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Should You Buy a KitchenAid Blender?

Updated 18 August 2019 by Matthew
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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 it's mixers, coffee grinders and toasters.

If you are thinking about buying a KitchenAid 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.

KitchenAid are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular blenders. Their blenders start at £24 for the KHB1231 which has a power of 200W, a bowl capacity of 1L and is an immersion blender and go up to £550 for the 5KSB8270 which has a power of 1,800W, a bowl capacity of 1.65L and is a tabletop blender. The average price of a new KitchenAid blender is £203.

KitchenAid are recognised for their wide selection of premium 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
Germany
95%
95%
196 reviews
#2
94%
94%
670 reviews
#3
United Kingdom
94%
94%
7 reviews
#4
93%
93%
5,056 reviews
#5
Netherlands
92%
92%
694 reviews
#6
92%
92%
1,063 reviews
#7
United Kingdom
91%
91%
59 reviews
#8
Vitamix
89%
89%
516 reviews
#9
France
88%
88%
1,197 reviews
#10
United Kingdom
88%
88%
554 reviews
#11
Cuisinart
87%
87%
24 reviews
#12
Magimix
86%
86%
533 reviews
#13
Breville
Australia
86%
86%
1,135 reviews
#14
Beko
Turkey
84%
84%
17 reviews
#15
Smeg
Italy
81%
81%
60 reviews
#16
Sage
81%
81%
35 reviews
#17
NutriBullet
80%
80%
693 reviews
#18
AEG
Germany
80%
80%
53 reviews
#19
Hamilton Beach
79%
79%
22 reviews
#20
Tower
78%
78%
1 review
#21
Brentwood
78%
78%
4 reviews
#22
Salter
77%
77%
92 reviews
#23
Wahl
75%
75%
33 reviews
#24
Princess
75%
75%
1 review
#25
WMF
75%
75%
0 reviews
#26
Bamix
75%
75%
10 reviews
#27
Dualit
75%
75%
17 reviews
#28
Moulinex
73%
73%
1 review
#29
Blendtec
72%
72%
140 reviews
#30
Swan
72%
72%
36 reviews
#31
Bugatti
71%
71%
17 reviews
#32
Gastroback
71%
71%
0 reviews
#33
TriStar
70%
70%
0 reviews
#34
Bodum
70%
70%
44 reviews
#35
Oster
69%
69%
18 reviews
#36
Essentials
United Kingdom
69%
69%
169 reviews
#37
Rommelsbacher
69%
69%
0 reviews
#38
Electrolux
Sweden
68%
68%
2 reviews
#39
Ariete
68%
68%
0 reviews
#40
Elgento
68%
68%
0 reviews
#41
Krups
Germany
66%
66%
0 reviews
#42
Grundig
Germany
66%
66%
0 reviews
#43
Zephir
66%
66%
0 reviews
#44
Domo
65%
65%
0 reviews
#45
Brabantia
65%
65%
21 reviews
#46
Taurus
65%
65%
0 reviews
#47
Clatronic
65%
65%
0 reviews
#48
Girmi
64%
64%
0 reviews
#49
Klarstein
64%
64%
5 reviews
#50
Solac
63%
63%
0 reviews
#51
Inventum
63%
63%
0 reviews
#52
Hotpoint
United States
63%
63%
1 review
#53
JATA
63%
63%
0 reviews
#54
Black & Decker
63%
63%
68 reviews
#55
Steba
63%
63%
0 reviews
#56
Waring
63%
63%
0 reviews
#57
Brentwood Appliances
63%
63%
0 reviews
#58
Unold
62%
62%
0 reviews
#59
Gorenje
Slovenia
61%
61%
0 reviews
#60
Adler
61%
61%
0 reviews
#61
Fritel
60%
60%
0 reviews
#62
Daewoo
South Korea
60%
60%
0 reviews
#63
Tayama
60%
60%
0 reviews
#64
Graef
60%
60%
0 reviews
#65
Boretti
59%
59%
0 reviews
#66
Caso
59%
59%
0 reviews
#67
Korona
59%
59%
0 reviews
#68
JTC
59%
59%
0 reviews
#69
Sunbeam
59%
59%
0 reviews
#70
Cloer
59%
59%
0 reviews
#71
Omega Juicers
59%
59%
0 reviews
#72
Jupiter
58%
58%
0 reviews
#73
Lafe
58%
58%
0 reviews
#74
Magefesa
58%
58%
0 reviews
#75
Palson
58%
58%
0 reviews
#76
Vestel
Turkey
57%
57%
0 reviews
#77
ProfiCook
57%
57%
0 reviews
#78
Emerio
57%
57%
0 reviews
#79
MPM
56%
56%
1 review
#80
G3 Ferrari
56%
56%
0 reviews
#81
Bomann
55%
55%
0 reviews
#82
Olimpic
55%
55%
0 reviews
#83
ESGE
55%
55%
0 reviews
#84
Esperanza
55%
55%
0 reviews
#85
ECG
55%
55%
0 reviews
#86
Flama
54%
54%
0 reviews
#87
Siemens
Germany
54%
54%
0 reviews
#88
SUNTEC
53%
53%
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 20 KitchenAid blenders currently on the market in the UK. 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 and Patented Removable Pan Guard 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 £31 (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
£98
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £1,449
Price Distribution of All Blenders
No. Of Blenders
Average Price
£203
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £1,449
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
1
4 stars
2
3 stars
1
2 stars
0
1 star
0
KitchenAid logo

User Reviews

5 stars
790
4 stars
196
3 stars
35
2 stars
18
1 star
17
KitchenAid 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 75% of expert reviews and 93% of user reviews for KitchenAid blenders are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 88% and 90% respectively across all Blender brands.

Purchasers of KitchenAid 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 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 Vitamix Ninja Philips Smeg Tefal KitchenAid
Trusted Reviews logo
95%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
83%
3 reviews
100%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
80%
4 reviews
80%
1 review
70%
2 reviews
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
93%
1 review
94%
2 reviews
93%
1 review
84%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.com logo
83%
3 reviews
65%
2 reviews
60%
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
83%
4 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have KitchenAid Blenders Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 1 industry award for a KitchenAid blender. The table below compares the number of awards given to KitchenAid to other popular blender brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

KitchenAid has won 1 award for its blenders.

Compare all award winning blenders

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

How Reliable Are KitchenAid Blenders?

We checked over 14,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of KitchenAid blenders. 50+ of these reviews that mention reliability of which 88% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of KitchenAid blender owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

88% 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

nice construction
Bestbuy.com
Very sturdy
Argos.co.uk
The solid build of the base gives a feeling of a well engineered product
johnlewis.com

NOT RELIABLE

It is not the reliable quality product we thought we were buying/paying for
johnlewis.com
It's not very sturdy for heavy mixing
Bestbuy.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 soup function and Patented Removable Pan Guard.

KitchenAid Soup Function

KitchenAid blenders that feature soup function include the KitchenAid 5KSB1585BOB (£120), the KitchenAid 5KSB8270BCA (£500) and the KitchenAid 5KHB2571BSX (£99).

KitchenAid Patented Removable Pan Guard

KitchenAid blenders that feature Patented Removable Pan Guard include the KitchenAid 5KHB2571BSX (£99).

What is the Best Mid-Range KitchenAid Blender?

KitchenAid 5KSB1585BOB

£119.99
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1.75L
BOWL CAPACITY
550W
5
SPEED LEVELS

A great mid range choice, priced at £119.99 is the KitchenAid 5KSB1585BOB, which has a Kagoo Score of 87.

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

A new and very highly rated 1.75L bowl capacity, 550W blender, with a fair price and a very good spec. Multiple reviews mentioned that this blender has outstanding features, it's really easy to use but very expensive.

94
Reviews
47 Reviews
89
Features
Fully-Featured
91
Popularity
Widely Available
75
Value for Money
Very Good
90
Age
16 Months Old
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that KitchenAid 5KSB1585BOB 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 5KSB1585BOB in the UK is £119.99 and in total we found 15 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End KitchenAid Blender?

KitchenAid 5KSB8270BCA

£499.97
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1.65L
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If you're looking for a high end KitchenAid blender then the KitchenAid 5KSB8270BCA takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 82, but is a bit more expensive at £499.97.

Features We Love:
Soup function
Big bowl capacity (1.65L)
11 speed levels
Pulse function
Ice crushing function

A top of the range but 2 year old 1.65L bowl capacity, 1,800W blender.

94
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Popularity
Quite Popular
65
Value for Money
Good
84
Age
2 Years Old
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent

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What is the Best Budget Choice KitchenAid Blender?

KitchenAid KHB1231IC

£24.02
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2
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At only £24.02 and with a Kagoo Score of 86 the KitchenAid KHB1231IC makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Ice crushing function
Dishwasher-proof parts
Easy to clean
Dishwasher proof
Jug

A positively reviewed and relatively new 1L bowl capacity, 200W blender, with a good spec and a reasonable price. Our review analysis indicates that this blender has a powerful motor and it's really easy to use and strong, and durable.

97
Reviews
186 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
91
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
81
Value for Money
Very Good
89
Age
18 Months Old
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that KitchenAid KHB1231IC has outstanding user reviews with 98% of buyers recommending this blender to others.

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Find the best KitchenAid blender for you by checking our complete list of over 425 blenders
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
KitchenAid Patented Removable Pan Guard
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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