54points

Gaggia Classic

58points

Rancilio Silvia V3

Gaggia Classic
Rancilio Silvia V3
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17 facts in comparison

Gaggia Classic vs Rancilio Silvia V3

Gaggia Classic
Rancilio Silvia V3

Why is Gaggia Classic better than Rancilio Silvia V3?

  • Water tank is transparent
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  • 4.93kg lighter
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    9.07kgvs14000g
  • 48.7mm thinner
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    241.3mmvs290mm
  • 23.67% less body volume
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    17685.9cm³vs23171cm³
  • 31.8mm narrower
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    203.2mmvs235mm

Why is Rancilio Silvia V3 better than Gaggia Classic?

  • Has a commercial steam wand
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  • Has integrated filter
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  • 20.7mm shorter
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    340mmvs360.7mm

Price comparison

Gaggia Classic

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Gaggia Classic AmazonGaggia RI9380/46 Classic Pro Espresso Ma...Gaggia RI9380/46 Classic Pro Espresso Machine, Solid, Brushed Stainless Steel
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$449.00
Gaggia Classic AmazonGaggia - Saeco Pannaerello Wand, Steam W...Gaggia - Saeco Pannaerello Wand, Steam Wand Frother
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$9.78
Gaggia Classic AmazonBreville BES870XL Barista Express Espres...Breville BES870XL Barista Express Espresso Machine, Brushed Stainless Steel
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$699.95
Gaggia Classic AmazonRancilio Silvia Espresso Machine with Ir...Rancilio Silvia Espresso Machine with Iron Frame and Stainless Steel Side Panels, 11.4 by 13.4-Inch
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$735.00
Gaggia Classic AmazonBreville ESP8XL Cafe Roma Stainless Espr...Breville ESP8XL Cafe Roma Stainless Espresso Maker
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$224.99
Gaggia Classic AmazonGaggia Velasca Espresso Machine, Black
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$549.00
Gaggia Classic AmazonGaggia Carezza De LUXE Espresso Machine,...Gaggia Carezza De LUXE Espresso Machine, Silver
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$332.41
Gaggia Classic AmazonBreville BES500BSS Bambino Plus Espresso...Breville BES500BSS Bambino Plus Espresso Machine, Brushed Stainless Steel
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$499.95
Gaggia Classic AmazonBaratza Sette 270 Conical Burr Coffee Gr...Baratza Sette 270 Conical Burr Coffee Grinder
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$399.00
Gaggia Classic AmazonDe'Longhi EC155 15 Bar Pump Espresso and...De'Longhi EC155 15 Bar Pump Espresso and Cappuccino Maker,Black
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$99.99

General info

1.warranty period

2

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
2.weight

9.07kg

14kg

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
3.thickness

241.3mm

290mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
4.Uses ground coffee
Gaggia Classic
Rancilio Silvia V3
Ground coffee, especially if freshly roasted and ground, results in much better quality coffee than the kind of results you get with pods or capsules.
5.volume

17685.9cm³

23171cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
6.width

203.2mm

235mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Components

1.Has a commercial steam wand
Gaggia Classic
Rancilio Silvia V3
It comes with a commercial style steam wand as opposed to a pannarello steam wand. These are harder to master but can allow you to produce better, richer milk froth.
2.Has a steam wand
Gaggia Classic
Rancilio Silvia V3
It has a steam wand, which allows you to make steamed/frothed milk to create other drinks from an espresso base.
3.Has a 58mm portafilter
Gaggia Classic
Rancilio Silvia V3
A 58mm portafilter is the most common size in the industry, offering a greater range of accessories to purchase such as portafilter baskets and tampers.
4.Has cup warmer
Gaggia Classic
Rancilio Silvia V3
With a cup warmer you can heat the cups before pulling your espresso so that it doesn't go cold quickly, which affects the taste and quality. It also means that you don’t have to manually heat them using hot water.

Water source

1.Water tank is transparent
Gaggia Classic
Rancilio Silvia V3
With a transparent water tank you can easily see when it needs to be filled up. This is important as attempting to make an espresso with an empty tank can damage the machine.
2.Has integrated filter
Gaggia Classic
Rancilio Silvia V3
An integrated water filter produces cleaner water for brewing espresso. It also helps to prevent the build up of limescale.
3.Has a removable water tank
Gaggia Classic
Rancilio Silvia V3
The water tank is removable, making it easier to refill.
4.Has a hot water outlet
Gaggia Classic
Rancilio Silvia V3
A hot water outlet is useful as it can be used to heat cups, as well as making americanos, long blacks and teas.

Maintenance

1.Has dry puck feature
Gaggia Classic
Rancilio Silvia V3
At the end of the extraction process, all moisture is removed from the puck. This allows you to easily tap out the coffee from the portafilter afterwards, reducing mess and the need to clean it as often.

Features

1.Has a 3-way valve
Gaggia Classic
Rancilio Silvia V3
A 3-way solenoid valve relieves the portafilter of pressure and moisture after the extraction. This produces a dry puck which can easily be removed afterwards. It also means that you don’t have to wait for the pressure to equalise, so that you can make back-to-back coffees.

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