What's this? Based on multiple criteria, including speed, consistency of temperature and serving size, and convenience. Scores for previously tested models may have changed due to changes in scoring methodology.
The Keurig K45 Elite Brewing System is part of the coffee maker
test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, single-serve coffee maker
models like the K45 Elite Brewing System are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Indicates how quickly the machine produces the first cup of coffee. This also includes the time required to heat any internal water reservoir from room temperature.
Reflects how quickly the machine produces a second cup.
Reflects how closely the second cup matches the first cup in temperature.
About This Brand
A leading brand in the single-serve category offers gourmet coffee drinkers the “perfect cup.” Its patented single-serve brewing technology system can brew a cup of coffee in less than a minute. Models include the K-Cup system, Vue System (for hot or cold beverages) and the Rivo System (for espresso).
Features & Specs - Keurig K45 Elite Brewing System
Can use two pods at a time Reflects the ability of the coffee maker to accept two pods or other capsules at a time to make a stronger or larger cup of coffee.
Can use two pods at a time
Dimensions H x W x D (in.) The height, width, and depth of the coffee maker, in inches. Measurements are rounded up to the next whole inch.
Dimensions H x W x D (in.)
14 x 11 x 13
Average coffee temperature (°F) To the nearest 5 °F.
Average coffee temperature (°F)
Maximum mug height (in.) Maximum height a mug can fit, measured roughly from the base to just beneath the spout.