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Should You Buy a KitchenAid Food Processor?

Matthew
Updated 30 October 2020
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should you buy a KitchenAid Food Processor?

KitchenAid is well known for its blenders, mixers, toasters and coffee grinders.

If you are wondering how KitchenAid food processors compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared 600+ food processors by objectively and impartially analysing over 3,900 user and expert reviews and 10 awards from hundreds of different review sites.

KitchenAid are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular food processors. Their food processors start at £34 for the KFC3516 which has 2 speed level, a bowl capacity of 0.8L and a power of 240W and go up to £1,250 for the Artisan 5KSM175PS which has 10 speed level, a bowl capacity of 4.8L and a power of 300W. The average price of a new KitchenAid food processor is £304.

KitchenAid are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular food processors.

Is KitchenAid the Best Food Processor Brand?

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

KitchenAid is ranked the No. 3 best food processor brand.

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

#1
Germany
95%
95%
223 reviews
#2
Magimix
87%
87%
135 reviews
#3
86%
86%
196 reviews
#4
85%
85%
200 reviews
#5
United Kingdom
82%
82%
0 reviews
#6
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
75%
75%
12 reviews
#7
Sage
71%
71%
2 reviews
#8
Philips
Netherlands
69%
69%
625 reviews
#9
Braun
68%
68%
4 reviews
#10
Morphy Richards
United Kingdom
67%
67%
166 reviews
#11
Ninja
67%
67%
0 reviews
#12
Daewoo
South Korea
66%
66%
0 reviews
#13
Moulinex
66%
66%
0 reviews
#14
Electrolux
Sweden
66%
66%
0 reviews
#15
TriStar
64%
64%
0 reviews
#16
Ariete
64%
64%
0 reviews
#17
Black & Decker
64%
64%
1 review
#18
WMF
63%
63%
0 reviews
#19
Hamilton Beach
61%
61%
0 reviews
#20
Beko
Turkey
61%
61%
0 reviews
#21
Girmi
61%
61%
0 reviews
#22
Bomann
61%
61%
0 reviews
#23
NutriBullet
61%
61%
1 review
#24
Swan
59%
59%
2 reviews
#25
Tefal
France
58%
58%
0 reviews
#26
Domo
58%
58%
0 reviews
#27
Klarstein
58%
58%
0 reviews
#28
Vorwerk
57%
57%
0 reviews
#29
Wahl
57%
57%
0 reviews
#30
ProfiCook
57%
57%
0 reviews
#31
Medion
56%
56%
0 reviews
#32
Breville
Australia
56%
56%
0 reviews
#33
Taurus
55%
55%
1 review
#34
Gastroback
54%
54%
0 reviews
#35
Nesco
53%
53%
0 reviews
#36
Brentwood
52%
52%
0 reviews

Let's look at how KitchenAid food processors compare to the other food processor brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All food processor Brands
KitchenAid Food Processors

KitchenAid have better reviews than the typical food processor brand, with the average rating of a KitchenAid food processor being 82%.

The average review score for a KitchenAid food processor is 82%.

There's a smaller selection of KitchenAid food processors available compared to other food processor brands, with only 13 KitchenAid food processors currently on the market in the UK. KitchenAid food processors also tend to be more expensive than most other food processor brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.

Whilst KitchenAid have a number of interesting features including Multipurpose Blade, One Touch Technology and Drizzle Basin, overall they tend to be less feature rich than their competitors. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of KitchenAid food processor is £14 (based on a person typically using a food processor for 1 hour per week), which makes them less efficient than most other food processor brands.

No. Of Food Processors
Average Price
£197
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £1,149
Price Distribution of All Food Processors
No. Of Food Processors
Average Price
£304
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £1,149
Price Distribution of KitchenAid Food Processors

What Do the KitchenAid Food Processor Reviews Say?

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

KitchenAid logo

Expert Reviews

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

User Reviews

5 stars
156
4 stars
39
3 stars
7
2 stars
0
1 star
7
KitchenAid has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its food processors than most other brands.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 93% of user reviews for KitchenAid food processors are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 96% and 83% respectively across all Food Processor brands.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to KitchenAid food processors by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other food processor brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Cuisinart Bosch Magimix Morphy Richards Hamilton Beach KitchenAid
Trusted Reviews logo
80%
1 review
85%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
95%
1 review
92%
1 review
79%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
3 reviews
goodhousekeeping.com logo
80%
2 reviews
techgearlab.com logo
66%
1 review
62%
1 review
Howstuffworks.com logo
100%
1 review
pricerunner.se logo
70%
1 review
toptenreviews.com logo
80%
1 review
Average
85%
4 reviews
85%
4 reviews
89%
3 reviews
80%
2 reviews
71%
2 reviews
80%
2 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have KitchenAid Food Processors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for KitchenAid food processors. The table below shows the number of awards received by the most popular food processor brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Compare all award winning food processors

Number of Awards Cuisinart Bosch Magimix Morphy Richards Hamilton Beach KitchenAid
Which? logo
3
techgearlab.com logo
1
1
Howstuffworks.com logo
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
Total
2
3
1
1

How Reliable Are KitchenAid Food Processors?

We checked over 3,900 reviews to find comments about the reliability of KitchenAid food processors. 100% of reviews that mention reliability were positive. Therefore the vast majority of KitchenAid food processor owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

100% of reviewers think KitchenAid food processors are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

Very reliable
Bestbuy.com

Features to Look Out For On KitchenAid Food Processors

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of KitchenAid food processors that set them apart from the competition. These include Multipurpose Blade, One Touch Technology and Drizzle Basin.

KitchenAid Multipurpose Blade

KitchenAid food processors that feature Multipurpose Blade include the KitchenAid 5KFP1335BER (£249), the KitchenAid 5KFP0919BBM (£139) and the KitchenAid 5KFP0719BDG (£83).

KitchenAid One Touch Technology

KitchenAid food processors that feature One Touch Technology include the KitchenAid 5KFC3516BER (£69).

KitchenAid Drizzle Basin

KitchenAid food processors that feature Drizzle Basin include the KitchenAid 5KFC3516BER (£69).

KitchenAid ExactSlice System

KitchenAid food processors that feature ExactSlice System include the KitchenAid 5KFP1335BER (£249).

What is the Best Mid-Range KitchenAid Food Processor?

KitchenAid 5KFP1335BER

£249.00
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KitchenAid 5KFP1335BER
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KitchenAid 5KFP1335BER
3.1L
CAPACITY
300W
2
SPEED LEVELS
1,750 RPM

A great mid range choice, priced at £249 is the KitchenAid 5KFP1335BER, which has a Kagoo Score of 84.

Features We Love:
ExactSlice System
Dual Drive
Pulse function
Dishwasher-proof parts
Mixing tool

A good value for money and newly released 3.1L capacity, 300W food processor, great for small families.

80
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Popularity
Widely Available
81
Value for Money
Very Good
94
Age
6 Months Old
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

The cheapest price that we could find for the 5KFP1335BER in the UK is £249.00 and in total we found 5 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End KitchenAid Food Processor?

KitchenAid 5KFP1644BAC

£389.00
Freenet Electrical
KitchenAid 5KFP1644BAC
Buy Now
KitchenAid 5KFP1644BAC
4L
CAPACITY
650W
2
SPEED LEVELS
1,600 RPM
£87
OVER 10 YEARS

If you're looking for a high end KitchenAid food processor then the KitchenAid 5KFP1644BAC takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 81, but is a bit more expensive at £389.

Features We Love:
Big bowl capacity (4L)
Pulse function
Dishwasher-proof parts
Ice crushing function
Dough tool

A fully featured and astonishingly economical to run 4L capacity, 650W food processor, very good for small families.

84
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Popularity
Quite Popular
78
Value for Money
Very Good
71
Age
7 Years Old
98
Running Costs
£87 Over 10 Years
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent

The cheapest price that we could find for the 5KFP1644BAC in the UK is £389.00 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice KitchenAid Food Processor?

KitchenAid 5KFC3516BER

£69.00
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KitchenAid 5KFC3516BER
Buy Now
KitchenAid 5KFC3516BER
0.83L
CAPACITY
240W
2
SPEED LEVELS
3,450 RPM

At only £69 and with a Kagoo Score of 85 the KitchenAid 5KFC3516BER makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
One Touch Technology
Drizzle Basin
Pulse function
Dishwasher-proof parts
Mixing tool

Our review analysis indicates that this food processor is a superb size and really easy to use, and compact. It's the highest scoring mini food processor available, with a good spec and a reasonable price.

97
Reviews
191 Reviews
74
Features
Good Features
88
Popularity
Widely Available
83
Value for Money
Very Good
89
Age
20 Months Old
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Owners report that KitchenAid 5KFC3516BER has superb user reviews with 94% of buyers recommending this food processor to others.

The cheapest price that we could find for the 5KFC3516BER in the UK is £69.00 and in total we found 10 prices for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a KitchenAid Food Processor?
Is KitchenAid the Best Food Processor Brand?
What Do the KitchenAid Food Processor Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have KitchenAid Food Processors Received?
How Reliable Are KitchenAid Food Processors?
Features to Look Out For On KitchenAid Food Processors
KitchenAid Multipurpose Blade
KitchenAid One Touch Technology
KitchenAid Drizzle Basin
KitchenAid ExactSlice System
What is the Best Mid-Range KitchenAid Food Processor?
What is the Best High End KitchenAid Food Processor?
What is the Best Budget Choice KitchenAid Food Processor?

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