Coffee brewers with 8-cup carafes are at the top end of small coffee brewers. With a cup of coffee typically consisting of 6 fluid ounces, machines of this size will produce about 4 average-sized mugs of brewed coffee. The price range for 8-cup machines is wide, with budget brands offering $45 models and luxury brand models costing upwards of $200. The average price for an 8-cup machine is around $150.
The best 8-cup models rate very highly for quality and speed. They also receive good cumulative scores.
One of the favorite brands in this category is Mr. Coffee.