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Should You Buy a Bosch Hob?

Updated 07 January 2020 by Matthew
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Bosch is well known for its dishwashers, washing machines, electric kettles and coffee makers. 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 4,800 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 $306 for the NKE645GA1E which has 4zone(s) burner / cooking zone, is a ceramic hob and a built-in hob and go up to $1,739 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 $781.

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%
671 reviews
#2
AEG
Germany
91%
91%
350 reviews
#3
Germany
88%
88%
487 reviews
#4
United States
85%
85%
49 reviews
#5
Cookology
82%
82%
136 reviews
#6
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
81%
81%
256 reviews
#7
Italy
80%
80%
88 reviews
#8
South Korea
78%
78%
176 reviews
#9
CDA
United Kingdom
76%
76%
31 reviews
#10
Germany
75%
75%
0 reviews
#11
Brentwood
74%
74%
1 review
#12
Germany
72%
72%
14 reviews
#13
Slovenia
71%
71%
6 reviews
#14
United States
71%
71%
264 reviews
#15
Italy
71%
71%
115 reviews
#16
Constructa
66%
66%
0 reviews
#17
65%
65%
1 review
#18
Turkey
65%
65%
313 reviews
#19
United Kingdom
65%
65%
223 reviews
#20
Italy
65%
65%
40 reviews
#21
Blomberg
65%
65%
1 review
#22
United States
65%
65%
56 reviews
#23
Cuisinart
63%
63%
0 reviews
#24
SIA
62%
62%
7 reviews
#25
Sweden
62%
62%
2 reviews
#26
Klarstein
58%
58%
0 reviews
#27
Zanker
57%
57%
0 reviews
#28
Simfer
56%
56%
0 reviews
#29
Tefal
France
55%
55%
0 reviews
#30
Orbegozo
54%
54%
0 reviews
#31
JATA
53%
53%
0 reviews
#32
Cooke & Lewis
53%
53%
0 reviews
#33
Bauknecht
Germany
52%
52%
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 20 Bosch hobs currently on the market in the US. At an average purchase price of $781, 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 Flexi-Space which sets them apart from the competition.

No. Of Hobs
Average Price
$447
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $1,799
Price Distribution of All Hobs
No. Of Hobs
Average Price
$781
$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
497
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 91% respectively across all Hob brands.

Purchasers of Bosch hobs frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, has useful technical features and was thoughtfully designed. Their hobs have also won a total of 2 awards.

Looking at just the expert reviews, 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 AEG Blomberg
Which? logo
100%
2 reviews
100%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
100%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
73%
2 reviews
86%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
85%
2 reviews
Average
86%
4 reviews
93%
3 reviews
85%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
100%
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 given to 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 AEG Blomberg
Which? logo
2
2
1
1
Total
2
2
1
1

How Reliable Are Bosch Hobs?

We checked over 4,100 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Bosch hobs. 40+ of these reviews that 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

The hob is well made
ao.com
Very solidly built
johnlewis.com

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 Flexi-Space.

Bosch ReStart Function

Bosch hobs that feature ReStart Function include the Bosch Serie 4 PUE611BF1B ($429), the Bosch PWP631BF1B ($585) and the Bosch PXX275FC1E ($1,516).

Bosch QuickStart

Bosch hobs that feature QuickStart include the Bosch Serie 4 PUE611BF1B ($429) and the Bosch Serie 2 PKE611CA1E ($311).

Bosch Flexi-Space

Bosch hobs that feature Flexi-Space include the Bosch PXX275FC1E ($1,516).

Bosch Extendable Cooking Zone

Bosch hobs that feature extendable cooking zone include the Bosch PWP631BF1B ($585) and the Bosch PXX275FC1E ($1,516).

What is the Best Mid-Range Bosch Hob?

Bosch Serie 4 PUE611BF1B

$428.72
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Bosch Serie 4 PUE611BF1B
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Bosch Serie 4 PUE611BF1B
4
BURNERS /
COOKING ZONES
3,000W
POWER
BUILT-
IN
17
POWER LEVELS
A+

A great mid range choice, priced at $428.72 is the Bosch Serie 4 PUE611BF1B, which has a Kagoo Score of 86.

Features We Love:
ReStart Function
QuickStart
Induction
Residual heat indicator
Pan detection system

A fully featured and award winning induction 4 burner / cooking zone hob, with a fair price. Multiple reviews mentioned that it has excellent features, heats very quickly and it's really easy to use.

97
Reviews
210 Reviews + 1 Award
86
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Value for Money
Very Good
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Bosch Serie 4 PUE611BF1B has excellent expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this hob to others.

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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 Flexi-Space
Bosch Extendable Cooking Zone
What is the Best Mid-Range Bosch Hob?

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