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Should You Buy a Kenwood Mixer?

Updated 17 October 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 its microwaves, dishwashers and fridge freezers.

We've collated all the key information on Kenwood mixers in this handy guide. We've analysed over 6,300 user and expert reviews and 5 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 $28 for the HM220 which has 3 speed level, a bowl capacity of §L and a power of 150W and go up to $799 for the KVL8300S which has a bowl capacity of 6.7L, a power of 1,700W and is a stand mixer mixer. The average price of a new Kenwood mixer is $290.

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. 2 best mixer brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Kenwood is the 2nd best mixer brand out there.

#1
95%
95%
1,298 reviews
#2
United Kingdom
94%
94%
2,915 reviews
#3
Germany
91%
91%
179 reviews
#4
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
80%
80%
25 reviews
#5
Black & Decker
79%
79%
58 reviews
#6
Philips
Netherlands
79%
79%
1 review
#7
Smeg
Italy
77%
77%
65 reviews
#8
Bodum
73%
73%
17 reviews
#9
Applica
69%
69%
26 reviews
#10
Cuisinart
66%
66%
0 reviews
#11
Krups
Germany
66%
66%
3 reviews
#12
Brentwood
65%
65%
2 reviews
#13
Morphy Richards
United Kingdom
65%
65%
412 reviews
#14
Braun
65%
65%
57 reviews
#15
Swan
65%
65%
197 reviews
#16
Zelmer
63%
63%
1 review
#17
Sunbeam
62%
62%
157 reviews
#18
Grundig
Germany
59%
59%
0 reviews
#19
BergHOFF
58%
58%
0 reviews
#20
Nesco
58%
58%
0 reviews
#21
Brentwood Appliances
55%
55%
0 reviews
#22
Clatronic
54%
54%
0 reviews
#23
Elgento
54%
54%
0 reviews
#24
Oster
53%
53%
0 reviews
#25
Hamilton Beach
52%
52%
0 reviews
#26
TriStar
52%
52%
0 reviews
#27
ECG
52%
52%
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 $290, 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
$139
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $799
Price Distribution of All Mixers
No. Of Mixers
Average Price
$290
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $699
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
1
4 stars
1
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Kenwood logo

User Reviews

5 stars
2,144
4 stars
570
3 stars
85
2 stars
50
1 star
60
Kenwood has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its mixers than most other mixer brands.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 93% of user reviews for Kenwood mixers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 89% and 91% respectively across all Mixer brands.

Purchasers of Kenwood mixers frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, had nice technical features and was carefully designed.

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 Kenwood KitchenAid Bosch WMF Tower
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
85%
1 review
92%
1 review
82%
1 review
Howstuffworks.com logo
80%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
60%
1 review
smartson.se logo
68%
1 review
tek.no logo
70%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
100%
1 review
plusxaward.de logo
Average
51%
2 reviews
75%
2 reviews
96%
2 reviews
60%
1 review
82%
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 Kenwood KitchenAid Bosch WMF Tower
plusxaward.de logo
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
Total
1
1

How Reliable Are Kenwood Mixers?

We checked over 6,300 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Kenwood mixers. 320+ 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

it seems like a very sturdy
amazon.co.uk
Excellent Durability
currys.co.uk
I expected it to be a little more robust
ao.com
Excellent Build Quality
johnlewis.com
reliable tool that does exactly what it is meant to do for year after year
Argos.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

The plastic rim has broken away from the base of the metal bowl
amazon.co.uk
Poor Build Quality
johnlewis.com
when I picked it up saw a chunk had broken off the top edge
ao.com
not very sturdy
Argos.co.uk

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 KMX754RD ($171), the Kenwood MX316 ($166) and the Kenwood HM680 ($102).

Kenwood K-Beater

Kenwood mixers that feature K-beater include the Kenwood KMX754RD ($171) and the Kenwood KHH326WH ($346).

Kenwood Total Mixing Action

Kenwood mixers that feature Total Mixing Action include the Kenwood KMX754RD ($171) and the Kenwood MX316 ($166).

Kenwood Dual Drive

Kenwood mixers that feature Dual Drive include the Kenwood KHH326WH ($346), the Kenwood KVL8300S ($799) and the Kenwood KHH300WH ($517).

What is the Best Mid-Range Kenwood Mixer?

Kenwood KMX754RD

$170.80
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1,000W
5L
CAPACITY
6
SPEED LEVELS
$109
OVER 10 YEARS

A great mid range choice, priced at $170.80 is the Kenwood KMX754RD, which has a Kagoo Score of 86.

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

A fully featured and positively reviewed 1,000W, 5L capacity mixer, with a good price and very low running costs. Multiple reviews mentioned that this mixer has superb features, it's really easy to use but heavy and bulky.

97
Reviews
175 Reviews
87
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Popularity
Quite Popular
81
Value for Money
Very Good
86
Running Costs
$110 Over 10 Years
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent

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

Which? Best Buy

The cheapest price that we could find for the KMX754RD in the US is $170.80 and in total we found 3 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End Kenwood Mixer?

Kenwood KVL8300S

$799.36
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1,700W
6.7L
CAPACITY
$185
OVER 10 YEARS

If you're looking for a high end Kenwood mixer then the Kenwood KVL8300S takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 78, but is a bit more expensive at $799.36.

Features We Love:
Dual Drive
In-bowl illumination
Huge bowl capacity (6.7L)
Beaters
Dough hooks

A fully featured and stunningly highly rated 1,700W stand mixer mixer, with low running costs and bowl capacity. Multiple reviews mentioned that it has brilliant features and it's very strong and durable, and quiet.

96
Reviews
82 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
68
Value for Money
Good
70
Running Costs
$190 Over 10 Years
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Our review analysis indicates that Kenwood KVL8300S has exceptional user reviews with an average user rating of 97%, based on 81 reviews.

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The cheapest price that we could find for the KVL8300S in the US is $799.36 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Kenwood Mixer?

Kenwood KM330

$217.43
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800W
4.6L
CAPACITY
$87
OVER 10 YEARS

At only $217.43 and with a Kagoo Score of 82 the Kenwood KM330 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Spatula

A very economical to run and positively reviewed 800W, 4.6L capacity mixer, with a fair price and a very good spec. Our review analysis indicates that it's strong and durable, really easy to use but noisy.

96
Reviews
51 Reviews
84
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Value for Money
Very Good
92
Running Costs
$87 Over 10 Years
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Kenwood KM330 has outstanding user reviews with an average user rating of 91%, based on 51 reviews.

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Review of Kenwood KM330 Stand Mixer, 4 6 Litre, 800 Watt, White

The cheapest price that we could find for the KM330 in the US is $217.43 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 High End Kenwood Mixer?
What is the Best Budget Choice Kenwood Mixer?

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