Updated 17 Jul 2017

Vitamix

S30

Snapshot: The Vitamix S30 has 10 speeds and comes with a blender jug. How does it rate?

S30
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$795

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Test results

Overall score
87
Performance
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Green smoothie
?/10
Blending kale
?/10
Frozen fruit smoothie
?/10

Good points

  • Very good overall.

  • Excellent for performance.

  • Easy to use.

  • Excellent result for blending kale.

  • Excellent result for green smoothie.

  • Excellent for frozen fruit smoothie.

  • Excellent result for crushing ice.

  • Easy to assemble.

  • All parts dishwasher safe.

  • Includes jug.

  • The rubber seal sits on the outside of the blade assembly making it easy to remove and replace.

  • Loop for attaching cup to belt during exercise.

But

  • Can vibrate and move along the bench.
  • Although suitable for travelling and using when exercising, it is heavier than most single serve bottles to carry.
  • Food can become jammed at the top during processing and needs to be manipulated.

How we test

Overall score includes:

  • Performance (60%)
  • Ease of use (40%)

Performance combines scores for green smoothie, frozen fruit smoothie, kale and ice-crushing tests.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$795

Extra test results (/10)

Crushing ice
10.0

Specifications

H x W x D (cm)
30 x 13 x 10
Watts (W)
950
Weight (kg)
3.7 (with jug)
Noise (dBA)
81
Jug/cup capacity (ml)
1200/600
Number of speeds
10

Features

Dishwasher safe
Cord storage
×
Pulse option
Puree capability
Yes
Milling capability

More Info

Notes
Brushed stainless steel option has RRP of $945.

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