Best Touchless Kitchen Faucet For 2021 (Unbiased Reviews)

In 2020 with the emergence of the horrific COVID-19 pandemic, we realized that washing our hands and disinfecting ourselves and the things we come into contact with can literally save our lives.

A touchless kitchen sink is not only a cool kitchen gadget to have and show off to friends. It is incredibly useful and much safer than using a regular faucet.

Hands-free kitchen faucets work via sensors that detect movement and turn on and off automatically. You can turn the water on when your hands are covered with dough or other food without making a mess with one of these kitchen faucets.

Some of them can be operated via voice commands, which in some cases is an even more convenient variant.

Here are the best smart touchless kitchen sinks you can buy in 2021.

Moen 7594ESRS Arbor Motionsense Touchless 

The Moen Arbor Motionsense is among the smartest kitchen sink faucets on the market. It is available in a standard manual control variant, but for the purposes of this review, we will take a closer look at the hands-free variants.

You can purchase this premium quality kitchen faucet in several touchless versions – with one sensor, with two sensors, or with voice control.

Depending on the model you choose, you can turn the water on with a wave of your hand on the side or top of the faucet or instruct the smart faucet to start and stop via voice commands.

The Motionsense feature is no doubt very handy for the kitchen, where often our hands are messy from the food prep and cleaning. It is also a great way to keep the faucet and your kitchen surfaces safe and sanitary, allowing you to wash your hands without touching a thing when you get back home.

The Moen Arbor faucet has a spout that is 15.5 inches high and has a reach of 7.78 inches, making it suitable even for smaller sinks and those with limited overhead space.

The faucet has a retractable spray head, which provides twice the spray power than other similar faucets, thanks to the Power Clean technology.

The retractable spray head is easy to pull out and will return back into its original position smoothly after use and dock itself into place.

You can adjust the spray settings with the touch of a button on the spray head.

The touchless kitchen faucet can be deck mounted with a 1 or 3 hole installation easily.

The stylish looking faucet is available in different finishes, including chrome, spot resist stainless, matte black, and oil rubbed bronze.

The Moen Arbor is very sturdily built out of premium materials and is backed by a limited lifetime warranty.

Moen 7185ESRS Brantford Motionsense Two-Sensor Touchless 

The Moen Brantford is another excellent option if you are looking for the best hands-free kitchen faucet. It features the Motionsense technology, which ensures a touchless control of the faucet and smooth splash-free water flow.

This faucet has a vintage look but features the latest state-of-the-art smart sensors allowing for turning the water on and off with a single wave of your hand.

It has a one-hand level for temperature and flow control or for manual operation as well when you need it.

The spout has a height of 15.50 inches and a reach of 7.88 inches, so the faucet will fit a sink of almost any size or type.

It has a pull-down smooth operating spray head with a flexible and durable hose for easy reach in and outside of the sink. The head will retract back into its magnetic dock in a smooth and safe motion thanks to the Reflex system.

It offers a powerful spray option, which will no doubt come in handy when you are washing greasy dishes, pots, or pans and want a stronger spray flow.

It supports a 1.5 gallon per minute flow rate and is made of premium quality durable metal with a stainless spot resist finish. This will ensure that it withstands years of use and remains to look pristine and spotless at all times.

It needs to be deck mounted and can be installed with a 1 or 3 hole configuration via its Duralock quick connect system.

KOHLER K-72218-VS Sensate Touchless Kitchen Faucet

The Kohler Sensate faucet is another elegant and smart addition for any kitchen. It has a pull-down spray head for easy reach to any part of the sink or outside of it.

The spray head is connected via a durable and quiet hose, which will allow you to easily pull it out, use it and let it return to its original position by itself.

The magnetic docking system will ensure that the spray head retracts back into place and locks itself securely until the next time you need to use it.

The Kohler Sensate touch does have a one-hand lever for manual control of the flow and temperature, as well as a high-tech motion sensor for hands-free on and off, which reacts to a wave or movement of your hand in just 20 milliseconds. Thanks to the built-in precision activation window, the faucet will remain unresponsive to any false and unintended activation.

The spout of this high-quality touchless kitchen faucet is 9.56 inches high and has a reach of 8.44 inches, making it suitable even for smaller sinks with limited overhead space.

It is available in vibrant stainless, oil-rubbed bronze, polished chrome, and vibrant stainless.

The Kohler Sensate is also available in a voice-controlled smart Touchless Konnekt variant, which is compatible with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa and comes with a useful Konnekt app for your phone.

It, too, reacts in just 20ms and has a precision activation window preventing false activation.

The faucet has a LED light, which indicates when it is operational and ready to be used via voice control.

Final words

Buying and using a hands-free kitchen faucet is no longer only suitable for tech-savvy people. It is a useful feature to have in order to keep your kitchen mess-free and bacteria and virus-free as well.