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Should You Buy a Bosch Dishwasher?

Matthew
Updated 18 June 2020
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should you buy a Bosch Dishwasher?

Bosch is one of the most popular dishwasher brands as well as being well known for its washing machines, electric kettles and coffee makers. The company behind Bosch also manufacturers Balay, Neff and Siemens Dishwashers.

If you are thinking about buying a Bosch dishwasher then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of dishwasher brands is compiled by analysing over 20,000 user and expert reviews and 70+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 5,000 dishwashers.

Bosch are recognised for their wide selection of premium and award winning dishwashers. Their dishwashers start at £220 for the SMS24AW01 which has a noise level of 50dB and 12 place setting place setting and go up to £981 for the SPS69T72EU which has a noise level of 44dB and 10 place setting place setting. The average price of a new Bosch dishwasher is £498.

Bosch are recognised for their wide selection of premium and award winning dishwashers.

Is Bosch the Best Dishwasher Brand?

So are Bosch dishwashers any good? We give every dishwasher a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all dishwashers we are able to impartially rank all the dishwasher brands.

Bosch is ranked the No. 1 best dishwasher brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Bosch is the actually best dishwasher brand out there.

#1
Germany
95%
95%
4,611 reviews
#2
Germany
93%
93%
76 reviews
#3
Germany
90%
90%
367 reviews
#4
Italy
89%
89%
170 reviews
#5
United States
89%
89%
1,336 reviews
#6
Germany
89%
89%
287 reviews
#7
Turkey
87%
87%
3,531 reviews
#8
AEG
Germany
87%
87%
212 reviews
#9
United States
86%
86%
92 reviews
#10
Italy
85%
85%
1,089 reviews
#11
Italy
84%
84%
397 reviews
#12
United States
82%
82%
449 reviews
#13
Italy
81%
81%
140 reviews
#14
Kenwood
United Kingdom
81%
81%
1,721 reviews
#15
Blomberg
79%
79%
3 reviews
#16
Belling
United Kingdom
78%
78%
131 reviews
#17
Grundig
Germany
78%
78%
237 reviews
#18
South Korea
78%
78%
198 reviews
#19
New Zealand
78%
78%
17 reviews
#20
John Lewis
77%
77%
108 reviews
#21
Japan
76%
76%
205 reviews
#22
Essentials
United Kingdom
76%
76%
1,006 reviews
#23
Slovenia
76%
76%
2 reviews
#24
Electra
75%
75%
612 reviews
#25
Poland
74%
74%
33 reviews
#26
Hisense
China
74%
74%
0 reviews
#27
Sweden
73%
73%
1 review
#28
Swan
71%
71%
29 reviews
#29
Montpellier
71%
71%
0 reviews
#30
Stoves
United Kingdom
69%
69%
21 reviews
#31
Galanz
68%
68%
0 reviews
#32
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
67%
67%
40 reviews
#33
CDA
United Kingdom
67%
67%
0 reviews
#34
White Knight
66%
66%
28 reviews
#35
Statesman
62%
62%
0 reviews
#36
Caple
62%
62%
0 reviews
#37
Baumatic
61%
61%
111 reviews
#38
Rangemaster
United Kingdom
61%
61%
0 reviews
#39
Bomann
61%
61%
0 reviews
#40
Logik
United Kingdom
60%
60%
0 reviews
#41
Edesa
59%
59%
0 reviews
#42
Nordmende
57%
57%
0 reviews
#43
Ignis
56%
56%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Bosch dishwashers compare to the other dishwasher brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All dishwasher Brands
Bosch Dishwashers

There's a wide selection of Bosch dishwashers available compared to other dishwasher brands, with over 100 Bosch dishwashers currently on the market in the UK. Bosch also have better reviews than the typical dishwasher brand, with the average rating of a Bosch dishwasher being 91%.

The average review score for a Bosch dishwasher is 91%.

Bosch have a number of great features including Adjustable Baskets, SoftSpikes and Time Saver Function which sets them apart from the competition. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Bosch dishwasher is £76 (based on a person typically doing 3 washes per week), which makes them more efficient than most other dishwasher brands.

However Bosch dishwashers tend to be more expensive than most other dishwasher brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.

No. Of Dishwashers
Average Price
£459
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £1,549
Price Distribution of All Dishwashers
No. Of Dishwashers
Average Price
£498
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £1,549
Price Distribution of Bosch Dishwashers

What Do the Bosch Dishwasher Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Bosch dishwasher to work out the average distribution of reviews for Bosch and then compared this to the other dishwasher brands.

Bosch logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
17
4 stars
0
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Bosch logo

User Reviews

5 stars
3,256
4 stars
1,011
3 stars
162
2 stars
65
1 star
87
Bosch has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its dishwashers than most other brands.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 93% of user reviews for Bosch dishwashers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 97% and 89% respectively across all Dishwasher brands.

Purchasers of Bosch dishwashers frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, reasonably priced and had a large capacity. Their dishwashers have also won 10 awards.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Bosch dishwashers by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other dishwasher brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Bosch Miele Neff Blomberg Samsung
Which? logo
100%
18 reviews
100%
2 reviews
100%
3 reviews
100%
2 reviews
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
89%
1 review
86%
1 review
79%
1 review
77%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
90%
1 review
90%
3 reviews
reviewed.com logo
72%
1 review
Average
93%
20 reviews
95%
5 reviews
93%
4 reviews
90%
3 reviews
75%
2 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Bosch Dishwashers Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 19 industry awards for Bosch dishwashers. This means that Bosch has more awards for its dishwashers than any other brand. The table below compares the number of awards received by Bosch to other popular dishwasher brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Bosch has more awards for its dishwashers than any other brand.

Compare all award winning dishwashers

Number of Awards Bosch Miele Neff Blomberg Samsung
Which? logo
18
2
3
2
Trusted Reviews logo
1
3
Total
19
5
3
2

How Reliable Are Bosch Dishwashers?

We checked over 20,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Bosch dishwashers. over 280 of these reviews mention reliability of which 93% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Bosch dishwasher owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

93% of reviewers think Bosch dishwashers are reliable.

So, most people think that Bosch dishwashers are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Bosch dishwashers that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

As the Bosch Classixx SMV50C00GB is built in
Trusted Reviews
It is very sturdy when I cleaned it the metal on the outside it was well built
Bestbuy.com
Dishwasher is sturdy
ao.com
A good looking machine which is sturdy
johnlewis.com

NOT RELIABLE

If tall glasses are not place exactly as suggested in the handbook they will almost certainly get broken as the cutlery tray bashes them when you open
ao.com
Bought to replace a cheaper model that broke after 5 years
johnlewis.com
have already broken 6glasses because the door slams shut
Bestbuy.com

Features to Look Out For On Bosch Dishwashers

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Bosch dishwashers that set them apart from the competition. These include Adjustable Baskets, SoftSpikes and Time Saver Function.

Bosch Adjustable Baskets

Bosch dishwashers that feature Adjustable Baskets include the Bosch Serie 6 SMS67MW00G (£627), the Bosch Serie 6 SMS67MW01G (£527) and the Bosch Serie 6 SMV68MD01G (£686).

Bosch SoftSpikes

Bosch dishwashers that feature SoftSpikes include the Bosch Serie 6 SMS67MW00G (£627), the Bosch Serie 6 SMS67MW01G (£527) and the Bosch Serie 6 SMV68MD01G (£686).

Bosch Time Saver Function

Bosch dishwashers that feature Time Saver Function include the Bosch Serie 6 SMS67MW01G (£527), the Bosch Serie 6 SMV68MD01G (£686) and the Bosch Serie 6 SMV68TD06G (£882).

Bosch Vario Basket System

Bosch dishwashers that feature Vario Basket System include the Bosch Serie 6 SMS67MW00G (£627), the Bosch Serie 6 SMS67MW01G (£527) and the Bosch Serie 6 SMV68MD01G (£686).

What is the Best Mid-Range Bosch Dishwasher?

Bosch Serie 6 SMS67MW01G

£527.00
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A+

A great mid range choice, priced at £527 is the Bosch Serie 6 SMS67MW01G, which has a Kagoo Score of 88.

Features We Love:
Ecosilence drive
SoftSpikes
Vario Basket System
Ecosilence bldc drive
ActiveWater
Time Saver Function
14 place settings

The highest review score freestanding dishwasher around, with a Best Buy award from Which? and moderate running costs. Multiple reviews mentioned that this dishwasher isreally quiet and easy to use, and well-built.

98
Reviews
50 Reviews + 1 Award
94
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Popularity
Quite Popular
81
Value for Money
Very Good
95
Age
3 Months Old
62
Running Costs
£910 Over 10 Years
88
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Purchasers report that Bosch Serie 6 SMS67MW01G has brilliant expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with an average overall rating of 96%, based on 50 reviews. Bosch Serie 6 SMS67MW01G has received a "Best Buy" award from Which?.

Which? Best Buy

The cheapest price that we could find for the Serie 6 SMS67MW01G in the UK is £527.00 and in total we found 9 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End Bosch Dishwasher?

Bosch Serie 6 SMV68TD06G

£881.97
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If you're looking for a high end Bosch dishwasher then the Bosch Serie 6 SMV68TD06G takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 87, but is a bit more expensive at £881.97.

Features We Love:
Ecosilence drive
SoftSpikes
Vario Basket System
PerfectDry
Ecosilence bldc drive
DoorOpen Assist
Activewater hydraulic water system
Zeolith drying
ActiveWater
AquaMix
Time Saver Function
14 place settings

A top-quality and critically acclaimed 14 place setting dishwasher, with one of the quietest noise levels around and a good price. Our review analysis indicates that it has excellent features, it's really easy to use but very noisy.

95
Reviews
24 Reviews
95
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Popularity
Quite Popular
71
Value for Money
Good
95
Age
3 Months Old
83
Running Costs
£750 Over 10 Years
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Bosch Serie 6 SMV68TD06G has very good expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with an average overall rating of 90%, based on 24 reviews.

The cheapest price that we could find for the Serie 6 SMV68TD06G in the UK is £881.97 and in total we found 9 prices for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Bosch Dishwasher?

Bosch Serie 6 SMS67MW00G

£627.17
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Bosch Serie 6 SMS67MW00G
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44dB
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£752
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A+++

At only £627.17 and with a Kagoo Score of 90 the Bosch Serie 6 SMS67MW00G makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Ecosilence drive
SoftSpikes
Vario Basket System
PerfectDry
Ecosilence bldc drive
Zeolith drying
14 place settings

Owners report that this dishwasher has outstanding features and it's really quiet, and well-built. It's very good for small families, this is the highest scoring freestanding dishwasher available.

98
Reviews
113 Reviews + 1 Award
91
Features
Fully-Featured
88
Popularity
Widely Available
79
Value for Money
Very Good
94
Age
3 Months Old
82
Running Costs
£750 Over 10 Years
90
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Bosch Serie 6 SMS67MW00G has exceptional expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with an average overall rating of 96%, based on 113 reviews. Bosch Serie 6 SMS67MW00G has received a "Best Buy" award from Which?.

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The cheapest price that we could find for the Serie 6 SMS67MW00G in the UK is £627.17 and in total we found 17 prices for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Bosch Dishwasher?
Is Bosch the Best Dishwasher Brand?
What Do the Bosch Dishwasher Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Bosch Dishwashers Received?
How Reliable Are Bosch Dishwashers?
Features to Look Out For On Bosch Dishwashers
Bosch Adjustable Baskets
Bosch SoftSpikes
Bosch Time Saver Function
Bosch Vario Basket System
What is the Best Mid-Range Bosch Dishwasher?
What is the Best High End Bosch Dishwasher?
What is the Best Budget Choice Bosch Dishwasher?

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