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Brita 5 Cup Water Pitcher with Filter

Last updated: October 18, 2021


With a compact profile, the Brita 5 Cup is ideal for mini-fridges or other tight spaces. Made from BPA-free material, this pitcher's filter removes chlorine odors and most other impurities. The change indicator and flip-top lid also make for easy maintenance. In our testing, we were impressed by how quickly this pitcher filtered our water and found it lightweight and easy to pour.

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: The Brita 5 Cup Water Pitcher with Filter fits into tight spaces, with a filter indicator for easy replacements.

In our analysis of 267 expert reviews, the Brita 5 Cup Water Pitcher with Filter placed 4th when we looked at the top 11 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Drink healthier, great tasting tap water with this BPA free Brita 5 cup water pitcher. With the advanced filter technology, Brita cuts the taste and odor of chlorine to deliver great tasting water, and is certified to reduce copper, cadmium and mercury impurities, which can adversely affect your health over time. This Brita water pitcher is ergonomically design with a Flip top lid that makes refilling a breeze and an electronic filter indicator that lets you know when it is time to change the Brita replacement filter. The small pitcher comes with 1 water filter, which should be changed every 40 gallons or about 2 months for best results. Start drinking healthier, great tasting water with Brita today.

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

Praised for it's sleek design,this pitcher stands out for holding up to daily use and being perfect when a small pitcher is needed.
The BPA free design helps to reduce a wide range of contaminants. Removal of chlorine makes your water taste fresh and pure. The small and compact design is perfect for fitting into narrow places on your countertop and in your refridgerator.
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With the maximum loading capacity of 1.39-pounds, this water filter pitcher comes with a space-saving design. The pitcher also has the construction of sturdy BPA-free translucent plastic and perfectly fits into narrow or tight places.
The pitcher is made from a BPA free material and uses standard Brita filters. The filters can help reduce odors and remove heavy metals such as copper, cadmium, mercury and many others.
The pitcher comes with a filter indicator that tells you when it’s time to change the filter. It helps to reduce the taste and odor of chlorine and also helps remove many other common water contaminants.
Pours smoothly without leaking.
With its 5-cup capacity, it’s great for one person and can be easily carried around wherever you go. It weighs only 1.39 pounds and has a small and convenient footprint.
It does not require much space to be stored as it is smaller in size and can be stored in narrow spaces. The indicator on the lid makes the changing the filter accurate so that we don’t have to remember when it needs a replacement.
Thanks to compact and space efficient measurement, the Brita fits easily into narrow tight places.
This Brita water pitcher is ergonomically designed with a flip-top lid that makes refilling a breeze and an electronic filter indicator that lets you know when it is time to change the Brita replacement filter.
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It uses BPA free filters that reduce the taste of chlorine, odors and industrial pollutants from your drinking water. Moreover, each filter can be used with 40 gallons of drinking water which eliminates waste and saves money for households.
What I like about this particular model is that it is slim enough to fit in the door of my refrigerator, while still making enough water for a family of two.
Easy to assemble and can fit in the fridge.
Being rather small in size, it is not only space-saving but also suitable for keeping in refrigerator brackets minus the black flecks. Moreover, it is even BPA-free format is real heart winners.
This simple pitcher filter is something that you’ll love. It is very easy to install with no pre-soak and no black flecks. Compatibility with all Brita pitcher makes it even easy for you to reinstall.
This Brita Small water pitcher is best for you to carry anywhere. Ideal for traveling with the capacity of 5 glass water.
What we like about the Brita Metro is that it’s super cheap. It costs about half as much as other models, but also only has half their capacity (too small for an entire family). The sleek design makes it perfect for 1 or 2 people with a crowded refrigerator.
I have the Metro in my fridge, and have no complaints. It’s a great size at an even greater price—plus I love the color!
The Brita filter is capable of reducing chlorine odors and tastes from your municipal tap water. It also reduces other impurities, like cadmium, zinc, mercury, and copper. One of our favorite features of this pitcher is the status indicator that lets you know when it’s time to change the filter.
It is smaller than most, so it is perfect for small households, or even for the office, and will take up minimal space in your fridge or on your counter. Its completely BPA free and uses a filter to improve the taste of your water as well as lower the amounts of Cadmium, Copper, and Mercury in your water supply.
Electronic Indicator - The water filter has an electric indicator on it which notifies the time of replacement of filters to ensure its optimum performance.
Have a filter replacement indicator with digital light.

What reviewers didn't like

Occassional problems with the filter. A few also experienced cracks or leaks after months of use.
Refilling it is a bit inconvenient and bothersome.
Lid difficult to remove for cleaning.
Faulty lid.
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I do wish that Brita filters removed more contaminants, and that it didn’t take so long for the water to fill the pitcher.
The lid needs to be removed to refill the unit.
Doesn’t work with the steam pitcher.
Not worked with the stream pitcher.
It’s not only slippery when wet, it’s also hard to reach with your thumb if you don’t want to use both hands.
However, some users found it very difficult to unlock. A few reviewers also complained of black specks from the carbon filter ending up in their drinking water.
Small Pitcher - The size of the pitcher is small so you cannot use it for a large family.
The filter replacement tracking is not very accurate to reflect the actual filter condition.
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