The Bella Ultimate Elite Collection 12-Cup 14623 is part of the Coffee maker
test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Coffee maker
models like the Ultimate Elite Collection 12-Cup 14623 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Predicted reliability: Predicted brand reliability icons are based on estimated problem rates for newly purchased drip coffee makers, not under service contract, within the first four years of ownership.
Owner satisfaction: Owner satisfaction icons are based on the proportion of members who are extremely likely to recommend their drip coffee maker brand to their friends and family.
Brew performance: The ability to reach 195° to 205° F for five or six minutes, the industry standard for optimal brewing and an indication of the coffee's concentration.