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Black Pod Coffee Machine Capsule / Pod 2 Cups Dec 2015
Colour Product Type Coffee Input Type Capacity in Cups Release Date

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Our Verdict:
A Very Popular 2 Cup Coffee Maker
Representing excellent value for money and with very good reviews, we have ranked the TASSIMO VIVY number 27 across all coffee makers.
996 Reviews
2 Great Features
19 Months Old
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 63?

It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 88%.
At over a year old this coffee maker is slightly out of date, and newer coffee makers with more up to date technology are available. View the latest coffee makers 2017.
This coffee maker is missing some features:
Quite small maximum operating pressure
Does not have a built-in display
Quite small water tank capacity

TASSIMO VIVY In-Depth Analysis


Good Owner Reviews

On average, VIVY owners rated this coffee maker 88 out of 100. Over 72% of reviewers gave this coffee maker the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Owners think this TASSIMO coffee maker is one of the better recently released few capacity in cups coffee makers.

A Best Selling Product

The VIVY is a popular choice of coffee maker.

Fairly Priced

131 people wrote in their reviews that this coffee maker was good value for money.

Good Product Quality

25 owners wrote in their reviews that it was good quality.

Good Size

52 owners who purchased it considered that it was compact, five people who purchased this coffee maker considered that it was thin and three customers agreed that the product was lightweight.

  • They like the color, how it is so compact and they enjoy their coffee…
    O.H. (Amazon) - January 2016
  • Also it's nice and compact and doesn't take up too much space on my kitchen worktop…
    Brendamo (Amazon) - April 2016
  • Got it while it was on offer and we are using it multiple times a day! Easy to clean and quite compact so doesn't take up much room on the kitchen counter…
    Razia (Amazon) - January 2017
  • Good price and compact…
    Alangs (Amazon) - March 2016
  • Love it ! Compact, so doesn't take up much room…
  • Sturdy and compact…
    Mbd85 (Amazon) - December 2015
  • Small compact machine, only good for use of 1 person…
  • Smaller more compact which is great for saving work top space…
    Bailey (Amazon) - February 2016
  • This one is slightly more compact which is nice as takes up less space on the work top…
    Kath A (Amazon) - June 2015
  • Compact and brilliant, bought as a gift…
    Jane (Amazon) - May 2015

Excellent Design

31 owners thought this coffee maker was good looking, 23 customers who reviewed this coffee maker concluded that it was neat and four customers who bought it thought it was well designed.

Easy to Use

170 people said in their reviews that the TASSIMO VIVY was easy to use and 15 people who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to setup.

Unsatisfactory Technical Guidance

12 people who bought this coffee maker concluded that it did not have good technical guidance.

Good Brand

Based on 996 expert and user reviews (including 996 verified purchases), TASSIMO has good ratings for its coffee makers. TASSIMO also has good ratings specifically within its few capacity in cups coffee makers range.

Produces Excellent Coffee

Two owners who reviewed the product wrote that it produced excellent coffee and two owners said that the TASSIMO VIVY made good-tasting coffee.

  • Small, neat and makes good coffee quickly…
    VickyA (Amazon) - August 2016
  • Quicker than any kettle and the coffee, tea etc tastes divine…
    Carl87 (Amazon) - January 2017
  • Easy to use and the coffee tastes great…
  • Easy to use and tastes great…
    Amanda King (Amazon) - September 2016
  • Another thing you may want to bear in mind it that unlike some other coffee machines, because it's a one button system it means you cannot change the water amount if you prefer strong or weak coffee.
    Lee (Amazon) - January 2016

Acceptable Noise Level

Four people who reviewed it concluded that it was quiet.


Nine owners wrote in their reviews that it was well made, two owners who purchased it thought it was strong and durable and two customers wrote in their reviews that the product was reliable.


Quite Small Maximum Operating Pressure

With a maximum operating pressure of only 3.3 bar, the TASSIMO VIVY has a very small maximum operating pressure compared to most of the other new few capacity in cups coffee makers. Across all the similar age similar spec coffee makers the maximum operating pressures range from 3.2 bar to 19 bar, and the average maximum operating pressure is 16 bar.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Display

The TASSIMO VIVY does not have a built-in display. Most of the other latest few capacity in cups coffee makers also do not have a built-in display.

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Quite Small Water Tank Capacity

Latest few capacity in cups coffee makers have water tank capacities of between 0.15L and 2.5L. The TASSIMO VIVY has a fairly small water tank capacity (only 0.7 liters) compared to most of the other coffee makers of this spec and age.

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2 Cups Capacity in Cups

This is a 2 cups dispensing capacity coffee maker.

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Dishwasher Proof

The TASSIMO VIVY is dishwasher proof, as are most of the other comparable spec coffee makers that are a similar age to this coffee maker.

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Has a Dishwasher-Proof Parts

The TASSIMO VIVY has a dishwasher-proof parts, as do most of the other few capacity in cups coffee makers that are a comparable age to this coffee maker.

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Released 19 Months Ago

This few capacity in cups coffee maker has been on the market since December 2015.

Product Identifiers

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TASSIMO VIVY Review Sources

To prepare this TASSIMO VIVY review we compared this coffee maker to 100 other models. For each coffee maker that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 159,367 product attributes, 6,049 coffee maker reviews and 894,700 historical coffee maker prices from 0 coffee maker retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this coffee maker compared to the other models as well as any areas where this coffee maker is lacking.