Keurig K-Classic Review

Keurig K-Classic
Overall Rating
85
Coffee Quality (40%)
85
Design & Features (20%)
80
Durability (20%)
85
Ease of Use (10%)
90
Brand Reputation (10%)
85
The Bottom Line
The new-and-improved version of Keurig's revolutionary single-serve coffee maker, the K-Classic builds on the success of their iconic K45/K55 with an upgraded brewing system and the same no-frills design.
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Key Features of the Keurig K-Classic

Key Features of Keurig K-Classic

  • Product Line/System: K-Classic
  • Brew Sizes: 6 oz, 8 oz, 10 oz
  • Water Reservoir: 48 oz
  • Display: Button control panel with buttons for Brew Size and Auto-Off
  • Temp Control: No
  • Strength Control: No
  • Dimensions: 9.8"W x 13.3"D x 13.0"H
  • Weight: 10.6 lbs
  • Other Features: Auto-On/Off, brewer maintenance reminders, removable drip tray

Keurig K-Classic Overview

The Keurig K40, K45, K50, and K55 are all the same basic brewer and collectively are one of the most popular models Keurig has ever produced.

When someone thinks of Keurig brewers, they're thinking of these models.

The K-Classic is Keurig's updated take on their flagship machine.

It doesn't have Brew Strength or Temp Control functionality and the 48 oz water reservoir isn't the largest you'll find, but not everyone needs those extras.

If you want the typical, hassle-free Keurig experience you've grown to love, stick with the K-Classic.

Pros
  • Includes Keurig's upgraded system for richer coffee and quieter brewing
  • No pod-scanning technology so brews both licensed and unlicensed K-Cup pods
  • Easiest, most-basic in-production Keurig brewer (if that's what you're looking for)
Cons
  • Mediocre 48 oz water reservoir
  • Max 10 oz brew size (most new Keurigs brew 12 oz)
  • Doesn't have Brew Strength or Temp Control settings
  • Doesn't come with a water filter kit

Is the Keurig K-Classic for you?

Is Keurig K-Classic for you?

The Keurig K-Classic the new-and-improved version of the iconic K45/K55 and is great if you're looking for an easy way to enjoy Keurig's convenience.

If you're looking for something more feature-rich, here are some alternatives:

  • K-Slim: 46 oz reservoir in a slim, 4.8" wide model with a 12 oz brew size but without Strength or Temp Control
  • K-Select: 52 oz reservoir with a 12 oz brew size and Strength Control
  • K-Elite: 75 oz reservoir with 5 brew sizes from 4-12 oz and both Strength and Temp Control
  • K-Duo: 60 oz reservoir with ability to brew 6-12 oz and full 60 oz carafes with Strength Control on the K-Duo Plus
  • K-Cafe: 60 oz reservoir with ability to brew 6-12 oz and lattes/cappuccinos with an integrated frothing system

If the K-Classic is more brewer than you need, you can also go more smaller with either the K-Compact (smallest brewer with a removable reservoir) or the K-Mini for truly space-efficient brewing.

Keurig K-Classic Review: An In-Depth Look

Check out the Keurig K-Classic!

Check out Keurig K-Classic!

Keurig K-Classic
The new-and-improved version of Keurig's revolutionary single-serve coffee maker, the K-Classic builds on the success of their iconic K45/K55 with an upgraded brewing system and the same no-frills design.

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I'm Bryan but most people know me as The Coffee Maven. I grew up outside Boston, Massachusetts and received my Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry from Providence College. My first introduction to coffee was during my college days, when I used it as a source of caffeine to fuel late-night study sessions, but soon I became obsessed with the chemistry of coffee. How did changes to water temperature or contact time affect its taste? Why do beans from Africa taste fruity while beans from Indonesia taste spicy? I launched The Coffee Maven in February 2017 to explore these questions and help others brew their perfect cup. Welcome to my site, and thanks for reading!

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