Updated 22 Mar 2019

KitchenAid

Pro Line Lift Stand Mixer KSM7581

Snapshot: The KitchenAid Pro Line Lift Stand Mixer KSM7581 has a 6.9L stainless-steel bowl. How well does it beat, mix and knead?

Pro Line Lift Stand Mixer KSM7581
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$1499

Price comparison

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Test results

Overall score
82
Performance
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Beating egg whites
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Mixing cake batter
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Kneading dough
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Ease of use
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Good points

  • Excellent results in our beating (egg whites) test.
  • Very good results in our mixing (cake batter) test.
  • Excellent results in our kneading (dough) test.
  • Controls are easy to use.
  • Bowl height is adjustable.
  • Has a splashguard.

But

  • No scraper-beater attachment.
  • Not dishwasher safe.
  • No eject button for removing beater.
  • The mixer head “jolts” during kneading (which can make the mixer move).
  • Mixing bowl is large and may not fit easily in the sink.
  • Fiddly to align lock positions.
  • Pouring shield annoying (needs to be removed when lifting motor head).

How we test

Overall score includes:

  • Beating egg whites (20%)
  • Mixing cake batter (20%)
  • Kneading dough (20%)
  • Ease of use (40%)

Price is from a January 2019 survey.

Dimensions are measured with the mixer standing on its base.

Weight excludes beaters.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$1499
Type
Benchtop

Specifications

Dimensions HxWxD (cm)
42 x 36 x 25
Noise (dBA)
75
Weight (kg)
12.5
Wattage (W)
500
Number of speeds
10
Bowl capacity (L)
6.9
Bowl type
Stainless steel
Mixer construction
Die cast metal

Features

Whisk
Yes
Dough hooks
Yes
Beater
Yes
Splashguard
Yes
Pulse option
No
Bowl lock
Yes
Dishwasher-safe bowl
No
Boost/turbo option
No

More Info

Notes
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Availability
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