The Rancilio Silvia Review for 2020 finds this semi automatic espresso machine to be a good choice for the purist who likes single boiler, commercial quality construction over programmability and automation. But in its price range there are a lot of very different and compelling options to consider.
The Breville BES870XL is highly rated by customers and reviewers. It is loaded with features. Is the Breville the Barista Express BES870XL the value priced automatic espresso maker you have been looking for.
The Gaggia Naviglio Black RI8749/47 is a true sub-$600 Gaggia Delivering all the brewing quality in a value priced automatic. Our Gaggia Naviglio rates it and compares it to other Gaggia espresso makers and the competition at this price level