3.6 / 10.0

Mr. Coffee HotCup Single Serve/Pod Free BVMC-HC-CIPS

Featuring an auto-shutoff mechanism and a 70-ounce reservoir, this 12-ounce drip coffeemaker features a cone-type filter.

Ratings Breakdown

At our testing facility, we reviewed the Mr. Coffee HotCup Single Serve/Pod Free BVMC-HC-CIPS 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

Describes handle comfort, drippiness while pouring, carafe balance, and how easy it was to empty the last bit of liquid. Models without a score here brew into singles or are self-serve. In the latter case, the coffee is stored in a tank and is dispensed by pressing against a lever.


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

For optimal brewing, the water temperature must be between 195° and 205° F for five to six minutes; this rating is an indication of the ability to reach that temperature as well as 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

Brand Reliability Predictions are based on estimates of the number of coffee makers that will experience problems in the first four years after purchase, not covered by an extended warranty or service contract.


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.


According to our assessments of setup, operation, and cleanup, this item is not very convenient to use.
While the coffee is brewing, the carafe cannot be removed.

In-Depth Review

This 12-ounce Mr. Coffee drip coffee maker performed fair overall, and had the following features: auto-shutoffa measured reservoir capacity of 70 oz.a cone-type filter.

The products we test are always chosen by us, we buy them at retail and we never accept any payment from manufacturers to test or rate their products. If a product meets our criteria, it receives a “Recommended” rating. Mr. Coffee HotCup Single Serve/Pod Free BVMC-HC-CIPS meets our standards which is why we are happy to recommend this product.


Brew Strength

The brew-strength control feature is missing from this machine, in the machines that have this feature you can adjust brewing time to make stronger or weaker 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.


Unlike some coffee machines, Mr. Coffee HotCup Single Serve/Pod Free BVMC-HC-CIPS does not come with a thermal carafe.


This machine does not have any programmable features, this means it does not have an internal clock that can be set to brew at specific times.

Brew Time

According to the manufacturer, the brewing process takes between 3. Using 40 ounces of water in those coffeemakers that make 8- 14 cups of coffee, we measure the time needed to brew a pot of coffee in its regular cycle. In those models that make one or two mugs of coffee, we measure the time needed using 10 ounces of water.


The measurements of Mr. Coffee HotCup Single Serve/Pod Free BVMC-HC-CIPS are as follows:

Height x Breadth x Depth – 15 x 7 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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