it will be very easy to find the perfect machine for you.

When you're ready to add more flavor to your everyday cup, get started right away with our #1 coffeemaker on the market, the Cuisinart DGB-900BC Grind & Brew, our Editors' Choice!

#1Cuisinart DGB-900BC Grind and Brew(Choice of editors)

The Cuisinart DGB-900BC is ourThe #1 Best Coffee Maker of 2020– and it's easy to see why. Makes up to 12 cups of coffee and keeps your coffee fresh and tasty thanks to the stainless steel double wall vacuum jug.

It's fully programmable, with automatic shut-off and brewing pause, so you can schedule brewing to start whenever you want, even when you're sleeping or away from home. A carbon water filter and a permanent gold filter ensure a fresh, authentic taste from the medium grind.

In general, it is our recommendation for thisbest ground and brewed coffee machine. It's well-made, easy to use, and produces top-notch flavor.


  • Prepares up to 12 cups of coffee.
  • Produces a medium grind for a full, rich flavor.
  • Programmable with automatic shutdown
  • It uses carbon and gold filtration.

In contrast

  • Its superior performance, features, and overall quality come at a premium price (but it's worth it!)

#2Cafetera Technivorm KBT

The Technivorm KBT coffee maker is our choice for filter coffee machine. Adjustable infusion basket with stop allows for easy, quick and quiet infusion.

It quickly heats water to 196-205 degrees, which is the ideal temperature for soluble extraction. When the water tank is empty, the coffee machine automatically switches off, so you can start the process safely even if you are not awake.

Also, it's fast. The cone-shaped brewing basket fills the 40-ounce pitcher in just six minutes. Plus, the carafe's stainless steel construction keeps your coffee hot for hours.


  • It is prepared at the ideal temperature for a good taste.
  • Fills a 40-ounce pitcher in six minutes
  • silent operation
  • simple and programmable

In contrast

  • It's on the premium side for the price of our first model (but you get what you pay for)

#3Cuisinart DCC-3200P1 Perfectemp

The Cuisinart DCC-3200PI combines cutting-edge technology with a sleek, modern design. It's our choice for thembest programmable coffee maker. You can schedule the infusion to start whenever you want, with automatic shutdown, infusion intensity adjustment, self-cleaning and much more.

It is ideal for homes of any size. You can brew between 1 and 14 cups. Stainless steel keeps coffee hot and tasting fresh all day.

Finally, it has a compact and elegant look that fits perfectly in any kitchen. The design is also functional, with an easy-to-use control panel integrated into the front. You can wake up to fresh coffee every morning.


  • easy to program
  • Adjustable fermentation power
  • Slim and compact design
  • Brews 1 to 14 cups at a time

#4 Eid s8

If you're looking for a coffee maker with all the bells and whistles, check out the Jura S8.

It's himbest high end coffee machineon our list. While the entry-level price is higher than many other options, it's a great value if you're looking for a home-ready machine.

You can make almost anything, including coffee, delicious espressos (as you can with our #1).best espresso machine2020), cappuccino, macchiato and more. No barista training is required as everything is done from the intuitive control panel.

It has a 64oz water tank with a 10oz bean hopper. The AromaG3 grinder produces fresh flavor with limited waste.

It also makes frothed milk and frothed milk. You can prepare a variety of drinks not only accurately, but also in style.

For top-rated Jura machines like this one, check out our #1The best coffee machine in Juraof the year and the rest of our list of tips for brewing coffee like never before.


  • It comes with loads of fun and unique features.
  • Grinds beans for a fresh taste.
  • Includes a 64-ounce water tank
  • Contains one 10oz container of beans.
  • Frothing and steaming milk

In contrast

  • Premium-level priced, but well worth it if you have the budget.

#5Clean K Elite

Keurig is the king of single-serve coffee. His K-Elite is one of his most popular models; It is a new brand of their famous K40/45 Elite. if you are looking for thisbest Keurig / best single-serve coffee maker, this is an excellent option in all respects.

A 75-ounce container allows you to brew up to eight cups without having to refill the water. With simple controls, you can vary the strength of the drink. In addition, the K-Elite has hot and cold water settings.

Works with all branded K-Cup pods. They have over 400 beverage options from over 75 top brands.

You can also add the reusable K-cup coffee filter to brew your own grind. Finally, the K-Elite has an array of programmable features accessible via a user-friendly control panel.


  • Works with all branded K-Cup pods.
  • Brew up to eight cups with one tank of water.
  • Hot water and ice dispenser
  • Adjustable fermentation power

In contrast

  • Reusable K-cup coffee filter sold separately

#6Bunn Velocity GRB 10 cups

You don't need a big machine to deliver great flavor.

Bunn's Velocity GRB 10 Cup is our pick for thebest small coffee maker. It's perfect for coffee lovers with limited kitchen space.

Its overall size is 14.8″ high, 7.1″ wide and 13.8″ deep. It uses a multi-jet sprayer to evenly coat the bottom with hot water to help ensure full flavor extraction. It brews between four and ten cups at a time.

It's fast too. You can brew an entire cup of coffee in less than three minutes. Overall, it's small but fast and powerful.


  • The compact design is ideal for small kitchens.
  • Pitcher spout allows for clean pouring
  • Prepares a full pan in three minutes.
  • Multi-jet spray layers evenly grind

In contrast

  • Coffee isn't always as strong as we'd like it to be.

#7Ninja CM401 special coffee machine

Ninja's CM401 is stylish and versatile.

You can prepare a balanced classic drink, a rich and bold drink, iced coffee and a variety of specialty options including lattes, cappuccinos and more.

The main reason this variety is possible is the machine's excellent collapsible spout, which allows you to turn milk into milk in seconds.

The steamer then folds up when not in use. it is ourstop coffee machine with milk frother.

No matter what coffee drink you are making, you can make it any size you like. Size options include single mug, travel mug, half carafe and full carafe.


  • excellent milk frother
  • Multiple casting size options
  • Stylish Design
  • Four cooking options

In contrast

  • The price might be a little high for those on a tight budget.

#8FlexBrew de Hamilton Beach

Your coffee needs to change from day to day.

If you want to brew anything from a single cup to a full pot, check out Hamilton's Beach FlexBrew. It is our preference forSuperior combo coffee machine (single service + complete coffee machine).

Enjoy tons of flexibility when preparing. The FlexBrew makes a full pot (about 12 cups) or a 14-ounce bottom mug.

You can also brew a 10oz K-Cup. It also has a two-hour keep warm function with automatic shut-off.


  • Allows you to brew a single cup or an entire pot
  • Works with ground beans and K-cups.
  • Includes automatic shut-off heating option

In contrast

  • Warm-up time for K-Cup is slow
  • Coffee is not as strong as many other options

#9Ninja AutoiQ

Why not relax with a cup of tea every now and then?

The Ninja Auto-IQ hot and cold brew system brews coffee and tea. Even better, the smart basket system automatically recognizes what you're trying to do and adjusts accordingly.

You can choose from five cooking modes: classic, rich, cold, with ice or special. You can also choose from six drink sizes, from a single cup to a full pitcher.

Enjoy sweet tea in about 10 minutes and coffee a little faster. it is oursbest coffee and tea machinecombination choice.


  • make coffee and tea
  • Offers five cooking methods.
  • Fits six sizes, from single to full cups

In contrast

  • There are cheaper options on our higher rated list

#10Cuisinart SS-15P1 Coffee Center

The Cuisinart SS-15P1 is durable and stylishbest stainless steel coffee maker. It can withstand heavy use, making it a good choice for busy homes and offices.

Prepare individual pots and cups. You can set it to fill a 12-cup glass pitcher. Also prepare individual cups at six, eight and ten ounces.

A gold-plated coffee filter and adjustable brew strength give you a wide range of control over the strength and flavor of your coffee.


  • Sturdy and durable stainless steel construction
  • Prepare individual cups and whole pots.
  • User-friendly control panel lets you adjust brew strength

In contrast

Single serving side can sometimes lose

#11Hamilton Beach 49350 with Smart Alexa

This coffee maker is so smart, it practically has a PhD in brewing.

The Hamilton Beach 49350 connects to Amazon Alexa for easy operation from anywhere. You can set it to start making coffee in the morning, turn it off even when you leave the house, and much more.

No additional apps are needed beyond the default Alexa app, so connecting your coffee maker to Alexa is quick and easy. it is oursbest smart/high-tech coffee maker.

Of course, the taste of the coffee is more important than the technology used to brew it, but this is where the Hamilton Beach machine shines. Makes up to 12 cups of rich, regular or strong coffee.


  • Fully compatible with Alexa
  • Allows voice and remote control
  • Programmable with automatic shutdown
  • Brews up to 12 cups.

In contrast

  • The high-tech features add to the price, so you'll have to use them to get the full benefit.

#12Neat K-Mini

The Keurig K-Mini is a portable device that's easy to carry and use.

You can set your preferences and never worry about the details again, making it our choice for thebest automatic coffee maker.

It's less than 12.5cm wide, making it easy to slip into your luggage or vehicle. Fits mugs up to seven inches tall. A removable drip tray helps prevent clutter.

Finally, it's a safe and energy-efficient option, as it shuts off 90 seconds after the last use.


  • Compact design is easily portable
  • Automatic shutdown after 90 seconds
  • Automatic settings are easy to configure

In contrast

  • Not good if you have a bigger cup to fill
  • Other higher rated options on this list offer tastier coffee (this is more for speed)

#13Mr. Coffee 12 cups

Not all coffee machines need fancy features.

Sometimes it's better to cover the basics. The 12-cup coffee maker Mr. Coffee is theBest Simple Coffee Maker.

It's reliable, easy to use and makes delicious coffee.

It measures 12.56" wide and 11.76" tall, so it should fit on most kitchen counters. It is easy to fill with two water windows.

Finally, it's a great choice for large homes and offices as it quickly yields a 12-cup pot.

While it's not the most elegant, it's a solid option at an affordable price.


  • durable construction
  • Doesn't take up much counter space
  • Makes 12 cups

In contrast

  • Doesn't include many standard features found on other coffee makers

Buying Guide: The Best Coffee Makers (Top 3 Tips for Always Great Cups)

As you may have noticed in previous reviews, not all coffee makers are created equal.

Instead, each offers different benefits. How do you know which features are best for your needs?

Here's an overview of the top three tips for finding the best coffee maker:

#1 Get to know the different types of coffee makers

Coffee machines are divided into three types:

  • Keurig
  • drops
  • Combined

Let's take a look at each of them:

neat cafeteria

Keurig is the king of single-serve coffeemakers. K-Cup pods allow you to quickly brew a single cup of coffee.

With ties to over 70 major brands and 400 flavors, a Keurig machine is ideal for anyone who wants a quick cup of coffee, enjoys a wide range of flavors, and is looking for an easy-to-use machine.

Keurig is more than just a coffee maker - it's also a legitimate commercial phenomenon.

They've also seen a boom in popularity lately, as the decline in restaurant-related sales has been offset by increases in home sales. (2)

On the downside, these single-dose capsules produce a lot of waste if they are not made from recyclable materials. Even the founder of the company considers them a waste. (3)

Also, you'll likely need to buy new K-Cups on a regular basis, which can get expensive. (Reusable and rechargeable K-Cup option sold separately.)

drip coffee maker

A filter coffee machine is the most popular type.

Gently swirl the heated water through the ground coffee to quickly fill a container with freshly brewed coffee. (4)

After brewing, coffee is usually placed in a carafe to keep it warm.

While details vary by brand, making filter coffee is generally easy.

Add cold water to the reservoir and ground grain to the filter. The machine heats the water and then sprays it across the grain.

The National Coffee Association recommends that the machine maintain the water temperature between 195 and 205 degrees during brewing to get the best coffee flavor. (5)

You must pick your own beans. They also need to be ground, although many filter coffee makers have a built-in grinder.

While this gives you more control over the taste and quality of your coffee, it's not as easy as the pod type.

combination coffee maker

A combination coffee maker is a machine that prepares coffee and other types of beverages, including:

  • T-shirt
  • pucks
  • Cappuccino
  • iced coffee

Many combination coffee machines have an integrated milk frother. It is a utensil that aerates and often heats the milk.

The foaming process creates a thick foam made up of small bubbles. It is needed for a variety of coffee drinks, including cappuccinos and lattes.

#2 Think about the main benefits you want your coffee machine to have

Comparing coffee makers can seem confusing, but it's pretty simple.

You want to focus on the following three features:


How fast can the machine brew a cup of coffee?

A Keurig can brew a cup in less than five minutes. It takes a few minutes to heat the water and less than a minute to brew the coffee.

When the water is warm, you can quickly brew cup by cup.

However, most Keurig machines limit you to one cup at a time. A filter coffee machine usually makes a lot more coffee quickly.

It's not uncommon to find drip coffee makers that can brew a cup of coffee (about 14 cups) in five to 10 minutes.


How easy is it to operate the machine? Regardless of the type of machine, you want it to have a crisp and clean user interface.

Also, is it easy to keep clean? Look for coffee makers with self-cleaning features. Typically, you add vinegar, which is automatically recycled by the machine.

Finally, make sure the machine is serviceable. With a drip machine, you'll need to replace the filters frequently, so make sure they're easily accessible.

final taste

The final taste of coffee depends on a few factors.

First, the machine must heat the water to the correct temperature range (195 to 205 degrees). You should water the beans evenly to bring out the fullest, richest flavor.

The quality of the beans used also plays an important role in the taste. Fortunately, the online availability of fresh coffee beans is growing due to the rise in popularity of home coffee makers. (6)

If your coffee maker doesn't have a built-in grinder, you'll need to buy one separately. Using an inferior grinder defeats the purpose of a quality machine, so choose your grinder carefully.

After all, the taste of coffee depends on how clean the machine is. Always use new filters for each preparation and clean the machine regularly.

#3 Make the best deal for you

You don't need to spend a lot of money for a high quality coffee machine. However, finding the best deal can seem a little difficult at first.

Here's what to look for:


First, also check the manufacturer's warranty. It is quite common for most manufacturers to offer some kind of warranty against defects.

However, you may have to look a little further if you want the option to return the machine after use.


Shipping costs can add up quickly, especially if you're ordering a large or heavy coffee maker. Make sure you don't have to pay postage if you have to return your device because of a problem.

Final price

In general, you want to balance the price with the quality of the machine.

You may find it more economical to spend a little more upfront to get a machine that will provide years of trouble-free, great-tasting coffee.

Verdict: Should You Buy One of the Best Coffee Makers of 2020?

One of the 13 best coffee makers listed hereBlog do café FreshyIt will take your home coffee experience to a whole new level. However, which one is best for your needs?

When reading coffee machine reviews, you should consider a variety of factors, including the type of coffee beverage you prefer, the amount of coffee you want to brew at one time, the amount of countertop space available, and more.

If you are not sure which of the above options to choose, go toCuisinart DGB-900BC Grind & Brew (Editor's Choice). It's well made, it's programmable, and it does a medium grind with full flavor. Overall, it's our #1 model for 2020.

The best coffee makers do more than just make good coffee. They also help add comfort and warmth to your entire home.


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