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Should You Buy a Ninja Blender?

Updated 10 July 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Ninja Blender?

Ninja is one of the most popular blender brands as well as being well known for it's coffee makers and food processors.

If you are thinking about buying a Ninja blender then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of blender brands is compiled by analysing over 14,000 user and expert reviews and 10 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,500 blenders.

Ninja are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and moderately popular blenders. Their blenders start at $29 for the QB900 which has a power of 400W, a bowl capacity of 1L and is a tabletop blender and go up to $250 for the BL682 which has a power of 1,500W, a bowl capacity of 2L and is a tabletop blender. The average price of a new Ninja blender is $88.

Ninja are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and moderately popular blenders.

Is Ninja the Best Blender Brand?

So are Ninja 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.

Ninja is ranked the No. 1 best blender brand.

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

#1
95%
95%
5,053 reviews
#2
Cuisinart
91%
91%
24 reviews
#3
Hamilton Beach
91%
91%
22 reviews
#4
Vitamix
89%
89%
515 reviews
#5
Brentwood
88%
88%
4 reviews
#6
87%
87%
670 reviews
#7
Netherlands
87%
87%
693 reviews
#8
Germany
84%
84%
196 reviews
#9
United Kingdom
81%
81%
7 reviews
#10
United Kingdom
78%
78%
554 reviews
#11
Breville
Australia
78%
78%
1,136 reviews
#12
78%
78%
1,057 reviews
#13
Black & Decker
78%
78%
68 reviews
#14
NutriBullet
76%
76%
702 reviews
#15
Oster
73%
73%
18 reviews
#16
Bamix
73%
73%
10 reviews
#17
France
72%
72%
1,196 reviews
#18
Blendtec
70%
70%
140 reviews
#19
Wahl
70%
70%
33 reviews
#20
Smeg
Italy
69%
69%
60 reviews
#21
Magimix
68%
68%
533 reviews
#22
AEG
Germany
68%
68%
53 reviews
#23
Tower
66%
66%
1 review
#24
Moulinex
66%
66%
1 review
#25
Dualit
65%
65%
17 reviews
#26
Salter
64%
64%
93 reviews
#27
Swan
62%
62%
36 reviews
#28
Maxi-Matic
61%
61%
2 reviews
#29
Bugatti
61%
61%
17 reviews
#30
United Kingdom
60%
60%
59 reviews
#31
Klarstein
59%
59%
5 reviews
#32
Waring
59%
59%
0 reviews
#33
Brentwood Appliances
59%
59%
0 reviews
#34
Proctor Silex
58%
58%
0 reviews
#35
Zephir
56%
56%
0 reviews
#36
Ariete
56%
56%
0 reviews
#37
Tayama
55%
55%
0 reviews
#38
Jocel
54%
54%
0 reviews
#39
Premier
53%
53%
0 reviews
#40
Elite
53%
53%
0 reviews
#41
Midea
53%
53%
0 reviews
#42
Siemens
Germany
52%
52%
0 reviews
#43
WMF
51%
51%
0 reviews
#44
Cloer
51%
51%
0 reviews
#45
BioChef
51%
51%
0 reviews
#46
Omega Juicers
50%
50%
0 reviews
#47
Flama
50%
50%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Ninja 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
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Ninja Blenders

There's a wide selection of Ninja blenders available compared to other blender brands, with 20 Ninja blenders currently on the market in the United States. Ninja also have better reviews than the typical blender brand, with the average rating of a Ninja blender being 85%.

The average review score for a Ninja blender is 85%.

Ninja have a number of great features including FreshVac Vacuum Blending Technology, Sip n Seal Lid and Auto-iQ which sets them apart from the competition. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Ninja blender is $15 (based on a person typically using a blender for 1 hour per week), which makes them more efficient than most other blender brands.

Ninja blenders tend to be cheaper than most other blender brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.

No. Of Blenders
Average Price
$119
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,199
Price Distribution of All Blenders
No. Of Blenders
Average Price
$88
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,149
Price Distribution of Ninja Blenders

What Do the Ninja Blender Reviews Say?

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

Ninja logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
3
4 stars
6
3 stars
2
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Ninja logo

User Reviews

5 stars
3,938
4 stars
770
3 stars
138
2 stars
61
1 star
132
Ninja has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its blenders than most other blender brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews are actually lower.

Over 82% of expert reviews and 93% of user reviews for Ninja blenders are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% and 90% respectively across all Blender brands.

Purchasers of Ninja blenders frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use.

Looking at just the expert reviews, in the table below we compare the average review score given to Ninja 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 Vitamix Ninja Philips Smeg Tefal
Trusted Reviews logo
95%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
83%
3 reviews
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
93%
1 review
94%
2 reviews
93%
1 review
84%
2 reviews
goodhousekeeping.com logo
83%
3 reviews
65%
2 reviews
60%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
80%
4 reviews
80%
1 review
CNET.com logo
75%
2 reviews
70%
1 review
techgearlab.com logo
85%
3 reviews
toptenreviews.com logo
76%
3 reviews
gadgetreview.com logo
74%
1 review
60%
1 review
Tweak.dk logo
90%
2 reviews
besteproduct.nl logo
82%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
80%
1 review
gadgetgear.nl logo
90%
1 review
gamingshogun.com logo
100%
1 review
smartson.se logo
76%
1 review
Average
84%
12 reviews
78%
11 reviews
84%
9 reviews
79%
5 reviews
83%
5 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Ninja Blenders Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Ninja blenders. The table below shows the number of awards given to the most popular blender brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Compare all award winning blenders

Number of Awards Vitamix Ninja Philips Smeg Tefal
Trusted Reviews logo
2
Tweak.dk logo
2
besteproduct.nl logo
1
gadgetgear.nl logo
1
techgearlab.com logo
1
Total
3
4

How Reliable Are Ninja Blenders?

We checked over 14,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Ninja blenders. 200+ of these reviews that mention reliability of which 83% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Ninja blender owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

83% of reviewers think Ninja blenders are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

Even after removing the seal to clean the lid it still stinks
Walmart.com
also easy to unattached from work top by a simple built in lever
amazon.co.uk
did read some reviews about broken jar issues
Bestbuy.com
better built
Amazon

NOT RELIABLE

Broken after 1 month
Amazon
I returned the Magic Bullet which broke
Walmart.com
I love this if it broke id be lost n would repurchase in a blink of an eye
amazon.co.uk
i've placed in this blender was destroyed
Bestbuy.com

Features to Look Out For On Ninja Blenders

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Ninja blenders that set them apart from the competition. These include FreshVac Vacuum Blending Technology, Sip n Seal Lid and Auto-iQ.

Ninja FreshVac Vacuum Blending Technology

Ninja blenders that feature FreshVac Vacuum Blending Technology include the Ninja BL580 ($100).

Ninja Sip N Seal Lid

Ninja blenders that feature Sip n Seal Lid include the Ninja QB3001SS ($63) and the Ninja BL480 ($43).

Ninja Auto-IQ

Ninja blenders that feature Auto-iQ include the Ninja BL480 ($43) and the Ninja BL642EU ($396).

What is the Best Mid-Range Ninja Blender?

Ninja QB3001SS

$63.48
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0.47L
BOWL CAPACITY
700W
1
SPEED LEVEL
$76
OVER 10 YEARS

A great mid range choice, priced at $63.48 is the Ninja QB3001SS, which has a Kagoo Score of 83.

Features We Love:
Sip n Seal Lid
Has a pulse function
Has an ice crushing function
Has a dishwasher-proof parts
Features non-slip feet

A critically acclaimed and very economical to run 0.47L bowl capacity, 700W blender, with a fair price and a very good spec. Customers report that it's very easy to use and great for making smoothies, and compact.

96
Reviews
125 Reviews
84
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Value for Money
Very Good
94
Running Costs
$76 Over 10 Years
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Ninja QB3001SS has marvellous expert reviews and excellent user reviews with an average overall rating of 92%, based on 125 reviews.

The cheapest price that we found for the QB3001SS in the United States is $63.48 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best High End Ninja Blender?

Ninja CT610C

$157.78
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Ninja CT610C
2.1L
BOWL CAPACITY
1,000W
2
SPEED LEVELS
$109
OVER 10 YEARS

If you're looking for a high end Ninja blender then the Ninja CT610C takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 79, but is a bit more expensive at $157.78.

Features We Love:
Frozen Drink Function
Big bowl capacity (2.1L)
Has an ice crushing function
Has a pulse function
Has a dishwasher-proof parts

A highly rated and fully featured 1,000W tabletop blender, with one of the biggest bowl capacities available and a reasonable price. Customers report that it's very great for making smoothies and good-looking, and easy to use.

96
Reviews
36 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Value for Money
Good
82
Running Costs
$110 Over 10 Years
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Multiple reviews mentioned that Ninja CT610C has fantastic user reviews with an average user rating of 97%, based on 36 reviews.

The cheapest price that we found for the CT610C in the United States is $157.78 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Ninja Blender?

Ninja BL610

$49.50
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2L
BOWL CAPACITY
1,000W
3
SPEED LEVELS
$109
OVER 10 YEARS

At only $49.50 and with a Kagoo Score of 86 the Ninja BL610 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Big bowl capacity (2L)
Has an ice crushing function
Has a dishwasher-proof parts

The highest rated blender under $100, with a reasonable price and very low running costs. Owners report that it's great for making smoothies, very easy to use and great for crushing ice.

97
Reviews
981 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Popularity
Quite Popular
86
Value for Money
Very Good
86
Running Costs
$110 Over 10 Years
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Ninja BL610 has excellent user reviews with 97% of buyers recommending this blender to others.

Ninja BL610 blender review
Ninja BL610 blender review

The cheapest price that we found for the BL610 in the United States is $49.50 and in total we found 3 prices for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Ninja Blender?
Is Ninja the Best Blender Brand?
What Do the Ninja Blender Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Ninja Blenders Received?
How Reliable Are Ninja Blenders?
Features to Look Out For On Ninja Blenders
Ninja FreshVac Vacuum Blending Technology
Ninja Sip N Seal Lid
Ninja Auto-IQ
What is the Best Mid-Range Ninja Blender?
What is the Best High End Ninja Blender?
What is the Best Budget Choice Ninja Blender?

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