The 5 Best Coffee Makers Today For Less Than $100

What Is The Best Value In Coffee Makers In The Market, Right Now?

It is almost impossible to answer this question, as different models are fitted with so many different features today. However, it is possible to list the top coffee making machines in the market based on their convenience and features.

Today’s technology has made it possible to buy highly affordable machines that function in the same way as much more costly models. It is easy to find a unit fitted with automatic features that can brew up to 12 cups of coffee for a budget of less than $100.

Below is a list of the 5 best units I could find during a recent online shopping spree for our new kitchen. Good luck!

12 Cup Proctor-Silex Coffeemaker

12 Cup Proctor-Silex Coffeemaker

The Proctor-Silex 12 Cup Coffeemaker is one of the most affordable, quality units in the market. It comes with an auto pause and serve feature, easy to view water window, lighted on switch and a dishwasher safe carafe and basket. This unit is convenient when looking for a functional, affordable and durable coffeemaker.

12 Cup Hamilton Beach Programmable Brewstation

12 Cup Hamilton Beach 48464 Programmable Brewstation

The 12 cup programmable Hamilton Beach Brewstation Coffeemaker is a highly durable unit that comes with insulated inner tank and with no carafe. It can brew 12 full cups of coffee and dispense one cup at a time, which allows for more consistent flavor. It also features a water level indicator, removable water tank, and digital display and dishwasher safe parts. The unit supports one-handed serving and comes with customizable auto shut off feature and keep warm mode for convenience use. The unit’s enclosed brewing system with keep-warm heater is designed to ensure that the coffee holds flavor and heat for hours. With this unit there is no breakable glass carafe or pouring of the coffee. It also has a versatile brewing option that include bold, regular and 1 to 4 cups.

12 CUP Black And Decker Thermal Coffeemaker

CM2035B 12 CUP Black and Decker Thermal Coffeemaker

The CM2035B 12 Cup Thermal Coffeemaker by Black and Decker is an exciting unit that comes with a sneak-a-cup feature, auto clean system, quick touch programming and auto brew and auto shutoff feature. It also fitted with a steel thermal carafe that is vacuum sealed to ensure that the coffee stays hot for hours. The perfect pour spout also keeps away drips and spills. It is also designed with easy to use digital controls that feature batches of 1 to 4 cups settings. With this unit, it is also possible to choose the strength of coffee brew to strong, regular or bold. The most exciting feature of this maker is the sneak a cup feature that makes it possible to temporarily stop the coffee flow and pour coffee effectively before the brewing ends.

Mr. Coffee Programmable 12-Cup Coffeemaker

Mr. Coffee Programmable 12-Cup BVMC-SJX33GT Coffeemaker Chrome

The BVMC-SJX33GT Coffeemaker by Mr. Coffee features a removable basket lifts out for easy and fast filling and cleaning. It also comes with a pause and serve feature that makes it possible to pour coffee while still brewing. A special cleaning cycle ensures quick and easy cleaning while a 2-hour auto shut-off feature keeps the coffee hot for two hours and then automatically shuts off. With this unit, it is possible to prepare coffee in advance thanks to its delay brew time feature. The feature makes it possible to delay brewing for up to 24 hours. The carbon based water filter in the BVMC-SJX33GT Coffee maker removes up to 97-percent of chlorine from the water and thus, improving the taste of coffee.

BELLA Programmable 12-Cup Dots Collection Coffee Maker

13839 BELLA Programmable 12-Cup Dots Collection Coffee Maker

The 12-cup programmable Bella coffee maker comes with a convenient pause and serve feature, automatic shutoff and 2 hours keep-warm function. The maker is designed with functional countdown timer and brew-strength settings that makes it possible to brew coffee exactly when and how one wants it. It also comes with a permanent filter and non-stick, stain resistant warming plate for easy cleaning. The functional Bold, Regular and Gourmet settings are designed to ensure great tasting cup of coffee whenever needed.


Coffee making machines are designed with different features to suit every buyer’s interest. When buying a customer must decide on the capacity needed.

For people interested in only one or two cups of coffee buying a small machine is perfect but it is important to note that bigger machines are more convenient as they can support a bigger serving. The other imperative factor to consider is the count down timer for convenience brewing.

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