Here’s what I discovered researching high-powered blenders, so I’m sharing my findings to hopefully save some people some time. This is a wide chart, so you may have to scroll left (there’s a scroll bar at the bottom), depending on your display.
(Note that some of the links in the chart are affiliate links, so I’ll receive some compensation if you end up buying something, but I have no incentive to recommend any one product over another.)
|Brand Name & Model||Power||Country of Manufacture||Warranty||Tamper?||Jar Size||Best Price I Found||Other Considerations||Thumbnail Image||Video Demo|
|Vitamix 5200||2 HP||USA||7 years on new, 5 yrs on reconditioned||yes||64 oz||$329 certified reconditioned $470 new||Likely high resale value. Spare parts easy to source.|
|Blendtec Total Blender||3 HP||USA||3-year motor-base; 1-year jar; lifetime coupling-and-blade||no||64 oz||$380.97||Pre-programmed cycles, not variable speed|
|Cleanblend||3 HP||Japan||2 years||yes||64 oz||$199.00||Can these small companies honor their warranties?|
|New Age Living BL1500||3 HP||China||5 years||yes||84.5 oz (2.5 liters)||$139.95 reserve price at auction||Can these small companies honor their warranties? Has auto-off switch if it overheats, similar to Vitamix.|
|Waring MX1200 XTX Extreme||3.5 HP||USA||3-year motor, 2 year parts and labor||No||64 oz||$318.60|
|Ninja Ultima Blender||2.5 HP||China||2 years||No||72 oz||$222.88||Comes with single-serve containers|
Return to the more comprehensive review of the New Age Living BL1500 blender.