February 2024

Countertop Blenders: MetaRanking

This page highlights the aggregate summary of countertop blenders rankings posted by key online experts, as of February 2024.

Summary

On 8 Feb 2024, ReviewFinder team examined a total of 92 blender endorsements from 10 reputable publishers.

55 blenders were endorsed in total, only 17 made it into this month's ranking. (ReviewFinder requires a minimum of 2 endorsements to be included)

As of 8 Feb 2024, Vitamix A3500 takes the cake as the most critically-acclaimed blender with 8 expert endorsements. 1 expert out of 8 recommended it as the '#1 blender' this month.

Brand breakdown
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Price breakdown
As can be seen in the chart below, lowest high-ranking countertop blenders start at $39.22 (Oster My Blend) and go up to $589.99 (Vitamix A3500). Median blender costs $182.89 (Ninja Foodi Cold & Hot).
$39.22
$589.99

At a glance - February Ranking

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Rank Change Price Blender
Good Housekeeping
Forbes
Rtings.com
Tom's Guide
Delish
TechGearLab
TechRadar
Reviewed
T3
The Strategist
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- $590
Vitamix A3500
The Vitamix A3500 blender is highly praised for its generous container size, powerful motor, variable speed controls, and easy cleaning process, making it a versatile and reliable choice for blending tasks.
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KitchenAid K400
The KitchenAid K400 Blender is a powerful and versatile blender with a durable container, multiple blending speeds and programs, and easy cleaning options, making it a reliable and user-friendly choice for various blending tasks.
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- $539
Breville The Super Q
The Breville The Super Q Blender is a powerful and versatile blender with a range of features, including 12 speed settings and five pre-programmed settings, making it suitable for various blending tasks, and its easy cleaning options and durable construction make it a reliable choice.
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- $405
Vitamix 5200
The Vitamix 5200 is a powerful and durable blender with a large capacity and variable speed control, making it a versatile and reliable option for any kitchen.
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- $189
Breville Fresh & Furious
The Breville Fresh & Furious Blender is a powerful and versatile blender that is perfect for making large quantities of smoothies, protein shakes, and other blended beverages, with its 1100-watt power output, five-speed settings, and four pre-programmed settings.
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- $350
Vitamix E310 Explorian
The Vitamix E310 Explorian Blender is a compact and powerful kitchen appliance that offers precise blending control and durability for a range of recipes.
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- $380
Blendtec Total Classic
The Blendtec Total Classic Blender is a high-powered and durable blender that offers advanced features and easy cleaning, making it a versatile and reliable choice for blending a wide range of ingredients.
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- $105
NutriBullet ZNBF30500Z
The NutriBullet ZNBF30500Z Blender Combo is a powerful and versatile blender that offers precise control, easy cleaning, and is suitable for various blending tasks, although caution should be exercised with the to-go lids and handle.
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- $569
Vitamix Pro Series 750
The Vitamix Pro Series 750 is a high-performance blender with a range of features, including variable speed settings, pre-programmed settings, and a self-cleaning function, making it a versatile and durable option for various blending needs.
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Wolf Pro-Performance
The Wolf Pro-Performance blender is a high-quality and durable blender with a large container, powerful motor, and versatile speed settings, making it perfect for blending large batches of various recipes.
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KitchenAid K150
The KitchenAid K150 Blender is a compact and versatile blender with a powerful motor, multiple speed settings, and a durable construction, making it suitable for a range of blending tasks.
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Zwilling Enfinigy Power
The Zwilling Enfinigy Power Blender is a high-powered and versatile blender that can handle tough foods, with a durable construction and easy-to-use features.
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- $222
Cuisinart Hurricane Pro
The Cuisinart Hurricane Pro blender is a powerful and versatile blender with a range of speed control options and pre-programmed settings, making it ideal for blending large quantities and various ingredients.
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Breville The 3X Bluicer
The Breville The 3X Bluicer is a powerful and versatile kitchen appliance that offers efficient performance, easy cleaning, and a range of features for blending, juicing, and more.
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Cuisinart SmartPower Duet
The Cuisinart SmartPower Duet blender is a versatile and powerful kitchen appliance that offers a range of features to meet various blending and food processing needs.
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Smeg 50's Style BLF01
The Smeg 50's Style BLF01 Blender is a stylish and convenient blender with a powerful motor, precise control settings, and easy cleaning features, making it ideal for making smoothies and crushing ice.
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Beast B10 Health
The Beast B10 Health Blender is a powerful and durable blender with a 1000-watt motor, easy cleaning process, and high-quality construction, making it a reliable choice for individuals who value durability and efficiency in their blender.
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#8 $104.99 NutriBullet ZNBF30500Z
#16 $119.95 Cuisinart SmartPower Duet
#5 $189.25 Breville Fresh & Furious
#18 $194.95 Beast B10 Health
#15 $213.96 Breville The 3X Bluicer
#14 $222.40 Cuisinart Hurricane Pro
#12 $299.95 Zwilling Enfinigy Power
#17 $299.95 Smeg 50's Style BLF01
#6 $349.95 Vitamix E310 Explorian
#7 $379.95 Blendtec Total Classic
#4 $405 Vitamix 5200
#10 $459.90 Wolf Pro-Performance
#3 $539 Breville The Super Q
#9 $569 Vitamix Pro Series 750
#1 $589.99 Vitamix A3500

We ranked Vitamix A3500 #1 in February 2024 because:

  • 8 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Vitamix A3500 as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Good Housekeeping

Best Overall

Superior performance
Self-detect technology
Pairs with Vitamix app

Very loud while grinding ingredients

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Forbes

Best High-End Blender

Very powerful motor that yields smooth, consistent results
Handle slits on the base make it easier to lift
Backed by a free 10-year warranty

Quite loud and heavy (but to be expected for its power)
Some plastic parts don’t feel very durable for the blender’s price

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Tom's Guide

The best smart blender

Makes delicious smoothies
Includes large plastic tamper
Fast auto-clean mode
10-year warranty

Sub-par performance when making oat milk and nut butter

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Delish

Best Large-Capacity Blender

Wide range of programs and attachments

Container is hand-wash only

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TechRadar

Best premium blender

Powerful blades can crush ice, nuts and blend fruit
Array of speed settings
Dishwasher-safe parts

Takes up a lot of space
Expensive compared to the rest of the market

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Reviewed

Best Vitamix / Editors' Choice

Blends exceptionally well
Very fast and powerful
Intuitive controls

Only affordable when refurbished
Loud

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T3

Best premium blender

Intuitive design is a great help
Tamper feature ensures more consistency
Super premium

Whopping great jug

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The Strategist

Best blender with touchscreen

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We ranked KitchenAid K400 #2 in February 2024 because:

  • 6 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked KitchenAid K400 as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Good Housekeeping

Best Blender for Crushing Ice

Self-clean cycle
Sleek design and many colors to choose from
Easy to use presets

Start button is on the small side

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Rtings.com

Best Upper Mid-Range Blender

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Delish

Best Budget Blender

Cost-effective

Poor at grinding down small particles like strawberry seeds

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TechRadar

The best blender if you care about looks

Stylish design
Powerful
Easy to use

No additional accessories included
Didn’t work well on nuts

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Reviewed

Blends exceptionally well
Attractive design

Less sensitive controls
Lack of features

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T3

The best blender overall

Powerful enough for most things
Good size
Keenly priced for a KitchenAid

Glass jug is kinda heavy

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Methodology: combine opinions of key experts

Identify Experts

We identify key publishers and experts that consistently review and recommend countertop blenders.

Capture Rankings

For each publisher we find a currently recommended "top 10" list of countertop blenders, it must be updated in the last 9 months.

Aggregate Rankings

We put all those lists together and aggregate them. The more frequently a product is recommended, the higher it is in our ranking

Experts chosen for February 2024 ranking

We ranked Breville The Super Q #3 in February 2024 because:

  • 4 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
  • Out of those, 2 experts ranked Breville The Super Q as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Tom's Guide

The best blender overall

Excellent build
Quiet(er) compared to other blenders
Rated as one of the best in all of our tests
10-year warranty

Heavy design at over 10 pounds

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TechGearLab

Best Premium Blender / Editors' Choice

Thoughtful presets
User-friendly interface
Personal cup and blender
Heats soup well

Slightly fickle lid

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TechRadar

The best large-capacity blender

Large capacity
Easy to use
Comes with an additional smoothie cup

Takes up a lot of space
Doesn’t cope well with small quantities

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Reviewed

Best Upgrade / Editors' Choice

Very fast and powerful
Adaptable and versatile
Super quiet

Massive base

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We ranked Vitamix 5200 #4 in February 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
  • Out of those, 2 experts ranked Vitamix 5200 as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Forbes

Best Blender Overall

Powerful, quick and consistent performance
Can make hot foods
Comes with 10 speeds that you can control even during blending

Very loud, but you won’t have to run it for a long time due to its power
Expensive, but includes a seven-year warranty

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Rtings.com

Best Blender

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The Strategist

Best blender for smoothies

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We ranked Breville Fresh & Furious #5 in February 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Breville Fresh & Furious as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Good Housekeeping

Best Blender for Smoothies

Green smoothie setting
Carafe and lid are dishwasher safe
Great smoothie results in testing

50-ounce capacity

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Delish

Best Blender for Smoothies

Produces a creamy, grit- and chunk-free smoothie in one minute

50-ounce jar is prone to stains

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TechRadar

The best blender overall

Compact
Affordable for a Breville appliance
Effectively blends and crushes

Small blending jug
Some leaking out of inner measuring lid

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We ranked Vitamix E310 Explorian #6 in February 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Vitamix E310 Explorian as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Tom's Guide

The best blender for small batches

Near pro performance at an modest price
Ideal for small batch preparation
Can produce hot soups

Pitcher wiggles at the base
Subpar ice crushing
Loud at 110dB

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Delish

Best Blender / Editor's Pick

Multiple speed settings
Self-cleaning

Pricey
6-cup carafe

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The Strategist

Best manual blender

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We ranked Blendtec Total Classic #7 in February 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Tom's Guide

The best blender for smoothies

Excellent for smoothies
Large 75 oz capacity
Makes great hummus
10-year warranty

Inconsistent ice crushing
Loud at 108dB

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Reviewed

Great at crushing ice
Easy to clean
Well-built

Bad at finely blending smoothies
Not attractive

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The Strategist

Best less expensive blender

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We ranked NutriBullet ZNBF30500Z #8 in February 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Good Housekeeping

Best Value Blender

Easy-to-read control panel with large buttons
Produces kale smoothies without flecks of kale
Personal-sized cups with lids for portability

Must use caution when removing the cups to avoid messes

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Delish

Best Blender with Personal Blending Cups

Powerful
Suction cups at base prevent it from moving around while in use

Be careful removing the cups to avoid messes

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TechGearLab

Best Bang for the Buck

Fantastic at pureeing
Heats soups
Great at crushing ice and blending drinks

No presets or timers
Can be more difficult to clean

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We ranked Vitamix Pro Series 750 #9 in February 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Vitamix Pro Series 750 as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Reviewed

Blends very well
Well-built

Less sleek than similar models
Manual controls

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The Strategist

Best overall blender

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We ranked Wolf Pro-Performance #10 in February 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Good Housekeeping

Best Powerful

Sleek design
Produces creamy shakes and smoothies
Four pre-programmed options

Blender jar is not dishwasher safe

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Rtings.com

Best Quiet Blender

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Delish

Best Blender for Shakes

Emulsion cap makes adding oils to salad dressings and sauces a breeze

Hand-wash only

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We ranked KitchenAid K150 #11 in February 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Forbes

Best Blender For Crushing Ice

Asymmetrical blades designed to maximize ice-crushing
Intelli-Speed motor control maintains the right speed for pitcher’s contents
Very sturdy base

At 650 watts, not the most powerful motor on this list
Lid can be difficult to remove after blending

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Tom's Guide

The best compact blender

Simple to use
Solid performance for its price
Lots of color options

Smaller 48 oz capacity jar might be too small for multiple servings
Not very stable

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TechRadar

The best value KitchenAid blender

Effective at blending and crushing ice
Simple to use
Dishwasher safe jug and lid

Only three speed settings
No preset programs

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We ranked Zwilling Enfinigy Power #12 in February 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Delish

Best Blender for Soups

High-carbon steel blades are powerful and efficient

Jar is hand-wash only

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TechRadar

Best blender for batch servings

Lightweight pitcher
Easy to use
Fast and powerful on high-speed settings

Expensive
Pitcher position not ideal for left-handed users
Blades not low enough to mix very small quantities

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The Strategist

Most stylish blender

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We ranked Cuisinart Hurricane Pro #13 in February 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Tom's Guide

The best blender for pulsing

Backlit buttons and LED display
Capable of 30,000 RPM
10-year Limited Motor Warranty

Bulky in size
Angled display is hard to read from afar

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TechGearLab

Runner Up Blender / Editors' Choice

Silky smoothies
Excellent at pureeing
Crushes ice with ease

Blades showed signs of wear

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We ranked Breville The 3X Bluicer #14 in February 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Tom's Guide

The best blender which also juices

Combines two appliances in one
Intuitive to operate
Easy to clean

Spout design pours poorly with thicker liquids
Struggles crushing ice

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TechGearLab

Best Multipurpose Blender

Juicer-Blender hybrid
Simple assembly
Convenient presets

Subpar pureeing abilities
Spout doesn't work well for thicker liquids

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We ranked Cuisinart SmartPower Duet #15 in February 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Good Housekeeping

Best Blender Food Processor Combo

Great appliance for small kitchen
Several blending options
All parts except for base are dishwasher-safe

Only 500 watts

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Delish

Best Blender with a Food Processor Attachment

Features food processor and blender functionality

Less powerful than our other recommendations

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We ranked Smeg 50's Style BLF01 #16 in February 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
TechRadar

The best retro style blender

Compact
Matching appliances in the range
Attractive design

Can get noisy
No cleaning program

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T3

Retro-styled, well-specced blender

Unusually attractive for a blender
Optional travel bottle
Various colours

Poorly labelled control wheel
Not as powerful as some

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We ranked Beast B10 Health #17 in February 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Forbes

Best Blender For Small Kitchens

Packs a lot of power (1,000 watts) for such a small gadget
Pitcher doubles as a portable jar
Easy to clean

Only makes small portions
Ridges on jar might make it harder to clean

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The Strategist

Best quiet blender

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