We've collated all the key information on KitchenAid mixers in this handy guide. We've analysed over 5,900 user and expert reviews and 10 awards from hundreds of different review sites on 530+ mixers to impartially compare each mixer brand.
KitchenAid are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular mixers. Their mixers start at $32 for the KHM512 which has 5 speed level, a bowl capacity of §L and a power of 170W and go up to $1,092 for the 5KSM125 which has 10 speed level, a bowl capacity of 4.8L and a power of 300W. The average price of a new KitchenAid mixer is $440.
KitchenAid are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular mixers.
Is KitchenAid the Best Mixer Brand?
So are KitchenAid 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.
KitchenAid is ranked the No. 1 best mixer brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that KitchenAid is the actually best mixer brand out there.
Let's look at how KitchenAid mixers compare to the other mixer brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
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There's a wide selection of KitchenAid mixers available compared to other mixer brands, with 9 KitchenAid mixers currently on the market in the US. KitchenAid also have better reviews than the typical mixer brand, with the average rating of a KitchenAid mixer being 89%.
The average review score for a KitchenAid mixer is 89%.
KitchenAid have a number of great features including Direct Drive Technology which sets them apart from the competition.
However KitchenAid mixers tend to be more expensive than most other mixer brands making them a less popular choice with consumers. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of KitchenAid mixer is $20 (based on a person typically using a mixer for 1 hour per week), which makes them less efficient than most other mixer brands.
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Price Distribution of All Mixers
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Average Price $440
Price Distribution of KitchenAid Mixers
What Do the KitchenAid Mixer Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every KitchenAid mixer to work out the average distribution of reviews for KitchenAid and then compared this to the other mixer brands.
Over 100% of expert reviews and 88% of user reviews for KitchenAid mixers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 100% and 91% respectively across all Mixer brands.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to KitchenAid 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.
How Many Industry Awards Have KitchenAid Mixers Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for KitchenAid mixers. The table below shows the number of awards received by the most popular mixer brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
We checked over 5,900 reviews to find comments about the reliability of KitchenAid mixers. over 110 of these reviews mention reliability of which 83% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of KitchenAid mixer owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
83% of reviewers think KitchenAid mixers are reliable.
So, most people think that KitchenAid mixers are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for KitchenAid mixers that mention reliability:
The build quality is great
This machine is durable
The product is sturdy unlike it cheaper brands coupled with multiple speed settings which enhances your cooking experience
sturdy stainless steel
Mediocre Build Quality
Please keep an eye on this mixer till you truly feel you broke this in to where you feel safe enough walk away from
Worth the little extra cost to get the heavy duty motor
Features to Look Out For On KitchenAid Mixers
There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of KitchenAid mixers that set them apart from the competition. These include Direct Drive Technology.