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Gaggia Carezza Deluxe RI8525

alaTest has collected and analyzed 481 reviews of Gaggia Carezza Deluxe RI8525. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the performance and maintenance. The price and noise also get good opinions, but there are some mixed comments about the durability.

usability, noise, price, maintenance, performance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Gaggia Carezza Deluxe RI8525 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 98 user reviews of Gaggia Carezza Deluxe RI8525 from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Views about the maintenance and performance are on the whole positive. The price and noise are also appreciated. Views are divided on the durability.

usability, noise, price, performance, maintenance

87% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Gaggia Carezza Deluxe Espresso coffee Machine - RI8525/08Gaggia Carezza Deluxe Espresso coffee Machine - RI8525/08

Jan, 2019

Expert review by : Andrew Williams (

Gaggia Carezza Deluxe


A stylish espresso maker that produces great coffee, but has a few quirks

Smart design ; Great, reliable coffee quality

Look and function of controls not always in harmony ; Operational quirks

A stylish espresso maker that produces great coffee, but with operation that takes a little getting used to.

Dec, 2014

Expert review by : David Ludlow (

Gaggia Carezza Deluxe review


Great coffee and stunning looks, but you can get slightly better espresso for less

The Gaggia Carreza makes great coffee at the right temperature and looks fantastic, too. It's one of the best machines that we've tested, but the De'Longhi Scultura produced slightly better coffee in our tests and is cheaper.

Dec, 2013

Consumer review (

Great machine - wrong photo


I purchased this online from HOF's site. I paid for it and arranged to collect from their Oxford Street store the next day. I duly turned up, collected the item, went home and opened the box to discover, this is not the same machine advertised. The one...

May, 2017

Consumer review (

Excellent all round


Bought this to replace a knackered drop filter. Makes an excellent espresso and it's so easy to clean! The steam wand works great too.\n\nFew things worth mentioning:\n\n1. The instructions are terrible but the machine is dead easy to use.\n\n2. It...

Nov, 2014

Product Specifications


Certification:CE, WEEE


Case design:Freestanding
Colour of product:Black, Stainless Steel
Control type:Buttons, Rotary
Housing material:Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), Stainless steel
Product Type:Espresso machine
Reservoir for brewed coffee:Cup
Steam pipe: Yes


Cup holder:Y / Yes
Detachable filter holder:Y
Ergonomic grip:Y
Illuminated on/off switch:Y
Indication light:Y
Non-slip feet:Y
Removable Drip Tray:Y / Yes
Removable water tank:Y / Yes
Water level indicator: Yes

Logistics data

Quantity per pallet:65

Other features

Boiler material:Stainless steel
Brita Filter compatible:Optional
Filter holder:Pressurized "Crema"
Heating element material:Stainless steel
Pannarello: Yes
Pump Pressure:15
Simultaneous brewing: Yes
Suitable for Kit Pods E.S.E.: Yes

Packaging Content



Built-in grinder: No
Built-in pressure gauge: Yes
Coffee input type:Coffee pod, Ground coffee
Coffee maker type:Manual
Coffee making: Yes
Espresso making: Yes
Heating system:Boiler
Maximum operating pressure:15
Standby function:Y
Types of drink:Coffee, Espresso
Water tank capacity:1.4


AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:230 / 230 - 240
Connected load:1900
Energy saving mode:Y
Power:1900 / 950

Technical Details

Auto power off after:9
Dishwasher proof accessories:Y
Easy to clean:Y
Easy to use:Y
Heating element material:Stainless steel
Pannarello material:Plastic
Pump Pressure:15
Thermal insulation:Y

Weight & Dimensions

Height :28
Package depth:295
Package height:350
Package width:230