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Krups GVX242

alaTest has collected and analyzed 149 reviews of Krups GVX242. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Coffee & Espresso Makers for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and price. The durability and design are also appreciated, but there are some negative opinions about the capacity and reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Coffee & Espresso Makers the Krups GVX242 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (shopzilla.com)

it broke

 

attractive, grinds nicely

Broke after a year (out of warranty, of course)

2008-05

Consumer review (shopzilla.com)

Waste of money if you intend to make espresso.

 

Looks good, may suffice for drip grinds and coarser.

Very inadequate for finer grinds

2008-01

Consumer review (shopzilla.com)

Don{t Get This One

 

looks good and coffee tastes wonderful

doesn't measure correctly, doesn't shut off after grinding,

2006-08

Consumer review (ciao.co.uk)

A Compact Krups For Expertly Ground Coffee!

 

Six years ago when working as a barista in a local coffee shop I was given a Christmas present in the form of coffee grinder so that I could prepare filter coffee at home. It was like a leaving present of sorts, knowing my love for espresso coffee...

Compact, easy to clean, easy to use, burr type with settings, well made, stylish

High motor noise, electronic button fragile

2013-07

Consumer review (ciao.co.uk)

You for coffee? Krups, beans to grind.

 

This review is for a Krups GVX231, described on my receipt from Amazon, dated 21-Aug-2009, as a " ...

Consistency of grind, time after time after time

Continuosly draws power if left plugged in - fascia stays warm

2013-07

Consumer review (beachcamera.com)

stylish but messy

 

Love the cute small, stylish design! I usually use single cups at a time so I was looking for the smallest burr grinder on the market, which this seemed to be. Even at the lowest cup setting, however, it grinds more than what I need for one mug of...

Consistent Grind ; Easy To Use ; Stylish

Messy

2013-04

Consumer review (buydig.com)

stylish but messy

 

Love the cute small, stylish design! I usually use single cups at a time so I was looking for the smallest burr grinder on the market, which this seemed to be. Even at the lowest cup setting, however, it grinds more than what I need for one mug of...

Consistent Grind ; Easy To Use ; Stylish

Messy

2013-04

Consumer review (beachcamera.com)

Krups Coffee Maker

 

Took a few times to get the strength like I like it. I ended up using the aroma setting and less coffee. I know experts say that the slower brewing time makes the coffee bitter, but it tastes fine to me. It still is faster than the Phillips coffee...

Easy to clean ; Holds Paper Filter ; Looks Nice

None so far

2013-02

Consumer review (buydig.com)

Krups Coffee Maker

 

Took a few times to get the strength like I like it. I ended up using the aroma setting and less coffee. I know experts say that the slower brewing time makes the coffee bitter, but it tastes fine to me. It still is faster than the Phillips coffee...

Easy to clean ; Holds Paper Filter ; Looks Nice

None so far

2013-02

Consumer review (viewpoints.com)

good--from a non-coffee drinker

 

First of all, I am not a coffee drinker- at all- but understand that most people are, so I wanted to get an inexpensive coffee maker for when we have company. People have said the coffee is fine, and it is very light and easy to use, so since it is in...

2013-01

Product Specifications

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:15.5cm
Height:26cm
Weight:1.3kg
Width:11.5cm

Header

Manufacturer:Krups
Model:GVX2
Product Line:Krups SANTA Fe

Miscellaneous

Exterior Colour:Black/chrome

Power

Max Power Consumption:100W

Small Appliances

Product Type:Coffee grinder