There is no difference in the machine, apart from a different set of colours and finishes to choose from. The difference lies in the extra flexi beater and dual toned mixing bowl. If you’r…
Then, do KitchenAid attachments fit all models?
All KitchenAid hub attachments fit every stand mixer model. Be sure to use only authentic KitchenAid® Stand Mixer attachments with your mixer to protect your machine and your warranty.
Besides, how long will a KitchenAid mixer last?
KitchenAid stand mixers’ average life expectancy is 15 years, but it can last up to 30 years or longer with proper care.
Is 6-quart KitchenAid too big?
Unless you are a professional baker and are “whipping up” copious amounts of batters and doughs, the 6-quart KitchenAid Stand Mixer is probably too large for you.
KitchenAid Artisan Series 5-Quart Stand Mixer, Silver Metallic [Discontinued]
The model numbers on all KitchenAid products follow a standard pattern, beginning with a “K.” This letter is followed by a series of letters and numbers that indicate the name, model and date the product was made. Finally, the last two letters typically indicate the color.
The Custom Metallic series is the upper crust of the Artisan models with stunning, high end metal finishes. This Artisan Mixer comes with the same accessories as the standard KitchenAid Artisan Mixer with a stainless steel bowl with handle, coated beater, coated dough hook and wire whip.
The original KitchenAid KSM150 is recognised as a classic. The KSM156 includes a glass bowl. The KSM160 comes with more accessories and has a variable ten speed drive.
To recap the main differences: Classic mixers come in one size, and Artisan mixers come in two (5-quart and the 3.5-quart Artisan Mini). Classic and Artisan Mini mixers have a built-in soft start feature; 5-quart Artisan mixers do not. Artisan mixer bowls have a convenient handle, while Classic mixers do not.
The most popular one sold by Everything Kitchens is the standard KitchenAid Professional 600, also known as the “Pro 6” Mixer. This mixer comes with a 6 qt stainless steel bowl, pouring shield, flat beater, wire whip, and S Dough Hook.
The Deluxe mixer has a 4.5-quart bowl, the Artisan model has a 5-quart bowl, and the Artisan Mini comes with a 3.5-quart bowl. The Deluxe model comes with silver-coated attachments, whereas the Artisan’s attachments are white. The Artisan mixer comes with a pouring shield, while the Deluxe model does not.
The first stand mixer shortage was in December 2020, when social distancing measures were at their peak, and most of us had yet to get our vaccine shots. At the time, most companies were still recovering from the shortage of parts and materials from their suppliers.