Ranked by us as the top recommendation under the best budget kitchen faucets, the Kohler K-596 CP is a high arch, pull down faucet that will enhance the aesthetics of any contemporary kitchen theme. It’s sleek, elegant body simplifies maintenance as well as usage.

Initial Impressions

The faucet can be integrated with any single or triple holes mount point. The high arch spout neck swivels up to 360 degrees to provide complete sink access and beyond. The faucet has a metal construction with a MasterClean surface which resists corrosion and mineral buildup and is very easy to clean.


Apart from the two conventional modes of spray (aerated and stream), the Kohler faucet offers a Sweep spray modes with a flow rate of 2.2 GPM that gives a forceful blade of water.

The pull out hose has sculpted buttons which help you operate the faucet effortlessly even if your hands are wet or soapy. It also features a pause button to make your daily chores a splash free affair. The ceramic valve adds to the life of the faucet ensuring a durable, drip-free use.

The angled nozzle releases water in a flattened or an oval pattern instead of a circle. It helps direct the flow of water in one direction and clean awkward pans easily.

The faucet is built with a DockNetik technology which enables the spray wand to retract instantly without getting entangled. The magnetic action ensures that the pull out hose remains securely locked, when not in use and doesn’t become wobbly with time.

Kohler has also managed to address a common issue with most faucets: the need to reset temperature with every use. You need to set the temperature just once in your Kohler K-596 CP after which it doesn’t go back to default on the next use.

Highly Recommended For…

The gooseneck spout of the Kohler K-596 CP makes it ideal for a kitchen with large sinks, allowing you to place large pans directly under it, without straining your hands. Although it is one of the high-end faucets with a price of $360, you can purchase it on Amazon with a discount of up to 25%!


The faucet comes with a lifetime warranty. In-case of any complaints, Kohler is known to provide excellent services with an immediate shipment of replacement parts, free of cost! If you have that kind budget and space for your kitchen, the Kohler K-596 CP is a must have.