The Top 5 Coffee Makers: Compared

In the table below you will find a comparison of the top 5 coffee makers I’ve reviewed so far. After reviewing more than 40 coffeemakers, these are the 5 that stand at the top.

I’ve done my best to highlight the most important features of each coffeemaker in this chart, but obviously you may be looking for even more information. If so, make sure you read the full review of the coffee maker you are curious about by clicking the link at the bottom of the column.

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  • Model: BE 110
  • Brand: Lance LarkinThe company or brand the coffeemaker is associated with
  • Type: Auto DripThe way the coffeemaker brews. This model is built-in to your wall, but also comes in a countertop version.
  • Size: 10-CupHow many cups of coffee the coffeemaker makes
  • USA Made:
  • SCAA Certified: Certified by the Specialty Coffee Association of America (very rare)
  • Auto Shut-off:
  • BPA Free: Does not contain BPA plastics, which are potentially harmful when consumed
  • Brew Pause: Pauses brew cycle when carafe is removed
  • Programmable: Timer can be set to start brewing at a certain hour of the day
  • Strength Selector: Coffee's taste (steep time) can be adjusted
  • Thermal Carafe: Insulated pot/carafe keeps coffee hot without a warming plate
  • Read Full ReviewClick here for the full review
  • Model: BV1800
  • Brand: BonavitaThe company or brand the coffeemaker is associated with
  • Type: Auto DripThe way the coffeemaker brews
  • Size: 8-CupHow many cups of coffee the coffeemaker makes
  • USA Made:
  • SCAA Certified: Certified by the Specialty Coffee Association of America (very rare)
  • Auto Shut-off:
  • BPA Free: Does not contain BPA plastics, which are potentially harmful when consumed
  • Brew Pause: Pauses brew cycle when carafe is removed
  • Programmable: Timer can be set to start brewing at a certain hour of the day
  • Strength Selector: Coffee's taste (steep time) can be adjusted
  • Thermal Carafe: Insulated pot/carafe keeps coffee hot without a warming plate
  • Read Full ReviewClick here for the full review
  • Model: CHW-12
  • Brand: CuisinartThe company or brand the coffeemaker is associated with
  • Type: Auto DripThe way the coffeemaker brews
  • Size: 12-CupHow many cups of coffee the coffeemaker makes
  • USA Made:
  • SCAA Certified: Certified by the Specialty Coffee Association of America (very rare)
  • Auto Shut-off: Automatic shut-off time is adjustable with the CHW-12
  • BPA Free: Does not contain BPA plastics, which are potentially harmful when consumed
  • Brew Pause: Pauses brew cycle when carafe is removed
  • Programmable: Timer can be set to start brewing at a certain hour of the day
  • Strength Selector: Coffee's taste (steep time) can be adjusted
  • Thermal Carafe: Insulated pot/carafe keeps coffee hot without a warming plate
  • Read Full ReviewClick here for the full review
  • Model: 6800
  • Brand: BialettiThe company or brand the coffeemaker is associated with
  • Type: Moka PotThe way the coffeemaker brews
  • Size: 3 to 12-CupHow many cups of coffee the coffeemaker makes
  • USA Made:
  • SCAA Certified: Certified by the Specialty Coffee Association of America (very rare)
  • Auto Shut-off:
  • BPA Free: Does not contain BPA plastics, which are potentially harmful when consumed
  • Brew Pause: Pauses brew cycle when carafe is removed
  • Programmable: Timer can be set to start brewing at a certain hour of the day
  • Strength Selector: Coffee's taste (steep time) can be adjusted
  • Thermal Carafe: Insulated pot/carafe keeps coffee hot without a warming plate
  • Read Full ReviewClick here for the full review
  • Model: Two Way
  • Brand: HBThe company or brand the coffeemaker is associated with
  • Type: Auto DripThe way the coffeemaker brews
  • Size: Single & 12-CupHow many cups of coffee the coffeemaker makes
  • USA Made:
  • SCAA Certified: Certified by the Specialty Coffee Association of America (very rare)
  • Auto Shut-off:
  • BPA Free: Does not contain BPA plastics, which are potentially harmful when consumed
  • Brew Pause: Pauses brew cycle when carafe is removed
  • Programmable: Timer can be set to start brewing at a certain hour of the day
  • Strength Selector: Coffee's taste (steep time) can be adjusted
  • Thermal Carafe: Insulated pot/carafe keeps coffee hot without a warming plate
  • Read Full ReviewClick here for the full review

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Looking for a something specific?

Everybody values something different when it comes to their coffee. Some people just want great-tasting coffee, while others may only be concerned with something that is quick and easy.

Then there are the solo coffee drinkers in the household who are only interested in a single serve brewer. While on the other side of the spectrum there are entire families that drink coffee and need a full pot in the morning.

The bottom line is that everybody needs and values something different in their coffee maker.

For this reason, I’ve done my best to make it incredibly easy for you to browse top rated coffee maker reviews based on what you value the most.

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Best Rated Coffee Makers: By Category

The main thing that separates these coffee maker reviews from the rest on the web is thoroughness. I rate coffee makers on a 5-star scale across 9 different rating categories.

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