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Compare the Best MixersJuly 2020

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What is the Kagoo Score? Our unique mixers rating which considers: 750 US prices • 6,600 expert & user reviews • 530 product comparisons • 13 industry awards • Score breakdown
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#2

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KitchenAid KHM512WH

649 Reviews

$31.00

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170W
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n/a
Hand Mixer
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5
Speed Levels
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(Unknown)
Apr 2018
#3

86

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Kenwood HM680

665 Reviews

$160.99

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350W
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3L
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Stand Mixer
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5
Speed Levels
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(Unknown)
Sep 2013
#4

86

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KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan)

$332.49

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325W
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5.68L
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Stand Mixer
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10
Speed Levels
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(Unknown)
Aug 2017
#5

85

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KitchenAid Professional 600

432 Reviews

$350.00

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575W
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5.7L
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Stand Mixer
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10
Speed Levels
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(Unknown)
Nov 2016
#6

85

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Braun MultiMix 3

39 Reviews

$80.99

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500W
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n/a
Hand Mixer
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5
Speed Levels
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(Unknown)
May 2015
#7

84

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Kenwood HM530

77 Reviews

$56.99

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280W
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n/a
Hand Mixer
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3
Speed Levels
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(Unknown)
Oct 2018
#8

84

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Bosch MMBH6P6BDE

8 Reviews

$346.90

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1,600W
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2L
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Stand Mixer
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2
Speed Levels
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$160
Over 10 years
Nov 2013
#9

83

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KitchenAid KP26M1X

$449.00

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575W
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5.67L
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Stand Mixer
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10
Speed Levels
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(Unknown)
Jun 2018
#10

83

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KitchenAid KSM152PS

$599.99

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325W
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5.6L
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Stand Mixer
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10
Speed Levels
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(Unknown)
May 2017
#11

81

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Bosch MFQ22100

$78.99

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375W
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n/a
Hand Mixer
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4
Speed Levels
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(Unknown)
Jan 2017
#12

81

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Bosch MUM54I00

$254.51

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900W
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3.9L
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Stand Mixer
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7
Speed Levels
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$92
Over 10 years
Jun 2013
#13

80

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Bosch MSM2623G

4 Reviews

$71.10

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600W
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0.7L
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Hand Mixer
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1
Speed Level
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(Unknown)
Jun 2018
#14

80

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Smeg SMF01

65 Reviews
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$300.00

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800W
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4.8L
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Stand Mixer
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10
Speed Levels
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(Unknown)
Sep 2014
#15

80

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Braun HM 3100 WH

$74.99

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500W
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n/a
Hand Mixer
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5
Speed Levels
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(Unknown)
Apr 2015
#16

79

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Philips Viva Collection HR3740

$74.30

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450W
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n/a
Hand Mixer
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5
Speed Levels
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(Unknown)
Mar 2017
#17

78

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Philips Daily Collection HL7505

$99.99

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500W
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1.25L
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Stand Mixer
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3
Speed Levels
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(Unknown)
Jul 2018
#18

78

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Philips HL770700

$275.00

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750W
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2.4L
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Stand Mixer
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3
Speed Levels
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$77
Over 10 years
Jul 2018
#19

78

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KitchenAid 5KSM125BER

4 Reviews

$1,082.05

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300W
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4.8L
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Stand Mixer
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10
Speed Levels
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(Unknown)
Oct 2016
#20

78

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Philips Daily Collection HL7555

$130.99

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600W
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1.5L
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Stand Mixer
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4
Speed Levels
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(Unknown)
Sep 2015

78

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Smeg SMF02

1 Review
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$416.95

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800W
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4.8L
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Stand Mixer
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10
Speed Levels
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$82
Over 10 years
Nov 2019

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What Are The Best Mixer Brands?

We looked at the reviews for every mixer and used this to calculate the average overall rating of each brand. The top rated mixer brand is Bosch with an average rating of 91%. Compare all award winning mixers.

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91%
186 reviews
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1,272 reviews
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

QWhat is a 'pulse function'?
APulse turns the mixer on for very short periods at full power, allowing you to make the finishing touches to mixes, or blend stubborn parts of a mixture.
QWhat are common accessories for mixers?
AMixers may come with any or all of these standard attachments: a kneading tool for dough, a set of whisks or beaters, a citrus pressing tool, a tool for mincing meat, or a pasta maker.
QWhy do some mixers not have an entry for speeds?
ASome mixers don't have set speed levels (low, medium, high, etc) but instead a knob to gradually increase the speed from low to very high.

Mixer Buying Guide

Mixers are kitchen appliances that use a motor powered whisk or paddle to effortlessly mix and combine ingredients. They are used primarily for making cake batter, bread dough, pasty and desserts. Unlike blenders or food processors, they are not designed to cut or puree ingredients, but instead to whisk or knead far quickly and more efficiently than any human could. If you’ve ever felt your arms hurt from trying to whisk up homemade mayonnaise, then this is the appliance for you!

There are two main types of mixers on the market - handheld and stand mixers:

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Handheld mixers: these devices consist of one or two whisks placed into a plastic or metal casing, with a button or trigger to activate them. The whisks can be immersed in the ingredients, and the whisks will mix far more efficiently than if done by hand. Handheld mixers are smaller and far cheaper than stand mixers, but are less powerful than their larger brethren. Also most handheld mixers only use whisk attachments - this is fine for most baking and kitchen prep tasks you’ll need, but won’t work for making bread dough or kneading.

Stand mixers: these mixers consist of motor-powered whisks, which are built into an arm and stand, allowing the whisks to be lowered into the attached bowl for mixing. They are far heavier machines, and much more expensive than handheld mixers, but are far more powerful and capable of a larger range of functions, such as kneading dough. Because they are heavy, stable machines they are far less likely to make a mess while mixing at high speeds, though of course this means they also take up a sizeable space on your kitchen work surface. However if you find yourself baking cakes or bread regularly, a proper stand mixer will save you countless hours of manual mixing and kneading!

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Capacity

This attribute only applies to tabletop mixers, but is an important consideration - the bowl capacity will determine how much food/ingredients can be mixed at one time. The tabletop mixers on our site range from small 0.5L mixers (which would be most useful for sauces and small batters, such as cupcakes or muffins) to enormous 5L mixers (which will handle everything you could need, including the biggest cakes or bread dough enough for several loaves at once).

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Power Levels/Speeds

All our mixers have a power rating, measured in Watts (W). The higher the power level, the more efficient the appliances will be at mixing and kneading. This in turn leads to smoother mixes, well-kneaded doughs, and better results!

Many of the models on our site also have multiple speed settings. This is important because different recipes require different speeds - making mayonnaise for instance requires a fairly slow speed, while cake batter can be mixed at a faster speed. The instruction manual with your machine will give better information on the specific speed to use for each type of cooking.

Included Accessories

Finally, many models of mixer come with additional accessories to increase the functions performed by the appliance. This can include dough hooks for more efficient kneading of bread dough, beaters specifically made for eggs, or a spatula for scraping out batter and dough from the bowl. They may also include chopper attachment for easily chopping small quantities of nuts, herbs or fruit.

While not necessities, these extras can make your cooking more efficient and easier, so are worth bearing in mind when choosing between models.

Mixer Retailers, Prices and Features

Mixer Prices

In total we found 40 mixers ranging from $13 to $1,083. A new mixer costs on average $230 and 80% of mixers are priced between $18 and $449. The Hamilton Beach 62682RZ is the cheapest mixer at only $14, and KitchenAid 5KSM125 is the most expensive at $1,082.

Mixer Brands - Price Range

AEG mixers start at $959 and their most expensive mixer costs $959. The average price of AEG mixers is $959 which is the highest average price of all mixer brands.

KitchenAid mixers range in price from $31 to $1,082, and the second highest average mixer price out of all brands is KitchenAid mixers with an average price of $484.

The third highest average mixer price out of all brands is WMF mixers with an average price of $385. WMF mixers start at $385 and their most expensive mixer costs $385.

Mixer Brands - Average Ratings

We have analysed 28 expert reviews and 6,109 user reviews for mixers and used these reviews to calculate the average rating for each brand of mixer. Bosch is the top rated mixer brand with an average rating of 91%. KitchenAid is the second best brand with 91% and Kenwood is the third best brand with 90%.

Biggest Mixer Retailers

We found 35 current offers for mixers from Overstock making it the biggest mixer retailer. That is the same as the second biggest retailer, eBay for whom we found 35 current offers for mixers. The third biggest retailer is e-Global Central US with 4 current mixer offers.

When Are Most New Mixers Released?

We couldn't see any clear pattern in the release dates for new mixers over the last 3 years. March was the biggest month in 2019 for new mixers, with four new mixers released that month. 13 new mixers were released in June 2018 making it the biggest month that year for new mixer releases. In 2017 most new mixers were released in November, with 23 new mixers released that month.

How Fast Do Mixer Prices Drop After Release?

In the first 6 months after release, mixers drop in price by 5% on average.

A typical new mixer costs on average $227. By waiting 6 months before buying you could save on average $11.

Available Colours

White is the most frequently found colour amongst new mixers. We found 161 mixers that are mixers that have a white coloured. We found 75 mixers that are mixers that have a black coloured, making this the second most common colour amongst new mixers.

Powers

'Power' represents the power level of the mixer, measured in watts.

The powers of mixers range from 65W to 2,000W. The powers of most mixers range from 200W to 400W. The Bosch MMBH6P6BDE, which is available at $346.90, has the biggest power and is a 1,600W mixer. The mixer with the smallest power is the Sabichi 189103, which is a 120W mixer and can be purchased for $15.99.

A larger power level means that the motor in the mixer is more powerful, leading to faster and more efficient mixing.

Bowl Capacities

'Bowl Capacity' measures how much can fit in the mixer's bowl, measured in litres.

The bowl capacities of mixers range from 0.3L to 9L. The bowl capacities of the majority of mixers range from 3.5L to 4.5L. The KitchenAid KSMC895DP, which is available at $749.99, has the biggest bowl capacity and is a 9L capacity mixer. The Bosch MSM2623G, which is priced at $71.10, has the smallest bowl capacity and is a 0.7L capacity mixer.

A bigger capacity means that you can mix more ingredients at once, making it easier to cook large amount of food.

Types

The type of the mixer denotes whether it has it's own dedicated bowl (a 'stand mixer') or whether it is just the mixing unit (a 'hand mixer').

We found 183 mixers that are stand mixer mixers, which makes this the most common type amongst new mixers. We found 166 mixers that are hand mixer mixers, making hand mixer the second most popular type amongst new mixers.

Speed Levels

The number of speed levels the mixer is capable of mixing at.

Comparing all mixers, the speed levels range from 1 to 16. The speed levels of the majority of mixers range from 5 to 7. The Nesco HM350, which can be purchased for $44.49, has the most speed level and is a 16 speed level mixer. The BergHOFF 1108988, which sells for $26.99, has the least speed level and is a 1 speed level mixer.

More speeds on your mixer mean that is it more versatile, and can handle ingredients that require slow, gentle mixing as well as those that require fast, vigorous blending.

Which Are the Cheapest Retailers for Mixers?

The chart below helps you decide which retailer is normally cheapest for buying mixers. For each retailer it shows the total number of mixers where they currently have a market leading price. The chart below helps you decide which retailer is normally cheapest for buying mixers. For each retailer we took all of their prices and looked at what proportion of those prices where the cheapest on the market. The cheapest retailer that we found was Overstock. 29 of their mixer prices were the cheapest that could be found anywhere.

Proportion of Mixers for Which Each Retailer is Cheapest?

Assessing how cheap each retailer is for mixers by counting the number of cheapest prices for that retailer, makes the retailers that offer the greatest number of mixer prices more likely to offer the greatest number of cheapest prices. The chart below considers the proportion of each retailer's mixer prices that are the cheapest compared to other retailers. The cheapest retailer that we found using this approach was Overstock. 82.9% of their mixer prices were the cheapest that could be found anywhere.

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