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Delonghi ESAM 04.320 S Magnifica

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 reviews of Delonghi ESAM 04.320 S Magnifica. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Coffee & Espresso Makers for all reviews. People really like the capacity and size. The maintenance and noise also get good feedback, whereas there are some less positive reviews about the durability and price.

usability, noise, maintenance, size, capacity

reliability, price, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Coffee & Espresso Makers the Delonghi ESAM 04.320 S Magnifica is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 17 reviews)

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Consumer review by: mjm130 (


I'm not sure what a lot of people's expectations are when drinking coffee at home but I was trying to recreate a good coffee shop espresso and found this machine failed miserably. I owned this DeLonghi for a year and, despite trying various makes of...

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: gryphon (

3 years and counting

Bought one on the strength of the which review- best machine without one of the fancy milk reservoir/bug breeding accessories.[Couldn't afford until a great aunt left a small legacy, so now known as the "Auntie Gladys memorial coffee maker"]It has been...

Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: CMR401526531 (

Bad idea

brand New out of the box from Amazon. Failed out of the box. Air bubble in it meaning it would not push water out.Took 2 hours and a tin of beans to finally conclude it was never going to work .Customer service phone number included in box were very...

Jan, 2014

Consumer review by: mjbarnard (

Good quality when working, would not buy again

This is my third coffee machine after 2 Gaggias. My experience is that they break down after 5 years or so. I use them heavily and do not mind replacing them after this period. I found the Gaggias particularly unreliable though and switched to this...

Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: 2011-08-07 12:27:03.093 (

Great machine. Just keeps making great coffee.

I've had this model for 4 months now and I am very pleased.It makes really great coffee and is easy to use. The cleaning is pretty straightforward but does requried a few mintues a week and a proper celanout for 20mins every month. But 400 coffees in I...

Oct, 2013

Consumer review by: patriarch (

Broken again

Got the machine back - see above - now the steam generator has failed. I wrote to the customer experience team but they were not interested enough to even reply.

Oct, 2013

Consumer review by: editor (

DeLonghi ESAM 04.320.S Magnifica Rapid

Thank you for your comments. Sorry to read about the reliability issues. In our 2012 reliability survey DeLonghi scored 71%, with a three star rating, which is average for reliability. Our latest 2013 reliability survey results will be published...

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: patriarch (

Poor reliability

My last DeLonghi bean to cup broke down twice in the first year and gave up the ghost just after the warranty expired. Had the Magnifica for 18 months but now the steam control has broken. Great coffee but fragile.

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: 2011-06-27 22:20:25.087 (


Have had this model for a month, no probs to date. My last expensive coffee machine packed up after a considerable amount of time. Checked "which" out to get best buy results. Came up with this model. Like everything about it would recommend it to...

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: 2011-08-05 12:38:11.37 (

Reliability is poor

I've a similar model for 4 years. Had to return it three times due to breakdown problems, e.g. did not recognise the water container was inserted, on another occasion one of the heater failed, another time the control board had to be replaced. The...

Jul, 2013