Countertop Blenders Buying Guide: Best Sellers and Highest Rated

Updated 2016

Having your counter top blender fail when you need to use it can be a frustrating experience. When choosing a new blender, it is important to find one that is not only a good value, but is reliable and dependable. In this buying guide, we researched counter-top blenders across multiple sources. We took into consideration buyer ratings as well as best selling rank. Our detailed break down follows.

Highest Rated Blenders on Amazon

Best blenders on AmazonLooking at what Amazon customers had to say, we rated two models by Vitamix the best, followed by a Blendtec model.  The next four best rated models are also by Vitamix. The remainder of the our Amazon blenders top ten list is comprised of a model by Oster and units from Vitamix and Blendtec.

Rating Blender
5 Vitamix 750 Professional Artisan Baker
4.9 Vitamix 5200 Series Blender Super Package
4.8 Blendtec Designer Series Blender, WildSide Jar
4.7 Vitamix 1709 CIA Professional Series
4.7 Vitamix 1723 Professional Series 200
4.7 Vitamix 1732 TurboBlend VS Blender
4.6 Vitamix 1782 TurboBlend, 2-Speed
4.6 Oster Versa 1400-watt Professional Performance Blender
4.6 Blendtec Designer Series Blender, WildSide Jar – Black
4.6 Vitamix 1300 TurboBlend 4500

 

Best Selling Blenders on Amazon

Best selling blenders on AmazonThe best selling list on Amazon differs greatly from the highest rated top ten. The two top selling models are made by Magic Bullet, followed by a Nutri Ninja model. Next in line are a blender by Hamilton Beach and two Ninja units. The remainder of the top selling list contains blenders by Oster, Blendtec and Ninja.

Rank Blender
1 Magic Bullet NutriBullet 12-Piece High-Speed Blender/Mixer System
2 Magic Bullet NutriBullet Pro 900 Series Blender/Mixer System
3 Nutri Ninja Pro Blender (BL450)
4 Hamilton Beach 58148A Power Elite Multi-Function Blender
5 Ninja Kitchen System Pulse (BL201)
6 Ninja Professional Blender 1000 (BL610)
7 Oster BVCB07-Z Counterforms 6-Cup Glass Jar 7-Speed Blender, Brushed Stainless/Black
8 Blendtec Total Blender, FourSide Jar, Black
9 Ninja Ultra Kitchen System 1200
10 Oster VERSA 1400-watt Professional Performance Blender with Low Profile Jar

 

Highest Rated Countertop Blenders at Wal-Mart

Best Blenders at WalmartWal-Mart customers gave top ratings to blenders by Nutri Ninja and Black & Decker, along with a unit by Bella and two models by Cuisinart. The second half of the best selling top ten list is comprised of blenders from Nutribullet, Ninja and Oster.

Rating Blender
5 Nutri Ninja Auto-iQ Blender
5 Ninja Ultima High-Speed Blender with Dual-Stage Technology
5 Black & Decker Die-Cast 12-Speed Blender with Glass Jar, Stainless Steel
5 Bella 12-Piece Rocket Blender, White
5 Cuisinart SmartPower 15-Piece Compact Portable Blending/Chopping System
5 Cuisinart 2-Speed PowerEdge Blender, Metallic Red
5 Nutribullet RX Blender Smart Technology with Auto Start and Stop
4.9 Ninja 3-in-1 Mega Kitchen System Pro
4.7 Ninja Supra Kitchen System
4.7 Oster Versa Performance Blender, Black/Red

 

Best Selling Blenders at Wal-Mart

Best selling blenders at WalmartThe list of best selling blenders at Wal-Mart shares some common models with the highest rated list, with quite a few exceptions. The top seller is a model by Nutribullet, followed by an Oster unit. The next best selling models are by Magic Bullet, NutriNinja and Hamilton Beach. The second half of the top ten best selling list is made up of units by Oster, Bullet, Elite Cuisine and Ninja.

Rank Blender
1 NutriBullet Nutrition Extraction System, As Seen on TV
2 Oster Osterizer 14-Speed Blender
3 As Seen on TV Magic Bullet Express Blender and Mixer System, 17-piece Set
4 NutriNinja Pro Blender, Silver/Black
5 Hamilton Beach Single Serve Blender With Travel Lid
6 Oster MyBlend 20 oz Personal Blender
7 As Seen on TV BPA Free Baby Bullet Baby Food Maker, 20-Piece Set
8 Elite Cuisine 17-Piece Personal Drink Blender with (4) 16-oz Travel-Cups
9 Nutri Ninja Auto-iQ Blender
10 Ninja Ultima Blender

 

Highest Rated Blenders at Best Buy

Top blenders at best buyThe top ten highest rated models at Best Buy is dominated by two manufacturers: Ninja and Nutribullet. Three models by Ninja dominate the top spots, making them the clear favorite among Best Buy customers.

Rating Blender
4.8 Ninja – Ultima 72-Oz. Blender – Black/Chrome
4.8 Ninja – Master Prep Food and Drink Mixer – Black
4.8 Ninja – Professional 1000 3-Speed Blender – Black/Silver
4.7 NutriBullet – 24-Oz. Nutrient Extractor – Charcoal Grey
4.7 Ninja – Kitchen System 1200 3-Speed Blender – Black
4.7 Ninja – Mega Kitchen System 72-Oz. Blender – Black
4.7 Ninja – Professional 3-Speed Blender – Gray
4.7 NutriBullet – Pro 900 32-Oz. Blender – Silver Mist
4.6 Ninja – Professional 72-Oz. Blender – Black
4.6 Ninja – Nutri Ninja Pro 24-Oz. Blender – Black/Silver

 

Best Selling Blenders at Best Buy

Top selling blenders at bestbuyThe best selling list at Best Buy carries many of the models seen on the highest rated list, and features other models that are not. The top spot is claimed by a NutriBullet model, followed by a unit by Magic Bullet. Three models by Ninja follow next. The second half of the top seller list includes blenders by Hamilton Beach, Ninja, NutriBullet, Cuisinart and Oster.

Rank Blender
1 NutriBullet – 24-Oz. Nutrient Extractor – Charcoal Grey
2 Magic Bullet – Blender – Black
3 Ninja – Nutri Ninja Pro 24-Oz. Blender – Black/Silver
4 Ninja – Professional 1000 3-Speed Blender – Black/Silver
5 Ninja – Mega Kitchen System 72-Oz. Blender – Black
6 Hamilton Beach – 14-Oz. Single Serve Blender
7 Ninja – Professional 3-Speed Blender – Gray
8 NutriBullet – Pro 900 32-Oz. Blender – Silver Mist
9 Cuisinart – PowerBlend Duet 7-Speed Blender – Stainless-Steel
10 Oster – 10-Speed Blender – Black

 

Conclusion

The blender models that are favored by customers at each venue vary greatly. Amazon customers prefer Vitamix units over all else when it comes to ratings, but their best seller list is dominated by Magic Bullet. Wal-Mart and Best Buy customers buy models by NutriBullet more than any others, and rate Ninja models quite highly.

We recommend reading what customers are saying about reliability and performance, and balancing that information with cost and other features. The top ten lists from each venue feature a wide range of higher end as well as budget models.

 Sources: Walmart.com, Bestbuy.com, Amazon.com