KitchenAid Artisan 4 Slice Toaster - Red

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Preparing deliciously golden toast and crumpets is easier than ever with the KitchenAid Artisan Toaster. The motorised lift button gently lowers and raises your bread, and the blue LCD display keeps track of your personal settings, so you can enjoy your toast just the way you like it, every morning.

  • One touch motorized lift control
  • Extra wide & extra deep toasting slots
  • Self centering bread racks
  • LCD display with digital progress bar
  • All metal construction
  • Durable temperature knob
  • Keep Warm, Crumpet, Defrost, Reheat & Cancel function buttons
All Product Details
Brand KitchenAid
Product Type 4 Slice Toaster
Model Number 5AKMT423ER
Colour Empire Red
Height 210mm
Width 330mm
Depth 292mm
Product Weight 3.6kg
Manufacturers 24 Months
KitchenAid Artisan 4 Slice Toaster - Red is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 507.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from It toast bread - how hard can that be? I bought this toaster because it was well reviewed and appeared to have good reliability. 3 weeks in, so far so good. What can you say about a toaster - it does its job but hey, it’s just a toaster, not rocket science. It’s very large, seems robust and it works. The big negative for me is the HIGHLY irritating beep when you turn it on and when it’s finished toasting. I mean, I can maybe understand the beep when it has finished (although it could be more subtle) but why does it beep when start toasting? I’m right there - I KNOW it’s started so why give me an audible signal that can be heard in the next postcode?
Date published: 2019-08-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Only one drawback We've had this toaster for almost 2 months now and it makes great toast (raisin bread included). However, having paid a premium price for the "crumpet" setting which was for us a major criteria in choosing this brand and model; the results are much less than satisfactory. Very disappointed that the full "7" needs to be selected after which the crumpets still need to be rotated (top to bottom) and a further "4" selected before a consistent cook and colouring is achieved. Slow and annoying to say the least as our previous run of the mill pop-up did this particular task better. In fairness it looks impressive on the bench.
Date published: 2020-08-10
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Decent toaster with a very annoying alert noise The toaster works largely as you'd expect. Takes a long time to get a decent brown on heavy sourdough or gluten-free bread, but I guess that's par for the course. The big downside (and this is despite previous purchasers) flagging this with the manufacturer since at least 2016 is the very loud, piercing beep noise that it makes at the start and end of the toast cycle. I'm guessing the alert is needed because the toast doesn't spring up (so no "sproing" sound at the end), but it's unexpectedly loud. It is in desperate need of a volume control. Also needs a lift function to make it easier to get smaller pieces of bread out when the cycle is complete.
Date published: 2021-05-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Bells & Whistles I bought this two weeks ago as my two year old Sunbeam started to burn toast & set off my smoke alarm. I like the features like defrost warming & the ability to toast thick bread & crumpets. The toast color is perfect but I do find the toast to be very dry with the all the internal moisture released in the process. Some times I will cut the bread in half or remove a portion. When the cycle is finished the height that the toast ejects is not adjustable so I can't manualy raise the toast or pop it up to grab it. I have to wait for the toaster to cool down before I can reach the toast without burning my fingers. I would also like to be able to turn the BEEB alert off with a switch.
Date published: 2019-03-27
Rated 1 out of 5 by from So disappointed! I bought this toaster a month ago after a lot of research. Initially it was fabulous but within 10 days it started playing up. One side of the pair would not release the toast and raise it after the cooking cycle had completed. We managed by turning it off and then on again at the power point but then this process no longer solved the problem. Now both sides of the toasting pair are playing up. Thank you Kitchen Aid for offering to replace it. I am waiting for a replacement to arrive at the retail store. I hope that this was an unusual problem and we have better luck with the next toaster.
Date published: 2020-06-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the clean lines! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I bought this toaster because my family has grown and the 2-slice one we had was not adequate anymore. I loved the idea of no levers to raise and lower the bread and the press of a button is so nice! The light up display is great - it shuts off on its own after a while. The knobs easily allows you to adjust the length of time the bread will be toasted. Overall, my family loves the toaster and my out of town family was impressed by it as well. I may have even gotten some of them to upgrade! I am very satisfied with this purchase and am happy to have added another KitchenAid product to my kitchen.
Date published: 2015-01-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent We got this 5 days ago, and so far it has been excellent, the bread is crispy on the outside and soft inside, ie I put it on level 5 or 6, it goes up to 7 so it all depends on whatever shade you choose. Other then that, it's a very sleek, elegant and modern looking toaster. There are other toasters on the market that may look "prettier" but they don't have the same features as this one. I rather more features and functionality over just looks... this is one sexy toaster! In saying that, I will give another review in a years time to really see how the product is performing, hopefully it'll be the same as when we first bought it.
Date published: 2018-09-13
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Works well - when it works Have been a big fan of commercial grade products for a retail market, hence why I always weigh up KithenAid. HOWEVER, apart form their stand mixers and hand blenders & mixers, it seems they are dabbing into other appliances and unfortunately is going to tarnish reputation. Have had this toaster for about 2.5 years and have to admit I only used it rarely. Now, the left hand side failed to work. Lowers bread and raises straight back up. Repeats this about three time then holds the bread down. Have to turn off the unit and back on to release the bread. Very inconvenient if you already have the other side going. Now, it just trips the circuit. Seems to be many others with same issue. Always these issues appear just out of warranty. Premium price for something I would expect for an average price quality. Same goes with their Artisan 1.7L Kettle but that is a whole other story Have invested a lot of money in KitchenAid and starting to realize it is starting to become a gamble...
Date published: 2019-11-01
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