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Should You Buy a KitchenAid Blender?

Matthew
Updated 03 September 2021
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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 electric kettles.

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 30,000 user and expert reviews and 50+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.

KitchenAid are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular blenders. Their blenders start at $24 for the KHM512 which has a power of §W, a bowl capacity of §L and is an immersion blender and go up to $596 for the 5KSB6060 which has a power of 1,800W, a bowl capacity of 2.6L and is a tabletop blender. The average price of a new KitchenAid blender is $229.

KitchenAid are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range 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. 6 best blender brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that KitchenAid is the 6th best blender brand out there.

#1
95%
95%
7,238 reviews
#2
Hamilton Beach
93%
93%
1,445 reviews
#3
Cuisinart
91%
91%
25 reviews
#4
Vitamix
90%
90%
988 reviews
#5
90%
90%
3,977 reviews
#6
89%
89%
1,799 reviews
#7
Brentwood
85%
85%
12 reviews
#8
Netherlands
84%
84%
2,903 reviews
#9
Breville
Australia
79%
79%
2,187 reviews
#10
Germany
77%
77%
1,676 reviews
#11
Bamix
77%
77%
48 reviews
#12
NutriBullet
74%
74%
1,775 reviews
#13
United Kingdom
73%
73%
7 reviews
#14
Black & Decker
73%
73%
77 reviews
#15
Blendtec
71%
71%
168 reviews
#16
Smeg
Italy
70%
70%
169 reviews
#17
France
70%
70%
1,725 reviews
#18
Oster
69%
69%
23 reviews
#19
United Kingdom
69%
69%
2,235 reviews
#20
Magimix
62%
62%
683 reviews
#21
Maxi-Matic
61%
61%
2 reviews
#22
Brentwood Appliances
61%
61%
0 reviews
#23
Bugatti
61%
61%
19 reviews
#24
Waring
60%
60%
0 reviews
#25
WMF
58%
58%
858 reviews
#26
Proctor Silex
58%
58%
0 reviews
#27
Gastroback
56%
56%
0 reviews
#28
Electrolux
Sweden
56%
56%
2 reviews
#29
Taurus
56%
56%
0 reviews
#30
Elite
54%
54%
0 reviews
#31
Siemens
Germany
53%
53%
0 reviews
#32
Montana
52%
52%
0 reviews
#33
Orbegozo
52%
52%
0 reviews
#34
Delimano
51%
51%
0 reviews
#35
Cloer
51%
51%
0 reviews
#36
Ariete
51%
51%
0 reviews
#37
Krups
Germany
50%
50%
2 reviews
#38
Omega Juicers
50%
50%
0 reviews
#39
Philips AVENT
50%
50%
0 reviews
#40
JTC
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 ThermoSafe and 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 $1,499
Price Distribution of All Blenders
No. Of Blenders
Average Price
$229
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,649
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
3
4 stars
8
3 stars
2
2 stars
1
1 star
0
KitchenAid logo

User Reviews

5 stars
1,370
4 stars
230
3 stars
58
2 stars
51
1 star
72
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 79% of expert reviews and 90% of user reviews for KitchenAid blenders are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 84% and 86% 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 Philips Ninja Vitamix KitchenAid Braun
Trusted Reviews logo
80%
1 review
85%
2 reviews
95%
2 reviews
83%
3 reviews
73%
4 reviews
pricerunner.dk logo
80%
6 reviews
60%
2 reviews
85%
2 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
80%
5 reviews
60%
2 reviews
100%
2 reviews
pricerunner.se logo
54%
5 reviews
50%
1 review
60%
2 reviews
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
84%
1 review
92%
3 reviews
93%
1 review
80%
1 review
gadgetreview.com logo
75%
2 reviews
83%
2 reviews
92%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.com logo
60%
1 review
83%
3 reviews
Techradar logo
70%
1 review
90%
2 reviews
90%
1 review
techgearlab.com logo
49%
1 review
85%
3 reviews
CNET.com logo
75%
2 reviews
70%
2 reviews
dinside.no/data logo
83%
1 review
67%
1 review
100%
1 review
toptenreviews.com logo
78%
2 reviews
Tweak.dk logo
90%
2 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
70%
2 reviews
smartson.se logo
76%
1 review
gamingshogun.com logo
100%
1 review
gadgetspeak.com logo
72%
1 review
gadgetgear.nl logo
90%
1 review
besteproduct.nl logo
82%
1 review
Average
78%
26 reviews
76%
18 reviews
86%
14 reviews
72%
11 reviews
84%
11 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 Philips Ninja Vitamix KitchenAid Braun
Trusted Reviews logo
1
2
2
2
Les Numeriques.com logo
3
2
pricerunner.dk logo
2
Techradar logo
2
Tweak.dk logo
2
besteproduct.nl logo
1
dinside.no/data logo
1
Expert Reviews logo
1
gadgetgear.nl logo
1
pricerunner.se logo
1
techgearlab.com logo
1
Total
10
4
3
2
5

How Reliable Are KitchenAid Blenders?

We checked over 30,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of KitchenAid blenders. over 110 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
It's typically very well made as tounwould expect from a Kitchen Aid product
ao.com
unfortunately) broke down
Walmart.com
Sturdy construction
Bestbuy.com

NOT RELIABLE

I will never go back to a blender that has to be taken apart to clean (and I seem to not get them put together tightly enough so they leak a bit
Walmart.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 ThermoSafe and soup function.

KitchenAid ThermoSafe

Thermosafe means the glass walls of the blender don't transfer heat, allowing you to handle hot soups and mixtures without fear of hurting yourself.

KitchenAid blenders that are ThermoSafe include the KitchenAid KHB1231 ($25), the KitchenAid KSB1575 ($110) and the KitchenAid K400 ($150).

KitchenAid Soup Function

KitchenAid blenders that feature soup function include the KitchenAid 5KSB1585 ($275) and the KitchenAid 5KHB2571BAC ($116).

What is the Best Mid-Range KitchenAid Blender?

KitchenAid KSB1575

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BOWL CAPACITY
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5
SPEED LEVELS

A great mid range choice, priced at $109.99 is the KitchenAid KSB1575, which has a Kagoo Score of 81.

Features We Love:
Big bowl capacity (1.7L)
Pulse function
Five speed levels
Ice crushing function
Dishwasher-proof parts

A fully featured and critically acclaimed 1.7L bowl capacity, 550W blender, with a reasonable price. Purchasers report that this blender is very great for making smoothies and easy to use, and great for crushing ice.

94
Reviews
615 Reviews
83
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Purchasers report that KitchenAid KSB1575 has great expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with 94% of buyers recommending this blender to others.

The cheapest price that we could find for the KSB1575 in the US is $109.99 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End KitchenAid Blender?

KitchenAid 5KSB6060

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BOWL CAPACITY
1,800W
9
SPEED LEVELS

If you're looking for a high end KitchenAid blender then the KitchenAid 5KSB6060 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 73, but is a bit more expensive at $587.67.

Features We Love:
Big bowl capacity (2.6L)
Ice crushing function
Pulse function
Nine speed levels
Dishwasher-proof parts

An award winning and fully featured 1,800W tabletop blender.

88
Reviews
2 Reviews + 1 Award
80
Features
Fully-Featured
63
Value for Money
Good
73
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Our review analysis indicates that KitchenAid 5KSB6060 has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%.

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What is the Best Budget Choice KitchenAid Blender?

KitchenAid K400

$149.95
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1.4L
BOWL CAPACITY
1,200W
5
SPEED LEVELS
$134
OVER 10 YEARS

At only $149.95 and with a Kagoo Score of 82 the KitchenAid K400 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Pulse function
Five speed levels
Dishwasher-proof parts
Ergonomic design
Detachable knife

A fully featured and award winning 1.4L bowl capacity, 1,200W blender, with low running costs and a fair price. Customers report that it's good-looking and great for making smoothies.

96
Reviews
7 Reviews + 1 Award
84
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Popularity
Quite Popular
77
Value for Money
Very Good
78
Running Costs
$140 Over 10 Years
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Purchasers report that KitchenAid K400 has great expert reviews and superb user reviews with an average overall rating of 94%.

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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 ThermoSafe
KitchenAid Soup Function
What is the Best Mid-Range KitchenAid Blender?
What is the Best High End KitchenAid Blender?
What is the Best Budget Choice KitchenAid Blender?

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