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Should You Buy a Melitta Coffee Maker?

Updated 28 December 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Melitta Coffee Maker?

Melitta is one of the most popular coffee maker brands as well as being well known for its coffee grinders.

If you are thinking about buying a Melitta 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.

Melitta are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular coffee makers. Their coffee makers start at $66 for the CAFFEO Gourmet which has an output of 2 cups, is a Bean-to-cup coffee maker and a coffee beans coffee maker and go up to $1,550 for the CI Touch which has an output of 1 cups, is a Bean-to-cup coffee maker and a coffee beans coffee maker. The average price of a new Melitta coffee maker is $391.

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

Is Melitta the Best Coffee Maker Brand?

So are Melitta 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.

Melitta is ranked the No. 9 best coffee maker brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Melitta is the 9th best coffee maker brand out there.

#1
Italy
95%
95%
5,942 reviews
#2
Germany
94%
94%
3,761 reviews
#3
Cuisinart
91%
91%
29 reviews
#4
Germany
90%
90%
1,668 reviews
#5
Black & Decker
87%
87%
80 reviews
#6
87%
87%
157 reviews
#7
Brentwood
86%
86%
35 reviews
#8
Germany
85%
85%
3 reviews
#9
Germany
83%
83%
183 reviews
#10
Netherlands
83%
83%
156 reviews
#11
Switzerland
82%
82%
377 reviews
#12
Keurig
82%
82%
27 reviews
#13
Italy
81%
81%
55 reviews
#14
Bialetti
79%
79%
2 reviews
#15
Bodum
79%
79%
78 reviews
#16
TASSIMO
78%
78%
1,135 reviews
#17
Brentwood Appliances
77%
77%
8 reviews
#18
Miele
Germany
77%
77%
15 reviews
#19
Ariete
76%
76%
3 reviews
#20
75%
75%
5 reviews
#21
74%
74%
180 reviews
#22
Gaggia
73%
73%
4 reviews
#23
Smeg
Italy
72%
72%
76 reviews
#24
Breville
Australia
72%
72%
32 reviews
#25
72%
72%
17 reviews
#26
Arzum
72%
72%
13 reviews
#27
Illy
71%
71%
10 reviews
#28
Moccamaster
68%
68%
1 review
#29
Ninja
68%
68%
382 reviews
#30
Mr. Coffee
67%
67%
0 reviews
#31
United Kingdom
65%
65%
0 reviews
#32
Solis
65%
65%
72 reviews
#33
65%
65%
0 reviews
#34
65%
65%
1,138 reviews
#35
Lavazza
64%
64%
120 reviews
#36
Swan
63%
63%
19 reviews
#37
Morphy Richards
United Kingdom
62%
62%
0 reviews
#38
Igenix
62%
62%
17 reviews
#39
AEG
Germany
60%
60%
0 reviews
#40
Primula
59%
59%
0 reviews
#41
Arcelik
59%
59%
0 reviews
#42
Capresso
59%
59%
0 reviews
#43
Wacaco
58%
58%
0 reviews
#44
Magic Chef
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
Fakir
55%
55%
0 reviews
#50
Handpresso
55%
55%
0 reviews
#51
Hamilton Beach
55%
55%
0 reviews
#52
Sinbo
54%
54%
0 reviews
#53
Applica
54%
54%
0 reviews
#54
Tchibo
54%
54%
0 reviews
#55
Didiesse
53%
53%
0 reviews
#56
Beko
Turkey
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
Grundig
Germany
52%
52%
0 reviews
#65
Bezzera
52%
52%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Melitta 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
Melitta Coffee Makers

At an average purchase price of $391, Melitta coffee makers tend to be more expensive than most other coffee maker brands. Melitta also have better reviews than the typical coffee maker brand, with the average rating of a Melitta coffee maker being 73%.

The average review score for a Melitta coffee maker is 73%.

There's a smaller selection of Melitta coffee makers available compared to other coffee maker brands, with only 10 Melitta coffee makers currently on the market in the US. Whilst Melitta have a number of interesting features including PRO AQUA Filter Technology and AromaSelector, overall they tend to be less feature rich than their competitors.

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
$391
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $2,499
Price Distribution of Melitta Coffee Makers

What Do the Melitta Coffee Maker Reviews Say?

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

Melitta logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
6
4 stars
5
3 stars
1
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Melitta logo

User Reviews

5 stars
99
4 stars
26
3 stars
7
2 stars
6
1 star
26
Melitta has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its coffee makers than most other coffee maker brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 92% of expert reviews and 76% of user reviews for Melitta coffee makers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 84% and 90% respectively across all Coffee Maker brands.

Purchasers of Melitta coffee makers frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, and they have won a total of 4 awards.

Looking at just the expert reviews, in the table below we compare the average review score given to Melitta 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 Miele
Les Numeriques.com logo
78%
8 reviews
80%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
73%
3 reviews
80%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
75%
2 reviews
80%
2 reviews
75%
2 reviews
90%
1 review
75%
2 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
73%
3 reviews
70%
2 reviews
100%
3 reviews
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
77%
2 reviews
73%
3 reviews
79%
1 review
81%
1 review
Chip.de logo
60%
1 review
79%
4 reviews
70%
1 review
CNET.com logo
80%
3 reviews
71%
3 reviews
coffeemachinesreviews.co.uk logo
70%
3 reviews
80%
3 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
80%
2 reviews
76%
2 reviews
Digitaltrends.com logo
80%
1 review
70%
3 reviews
besteproduct.nl logo
79%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
smartson.se logo
60%
1 review
64%
1 review
techgearlab.com logo
62%
1 review
67%
1 review
ljudochbild.se logo
83%
2 reviews
tweakers.net logo
80%
1 review
100%
1 review
Pocket Lint logo
80%
1 review
Tweak.dk logo
80%
1 review
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
1 review
straitstimes.com logo
60%
1 review
uk.askmen.com
86%
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
77%
8 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Melitta Coffee Makers Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 4 industry awards for Melitta coffee makers. The table below compares the number of awards given to Melitta to other popular coffee maker brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Melitta has won 4 awards for its coffee makers.

Compare all award winning coffee makers

Number of Awards Krups DeLonghi Nespresso Melitta Miele
Expert Reviews logo
1
1
3
Digitaltrends.com logo
1
2
besteproduct.nl logo
1
1
agdmaniak.pl 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

How Reliable Are Melitta Coffee Makers?

We checked over 18,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Melitta coffee makers. 10 of these reviews that mention reliability of which 81% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Melitta coffee maker owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

81% of reviewers think Melitta coffee makers are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

with every part feeling well made
Expert Reviews
Seems well made
amazon.co.uk
Not unpredictably it arrived broken
Amazon
I was considering buying a built in coffee machine for our new kitchen
ao.com

NOT RELIABLE

The coffee machine was great until the brewing unit broke down
amazon.co.uk

Features to Look Out For On Melitta Coffee Makers

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Melitta coffee makers that set them apart from the competition. These include PRO AQUA Filter Technology and AromaSelector.

Melitta PRO AQUA Filter Technology

Melitta coffee makers that feature PRO AQUA Filter Technology include the Melitta CI Touch ($1,532).

Melitta AromaSelector

Melitta coffee makers that feature AromaSelector include the Melitta LOOK IV ($85) and the Melitta Look IV Therm ($88).

What is the Best Budget Choice Melitta Coffee Maker?

Melitta CAFFEO Gourmet

$65.60
Kaffee-Intakt Shop Sinsheim
Melitta CAFFEO Gourmet
Buy Now
Melitta CAFFEO Gourmet
1.81L
WATER TANK
270g
COFFEE BEAN
2 Cups
DISPENSING
CAPACITY

At only $65.60 and with a Kagoo Score of 85 the Melitta CAFFEO Gourmet makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Big water tank capacity (1.81L)
Built-in display
Built-in grinder
Steam pipe
Built-in milk frother

Multiple reviews mentioned that this coffee maker makes good-tasting coffee, has a superb frothy head and it's very easy to use. It's a sensationally highly rated and fully featured 2 cup coffee maker, with a good price.

98
Reviews
21 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Value for Money
Very Good
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Customers report that Melitta CAFFEO Gourmet has outstanding user reviews with an average user rating of 93%, based on 21 reviews.

Melitta Caffeo Gourmet E 965 unboxing / auspacken
Melitta Caffeo Gourmet E 965 unboxing / auspacken

The cheapest price that we could find for the CAFFEO Gourmet in the US is $65.60 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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Find the best Melitta coffee maker for you by checking our complete list of over 278 coffee makers
In This Guide
Should You Buy a Melitta Coffee Maker?
Is Melitta the Best Coffee Maker Brand?
What Do the Melitta Coffee Maker Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Melitta Coffee Makers Received?
How Reliable Are Melitta Coffee Makers?
Features to Look Out For On Melitta Coffee Makers
Melitta PRO AQUA Filter Technology
Melitta AromaSelector
What is the Best Budget Choice Melitta Coffee Maker?

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