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Let’s talk about the Keurig K-Supreme Plus vs. K-Elite. These are two possible choices that can fill your brewing needs. They are somewhat similar but different at the same time so let’s look at them closer.
Hopefully, we will provide you with enough information to make a sound decision.
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Quick Comparison: Keurig K-Supreme Plus vs K-Elite
This one was really close. The Keurig K-Elite is cheaper, and it brings a lot of gifts to the party, but the Keurig K-Supreme Plus packs a too powerful a punch to be ignored.
The Keurig K-Supreme Plus is a lightweight coffee maker that is lightweight enough to be portable.
It has a lot of features not in the Keurig K-Elite, such as Multistream technology, digital display, and programmable favorites.
We know that the little extra dollars are well-spoken for with these features, so we are calling the Keurig K-Supreme Plus champion.
What is the difference between the Keurig K-Supreme Plus and K-Elite?
There are a few key differences between these two keurigs. The pertinent points are highlighted below:
The Keurig K-Supreme Plus is only available in a stainless steel finish while the Keurig K-Elite is available in brushed slate, brushed gold and brushed silver.
These two aren’t exactly budget model costing over $150 each. The Keurig K-Supreme Plus is more expensive at around 11% higher.
These two coffee makers boast large enough water reservoirs for the average home, but the Keurig K-Supreme Plus’ reservoir is 3oz bigger than that of the Keurig K-Elite.
Quiet Brew Technology
The Keurig K-Elite is outfitted with Keurig’s quiet brew technology, so it is quieter while brewing your favorite beverages.
Tired of your coffee grounds not being thoroughly soaked? This new technology extracts more flavor and aroma for every brew.
If you have multiple ways to do your brews or if there are multiple persons in your home, the Keurig K-Supreme Plus allows you to save up to three favorite settings for an even faster brew.
Who doesn’t love digital. The digital display of the Keurig K-Supreme Plus gives it a modern but tasteful look.
The Keurig K-Elite can be programmed to turn on at any time you would like, and you can also program it to turn off at any time after your last brew.
What are the similarities?
While Keurig K-supreme is the more advanced model. There are a few similarities with the Keurig K-Elite model. These are highlighted below.
Both the Keurig K-Supreme Plus and the Keurig K-Elite brew beverages from 4oz to 12 oz.
These two coffee makers have removable drip trays that can accommodate travel mugs up to 7″ when removed. With this feature, you can brew directly into your mug for on the go consumption.
We all feel the need to switch things up from time to time, so the option to brew hot over ice should be welcoming. Both the Keurig K-Supreme Plus and the Keurig K-Elite have this option.
Size and Weight
The Keurig K-Supreme Plus and the Keurig K-Elite are both similar in size and weight. Weighing at around 8lbs, they are both less than 14″ long, around 10″ wide, and roughly 13″ high.
If you want your brew to be done quickly, not to worry, the Keurig K-Supreme Plus and the Keurig K-Elite can brew in just a few minutes.
Compatible with the My K-Cup Universal Reusable Coffee Filter
If you need to use your own grounds, these two coffee makers are compatible with the My K-Cup Universal Coffee filter. The filter will accommodate grounds or ingredients not in K-Cups.
It won’t be a complex process when operating these machines. You can get your delicious brews by just pressing a few straightforward buttons.
High Altitude Setting
The two devices have a setting that you can choose to maintain your brews’ quality at high altitudes.
The Keurig K-Supreme Plus is a state of the art single-serve coffee maker that is decked out with more features than we can count.
The Keurig K-Supreme Plus can produce brews from 4oz to 12 oz, and you can choose from three temperature settings for your brews. If you would like to get an iced beverage, the Keurig K-Supreme Plus has you covered with its iced setting.
You can even brew in three different strengths. Regardless of the strength you choose, its innovative multistream technology will fill your cup or travel mug (it accommodates travel mugs up to 7″ in height) with more flavor and aroma.
Whether you are brewing from K-cups or your own grounds (compatible with the My K-Cup Universal Reusable Coffee Filter), you can brew up to 9 cups before having to refill the large 78oz reservoir.
The machine also does back to back brewing, so no need to reheat your water after each brew. This beauty is topped off with a digital display screen.
- Alerts you when maintenance is needed
- Has multistream technology, unlike the K-Elite
- Unlike the K-Elite, you can program your favorite three settings
- Costs more than the Keurig K-Elite
- Unlike the Keurig K-Elite, not a lot of color choices
- You can use the auto-on and auto-off feature of the K-Elite but not the Keurig K-Supreme Plus.
Can you make tea in a Keurig K-Supreme Plus?
Yes, it is compatible with all K-cups, including ones with tea.
What is MultiStream technology?
The coffee maker uses five streams of water to saturate the coffee grounds to extract the most flavor and aroma possible.
How often do I need to clean the Keurig K-Supreme Plus?
The machine will remind you to clean it after every 250 brews.
The Keurig K-Elite is an 8lb, portable, single-serve coffee maker. It is a coffee maker that is capable of brewing multiple sizes from 4oz to 12oz. You can also choose to get a more robust cup of joe with the Keurig K-Elite by selecting the strong brew option.
If you are in the mood for something different, the Keurig K-Elite has an iced option that allows you to brew hot over ice for a cold beverage.
Your Keurig K-Elite will make brews from K-cups in under a minute, and it has a 75oz water reservoir that allows you to make up to 8 cups before needing to refill.
The removable drip tray on the Keurig K-Elite makes it travel mug friendly, and it’s Quiet-Brew Technology makes it home friendly.
- Cheaper than the Keurig K-Supreme Plus
- Has more color options than the Keurig K-Supreme Plus
- Unlike the Keurig K-Supreme Plus, it does not have multistream Plus technology
- The Keurig K-Elite does not have favorites option like the Keurig K-Supreme Plus
Let’s now look at some FAQ for the Keurig Supreme Plus
Can you make other beverages other than coffee in a Keurig K-Elite?
Yes, you can make hot cocoa, tea, and other beverages.
Can you use your own coffee grounds with a Keurig K-Elite?
Yes, you can use the My K-Cup Universal Reusable Coffee Filter to put your own grounds in the K-Elite.
The Matchup between these two coffee makers could not be closer, however, the Keurig K-Supreme Plus took the title.
The Keurig K-Supreme is the better of the two because it has the option to save your favorite settings, and it has multistream technology.
There are also other useful aspects of the K-Supreme, such as the digital display and the larger 78oz removable water reservoir.