How to Choose the Best Centrifugal Juicer

I think the best centrifugal juicer for me should have several speeds to choose from, a large chute, and it should be dishwasher safe because my girlfriend doesn’t like to spend time washing up afterwards! But what I like doesn’t mean that’s what you should have too, because everyone has different needs.
Check out these features of juicers and see which feature you definitely must have!
Large chute
Saves preparation time because you don’t have to cut up the fruits into smaller pieces. I really like my Breville because it has a 3-inch wide chute!
Dishwasher safe
Some juicers have removable parts that are dishwasher safe so that you can clean them easily. For lazy people like me, the juicer must be at least easy to clean even if not dishwasher safe.
Clear juice container
Usually centrifugal juicers have a clear juice container with volume markings so that you can measure how much juice you make.
Pulp ejection
Some juicers eject the pulp into a separate container for easier cleaning. You only have to empty that container. This feature is usually not found in centrifugal juicers, which takes a little more work to clean up.
Safety lock lid
The juicer won’t start unless you click the lid on securely. I think the safety features are pretty important, even though a gadget with many safety features may be a bit troublesome to use, but at least they save you trouble cleaning up careless messes afterwards. Most juicers have non-slip base and some have a drip cup to catch the remaining juice.
Some juicers come with two speeds. If you like to juice both soft and hard fruits, this is a great feature. Slow speed is for the soft fruits and high speed for hard fruits. This will help get the most out of the fruits.
Metal or plastic?
Some juicers have a metal body but some have a plastic body. A few of the models come in both versions. Some people would choose metal body because the plastic ones look a bit flimsy and breakable, but some prefer plastic body if only because it is lighter and easier to move around. I guess it depends on personal preference because not all plastic ones are really flimsy and of bad quality.
Warranty period
Check for your juicer’s warranty! The manufacturer’s customer service should have a good reputation too, as you wouldn’t want to talk to unhelpful people when you’re already upset over a broken part.
All that said, one of the most important things when you’re shopping for a centrifugal juicer, is to read the many reviews and find out what others recommend. I have a list of top picks here: Centrifugal Juicer Reviews.