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Home Cooker Hoods Should You Buy a Bosch Cooker Hood?

Should You Buy a Bosch Cooker Hood?

Updated 08 December 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Bosch Cooker Hood?

Bosch is well known for its dishwashers, washing machines, electric kettles and coffee makers. The company behind Bosch also manufacturers Balay, Neff and Siemens Cooker Hoods.

If you are wondering how Bosch cooker hoods compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 4,800 cooker hoods by objectively and impartially analysing over 1,200 user and expert reviews and 3 awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Bosch are recognised for their wide selection of premium and moderately popular cooker hoods. Their cooker hoods start at $192 for the DUL62FA51 which has a noise level of 68dB, a maximum extraction power of 250m³/h and is a wall-mounted cooker hood and go up to $1,799 for the DRC99PS20 which has a noise level of 56dB, a maximum extraction power of 640m³/h and is a ceiling built-in cooker hood. The average price of a new Bosch cooker hood is $717.

Bosch are recognised for their wide selection of premium and moderately popular cooker hoods.

Is Bosch the Best Cooker Hood Brand?

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

Bosch is ranked the No. 1 best cooker hood brand.

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

#1
Germany
95%
95%
270 reviews
#2
Germany
89%
89%
54 reviews
#3
Germany
83%
83%
71 reviews
#4
AEG
Germany
79%
79%
63 reviews
#5
Italy
78%
78%
66 reviews
#6
Italy
77%
77%
59 reviews
#7
Cookology
77%
77%
12 reviews
#8
CDA
United Kingdom
74%
74%
130 reviews
#9
Italy
69%
69%
28 reviews
#10
United States
69%
69%
24 reviews
#11
Germany
66%
66%
8 reviews
#12
Slovenia
65%
65%
2 reviews
#13
Constructa
64%
64%
0 reviews
#14
Samsung
South Korea
63%
63%
42 reviews
#15
United States
63%
63%
1 review
#16
New World
United Kingdom
63%
63%
60 reviews
#17
Broan
58%
58%
0 reviews
#18
Cooke & Lewis
57%
57%
0 reviews
#19
Sweden
57%
57%
0 reviews
#20
52%
52%
0 reviews
#21
Grundig
Germany
52%
52%
0 reviews

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

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All cooker hood Brands
Bosch Cooker Hoods

There's a wide selection of Bosch cooker hoods available compared to other cooker hood brands, with over 30 Bosch cooker hoods currently on the market in the US. At an average purchase price of $717, Bosch cooker hoods also tend to be more expensive than most other cooker hood brands.

The average review score for a Bosch cooker hood is 89%.

Bosch have better reviews than the typical cooker hood brand, with the average rating of a Bosch cooker hood being 89%. Bosch have a number of great features including ecosilence drive, PerfectAir sensor and Silence Setting which sets them apart from the competition.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Bosch cooker hood is $26 (based on a person typically using a cooker hood for 1 hour per day), which makes them less efficient than most other cooker hood brands.

No. Of Cooker Hoods
Average Price
$456
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $1,799
Price Distribution of All Cooker Hoods
No. Of Cooker Hoods
Average Price
$717
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $3,199
Price Distribution of Bosch Cooker Hoods

What Do the Bosch Cooker Hood Reviews Say?

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

5 stars
172
4 stars
65
3 stars
17
2 stars
11
1 star
5
Bosch has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its cooker hoods than most other cooker hood brands.

Over 88% of user reviews for Bosch cooker hoods are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 86% across all cooker hood brands.

Purchasers of Bosch cooker hoods frequently mentioned that the product had well designed technical features and was easy to use.

How Many Industry Awards Have Bosch Cooker Hoods Received?

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

Number of Awards Neff Siemens
Which? logo
2
Total
2

How Reliable Are Bosch Cooker Hoods?

We checked over 1,200 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Bosch cooker hoods. 100% of reviews that mention reliability were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Bosch cooker hood owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

100% of reviewers think Bosch cooker hoods are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

When built in to a wall unit all you see is a thin stainless steel fascia that slides out to cover more of the cooking area to catch more fumes
ao.com
Plenty of built in apps
Tesco.com

Features to Look Out For On Bosch Cooker Hoods

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Bosch cooker hoods that set them apart from the competition. These include ecosilence drive, PerfectAir sensor and Silence Setting.

Bosch Ecosilence Drive

Bosch cooker hoods that feature ecosilence drive include the Bosch Serie 6 DWK67HM60 ($738), the Bosch DWK97HM20 ($862) and the Bosch Serie 4 DWK97HM60 ($862).

Bosch PerfectAir Sensor

Bosch cooker hoods that feature PerfectAir sensor include the Bosch Serie 6 DWK97JQ60 ($1,176) and the Bosch DWK98PR60 ($1,359).

Bosch Silence Setting

Bosch cooker hoods that feature Silence Setting include the Bosch Serie 4 DWK87CM60 ($1,030) and the Bosch Serie 6 DRC97AQ50 ($1,365).

Bosch DirectSelect

Bosch cooker hoods that feature DirectSelect include the Bosch Serie 6 DWK97JQ60 ($1,176) and the Bosch DWK98PR60 ($1,359).

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Bosch Cooker Hood?
Is Bosch the Best Cooker Hood Brand?
What Do the Bosch Cooker Hood Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Bosch Cooker Hoods Received?
How Reliable Are Bosch Cooker Hoods?
Features to Look Out For On Bosch Cooker Hoods
Bosch Ecosilence Drive
Bosch PerfectAir Sensor
Bosch Silence Setting
Bosch DirectSelect

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