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Should You Buy a KitchenAid Blender?

Matthew
Updated 09 September 2020
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should you buy a KitchenAid Blender?

KitchenAid is one of the most popular blender brands as well as being well known for its mixers, toasters and coffee grinders.

If you are wondering how KitchenAid blenders compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 1,500 blenders by objectively and impartially analysing over 14,000 user and expert reviews and 30+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.

KitchenAid are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular blenders. Their blenders start at $28 for the KHB1231 which has a power of 200W, a bowl capacity of 1L and is an immersion blender and go up to $450 for the KSB7068 which has a power of 2,609W, a bowl capacity of 1.25L and is a tabletop blender. The average price of a new KitchenAid blender is $241.

KitchenAid are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular blenders.

Is KitchenAid the Best Blender Brand?

So are KitchenAid blenders any good? We give every blender a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all blenders we are able to impartially rank all the blender brands.

KitchenAid is ranked the No. 7 best blender brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that KitchenAid is the 7th best blender brand out there.

#1
95%
95%
5,209 reviews
#2
Cuisinart
91%
91%
24 reviews
#3
Netherlands
90%
90%
835 reviews
#4
88%
88%
962 reviews
#5
Vitamix
88%
88%
517 reviews
#6
Brentwood
88%
88%
4 reviews
#7
87%
87%
1,042 reviews
#8
Hamilton Beach
87%
87%
22 reviews
#9
United Kingdom
83%
83%
7 reviews
#10
NutriBullet
77%
77%
704 reviews
#11
Breville
Australia
77%
77%
1,119 reviews
#12
Germany
76%
76%
193 reviews
#13
Oster
73%
73%
18 reviews
#14
United Kingdom
73%
73%
599 reviews
#15
Blendtec
73%
73%
141 reviews
#16
Bamix
71%
71%
13 reviews
#17
Smeg
Italy
70%
70%
63 reviews
#18
Bugatti
69%
69%
17 reviews
#19
Black & Decker
69%
69%
68 reviews
#20
Princess
69%
69%
28 reviews
#21
Moulinex
67%
67%
1 review
#22
Sencor
64%
64%
0 reviews
#23
France
63%
63%
1,197 reviews
#24
Maxi-Matic
63%
63%
2 reviews
#25
WMF
62%
62%
0 reviews
#26
AEG
Germany
62%
62%
41 reviews
#27
Gastroback
62%
62%
0 reviews
#28
Waring
59%
59%
0 reviews
#29
Proctor Silex
59%
59%
0 reviews
#30
Brentwood Appliances
58%
58%
0 reviews
#31
Jocel
54%
54%
0 reviews
#32
Elite
53%
53%
0 reviews
#33
Siemens
Germany
53%
53%
0 reviews
#34
Montel
52%
52%
0 reviews
#35
Chefman
52%
52%
0 reviews
#36
Orbegozo
51%
51%
0 reviews
#37
Cloer
51%
51%
0 reviews
#38
Ariete
50%
50%
0 reviews
#39
Krups
Germany
50%
50%
0 reviews
#40
Midea
50%
50%
0 reviews
#41
Taurus
50%
50%
0 reviews
#42
Omega Juicers
50%
50%
0 reviews
#43
Girmi
50%
50%
0 reviews

Let's look at how KitchenAid blenders compare to the other blender brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All blender Brands
KitchenAid Blenders

There's a wide selection of KitchenAid blenders available compared to other blender brands, with 10 KitchenAid blenders currently on the market in the US. KitchenAid also have better reviews than the typical blender brand, with the average rating of a KitchenAid blender being 84%.

The average review score for a KitchenAid blender is 84%.

KitchenAid have a number of great features including soup function which sets them apart from the competition.

However KitchenAid blenders tend to be more expensive than most other blender brands making them a less popular choice with consumers. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of KitchenAid blender is $28 (based on a person typically using a blender for 1 hour per week), which makes them less efficient than most other blender brands.

No. Of Blenders
Average Price
$119
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,099
Price Distribution of All Blenders
No. Of Blenders
Average Price
$241
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,199
Price Distribution of KitchenAid Blenders

What Do the KitchenAid Blender Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every KitchenAid blender to work out the average distribution of reviews for KitchenAid and then compared this to the other blender brands.

KitchenAid logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
2
4 stars
3
3 stars
1
2 stars
0
1 star
0
KitchenAid logo

User Reviews

5 stars
763
4 stars
196
3 stars
39
2 stars
15
1 star
20
KitchenAid has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its blenders than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews are actually lower.

Over 83% of expert reviews and 93% of user reviews for KitchenAid blenders are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% and 90% respectively across all Blender brands.

Purchasers of KitchenAid blenders frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, and they have won a total of 2 awards.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to KitchenAid blenders by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other blender brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Ninja Philips Vitamix KitchenAid Russell Hobbs
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
92%
3 reviews
93%
1 review
80%
1 review
78%
3 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
80%
5 reviews
70%
2 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
80%
1 review
95%
2 reviews
95%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.com logo
65%
2 reviews
83%
3 reviews
CNET.com logo
70%
1 review
75%
2 reviews
toptenreviews.com logo
76%
3 reviews
techgearlab.com logo
85%
3 reviews
gadgetreview.com logo
75%
2 reviews
74%
1 review
pricerunner.se logo
70%
2 reviews
Tweak.dk logo
90%
2 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
70%
2 reviews
gamingshogun.com logo
100%
1 review
smartson.se logo
76%
1 review
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
1 review
gadgetgear.nl logo
90%
1 review
Techradar logo
90%
1 review
dinside.no/data logo
67%
1 review
besteproduct.nl logo
82%
1 review
Average
80%
16 reviews
81%
12 reviews
84%
12 reviews
78%
6 reviews
86%
5 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have KitchenAid Blenders Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 2 industry awards for KitchenAid blenders. The table below compares the number of awards received by KitchenAid to other popular blender brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

KitchenAid has won 2 awards for its blenders.

Compare all award winning blenders

Number of Awards Ninja Philips Vitamix KitchenAid Russell Hobbs
Trusted Reviews logo
2
2
1
Tweak.dk logo
2
besteproduct.nl logo
1
Expert Reviews logo
1
gadgetgear.nl logo
1
techgearlab.com logo
1
Techradar logo
1
Total
2
4
3
2
1

How Reliable Are KitchenAid Blenders?

We checked over 14,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of KitchenAid blenders. 20 of these reviews mention reliability of which 93% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of KitchenAid blender owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

93% of reviewers think KitchenAid blenders are reliable.

So, most people think that KitchenAid blenders are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for KitchenAid blenders that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

you'll know where your money has been spent - this is one of the best built
Trusted Reviews
This delivers exactly what I need in a strong sturdy blender
johnlewis.com
It's well made and
ao.com
Unfortunately my first one broke down on (never had a problem with kitchen aid before) me
Argos.co.uk
Feels sturdy
Bestbuy.com
I needed a blender that is durable
amazon.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

It is not the reliable quality product we thought we were buying/paying for
johnlewis.com
My better half bought this for me as mine cheaper one broke
ao.com

Features to Look Out For On KitchenAid Blenders

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of KitchenAid blenders that set them apart from the competition. These include soup function.

KitchenAid Soup Function

KitchenAid blenders that feature soup function include the KitchenAid 5KSB1585 ($275).

What is the Best High End KitchenAid Blender?

KitchenAid K400

$180.00
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KitchenAid K400
1.4L
BOWL CAPACITY
1,200W
5
SPEED LEVELS
$126
OVER 10 YEARS

If you're looking for a high end KitchenAid blender then the KitchenAid K400 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 74, but is a bit more expensive at $180.

Features We Love:
Pulse function
Five speed levels
Ice crushing function
Dishwasher-proof parts

A fully featured and economical to run 1.4L bowl capacity, 1,200W blender.

80
Features
Fully-Featured
66
Value for Money
Good
74
Running Costs
$130 Over 10 Years
74
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the K400 in the US is $180.00 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice KitchenAid Blender?

KitchenAid 5KSB1585

$274.95
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KitchenAid 5KSB1585
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KitchenAid 5KSB1585
1.75L
BOWL CAPACITY
550W
5
SPEED LEVELS

At only $274.95 and with a Kagoo Score of 73 the KitchenAid 5KSB1585 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Soup function
Big bowl capacity (1.75L)
Five speed levels
Ice crushing function
Pulse function

A fully featured but only average value for money 1.75L bowl capacity, 550W blender.

80
Features
Fully-Featured
65
Value for Money
Good
73
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the 5KSB1585 in the US is $274.95 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a KitchenAid Blender?
Is KitchenAid the Best Blender Brand?
What Do the KitchenAid Blender Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have KitchenAid Blenders Received?
How Reliable Are KitchenAid Blenders?
Features to Look Out For On KitchenAid Blenders
KitchenAid Soup Function
What is the Best High End KitchenAid Blender?
What is the Best Budget Choice KitchenAid Blender?

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