Rated 1 out of 5Â by likes2cook Pay Attention to the Negative Reviews!
I read the reviews, but ... it was on sale and I liked the blender/food processor design. In theory, the idea to have one base for both functions is good. Unfortunately, the "made in China" motor is cheap. Was only able to use the blender prudently a few times in 1 week before it seized-up and died. Never even got to use the food processor part. Fortunately, Kohl's has the best prices, sales, and returns department and they took it right back. I will continue to shop at Kohl's. But unfortunately the quality of Cuisinart appliances has deteriorated over the years and are no where near worth what you pay for them. Don't waste your time and money.
Rated 5 out of 5Â by MinnieT Good product
I bought this product in white colors for over ten years and it still works great as the first day. This product only 500w so I use it with care (2-3 times a week). I use the Food Processor to crush ice before put ice into the blender to make smoothies. In the other ways to make smoothies, I pour juice or milk and a little frozen fruit first, then turn the machine on. After that I drop a little by little more frozen fruit through the cap of the lid until I get the consistency I want. The only problem I had that I broke the lock from the cap of the food processor but it still work if I hold the cap right position. This product is good to spend money on.
Rated 5 out of 5Â by MrsSutton I use it nearly every day
I like the product but the food processor is plastic and mine broke. No worries though, although it has been more than a year, I took it back to Kohls and they exchanged it for a new one. This is the second one I have taken back. About 1 week shy of a year, the motor went out. I took it back to kohls and they exchanged it straight across for another. Yay!! Less than a year, the food processor part cracked and was leaking. So, I took it back and exchanged it. I've had this one for approx. two years and it works fabulously! I love it and use it nearly daily
Rated 1 out of 5Â by atlhockeymom This product is a dud!
I expected a lot from this product because of the price and because of the name CUISINART. Prior to purchase I also checked out the ratings in Consumer Reports and it ranked fairly high for durability and function. The blender function was middle of the road (took a long time to crush ice for a smoothie), but I was satisfied with the size of the chopper and the speed.
I was extremely disappointed when it stopped working completely after about one year and shortly after warranty expiration. As I own several Cuisinart products I called the manufacturer and expected some sort of discounted replacement offer. To my chagrin I got a rude customer service person who offered absolutely nothing. I will never purchase another Cuisinart item.