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Best Mixers

Consumer Reports Ratings for Best Mixers

Best Mixers

We tested 44 mixers to determine the best-performing models. Our expert lab technicians tested each Mixer based on the following criteria:

  • Noise
  • Mixing
  • Whipping time
  • Convenience

Below lists the Mixers that rated best in each of the tests our experts looked for. Learn about how these tests were performed and find out which Mixer is rated best when you subscribe.

Consumer Reports Ratings for Best Mixers

Best Mixer for Noise

Noise was judged at the unit's highest speed.


This Mixer which tested best for Noise has the following features: Whisk and Wire beaters.

Best Mixer for Mixing

Proficiency at mixing cookie dough.


This Mixer which tested best for Mixing has the following features: Style, Single beater style, Whisk, Takes power attachments and Two loaf capable.

Best Mixer for Whipping time

All mixers made whipped cream; whipping time reflects how fast they did so.


This Mixer which tested best for Whipping time has the following features: Dough hooks, Whisk and Interchangeable beaters.

Best Mixer for Convenience

Convenience considers factors such as ease of using controls and inserting and removing beaters.


This Mixer which tested best for Convenience has the following features: Dough hooks.