Vitamix 5200 vs. Ninja 1100: The Breakdown!

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A new kid on the block just showed up, the Ninja 1100! How does the trusty Vitamix 5200 compare to the Ninja 1100? Well, here is the breakdown for you:

Available Colors: 

  • Vitamix 5200 comes in 5 different colors: Brushed Stainless, Black, Platinum, Red, & White.
  • Ninja 1100 is only available in the color Black (maybe they are referring to the clothing color of choice for ninjas? :P)


  • Vitamix  5200 is priced at $449.00.
  • Ninja 1100  is priced at $159.80, which is almost 3 times cheaper than the Vitamix. 


  • Vitamix 5200 has a reliable 7 year warranty (10 year warranty is offered for $75 more).
  • Ninja 1100 only offers a 2 year warranty.


  • Vitamix 5200 has a2-peak horsepower.
  • Ninja 1100, the horsepower is not listed on their website. 


  • Vitamix 5200 draws in a power of 1380 watts (11.5 amps).
  • Ninja 1100 draws in a power of 1100 watts (8 amps).


  • Vitamix 5200 comes with one 64 oz container.
  • Ninja 1100 comes with the 40 oz Processing Bowl with Blade and Lid as well as a 72 oz Pitcher with Blade and Lid.


  • Vitamix 5200 has Variable Speed Control (speeds range from 11mph to 240mph), on and off switch, and a toggle dial for high speed blending.
  • Ninja 1100 has 3 speeds and a pulse setting.

Included Accessories:

  • Vitamix 5200 comes with Whole Food Recipes cookbook, Getting Started guide, Let’s Get Started DVD, & Tamper stick.
  • Ninja 1100 comes with a whisk attachment, dough hook, cookie dough paddle, & dough station.


  • Vitamix 5200 – Height: 20.5” Width:7.25” Depth:8.75” Weight:10.5625 lbs. Cord:6 feet
  • Ninja 1100 – Height:12” Width: 20”Depth:8”Weight: 11 lbs. Cord: 2 feet

Here’s a YouTube video created by YouTuber LonestarCookerMan, showing a live demo of both blenders side by side:

After reading our breakdown of the two blenders, and watching the video above – what are your thoughts on the Ninja 1100? Is it better than the Vitamix 5200? Tell us down below!

Happy Blending! 🙂



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