Vitamix is the King, when the point of blender market domination comes into picture. It has created several unique models and has included amazing features in its blenders. But today we will be reviewing one of the favorites of its time, the Vitamix 5200 Standard Blender. It is one of the older model and lacks many features as compared to present blenders. But it is also the cheapest vitamix model available in the market which comes with vitamix extended warranty. It has a 7 years warranty by the manufacturer, which can be easily extended for 3 more years at an additional cost of $10, which effectively makes it 10 years of warranty.
The Vitamix 5200 Standard Blender has a powerful motor rated at 2 Horse Power. The motor is huge and wont breakdown at heavy loads. It has been designed for large families and for those who don’t want to shell out money for high end blenders. Since it is an older model, everything needs to be done manually. It does not have any preset functions. But it does come with 10 speed settings. One can easily make anything from smoothies to soups. For best result, one should use the blender at high speed and at this speed one can easily make hot soup within 6 minutes.
It has a specialized lid which prevents any spillage. The container is large and has a capacity of 64-ounce. It can be used for large servings and can feed an entire family in matter of minutes. The only visible drawback is the large amount of noise due to the motor. But in this price range and with vitamix extended warranty it is the best blender available in the market.
For those who have large families and for those who have lower budgets , the Vitamix 5200 Standard Blender is a blessing.