The Waring Xtreme MX1000R is part of the blender
test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, blender
models like the Xtreme MX1000R are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Icy drinks (Smoothies):
Smoothness and thickness of non-alcholic pina coladas are determined using assorted size sieves. Blenders that do well for icy drinks also do well for smoothies.
Judgements on ease of cleaning and replacing blade; clarity of controls and jar markings; pouring ease; and jar balance, etc.
How well the blender pureed soup.
About This Brand
Offers include high-mid-range to premium-category products. Most of Waring's blenders incorporate die-cast-metal bases, two-speed operation, and the Waring toggle switch; its trademark metal jar is also available as an option. Products are available at department stores and specialty stores. Prices range from $60 to $400.
Features & Specs - Waring Xtreme MX1000R
Glass jar Heavy and stable, can be put in the dishwasher, and don't get cloudy or stained.
Plastic jar Lighter and easier to handle than glass, but that makes them more likely to wobble or tip over.
Stainless-steel jar Stylish, sturdy, lighter than glass, and often dishwasher-safe, but you can't see the contents.
Removable blade A blade that can be removed makes cleaning easier.
Controls Indicates the type of controls the blender has.
Pulse Identifies that the blender has a pulse feature, which provides the user with greater control during use and prevents overblending.
Jar weight (lbs.) Weight of the jar and lid.
Jar weight (lbs.)
Height (in.) The height of the blender.
Dimensions (in.) The footprint of the blender
8.5 x 8.5
Accessories Additional items either found in box or on the model.
Personal blender attachment A smaller blender jar/cup with own blade assembly. The performance of the personal blender can be found in the Personal Blenders category
The Waring Xtreme is a powerful and well built blender that is versitile enough to handle any reasonable job you throw its way. The fact that it operates on only high and low speeds and has a pulse control is not a significant disadvantage, but does require that you take a bit of time to learn how to utilized the speeds to obtain the results you desire. If you shop around you can find this blender at a price point that makes it an unbeatable deal