Updated January 05, 2019 by Brett Dvoretz

The 9 Best 4 Cup Coffee Makers

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We spent 21 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top options for this wiki. Not everyone has room for a massive coffee machine that resembles a small factory more than it does a kitchen appliance. However, being limited on space and budget doesn't mean you have to drink sub-par joe or need to pick up your fix from an expensive shop each day. These four-cup models will let you brew this all-important caffeinated beverage just the way you like it, at work or home. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best 4 cup coffee maker on Amazon.

9. KitchenBro CM-117

8. Maxi-Matic Elite

7. Better Chef IM-104S

6. Mr. Coffee Programmable

5. Coffee Pro Office

4. Conair Cuisinart

3. Barsetto Home Office

2. Mr. Coffee TF4-RB

1. Cuisinart DCC-450BK

Editor's Notes

November 09, 2018:

Finding machines that don't sacrifice on brew quality for a compact size was important to us. Though limited in water-holding capacity, our models are reliable, intuitive in function, and will produce just as tasty a cup of coffee as their larger brethren. We included ones attractive enough for an office and affordable enough for students.


Brett Dvoretz
Last updated on January 05, 2019 by Brett Dvoretz

A wandering writer who spends as much time on the road as in front of a laptop screen, Brett can either be found hacking away furiously at the keyboard or, perhaps, enjoying a whiskey and coke on some exotic beach, sometimes both simultaneously, usually with a four-legged companion by his side. He has been a professional chef, a dog trainer, and a travel correspondent for a well-known Southeast Asian guidebook. He also holds a business degree and has spent more time than he cares to admit in boring office jobs. He has an odd obsession for playing with the latest gadgets and working on motorcycles and old Jeeps. His expertise, honed over years of experience, is in the areas of computers, electronics, travel gear, pet products, and kitchen, office and automotive equipment.


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