Vitamix is a renowned series of high-performance blenders perfect for family meals and entertaining. Here’s a round-up of six popular Vitamix models and their capabilities in order to find out exactly which one does the job best.
The Vitamix 750 gives you the freedom to create gourmet recipes in your own kitchen with speed and ease. This model comes with five useful pre-programmed settings: Smoothies, Hot Soup, Frozen Desserts, Purees, and Self-Cleaning. These settings allow you to simply select a function and walk away to complete other tasks while the blender does the job to completion.
The Vitamix 750 is a good choice for those who like to stick to set recipes; the pre-programmed settings offer greater levels of accuracy and consistent, impressive results every time. To top it off, you’ll also receive a recipe book packed with simple, delicious gourmet recipes you can create with the Vitamix 750.
It also has a variable speed dial and pulse settings designed to chop, blend, heat, and more. The commercial-grade 2.2-peak horsepower motor is capable of blending tough whole-food ingredients, so your smoothies, soups, and sauces turn out velvety smooth. The 64-ounce container is the perfect size for family meals as well as larger gatherings, and is compact enough to fit snugly under most kitchen cupboards. Once you’re done, simply add warm water and a drop of dish soap and the blender will self-clean in just 30-60 seconds.
This model features a variable speed control which allows you to alter the speed as you please during use. Simply turn the dial to one of the ten speed settings to create the texture you best desire. This variable speed setting control feature (instead of pre-programmed settings) is the main difference you’ll find between the 7500 and 750 model. The Vitamix 7500 has a commercial-grade 2.2-peak horsepower motor strong enough to blend whole-food ingredients including fruits and vegetables.
You can turn nuts into nut butters, coffee beans into grounds, mix batter, knead dough, and create silky smooth desserts and purees — and more! With the pulse setting, you can create soups and salsas just as smooth or chunky as you like. You can even use the blender to prepare hot soup from scratch within mere minutes — no need to use the stove! The strong blades can chop and blend vegetables while heating the soup up for you to enjoy immediately.
The blender has a 64-ounce container large enough to feed a big family, yet small enough to fit under most kitchen cabinets. It can also clean itself in just 30-60 seconds with warm water and dish soap on high power.
The Vitamix 6500 features three impressive pre-programmed settings: Smoothies, Hot Soup, and Frozen Desserts. These settings give you the convenience of simply choosing the setting you desire before walking away while the Vitamix 6500 completes the task for you. This powerful model can chop, blend, and heat soups ready to serve on the Hot Soup setting, while delicious ice creams and fruit sorbets can be created with the Frozen Desserts setting.
It also has a variable speed dial and pulse settings which give you full control over the texture of your food. The Vitamix 6500 can create smooth sauces, nut butters, coffee grounds, chunky salsas, pizza dough, cake batter, and more. The commercial-grade 2.2-peak horsepower motor is strong enough to blend whole ingredients without the need for attachments.
The low-profile, 64-ounce container is wide enough to make large quantities of food or drink, so you can always be confident you’ll have enough to satisfy family and friends. This model also cleans itself in just 30-60 seconds on the highest setting with warm water and a drop of dish soap. When it’s not in use, the Vitamix 6500 is short enough to be stored easily under most kitchen cabinets.
The Vitamix 5300 is a compact and powerful blender that makes a smart addition to any kitchen. It features a handy variable speed control so you’re free to alter the speed settings (between one and ten) before and during use. This gives you ultimate flexibility and control over the texture of your food as you make it — whether it be smoothies, juices, nut butters, dressings, sauces, frozen desserts, hot soups, baby food, or something else. You can also take advantage of the pulse setting to create just the right chunky texture for your dips, salsas, and soups.
With strong blades and a commercial-grade 2.2-peak horsepower motor, you can rest assured that the Vitamix 5300 can blend the toughest of whole-food ingredients with ease and without giving up on you. It also features the 64-ounce container capable of producing enough food or drink to feed the whole family every time you use it. The Vitamix 5300 can also take care of cleaning itself for you in just 30-60 seconds — just add warm water and a drop of dish soap and turn on high. Compact and low-profile, this model can fit under most kitchen cabinets when it’s not in use.
With powerful blades and a strong motor, the Vitamix 5200 is hardy enough to blend the toughest of whole-foods and grind even the tiniest seeds. This model features variable speed control settings, which give you total control over the final texture of your creations. Simply choose a setting between one and ten beforehand and change it up as it blends to suit your preferences. The pulse setting is also a useful way of getting your salsas and soups the perfect consistency.
The Vitamix 5200 can be used to create food and drink for any occasion with speed and ease, including: smoothies, juices, coffee grounds, nut butters, non-dairy milks, bread dough, cake batter, and more! It can even chop, blend, and warm up soup ready for serving — as the friction from the blades provide enough heat for you to forgo the stove.
The 64-ounce container is the ideal size to prepare medium to large quantities of food or drink, so your whole family can enjoy your Vitamix 5200 recipes with you every time. You don’t even need to take the Vitamix 5200 apart to clean it. Simply fill it half way with warm water and dish soap and blend on high.
The Vitamix E310 is a compact yet effective blender. It comes with a variable speed control (1-10) which allows you absolute flexibility and precision when choosing the texture of your dishes. Simply choose a setting beforehand and adjust as needed during the blending. In addition, the Vitamix E310 features a handy pulse setting perfect for creating chunky salsas, thick soups, and dips. This model is tough enough to blend virtually any and all foods to create delicious smoothies, juices, pizza dough, coffee grounds, frozen desserts, nut butters, dips, sauces, hot soups, and much, much more! It truly takes the hard work out of meal preparation by doing tiresome activities such as chopping vegetables, mincing garlic, and shredding potatoes all for you.
A strong motor and laser-cut stainless steel blades ensure the Vitamix E310 will remain powerful and last in your kitchen for many years to come. Its smaller 48-ounce container is perfect for producing medium-sized batches of food and drink for individuals or small family meals — this size, however, may be too small for people used to something bigger. This model is also self-cleaning and compact enough to fit beneath standard-sized kitchen cabinets when it’s out of use.
Although all the above mentioned Vitamix models are certainly impressive blenders, the Vitamix 750 offers the highest number of benefits for the user. For people who appreciate saving time and the ability to multi-task in the kitchen, the Vitamix 750 can help you do just that the best. This model is the only one to feature a total of five pre-programmed settings: Smoothies, Hot Soup, Frozen Desserts, Purees, and Self-Cleaning. All you need to do is select the setting you need, leave the Vitamix 750 to work its magic, and be fully confident of what awaits you when you get back. Other models without the pre-programmed setting require slightly more time and effort from the user when making food and drink. The pre-programmed settings on the Vitamix 750 also deliver consistent results which can give you greater peace of mind when cooking. Whether you’re making smoothies, hot soups, or frozen desserts, the Vitamix 750 will give you successful results every time.