KitchenAid Classic Series 4.5 Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer, Onyx Black (K45SSOB) [Review]


From countertop appliances to kitchen suites, KitchenAid focuses on helping its customers in all of their cooking tasks by making quality appliances that have top-of-the-line designs. Their kitchen appliances offer the utmost convenience and help users craft perfect meals. One of their best appliances is KitchenAid K45SSOB 4.5-Quart Classic Series Stand Mixer.

At a reasonable price tag, this mixer stands out from the rest; from high-power functioning to increased versatility, this mixer does a great job in the kitchen.


While it doesn’t come with many additional accessories, this appliance comes with 15 additional attachments thereby making it a multi-purpose machine that will help you at every stage of your cooking process.

It features a 4.5-quart stainless steel bowl that is large enough to accommodate a significant amount of ingredients at a go which helps to save a lot of mixing time. With this bowl capacity, you can make 6 dozen cookies or 6 pounds of mashed potatoes in a single batch.

Featuring 10 different speeds is another added advantage since it gives you greater control of the pace of the mixing process. This, combined with its 250-watt motor, makes this machine powerful enough to whip and mix any ingredient thoroughly. 

This 4-quart classic series stand mixer by KitchenAid has 59-point planetary mixing action for thorough and proper mixing. This means there are 59 touch points in every rotation around the bowl.
It is constructed from high-quality stainless steel and solidly built to last for many years. KitchenAid offers a 1-year warranty on this bowl.


  • It has an all-metal construction making it sturdy and durable

  • It runs quietly thanks to its solid construction and well-built motor
    • With a powerful motor of up to 250 watts, this appliance can handle almost any type of whipping, mixing, and kneading tasks

  • It has a locking tilt-head design that makes switching attachments and cleaning this appliance easy

  • This 4-quart stand mixer comes with 10 different speed setting to enable it to perform different tasks depending on the speeds needed

  • Comes with a 1-year warranty

  • It includes a burnished metal flat beater, 6-wire whip, a coated spiral dough hook, and flex edge beater as part of its accessories. The dough hook and flat beater are dishwasher-safe

  • It has 59-point planetary mixing action to ensure comprehensive and proper mixing of ingredients


  • This appliance is a bit heavy but this adds to its stability

  • It doesn’t suit users who need to mix large volumes of ingredients

  • It is not suited for commercial usage or mixing a thick dough

From power to speed to multiple accessories, KitchenAid K45SSOB 4.5-Quart Classic Series Stand Mixer is an all-rounder machine with everything you would want in a mixer. Be it beating eggs for cake, kneading pizza dough, or mixing a cookie mixture, this stand mixer will cater to your needs.

It features an upscale stainless steel bowl and a convenient tilt-head design to make accessing your mixture easier. This stand mixer comes with a dough hook, wire whip long with a coated flat beater. It doesn’t get heated up, doesn’t make noise, and is compact meaning it doesn’t take up a lot of space in your cabinet. This makes it a must-have appliance in your kitchen.

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