High value coffee makers are machines that cost less than users feel they are worth, or have a low cost-to-cup ratio. The majority of the products rated highly for value are 12 cup coffee machines that cost under $200. Though price isn't necessarily an indicator of high value, the two are often correlated. The best value coffee makers receive good scores for appearance and speed. Their customer satisfaction scores, however, are around average.
BELLA and Hamilton Beach, two popular affordable brands, have products rated in the Top 5 best value machines.