Ovens from Bosch have an average rating of 80 out of 100, which is in the top 45% of all oven manufacturers that we have assessed.
Electronic Integrated Clock
This oven has an Electronic integrated clock, which is the most commonly found integrated clock on small interior capacity ovens that came out around the same time as it.
This oven has an Electronic timer, which is typical of many ovens of a similar type and age to it.
Quite Long Cable Length
The HBC34D554 has one of the longer cable lengths (1.8 meters) amongst small interior capacity ovens of this age. Across all the ovens of a similar type and age to the HBC34D554 the cable lengths range from 0.95m to 1.8m.
40 Auto Programs
The Bosch HBC34D554 is a 40 auto program oven. Most of the other ovens of a comparable type and age to the HBC34D554 have between 3 and 199 auto programs.
Very Low Energy Consumption
Across all the small interior capacity ovens that have been around for more than two years the energy consumption range from 0.6kWh to 3kWh. At only 0.6 kilowatt hours, the Bosch HBC34D554 has a quite low energy consumption compared to most of the other similar spec ovens that have been around for around the same time as the HBC34D554.
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Very Small Current
The HBC34D554 has one of the smaller currents (only 10 ampere) amongst comparable spec ovens of this age. The smallest current of small interior capacity ovens that have been around for a similar time to the HBC34D554 is 10A, the biggest is 20A, and the average current is 15A.
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Does Not Feature Top and Bottom Heating
Most ovens of a comparable age and type to the HBC34D554 do not feature top and bottom heating. The HBC34D554 is no exception to this as it too does not feature top and bottom heating.
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Running Costs Are OK
The energy efficiency rating of this Bosch oven is A, and the average 1 year running cost of the HBC34D554 is £1,630 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 68 ovens of a similar type and age.
Released Over Five Years Ago
Bosch released the HBC34D554 over five years ago.
One Separate Oven
The Bosch HBC34D554 is a one separate oven oven. That's average compared to the other 234 small interior capacity ovens that are a similar age to the HBC34D554 that we have assessed the number of separate ovens of.
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At 550 millimeters, the Bosch HBC34D554 has a relatively standard depth compared to most of the other ovens of this spec and age.
The HBC34D554 has a relatively typical width (594 millimeters) compared to most of the other ovens that were released around the same time as the HBC34D554.
At 454 millimeters, the HBC34D554 has a relatively average height compared to most of the other small interior capacity ovens that were launched around the same time as the HBC34D554.
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Easy to Clean
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220 - 230
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Running this oven over 10 years will generate 8.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 208 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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