Product Comparison: Vitamix 5200 vs Vitamix 6300


General Specifications
Brand
Vitamix
Vitamix
Model
5200
6300
Origin
USA
USA
About the Product
Create every course of your home-cooked meal—from frozen drinks to creamy desserts—in minutes. The Vitamix 5200 is the universal tool for family meals and entertaining.
With its powerful motor, the Vitamix 6300 can handle pretty much anything you would expect from a high-speed blender, including frozen fruits, ice cubes, and even frozen meat. Whether one wishes to make a smoothie from scratch, nut butters, crush ice, or blend raw ingredients into a hot soup, this machine can handle it with ease.
Key Specs
Capacity of Blending Jar
64 oz.
64 oz.
Number of Blades
1
1
Number of Speed
10
10
Pulse Function
No
Yes
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Vitamix 5200 Professional-Grade, Self-Cleaning 64 oz. Container, White
  • Shreds everything you put in it (usually works best with a good amount of fruits/vegetables with high water content).
  • Easily adjust speed to achieve a variety of textures. The dial can be rotated at any point during the blend, so you’re in complete control.
  • The very large capacity 8+ cup mixing vessel is made of a strong plastic which makes it lighter than expected. The blade assembly is sharp and sturdy.
  • This blender has a variable speed rheostat so you have very good control and it also has a max speed mode which is faster than max-variable.
  • For things that you want to blend carefully you have to learn the blender's speed settings. It doesn't have automated settings like "chop" "puree" etc, its just numbers. I tried making a blended coffee with milk and it got whipped up a little more than I would have liked.
Vitamix 6300
  • Makes perfectly smooth drinks, no matter what you toss in. I used to have to take the stems off the kale or other leafy greens. Not anymore. No matter what I put in, it comes out perfectly smooth. Healthier and faster.
  • I am still in love with my vitamix and I use the preset options almost as much as I use the manual speed control. It easily handles everything we have thrown in it from hot soups to frozen desserts.
  • The time taken to whip up the dishes was ridiculously less - about 1 min MAX.
  • It has a pulse button, an on and off switch and a speed control. They did not re-invent the wheel...just made it better..It costs more, but to me it has been worth it
  • Pretty loud. But I don't think it would be possible to get this much power with less noise. I actually kind of like it.
Size & Weight
Height
20.5 in.
20.5 in.
Width
7.25 in.
7.25 in.
Depth
8.75 in.
8.75 in.
Weight
10 lbs.
10 lbs.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Vitamix 5200 Professional-Grade, Self-Cleaning 64 oz. Container, White
  • itamix jar has a nice rubber handle and solid feel to it. Feels heavy and substantial.
  • The plastic base exterior is solid and heavy.
  • It is relatively heavy because it is quality.
  • The size and shape of the 64-ounce container is ideal for blending medium to large batches.
Vitamix 6300
  • Built like a tank. Feels like it could be used for hours in a Jamba Juice without batting an eye.
  • It's durable and not a very huge.
  • This is a NOISY, heavy, too tall processor that you could NEVER use in an apt or small space.
  • Large in size - True, this thing is big.
Features
Color
White
Platinum
Blade Material
Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel
LED
No
No
Number of Bowls
1
1
Material of Blending Jar
Plastic
Plastic
Dough Making Function
No
No
Ice Crushing Function
Yes
Yes
Dishwasher-Safe Parts
Yes
Yes
Extras
Variable Speed Control, Pulverize Seeds
Three pre-programmed settings, 32-ounce container., Pre-Programmed Settings, Variable Speed Control, Make natural, preservative-free nut butter
What customers say about "Features"
Vitamix 5200 Professional-Grade, Self-Cleaning 64 oz. Container, White
  • VERY easy to clean! I was impressed that almost nothing sticks to the pitcher. Of course using sticky stuff like whey or peanut butter will require a bit more cleaning, but when I am just using veggies or fruit I can just rinse it out with some water.
  • Not as loud as many would have you believe. It's a blender, people. It sounds like a BLENDER. I'd put it a titch louder than your everyday blender, but the tradeoff is worth it.
  • The container is shatter-proof, and it is BPA-Free which is another huge plus. The parts are dishwasher safe.
  • Vitamix features a damper, which was nice when the contents stick.
  • The plastic top can be annoying to remove from the jar.
Vitamix 6300
  • Pre-programmed settings are great. Toss my stuff in, set on 'smoothie', and it finishes when done. Just like in the smoothie shops.
  • Easy to clean. You don't have to take the bottom off to clean it. Instructions say to add water and run on low, but I usually just rinse it out immediately after use.
  • Awesome cookbook comes with it, gives tons of soup, smoothie, pancake, etc. ideas. Have done a few already (squash soup...yum).
  • The best feature of this product is the preprogrammed settings of smoothies, frozen, and hot soup.
Power
Cord Storage
Yes
Yes
Wattage
1470 watts
1470 watts
Safety Lock System
No
No
Overload Protection
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Power"
Vitamix 5200 Professional-Grade, Self-Cleaning 64 oz. Container, White
  • Powerful enough for thick recipes, like hummus.
  • This machine is even more powerful than my current machine, so I'm thrilled with this purchase.
  • Love the cord wonder under the base. Lots of power for smoothies and crushing ice.
  • The cord is exceptionally long, and it reaches any of my outlets (of which i have few).
  • As far as it's functionality, it has an incredibly powerful motor that crushes ice instantly.
Vitamix 6300
  • Very powerful. Great value. Looks great on counter.
  • Love the blending power! Handles kale smoothies like a dream!
  • I'm very pleased with my blender selection. It is a very powerful machine
  • Loud - not to the point of making me leave the kitchen, but it's noticeable, with the pre-set settings, I can just leave and comeback after it's done.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
7 year(s)
7 year(s)
Certifications
cULus
cULus

Vitamix 5200

Vitamix 6300

Other Information
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MSRP
449.95 $

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