Vitamix 5200 Blender review

Vitamix 5200 BlenderVitamix one of the finest and most selling blender brand around the globe. Talking about this brand is more like holding a candle to the sun. This brand has witnessed a century of success and power, and until now, there is no competitor.

It was 2007 when Vitamix 5200 Blender surfaced in the market. Although, it seems quite old looking power-packed performance and positive word of mouth has done wonders for this. It has almost 12 years since the brand embarked on the journey; this has been tested and viewed by the thousands of the customers through these years.

The blender is an impressive combo of performance and powerhouse. Vitamix 5200 embedded with two horsepower motor which brings enough power to go through any of the substances popped into the machine. You just throw anything you want and get it pulverized in seconds. I have also been using it for almost five years, and I saw no drawback to the machine even today.

You get ten variable speeds to toggle from, 64-ounce large container to serve the large family, sturdily built and above all seven-year warranty.

Let’s dive into the specification section and see the range of specification of this Vitamix front-runner.


  • 2 Horsepower motor brings about 11.5 amps blending power
  • Ten variable speed controlled via toggle
  • 64-ounce container
  • BPA free plastic material
  • Adjusted speed automatically for different textures
  • 7-years warranty
  • You do the pulsing job even though no pulse function adhered.
  • 4 prong stainless steel blades


Initially, with the old design, 5200 received an overwhelming response from the professional chef, and it was considered the one stop shop in blending world at the commercial range. Through the passage of the time, this machine witnessed many downfalls but managed to rise every time. Now, when the design has been upgraded, new features have been added, you see the machine comes with easy to use and clean to control functions. Maybe initially the controls were not favorable for common people to use with the changes it has become the best option to choose from. This blender performs smoothly every time; it can work for making smoothies, soups, sauces, frozen desserts, nut butter, whole grain flours, and juices. You can have any type of smoothies for your morning diets and dinners. Let’s look at the designs and other features of it and review them as well.

Yes, it is an older blender, and you may find the design fishy, but the performance and blending is something you cannot overlook at all. This model comes with a powerful motor and base. This is an industrial blender that can blend anything with the powerful motor and large capacity of the liquid. The 2.2 horsepower motor brings about 1500 Watts voltage, and you achieve 37000 rpm, providing amazing rotational speed to get your blending done in seconds.

The ball barring old design of the motor is designed to lower the overall friction and to enhance the life of the machine and produces a higher amount of power. The motor is all made of metal, and you can expect a longer life span from this machine, in our tests we also behold the durability of the motor was above the roof compared to the other models of the same generations.

The machine’s motor comes with an advanced cooling system; it cools down the overall temperature of the machine when it is working. I have seen many motors and machine getting screwed just because of the lack of the automatic shutdown feature while blending at higher speeds. This machine, if it crosses a threshold of heating, automatically shut down without a single hiccup.

In the control panel of the machine, you witness a dial of 10 speeds. You toggle the speed of this machine from one speed to the other just be switching it. The on/off switch showcased on the side of the toggle offers you an experience to swiftly brings life to the motor and use it at the full throttle. The machine is extremely easy to understand and clean to use. This can blend any food you want. You can make dough from the whole grains; you can prepare baby foods, can prepare hot soups, you can have nice veggies soups for your morning diets and much more. The variable speeds of the machine offer you a nice range of flexibility, and you switch from one speed to the other manually as per the type of the substance you are putting into the container.
The machine is equipped with a 64-ounce large container to process your foods easily. This large container size can make you prepare foods for bigger families. This is dishwasher safe, and one can get it cleaned without any problem, made of BPA free plastic. This is a low profile model; you will get the machine fitted in most of the size of the cabinets in the kitchen, no need to worry about fitting it in the cabinet.

The 5200 model can process the smaller batches of the food; you can use the smaller batches if you are required to process food for yourself or fewer numbers of people.

The container sits on the rubber pad; this reduces the vibration when the blender is working, and it makes it more stable compared to the counterparts of the Vitamix.

The blades of this model are hardened stainless steel which makes it the most powerful beast of Vitamix blenders. They are fixed blades, and you will have to use a special wrench to remove them.

The machine is easy to clean; you just put some drops of water and liquid detergent and blend it on Turbo speed for 10 to 30 seconds.

  • A powerful machine that breaks anything you put into the container
  • Ten variable speed controls
  • Effective for smoothies, soups, frozen treats and sauces
  • An effective machine that can do many functions
  • No pulse function but still capable of doing pulsing
  • Extremely durable
  • Self-cleaning
  • No juice squeezing attachment
  • The blades can only be removed using a special wrench
  • Absence of preset function
The Final Thought
The machine is really built to become a valuable addition to your kitchen ambiance. This model has been in the market for years, thousands of people have used and no complaints. You can rely this machine on for making your kitchen life superb due to the lots of smart options, a hands-down approach to get your food processor, and a standout performer.


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