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Should You Buy a Siemens Dishwasher?

Updated 18 October 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Siemens Dishwasher?

Siemens is one of the most popular dishwasher brands as well as being well known for its fridge freezers, washer dryers and washing machines. The company behind Siemens also manufacturers Bosch Dishwashers.

We've collated all the key information on Siemens dishwashers in this handy guide. We've analysed over 21,000 user and expert reviews and 30+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 5,000 dishwashers to impartially compare each dishwasher brand.

Siemens are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular dishwashers. Their dishwashers start at £337 for the SK25E203EU which has a noise level of 54dB and 6 place setting place setting and go up to £1,869 for the et475my11 which has a noise level of 41dB and 14 place setting place setting. The average price of a new Siemens dishwasher is £567.

Siemens are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular dishwashers.

Is Siemens the Best Dishwasher Brand?

So are Siemens 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.

Siemens is ranked the No. 2 best dishwasher brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Siemens is the 2nd 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 Siemens 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
Siemens Dishwashers

There's a wide selection of Siemens dishwashers available compared to other dishwasher brands, with over 90 Siemens dishwashers currently on the market in the UK. Siemens also have better reviews than the typical dishwasher brand, with the average rating of a Siemens dishwasher being 85%.

The average review score for a Siemens dishwasher is 85%.

Siemens have a number of great features including SoftSpikes, variospeed plus and Time Saver Function which sets them apart from the competition. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Siemens dishwasher is £74 (based on a person typically doing 3 washes per week), which makes them more efficient than most other dishwasher brands.

However Siemens 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
£567
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £1,899
Price Distribution of Siemens Dishwashers

What Do the Siemens Dishwasher Reviews Say?

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

5 stars
47
4 stars
20
3 stars
1
2 stars
2
1 star
2
Siemens has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its dishwashers than most other dishwasher brands.

Over 93% of user reviews for Siemens dishwashers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% across all dishwasher brands.

How Many Industry Awards Have Siemens Dishwashers Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Siemens dishwashers. The table below shows the number of awards given to the most popular dishwasher brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Compare all award winning dishwashers

Number of Awards Bosch Miele Neff Blomberg Zanussi
Which? logo
16
3
3
2
Trusted Reviews logo
2
Total
16
5
3
2

How Reliable Are Siemens Dishwashers?

We checked over 21,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Siemens dishwashers. 88% of reviews that mention reliability were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Siemens dishwasher owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

88% of reviewers think Siemens dishwashers are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

well made
ao.com
Good Build Quality
johnlewis.com

NOT RELIABLE

I bought this as a built under cooker not a built in
ao.com

Features to Look Out For On Siemens Dishwashers

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

Siemens SoftSpikes

Siemens dishwashers that feature SoftSpikes include the Siemens SN258W06TG (£639), the Siemens iQ500 SN258I06TG (£677) and the Siemens iQ500 SR256I00TE (£553).

Siemens Variospeed Plus

Siemens dishwashers that feature variospeed plus include the Siemens SN258W06TG (£639), the Siemens iQ500 SN258I06TG (£677) and the Siemens iQ500 SR256I00TE (£553).

Siemens Time Saver Function

Siemens dishwashers that feature Time Saver Function include the Siemens SN258W06TG (£639), the Siemens iQ500 SN258I06TG (£677) and the Siemens iQ500 SR256I00TE (£553).

Siemens Vario Basket System

Siemens dishwashers that feature Vario Basket System include the Siemens SN258W06TG (£639), the Siemens iQ500 SN258I06TG (£677) and the Siemens iQ500 SR256I00TE (£553).

What is the Best Mid-Range Siemens Dishwasher?

Siemens iQ500 SR256I00TE

£553.00
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10
PLACE
SETTINGS
44dB
70°C
MAX
£667
OVER 10 YEARS
A++

A great mid range choice, priced at £553 is the Siemens iQ500 SR256I00TE, which has a Kagoo Score of 86.

Features We Love:
SoftSpikes
Vario Basket System
Time Saver Function
Variospeed plus
Quieter than average noise level (44dB)

A very economical to run and excellently reviewed 10 place setting, quiet dishwasher, with a reasonable price and a very good spec. Our review analysis indicates that this dishwasher isquiet.

97
Reviews
4 Reviews
81
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Popularity
Widely Available
79
Value for Money
Very Good
88
Age
18 Months Old
94
Running Costs
£670 Over 10 Years
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Purchasers report that Siemens iQ500 SR256I00TE has outstanding user reviews with an average user rating of 100%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the iQ500 SR256I00TE in the UK is £553.00 and in total we found 7 prices for it.

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£573.00
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What is the Best High End Siemens Dishwasher?

Siemens SN258W06TG

£639.00
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Siemens SN258W06TG
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14
PLACE
SETTINGS
42dB
70°C
MAX
FULL
SIZE
DISHWA-
SHER
£729
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++

If you're looking for a high end Siemens dishwasher then the Siemens SN258W06TG takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 88, but is a bit more expensive at £639.

Features We Love:
SoftSpikes
Vario Basket System
IntensiveZone
Shine & Dry
Home Connect
Time Saver Function
Zeolith drying
Variospeed plus
Iq drive
BrilliantShine
HydroSafe
HydroSensor
14 place settings

A top of the range and newly released 14 place setting, quiet dishwasher, great for small families.

95
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Popularity
Widely Available
79
Value for Money
Very Good
91
Age
13 Months Old
89
Running Costs
£730 Over 10 Years
88
Kagoo Score
Excellent

The cheapest price that we could find for the SN258W06TG in the UK is £639.00 and in total we found 10 prices for it.

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£693.00
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What is the Best Budget Choice Siemens Dishwasher?

Siemens SN658D02MG

£445.58
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14
PLACE
SETTINGS
42dB
70°C
MAX
FULLY
BUILT-IN
£816
OVER 10 YEARS
A++

At only £445.58 and with a Kagoo Score of 86 the Siemens SN658D02MG makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
14 place settings
Quieter than average noise level (42dB)
Self-cleaning filter
Remaining time indication
Child lock

An astonishingly quiet and fully loaded 14 place setting dishwasher, very good for small families.

95
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Popularity
Widely Available
82
Value for Money
Very Good
83
Age
2 Years Old
75
Running Costs
£820 Over 10 Years
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent

The cheapest price that we could find for the SN658D02MG in the UK is £445.58 and in total we found 9 prices for it.

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£699.00
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£699.00
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£699.00
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£699.00
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£699.00
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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Siemens Dishwasher?
Is Siemens the Best Dishwasher Brand?
What Do the Siemens Dishwasher Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Siemens Dishwashers Received?
How Reliable Are Siemens Dishwashers?
Features to Look Out For On Siemens Dishwashers
Siemens SoftSpikes
Siemens Variospeed Plus
Siemens Time Saver Function
Siemens Vario Basket System
What is the Best Mid-Range Siemens Dishwasher?
What is the Best High End Siemens Dishwasher?
What is the Best Budget Choice Siemens Dishwasher?

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