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Should You Buy a Melitta Coffee Maker?

Updated 11 October 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 $61 for the Look IV Therm which has an output of 10 cups, is a drip coffee maker and a ground coffee coffee maker and go up to $1,041 for the CAFFEO SOLO which has an output of 2 cups, is a Bean-to-cup coffee maker and a coffee beans coffee maker. The average price of a new Melitta coffee maker is $383.

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. 12 best coffee maker brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Melitta is the 12th best coffee maker brand out there.

#1
Italy
95%
95%
6,156 reviews
#2
Germany
91%
91%
3,723 reviews
#3
Germany
91%
91%
1,641 reviews
#4
Cuisinart
89%
89%
29 reviews
#5
Black & Decker
86%
86%
80 reviews
#6
85%
85%
157 reviews
#7
Germany
84%
84%
3 reviews
#8
Netherlands
83%
83%
157 reviews
#9
Brentwood
83%
83%
35 reviews
#10
Keurig
81%
81%
26 reviews
#11
Switzerland
80%
80%
530 reviews
#12
Germany
80%
80%
208 reviews
#13
Miele
Germany
80%
80%
27 reviews
#14
Ariete
79%
79%
3 reviews
#15
Italy
79%
79%
55 reviews
#16
Bialetti
78%
78%
2 reviews
#17
Bodum
77%
77%
78 reviews
#18
TASSIMO
75%
75%
1,129 reviews
#19
74%
74%
5 reviews
#20
Gaggia
74%
74%
4 reviews
#21
73%
73%
12 reviews
#22
Smeg
Italy
72%
72%
76 reviews
#23
Arzum
71%
71%
13 reviews
#24
Breville
Australia
71%
71%
32 reviews
#25
Brentwood Appliances
71%
71%
8 reviews
#26
Illy
69%
69%
10 reviews
#27
Moccamaster
68%
68%
1 review
#28
Ninja
68%
68%
382 reviews
#29
Solis
65%
65%
72 reviews
#30
Swan
65%
65%
19 reviews
#31
64%
64%
1,035 reviews
#32
Mr. Coffee
64%
64%
0 reviews
#33
64%
64%
180 reviews
#34
United Kingdom
64%
64%
0 reviews
#35
Lavazza
63%
63%
119 reviews
#36
63%
63%
0 reviews
#37
Lelit
63%
63%
2 reviews
#38
Morphy Richards
United Kingdom
63%
63%
10 reviews
#39
Igenix
62%
62%
17 reviews
#40
Dualit
62%
62%
46 reviews
#41
Hotpoint
United States
62%
62%
2 reviews
#42
AEG
Germany
61%
61%
0 reviews
#43
la Pavoni
61%
61%
0 reviews
#44
Hamilton Beach
61%
61%
0 reviews
#45
Arcelik
60%
60%
0 reviews
#46
Solac
60%
60%
0 reviews
#47
Primula
59%
59%
0 reviews
#48
Wacaco
58%
58%
0 reviews
#49
Magic Chef
58%
58%
0 reviews
#50
Chefman
58%
58%
0 reviews
#51
Makita
58%
58%
0 reviews
#52
TriStar
57%
57%
0 reviews
#53
Fakir
55%
55%
0 reviews
#54
Applica
54%
54%
0 reviews
#55
Handpresso
54%
54%
0 reviews
#56
Sinbo
54%
54%
0 reviews
#57
Capresso
54%
54%
0 reviews
#58
Tchibo
54%
54%
0 reviews
#59
Didiesse
53%
53%
0 reviews
#60
Beko
Turkey
53%
53%
0 reviews
#61
Tom Dixon
53%
53%
0 reviews
#62
Whirlpool
United States
53%
53%
0 reviews
#63
Electrolux
Sweden
53%
53%
0 reviews
#64
Graef
52%
52%
0 reviews
#65
WMF
52%
52%
0 reviews
#66
Gastroback
52%
52%
0 reviews
#67
Clatronic
52%
52%
0 reviews
#68
Bezzera
52%
52%
0 reviews
#69
KREA
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 $383, Melitta coffee makers tend to be cheaper 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 9 Melitta coffee makers currently on the market in the US. Whilst Melitta have a number of interesting features including AromaSelector, overall they tend to be less feature rich than their competitors.

No. Of Coffee Makers
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $4,299
Price Distribution of All Coffee Makers
No. Of Coffee Makers
Average Price
$383
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $2,149
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
118
4 stars
29
3 stars
8
2 stars
7
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 78% of user reviews for Melitta coffee makers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 87% 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 DeLonghi Krups Nespresso Miele Melitta
Les Numeriques.com logo
80%
2 reviews
77%
6 reviews
80%
2 reviews
80%
2 reviews
73%
3 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
80%
2 reviews
75%
2 reviews
75%
2 reviews
75%
4 reviews
90%
1 review
CNET.com logo
80%
3 reviews
71%
6 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
70%
2 reviews
73%
3 reviews
100%
3 reviews
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
73%
3 reviews
77%
2 reviews
81%
2 reviews
79%
1 review
Chip.de logo
79%
4 reviews
60%
1 review
70%
1 review
coffeemachinesreviews.co.uk logo
80%
3 reviews
70%
2 reviews
71%
1 review
Digitaltrends.com logo
70%
3 reviews
80%
1 review
gadgetspeak.com logo
80%
2 reviews
76%
2 reviews
besteproduct.nl logo
79%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
smartson.se logo
68%
1 review
64%
1 review
ljudochbild.se logo
83%
2 reviews
tweakers.net logo
80%
1 review
100%
1 review
Pocket Lint logo
80%
1 review
techgearlab.com logo
67%
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
67%
7 reviews
100%
1 review
82%
4 reviews
Average
75%
29 reviews
78%
27 reviews
76%
16 reviews
77%
15 reviews
83%
12 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 DeLonghi Krups Nespresso Miele Melitta
Expert Reviews logo
1
1
3
Digitaltrends.com logo
2
1
besteproduct.nl logo
1
1
agdmaniak.pl logo
1
plusxaward.de logo
1
smartson.se logo
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
Which? logo
1
Total
6
4
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

Compared to that the Melitta doesn't seem as robust
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 AromaSelector.

Melitta AromaSelector

Melitta coffee makers that feature AromaSelector include the Melitta Look IV Therm ($64) and the Melitta LOOK IV ($187).

What is the Best Budget Choice Melitta Coffee Maker?

Melitta Look IV Therm

$63.96
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Melitta Look IV Therm
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Melitta Look IV Therm
1.25L
WATER TANK
10 Cups
DISPENSING
CAPACITY
A+

At only $63.96 and with a Kagoo Score of 79 the Melitta Look IV Therm makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
AromaSelector
Aroma Select
Anti-scale system
Dishwasher-proof parts
Many output (10 cups)

A bargain price and fully featured 10 cup coffee maker.

82
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Popularity
Quite Popular
81
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good

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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 AromaSelector
What is the Best Budget Choice Melitta Coffee Maker?

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