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Should You Buy a Bosch Food Processor?

Matthew
Updated 17 January 2020
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should you buy a Bosch Food Processor?

Bosch is well known for its 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 9 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 $142 for the MUM4427 which has 4 speed level, a bowl capacity of 3.9L and a power of 500W and go up to $769 for the MUM52120 which has 4 speed level, a bowl capacity of 3.9L and a power of 700W. The average price of a new Bosch food processor is $332.

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. 3 best food processor brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Bosch is the 3rd best food processor brand out there.

#1
Cuisinart
95%
95%
298 reviews
#2
Hamilton Beach
87%
87%
494 reviews
#3
Germany
85%
85%
348 reviews
#4
United Kingdom
84%
84%
8 reviews
#5
83%
83%
79 reviews
#6
Philips
Netherlands
77%
77%
676 reviews
#7
71%
71%
261 reviews
#8
Braun
71%
71%
4 reviews
#9
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
69%
69%
12 reviews
#10
Moulinex
63%
63%
2 reviews
#11
NutriBullet
62%
62%
1 review
#12
Ninja
61%
61%
305 reviews
#13
Brentwood Appliances
61%
61%
0 reviews
#14
Swan
59%
59%
10 reviews
#15
Tefal
France
58%
58%
6 reviews
#16
Black & Decker
56%
56%
1 review
#17
Sencor
55%
55%
0 reviews
#18
Breville
Australia
54%
54%
0 reviews
#19
Brentwood
51%
51%
0 reviews
#20
Siemens
Germany
51%
51%
0 reviews
#21
Applica
50%
50%
0 reviews
#22
Nesco
50%
50%
0 reviews
#23
Klarstein
50%
50%
0 reviews
#24
Vorwerk
49%
49%
0 reviews
#25
Taurus
49%
49%
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. Bosch also have better reviews than the typical food processor brand, with the average rating of a Bosch food processor being 83%.

The average review score for a Bosch food processor is 83%.

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.

However Bosch food processors tend to be more expensive than most other food processor brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.

No. Of Food Processors
Average Price
$131
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $799
Price Distribution of All Food Processors
No. Of Food Processors
Average Price
$332
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,399
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
222
4 stars
65
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 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 87% respectively across all Food Processor brands.

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

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 received by 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 Magimix Morphy Richards Hamilton Beach
techgearlab.com logo
1
1
Which? logo
2
Howstuffworks.com logo
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
Total
2
2
1
1

How Reliable Are Bosch Food Processors?

We checked over 3,100 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Bosch food processors. over 40 of these reviews 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

Time will tell if they are durable or not
amazon.co.uk
It is sturdy
Amazon
Sturdy build
ao.com

NOT RELIABLE

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

What is the Best Mid-Range Bosch Food Processor?

Bosch MC812S814

$226.27
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Bosch MC812S814
3.9L
CAPACITY
1,250W
$133
OVER 10 YEARS

A great mid range choice, priced at $226.27 is the Bosch MC812S814, which has a Kagoo Score of 76.

Features We Love:
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
72
Running Costs
$130 Over 10 Years
76
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the MC812S814 in the US is $226.27 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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