Best espresso machine under $1000 – October 2016

Let’s face it. Coffee has been for many years now an essential part of our daily habits. Most statistics about the economy in various countries show that the products that keep the economy alive in almost every country are cigarettes, cars and coffee – not necessarily in that order. Now, let’s face it. At the top of coffee categories, lies the espresso, a kind of coffee first made by Angelo Moriondo that soon gained popularity all around the world.

Today everyone wants to enjoy a cup of good espresso made by an advanced espresso machine. However there is a vast variety of options when it comes to purchasing  an espresso machine and not all of those options are affordable by everyone. So, here we are with a list of the best espresso machines that cost less than $1000.

Breville BES870XL Barista Express Espresso Machine


Ratings hardly lie and if we are to take them very seriously, then Breville BES870XL automatically qualifies to be the undisputed king of coffee making. It’s one of the least expensive espresso machine yet one with the highest overall ratings. Of course it comes with a list of practiable and high-end features you would want to see in an espresso machine.

At 23lbs and measuring 3.2” x 12.5” x 15.8”, this machine can fit comfortably into any kitchen counter without eating up your space. For its little price expect it to autamatically adjust the water temperature after steam all in an effort to ensure you get the maximum espresso extration temperature. Not forgetting to mention the stainless steel conical burr grinder, 15 bar Italian pump amongst its many other luxurious features.


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Jura Ena Micro 1


This espresso maker is the perfect combination of a capsule machine and a pro espresso machine that runs on the grounds. All you need to do to drink coffee is put the coffee beans in the back and then just wait for 25 seconds! Its clever slim design helps it fit to all kinds of kitchens no matter their size!


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DeLonghi ESAM3300 Magnifica Super-Automatic Espresso/Coffee Machine


The first and the foremost thing you will notice when you get your hands on one of these is that Delonghi is weighty and it is probably weightier than several other espresso machines making it really suitable for the kitchen. The features list include a “cappuccino system” that mixes steam and milk for a creamy texture, “direct-to-brew” system which grinds beans before brewing, double boiler system, and the most useful and exciting low-volume burr grinder. All these features mushroomed under a single platform that comes only at around 700$ is really a bargain.


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Krups XP5220


A machine that can make espresso, lattes and cappuccinos just like the ones you see on commercials! Coming with a few improvements compared to It’s ancestor the Krups XP5280, the new model can heat up 20 percent faster and has can resist limescale buildup more effectively. It might be a little bulky but who said the size doesn’t matter! Krups XP5620 comes also with strong safety features some of them being the on and off indicator to let you know when your espresso is on and hot and the automatic turn down after 9 minutes of idling.


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Rancilio Rancilio HSD-SILVIA Silvia Espresso Machine


The magnificent Espresso Machine is one of the most usable  machines on our list, and with a very competitive pricing, it offers a grat value for money deal. In fact, it is one of the best super automatic espresso machines. It has all the options for you to have that perfect cup of coffee. The features it comes equipped with make it a very useful powerhouse for commercial use as well. With 9.2 x 11.4 x 13.3 inches as dimensions, this machine is compact yet in noticeable in size and can easily.


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Final thoughts

In general, when buying an espresso machine, you have to look for the features that it comes with (doesn’t have many features, but it should have at least the ones you need), the safety – since all espresso machines can cause scalding and numerous other issues inside the house – and of course the customer support provided by the company that made the machine.

After all that I’m pretty sure you are ready to hit the markets and get yourselves some rocking new espresso machines. Use our guide wisely and choose the best one that fits your needs and likes. Happy shopping!

1 Comment
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    Wesly Mar 15, 2017 at 10:02 pm

    Karmin espresso machine is my preference :D

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