Keurig K-Select Review: Our Beginners Report (Should You Buy?) 2022

keurig k-select review

The Keurig K-Select is a well-known Keurig coffee machine, but is it a good fit for you? In this quick straight to the gist Keurig K-Select review, we answer the question and give our overall rating to help you decide.

Keurig K-Select
Overall
8.8/10
8.8/10
  • Performance - 9/10
    9/10
  • Ease of Use/Maintenance - 9.5/10
    9.5/10
  • Build & Quality - 8.5/10
    8.5/10
  • Design & Features - 8.3/10
    8.3/10
  • User Satisfaction - 8.9/10
    8.9/10

Final Verdict

The Keurig K-Select as a great single serve coffee maker that does all the basics right. Clean tasty, fast brew. Easy to use and maintain. Decent pricing. While it doesn’t come with a ton of bells and whistles, if you are minimalist and just want good hot coffee, the K-Select is a great option.

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Keurig K-Select
The Keurig K-Select brews hot coffee in less than a minute, from a 52 oz reservoir, with multiple cup sizes to choose from.

Last update on 2022-12-02


The Pros and Cons

Things We Like
Can make 6, 8, 10, or 12 oz. single cup of coffee, tea, cocoa
Brews fast (1-2 minutes)
Uses K cup pods (lots of flavors to choose from!)
Will work with My K cup universal reusable coffee filter (so you can use coffee grounds too!)
Strong brew option
Can dispense hot water fast
Programmable brew option
Good flavor coffee, nice taste; slightly above a typical Keurig
Fairly quiet with its quiet brew technology
52 oz. removable water reservoir to minimize refilling
Water filter option in reservoir
Will last longer than typical Keurig machines
User friendly with easy press buttons
Will fit taller mugs (up to 7.2 in.) after removing drip tray
Auto off safety feature
Maintenance reminders – like add water, or descale
Comes in a variety of colors to compliment your kitchen
Reasonable priced at just over $120
Things We Don’t Like
Not exactly a space saver (9.2 in. wide, 12.5 in. tall, 11.6 in. deep) but is slimmer than the K-Elite
Not exactly portable with average weight: 7.3 lbs.
Made of mostly plastic, cheap looking exterior
Strong brew may not be strong enough for certain intense coffee lovers
May have to fill the water reservoir by pouring water directly into it; can be difficult to maneuver and place on machine when full
No temperature control
No programmable features
No tech features, lacks a digital display
Warranty only good for a year
Doesn’t make specialty drinks

What’s so special about the Keurig K-Select?

Keurig K-Select Coffee Maker, Single Serve K-Cup Pod Coffee Brewer, With Strength Control and Hot Water On Demand, Matte Black

  1. Refillable 52 oz. water reservoir
    • Less refilling means more time saved
  2. Multiple cup sizes
    • Means you don’t need to measure out your water to get the right size of coffee you need
    • You may actually drink more coffee because of the convenience!
  3. Quick brew in less than a minute
    • Faster than older Keurigs
    • Great for when you really need to get out the door fast
    • Means you can also whip up several cups fairly quickly back to back if there’s a group waiting
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How Does it Compare?

Keurig K-Select vs Greecho Pod Coffee Maker

Both the K-Select and Greecho:

  • Are single serve brewers using K cup pods or refillable coffee filters
  • Make multiple size cups of coffee
  • Have an option to brew strong

But the differences:

  • The Greecho is more compact and lightweight than the K-Select at less than 5 in wide and 6.8 lbs.
  • The Greecho has an LCD display unlike the K-Select
  • The Greecho has a slightly smaller water reservoir capacity at 48 oz.
  • The Greecho is relatively cheaper at just under $100

The winner?

  • The Greecho if you don’t mind trying a lesser known brand, and want a more space saving and user friendly coffee brewing experience.
  • The K-Select if you want a time tested and customer reviewed brand.

Keurig K-Select vs. Hamilton Beach FlexBrew

Both the K-Select and FlexBrew:

  • Brew single servings with K-cup pods or ground coffee
  • Can brew a strong brew fast
  • Brew multiple cup sizes, although the FlexBrew only has 3 sizes but can brew up to 14 oz.

The differences:

  • The FlexBrew comes with a reusable coffee filter without an extra cost unlike the K-Select
  • The FlexBrew has a smaller water reservoir at 40 oz.
  • The FlexBrew is bulkier than the K-Select
  • But is a lot cheaper at less than $100

The winner?

  • The Hamilton Beach FlexBrew if you’re on a budget and can spare the space
  • The K-Select if you want more cup sizes and less water refilling

Final Verdict

We like the Keurig K-Select as a great single serve coffee maker that does all the basics right. Clean tasty, fast brew. Easy to use and maintain. Decent pricing. While it doesn’t come with a ton of bells and whistles, if you are minimalist and just want good hot coffee, the K-Select is a great option.

It definitely stands as a strong consideration if you are upgrading from a traditional drip coffee pot or if you have a group who all want coffee or cocoa or tea at different sizes.

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Keurig K-Select
The Keurig K-Select brews hot coffee in less than a minute, from a 52 oz reservoir, with multiple cup sizes to choose from.

Last update on 2022-12-02

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FAQ

What is the difference between Keurig select and classic?

The Keurig K-Select has a few more features over the K-Classic. The K-Select has more cup sizes to choose from, comes with a strong brew option which the K-Classic lacks, larger water reservoir, quieter brew, and a built in water filter.

Even with the price increase, the K-Select has more value than the K-Classic when you put it all together.

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