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Should You Buy a Bosch Food Processor?

Updated 23 August 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Bosch Food Processor?

Bosch is well known for it's dishwashers, washing machines, electric kettles and coffee makers. The company behind Bosch also manufacturers Siemens Food Processors.

If you are wondering how Bosch food processors compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared 600+ food processors by objectively and impartially analysing over 3,100 user and expert reviews and 8 awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Bosch are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular food processors. Their food processors start at $122 for the MCM3200W which has 2 speed level, a bowl capacity of 2.3L and a power of 800W and go up to $665 for the mum54251 which has a bowl capacity of 3.9L and a power of 900W. The average price of a new Bosch food processor is $315.

Bosch are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular food processors.

Is Bosch the Best Food Processor Brand?

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

Bosch is ranked the No. 2 best food processor brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Bosch is the 2nd best food processor brand out there.

#1
Cuisinart
95%
95%
296 reviews
#2
Germany
91%
91%
346 reviews
#3
United Kingdom
91%
91%
8 reviews
#4
Hamilton Beach
89%
89%
494 reviews
#5
83%
83%
72 reviews
#6
Philips
Netherlands
82%
82%
675 reviews
#7
77%
77%
263 reviews
#8
Braun
74%
74%
4 reviews
#9
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
73%
73%
14 reviews
#10
Ninja
72%
72%
271 reviews
#11
Black & Decker
66%
66%
1 review
#12
Moulinex
66%
66%
2 reviews
#13
Brentwood Appliances
62%
62%
0 reviews
#14
Brentwood
61%
61%
0 reviews
#15
Morphy Richards
United Kingdom
61%
61%
54 reviews
#16
Tefal
France
60%
60%
6 reviews
#17
Breville
Australia
57%
57%
0 reviews
#18
Siemens
Germany
53%
53%
0 reviews
#19
Nesco
53%
53%
0 reviews
#20
Applica
53%
53%
0 reviews
#21
Domo
52%
52%
0 reviews
#22
Klarstein
52%
52%
0 reviews
#23
Bomann
51%
51%
0 reviews
#24
Taurus
50%
50%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Bosch food processors compare to the other food processor brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All food processor Brands
Bosch Food Processors

There's a wide selection of Bosch food processors available compared to other food processor brands, with 10 Bosch food processors currently on the market in the US. At an average purchase price of $315, Bosch food processors also tend to be more expensive than most other food processor brands.

The average review score for a Bosch food processor is 84%.

Bosch have better reviews than the typical food processor brand, with the average rating of a Bosch food processor being 84%. Bosch have a number of great features including Dual Drive and Compact Design which sets them apart from the competition.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Bosch food processor is $14 (based on a person typically using a food processor for 1 hour per week), which makes them more efficient than most other food processor brands.

No. Of Food Processors
Average Price
$147
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,999
Price Distribution of All Food Processors
No. Of Food Processors
Average Price
$315
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $799
Price Distribution of Bosch Food Processors

What Do the Bosch Food Processor Reviews Say?

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

Bosch logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
2
4 stars
1
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Bosch logo

User Reviews

5 stars
224
4 stars
68
3 stars
15
2 stars
13
1 star
28
Bosch has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its food processors than most other food processor brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 84% of user reviews for Bosch food processors are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 94% and 86% respectively across all Food Processor brands.

Looking at just the expert reviews, in the table below we compare the average review score given to Bosch food processors by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other food processor brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Cuisinart Bosch Morphy Richards Hamilton Beach KitchenAid
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
95%
1 review
79%
1 review
techgearlab.com logo
66%
1 review
62%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
2 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
76%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.com logo
90%
1 review
Howstuffworks.com logo
100%
1 review
toptenreviews.com logo
80%
1 review
Average
85%
4 reviews
88%
3 reviews
80%
2 reviews
71%
2 reviews
90%
1 review

How Many Industry Awards Have Bosch Food Processors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 2 industry awards for Bosch food processors. This means that Bosch has more awards for its food processors than any other brand. The table below compares the number of awards given to Bosch to other popular food processor brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Bosch has more awards for its food processors than any other brand.

Compare all award winning food processors

Number of Awards Cuisinart Bosch Morphy Richards Hamilton Beach KitchenAid
Which? logo
2
techgearlab.com logo
1
1
Howstuffworks.com logo
1
Total
2
2
1

How Reliable Are Bosch Food Processors?

We checked over 3,100 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Bosch food processors. 40+ of these reviews that mention reliability of which 85% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Bosch food processor owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

85% of reviewers think Bosch food processors are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

very reliable
amazon.co.uk
It is sturdy
Amazon
Sturdy build
ao.com

NOT RELIABLE

The only letdown is the slight plasticky look
amazon.co.uk

Features to Look Out For On Bosch Food Processors

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Bosch food processors that set them apart from the competition. These include Dual Drive and Compact Design.

Bosch Dual Drive

Bosch food processors that feature Dual Drive include the Bosch MUM58720 ($0).

Bosch Compact Design

Bosch food processors that feature Compact Design include the Bosch MCM3200W ($123).

What is the Best Mid-Range Bosch Food Processor?

Bosch MC812S814

$231.73
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3.9L
CAPACITY
1,250W
$136
OVER 10 YEARS

A great mid range choice, priced at $231.73 is the Bosch MC812S814, which has a Kagoo Score of 75.

Features We Love:
Big bowl capacity (3.9L)
Pulse function
Whisk

A fully featured and economical to run 3.9L capacity, 1,250W food processor.

81
Features
Fully-Featured
68
Value for Money
Good
71
Running Costs
$140 Over 10 Years
75
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the MC812S814 in the US is $231.73 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best High End Bosch Food Processor?

Bosch MUM57830GB

$500.11
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3.9L
CAPACITY
900W
7
SPEED LEVELS
$98
OVER 10 YEARS

If you're looking for a high end Bosch food processor then the Bosch MUM57830GB takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 79, but is a bit more expensive at $500.11.

Features We Love:
Multi-motion-drive
Big bowl capacity (3.9L)
Seven speed levels
Pulse function
Dishwasher-proof parts

A very economical to run and award winning 3.9L capacity, 900W food processor, with a very good spec.

97
Reviews
6 Reviews + 1 Award
82
Features
Fully-Featured
69
Value for Money
Good
87
Running Costs
$98 Over 10 Years
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Our review analysis indicates that Bosch MUM57830GB has marvellous expert reviews and excellent user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this food processor to others.

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The cheapest price that we could find for the MUM57830GB in the US is $500.11 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Bosch Food Processor?
Is Bosch the Best Food Processor Brand?
What Do the Bosch Food Processor Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Bosch Food Processors Received?
How Reliable Are Bosch Food Processors?
Features to Look Out For On Bosch Food Processors
Bosch Dual Drive
Bosch Compact Design
What is the Best Mid-Range Bosch Food Processor?
What is the Best High End Bosch Food Processor?

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