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Instant Pot Mini Dimensions: How big are the 3 quart models?

Knowing the size and weight of each 3 quart Instant Pot helps you research the options available. Here’s a quick look at the Instant Pot Mini dimensions side by side.

Depending on the size of your kitchen, how much you’re comfortable with kitchen gadgets lifting, or how much you need to cook, the Instant Pot Mini might be the right electric pressure cooker for you.

The quick summary of the Instant Pot 3 quart dimensions is based on the information provided by the company and this allows you to compare the available mini models side-by-side.

Four 3 quart Instant Pot models with a rule to compare the Instant Pot Mini dimensions, the smallest Instant Pot available

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Instant Pot Mini Dimensions and Available Models

The 3 quart Instant Pot mini is currently available in three models and you may be able to find the two discontinued models online:

  • Duo
  • Duo Plus
  • Ultra
  • Lux (discontinued)
  • Duo Nova (discontinued)

The Instant Pot Mini Duo Nova was the last 3 quart option introduced in August 2019 and the series has since been discontinued.

All the Instant Pot Minis run about 11.5 inches by 10.2 inches by 11 inches, give or take fractions of an inch. And all of the Instant Pot 3 quart models weight approximately 9 lbs, or a little less.

And if you’re concerned about the overall weight of an Instant Pot, try moving it in pieces (e.g. the lid, liner, and base heating element). Each part of the Instant Pot adds weight, and separately are much lighter.

Now let’s take a look at the Instant Pot Mini dimensions, model by model.

Instant Pot 3 Quart Dimensions By Model

Here’s a side-by-side comparison of the Instant Pot 3 Quart dimensions for the Mini Lux, Duo, Duo Nova, Duo Plus, and Ultra models. The Instant Pot Mini dimensions are fairly close in terms of size and weight.

Overall each ranges from about 11.5 to 11.8 inches in length with most models being 11.5. The widths range from 10.2 to 10.51 inches.

The height of most of the Instant Pot Mini models is 11 inches, with only the Mini Lux being slightly shorter at 10.5. inches. This makes sense given the handles on the other models compared to the Mini Lux.

Duo 3 Quart Mini11.810.5118.65 lbs
Duo Plus 3 Quart Mini11.510.2118.8 lbs
Ultra 3 Quart Mini11.510.5119 lbs
Lux 3 Quart Mini (discontinued)11.510.5110.58.5 lbs
Duo Nova 3 Quart Mini
11.510.2118.8 lbs

Currently, the Instant Pot Max, Smart, Viva, Pro, and Duo Gourmet are not made in the 3 quart size.

More about the Instant Minis

Over to you. What other information do you want to know about the Instant Pot Mini dimensions?

Above was a quick round-down of the Instant Pot sizes and weights side-by-side to help you make a decision about which Instant Pot is right for you. What additional information do you need as part of deciding which model and size to buy?

Instant Pot Mini Dimensions: How big are the 3 quart models?