At the present time, there are many brands of espresso machine are available in the market as the flavors of the coffee. And like coffee, they range from relatively simple to fairly complex and utterly exotic. Finding an espresso machine with perfect functionality and best budget is seriously not an easy job. These days the espresso machines can cost as little as $ 100 to as much as $ 2000 and above. So finding the best value for your dollar is essential.

When it comes to value for money, there are two best budget espresso machines which produce the perfect shot of espresso. These two espresso machines are none other than Gaggia Classic and Jura ENA Micro 1. These two espresso machines have gained its reputation due to its best functionality and of course perfect budget. Generally, it is said that more expensive machine the better functionality and performance you will receive. But, these two espresso machines have just changed this concept as they are extracting the quality espresso and come in the budget of almost everyone.

Gaggia Classic – Semi Auto:

Gaggia ClassicThis is the mid – market espresso machine which comes under $ 500 and offer features that go beyond basic espresso extractions. This class of espresso makers introduces the feature of heat exchange boilers. These boilers allow you to steam milk and extract espresso at the same time. Its more reliant temperate and pressure controls always result in a better overall coffee. Gaggia Classic is often voted as the best budget work horse espresso machine. It produces some of the finest espressos that you can get in this price range. It is designed with metal and stainless steel so as to avoid the corrosion issue. Its design makes it long lasting machine. This espresso machine comes across more as slightly industrial than purely stylish. Those used to other coffee or espresso machines may initially be a bit upset by this, but longer we lived with Classic, the more we appreciated its approach.

Cleaning and maintenance of Gaggia Classic is quite easy. Just remove the heat exchange boilers after pulling out the drip trays and just clean and refresh the same. Having to move a coffee machine just to take the water reservoir is the bugbear which the Classic avoids. Another good thing you should know that its parts are easily available in the market for a replacement. This espresso machine is a semi-automatic machine which means that it needs a bit attention from you guys. So, just use this perfect espresso machine and take the pleasure of the perfect homemade coffee in just a few minutes.

Jura ENA Micro 1 – Super Auto:

Jura ENA Micro 1Another espresso machine in your budget and extracts the perfect beverage in the cup I the super auto Jura ENA Micro 1. This espresso maker is capable of offering a gourmet cup of espresso with an ultra-compact footprint. This espresso maker is the Jura’s smallest super auto machine on the market measuring 17.5 inches deep, 9 inches wide and 12.7 inches high. This ultra-compact espresso machine is designed not only to extract the perfect espresso but also to be as small as possible. It has multi-level grinder and micro brewing unit for extracting the ultimate coffee in the cup.

The Jura’s espresso machine is simple in operation. It has the touch panels with three user-defined cup sizes and two aroma levels to choose from. The patented zero-energy switch and programmed switch off time ensure high efficiency.

Contrary to the diverse single cup brewers in the market, this espresso maker offers a real bean to cup experience, grinding fresh beans and eliminate the necessity of plastic-tasting capsules usage. Another best feature of this Jura ENA Micro 1 is that it consumes less energy as it switches to an energy saving mode automatically after 5 minutes. It means that it is in the budget not only at the time of purchasing but also at the time of usage. Apart from all features, this espresso machine is eco-friendly which means that it is best suited to us as well as to our environment.

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