6.4 / 10.0

Krups Grind & Brew Auto Start KM785D50 Coffee maker

There are several features on this 10-cup Krups drip coffee maker including: an auto-shutoff, a permanent filter, an indicator to tell you when to clean it, and a cupcake-type filter.

Ratings Breakdown

At our testing facility, we reviewed the Krups Grind & Brew Auto Start KM785D50 Coffee maker as part of our Coffee machines review program. The criteria below were used to evaluate Drip coffee makers like this one in our lab tests.


Carafe Handling Score

Models without a score in this category are those that brew into single cups or are self-serve models. In the second case, the coffee is in a tank, and the cup is filled by pressing against the dispenser lever. Each is evaluated on a range of things, including comfort, tendency to drip while pouring, balance, and ease of emptying the last liquid.


Convinience Score

Based on the ease with which an appliance can be used, refilled with water, and cleaned after use, we give it this rating.


Brewing Performance Score

The ideal brewing temperature for coffee is between 195°F and 205°F for about five minutes; this rating indicates the capability of reaching that temperature along with the concentration of the coffee.


Owner Satisfaction Score

This rating is an indication of the percentage of members who are extremely likely to recommend their automatic drip coffee maker to friends and family.


Product Reliability Score

Based on estimated problem rates for new coffee makers not covered by an extended warranty or service contract, this rating can help you estimate how reliable your new coffee maker will be in its first four years.


Based on our observations of setup, operation, and cleanup, it is exceptionally easy to use.

We had no trouble using, holding, pouring from, and emptying the carafe.

Our challenging test of coffee makers included brewing a full pot with a filter almost filled to the top, as some consumers might.
Based on the results of this test, the model did not overflow.


It fell short of recommended guidelines for brewing temperature and duration.
When the grind function is off, you cannot select brew strength.

In-Depth Review

Despite its modest size, this Krups 10-cup drip coffee maker produced very good coffee and features: auto-shutoff, a permanent filter, a cleaning indicator, and a cupcake-type filter.

Reviewing products for us is a process in which we choose which products to test, buy them at retail, and never accept any payments from manufacturers in exchange for testing or rating their products. When a product meets our standards, it is rated “Recommended”. We are happy to recommend the Krups Grind & Brew Auto Start KM785D50 Coffee maker product because it meets our standards.


Brew Strength

This coffee machine features a Brew Strength Control, which allows you to adjust the brewing time to make weaker or stronger coffee.

Small Batch

It is not possible to make a partial pot with this machine due to the lack of small batch setting that enables you to make a partial pot without compromising the coffee’s quality.


The Krups Grind & Brew Auto Start KM785D50 Coffee maker does not come with a thermal carafe.


The Krups Grind & Brew Auto Start KM785D50 Coffee maker is a programmable model which means it comes with a timer that can be set to brew at a specific time.

Brew Time

According to the manufacturer, the brewing process takes between 9. Time indicated is rounded to nearest minute, for brewing a pot of coffee in its regular cycling mode, using 40 ounces of water for models that brew 8-14 cups of coffee, and 10 ounces of water for models that make one or two mugs.


The measurements of Krups Grind & Brew Auto Start KM785D50 Coffee maker are as follows:

Height x Breadth x Depth – 16 x 10 x 13 inches.

These measurements are rounded to the next whole inch. Height, width, and depth of the coffee maker are in inches.These measurements are rounded up to the next whole inch. The height, width, and depth of the coffee maker are in inches.All dimensions are in inches; height, width, and depth are rounded to the nearest half-inch.

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