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KitchenAid Professional 600

$269.05
10 5.7L Stand Mixer Black Nov 2016
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KitchenAid Professional 600 Review

, we have ranked the KitchenAid Professional 600 number 1 across all mixers.
* Based on a comparison of 173 mixers

Why Has it Scored This?

It has not bad expert reviews but average user reviews with an average overall rating of 76%.
With it being less than a year since it was released by KitchenAid, this mixer features some of the latest mixer technology. View the latest mixers 2017.

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KitchenAid Professional 600 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

This mixer received a rating of 80% from mixer expert review website Howstuffworks.com.

Not an Acceptable Size

Nine owners thought it was heavy and bulky.

  • We read about the shortcomings of the mixer like the fact that the gears strip if you operate it at too great a speed with thick mixtures like bread dough…
    Nick (Amazon) - November 2012
  • Taking it out can also be a bit awkward, especially if what you're mixing is really thin or prone to splashing…
    Kayla (Amazon) - February 2016
  • We make bread often - three times every two weeks; our usage of the machine is quite heavy.
    Juliepierre (Amazon) - September 2010
  • Great for heavy dough…
    Todd M. (Amazon) - December 2016
  • These units seem to get a lot of great reviews for the heavy duty work and very little attention to its use as a stand mixer…
    Todd M. (Amazon) - December 2016
  • Bowl has a well designed handle and is thick, sturdy stainless steel…
    Terry (Amazon) - November 2007
  • It is tight enough that my wife has me push the bowl down onto the back pin…
    Ron (Amazon) - May 2014
  • This may be important for many people as this mixer is bulky and heavy to move - over 30 lbs.
    Terry (Amazon) - November 2007
  • The mixer is heavy…
  • Heavy doesn't necessarily mean powerful, there are issues with this mixer…

Unacceptable Noise Level

Five people said in their reviews that this mixer was noisy and three customers wrote in their reviews that it was not quiet.

KitchenAid Only Has Unexceptional Reviews for Its Mixers

Based on 210 expert and owner reviews (including 18 verified purchases), KitchenAid has unexceptional ratings for its mixers. KitchenAid also has unexceptional ratings specifically within its many speed mixers range.

Excellent Product Quality

Eight owners who reviewed it thought it was good quality.

Easy to Use

Four owners who reviewed it thought it was easy to use.

  • We read about the shortcomings of the mixer like the fact that the gears strip if you operate it at too great a speed with thick mixtures like bread dough and we were careful to use it appropriately…
    Nick (Amazon) - November 2012
  • It's very easy to use…
    KD (Amazon) - April 2016
  • Easy to assemble (you just have to put the bowl on it…
    Tiffany (Amazon) - March 2007
  • It's otherwise a great machine - fit and finish are very nice (Nickel Pearl is just beautiful), easy to use, etc…
    Y. R. Wu (Amazon) - September 2009
  • High gloss finish on the bowl not as practical as the brushed stainless…
  • It is easy to use…
  • If you have limited counter space please know that it'll be heavy to move around to use…
    Diane (Amazon) - December 2016

Nice Design

13 owners considered that this mixer was good looking, three customers who reviewed this mixer reckoned that it was smooth and two people who purchased this mixer thought it was well designed.

  • Pretty sure that 3 c…
    M. Talbert (Amazon) - August 2010
  • What a Beautiful Mixer!
    Melinda P. (Amazon) - December 2014
  • Beautiful and outstanding mixer!
    KZ (Amazon) - November 2016
  • Bowl has a well designed handle and is thick, sturdy stainless steel…
    Terry (Amazon) - November 2007
  • It's otherwise a great machine - fit and finish are very nice (Nickel Pearl is just beautiful), easy to use, etc…
    Y. R. Wu (Amazon) - September 2009
  • Very poor design and it is not what is shown on…
    S. Julin (Amazon) - October 2015
  • Very poor design and it is not what is shown on the picture of the mixer box…
    S. Julin (Amazon) - October 2015
  • She makes some wonderful stuff that calls for some pretty heavy dough…
    Steve W (Amazon) - February 2013
  • The assembly to raise and lower the bowl is nice and smooth and locks firmly into place when raised…
  • Just before the dough becomes smooth and elastic…
    Baker (Amazon) - January 2010

Fairly Priced

Nine owners who bought the KitchenAid Professional 600 considered that it was good value for money.

  • It feels cheap and rickety right out of the box…
  • If you are getting one of these mixers at this AMAZING price, Make Sure they are what they are supposed to be…
    JustVash (Amazon) - December 2010
  • My wife definitely would not have gotten this model if it was not for the bargain…
    Lee Wesley (Amazon) - December 2011
  • The stainless steel container is flimsy and made with cheap material…
    KJ (Amazon) - March 2016
  • The machine itself felt cheaply made compared to my old Kitchen Aid…
    Sabeth (Amazon) - January 2016
  • The real measure of a mixer's strength isn't what it can deal with once…
    Ben W-S (Amazon) - December 2011
  • It's certainly pricey.
  • Don't forget to check there before paying full price! This was listed as "used" with minor damage to the box…
  • Suddenly there was a whining sound and a great deal of smoke emanating from the just under the head…
  • Having a cheap strip of metal tacked onto the back for the back knob on the bowl just really drives me nuts…
    Hostage67 (Amazon) - November 2014

Robust

13 customers who reviewed it considered that it was strong and durable and four customers who purchased this mixer agreed that it was well made.

  • It has broken twice since at $100 each time for repair…
    M. S. Busch (Amazon) - January 2008
  • It's a good solid mixer…
    Melinda P. (Amazon) - December 2014
  • The previous mixer is solid and made with good quality materials…
    KJ (Amazon) - March 2016
  • These units seem to get a lot of great reviews for the heavy duty work and very little attention to its use as a stand mixer…
    Todd M. (Amazon) - December 2016
  • Bowl has a well designed handle and is thick, sturdy stainless steel…
    Terry (Amazon) - November 2007
  • The bowl didn't feel as sturdy, nor did the mixing blades…
  • Worked fine, until broke down after less than two years !
  • The 600 series is poorly engineered, Too many little problems for a $350 machine…
  • They are not producing products as durable as they did in the old days…
  • It certainly appears robust enough…
    Ron (Amazon) - May 2014

Features

Has an Ergonomic Handle

The KitchenAid Professional 600 has an ergonomic handle, as do most of the other many speed mixers that are a comparable age to this mixer.

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Has a Variable Speed

The Professional 600 has a variable speed. Most of the other many speed mixers that have been available for a comparable time to this mixer also have a variable speed.

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10 Speeds

This is a 10 speed mixer.

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Quite Big Bowl Capacity

Across all the recently released many speed mixers the bowl capacities range from 0.8L to 6.8L. At 5.7 liters, the Professional 600 has a quite big bowl capacity compared to most of the other recently released mixers.

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Average Power

The Professional 600 has a pretty average power (575 Watts) compared to most of the other new mixers.

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Has a Beaters

The Professional 600 has a beaters. Most of the other mixers that are a similar age to this mixer also have a beaters.

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Has a Dough Hooks

The Professional 600 has a dough hooks. Most of the other similar spec mixers that are a comparable age to this mixer also have a dough hooks.

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Has a Bowl Included

The Professional 600 has a bowl included. Most of the other recently released many speed mixers also have a bowl included.

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Has a Whisk

The Professional 600 has a whisk. Most of the other recently released comparable spec mixers also have a whisk.

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Age

Only Released Seven Months Ago

This KitchenAid mixer is one of the most recent mixers to be released. This means it is likely to have more advanced features than some of the older mixers.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kitchenaid 4kp26m1xlc, kitchenaid kp26m1xpb, kitchenaid kf26m22ca, kitchenaid kp26m1xbu, kitchenaid kp26m1xob, kitchenaid kp26m1xer
Barcodes 00050946970219, 00050946971537, 00883049003207, 00883049040462, 00883049064734, 00883049267623

KitchenAid Professional 600 Review Sources

To prepare this KitchenAid Professional 600 review we compared this mixer to 173 other models. For each mixer that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 16,601 product attributes, 495 mixer reviews and 2,283,400 historical mixer prices from 0 mixer retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this mixer compared to the other models as well as any areas where this mixer is lacking.

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