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Mr. Coffee 12-Cup Programmable Coffee Maker

alaTest has collected and analyzed 144 reviews of Mr. Coffee 12-Cup Programmable Coffee Maker. 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 maintenance and design. The price and usability also get good feedback, but opinions about the size and reliability are mixed. Many are negative about the durability and noise.

usability, price, design, maintenance

speed, noise, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Coffee & Espresso Makers the Mr. Coffee 12-Cup Programmable Coffee Maker is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

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Coffee Maker


Good unit for most users

Works Great

LED is not back lighted

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You should know how bad it is


This particular model you can find in different brands...which means is manufactured by one company and sold by different vendors... The cheapest, worse coffee brewer I have ever had. I always been a fan of Mr. Coffee but this time I had a very bad...

None..because this machine brews under 190 degree F which is requiered to avoid having bitter coffee which is exactly what this machine does

Two huge problems I encountered ith this model. As listed before..this machine brews very bitter coffee because its brewing temp. is below standard to avoid bitter coffee ; Second huge problem: this machine can not handle 5 cups of coffee. The brewing...

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Pretty Good


10.00 after rebate & free ship , cant beat it

If you pour too quickly it will run down the side of the kettle ending up with a small mess , remember to pour slowly


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Does the Job


Decent price and free shipping. Securely packaged by Newegg and quick delivery.

Makes hot coffee in a basic, uncomplicated fashion


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Great Coffee Maker


It makes coffee


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The Mr Coffee 12 cup switch coffee maker is quiet and easy to us


The Mr Coffee 12 cup switch coffee maker is quiet and easy to us

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Good coffeemaker, especially for the price


We've enjoyed this coffee maker. While it is certainly not high end, and therefore does not have the positive attributes and durability of the fancy ones - it works for the price. If you need a decent coffee maker, but this one.

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Worked great for almost 2 years, I will replace it in-kind.


Very simple, basic coffee maker, since my retirement I don't keep a fixed schedule so no need for programable feature.  I will replace it with another one just like it - I seldom get more than 2 years from a coffee maker.

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Great Coffee!


This appliance makes great coffee and I like the taste with the filter.  I would reccomend it.

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Mr. Coffee has worked for me for ten years.


I must have been lucky.  I've gotten ten years of usage out of my Mr. Coffee, and it's still going strong.  I love the programmable feature.  I hate getting up in the morning, and the smell of fresh coffee coming from downstairs helps.  I always set it...

Product Specifications

Can't wait for that rich delicious cup of coffee? This Mr. Coffee 12 cup Programmable Coffeemaker features a Brewing Pause ?n Serve that lets you pour a cup of coffee while the coffeemaker is still brewing! This units 2-hour Auto Shut-Off keeps your coffee warm for 2 hours and then automatically shuts off. Better yet, the DRX20 has a built-in 24-hour programmable timer so you can set your coffee maker to make a fresh brew each morning. Isn't that a great aroma to wake to? The DRX20 features dual water windows to show the amount of water in the reservoir for accurate filling. Easy to clean for it has a removable filter basket that lifts out of Brew Basket for fast and easy filling and cleaning. Delay Brew allows you to program a select time you want the brewing to start. For your convenience, cord storage safely stores excess cord to keep your countertop neat and cord free. Dual Water Windows show the amount of water in the reservoir for accurate filling Stain Resistant Warming Plate is easy to clean and prevents stains Cord Storage safely stores excess cord to keep your countertop neat On/Off Indicator Light lets you know when your coffeemaker is ?On? and ?Off? Water Filtration Adaptable