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Should You Buy a Ninja Blender?

Updated 07 October 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 its 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 13,000 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 $25 for the QB3000 which has a power of 1,000W, a bowl capacity of 0.45L 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 $86.

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%
5,045 reviews
#2
Cuisinart
90%
90%
24 reviews
#3
Brentwood
89%
89%
4 reviews
#4
Hamilton Beach
88%
88%
22 reviews
#5
Vitamix
88%
88%
516 reviews
#6
87%
87%
670 reviews
#7
Netherlands
87%
87%
767 reviews
#8
United Kingdom
82%
82%
7 reviews
#9
Germany
81%
81%
196 reviews
#10
81%
81%
393 reviews
#11
Breville
Australia
80%
80%
1,130 reviews
#12
United Kingdom
78%
78%
554 reviews
#13
Black & Decker
75%
75%
68 reviews
#14
NutriBullet
74%
74%
710 reviews
#15
Oster
74%
74%
18 reviews
#16
Bamix
73%
73%
10 reviews
#17
Smeg
Italy
71%
71%
60 reviews
#18
Blendtec
70%
70%
140 reviews
#19
Wahl
69%
69%
33 reviews
#20
France
69%
69%
1,197 reviews
#21
Magimix
68%
68%
533 reviews
#22
AEG
Germany
68%
68%
53 reviews
#23
Tower
67%
67%
1 review
#24
Dualit
66%
66%
17 reviews
#25
Swan
62%
62%
36 reviews
#26
Salter
62%
62%
94 reviews
#27
Bugatti
61%
61%
17 reviews
#28
Maxi-Matic
61%
61%
2 reviews
#29
Bodum
61%
61%
44 reviews
#30
United Kingdom
60%
60%
59 reviews
#31
Brentwood Appliances
60%
60%
0 reviews
#32
Moulinex
60%
60%
1 review
#33
Klarstein
60%
60%
5 reviews
#34
Waring
59%
59%
0 reviews
#35
Proctor Silex
58%
58%
0 reviews
#36
Zephir
56%
56%
0 reviews
#37
Ariete
56%
56%
0 reviews
#38
Better Chef
55%
55%
0 reviews
#39
Tayama
55%
55%
0 reviews
#40
Premier
54%
54%
0 reviews
#41
Jocel
53%
53%
0 reviews
#42
Siemens
Germany
53%
53%
0 reviews
#43
Korkmaz
53%
53%
0 reviews
#44
Arzum
52%
52%
0 reviews
#45
Montel
52%
52%
0 reviews
#46
WMF
52%
52%
3 reviews
#47
BioChef
52%
52%
0 reviews
#48
Cloer
51%
51%
0 reviews
#49
Midea
51%
51%
0 reviews
#50
Flama
50%
50%
0 reviews
#51
Omega Juicers
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
All blender Brands
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 US. Ninja also have better reviews than the typical blender brand, with the average rating of a Ninja blender being 84%.

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

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
$111
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,299
Price Distribution of All Blenders
No. Of Blenders
Average Price
$86
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $649
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
3,937
4 stars
767
3 stars
137
2 stars
59
1 star
131
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 94% 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 13,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Ninja blenders. 200+ of these reviews that mention reliability of which 81% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Ninja blender owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

81% 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

Very well built blender that's pack a lot of punch
Bestbuy.com
Well made
amazon.co.uk
Love the solid bottom construction of the blender pitcher
Walmart.com
Just always be sure the seal is seated properly when you screw the blades on
Amazon

NOT RELIABLE

it just started causing leaking problems
Bestbuy.com
Broken after 1 month
Amazon
it was packaged very secure to keep from damage the item itself is amazing
Walmart.com
I love this if it broke id be lost n would repurchase in a blink of an eye
amazon.co.uk

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 ($69).

Ninja Sip N Seal Lid

Ninja blenders that feature Sip n Seal Lid include the Ninja QB3001SS ($50) and the Ninja BL480 ($43).

Ninja Auto-IQ

Ninja blenders that feature Auto-iQ include the Ninja BL480 ($43) and the Ninja BL642 ($100).

Ninja Frozen Drink Function

Ninja blenders that feature Frozen Drink Function include the Ninja CT610 ($0).

What is the Best High End Ninja Blender?

Ninja BL642

$100.00
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2.1L
BOWL CAPACITY
1,500W
1
SPEED LEVEL
$163
OVER 10 YEARS

If you're looking for a high end Ninja blender then the Ninja BL642 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 74, but is a bit more expensive at $100.

Features We Love:
Auto-iQ
Big bowl capacity (2.1L)
Pulse function
Ice crushing function
Dishwasher-proof parts

A classic and fully featured 1,500W tabletop blender, with ok running costs and bowl capacity. Our review analysis indicates that it's very easy to use and great for making smoothies but noisy.

87
Reviews
646 Reviews
80
Features
Fully-Featured
69
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
63
Value for Money
Good
67
Running Costs
$160 Over 10 Years
74
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Our review analysis indicates that Ninja BL642 has superb user reviews but below average expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this blender to others.

Nutri Ninja Blender Duo with Auto iQ BL642 Ninja Blender Duo Review
Nutri Ninja Blender Duo with Auto iQ BL642 Ninja Blender Duo Review
Nutri Ninja| Ninja Blender Duo with Auto-iQ (BL642) - Best Blender Reviews
Nutri Ninja| Ninja Blender Duo with Auto-iQ (BL642) - Best Blender Reviews
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The cheapest price that we could find for the BL642 in the US is $100.00 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Ninja Blender?

Ninja BL610

$35.00
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Ninja BL610
2L
BOWL CAPACITY
1,000W
3
SPEED LEVELS
$109
OVER 10 YEARS

At only $35 and with a Kagoo Score of 88 the Ninja BL610 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Big bowl capacity (2L)
Ice crushing function
Dishwasher-proof parts

Our review analysis indicates that this blender isgreat for making smoothies, really easy to use and great for crushing ice. It's The highest scoring blender under $100, with very low running costs and a cheap price.

98
Reviews
983 Reviews
88
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Popularity
Quite Popular
87
Value for Money
Very Good
87
Running Costs
$110 Over 10 Years
88
Kagoo Score
Excellent

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

The cheapest price that we could find for the BL610 in the US is $35.00 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
Ninja Frozen Drink Function
What is the Best High End Ninja Blender?
What is the Best Budget Choice Ninja Blender?

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