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Best Coffee Maker Machines 2017 – Top Rated 10+ List

Best Coffee Maker Machines 2017You’ll agree with me.

Most of us are dependent on coffee to get through the morning and even most of the day.

I’ve been a huge fan of this beverage since I was in college and I simply cannot live without it. That is why I wanted to find the best coffee maker machines out there for my new house.

I’m incredibly picky as I want to get the perfect flavor, aroma, and warmth quickly and without any thinking or effort for that matter. That is why I went on a hunt which involves trying a large number of models to identify the ideal one.

Did I manage?

Here you will discover my top picks.

Best Coffee Maker Machines 2017

Innovation is not reserved solely for devices like smartphones. Manufacturers are constantly coming up with new and advanced features to include in the machines.

DeviceName/ModelColor/BodyDimensionWeightPrice
Cuisinart DCC-3200Cuisinart DCC-3200Silver7.8 x 9 x 14 inches8.8 pounds
Hamilton Beach 46201 Hamilton Beach 46201 Black16 x 11.5 x 9.5 inches 8.5 pounds
Small Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200Black/Silver7.8 x 9 x 14 inches 6.8 pounds
Mr. Coffee Optimal Brew PSTX91Black/Silver14.1 x 11 x 9 inches 5.1 pounds
Keurig K55Black 9.8 x 13.3 x 13 inches 12 pounds
DeLonghi ESAM3300DeLonghi ESAM3300Silver15 x 11 x 14 inches 28.1 pounds
BUNN NHS Velocity Brew 44900.0000 BUNN NHS Velocity Brew 44900.0000 Black11.6 x 13.7 x 9.1 inches 8 pounds
DeLonghi America BCO430DeLonghi America BCO430Silver 14.5 x 11 x 12.8 inches 14.2 pounds
Keurig K250Keurig K250Imperial Red15 x 9 x 13.7 inches 7.5 pounds
Bonavita BV1900TSBonavita BV1900TSStainless Steel12.4 x 6.8 x 12.2 inches 6.1 pounds
Cuisinart CHW-12Cuisinart CHW-12Black/Stainless10.8 x 12.4 x 16.5 inches 10 pounds
Cuisinart DCC-3000 Cuisinart DCC-3000 Black/Silver8.7 x 14.6 x 11.3 inches 9 pounds

Pinpointing the best machines wasn’t easy.

Factors like design, make, brewing technology, coffee taste improvement features, and control functions are essential for the taste and overall quality of the beverages.

I was absolutely strict about them as I require nothing else but perfection. At the same time, the individual preferences of the buyer also come into play. That is why I have tried to make the range of my top choices as diverse as possible.

One area where everyone seems to have a different taste is capacity. You get to decide how many cups you want your machine to make at the same time.

I’d like to point out that the major coffee machine maker brands all offer a variety of options when it comes to this factor. The so-called extra features have always captured my attention and my advice is for all buyers to pay close attention to them too.

They are usually the ones which make a specific model stand out. Of course, they must have a practical purpose and serve it well. Always evaluate how a particular feature will improve the coffee and/or the overall experience which you have with the machine. Let’s move onto the devices available at present.

1. Cuisinart DCC-3200 – Best 14 Cup Coffee Maker

Cuisinart DCC-3200 14-Cup Glass

It is a fact that Cuisinart has gained the reputation of one of the brands and DCC-3200 is one of their most highly valued creations.

This drip machine has greater than the standard capacity – you can make 14 cups of coffee with it, but it’s still fairly compact.

I like its almost cubic shape because it enables you to easily fit it on the countertop even if space is tight.

I’m completely happy with the brewing technology of this model. It makes my coffee exactly as I like it hot enough, aromatic and full of flavor.

Some of the most notable features of Cuisinart DCC-3200 which you should definitely take into account when making a decision whether to get it include:

Features:

  • Brew strength control – This is an advanced feature which enables you to get very strong coffee or very mild if you want to.
  • Programmable timer – You decide when the machine brews your next portion of coffee.
  • Glass carafe – It’s strong and very well designed. It’s comfortable to hold while pouring coffee is easy – no dripping!
  • Brew Pause – With this feature, you pause the brewing cycle to pour a cup of coffee.
  • Adjustable temperature control – I’m a huge fan of this feature for the flexibility which it gives me.
  • 1-4 cup setting – It’s useful if you want to downsize.
  • Programmable auto shutoff – An excellent safety feature.
  • Charcoal and gold tone filters – They do a great job with purifying the water to give you superbly brewed coffee.
  • Self-clean function – It makes maintenance a breeze.
Pros
  • Large capacity
  • Fine brewing
  • Personalization features
  • Easy to use and to clean
  • Reliable and durable
Cons
  • The brew pause is quite short
  • Filling the water reservoir is somewhat inconvenient
  • You must use the highest temperature setting to keep your coffee hot

2. Hamilton Beach 46201 – 12-Cup Digital Coffee Maker

Another Hamilton Beach 12-Cup Digital Coffee Maker

Even if everyone in your household is a fan of coffee, you will still be able to make enough for everyone with this Hamilton Beach coffee maker given its 12-cup capacity.

You will certainly be happy with the compact and sleek design of this model too. The stainless steel make is certainly impressive.

The carafe is made from glass, however, and this is something important to keep in mind if you think that this model could be the best for you.

The main features of the model which deserve your attention are:

 

Features:

  • Programming function – Set the time for the next brewing session with ease.
  • Wheeled base – It gives you quicker access to the water reservoir.
  • Removable water reservoir – This is by far my favorite feature. It’s super convenient.
  • Brew basket which has a release button and swings out – Add coffee easily without risking a mess.
  • Adjustable coffee brewing strength – Great personalization.
  • Pause and serve the function – It’s very helpful when you’re in a hurry.
  • Keep warm function – It’s standard, but it’s quite good.
  • Nonstick warming plate – Makes cleaning much easier.
  • Automatic shutoff function – The coffee machine will shut off automatically after 2 hours of inactivity.
Pros
  • Compact design
  • Great capacity
  • Superb brewing
  • Very convenient to use
  • Customizable brewing
Cons
  • No self-cleaning function
  • Buttons may get a bit loose over the long term
  • The top front panel isn’t very strong

3. Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200 – 12 Cup Programmable Coffee Maker

Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200 12 Cup

You can brew 12 cups of coffee at the same time with this Cuisinart automatic coffee maker, which has an elegant design and a glass carafe with an ergonomic handle.

Even though there are plastic elements, the brush metal ones give the appliance a great deal of sophistication.

When it comes to performance, DCC-1200 totally rocks. It uses a showerhead technology to sprinkle the hot water evenly over the ground coffee for better extraction of the flavor and aroma.

Don’t miss to check out the other features of the model also to decide if this could be the best coffee machine for home use for you:

 

Features:

  • Programmable brewing – You can set the time of the brewing within the next 24 hours.
  • Brew pause feature – It’s highly convenient.
  • 1-4 cup feature for making coffee just for you or a small party.
  • Charcoal filter – It purifies the water for better coffee taste but requires replacement regularly.
  • Adjustable heater plate temperature – You can have the coffee as hot as you like it even hours after brewing.
  • Auto shutoff function which can be programmed for maximum safety and flexibility
  • Cleaning alert – You’ll always know when it’s time for cleaning.
Pros
  • Brews delicious coffee
  • Great performer
  • Convenient to use
  • Quite durable
Cons
  • The buttons could be bigger
  • The brewing is posed for just 30 seconds
  • Lacks a self-cleaning function

4. Mr. Coffee Optimal Brew PSTX91 – Thermal Coffeemaker System

Mr. Coffee Optimal Brew 10-Cup

You’d naturally expect  Mr. Coffee to produce  some of the machines out there and this model certainly doesn’t disappoint.

The brewing temperature reaches 205 degrees Fahrenheit for maximum flavor and aroma extraction.

Besides, this machine needs just 7 minutes to give you 10 cups of coffee. This is simply amazing.

The elegant brush metal design is beautiful, but the unit could be more compact.

Here is a list of all features of the PSTX91 which you should consider carefully before you make your mind about it:

 

Features:

  • Removable water reservoir – A super convenient feature
  • Programmable timer – You can set the machine to make coffee whenever you’d want it in advance.
  • Pause ‘n Serve – You can stop the brewing process to get yourself a cup of coffee.
  • Thermal carafe – It has stainless steel make and double walls which allow the brewed coffee to stay hot without a warming plate.
  • Water filtration – It helps to improve the taste of coffee immensely.
  • Cleaning cycle – This is a fantastic feature which makes maintenance super easy.
Pros
  • Excellent coffee brewing capabilities
  • Simple and convenient to use
  • Great carafe retaining the desired coffee temperature and flavor
  • Easy and effective cleaning of the machine
Cons
  • Great amount of steam produced during brewing
  • The carafe’s a bit difficult to clean.
  • The indicator beeps are somewhat annoying.

5. Keurig K55 – Single Serve K-Cup Pod Coffee Maker

Keurig K55 Single Serve

If you are dreaming of a tea and coffee maker machine, this model could be the right match to your needs.

Keurig K55 words with K-Cup pods of a variety of sizes, with the 6, 8 and 10-ounce ones being the most popular.

With them, you can choose from a huge variety of coffee and tea blends plus hot cocoa and more.

The pods of most other brands can fit too and if you want to use your own ground coffee, you can get a reusable K-Cup.

Since this is a single-cup machine, it makes one cup at the time and this is something which you should take into account when making a decision. The other factors are the features which include:

 

Features:

  • 48-ounce water removable reservoir – You can fill it once and make six cups of coffee with it.
  • Removable drip tray – It not only makes cleaning easier but also allows you to place bigger mugs to be filled with your favorite beverages.
  • Lit buttons – I love these as they look awesome and make the machine very easy to use.
  • 2 water filters – They help greatly with improving the taste of the beverages.
  • Auto-off feature – The appliance will stop working after 2 hours of inactivity to conserve energy.
Pros
  • A variety of brewed drink choices
  • Compact design
  • Dependable performance
  • Easy to use and to clean
Cons
  • No programmable timer
  • Could have stronger handle
  • Could be more durable

6. DeLonghi ESAM3300 – Super-Automatic Espresso/Coffee Machine

DeLonghi ESAM3300 Magnifica

This model by the Italian brand DeLonghi, which is among the market leaders, if you love espresso, cappuccino and latte.

While the design of ESAM3300 is compact and elegant which enables it to fit perfectly on any counter-top, it can make two cups of espresso at the time so it could work great even for bigger households.

It is safe to say that this machine with its grinder and milk frother enables you to make coffee just like an expert in your kitchen at home. Let’s look at its features in detail:

 

Features:

  • Direct-to-brew system -You can use coffee bean which the machine will grind and you can adjust the grinding settings.
  • 60-ounce removable water tank – It simplifies espresso making.
  • Manual milk frother – It’s quite easy to use.
  • Cappuccino system – The machine uses steam and milk to give you the ideal beverage without any effort on your part. You can make latte too.
  • Coffee strength and cup size settings – Simply choose the ones which match your preferences.
  • Memory function – The machine can memorize your customized settings for easy espresso and coffee making.
  • Cup warmer – This is a nice feature to have.
  • Extractable brew unit and removable tray – They make cleaning the machine easier.
Pros
  • Brews multiples coffee beverages
  • High level of customization
  • Smooth performance
  • Delivers exceptional results
  • Easy use and upkeep
Cons
  • The reservoir could be bigger
  • A bit loud while working
  • The grounds bin could be stronger

7. BUNN NHS Velocity Brew – 10-Cup Home Coffee Brewer

BUNN NHS Velocity

If the want the fastest one available, you should definitely consider this creation of Bunn. NHS can give you 10 cups of coffee in 3 minutes thanks to its hot water tank which keeps the temperature of the water at 200 degrees Fahrenheit.

You can turn this feature off when you are away from home for longer to save energy and keep the appliance in optimal shape.

Here are the other features which you should consider before making a final decision:

 

 

Features:

  • Head shower system with multiple-stream spraying – This is how the hot water passes through more coffee grinds for richer flavor and aroma.
  • Large and flat filter and funnel at the bottom – Interaction between the water and the grounds is further improved with this feature.
  • Glass carafe with a design which prevents dripping – Serving coffee has never been easier.
Pros
  • Fast coffee brewing
  • Good capacity
  • Produces hot and delicious coffee
  • Easy coffee making and serving
Cons
  • The unit gets quite hot to touch while working.
  • The carafe’s somewhat fragile.
  • Lacks programmable timer

8. DeLonghi America BCO430 – Combi Coffee and Espresso Machine

DeLonghi America BCO430 Combi

Whether you consider espresso to be a completely separate beverage from coffee or not, now you can have the best of both worlds with this coffee maker espresso machine combo.

It combines a 15-bar espresso machine with a classic drip coffee maker with the 10-cup capacity.

The patented Flavor Savor coffee brewing system produces beverages which have great taste and aroma.

Thanks to the manual frother, you can make other beverages based on coffee including latte and cappuccino.

Can DeLonghi America BCO430 meet your expectations? Evaluate its features more thoroughly to decide:

Features:

  • Programmable timer – Set it easily in the evening to have fresh coffee waiting for you in the morning.
  • Front-loading design – Adding ground coffee and water is extremely easy.
  • Active carbon filter – It works excellently to purify the water and improve the flavor of the coffee beverages further.
  • Brew pause – Use it if you want to get a cup of coffee before everyone else.
  • 40-ounce removable water tank – It’s good, but a greater volume would be better.
Pros

 

  • Makes multiple coffee beverages
  • Perfect beverage flavor, aroma and temperature
  • Very convenient to use
  • Great performance
  • Sleek design
Cons

 

  • The water reservoir could be bigger
  • No metal frothing cup included
  • Not particularly good instructions for use

 

9. Keurig K250 – K-Cup Pod Coffee Maker with Strength Control

Keurig K250 Single Serve

If you consider getting a coffee & tea maker machine, this model deserves your full attention.

Keurig K250 is a single service machine which works with K-Cup pods of 4, 6, 8 and 10 ounces.

You can get a carafe which is specially designed for use with this coffee maker to use larger pods and prepare greater amounts of coffee, tea, and even hot cocoa.

The carafe comes in different sizes and is available separately.

In general, you can use pods from other brand and get a reusable K-Cup for adding your own ground coffee.

The major features of this one include:

 

Features:

  • 40-ounce water reservoir – This eliminates the need to refill the machine often when brewing a single cup of coffee.
  • Brew strength control – You can always opt for bold coffee.
  • Touchscreen – It’s very convenient to adjust the settings.
  • 2 water filters – They do an excellent job with purifying the water and improving the taste of the hot beverages further.
  • Removable dip tray – It makes it easy to fill larger mugs and to clean the coffee maker too.
Pros

 

  • Makes various hot drinks
  • Option for preparing larger amounts
  • Good performance
  • Easy to use
  • Convenient cleaning
Cons

 

  • The water reservoir could be bigger.
  • Comes without a programmable timer
  • May make humming noise

10. Electric Bonavita BV1900TS – 8-Cup

Bonavita BV1900TS 8-Cup Carafe

When it comes to advanced technology and features which are normally found in professional-grade appliances, this model can easily qualify as the best machine.

Bonavita is a leading manufacturer known for producing coffee makers which are sophisticated and have outstanding performance while being extremely simple to use. BV1900TS is a wonderful example.

It has a good capacity and boasts with a sleek design too. It is best if you evaluate its features in greater detail to make up your mind about it:

 

 

Features:

  • 1500-watt heater- It works effectively to maintain the temperature of the water ideal for coffee brewing.
  • Larger shower-head – It enables better flavor and aroma extraction.
  • Filter basket with a flat bottom – Another feature improving extraction.
  • Pre-infusion mode – It’s optional and works to wet the coffee grounds for richer taste and aroma.
  • Thermal carafe with stainless steel lining – It keeps the coffee hot without a warming plate.
  • Single-button operation – I’m a huge fan of this functionality.
  • Auto shutoff function – The coffee machine will stop working after 40 minutes of inactivity.
Pros
  • Makes delicious and aromatic hot coffee
  • Advanced features
  • Superb performance
  • Extremely easy to use
  • Great design
Cons
  • Consistent descaling is required for optimal performance
  • The carafe isn’t very convenient for pouring small amounts
  • Doesn’t have a timer

11. Cuisinart CHW-12 – Coffee Plus 12-Cup Programmable Coffeemaker with Hot Water System

Cuisinart CHW-12 Coffee Plus

When it comes to capacity, this Cuisinart coffee maker scores very high. It also has a hot water system which you can use to prepare tea, instant hot beverages and soups easily and quickly.

This is an extra feature which can easily convince you that CHW-12 could be the best coffee marker machine for you. Still, it pays off to look at the other ones too.

They are quite many and diverse. The list includes:

 

 

Features:

  • 24-hour programmable timer – Choose when the machine starts making your coffee.
  • 1-4 cup feature for making smaller amounts of coffee when needed
  • Brew pause feature – You can get a cup of coffee before the rest of the required amount is ready.
  • Glass carafe with no-drip spout – It’s light and very convenient to use.
  • Warmer with temperature control – You choose the coffee temperature to be maintained.
  • Removable drip tray which makes travel mugs easier to fill with coffee
  • Self-cleaning function – I’m sure everyone would fall in love with it just like I did.
Pros
  • Works for making various hot beverages and not only
  • Multiple coffee brewing customization options
  • Great performance
  • Easy coffee serving
  • Very simple to clean
Cons

 

  • The hot water system doesn’t work very fast
  • You must always fill the entire hot water dispenser tank
  • Programming the timer could be easier

 

12. Cuisinart DCC-3000 – Coffee-on-Demand 12-Cup

Cuisinart DCC-3000

While this model has the capacity to make 12 cups of coffee at the time, it is designed to dispense single cup servings.

That is why it could be the best maker for those who love filling their travel mugs and going to work. Still, the internal reservoir can keep the maximum amount of coffee which this appliance can produce warm for as long as necessary.

Just like most of the advanced Cuisinart models, DCC-3000 is packed with many features. Here they are:

 

 

Features:

  • Programmable timer – Add water and coffee grinds and set the time to brew fresh coffee when you need it.
  • Removable water reservoir – Filling it is very easy.
  • Showerhead system designed to disperse the hot water evenly over the ground for better aroma and flavor extraction.
  • Gold-tone filter and removable charcoal filter – They do a great job with improving the brewed coffee’s flavor.
  • Control knob – It contributes immensely to the ease of use of the unit.
  • Dispenser lever with light – It’s easy to control the amount which you pour into your mug.
  • Removable tray plate and drip tray for filling easily all sorts of mugs and for simplifying cleaning.
  • Coffee gauge – It shows you the level of brewed coffee remaining in the tank.
  • Programmable auto shutoff function – You can have the appliance turn itself off after 0 to 4 hours of inactivity.
  • Clean setting – It reminds you when cleaning is required.
Pros

 

  • Multiple dispensing options
  • Fine performance
  • Brews great coffee
  • Internal reservoir keeping brewed coffee warm
  • Extremely easy to use
Cons

 

  • The coffee gauge isn’t very accurate
  • Slow pouring of the final cups
  • The reservoir has plastic made

 

Why Coffee Maker Machine is Suitable? Buyer’s Guide

The benefits of having the best machine in your kitchen are many. You’ll be able to make fresh oneat home whenever you need it.

Best Coffee Maker Machines 2017 Buyer's Guide

With most of the advanced models presented here, you can easily tweak the settings to have the perfect beverage depending on your preferences.

Practically all models for home use are suitable for the office too. It’s not shameful to admit that most of us need a cup of this refreshing beverage more than once a day and not just early in the morning.

How do you choose the ideal model after reading all these coffee maker machine reviews? Decide on the type of machine which will suit your needs best. Most families are happy with a drip coffee machine with a capacity between 8 and 12 cups. You can readily focus your attention on the models which fall into this category if you are looking for a coffee maker for the office.

Ideal for Takeaway:

In case you are the only drinker in your household or prefer to take your coffee with you in the morning rather than having it at home, you can consider a drip machine which can dispense single servings and has a removable tray for filling travel mugs.

If you are an espresso lover, you should not think twice about getting such a machine. In case you love diversity, you can readily get a drip machine with pods for making not only coffee but also tea and hot cocoa.

You will also benefit from checking out the list of features and capabilities which are more than desirable to have when selecting the machine:

  • Programmable timer – It saves you a great deal of time in the morning.
  • Easy filling of the water reservoir and the container
  • Water purification filter – It improves the taste and makes it even healthier.
  • Customization settings – Every true lover would appreciate choosing the strength of their coffee and the cup size.
  • Stay-warm feature – This could be a warming plate or reservoir or an insulated carafe.
  • Simple and effective maintenance – You should be able to keep your maker in optimal working condition without much effort.

What is the Best Coffee Maker Machine:

DeLonghi America BCO430https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01JP0LAN6/?tag=mylistwanted-20 Combi Coffee and Espresso Machine is my top pick because it caters equally well to the needs of those who are fans of coffee and espresso and cannot decide which one they love more. Besides, this machine is ideal for entertaining as it can produce a variety of hot beverages thanks to the frother. You can easily make cappuccino or latte with it even if you are not particularly skilled.

The other major factor which makes this maker machine an ideal choice is the patented brewing system of DeLonghi. It does a fantastic job with extracting the flavor and aroma from ground coffee beans and delivering them to your cup at the right temperature. The technology is truly sophisticated and reliable at the same time.

  • Advantages:

    DeLonghi America BCO430 practically meets all the requirements outlined in the previous section. With the timer, you get freshly brewed coffee when you need it, but add the ingredients whenever it’s convenient for you.
    What’s more, the ingredients are super easy to add. You don’t have to move the machine every time when you need to fill the reservoir and the container holding the coffee grounds. The buttons are large and clearly labeled and this adds greatly to the ease of use. The water used for making the hot beverages is purified and this adds greatly to their taste.

    Even though there isn’t a self-cleaning feature, this appliance is quite easy to maintain. You should also keep in mind that it is built to last. You can expect the machine to keep working optimally for years to come.

  • Drawbacks:

    It’s true that you may have to fill the reservoir more often when you have guests, but it should be perfectly suitable for everyday use, unless you have a very big family with many coffee lovers, of course. You can readily get a high-quality metal frothing cup, if you decide to use one, and this won’t cost you an arm and a leg. If you are new to espresso making and need more detailed instructions, you can readily use an online guide designed especially for the purpose.

  • Overall:

    DeLonghi America BCO430 Combi Coffee and Espresso Machine is a truly outstanding unit and could easily match the needs and requirements of practically any household. With its sleek design, it will fit perfectly and look great on any kitchen countertop.

Conclusion

It’s easy to identify the best coffee maker machine for you. Just outline all your requirements and preferences and check which one of the models suggested here meets them precisely. Figure out which features are most important for you. The reality is that there is something for everyone in the market. Quality is naturally a factor which you should never ignore. That is why it is wise to look more closely into the make and technologies of the models which you are considering.

Once you find the perfect match, you will discover that you have an even better lifestyle than before. You’ll always have fresh exactly to your liking not only in the morning, but whenever you want. You will be able to experiment with all kinds of recipes too. In addition to enjoying superb flavor and aroma, you will be healthier and happier, if you don’t have too much of the refreshing brewed beverage, of course.

Last, but not least, you should remember that the will do its job perfectly for years to come with proper maintenance. Clean the machine as often as recommended by the manufacturer following the instructions in the owner’s manual. You will see that little effort goes a long way. You’ll always be able to sit back, relax and just enjoy the awesome coffee that you’ve just brewed in your very own kitchen.

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