Excerpt: I bought this toaster after our old one went out and the first replacement just did not do everything that I wanted it to do. I need a toaster that has wide openings because my son likes to cook the wide toast and I need to be able to make myself bagels as well.
Excerpt: I had my four slot KitchenAid toaster for about three years before the right side stopped working. It was something that was used at least once a day and until the right side stopped working I was extremely pleased with it.
Summary: If you toast sliced bread it is fine, for muffins or bagles it will toast only lightly. I have it turned all the way up but I still need to toast my muffins twice. If you like only a light toast, then I guess it is fine but if you want a (crunchy) toast......buy a different toaster.
Summary: Considering the dearth of acceptable toasters, this one is very good. I didn't care for the newer model - it's lighter in weight and as is usual these days, of lesser quality. It does make pretty good toast and I do like the toasting on one side and the warming options.
Excerpt: I really like this toaster, the bagel setting really works to toast the inside of bagels and buns while keeping the outside soft. I also like the keep warm button so your toast will stay warm without getting overly toasted.Toasting EvennessIt toast great, there are no spots where it's not toasted or...
Excerpt: What an outstanding toaster. I love the retro look of this toaster and it is so fun to use. My kids like waffles and bagles and poptarts and having the 4 slots is a big plus. This toaster toast to perfection and has controls to adjust your toasting lever.
Excerpt: I had high expectations of this toaster after the good reviews I have seen.Maybe I have a faulty model or something. One side toasts true to the setting, for example it burns toast at setting 9.