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Should You Buy a Melitta Coffee Maker?

Updated 11 July 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 it's 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 30+ 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 $81 for the LOOK IV which has an output of 15 cups, is a drip coffee maker and a ground coffee coffee maker and go up to $1,031 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 $533.

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. 17 best coffee maker brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Melitta is the 17th best coffee maker brand out there.

#1
Italy
95%
95%
6,134 reviews
#2
Germany
93%
93%
2,887 reviews
#3
Germany
91%
91%
1,671 reviews
#4
Cuisinart
88%
88%
29 reviews
#5
86%
86%
157 reviews
#6
Germany
85%
85%
3 reviews
#7
Black & Decker
85%
85%
80 reviews
#8
Netherlands
84%
84%
138 reviews
#9
Italy
84%
84%
55 reviews
#10
Keurig
82%
82%
26 reviews
#11
Switzerland
82%
82%
517 reviews
#12
Brentwood
82%
82%
35 reviews
#13
81%
81%
5 reviews
#14
Bialetti
81%
81%
2 reviews
#15
Miele
Germany
80%
80%
27 reviews
#16
TASSIMO
79%
79%
1,120 reviews
#17
Germany
79%
79%
215 reviews
#18
Ariete
78%
78%
3 reviews
#19
Gaggia
78%
78%
4 reviews
#20
Breville
Australia
76%
76%
32 reviews
#21
United Kingdom
73%
73%
0 reviews
#22
73%
73%
12 reviews
#23
Illy
73%
73%
10 reviews
#24
72%
72%
0 reviews
#25
Moccamaster
71%
71%
1 review
#26
71%
71%
1,051 reviews
#27
71%
71%
180 reviews
#28
Arzum
70%
70%
13 reviews
#29
Mr. Coffee
70%
70%
0 reviews
#30
Lavazza
70%
70%
119 reviews
#31
Smeg
Italy
70%
70%
76 reviews
#32
Lelit
70%
70%
2 reviews
#33
Bodum
69%
69%
1 review
#34
Brentwood Appliances
68%
68%
8 reviews
#35
Solac
67%
67%
0 reviews
#36
TriStar
67%
67%
0 reviews
#37
la Pavoni
67%
67%
0 reviews
#38
Hamilton Beach
66%
66%
0 reviews
#39
Arcelik
66%
66%
0 reviews
#40
Solis
65%
65%
72 reviews
#41
Beko
Turkey
65%
65%
0 reviews
#42
Wacaco
65%
65%
0 reviews
#43
Electrolux
Sweden
64%
64%
0 reviews
#44
Magic Chef
64%
64%
0 reviews
#45
Gastroback
64%
64%
0 reviews
#46
Igenix
64%
64%
17 reviews
#47
Hotpoint
United States
64%
64%
2 reviews
#48
Dualit
64%
64%
46 reviews
#49
Swan
63%
63%
19 reviews
#50
Sencor
63%
63%
2 reviews
#51
Capresso
62%
62%
0 reviews
#52
Makita
62%
62%
0 reviews
#53
Fakir
62%
62%
0 reviews
#54
Delta
61%
61%
0 reviews
#55
Handpresso
60%
60%
0 reviews
#56
Applica
60%
60%
0 reviews
#57
Chefman
60%
60%
0 reviews
#58
Sinbo
60%
60%
0 reviews
#59
Tchibo
60%
60%
0 reviews
#60
Rommelsbacher
60%
60%
0 reviews
#61
Didiesse
60%
60%
0 reviews
#62
Medion
59%
59%
0 reviews
#63
Sunbeam
59%
59%
0 reviews
#64
KREA
59%
59%
0 reviews
#65
Whirlpool
United States
59%
59%
0 reviews
#66
Tom Dixon
59%
59%
0 reviews
#67
WMF
59%
59%
0 reviews
#68
Quick Mill
59%
59%
0 reviews
#69
Princess
59%
59%
0 reviews
#70
Clatronic
59%
59%
0 reviews
#71
Unold
59%
59%
0 reviews
#72
Graef
59%
59%
0 reviews
#73
AEG
Germany
59%
59%
0 reviews
#74
Bezzera
59%
59%
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

Melitta have better reviews than the typical coffee maker brand, with the average rating of a Melitta coffee maker being 74%.

The average review score for a Melitta coffee maker is 74%.

There's a smaller selection of Melitta coffee makers available compared to other coffee maker brands, with only 6 Melitta coffee makers currently on the market in the United States. Melitta coffee makers also tend to be more expensive than most other coffee maker brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.

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
Average Price
$295
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $3,399
Price Distribution of All Coffee Makers
No. Of Coffee Makers
Average Price
$533
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $3,299
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
121
4 stars
31
3 stars
10
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 86% 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
80%
7 reviews
80%
2 reviews
80%
2 reviews
73%
3 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
80%
2 reviews
77%
3 reviews
75%
2 reviews
75%
4 reviews
90%
1 review
CNET.com logo
80%
3 reviews
71%
6 reviews
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
73%
3 reviews
77%
2 reviews
81%
2 reviews
79%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
70%
2 reviews
60%
2 reviews
100%
3 reviews
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
Which? logo
100%
1 review
100%
1 review
techgearlab.com logo
67%
1 review
62%
1 review
tweakers.net logo
80%
1 review
100%
1 review
ljudochbild.se logo
83%
2 reviews
pickr.com.au logo
90%
1 review
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
1 review
Tweak.dk logo
80%
1 review
straitstimes.com logo
60%
1 review
Pocket Lint logo
80%
1 review
Other Expert Sites
63%
6 reviews
82%
6 reviews
86%
1 review
Average
78%
30 reviews
76%
29 reviews
75%
17 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
3
Digitaltrends.com logo
2
1
besteproduct.nl logo
1
1
Which? logo
1
1
agdmaniak.pl logo
1
plusxaward.de logo
1
smartson.se logo
1
techgearlab.com logo
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
Total
7
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.

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
Rather cheaply built
amazon.co.uk
I was considering buying a built in coffee machine for our new kitchen
ao.com
Not unpredictably it arrived broken
Amazon

NOT RELIABLE

The machine arrived completely broken
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 ($81) and the Melitta Look IV Therm ($82).

What is the Best Budget Choice Melitta Coffee Maker?

Melitta Look IV Therm

$82.19
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Melitta Look IV Therm
1.25L
WATER TANK
10 Cups
DISPENSING
CAPACITY
A+

At only $82.19 and with a Kagoo Score of 68 the Melitta Look IV Therm makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
AromaSelector
Aroma Select
Has an anti-scale system
Has a timer
Many output (10 cups)

A low cost and good spec 10 cups dispensing capacity coffee maker.

73
Features
Good Features
70
Value for Money
Good
68
Kagoo Score
Good
MELITTA LOOK IV THERM TIMER | Cafetière filtre | Le Test MaxiCoffee
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The cheapest price that we found for the Look IV Therm in the United States is $82.19 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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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
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What is the Best Budget Choice Melitta Coffee Maker?

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