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Vitamix 5200

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Vitamix 5200

Ranked 10th of 10 countertop blenders with a Quid Score of 76.

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Vitamix 5200

Ranked 10th of 10 countertop blenders with a Quid Score of 76.

Product Details

Product Details

Ranks 10th overall.

Key Information
  • Type: Countertop Blender
  • Dimensions: 20.5 x 8.75 x 7.25 in.
  • Power (HP): 2.0
  • Blade System: Laser-cut, stainless-steel hammermill and cutting blades measuring 3-in diameter
  • Jug Capacity: 64 oz.
  • Pre Programmed Settings: Variable speed control
Other Information
  • To Go Cup: No
  • Cooling Fan: Yes
  • Weight(lbs): 10.5
  • Color Options: 5
  • Other Features: N/A
  • Cord Length (in.): 60
  • Extended Warranty: Additional 7 years available for $75
  • Standard Warranty: 7 years
  • BPA Free Container: Yes
  • Additional Accessories: Tamper, DVD, Guide

Expert Rating: 82%

Ranks 4th among competitors.

Expert Rating: 82%

Ranks 4th among competitors.

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Experts love Vitamix 5200’s ease of use and its ability to make hot soup. Negatives include a bulky frame, a lack of presets, and a very high price point.

Full Expert Breakdown
  • Performance - Above average
  • Usability - Below average
  • Design - Average
  • Versatility - Above average
  • Features - Above average
  • Utility - Above average
  • Prep & Clean Up - Average
  • Warranty - Above average (7 yrs)
Notable Positives
  • 7-year warranty with great customer service
  • Versatile
  • Powerful
  • Makes hot soup
  • Blended texture and quality
Notable Negatives
  • Not dishwasher safe
  • Noisy
  • Large and bulky
  • No presets
Full Expert Breakdown
  • Performance - Above average
  • Usability - Below average
  • Design - Average
  • Versatility - Above average
  • Features - Above average
  • Utility - Above average
  • Prep & Clean Up - Average
  • Warranty - Above average (7 yrs)

Customer Rating: 94%

Ranks 2nd among competitors.

Customer Rating: 94%

Ranks 2nd among competitors.

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This model can handle almost every ingredient with its powerful motor. Customers don’t like the insecure base and top-heavy jar.

Ideal for people:

Soup and sauce enthusiasts who have previous experience with using a complex blender.

Not ideal for people:

Those who prefer cold meals, enjoy taking apart a blender when cleaning and need durable material.

Notable Pros:
  • Long lifespan
  • Variable ingredients get smooth texture
  • Speeds ideal for sauces and dips
  • Pulverizes seeds and skins
  • Blended texture
  • Great for smoothies
Notable Cons:
  • Unbalanced design
  • Loud
  • Doesn't heat up hot foods enough
  • Blades not replaceable
  • Hard to clean
  • Difficult to get food out of bottom and sides of container
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Brand Score: 86%

Ranks 1st among competitors.

Brand Score: 86%

Ranks 1st among competitors.

Vitamix’s official motto is to “liberate and nourish the zest for life.” The company designs products that encourage a healthy lifestyle. Vitamix wants to offer its customers the tools they need to prepare nutritious meals and snacks, which include the best blending solutions.

Heritage - 5/5

In 1937, William Grover Barnard founded a company that focused on healthy foods. He called it “The Natural Food Institute.” Barnard went on television to introduce the Vitamix blender to thousands of Americans in 1949, creating the first infomercial ever. In 1964, the company’s name was changed to “Vitamix.” Jodi Berg, the company’s current president, is the great-granddaughter of its original founder.

Innovation - 4/5

The Legacy, Ascent, and Personal blender lines are the latest attempt Vitamix has made to reach a wide variety of customers, especially successful since they made an infomercial deal with Instagram.

Reliability - 5/5

Vitamix has not had products recalled since 2013, and is known for an above-average warranty length.

Social Good - 5/5

The company’s foundation focuses on educating parents during prenatal care and in the first 2,000 days of childhood. According to the Vitamix Foundation, the company funds medical research that explores the effects of healthy eating on diseases.

Relevance - 3/5

Vitamix makes infomercials with Instagram and is focusing on building its YouTube and Facebook presence.

Retail: Best Price $449.95

Ranks 9th in value among competitors.

Retail: Best Price $449.95

Ranks 9th in value among competitors.

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Vitamix’s 7-year warranty covers replacement parts, a full refund, or a new machine. The warranty can be extended an extra 3 years and does not include the effect of abrasive cleaners. If customers choose the 3-year extension within the first 30 days of purchase, the price is $75. After 30 days, the price for the extension becomes $120.

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