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Should You Buy a KitchenAid Blender?

Matthew
Updated 11 January 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 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 16,000 user and expert reviews and 30+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.

KitchenAid are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular blenders. Their blenders start at $35 for the KHB1231 which has a power of 200W, a bowl capacity of 1L and is an immersion blender and go up to $340 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 $206.

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. 8 best blender brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that KitchenAid is the 8th best blender brand out there.

#1
95%
95%
5,263 reviews
#2
91%
91%
1,505 reviews
#3
Cuisinart
90%
90%
24 reviews
#4
Hamilton Beach
89%
89%
22 reviews
#5
Brentwood
88%
88%
4 reviews
#6
Netherlands
88%
88%
835 reviews
#7
Vitamix
88%
88%
517 reviews
#8
86%
86%
1,086 reviews
#9
United Kingdom
80%
80%
617 reviews
#10
United Kingdom
80%
80%
7 reviews
#11
Germany
77%
77%
209 reviews
#12
Breville
Australia
77%
77%
1,112 reviews
#13
Smeg
Italy
76%
76%
63 reviews
#14
NutriBullet
75%
75%
1,109 reviews
#15
Black & Decker
72%
72%
68 reviews
#16
Blendtec
72%
72%
141 reviews
#17
Bamix
71%
71%
13 reviews
#18
France
70%
70%
1,197 reviews
#19
Bugatti
68%
68%
17 reviews
#20
Klarstein
67%
67%
5 reviews
#21
Oster
67%
67%
18 reviews
#22
WMF
62%
62%
0 reviews
#23
Gastroback
62%
62%
0 reviews
#24
Princess
62%
62%
28 reviews
#25
Maxi-Matic
62%
62%
2 reviews
#26
Brentwood Appliances
61%
61%
0 reviews
#27
Moulinex
60%
60%
1 review
#28
Waring
60%
60%
0 reviews
#29
Proctor Silex
59%
59%
0 reviews
#30
Taurus
56%
56%
0 reviews
#31
Sencor
56%
56%
0 reviews
#32
Elite
56%
56%
0 reviews
#33
Jocel
54%
54%
0 reviews
#34
Blendjet
53%
53%
0 reviews
#35
Montel
53%
53%
0 reviews
#36
Orbegozo
52%
52%
0 reviews
#37
Cloer
51%
51%
0 reviews
#38
Ariete
51%
51%
0 reviews
#39
Krups
Germany
51%
51%
0 reviews
#40
Omega Juicers
51%
51%
0 reviews
#41
Girmi
51%
51%
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 $1,249
Price Distribution of All Blenders
No. Of Blenders
Average Price
$206
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,099
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
3
3 stars
1
2 stars
0
1 star
0
KitchenAid logo

User Reviews

5 stars
788
4 stars
210
3 stars
37
2 stars
22
1 star
19
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 86% of expert reviews and 93% of user reviews for KitchenAid blenders are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 91% 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 Vitamix Philips KitchenAid Braun
Les Numeriques.com logo
80%
5 reviews
70%
2 reviews
100%
2 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
80%
3 reviews
95%
2 reviews
95%
2 reviews
80%
2 reviews
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
92%
3 reviews
93%
1 review
80%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.com logo
60%
1 review
83%
3 reviews
gadgetreview.com logo
75%
2 reviews
74%
1 review
91%
1 review
techgearlab.com logo
85%
3 reviews
pricerunner.se logo
70%
2 reviews
90%
1 review
CNET.com logo
70%
1 review
75%
2 reviews
toptenreviews.com logo
78%
2 reviews
besteproduct.nl logo
82%
1 review
75%
1 review
Tweak.dk logo
90%
2 reviews
dinside.no/data logo
67%
1 review
100%
1 review
gamingshogun.com logo
100%
1 review
smartson.se logo
76%
1 review
gadgetgear.nl logo
90%
1 review
Techradar logo
90%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
80%
1 review
Average
81%
15 reviews
84%
12 reviews
81%
12 reviews
81%
7 reviews
89%
7 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 Vitamix Philips KitchenAid Braun
Trusted Reviews logo
1
2
2
Tweak.dk logo
2
besteproduct.nl logo
1
dinside.no/data logo
1
Expert Reviews logo
1
gadgetgear.nl logo
1
techgearlab.com logo
1
Techradar logo
1
Total
3
3
4
2
1

How Reliable Are KitchenAid Blenders?

We checked over 16,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of KitchenAid blenders. over 110 of these reviews mention reliability of which 92% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of KitchenAid blender owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

92% 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
its build quality is really good
gadgetreview.com
Excellent Build Quality
johnlewis.com
this is a reliable brand
Bestbuy.com
Good Build Quality
currys.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

My better half bought this for me as mine cheaper one broke
ao.com
I've returned a Bosch which was broken down in the first week
johnlewis.com
Mediocre Build Quality
currys.co.uk
It's not very sturdy for heavy mixing
Bestbuy.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 Mid-Range KitchenAid Blender?

KitchenAid 5KSB1585

$274.95
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5
SPEED LEVELS

A great mid range choice, priced at $274.95 is the KitchenAid 5KSB1585, which has a Kagoo Score of 74.

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

A fully featured and excellently reviewed 1.75L bowl capacity, 550W blender. Our review analysis indicates that this blender has very good features, it's very easy to use but really expensive.

92
Reviews
47 Reviews
80
Features
Fully-Featured
65
Value for Money
Good
74
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Purchasers report that KitchenAid 5KSB1585 has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this blender to others.

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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What is the Best High End KitchenAid Blender?

KitchenAid K400

$179.99
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1.4L
BOWL CAPACITY
1,200W
5
SPEED LEVELS
$134
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 80, but is a bit more expensive at $179.99.

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

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

96
Reviews
6 Reviews + 1 Award
82
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Popularity
Quite Popular
72
Value for Money
Good
76
Running Costs
$130 Over 10 Years
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that KitchenAid K400 has great expert reviews and superb user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this blender to others.

Trusted Reviews Recommended
Unboxing batidora Kitchenaid K400 + receta smoothie Green Monster
Unboxing batidora Kitchenaid K400 + receta smoothie Green Monster
Super krachtige KitchenAid K400 blender - Review
Super krachtige KitchenAid K400 blender - Review
Im Test: KitchenAid K400 Artisan Standmixer (volume tested)
Im Test: KitchenAid K400 Artisan Standmixer (volume tested)
Unboxing KitchenAid K400 Artisan Blender
Unboxing KitchenAid K400 Artisan Blender
KitchenAid KSB4027VB K400 Countertop Blender, 56 Oz, Blue Velvet Reviews 2020
KitchenAid KSB4027VB K400 Countertop Blender, 56 Oz, Blue Velvet Reviews 2020
KitchenAid K400 Blender Review
KitchenAid K400 Blender Review
KitchenAid Artisan K400 Blender | Blender Review
KitchenAid Artisan K400 Blender | Blender Review
Review KitchenAid KSB4027WH K400 Countertop Blender, 56 Ounce, White
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Review KitchenAid KSB4027VB K400 Countertop Blender, 56 Oz, Blue Velvet
Review KitchenAid KSB4027VB K400 Countertop Blender, 56 Oz, Blue Velvet

The cheapest price that we could find for the K400 in the US is $179.99 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice KitchenAid Blender?

KitchenAid KHB1231

$35.56
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1L
BOWL CAPACITY
200W
2
SPEED LEVELS

At only $35.56 and with a Kagoo Score of 85 the KitchenAid KHB1231 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Ice crushing function
Dishwasher-proof parts
Protection cap
Detachable shaft
Soft grip handle

Multiple reviews mentioned that this blender has a very powerful motor and it's really easy to use, and great for making smoothies. It's a fully featured and excellently reviewed 1L bowl capacity, 200W blender, with a good price.

96
Reviews
198 Reviews
85
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Popularity
Quite Popular
85
Value for Money
Very Good
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that KitchenAid KHB1231 has exceptional user reviews with 98% of buyers recommending this blender to others.

Kitchenaid KHB1231CU Review Hand Blender
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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 Mid-Range KitchenAid Blender?
What is the Best High End KitchenAid Blender?
What is the Best Budget Choice KitchenAid Blender?

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