Summary: We finally put this away due to disappointing results. It is heavy and takes up too much counter space. Toast produced is no better than toast from less expensive brands. Kitchen Aid should stick to making great mixers.
Summary: Fingerprints clean off easily. This looks great on kitchen counters. This performs great like any other toaster would, but I purchased it because I am partial to KitchenAid products. I am very happy with this.
Summary: This has been a darned good toaster. I don't understand everybody's complaints. (except maybe for the short slots) But the handle on the "Easy Lift Lever" is poorly designed and will split in half. Both handles broke off my daughter's 4 slice version and shortly thereafter the handle broke on my 2 slice. Rather than replace them with the same junk handle, I made some replacements that appear to work. The actual workings of the toaster have been great.
Doesn't toast evenly - but you can fix this if you're "handy".
Detritus Effluvium "User ID Incorrect", Amazon
29 February 2012
Summary: This is a nice looking toaster that doesn't toast very well. The cheap Proctor-Silex toaster it replaced would at least toast both sides evenly. It does do a good job with bagels but the toasting is still uneven. The nice stainless steel finish belies the fact that the innards are cheap Chinese materials. I'm surprised it has lasted more than 2 years. If you don't mind flipping the toast around to get it done evenly, go for it.
Kitchenaid KMTT200 toaster worked for less than 2 years
Sheila Jackson, Amazon
28 February 2012
Summary: I purchased this Kitchenaid KMTT200 stainless steel toaster as a replacement for another brand toaster that lasted less than 3 months. Now, less than 2 years later, this one no longer works - the lever will not stay down. I called Kitchenaid and they said they would send replacement lever but I took the toaster apart and see the problem isn't with the lever itself. I am disappointed that this Kitchenaid toaster lasted less than 2 years.
Summary: Bought in 2009, light use, already broken and in the trash. Meanwhile it worked just like a 1950's toaster, with the little wires turning red on the side & SLOWLY toasting. This toaster was SLOW going. The only good thing about it was the wide slots. Don't buy it.