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Should You Buy a Bosch Dishwasher?

Updated 08 September 2019 by Matthew
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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 it's 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 21,000 user and expert reviews and 30+ 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 £199 for the SMS40T32GB which has a noise level of 50dB and 12 place setting place setting and go up to £1,146 for the SMS88TI36E which has a noise level of 42dB and 13 place setting place setting. The average price of a new Bosch dishwasher is £513.

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%
4,351 reviews
#2
Germany
93%
93%
72 reviews
#3
Germany
90%
90%
836 reviews
#4
United States
90%
90%
1,409 reviews
#5
Italy
89%
89%
191 reviews
#6
Germany
89%
89%
365 reviews
#7
AEG
Germany
88%
88%
211 reviews
#8
Turkey
88%
88%
3,408 reviews
#9
Italy
86%
86%
2,627 reviews
#10
United States
85%
85%
86 reviews
#11
United States
84%
84%
449 reviews
#12
Kenwood
United Kingdom
82%
82%
1,721 reviews
#13
Italy
82%
82%
396 reviews
#14
Grundig
Germany
81%
81%
237 reviews
#15
Italy
80%
80%
150 reviews
#16
Japan
78%
78%
205 reviews
#17
South Korea
76%
76%
197 reviews
#18
John Lewis
76%
76%
108 reviews
#19
Belling
United Kingdom
76%
76%
96 reviews
#20
Essentials
United Kingdom
76%
76%
1,006 reviews
#21
New Zealand
76%
76%
17 reviews
#22
Poland
76%
76%
33 reviews
#23
Slovenia
75%
75%
2 reviews
#24
Blomberg
75%
75%
3 reviews
#25
Electra
74%
74%
612 reviews
#26
Sweden
74%
74%
0 reviews
#27
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
70%
70%
40 reviews
#28
Bush
United Kingdom
70%
70%
173 reviews
#29
Swan
69%
69%
29 reviews
#30
Montpellier
69%
69%
0 reviews
#31
Electriq
69%
69%
0 reviews
#32
Stoves
United Kingdom
68%
68%
21 reviews
#33
White Knight
68%
68%
28 reviews
#34
Hisense
China
68%
68%
0 reviews
#35
Baumatic
66%
66%
111 reviews
#36
CDA
United Kingdom
65%
65%
0 reviews
#37
Leisure
65%
65%
4 reviews
#38
LG
South Korea
65%
65%
631 reviews
#39
De Dietrich
France
64%
64%
0 reviews
#40
KitchenAid
64%
64%
1 review
#41
Fisher & Paykel
New Zealand
64%
64%
0 reviews
#42
Bomann
62%
62%
0 reviews
#43
Statesman
62%
62%
0 reviews
#44
Logik
United Kingdom
62%
62%
0 reviews
#45
Rangemaster
United Kingdom
61%
61%
0 reviews
#46
59%
59%
0 reviews
#47
Caple
59%
59%
0 reviews
#48
Germany
58%
58%
0 reviews
#49
New World
United Kingdom
58%
58%
6 reviews
#50
Balay
Spain
57%
57%
0 reviews
#51
Servis
United Kingdom
56%
56%
0 reviews
#52
Matrix
56%
56%
0 reviews
#53
Klarstein
55%
55%
0 reviews
#54
Casselin
54%
54%
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 140 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 90%.

The average review score for a Bosch dishwasher is 90%.

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 £43 (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
£451
£0 £100 £200 £300 £400 £500 £600 £700 £800 £900 £1,999
Price Distribution of All Dishwashers
No. Of Dishwashers
Average Price
£513
£0 £100 £200 £300 £400 £500 £600 £700 £800 £900 £1,999
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
12
4 stars
0
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Bosch logo

User Reviews

5 stars
3,047
4 stars
982
3 stars
153
2 stars
62
1 star
93

Over 100% of expert reviews and 93% of user reviews for Bosch dishwashers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 100% and 90% respectively across all Dishwasher brands.

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

Looking at just the expert reviews, 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%
16 reviews
100%
3 reviews
100%
3 reviews
100%
2 reviews
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
89%
1 review
91%
2 reviews
86%
1 review
79%
1 review
77%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
90%
2 reviews
reviewed.com logo
72%
1 review
Average
95%
17 reviews
94%
7 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 16 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 given to 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
16
3
3
2
Trusted Reviews logo
2
Total
16
5
3
2

How Reliable Are Bosch Dishwashers?

We checked over 21,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Bosch dishwashers. 170+ of these reviews that 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
one was broken
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 4 SMS46IW04G (£419), the Bosch SMS67MW00G (£575) and the Bosch SMS67MW01G (£509).

Bosch SoftSpikes

Bosch dishwashers that feature SoftSpikes include the Bosch Serie 4 SMS46IW04G (£419), the Bosch SMS67MW00G (£575) and the Bosch SMS67MW01G (£509).

Bosch Time Saver Function

Bosch dishwashers that feature Time Saver Function include the Bosch Serie 4 SMS46IW04G (£419), the Bosch SMS67MW01G (£509) and the Bosch Serie 4 SMV46MX00G (£499).

Bosch Vario Basket System

Bosch dishwashers that feature Vario Basket System include the Bosch SMS67MW00G (£575), the Bosch SMS67MW01G (£509) and the Bosch SMV68MD01G (£599).

What is the Best Mid-Range Bosch Dishwasher?

Bosch SMS67MW00G

£575.00
Amazon UK
Bosch SMS67MW00G
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Bosch SMS67MW00G
14
PLACE
SETTINGS
44dB
70°C
MAX
£423
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++

A great mid range choice, priced at £575 is the Bosch SMS67MW00G, which has a Kagoo Score of 88.

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

Our review analysis indicates that this dishwasher has very good features and it's very quiet, and easy to use. It's a best selling and award winning 14 place setting, quiet dishwasher, with a Best Buy award from Which? and an extremely good spec.

98
Reviews
113 Reviews + 1 Award
92
Features
Fully-Featured
95
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
79
Value for Money
Very Good
74
Age
3 Years Old
85
Running Costs
£420 Over 10 Years
88
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Bosch SMS67MW00G has terrific expert reviews and terrific user reviews with an average overall rating of 96%, based on 113 reviews. Bosch SMS67MW00G has received a "Best Buy" award from Which?.

Which? Best Buy

The cheapest price that we could find for the SMS67MW00G in the UK is £575.00 and in total we found 23 prices for it.

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£601.37
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£628.97
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£629.00
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£649.00
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£649.00
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£649.00
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£649.00
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£649.00
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£649.00
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£649.00
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£649.00
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£649.00
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What is the Best High End Bosch Dishwasher?

Bosch SMV68MD01G

£599.00
Sonic Direct
Bosch SMV68MD01G
Buy Now
Bosch SMV68MD01G
14
PLACE
SETTINGS
39dB
70°C
MAX
BUILT-
IN
£511
OVER 10 YEARS
A+

If you're looking for a high end Bosch dishwasher then the Bosch SMV68MD01G takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 87, but is a bit more expensive at £599.

Features We Love:
ActiveWater
SoftSpikes
AquaMix
Hygiene+
Vario Basket System
DoorOpen Assist
Time Saver Function
VarioFlex baskets
Ecosilence drive
Variospeed plus
14 place settings

The highest scoring slimline dishwasher available, with a Best Buy award from Which? and a good price. Owners report that it has good features and it's very quiet, and easy to use.

97
Reviews
20 Reviews
96
Features
Fully-Featured
93
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
79
Value for Money
Very Good
74
Age
3 Years Old
70
Running Costs
£510 Over 10 Years
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Bosch SMV68MD01G has outstanding user reviews with an average user rating of 94%, based on 20 reviews. Bosch SMV68MD01G has received a "Best Buy" award from Which?.

Which? Best Buy

The cheapest price that we could find for the SMV68MD01G in the UK is £599.00 and in total we found 11 prices for it.

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£651.00
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What is the Best Budget Choice Bosch Dishwasher?

Bosch Serie 4 SMS46IW04G

£419.00
Ogormans
Bosch Serie 4 SMS46IW04G
Buy Now
Bosch Serie 4 SMS46IW04G
13
PLACE
SETTINGS
42dB
60°C
MAX
£401
OVER 10 YEARS
A++

At only £419 and with a Kagoo Score of 89 the Bosch Serie 4 SMS46IW04G makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
ActiveWater
SoftSpikes
Time Saver Function
Ecosilence drive
Quieter than average noise level (42dB)

The highest scoring freestanding dishwasher on the market, with a very good spec and a good price. Purchasers report that this dishwasher cleansdishes well, it has very good features and it's very quiet.

96
Reviews
138 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
90
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
81
Value for Money
Very Good
92
Age
10 Months Old
91
Running Costs
£400 Over 10 Years
89
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Bosch Serie 4 SMS46IW04G has outstanding user reviews with an average user rating of 92%, based on 138 reviews.

The cheapest price that we could find for the Serie 4 SMS46IW04G in the UK is £419.00 and in total we found 11 prices for it.

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Find the best Bosch dishwasher for you by checking our complete list of over 893 dishwashers
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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