Top 10 Best Pressure Cookers

Compare the specifications of our top 10 best pressure cookers in our comparison table below.

A classic pressure cooker will save you time and energy while retaining all the foods vitamins and minerals for healthy better tasting food. For an electrical version which provides an electric heat source with programmable settings, check out our Top 10 Best Electric Pressure Cookers instead.

For numbers 6-10, scroll across at the bottom of the table.

 

All American
9 Series

Presto
01781

Presto
013 Series

Presto
012 Series

T-Fal
P45007

T-Fal
P25107

Fagor
Duo

Presto
01365 Deluxe

Mirro
921 Series

Fagor
Splendid
 










Avg. Usr Rating
4.8 Stars
4.7 Stars
4.5 Stars
4.4 Stars
4.8 Stars
4.5 Stars
4.2 Stars
4.3 Stars
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4.1 Stars
Avg. Usr Rating
MaterialHand-Cast AluminumHeavy-Gauge AluminumStainless SteelHeavy-Gauge AluminumHeavy-Gauge Stainless SteelHeavy-Gauge Stainless Steel18/10 Stainless SteelAluminum & Stainless SteelHeavy-Gauge Aluminum18/10 Stainless SteelMaterial
Sizes Available10.5qt / 15.5qt / 21.5qt / 25qt / 30 qt / 41.5qt23qt4qt / 6qt4qt / 6qt / 8qt6.3qt6.3qt4qt / 6qt / 8qt / 10qt6qt16qt / 22qt10qtSizes Available
PSI Settings5 / 10 / 151515151210 / 158 / 15155 / 10 / 1515PSI Settings
Pressure GaugePressure Gauge
Pressure IndicatorPressure Indicator
Extra Features
  • Exclusive "metal-to-metal" sealing system for a steam-tight seal; no gaskets
  • Geared steam gauge
  • Automatic overpressure release
  • Three-setting pressure regulator valve is included
  • Deluxe pressure dial gauge registers the complete range of processing pressures
  • Inner sealing ring
  • Pop-up pressure indicator
  • Simple steam release mechanism
  • Overpressure plug that will let off steam if it builds up excessively
  • Warp-Resistant Heavy-Gauge Aluminum
  • Cover lock indicator shows when there is pressure inside the cooker and prevents the cover from being opened until pressure is safely reduced
  • Inner sealing ring
  • Pop-up pressure indicator
  • Simple steam release mechanism
  • Overpressure plug that will let off steam if it builds up excessively
  • Cover lock indicator shows when there is pressure inside the cooker and prevents the cover from being opened until pressure is safely reduced
  • Inner sealing ring
  • Pop-up pressure indicator
  • Simple steam release mechanism
  • Overpressure plug that will let off steam if it builds up excessively
  • Unique One-Hand System for easy and secure opening and closing
  • Variable Steam Release Valve for added safety and control
  • Stainless Steel Encapsulated base delivers even heat distribution
  • Suitable for all heat sources including induction
  • Variable control operating valve
  • Over pressure gasket release window
  • Secure Locking System
  • Multi-layer base delivers even heat distribution and prevents warping
  • Variable steam release valve for added safety and control
  • Visual pressure indicator
  • Auto pressure release
  • Stay-cool safety-lock handle
  • Suitable for all heat sources including induction
  • Pressure regulator automatically maintains the proper cooking pressure
  • Safety cover lock
  • Auto pressure release
  • $5 is donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation for every purchase
  • Reusable overpressure plug
  • Sure-locking lid system
  • Side gasket pressure release
  • Rubber O-ring gasket around the entire lid
  • Rustproof
  • Aluminum encapsulated bottom that guarantees even heat distribution
  • 2 independent pressure valves prevents excessive pressure build-up
  • Visual pressure indicator
  • Automatic pressure release system
  • Works on all domestic cooking surfaces
  • Extra Features
    Included Accessories
  • 2 x Canning Racks
  • Instructions/Recipes Book
  • 1 x Canning Rack
  • Instructions/Recipe Book
  • 1 x Canning Rack
  • Instructions/Recipe Book
  • 1 x Canning Rack
  • Instructions/Recipe Book
  • Steam Basket & Stand
  • Instructions/Recipe Book
  • Steam Basket & Stand
  • Instructions/Recipe Book
  • Steam Basket & Stand
  • Instructions/Recipe Book
  • Stainless Steel Rack
  • Instructions/Recipe Book
  • 1 x Canning Rack
  • Instructions/Recipe Book
  • Instructions/Recipe Book
  • Included Accessories
    ManufacturedUSAChinaChinaChinaChinaChinaChinaChinaChinaChinaManufactured
    Warranty1 year12 years12 years12 yearsLimited LifetimeLimited Lifetime10 years12 years10 years10 yearsWarranty
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    Table Info

    Average User Rating – This is based on our own research in product testing and user feedback. Clicking on each product takes you to Amazon’s product page where you can read customer reviews on the product you’re interested in.

    Best Value / Top Rated / Top Specs / Best Choice – Products that we consider to excel in a certain area such as value for money, reputation or technology have been given one of our aforementioned labels of recognition.

    Material – Practically all bodies of pressure cookers are constructed from some kind of metal while the handle is made from a heat-resistant plastic. Certain models are pure stainless steel or aluminum, while others have a combination of both.

    PSI Settings – Certain models provide you with automatic variable steam options for cooking different foods easier.

    Pressure Gauge – Pressure cookers that have a steam gauge will clearly display the specific measure of pressure within the cooker which is especially important at high altitudes.

    Pressure Indicator – Most pressure cookers will have a some some of lock or mechanism that will activate once there is enough pressure inside the cooker.

    Price – If you want to know the price of any of the models, just click on the Buy Now button or Check Price and you’ll be redirected to the product page on Amazon.com. The reason we don’t put prices is because they constantly change and there are so many sellers offering different prices.