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KITCHENAID® STAND MIXER COMPARISON GUIDE WHICH MIXER IS BEST FOR YOU

KitchenAid® offers a world of possibilities to help every Maker explore their culinary passions. Our iconic Stand Mixer sits at the center of it all. Today, a nearly endless combination of sizes, styles, attachments, and accessories allow Makers to find a unique Stand Mixer that is perfectly them.

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A STAND MIXER FOR EVERY MAKER.

You might be asking: What is the best KitchenAid® Stand Mixer? The answer is: It depends on you! KitchenAid® Stand Mixers come in a variety of sizes to match your needs: Mini for small spaces, Tilt-head for everyday use, and Bowl-Lift for feeding a crowd.

Let’s start to explore the three broad categories of Stand Mixers.

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MINI

TILT-HEAD STAND MIXERS


Our smallest Stand Mixer is just as powerful as the next size up thanks to an efficient, compact motor.

Perfect for:

  • Small spaces
  • 1-2 people
  • Smaller batches

 

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TILT-HEAD

STAND MIXERS


This iconic Stand Mixer has a medium profile and a classic design loved by Makers around the world.

Perfect for:

  • Families
  • Full-sized kitchens
  • Everyday cooks

 

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BOWL LIFT

STAND MIXERS


This powerful Stand Mixer provides stability and support for tackling large or heavy batches all at once.

Perfect for:

  • Cooking for a crowd
  • Heavy mixtures

 

TILT-HEAD VS BOWL-LIFT

WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE?

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TILT-HEAD DESIGN

The motor head easily tilts back to provide easy access to the bowl and beater. This makes adding ingredients or swapping out accessories a snap. The tilt-head models are smaller in size to fit nicely under most kitchen cabinets.

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BOWL-LIFT DESIGN

A lever smoothly lifts the bowl into position under the beater, providing extra stability when mixing large batches. The solid build also keeps it firmly on your countertop for heavy-duty ingredients and batches.


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KITCHENAID® FEATURES & BENEFITS

WHY EVERYONE NEEDS A KITCHENAID® STAND MIXER.

Made with creators in mind, a stand mixer can be so much more than a baking appliance. KitchenAid® offers a line of products that transform the KitchenAid® Stand Mixer into the Culinary Center of any kitchen, backed by quality that will keep the creativity flowing for years and years to come.

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VERSATILITY

A range of accessories, bowls, and attachments make the KitchenAid® Stand Mixer the Culinary Center of the kitchen. Grind, puree, slice, and more, all while reflecting your unique personality with a variety of bowls.

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LONG LASTING DURABILITY

The KitchenAid® Stand Mixer is an icon for a reason. Our high-quality components, trusted designs, and premium finishes have stood the test of time and the explorations of adventurous Makers everywhere.

 

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COLOUR

Bold, romantic, calm, or traditional—no matter your personality, KitchenAid® has a Stand Mixer that’s perfectly you. Show your true colours, match your kitchen, or add a fresh new take on your style with over 30 colour options.

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SIZE & CAPACITY

FIND THE
PERFECT SIZE.

With a variety of Stand Mixer sizes and capacities,
find the one that works best for you.

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Size

There’s a Stand Mixer to fit every kitchen. 20% smaller and 25% lighter*, the Artisan® Mini is ideal for kitchens lacking space. Tilt-Head models with a medium profile fit perfectly under most cabinets, while the Bowl-Lift and Pro Line® can proudly be displayed in the kitchens of Makers looking to create at the next level.
*Compared to full size KitchenAid® Tilt-Head Stand Mixers.

Capacity

Capacities range from 3.5 quarts perfect for feeding two people, all the way up to a generous 7 quarts to help you prepare a feast. 5 quart and 6 quart capacities are ideal for a family of 4-5, or someone making multiple batches at once. KitchenAid® offers a range of capacities, so you can increase your batch size by simply switching out the bowl, too.

 

KITCHENAID® STAND MIXER

SIZE & CAPACITY COMPARISON

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MINI

TILT-HEAD STAND MIXERS


The Mini Stand Mixer is perfect for one or two people with a small kitchen.

  • 3.5 qt. capacity
  • 5 dozen cookies max capacity
  • 13.3” tall
  • 18 lbs.

 

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TILT-HEAD

STAND MIXERS


Tilt-Head Stand Mixers are the classic choice for family meals and everyday prep.

  • 4.5-5 qt. capacity
  • 8-9 dozen cookies max capacity
  • 14.5” tall
  • 26 lbs.

 

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BOWL LIFT

STAND MIXERS


Extra-capacity Bowl-Lift Stand Mixers help you prepare large servings.

  • 5-6 qt. capacity
  • 9-13 dozen cookies max capacity
  • 16.5” tall
  • 29-32 lbs.

 

Size & Capacity

Further recommendations

Q: What Size Stand Mixer should I get?
A: That depends on the size of your kitchen, what you want to make, and how many people you want to feed!
Q: What Stand Mixer is best for home use?
A: All of the KitchenAid® Stand Mixers are great for use at home. It all depends on what you want to make, how much, how often.
Q: Do I have room for a Stand Mixer? How big are Stand Mixers?
A: For a quick size reference, check out the chart above. Stand Mixers range in size from the compact Artisan® Mini, to the heavy-duty Pro Line® Series.
 
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VERSATILITY

THE CULINARY CENTER
OF EVERY KITCHEN.

Attachments, accessories, bowls, and colours
make the KitchenAid® Stand Mixer one of the
most versatile kitchen tools you’ll ever use.

Colours

Over 30 colours from calming neutrals to bold and energetic hues, plus a range of finishes from modern matte to eye-catching metallic let Makers choose a Stand Mixer that truly reflects their unique personality.

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Bowls

Over 35 custom bowls in materials such as glass, metal, and ceramic, featuring designs, colours, and textured finishes offer yet another way Makers can style their Stand Mixer or gain extra functionality.

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Attachments

Over 10 attachments transform the Stand Mixer into the Culinary Center of your kitchen. Power hub attachments are compatible with every KitchenAid® Stand Mixer, allowing you to make fresh juice, pasta, process meats and vegetables, and so much more.

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Accessories

Pouring shields, covers, and a range of specialized beaters in a variety of materials let Makers achieve specific results for nearly every recipe.

KITCHENAID® STAND MIXER

VERSATILITY COMPARISON

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MINI

TILT-HEAD STAND MIXERS


A range of colours and compatibility with all attachments except bowls.

  • 10 colours
  • Compatible with all Power Hub Attachments

 

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TILT-HEAD

STAND MIXERS


The largest number of colour options available.

  • With over 30 colours
  • Compatible with all Power Hub Attachments

 

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TILT-HEAD

STAND MIXERS


The largest number of colour options available.

  • With over 30 colours
  • Compatible with all Power Hub Attachments

 

VERSATILITY

Further recommendations

Q: How many Stand Mixer attachments are there?
A: There are over 10 attachments, compatible with almost every Stand Mixer.
Q: Can I make ice cream with my Stand Mixer?
A: The Ice Cream Maker attachment is compatible with all KitchenAid® Stand Mixers except for the Mini.
Q: Colour is the most important thing to me. Which Stand Mixer has the most colours?
A: The Tilt-Head Stand Mixers have the most colour options.
Q: What kind of accessories do Stand Mixers have?
A: Specialized beaters in a variety of materials, bowl lids, guards, and pouring shields are just some of the accessories available.
Q: Can I get a replacement bowl for my Stand Mixer?
A: Yes! You can choose from over 35 bowl designs in many different materials to find the perfect bowl.

KITCHENAID® STAND MIXERS

STAND MIXER COMPARISON REVIEW

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MINI

TILT-HEAD STAND MIXERS


The Artisan® Mini is perfect for saving space while cooking for 1-2 people.

  • 3.5 qt. capacity
  • 5 dozen cookies max capacity
  • 13.3” tall
  • 18 lbs.
  • DC motor
  • 10 speeds
  • 10+ colours
  • Compatible with all Power Hub Attachments

 

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TILT-HEAD

STAND MIXERS


This is the classic choice for families and those looking for lots of colour options.

  • 4.5-5 qt. capacity
  • 8-9 dozen cookies max capacity
  • 14.5” tall
  • 26 lbs.
  • AC motor
  • 10 speeds
  • 32+ colours
  • Compatible with all Power Hub Attachments

 

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BOWL LIFT

STAND MIXERS


Extra capacity and stability allow for double batches and heavy mixtures.

  • 5-6 qt. capacity
  • 9-13 dozen cookies max capacity
  • 16.5” tall
  • 29-32 lbs.
  • AC motor
  • 10 speeds
  • 15+ colours
  • Compatible with all Power Hub Attachments

 

ARTISAN® SERIES 5 QUART TILT-HEAD STAND MIXER

SHOW YOUR TRUE COLOURS.

Your kitchen, and everything in it, is a reflection of who you are. Select elements to customize your Stand Mixer and allow it to inspire endless creativity.

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