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Should You Buy a Kenwood Mixer?

Updated 10 September 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Kenwood Mixer?

Kenwood is one of the most popular mixer brands as well as being well known for it's microwaves, dishwashers and fridge freezers.

We've collated all the key information on Kenwood mixers in this handy guide. We've analysed over 5,500 user and expert reviews and 4 awards from hundreds of different review sites on 530+ mixers to impartially compare each mixer brand.

Kenwood are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular mixers. Their mixers start at $21 for the HM520 which has 3 speed level, a bowl capacity of §L and a power of 280W and go up to $371 for the KHH326WH which has a bowl capacity of 2.1L, a power of 1,000W and is a stand mixer mixer. The average price of a new Kenwood mixer is $216.

Kenwood are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular mixers.

Is Kenwood the Best Mixer Brand?

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

Kenwood is ranked the No. 1 best mixer brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Kenwood is the actually best mixer brand out there.

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
2,914 reviews
#2
Germany
93%
93%
179 reviews
#3
91%
91%
639 reviews
#4
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
83%
83%
25 reviews
#5
Philips
Netherlands
82%
82%
1 review
#6
Smeg
Italy
76%
76%
65 reviews
#7
Swan
72%
72%
197 reviews
#8
Bodum
72%
72%
11 reviews
#9
Applica
70%
70%
26 reviews
#10
Black & Decker
69%
69%
58 reviews
#11
Morphy Richards
United Kingdom
65%
65%
412 reviews
#12
Krups
Germany
64%
64%
3 reviews
#13
Braun
64%
64%
57 reviews
#14
Cuisinart
64%
64%
0 reviews
#15
Zelmer
63%
63%
1 review
#16
Sunbeam
61%
61%
157 reviews
#17
Elgento
60%
60%
0 reviews
#18
Brentwood
58%
58%
2 reviews
#19
Grundig
Germany
57%
57%
0 reviews
#20
Brentwood Appliances
57%
57%
0 reviews
#21
BergHOFF
56%
56%
0 reviews
#22
Nesco
56%
56%
0 reviews
#23
WMF
56%
56%
0 reviews
#24
Clatronic
52%
52%
0 reviews
#25
Oster
51%
51%
0 reviews
#26
Hamilton Beach
50%
50%
0 reviews
#27
Kenwood Electronics
50%
50%
0 reviews
#28
JATA
49%
49%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Kenwood mixers compare to the other mixer brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All mixer Brands
Kenwood Mixers

There's a wide selection of Kenwood mixers available compared to other mixer brands, with 10 Kenwood mixers currently on the market in the US. At an average purchase price of $216, Kenwood mixers also tend to be more expensive than most other mixer brands.

The average review score for a Kenwood mixer is 91%.

Kenwood have better reviews than the typical mixer brand, with the average rating of a Kenwood mixer being 91%. Kenwood have a number of great features including splash guard, K-beater and Total Mixing Action which sets them apart from the competition.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Kenwood mixer is $15 (based on a person typically using a mixer for 1 hour per week), which makes them more efficient than most other mixer brands.

No. Of Mixers
Average Price
$124
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $799
Price Distribution of All Mixers
No. Of Mixers
Average Price
$216
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $749
Price Distribution of Kenwood Mixers

What Do the Kenwood Mixer Reviews Say?

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

Kenwood logo

Expert Reviews

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

User Reviews

5 stars
2,146
4 stars
571
3 stars
84
2 stars
47
1 star
61

Over 100% of expert reviews and 93% of user reviews for Kenwood mixers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 100% and 91% respectively across all Mixer brands.

Purchasers of Kenwood mixers frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use and had good technical features.

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

Average Review Score Bosch Kenwood Tower Morphy Richards Smeg
Trusted Reviews logo
100%
1 review
90%
1 review
90%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
92%
1 review
82%
1 review
smartson.se logo
68%
1 review
plusxaward.de logo
Average
96%
2 reviews
34%
1 review
82%
1 review
90%
1 review
90%
1 review

How Many Industry Awards Have Kenwood Mixers Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 1 industry award for a Kenwood mixer. This means that Kenwood has more awards for its mixers than any other brand. The table below compares the number of awards given to Kenwood to other popular mixer brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Kenwood has more awards for its mixers than any other brand.

Compare all award winning mixers

Number of Awards Bosch Kenwood Tower Morphy Richards Smeg
Trusted Reviews logo
1
1
1
plusxaward.de logo
1
Total
1
1
1
1

How Reliable Are Kenwood Mixers?

We checked over 5,500 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Kenwood mixers. 270+ of these reviews that mention reliability of which 92% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Kenwood mixer owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

92% of reviewers think Kenwood mixers are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

Easy to store with built in holder for the attachments
Argos.co.uk
Excellent Durability
currys.co.uk
feels sturdy
ao.com
Sturdy construction
amazon.co.uk
Good Build Quality
johnlewis.com

NOT RELIABLE

has a metal mixing bowl with fragile plastics lid
amazon.co.uk
Poor Build Quality
johnlewis.com
not very sturdy
Argos.co.uk
The plastic rim has broken away from the base of the metal bowl
Amazon
this is just not robust enough to knead dough for bread making which is the main reason I purchased it
ao.com

Features to Look Out For On Kenwood Mixers

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Kenwood mixers that set them apart from the competition. These include splash guard, K-beater and Total Mixing Action.

Kenwood Splash Guard

Kenwood mixers that feature splash guard include the Kenwood MX316 ($93), the Kenwood KMX754RD ($287) and the Kenwood KM240SL ($225).

Kenwood K-Beater

Kenwood mixers that feature K-beater include the Kenwood KMX754RD ($287), the Kenwood KM240SL ($225) and the Kenwood KHH326WH ($376).

Kenwood Total Mixing Action

Kenwood mixers that feature Total Mixing Action include the Kenwood MX316 ($93) and the Kenwood KMX754RD ($287).

Kenwood Dual Drive

Kenwood mixers that feature Dual Drive include the Kenwood KHH326WH ($376).

What is the Best Mid-Range Kenwood Mixer?

Kenwood KMX754RD

$287.25
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Kenwood KMX754RD
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Kenwood KMX754RD
1,000W
5L
CAPACITY
6
SPEED LEVELS
$109
OVER 10 YEARS

A great mid range choice, priced at $287.25 is the Kenwood KMX754RD, which has a Kagoo Score of 83.

Features We Love:
Total Mixing Action
K-beater
Big bowl capacity (5L)
Six speed levels
Whisk

An spectacularly highly rated and fully featured 1,000W, 5L capacity mixer, with a reasonable price and very low running costs. Multiple reviews mentioned that it has superb features, it's really easy to use but heavy and bulky.

96
Reviews
175 Reviews
84
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Popularity
Quite Popular
76
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Running Costs
$110 Over 10 Years
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Kenwood KMX754RD has outstanding user reviews with an average user rating of 93%, based on 175 reviews.

The cheapest price that we could find for the KMX754RD in the US is $287.25 and in total we found 3 prices for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Kenwood Mixer?

Kenwood KM240SL

$225.04
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Kenwood KM240SL
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Kenwood KM240SL
900W
4.3L
CAPACITY
$98
OVER 10 YEARS

At only $225.04 and with a Kagoo Score of 79 the Kenwood KM240SL makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
K-beater
Whisk
Pulse function
Dough hooks
Beaters

An excellently reviewed and very economical to run 900W, 4.3L capacity mixer, with a good price and a very good spec. Multiple reviews mentioned that this mixer has superb features and it's very easy to use, and well designed.

94
Reviews
206 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Value for Money
Good
87
Running Costs
$98 Over 10 Years
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Multiple reviews mentioned that Kenwood KM240SL has great user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this mixer to others.

Kenwood KM240 Prospero Stand Mixer Review
Kenwood KM240 Prospero Stand Mixer Review

The cheapest price that we could find for the KM240SL in the US is $225.04 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Kenwood Mixer?
Is Kenwood the Best Mixer Brand?
What Do the Kenwood Mixer Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Kenwood Mixers Received?
How Reliable Are Kenwood Mixers?
Features to Look Out For On Kenwood Mixers
Kenwood Splash Guard
Kenwood K-Beater
Kenwood Total Mixing Action
Kenwood Dual Drive
What is the Best Mid-Range Kenwood Mixer?
What is the Best Budget Choice Kenwood Mixer?

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