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Keurig K45 Elite Brewing System coffeemaker

 
Approximate retail price:
$90.00
Summary: This Keurig single-serve coffeemaker has:
  • a removable reservoir.
  • a built-in water filter.
  • a height-adjustable drip tray.
  • auto-off.
  • It uses K-Cup packs.
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Type: Single-serve coffeemakers
About - Keurig K45 Elite Brewing System

The Keurig K45 Elite Brewing System is part of the coffeemaker test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, pod coffeemaker models like the K45 Elite Brewing System are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


First-cup speed:
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.

Repeat speed:
Reflects how quickly the machine produces a second cup.

Temperature consistency:
Reflects how closely the second cup matches the first cup in temperature.
Features & Specs - Keurig K45 Elite Brewing System
info Can use two pods at a time No
info Dimensions H x W x D (in.) 14 x 11 x 13
info Average coffee temperature (°F) 180
info Maximum mug height (in.) 7.00
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User Reviews - Keurig K45 Elite Brewing System
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1.0
Keurig making them poorly now?
3/20/2015
Pros
Brews Quickly
Cons
Stops working
Best Uses
Everyday
Home
Comment:
I owned my first Keurig K45 for about 2 years before it stopped working. Bought a new one in Sept of 2014, this one stopped working last week. Returned it for another one, used it twice before it quit brewing. Returned that for yet another one and used it three times before it quit brewing. Wait, let me correct that, it will brew one cup and then nothing after that. I think since Keurig came out with their newer models they are making these more cheaply.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
Traded it in for a different company
1/27/2015
Pros
Convenient
Cons
Coffee Doesn't Stay Hot
Limited Features
Long Brew Time
Loud
Slow
Best Uses
Comment:
I had this for a while and hated waiting every morning with that grinding noise in the background, finally found another company made one that starts quicker and makes hotter better coffee. For such a name brand I was very disappointed, and am happy with my specialty brand machine.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
where's the heat?
1/4/2015
Pros
Cons
Limited Features
Best Uses
Comment:
i've been using the Technivorm Moccamaster for several years. Due to scheduling, i was looking for a coffeemaker that required less fuss so i tried this model, the only official Kcup brewer still sold by Keurig.<br />i know what Starbucks Verona is supposed to taste like, and this machine made a cup that just didn't resemble it.<br />The digital thermometer in the tall mug read a peak of 170 degrees as it dispensed, 10 degrees cooler than CR indicated.<br />And of course coffee needs to be extracted between 195 and 205 degrees, and i do not think this machine can heat water up to that temperature.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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