We've collated all the key information on Bosch 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.
Bosch are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and award winning dishwashers. Their dishwashers start at $299 for the SHE3AR72UC which has a noise level of 50dB and 14 place setting place setting and go up to $1,310 for the SMI88TS36E which has a noise level of 42dB and 13 place setting place setting. The average price of a new Bosch dishwasher is $726.
Bosch are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range 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.
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.
All dishwasher Brands
There's a wide selection of Bosch dishwashers available compared to other dishwasher brands, with 20 Bosch dishwashers currently on the market in the US. 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 $462
Price Distribution of All Dishwashers
No. Of Dishwashers
Average Price $726
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.
Over 100% of expert reviews and 93% of user reviews for Bosch dishwashers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 100% and 92% respectively across all Dishwasher brands.
Purchasers of Bosch dishwashers frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, reasonably priced and has useful 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.
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.
We checked over 21,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Bosch dishwashers. 210+ 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:
As the Bosch Classixx SMV50C00GB is built in
It is very sturdy when I cleaned it the metal on the outside it was well built
Dishwasher is sturdy
A good looking machine which is sturdy
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
Bought to replace a cheaper model that broke after 5 years
I have heard some horror stories from people I know about reliability problems with Bosch
If you're looking for a high end Bosch dishwasher then the Bosch Serie 6 SMV68MD02E takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 78, but is a bit more expensive at $1,006.63.
Features We Love:
Vario Basket System
Time Saver Function
Quieter than average noise level (42dB)
Owners report that this dishwasher cleansdishes well and it's very quiet, and easy to use. It's a classic and very economical to run 13 place setting dishwasher, with one of the quietest noise levels around and a very good spec.
Value for Money
$590 Over 10 Years
Purchasers report that Bosch Serie 6 SMV68MD02E has brilliant user reviews with an average user rating of 94%, based on 114 reviews.
Bosch Series 6 SMV68MD02G Integrated Dishwasher review
BOSCH Serie 6 SMV68MD02G Full-size Integrated Dishwasher Review
The cheapest price that we could find for the Serie 6 SMV68MD02E in the US is $1,006.63 but in total we found only 1 price for it.