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Should You Buy a Bosch Hob?

Matthew
Updated 23 May 2020
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Bosch is well known for its dishwashers, washing machines, electric kettles and tumble dryers. The company behind Bosch also manufacturers Balay, Neff and Siemens Hobs.

If you are wondering how Bosch hobs compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 4,900 hobs by objectively and impartially analysing over 4,100 user and expert reviews and 8 awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Bosch are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular hobs. Their hobs start at $292 for the NKE645GA1E which has 4zone(s) burner / cooking zone, is a ceramic hob and a built-in hob and go up to $1,282 for the PXV975DV1E which has 5zone(s) burner / cooking zone, is a zone induction hob hob and a built-in hob. The average price of a new Bosch hob is $647.

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

Is Bosch the Best Hob Brand?

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

Bosch is ranked the No. 1 best hob brand.

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

#1
Germany
95%
95%
672 reviews
#2
AEG
Germany
94%
94%
350 reviews
#3
Germany
91%
91%
487 reviews
#4
United States
88%
88%
49 reviews
#5
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
87%
87%
256 reviews
#6
Italy
82%
82%
88 reviews
#7
Cookology
81%
81%
136 reviews
#8
Germany
80%
80%
0 reviews
#9
CDA
United Kingdom
80%
80%
31 reviews
#10
South Korea
77%
77%
176 reviews
#11
Germany
76%
76%
14 reviews
#12
Slovenia
76%
76%
6 reviews
#13
United States
74%
74%
262 reviews
#14
Italy
74%
74%
116 reviews
#15
Brentwood
74%
74%
1 review
#16
Sweden
72%
72%
2 reviews
#17
Constructa
68%
68%
0 reviews
#18
68%
68%
1 review
#19
Turkey
68%
68%
314 reviews
#20
Blomberg
68%
68%
1 review
#21
Italy
67%
67%
41 reviews
#22
Cuisinart
62%
62%
0 reviews
#23
Klarstein
62%
62%
0 reviews
#24
Zanker
61%
61%
0 reviews
#25
Tefal
France
58%
58%
0 reviews
#26
Orbegozo
58%
58%
0 reviews
#27
Gaggenau
56%
56%
1 review
#28
Bauknecht
Germany
56%
56%
0 reviews
#29
JATA
56%
56%
0 reviews

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

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection
All hob Brands
Bosch Hobs

There's a wide selection of Bosch hobs available compared to other hob brands, with 10 Bosch hobs currently on the market in the US. At an average purchase price of $647, Bosch hobs also tend to be more expensive than most other hob brands.

The average review score for a Bosch hob is 92%.

Bosch have better reviews than the typical hob brand, with the average rating of a Bosch hob being 92%. Bosch have a number of great features including ReStart Function, QuickStart and extendable cooking zone which sets them apart from the competition.

No. Of Hobs
Average Price
$497
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $1,699
Price Distribution of All Hobs
No. Of Hobs
Average Price
$647
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $2,049
Price Distribution of Bosch Hobs

What Do the Bosch Hob Reviews Say?

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

Bosch logo

Expert Reviews

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

User Reviews

5 stars
498
4 stars
119
3 stars
25
2 stars
9
1 star
17

Over 100% of expert reviews and 92% of user reviews for Bosch hobs are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 100% and 90% respectively across all Hob brands.

Purchasers of Bosch hobs frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, had good technical features and a good design. Their hobs have also won a total of 2 awards.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Bosch hobs by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other hob brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Neff Bosch Whirlpool Beko Hisense
Which? logo
100%
2 reviews
100%
2 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
85%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
90%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
73%
2 reviews
86%
1 review
Average
86%
4 reviews
93%
3 reviews
85%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
90%
1 review

How Many Industry Awards Have Bosch Hobs Received?

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

Bosch has more awards for its hobs than any other brand.
Number of Awards Neff Bosch Whirlpool Beko Hisense
Which? logo
2
2
Total
2
2

How Reliable Are Bosch Hobs?

We checked over 4,100 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Bosch hobs. over 40 of these reviews mention reliability of which 84% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Bosch hob owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

84% of reviewers think Bosch hobs are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

Well made with a quality feel
johnlewis.com
Well made
ao.com
Fast delivery very well made good safety device gas nob can be turned on
amazon.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

the top scratches easily
ao.com
not durable prefer metal rims
johnlewis.com

Features to Look Out For On Bosch Hobs

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Bosch hobs that set them apart from the competition. These include ReStart Function, QuickStart and extendable cooking zone.

Bosch ReStart Function

Bosch hobs that feature ReStart Function include the Bosch Serie 4 PWP631BF1B ($540).

Bosch QuickStart

Bosch hobs that feature QuickStart include the Bosch Serie 4 PWP631BF1B ($540).

Bosch Extendable Cooking Zone

Bosch hobs that feature extendable cooking zone include the Bosch Serie 4 PWP631BF1B ($540).

What is the Best Mid-Range Bosch Hob?

Bosch Serie 4 PWP631BF1B

$540.28
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Bosch Serie 4 PWP631BF1B
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Bosch Serie 4 PWP631BF1B
4
BURNERS /
COOKING ZONES
3,000W
POWER
17
POWER LEVELS
A+

A great mid range choice, priced at $540.28 is the Bosch Serie 4 PWP631BF1B, which has a Kagoo Score of 78.

Features We Love:
ReStart Function
QuickStart
Extendable cooking zone
Induction
Built-in display

An award winning and fully featured induction 4 burner / cooking zone hob, with a reasonable price.

91
Reviews
1 Review + 1 Award
80
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Value for Money
Very Good
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Our review analysis indicates that Bosch Serie 4 PWP631BF1B has exceptional expert reviews with an average expert rating of 100%.

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The cheapest price that we could find for the Serie 4 PWP631BF1B in the US is $540.28 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Bosch Hob?
Is Bosch the Best Hob Brand?
What Do the Bosch Hob Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Bosch Hobs Received?
How Reliable Are Bosch Hobs?
Features to Look Out For On Bosch Hobs
Bosch ReStart Function
Bosch QuickStart
Bosch Extendable Cooking Zone
What is the Best Mid-Range Bosch Hob?

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