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Should You Buy a DeLonghi Coffee Maker?

Updated 07 January 2020 by Matthew
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should you buy a DeLonghi Coffee Maker?

DeLonghi is one of the most popular coffee maker brands as well as being well known for its electric kettles, toasters and coffee grinders. The company behind DeLonghi also manufacturers Kenwood Coffee Makers.

If you are thinking about buying a DeLonghi coffee maker then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of coffee maker brands is compiled by analysing over 18,000 user and expert reviews and 40+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,900 coffee makers.

DeLonghi are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular coffee makers. Their coffee makers start at $50 for the EDG305 which has an output of 1 cups, is a pod coffee maker and a capsule / pod coffee maker and go up to $2,050 for the ESAM 6900 which has an output of § cups, is a Bean-to-cup coffee maker and a coffee beans and ground coffee coffee maker. The average price of a new DeLonghi coffee maker is $338.

DeLonghi are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular coffee makers.

Is DeLonghi the Best Coffee Maker Brand?

So are DeLonghi coffee makers any good? We give every coffee maker a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all coffee makers we are able to impartially rank all the coffee maker brands.

DeLonghi is ranked the No. 1 best coffee maker brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that DeLonghi is the actually best coffee maker brand out there.

#1
Italy
95%
95%
6,053 reviews
#2
Germany
92%
92%
3,694 reviews
#3
Cuisinart
90%
90%
29 reviews
#4
Germany
90%
90%
1,652 reviews
#5
Black & Decker
87%
87%
80 reviews
#6
86%
86%
157 reviews
#7
Germany
84%
84%
3 reviews
#8
Netherlands
83%
83%
140 reviews
#9
Brentwood
82%
82%
35 reviews
#10
Germany
81%
81%
184 reviews
#11
Switzerland
81%
81%
537 reviews
#12
Italy
80%
80%
55 reviews
#13
Keurig
79%
79%
26 reviews
#14
Bialetti
79%
79%
2 reviews
#15
Brentwood Appliances
77%
77%
8 reviews
#16
TASSIMO
77%
77%
1,119 reviews
#17
Miele
Germany
77%
77%
15 reviews
#18
Bodum
77%
77%
78 reviews
#19
Ariete
76%
76%
3 reviews
#20
75%
75%
5 reviews
#21
74%
74%
11 reviews
#22
73%
73%
180 reviews
#23
Gaggia
73%
73%
4 reviews
#24
Smeg
Italy
72%
72%
76 reviews
#25
Breville
Australia
72%
72%
32 reviews
#26
Arzum
71%
71%
13 reviews
#27
Illy
70%
70%
10 reviews
#28
Ninja
68%
68%
382 reviews
#29
Moccamaster
68%
68%
1 review
#30
Mr. Coffee
67%
67%
0 reviews
#31
Swan
65%
65%
19 reviews
#32
Solis
65%
65%
72 reviews
#33
United Kingdom
65%
65%
0 reviews
#34
65%
65%
1,033 reviews
#35
64%
64%
0 reviews
#36
Lavazza
64%
64%
119 reviews
#37
Morphy Richards
United Kingdom
63%
63%
10 reviews
#38
Igenix
62%
62%
17 reviews
#39
Magic Chef
62%
62%
0 reviews
#40
AEG
Germany
60%
60%
0 reviews
#41
Capresso
59%
59%
0 reviews
#42
Primula
59%
59%
0 reviews
#43
Arcelik
59%
59%
0 reviews
#44
Wacaco
58%
58%
0 reviews
#45
Makita
57%
57%
0 reviews
#46
TriStar
57%
57%
0 reviews
#47
la Pavoni
57%
57%
0 reviews
#48
Chefman
57%
57%
0 reviews
#49
Handpresso
55%
55%
0 reviews
#50
Fakir
55%
55%
0 reviews
#51
Hamilton Beach
55%
55%
0 reviews
#52
Sinbo
55%
55%
0 reviews
#53
Applica
54%
54%
0 reviews
#54
Tchibo
54%
54%
0 reviews
#55
Beko
Turkey
54%
54%
0 reviews
#56
Didiesse
53%
53%
0 reviews
#57
Electrolux
Sweden
53%
53%
0 reviews
#58
Gastroback
53%
53%
0 reviews
#59
Quick Mill
53%
53%
0 reviews
#60
Graef
53%
53%
0 reviews
#61
WMF
53%
53%
0 reviews
#62
Solac
53%
53%
0 reviews
#63
Whirlpool
United States
53%
53%
0 reviews
#64
Bezzera
52%
52%
0 reviews

Let's look at how DeLonghi coffee makers compare to the other coffee maker brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection
All coffee maker Brands
DeLonghi Coffee Makers

There's a wide selection of DeLonghi coffee makers available compared to other coffee maker brands, with 20 DeLonghi coffee makers currently on the market in the US. DeLonghi also have better reviews than the typical coffee maker brand, with the average rating of a DeLonghi coffee maker being 90%.

The average review score for a DeLonghi coffee maker is 90%.

DeLonghi have a number of great features including Self Priming System which sets them apart from the competition.

DeLonghi coffee makers tend to be cheaper than most other coffee maker brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.

No. Of Coffee Makers
Average Price
$380
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $4,299
Price Distribution of All Coffee Makers
No. Of Coffee Makers
Average Price
$338
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $2,499
Price Distribution of DeLonghi Coffee Makers

What Do the DeLonghi Coffee Maker Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every DeLonghi coffee maker to work out the average distribution of reviews for DeLonghi and then compared this to the other coffee maker brands.

DeLonghi logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
6
4 stars
20
3 stars
2
2 stars
1
1 star
0
DeLonghi logo

User Reviews

5 stars
4,175
4 stars
1,132
3 stars
227
2 stars
147
1 star
218
DeLonghi has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its coffee makers than most other coffee maker brands.

Over 90% of expert reviews and 90% of user reviews for DeLonghi coffee makers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 84% and 90% respectively across all Coffee Maker brands.

Purchasers of DeLonghi coffee makers frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, has useful technical features and was thoughtfully designed. Their coffee makers have also won a total of 6 awards.

Looking at just the expert reviews, in the table below we compare the average review score given to DeLonghi coffee makers by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other coffee maker brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Krups DeLonghi Nespresso Melitta Senseo
Les Numeriques.com logo
78%
8 reviews
80%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
73%
3 reviews
73%
3 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
73%
3 reviews
70%
2 reviews
100%
3 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
75%
2 reviews
80%
2 reviews
75%
2 reviews
90%
1 review
60%
1 review
coffeemachinesreviews.co.uk logo
70%
3 reviews
80%
3 reviews
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
77%
2 reviews
73%
3 reviews
79%
1 review
Chip.de logo
60%
1 review
79%
4 reviews
70%
1 review
gadgetspeak.com logo
80%
2 reviews
76%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
Digitaltrends.com logo
80%
1 review
70%
3 reviews
ereviews.dk logo
87%
3 reviews
CNET.com logo
80%
3 reviews
besteproduct.nl logo
79%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
ljudochbild.se logo
83%
2 reviews
techgearlab.com logo
62%
1 review
67%
1 review
tweakers.net logo
80%
1 review
100%
1 review
smartson.se logo
60%
1 review
64%
1 review
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
1 review
uk.askmen.com
86%
1 review
straitstimes.com logo
60%
1 review
Pocket Lint logo
80%
1 review
absolutegadget.com logo
86%
1 review
Other Expert Sites
100%
1 review
63%
6 reviews
82%
4 reviews
Average
77%
31 reviews
75%
28 reviews
75%
14 reviews
83%
12 reviews
75%
8 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have DeLonghi Coffee Makers Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 6 industry awards for DeLonghi coffee makers. This means that DeLonghi has more awards for its coffee makers than any other brand. The table below compares the number of awards given to DeLonghi to other popular coffee maker brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

DeLonghi has more awards for its coffee makers than any other brand.

Compare all award winning coffee makers

Number of Awards Krups DeLonghi Nespresso Melitta Senseo
Expert Reviews logo
1
1
3
Digitaltrends.com logo
1
2
besteproduct.nl logo
1
1
agdmaniak.pl logo
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
1
plusxaward.de logo
1
smartson.se logo
1
techgearlab.com logo
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
Which? logo
1
Total
5
6
1
4
1

How Reliable Are DeLonghi Coffee Makers?

We checked over 18,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of DeLonghi coffee makers. 260+ of these reviews that mention reliability of which 75% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of DeLonghi coffee maker owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

75% of reviewers think DeLonghi coffee makers are reliable.

So, most people think that DeLonghi coffee makers are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for DeLonghi coffee makers that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

The Delonghi Dinista is an eye-catching a robust coffee machine
goodhousekeeping.co.uk
it's reliable
coffeemachinesreviews.co.uk
reliable caffeine has been through the ringer as well
Digitaltrends.com
it's solidly built
ao.com
the machine is leaking clean water from the bottom even when it's not turned on
amazon.co.uk
surprised that it included a built in water filter
johnlewis.com

NOT RELIABLE

our tamper broke immediately
Bestbuy.com
Initially we thought it was broken as we were unable to complete the cleaning cycle
amazon.co.uk
not when they compromise reliability
Argos.co.uk
easier to clean as the coffee filters can be easily broken down for deep cleaning
ao.com
Poor Build Quality
johnlewis.com
the pump must have been broken
Amazon

Features to Look Out For On DeLonghi Coffee Makers

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of DeLonghi coffee makers that set them apart from the competition. These include Self Priming System.

DeLonghi Self Priming System

DeLonghi coffee makers that feature Self Priming System include the DeLonghi Dedica Style EC685M ($168), the DeLonghi 146 ($87) and the DeLonghi ECZ351BK ($458).

What is the Best Mid-Range DeLonghi Coffee Maker?

DeLonghi ESAM 5500

$745.90
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1.7L
WATER TANK
250g
COFFEE BEAN

A great mid range choice, priced at $745.90 is the DeLonghi ESAM 5500, which has a Kagoo Score of 81.

Features We Love:
Big water tank capacity (1.7L)
Built-in display
Milk tank
Built-in grinder
Built-in milk frother

Purchasers report that this coffee maker makes a good latte, it's very good-looking but expensive. It's a fully featured and award winning coffee beans coffee maker, with a good price.

97
Reviews
21 Reviews + 1 Award
84
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Popularity
Quite Popular
73
Value for Money
Good
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that DeLonghi ESAM 5500 has exceptional user reviews with an average user rating of 91%, based on 20 reviews.

plusxaward.de High Quality
Delonghi ESAM 5500 im Test - ist dieser Kaffeevollautomat besser als neuere Modelle?
Delonghi ESAM 5500 im Test - ist dieser Kaffeevollautomat besser als neuere Modelle?
DeLonghi ESAM 5500 Perfecta - Kaffeevollautomat Test
DeLonghi ESAM 5500 Perfecta - Kaffeevollautomat Test
Delonghi Perfecta ESAM 5500 M | Machine à café automatique | Le Test MaxiCoffee
Delonghi Perfecta ESAM 5500 M | Machine à café automatique | Le Test MaxiCoffee
DeLonghi ESAM 5500 Perfecta | Crew Review
DeLonghi ESAM 5500 Perfecta | Crew Review
Delonghi  ESAM 3500 oder ESAM 5500 - Vergleich und Test
Delonghi ESAM 3500 oder ESAM 5500 - Vergleich und Test
Delonghi Perfecta ESAM 5500 M : Test et Avis
Delonghi Perfecta ESAM 5500 M : Test et Avis

The cheapest price that we could find for the ESAM 5500 in the US is $745.90 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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What is the Ultimate DeLonghi Coffee Maker?

DeLonghi Dedica Style ECAM 45.760

$1,999.99
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DeLonghi Dedica Style ECAM 45.760
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DeLonghi Dedica Style ECAM 45.760
2L
WATER TANK
400g
COFFEE BEAN
1 Cups
DISPENSING
CAPACITY
A+

For those with an unlimited budget then the DeLonghi Dedica Style ECAM 45.760 is the best DeLonghi coffee maker out there. At $1,999.99 it's not cheap, but is excellent quality and as such we gave it Kagoo Score of 74.

Features We Love:
Big water tank capacity (2L)
Milk tank
Big coffee beans capacity (400g)
Built-in grinder
Built-in display

A fully featured but 4 year old 1 cup coffee maker.

80
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Test Delonghi ECAM 45760 Eletta, 31 Jan 2019
Test Delonghi ECAM 45760 Eletta, 31 Jan 2019

The cheapest price that we could find for the Dedica Style ECAM 45.760 in the US is $1,999.99 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice DeLonghi Coffee Maker?

DeLonghi Mini Me EDG

$259.90
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DeLonghi Mini Me EDG
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DeLonghi Mini Me EDG
0.8L
WATER TANK
1 Cups
DISPENSING
CAPACITY

At only $259.90 and with a Kagoo Score of 83 the DeLonghi Mini Me EDG makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Energy saving mode

Our review analysis indicates that this coffee maker isvery easy to use and good-looking, and well designed. It's an excellently reviewed and fully featured 1 cup coffee maker, with a reasonable price and the latest technology.

96
Reviews
927 Reviews
84
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Popularity
Quite Popular
80
Value for Money
Very Good
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that DeLonghi Mini Me EDG has brilliant user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this coffee maker to others.

The cheapest price that we could find for the Mini Me EDG in the US is $259.90 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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Find the best DeLonghi coffee maker for you by checking our complete list of over 278 coffee makers
In This Guide
Should You Buy a DeLonghi Coffee Maker?
Is DeLonghi the Best Coffee Maker Brand?
What Do the DeLonghi Coffee Maker Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have DeLonghi Coffee Makers Received?
How Reliable Are DeLonghi Coffee Makers?
Features to Look Out For On DeLonghi Coffee Makers
DeLonghi Self Priming System
What is the Best Mid-Range DeLonghi Coffee Maker?
What is the Ultimate DeLonghi Coffee Maker?
What is the Best Budget Choice DeLonghi Coffee Maker?

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