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Should You Buy a Ninja Blender?

Matthew
Updated 03 March 2020
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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 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 $21 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 $87.

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%
5,032 reviews
#2
Cuisinart
92%
92%
24 reviews
#3
Hamilton Beach
90%
90%
22 reviews
#4
Brentwood
88%
88%
4 reviews
#5
Netherlands
88%
88%
777 reviews
#6
Vitamix
88%
88%
516 reviews
#7
86%
86%
887 reviews
#8
80%
80%
1,067 reviews
#9
Breville
Australia
80%
80%
1,114 reviews
#10
United Kingdom
78%
78%
7 reviews
#11
Germany
76%
76%
196 reviews
#12
United Kingdom
76%
76%
555 reviews
#13
Black & Decker
75%
75%
68 reviews
#14
Oster
74%
74%
18 reviews
#15
NutriBullet
72%
72%
687 reviews
#16
Smeg
Italy
71%
71%
62 reviews
#17
Blendtec
71%
71%
140 reviews
#18
Wahl
69%
69%
33 reviews
#19
France
69%
69%
1,197 reviews
#20
Bamix
67%
67%
10 reviews
#21
Tower
67%
67%
1 review
#22
Salter
64%
64%
91 reviews
#23
AEG
Germany
62%
62%
41 reviews
#24
Waring
62%
62%
0 reviews
#25
Bugatti
61%
61%
17 reviews
#26
Maxi-Matic
61%
61%
2 reviews
#27
Moulinex
60%
60%
1 review
#28
Brentwood Appliances
60%
60%
0 reviews
#29
Dualit
59%
59%
17 reviews
#30
Proctor Silex
59%
59%
0 reviews
#31
Sencor
55%
55%
0 reviews
#32
Elite
53%
53%
0 reviews
#33
Jocel
53%
53%
0 reviews
#34
Siemens
Germany
53%
53%
0 reviews
#35
Montel
52%
52%
0 reviews
#36
WMF
51%
51%
0 reviews
#37
Cloer
51%
51%
0 reviews
#38
Ariete
51%
51%
0 reviews
#39
Better Chef
51%
51%
0 reviews
#40
Tayama
51%
51%
0 reviews
#41
Midea
50%
50%
0 reviews
#42
Girmi
50%
50%
0 reviews
#43
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 10 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 85%.

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

Ninja have a number of great features including FreshVac Vacuum Blending Technology, Auto-iQ and Sip n Seal Lid 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
$104
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,099
Price Distribution of All Blenders
No. Of Blenders
Average Price
$87
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,299
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
4
4 stars
4
3 stars
2
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Ninja logo

User Reviews

5 stars
3,938
4 stars
758
3 stars
140
2 stars
58
1 star
124
Ninja 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 80% of expert reviews and 94% of user reviews for Ninja blenders are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 89% and 90% respectively across all Blender brands.

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

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 Tefal Smeg
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
93%
1 review
94%
2 reviews
84%
2 reviews
93%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.com logo
83%
3 reviews
65%
2 reviews
60%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
95%
2 reviews
83%
3 reviews
80%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
80%
4 reviews
80%
1 review
gadgetreview.com logo
74%
1 review
75%
2 reviews
techgearlab.com logo
85%
3 reviews
toptenreviews.com logo
76%
3 reviews
CNET.com logo
75%
2 reviews
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
82%
10 reviews
84%
9 reviews
83%
5 reviews
79%
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 received by 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 Tefal Smeg
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. over 200 of these reviews mention reliability of which 82% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Ninja blender owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

82% 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 durable
Bestbuy.com
Well built
amazon.co.uk
which are sturdy not unbreakable
Amazon
I bought this Ninja because my expensive blender broke after ten years of use
Walmart.com

NOT RELIABLE

I can't tell now how robust the parts are
amazon.co.uk
it just started causing leaking problems
Bestbuy.com
Broken after 1 month
Amazon
I returned the Magic Bullet which broke
Walmart.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, Auto-iQ and Sip n Seal Lid.

Ninja FreshVac Vacuum Blending Technology

Ninja blenders that feature FreshVac Vacuum Blending Technology include the Ninja BL580 ($60).

Ninja Auto-IQ

Ninja blenders that feature Auto-iQ include the Ninja BL480 ($49).

Ninja Sip N Seal Lid

Ninja blenders that feature Sip n Seal Lid include the Ninja QB3001SS ($50) and the Ninja BL480 ($49).

What is the Best Mid-Range Ninja Blender?

Ninja BL450

$59.00
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Ninja BL450
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Ninja BL450
0.65L
BOWL CAPACITY
900W
$92
OVER 10 YEARS

A great mid range choice, priced at $59 is the Ninja BL450, which has a Kagoo Score of 78.

Features We Love:
Ice crushing function
Pulse function
Dishwasher-proof parts
Quite big power (900W)

Owners report that this blender has a very powerful motor and it's very great for making smoothies, and easy to use. It's a classic and very economical to run 0.65L bowl capacity, 900W blender, with an affordable price and a very good spec.

90
Reviews
419 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Value for Money
Very Good
83
Running Costs
$92 Over 10 Years
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Multiple reviews mentioned that Ninja BL450 has brilliant user reviews but ok expert reviews with an average overall rating of 77%, based on 419 reviews.

Ninja Nutri Ninja BL450 review
Ninja Nutri Ninja BL450 review

The cheapest price that we could find for the BL450 in the US is $59.00 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best High End Ninja Blender?

Ninja CT610C

$148.15
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Ninja CT610C
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Ninja CT610C
2.1L
BOWL CAPACITY
1,000W
2
SPEED LEVELS
$102
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 $148.15.

Features We Love:
Frozen Drink Function
Big bowl capacity (2.1L)
Ice crushing function
Pulse function
Dishwasher-proof parts

A classic and bowl capacity 1,000W tabletop blender, with very low running costs and a good price. Multiple reviews mentioned 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
81
Running Costs
$100 Over 10 Years
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Owners report that Ninja CT610C has marvellous user reviews with an average user rating of 97%, based on 36 reviews.

The cheapest price that we could find for the CT610C in the US is $148.15 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Ninja Blender?

Ninja QB3001SS

$49.99
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Ninja QB3001SS
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Ninja QB3001SS
0.47L
BOWL CAPACITY
700W
1
SPEED LEVEL
$71
OVER 10 YEARS

At only $49.99 and with a Kagoo Score of 85 the Ninja QB3001SS makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Sip n Seal Lid
Pulse function
Ice crushing function
Dishwasher-proof parts
Features non-slip feet

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

96
Reviews
125 Reviews
85
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Popularity
Quite Popular
83
Value for Money
Very Good
94
Running Costs
$71 Over 10 Years
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent

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

The cheapest price that we could find for the QB3001SS in the US is $49.99 but in total we found only 2 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 Auto-IQ
Ninja Sip N Seal Lid
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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