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Should You Buy a Bosch Dishwasher?

Updated 25 October 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 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 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 £200 for the SMS25AI00 which has a noise level of 48dB and 12 place setting place setting and go up to £1,042 for the SMU68TS06E which has a noise level of 42dB and 14 place setting place setting. The average price of a new Bosch dishwasher is £506.

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%
4,362 reviews
#2
Germany
92%
92%
73 reviews
#3
United States
90%
90%
1,361 reviews
#4
Germany
90%
90%
836 reviews
#5
Italy
89%
89%
191 reviews
#6
Turkey
88%
88%
3,408 reviews
#7
AEG
Germany
87%
87%
211 reviews
#8
Germany
87%
87%
365 reviews
#9
United States
86%
86%
87 reviews
#10
Italy
85%
85%
2,631 reviews
#11
United States
84%
84%
449 reviews
#12
Kenwood
United Kingdom
82%
82%
1,721 reviews
#13
Italy
82%
82%
396 reviews
#14
Italy
80%
80%
151 reviews
#15
Grundig
Germany
80%
80%
237 reviews
#16
John Lewis
78%
78%
108 reviews
#17
South Korea
77%
77%
197 reviews
#18
Japan
77%
77%
205 reviews
#19
Belling
United Kingdom
76%
76%
96 reviews
#20
New Zealand
76%
76%
17 reviews
#21
Essentials
United Kingdom
76%
76%
1,006 reviews
#22
Slovenia
76%
76%
2 reviews
#23
Electra
75%
75%
612 reviews
#24
Blomberg
75%
75%
3 reviews
#25
Sweden
74%
74%
0 reviews
#26
Poland
73%
73%
33 reviews
#27
Stoves
United Kingdom
71%
71%
21 reviews
#28
Swan
71%
71%
29 reviews
#29
Hisense
China
70%
70%
0 reviews
#30
Montpellier
70%
70%
0 reviews
#31
Bush
United Kingdom
69%
69%
173 reviews
#32
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
69%
69%
40 reviews
#33
KitchenAid
69%
69%
1 review
#34
White Knight
68%
68%
28 reviews
#35
Baumatic
68%
68%
111 reviews
#36
CDA
United Kingdom
66%
66%
0 reviews
#37
LG
South Korea
65%
65%
631 reviews
#38
64%
64%
0 reviews
#39
Fisher & Paykel
New Zealand
64%
64%
0 reviews
#40
De Dietrich
France
62%
62%
0 reviews
#41
Rangemaster
United Kingdom
61%
61%
0 reviews
#42
Caple
61%
61%
0 reviews
#43
Logik
United Kingdom
60%
60%
0 reviews
#44
Electriq
60%
60%
0 reviews
#45
Germany
58%
58%
0 reviews
#46
Statesman
58%
58%
0 reviews
#47
Casselin
57%
57%
0 reviews
#48
Bomann
57%
57%
0 reviews
#49
Klarstein
55%
55%
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 £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
£458
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £1,899
Price Distribution of All Dishwashers
No. Of Dishwashers
Average Price
£506
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £1,899
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
979
3 stars
166
2 stars
61
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 well designed technical features. 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 LG
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
Trusted Reviews logo
90%
2 reviews
CNET.com logo
80%
1 review
reviewed.com logo
91%
1 review
Average
95%
17 reviews
94%
7 reviews
93%
4 reviews
90%
3 reviews
86%
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 LG
Which? logo
16
3
3
2
Trusted Reviews logo
2
reviewed.com logo
1
Total
16
5
3
2
1

How Reliable Are Bosch Dishwashers?

We checked over 21,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Bosch dishwashers. 210+ of these reviews that mention reliability of which 92% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Bosch dishwasher owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

92% 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 SMS67MW00G (£509), the Bosch Serie 4 SMS46IW04G (£419) and the Bosch SMS25EW00G (£300).

Bosch SoftSpikes

Bosch dishwashers that feature SoftSpikes include the Bosch SMS67MW00G (£509), the Bosch Serie 4 SMV46KX00G (£429) and the Bosch Serie 4 SMS46IW04G (£419).

Bosch Time Saver Function

Bosch dishwashers that feature Time Saver Function include the Bosch Serie 4 SMV46KX00G (£429), the Bosch Serie 4 SMS46IW04G (£419) and the Bosch SMS25EW00G (£300).

Bosch Vario Basket System

Bosch dishwashers that feature Vario Basket System include the Bosch SMS67MW00G (£509), the Bosch Serie 4 SMV46KX00G (£429) and the Bosch SMS25EW00G (£300).

What is the Best Mid-Range Bosch Dishwasher?

Bosch SMS67MW00G

£509.00
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Bosch SMS67MW00G
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14
PLACE
SETTINGS
44dB
70°C
MAX
£752
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++

A great mid range choice, priced at £509 is the Bosch SMS67MW00G, which has a Kagoo Score of 90.

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

Multiple reviews mentioned that this dishwasher has very good features and it's very quiet, and easy to use. It's very good for small families, this is the highest scoring freestanding dishwasher available.

98
Reviews
113 Reviews + 1 Award
93
Features
Fully-Featured
96
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
82
Value for Money
Very Good
76
Age
4 Years Old
86
Running Costs
£750 Over 10 Years
90
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Owners report that Bosch SMS67MW00G has brilliant expert reviews and superb 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 £509.00 and in total we found 24 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End Bosch Dishwasher?

Bosch Serie 6 SMV68MD02G

£565.53
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Bosch Serie 6 SMV68MD02G
13
PLACE
SETTINGS
42dB
70°C
MAX
FULLY
BUILT-IN
£756
OVER 10 YEARS
A++

If you're looking for a high end Bosch dishwasher then the Bosch Serie 6 SMV68MD02G takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 88, but is a bit more expensive at £565.53.

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

Our review analysis indicates that this dishwasher cleansdishes well and it's very quiet, and easy to use. It's a breathtakingly quiet and classic 13 place setting dishwasher, great for small families.

97
Reviews
115 Reviews
90
Features
Fully-Featured
91
Popularity
Widely Available
79
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Age
3 Years Old
85
Running Costs
£760 Over 10 Years
88
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Bosch Serie 6 SMV68MD02G has excellent user reviews with an average user rating of 94%, based on 114 reviews.

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The cheapest price that we could find for the Serie 6 SMV68MD02G in the UK is £565.53 and in total we found 17 prices for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Bosch Dishwasher?

Bosch Serie 4 SMV46KX00G

£429.00
Boots Kitchen Appliances
Bosch Serie 4 SMV46KX00G
Buy Now
Bosch Serie 4 SMV46KX00G
13
PLACE
SETTINGS
46dB
70°C
MAX
FULLY
BUILT-IN
£673
OVER 10 YEARS
A+

At only £429 and with a Kagoo Score of 89 the Bosch Serie 4 SMV46KX00G makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
ActiveWater
SoftSpikes
AquaMix
Hygiene+
Vario Basket System
Time Saver Function
VarioFlex baskets
Ecosilence drive
Remaining time indication

Very good for small families, this is The top scoring dishwasher under £500. Multiple reviews mentioned that it has good features and it's really quiet, and easy to use.

96
Reviews
108 Reviews
85
Features
Fully-Featured
88
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
83
Value for Money
Very Good
89
Age
18 Months Old
94
Running Costs
£670 Over 10 Years
89
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Bosch Serie 4 SMV46KX00G has fantastic user reviews with an average user rating of 91%, based on 108 reviews.

The cheapest price that we could find for the Serie 4 SMV46KX00G in the UK is £429.00 and in total we found 4 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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