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Should You Buy a Kenwood Mixer?

Matthew
Updated 12 March 2020
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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 5,600 user and expert reviews and 10 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 $136 for the HM536 which has 5 speed level, a bowl capacity of §L and a power of 280W and go up to $429 for the KVC5000 which has a bowl capacity of 4.6L, a power of 1,100W and is a tabletop mixer mixer. The average price of a new Kenwood mixer is $300.

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. 3 best mixer brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Kenwood is the 3rd best mixer brand out there.

#1
95%
95%
634 reviews
#2
Germany
92%
92%
180 reviews
#3
United Kingdom
91%
91%
2,913 reviews
#4
Philips
Netherlands
88%
88%
2 reviews
#5
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
83%
83%
54 reviews
#6
Smeg
Italy
79%
79%
66 reviews
#7
Black & Decker
77%
77%
58 reviews
#8
Sunbeam
76%
76%
157 reviews
#9
Cuisinart
70%
70%
0 reviews
#10
Morphy Richards
United Kingdom
65%
65%
412 reviews
#11
Brentwood
65%
65%
2 reviews
#12
Braun
64%
64%
57 reviews
#13
Krups
Germany
64%
64%
3 reviews
#14
AEG
Germany
63%
63%
13 reviews
#15
Zelmer
63%
63%
1 review
#16
WMF
62%
62%
0 reviews
#17
Hamilton Beach
60%
60%
0 reviews
#18
Brentwood Appliances
59%
59%
0 reviews
#19
Nesco
58%
58%
0 reviews
#20
BergHOFF
57%
57%
0 reviews
#21
Elgento
54%
54%
0 reviews
#22
Oster
52%
52%
0 reviews
#23
Grundig
Germany
52%
52%
0 reviews
#24
TriStar
52%
52%
0 reviews
#25
Clatronic
51%
51%
1 review
#26
JATA
51%
51%
0 reviews
#27
Moulinex
51%
51%
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 7 Kenwood mixers currently on the market in the US. At an average purchase price of $300, 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
$147
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $599
Price Distribution of All Mixers
No. Of Mixers
$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
3
4 stars
1
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Kenwood logo

User Reviews

5 stars
2,150
4 stars
563
3 stars
84
2 stars
48
1 star
59

Over 100% of expert reviews and 93% of user reviews for Kenwood mixers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 100% and 92% respectively across all Mixer brands.

Purchasers of Kenwood mixers frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, had good technical features and was thoughtfully designed. Their mixers have also won a total of 3 awards.

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 Smeg Bosch Russell Hobbs
Trusted Reviews logo
90%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
100%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
85%
1 review
92%
1 review
dinside.no/data logo
100%
1 review
Howstuffworks.com logo
80%
1 review
smartson.se logo
68%
1 review
tek.no logo
70%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
1 review
plusxaward.de logo
Average
71%
4 reviews
75%
2 reviews
90%
2 reviews
96%
2 reviews
100%
1 review

How Many Industry Awards Have Kenwood Mixers Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 3 industry awards for Kenwood mixers. This means that Kenwood has more awards for its mixers than any other brand. The table below compares the number of awards received by 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 Smeg Bosch Russell Hobbs
Trusted Reviews logo
2
1
1
dinside.no/data logo
1
plusxaward.de logo
1
Which? logo
1
Total
3
2
1
1

How Reliable Are Kenwood Mixers?

We checked over 5,600 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Kenwood mixers. over 310 of these reviews 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

This mixer is very solidly built
currys.co.uk
Is sturdy
Argos.co.uk
Excellent Build Quality
johnlewis.com
It feels well built
ao.com

NOT RELIABLE

Mediocre Build Quality
johnlewis.com
the mixer itself is not very sturdy because of the design
Argos.co.uk
The plastic rim has broken away from the base of the metal bowl
Amazon
so sad it has now broken
amazon.co.uk
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 KMX754 ($284), the Kenwood KVL4100S ($326) and the Kenwood KVL6100B ($319).

Kenwood K-Beater

Kenwood mixers that feature K-beater include the Kenwood KMX754 ($284), the Kenwood KVL4100S ($326) and the Kenwood KVL6100B ($319).

Kenwood Total Mixing Action

Kenwood mixers that feature Total Mixing Action include the Kenwood KMX754 ($284) and the Kenwood KVL6100B ($319).

What is the Best Mid-Range Kenwood Mixer?

Kenwood KMX754

$284.13
RoMo
Kenwood KMX754
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Kenwood KMX754
1,000W
5L
CAPACITY
6
SPEED LEVELS
$101
OVER 10 YEARS

A great mid range choice, priced at $284.13 is the Kenwood KMX754, which has a Kagoo Score of 82.

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

An award winning and very economical to run 1,000W, 5L capacity mixer, with a fair price and a very good spec. Our review analysis indicates that this mixer isreally easy to use and well-built but heavy, and bulky.

97
Reviews
177 Reviews + 1 Award
84
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Running Costs
$100 Over 10 Years
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Kenwood KMX754 has brilliant expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with an average overall rating of 96%, based on 177 reviews.

Expert Reviews Best Buy
Which? Best Buy

The cheapest price that we could find for the KMX754 in the US is $284.13 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best High End Kenwood Mixer?

Kenwood KVL6100B

$319.44
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Kenwood KVL6100B
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Kenwood KVL6100B
1,400W
6.7L
CAPACITY
3
SPEED LEVELS
$141
OVER 10 YEARS

If you're looking for a high end Kenwood mixer then the Kenwood KVL6100B takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 78, but is a bit more expensive at $319.44.

Features We Love:
Total Mixing Action
K-beater
Huge bowl capacity (6.7L)
Dough hooks
Pulse function

A classic and fully featured 1,400W stand mixer mixer, with low running costs and bowl capacity. Our review analysis indicates that this mixer has superb features, it's easy to use but heavy and bulky.

94
Reviews
11 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
69
Value for Money
Good
73
Running Costs
$140 Over 10 Years
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Customers report that Kenwood KVL6100B has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 89%, based on 11 reviews.

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The cheapest price that we could find for the KVL6100B in the US is $319.44 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
What is the Best Mid-Range Kenwood Mixer?
What is the Best High End Kenwood Mixer?

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