The top 10 coffee makers of 2015 include the Cuisinart Extreme Brew, Mr. Coffee SJX, Melitta 10-cup Coffee Maker, Mr. Coffee FTX, Hamilton Beach Black Ice 12-Cup, DeLonghi 14-Cup, Cuisinart 12-Cup Programmable, Kalorik 12-Cup Coffee Maker, BUNN HG Phase Brew and Zojirushi Fresh Brew. Ratings are by Top Ten Reviews.
These ratings are based on design, convenience, safety, carafe and support from the manufacturer, and Top Ten Reviews has only rated family-sized automatic drip coffee makers. Cuisinart Extreme Brew receives the gold award for its collection of features that include programmable brewing, an automatic shut-off function and a charcoal water filter. It comes with a glass carafe and has a 12-cup capacity, and its overall rating is 9.83 out of 10 with its design receiving a rating of 10 out of 10.
Mr. Coffee SJX takes second place with an overall rating of 9.15 out of 10. Although the coffee maker takes up a considerable amount of kitchen space, it delivers consistent flavor and allows users to choose from paper or mesh filters. It also has a pause feature that lets users stop brewing to grab a cup of coffee. The Melitta 10-cup Coffee Maker falls into third place with a rating of 8.73 out of 10. This coffee maker features a simple design without many extras, and users can choose from three brew strengths.