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Home Food Processors Should You Buy a KitchenAid Food Processor?

Should You Buy a KitchenAid Food Processor?

Updated 26 October 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a KitchenAid Food Processor?

KitchenAid is well known for its blenders, mixers, coffee grinders and toasters.

If you are wondering how KitchenAid food processors compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared 600+ food processors by objectively and impartially analysing over 3,000 user and expert reviews and 9 awards from hundreds of different review sites.

KitchenAid are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular food processors. Their food processors start at $23 for the KFC3516 which has 2 speed level, a bowl capacity of 0.8L and a power of 240W and go up to $499 for the KFP1642 which has a bowl capacity of 3.7L and a power of 300W. The average price of a new KitchenAid food processor is $164.

KitchenAid are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular food processors.

Is KitchenAid the Best Food Processor Brand?

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

KitchenAid is ranked the No. 5 best food processor brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that KitchenAid is the 5th best food processor brand out there.

#1
Cuisinart
95%
95%
296 reviews
#2
Hamilton Beach
91%
91%
494 reviews
#3
Germany
90%
90%
352 reviews
#4
United Kingdom
88%
88%
8 reviews
#5
84%
84%
174 reviews
#6
Philips
Netherlands
81%
81%
675 reviews
#7
73%
73%
259 reviews
#8
Braun
72%
72%
4 reviews
#9
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
67%
67%
12 reviews
#10
Black & Decker
65%
65%
1 review
#11
Moulinex
65%
65%
2 reviews
#12
NutriBullet
63%
63%
1 review
#13
Ninja
62%
62%
271 reviews
#14
Brentwood Appliances
61%
61%
0 reviews
#15
Swan
60%
60%
10 reviews
#16
Morphy Richards
United Kingdom
60%
60%
54 reviews
#17
Tefal
France
59%
59%
6 reviews
#18
Breville
Australia
56%
56%
0 reviews
#19
Sencor
56%
56%
0 reviews
#20
Brentwood
53%
53%
0 reviews
#21
Siemens
Germany
53%
53%
0 reviews
#22
Nesco
52%
52%
0 reviews
#23
Applica
52%
52%
0 reviews
#24
Klarstein
52%
52%
0 reviews
#25
Bomann
51%
51%
0 reviews
#26
Taurus
50%
50%
0 reviews

Let's look at how KitchenAid food processors compare to the other food processor brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All food processor Brands
KitchenAid Food Processors

KitchenAid have better reviews than the typical food processor brand, with the average rating of a KitchenAid food processor being 81%. KitchenAid also have a number of great features including Multipurpose Blade which sets them apart from the competition.

The average review score for a KitchenAid food processor is 81%.

There's a smaller selection of KitchenAid food processors available compared to other food processor brands, with only 9 KitchenAid food processors currently on the market in the US. KitchenAid food processors also tend to be more expensive than most other food processor brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of KitchenAid food processor is $14 (based on a person typically using a food processor for 1 hour per week), which makes them less efficient than most other food processor brands.

No. Of Food Processors
Average Price
$141
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $2,149
Price Distribution of All Food Processors
No. Of Food Processors
Average Price
$164
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,299
Price Distribution of KitchenAid Food Processors

What Do the KitchenAid Food Processor Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every KitchenAid food processor to work out the average distribution of reviews for KitchenAid and then compared this to the other food processor brands.

KitchenAid logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
1
4 stars
0
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
KitchenAid logo

User Reviews

5 stars
56
4 stars
19
3 stars
2
2 stars
0
1 star
5
KitchenAid has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its food processors than most other food processor brands.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 91% of user reviews for KitchenAid food processors are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 94% and 86% respectively across all Food Processor brands.

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

Average Review Score Cuisinart Bosch Morphy Richards Hamilton Beach Braun KitchenAid
techgearlab.com logo
66%
1 review
62%
1 review
63%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
95%
1 review
79%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
2 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
76%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.com logo
90%
1 review
Howstuffworks.com logo
100%
1 review
toptenreviews.com logo
80%
1 review
Average
85%
4 reviews
88%
3 reviews
80%
2 reviews
71%
2 reviews
63%
1 review
90%
1 review

How Many Industry Awards Have KitchenAid Food Processors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for KitchenAid food processors. The table below shows the number of awards given to the most popular food processor brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Compare all award winning food processors

Number of Awards Cuisinart Bosch Morphy Richards Hamilton Beach Braun KitchenAid
Which? logo
2
techgearlab.com logo
1
1
Howstuffworks.com logo
1
Total
2
2
1

How Reliable Are KitchenAid Food Processors?

We checked over 3,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of KitchenAid food processors. 75% of reviews that mention reliability were positive. Therefore the majority of KitchenAid food processor owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

75% of reviewers think KitchenAid food processors are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

Bought for my wife for Christmas it is so durable
Bestbuy.com

NOT RELIABLE

the build quality was flimsy
Bestbuy.com

Features to Look Out For On KitchenAid Food Processors

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of KitchenAid food processors that set them apart from the competition. These include Multipurpose Blade.

KitchenAid Multipurpose Blade

KitchenAid food processors that feature Multipurpose Blade include the KitchenAid 5KFP0719EFG ($195).

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a KitchenAid Food Processor?
Is KitchenAid the Best Food Processor Brand?
What Do the KitchenAid Food Processor Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have KitchenAid Food Processors Received?
How Reliable Are KitchenAid Food Processors?
Features to Look Out For On KitchenAid Food Processors
KitchenAid Multipurpose Blade

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