July 2024

Pressure Cookers: MetaRanking

This page highlights the aggregate summary of pressure cookers rankings posted by key online experts, as of July 2024.

Summary

On 4 Jul 2024, ReviewFinder team examined a total of 54 pressure cooker endorsements from 10 reputable publishers.

29 pressure cookers were endorsed in total, only 11 made it into this month's ranking. (ReviewFinder requires a minimum of 2 endorsements to be included)

As of 4 Jul 2024, Breville Fast Slow Pro takes the cake as the most critically-acclaimed pressure cooker with 8 expert endorsements. 2 experts out of 8 recommended it as the '#1 pressure cooker' this month.

Brand breakdown
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Price breakdown
As can be seen in the chart below, lowest high-ranking pressure cookers start at $40.99 (T-Fal Clipso) and go up to $308.14 (Mepra 1950 Stove Top). Median pressure cooker costs $149.95 (Instant Pot Duo Plus).
$40.99
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At a glance - July Ranking

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Rank Change Price Pressure Cooker
Wirecutter
The Spruce Eats
All Recipes
The Strategist
CNN Underscored
Food & Wine
Good Housekeeping
Forbes
NBC News
seriouseats.com
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- $300
Breville Fast Slow Pro
The Breville Fast Slow Pro is a versatile and durable multi-cooker that offers a range of cooking modes, user-friendly operation, and advanced safety features.
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- $150
Instant Pot Pro 10-in-1
The Instant Pot Pro 10-in-1 Pressure Cooker is a versatile and durable appliance that offers a wide range of cooking functions, making it a convenient and reliable option for cooking enthusiasts.
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8
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3
- $100
Instant Pot Duo60
The Instant Pot Duo60 is a versatile and reliable programmable pressure cooker that offers a variety of cooking functions, user-friendly operation, and excellent safety features, making it highly recommended by experts and reviewers.
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2
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4
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Farberware 7-in-1 Programmable
The Farberware 7-in-1 Programmable Pressure Cooker is a versatile and user-friendly kitchen appliance that offers seven different cooking modes, a 6-quart capacity, and a durable stainless steel construction, making it ideal for families and individuals looking to save time and effort in the kitchen.
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2
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5
- $90
Instant Pot Rio 7-in-1
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6
- $200
Instant Pot 6Qt Pro Plus
The Instant Pot 6Qt Pro Plus is a versatile and user-friendly electric pressure cooker with a wide range of cooking functions, safety features, and excellent build quality.
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8
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7
- $41
T-Fal Clipso
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8
- $68
Presto Stainless Steel
The Presto Stainless Steel Pressure Cooker is a versatile and reliable stovetop pressure cooker that offers a range of cooking features, user-friendly design, and safety mechanisms, making it a durable and efficient option for various cooking needs.
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3
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9
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Zavor Duo Cooker
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11
- $220
Ninja Foodi Deluxe XL
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6
3
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12
- $208
Kuhn Rikon Duromatic Inox
The Kuhn Rikon Duromatic Inox is a highly regarded stainless steel pressure cooker that offers excellent features, ease of use, safety, and durability.
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Pressure Cooker
#7 $40.99 T-Fal Clipso
#8 $67.54 Presto Stainless Steel
#5 $89.95 Instant Pot Rio 7-in-1
#3 $99.95 Instant Pot Duo60
#2 $149.95 Instant Pot Pro 10-in-1
#6 $199.95 Instant Pot 6Qt Pro Plus
#12 $208.07 Kuhn Rikon Duromatic Inox
#11 $219.95 Ninja Foodi Deluxe XL
#1 $299.95 Breville Fast Slow Pro

We ranked Breville Fast Slow Pro #1 in July 2024 because:

  • 8 independent experts mentioned it in their “best pressure cookers” rankings.
  • Out of those, 2 experts ranked Breville Fast Slow Pro as #1.
Expert Consensus
(as of 31 Aug 2023)
The Breville Fast Slow Pro is a versatile and durable multi-cooker that offers a range of cooking modes, user-friendly operation, and advanced safety features.
Critic endorsements:
The Spruce Eats

Best High-End

Adjustable pressure settings
Automatic steam release settings
Versatile

Short warranty period

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All Recipes

Best Foodie Buy

Nearly fully customizable; hands-free steam release; easy to see progress; ceramic-coated interior pot

Expensive; utilitarian design

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The Strategist

Best overall pressure cooker

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CNN Underscored

Best splurge electric pressure cooker

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Food & Wine

Best for Experienced Cooks

This appliance weds style and smarts for a premium cooking experience.
Choose from a number of settings on an easy-to-read LCD display.

Our most expensive pick, it's more of an investment than beginner cooks will want to make.
It also takes up more space than other 6-quart models.

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Good Housekeeping

Best Electric Pressure Cooker

Offers great control over temperature and pressure levels
Custom setting option

Came up to pressure slower than others we tested
No delay start setting

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NBC News

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seriouseats.com

The Best Electric Multi-Cooker for Control Freaks

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We ranked Instant Pot Pro 10-in-1 #2 in July 2024 because:

  • 5 independent experts mentioned it in their “best pressure cookers” rankings.
  • Out of those, 3 experts ranked Instant Pot Pro 10-in-1 as #1.
Expert Consensus
(as of 31 Aug 2023)
The Instant Pot Pro 10-in-1 Pressure Cooker is a versatile and durable appliance that offers a wide range of cooking functions, making it a convenient and reliable option for cooking enthusiasts.
Critic endorsements:
Wirecutter

More versatile

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All Recipes

Our Top Pick

28 cooking programs; lots of customization available; modern design; silicone handles on inner pot

No alert when it can't reach pressure; can be hard to clean

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Food & Wine

Best Overall

Set it and forget that it's even cooking thanks to 11 safety features, including a new model update to steam value release.
It also shows real-time cooking progress.

It takes up a lot of space on the counter and wherever you store it.
The sous vide function can be inconsistent.

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Good Housekeeping

Best Stainless Steel Pressure Cooker

Comes to pressure quickly
Stainless steel cooking pot has silicone handles for ease transport
Easy to clean

Natural pressure release is slow

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seriouseats.com

The Best Electric Multi-Cooker for Most People

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Methodology: combine opinions of key experts

Identify Experts

We identify key publishers and experts that consistently review and recommend pressure cookers.

Capture Rankings

For each publisher we find a currently recommended "top 10" list of pressure cookers, it must be updated in the last 9 months.

Aggregate Rankings

We put all those lists together and aggregate them. The more frequently a product is recommended, the higher it is in our ranking

Experts chosen for July 2024 ranking

We ranked Instant Pot Duo60 #3 in July 2024 because:

  • 5 independent experts mentioned it in their “best pressure cookers” rankings.
  • Out of those, 2 experts ranked Instant Pot Duo60 as #1.
Expert Consensus
(as of 31 Aug 2023)
The Instant Pot Duo60 is a versatile and reliable programmable pressure cooker that offers a variety of cooking functions, user-friendly operation, and excellent safety features, making it highly recommended by experts and reviewers.
Critic endorsements:
The Spruce Eats

Best Budget

Remembers previous settings
Three temperature levels
Precise temperature control
Solid versatility and performance

No sous vide function
Inner pot spins while sautéing

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The Strategist

Best less expensive pressure cooker

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Good Housekeeping

Best Overall Pressure Cooker

Simple, intuitive controls
​​Pressure cooks on low and high for more control

Took a long time to release pressure naturally

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Forbes

Best Pressure Cooker for Most People

Easy to use
Simple cleanup
Built-in safety features

Lower capacity than other models

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NBC News

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We ranked Farberware 7-in-1 Programmable #4 in July 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best pressure cookers” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 31 Aug 2023)
The Farberware 7-in-1 Programmable Pressure Cooker is a versatile and user-friendly kitchen appliance that offers seven different cooking modes, a 6-quart capacity, and a durable stainless steel construction, making it ideal for families and individuals looking to save time and effort in the kitchen.
Critic endorsements:
All Recipes

Best Budget Buy

Can customize settings; easy to use; good for beginners

Nonstick coating can be damaged

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Good Housekeeping

Best Value Pressure Cooker

Nicely priced
Turned out impressive pressure- and slow-cooked meals in Lab tests
Useful programmed settings

Manual lacks detail
Slow to release pressure naturally

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NBC News

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We ranked Instant Pot Rio 7-in-1 #5 in July 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best pressure cookers” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Instant Pot Rio 7-in-1 as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Wirecutter

The best electric pressure cooker

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CNN Underscored

Best budget electric pressure cooker

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We ranked Instant Pot 6Qt Pro Plus #6 in July 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best pressure cookers” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Instant Pot 6Qt Pro Plus as #1.
Expert Consensus
(as of 31 Aug 2023)
The Instant Pot 6Qt Pro Plus is a versatile and user-friendly electric pressure cooker with a wide range of cooking functions, safety features, and excellent build quality.
Critic endorsements:
CNN Underscored

Best electric pressure cooker

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Forbes

Best Smart Pressure Cooker

Multiple functions
Larger screen
Easy to operate and clean

Lower capacity than other models
Expensive

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We ranked T-Fal Clipso #7 in July 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best pressure cookers” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
CNN Underscored

Best budget stovetop pressure cooker

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Food & Wine

Best Stovetop

Sturdy plastic handles don't get hot, and its steam valve release is easy and safe to use with one hand.

It needs supervision while cooking.
Pressure issues can result without enough liquid.

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seriouseats.com

Another Great Stovetop Pressure Cooker

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We ranked Presto Stainless Steel #8 in July 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best pressure cookers” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 31 Aug 2023)
The Presto Stainless Steel Pressure Cooker is a versatile and reliable stovetop pressure cooker that offers a range of cooking features, user-friendly design, and safety mechanisms, making it a durable and efficient option for various cooking needs.
Critic endorsements:
The Spruce Eats

Best Stovetop

Affordable
Simple controls
Cooks quickly
Can be used as a conventional pot
No electricity needed

No adjustable pressure
Handles loosen over time

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Food & Wine

Best Value

This stovetop pressure cooker can go in the dishwasher and is fully immersible in water for quick cooling.
A side handle makes it easy to transport.

This basic model requires more oversight while cooking, and it doesn't have pre-programmable features or presets.

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We ranked Zavor Duo Cooker #9 in July 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best pressure cookers” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
NBC News

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seriouseats.com

The Best Stovetop Pressure Cooker

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We ranked Ninja Foodi Deluxe XL #10 in July 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best pressure cookers” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Forbes

Best Pressure Cooker Air Fryer Combo

Extra-large capacity
Multiple cooking functions

Expensive
Many accessories to store

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NBC News

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We ranked Kuhn Rikon Duromatic Inox #11 in July 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best pressure cookers” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 31 Aug 2023)
The Kuhn Rikon Duromatic Inox is a highly regarded stainless steel pressure cooker that offers excellent features, ease of use, safety, and durability.
Critic endorsements:
The Spruce Eats

Best for Stews and Braises

Large capacity with wide base
Sturdy
Suitable for gas, electric, induction, and glass stovetops

Expensive

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CNN Underscored

Best stovetop pressure cooker

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