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3.9 | 15 Reviews

Professional 6500 Design™ Series 6 Quart Bowl-Lift Stand Mixer - Medallion Silver

KitchenAid KSM6521XMS

Available in 5 Color(s)

Features

  • The Power and Durability to Take It All On
  • 6 Quart Capacity for Large to Small Batches
  • Bowl-lift Design for Maximum Stability
  • 10 Speeds for Nearly any Task or Recipe

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  • Type: Mixers, Blenders, Etc.
  • Energy Star Rated: No

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The Power and Durability to Take It All On

Durable and built-to-last metal construction, with 67 touchpoints around the mixer bowl for great mixing results.

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6 Quart Capacity for Large to Small Batches

6 Quart Stainless Steel with comfortable handle to mix up 13 dozen cookies in a single batch. Dishwasher-safe. Using the flat beater; 28g dough each

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Bowl-lift Design for Maximum Stability

Great for kneading even the toughest dough, mixing dense ingredients or bigger batches. The lever smoothly raises the mixing bowl into position, and the bowl attaches at 3 lock points for maximum stability.

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10 Speeds for Nearly any Task or Recipe

From mixing ingredients together on stir speed, to whipping cream at speed 8, you'll get thorough ingredient incorporation every time.

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10+ Attachments Available to Make More with your Mixer

A variety of versatile attachments to make everything from fresh pasta to burgers, veggie noodles, ice cream and more.

The Power and Durability to Take It All On Durable and built-to-last metal construction, with 67 touchpoints around the mixer bowl for great mixing results.

6 Quart Capacity for Large to Small Batches 6 Quart Stainless Steel with comfortable handle to mix up 13 dozen cookies in a single batch. Dishwasher-safe. Using the flat beater; 28g dough each

Bowl-lift Design for Maximum Stability Great for kneading even the toughest dough, mixing dense ingredients or bigger batches. The lever smoothly raises the mixing bowl into position, and the bowl attaches at 3 lock points for maximum stability.

10 Speeds for Nearly any Task or Recipe From mixing ingredients together on stir speed, to whipping cream at speed 8, you'll get thorough ingredient incorporation every time.

10+ Attachments Available to Make More with your Mixer A variety of versatile attachments to make everything from fresh pasta to burgers, veggie noodles, ice cream and more.

10+ Attachments Available to Make More with your Mixer A variety of versatile attachments to make everything from fresh pasta to burgers, veggie noodles, ice cream and more.

Model KSM6521X includes (1) 6 Quart Glass Bowl, (1) F Series Coated Flat Beater, (1) F Series Flex Edge Beater, (1) F Series Coated Powerknead™ Spiral Dough Hook, (1) F Series 6-Wire Whip, (1) Lid

Features

  • The Power and Durability to Take It All On
  • 6 Quart Capacity for Large to Small Batches
  • Bowl-lift Design for Maximum Stability
  • 10 Speeds for Nearly any Task or Recipe
  • 10+ Attachments Available to Make More with your Mixer
Specifications
Bowl
Bowl Size - Quarts 6.0
Certifications
Prop 65
Refinement
Exclusive Yes
Configuration and Overview
Mixer Type Bowl Lift
Dimensions
Capacity 6.00
Gross Weight 37 lbs
EndecaProps
Status Badge Espot 1Rated
Features
Mixer Type Bowl Lift
Motor Power 1.0 hp High Efficiency DC Motor

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  • Appearance

  • Type: Mixers, Blenders, Etc.

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: No

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3.9 out of 5

66% of reviewers recommend this product.

5 Stars

Love the power!

Chach 12/2/2019

I replaced a 5 qt Tilt Head machine and love the soft start feature and the power this has compared to the old one. I picked this one for the DC motor and it's really smooth compared to the other one.
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5 Stars

Awesome Mixer!!!

Bowlergirl 10/21/2019

I am so happy with my purchase. Use it almost everyday!!!
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5 Stars

Power and control

Baduchi 10/21/2019

After one month I can not imagine working without it. Enough power and control for any project. The attachments make it a versatile tool.
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2 Stars

Like my 30 year old one better

Nieci 8/25/2019

The mixer does not mix to the bottom, bowl is heavy and very hard to put in place!
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3 Stars

Not a fan

LCH1 7/4/2019

I bought this mixer a little over a year ago via QVC and I wish I had returned it. The glass bowl design does not allow for proper mixing. I have to manaullay stir the bottom because the wisk and other attachments cannot reach the bottom of the bowl. (And yes I've tried adjusting it several times) .... I've never had the metal bowl but would be curious to know if it comes with the same issue.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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4 Stars

Greatttttte

Katleen 6/20/2019

I love my new machine I wish it had more clearance for release blending out of bowl. I have to drop blender in the mixture. That the only dislike.
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5 Stars

LOVE LOVE LOVE this mixer!

Paula S. 6/19/2019

I purchased this a few months ago and love it. It has been easy to use, the attachments are also amazing. I can't say enough positive things about this mixer! I will say the bowl the first time I was trying to set it on the arms was a bit scary since the bowl is glass. Now that I have the hang of it, it's a snap!
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5 Stars

It's like having someone help you bake cookies!

Crispin M. 5/8/2019

I had been debating this purchase for about 4 months. After being inspired some time ago by the Great British Baking Show, I started baking cookies and using a hand held mixer. I finally got the top of the line stand mixer and now I'm unstoppable! I'm having great fun and my friends and family are delighted!
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1 Stars

Can only use 5 minutes at a time!

Kitchenaidhasfallen 3/13/2019

Per Kitchenaid after I called. I had my bread dough kneading on the lowest setting for 10 minutes and I smelled baby powder and my mixer was smoking. I called Kitchenaid and they said that you can only use any of their mixers for 5 minutes at a time. It is not written anywhere in the manual or on the box. But it's a sneaky way to get out of their warranty. I asked that my concerns about them hiding this be forwarded to a supervisor and haven't heard back.
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5 Stars

It's a Wonder!!

xladyheart 1/31/2019

My heart has always been with Kitchen Aide and this mixer truly will be my last one. I have the 4 1/2 qt. and the 5 1/2 qt. from when they came out in the 90's. The power is almost like a mixer I would use at work. I am a pastry chef....I also cook. I truly love the glass bowl!
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1 Stars

Disappointment

luie 8/21/2018

KitchenAid has been a household name associated with durability and great workmanship. When I replaced my 21 year old mixer (only to upgrade for more horsepower and a bigger bowl, I was elated). I am a sporadic cook and do not routinely use the mixer, but when I do several times a year it had been proudly used. I have never had an ounce of trouble with my original mixer I got as a 1st anniversary present 32 years ago which I must say still is performing like a champion. My upgraded new "professional series mixer" I purchased after reading false selling points looks beautiful, but one day I began noticing a high pitched whining sound and then an oily residue began to drip into the mixing bowl ruining my food! When I called customer service to inquire thinking they would stand behind their product for lubricant leakage, I was informed this happens because the bearings/gears of the machine if not run on a routine basis THE LUBRICANT looses its viscosity and breaks down causing metal on metal to occur - hence the high pitch and thus leakage. I never heard of this as my 30 yr old KitchenAid stand tilt head mixer has had similar usage and has never had bearings/ lubricant leakage. It was estimated that it would cost approx. $250.00 to ship and repair what was potentially deemed wrong from this phone diagnostic, or I could replace the mixer for a new one paying $359.00 for a valued $750.00. How about the $400.00 I spent on the practically new one purchased 11 yrs ago that failed miserably, really? An inferior product is an inferior product. I never heard of bearings deteriorating from not using it enough to impact lubricants viscosity. If that is the case, why is this critical information not published in the owners manual???????? Important point don't you think? If hassle free replacement for unknown unavoidable lubricant leakage can only be replaced under the warrantee, then don't ever buy an expensive mixer to use unless your a gourmet cook and use it until it dies from usage. Very disappointed. I have always intentionally purchased KitchenAid products dishwashers, mixers, food processors because I truly believed they were built to last and was never disappointed until now. Guess like everything else "for the way made its made" is just a mere selling slogan that truly now means nothing.
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2 Stars

Worked fine but didn't lasted long

Finitah 6/12/2018

I have the artisan stand mixer for over 7 years now and still going strong. I got this model last year because I needed a bigger bowl and the first 2 came defective and customer service was able to assist and fix the issue but now is just simply not working and is a very spensive product to last just a year
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5 Stars

Very NICE :)

hoopd261 4/11/2018

I bought the Pro 6500 about a month ago and just to say I am a beginner baking cookies and muffins. I find it very easy to use. I JUST LOVE IT :)
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5 Stars

great features

elgeredia 4/2/2018

i bought this three week ago and i am so happy that i did
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5 Stars

Sturdy with great features

Lisa B 12/30/2017

I received this as a Gift from my husband. Great surprise!
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