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Should You Buy a Bosch Hob?

Matthew
Updated 03 March 2020
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should you buy a Bosch Hob?

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 4,900 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 $294 for the NKE645GA1E which has 4zone(s) burner / cooking zone, is a ceramic hob and a built-in hob and go up to $1,216 for the PXY875DW4E which has 4zone(s) burner / cooking zone, is a zone induction hob hob and a built-in hob. The average price of a new Bosch hob is $696.

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
90%
90%
350 reviews
#3
Germany
88%
88%
487 reviews
#4
United States
84%
84%
49 reviews
#5
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
84%
84%
256 reviews
#6
Cookology
83%
83%
136 reviews
#7
Italy
79%
79%
88 reviews
#8
South Korea
79%
79%
176 reviews
#9
CDA
United Kingdom
76%
76%
31 reviews
#10
Germany
75%
75%
0 reviews
#11
Brentwood
74%
74%
1 review
#12
Germany
73%
73%
14 reviews
#13
Slovenia
72%
72%
6 reviews
#14
United States
71%
71%
262 reviews
#15
Italy
71%
71%
115 reviews
#16
Constructa
66%
66%
0 reviews
#17
66%
66%
1 review
#18
Turkey
65%
65%
313 reviews
#19
Blomberg
65%
65%
1 review
#20
United States
65%
65%
56 reviews
#21
Italy
65%
65%
41 reviews
#22
SIA
63%
63%
7 reviews
#23
Sweden
63%
63%
2 reviews
#24
Cuisinart
62%
62%
0 reviews
#25
Klarstein
58%
58%
0 reviews
#26
Tefal
France
56%
56%
0 reviews
#27
Orbegozo
55%
55%
0 reviews
#28
Panasonic
Japan
53%
53%
0 reviews
#29
Cooke & Lewis
53%
53%
0 reviews
#30
Bauknecht
Germany
53%
53%
0 reviews
#31
JATA
53%
53%
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 $696, 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 and QuickStart which sets them apart from the competition.

No. Of Hobs
Average Price
$469
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $1,799
Price Distribution of All Hobs
No. Of Hobs
Average Price
$696
$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 90% respectively across all Hob brands.

Purchasers of Bosch hobs frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, had nice technical features and was well designed. 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 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 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 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. 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

are really sturdy
ao.com
Well made with a quality feel
johnlewis.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 and QuickStart.

Bosch ReStart Function

Bosch hobs that feature ReStart Function include the Bosch Serie 4 PUE611BF1B ($406) and the Bosch PWP631BF1B ($530).

Bosch QuickStart

Bosch hobs that feature QuickStart include the Bosch Serie 4 PUE611BF1B ($406) and the Bosch Serie 2 PKE611CA1E ($295).

Bosch Extendable Cooking Zone

Bosch hobs that feature extendable cooking zone include the Bosch PWP631BF1B ($530).

What is the Best Budget Choice Bosch Hob?

Bosch Serie 4 PUE611BF1B

$406.45
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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+

At only $406.45 and with a Kagoo Score of 86 the Bosch Serie 4 PUE611BF1B makes a great budget choice.

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

A good value for money and award winning induction 4 burner / cooking zone hob, with a very good spec. Purchasers report that this hob 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 fantastic expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this hob to others.

Which? Best Buy

The cheapest price that we could find for the Serie 4 PUE611BF1B in the US is $406.45 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 Budget Choice Bosch Hob?

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