Updated 16 Jan 2018

Jura

Z6

Snapshot: The Jura Z6 is an automatic espresso machine with a heat-up time of 40 seconds and automatic turn-off function. Can it make a good coffee?

Z6
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$4950

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Test results

Overall score
65
Taste
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Milk frothing
?/10
Temperature consistency
?/10

Good points

  • Easy to use.
  • OK milk frothing.
  • Automatic power turn-off.
  • Excellent controls.
  • Programmable coffee quantity.
  • Has a digital display.
  • Can use pre-ground coffee.
  • Fits large cups.
  • Standby mode.

But

  • Extremely poor temperature consistency.
  • OK taste.
  • No cup-warming plate.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Taste (60%): We assessed crema colour and thickness as well as the coffee's aroma, flavour, mouth-feel and aftertaste.
Ease of use (20%): Based on convenience of water container and filter, controls, exterior cleaning and operating the unit.
Milk frothing (15%): Evaluated froth quality and ease of using the frothing mechanism.
Temperature consistency (5%): Assessed consistency of temperature across 4 cups of coffee.

Price is from a January 2018 survey.

Key data

Model

Type
Automatic
Avg price
$4950

Specifications

Heater
Not stated
Heat-up time (min:sec)
0:40
H x W x D (cm)
38 x 32 x 45
Weight (kg)
12.1

Features

Automatic turn-off
Cup warmer
×
Coffee-strength settings
10
Programmable coffee quantity
Milk frothing
Automatic
Digital display

More Info

Notes
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