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Should You Buy a Bosch Iron?

Matthew
Updated 28 May 2021
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should you buy a Bosch Iron?

Bosch is well known for its dishwashers, vacuum cleaners, washing machines and electric kettles. The company behind Bosch also manufacturers Siemens Irons.

We've collated all the key information on Bosch irons in this handy guide. We've analysed over 29,000 user and expert reviews and 60+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,100 irons to impartially compare each iron brand.

Bosch are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular irons. Their irons start at $86 for the DA30 which has a power of 2,850W, a steam generating capacity of 40g/min and is a traditional iron and go up to $458 for the TDS6040 which has a power of 2,400W, a steam generating capacity of 120g/min and is a steam iron. The average price of a new Bosch iron is $293.

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

Is Bosch the Best Iron Brand?

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

Bosch is ranked the No. 6 best iron brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Bosch is the 6th best iron brand out there.

#1
Netherlands
95%
95%
8,254 reviews
#2
85%
85%
979 reviews
#3
United Kingdom
85%
85%
5,663 reviews
#4
Germany
83%
83%
1,765 reviews
#5
Australia
82%
82%
2,016 reviews
#6
Germany
82%
82%
2,113 reviews
#7
France
81%
81%
3,831 reviews
#8
Brentwood Appliances
80%
80%
5 reviews
#9
Brentwood
80%
80%
0 reviews
#10
Swan
80%
80%
551 reviews
#11
Conair
75%
75%
114 reviews
#12
United Kingdom
71%
71%
1,294 reviews
#13
Sunbeam
63%
63%
2 reviews
#14
Andis
62%
62%
0 reviews
#15
Hoover
United States
61%
61%
52 reviews
#16
Panasonic
Japan
56%
56%
0 reviews
#17
Oliso
55%
55%
0 reviews
#18
Imetec
53%
53%
0 reviews
#19
Solac
52%
52%
0 reviews
#20
Taurus
52%
52%
0 reviews

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

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All iron Brands
Bosch Irons

Bosch have better reviews than the typical iron brand, with the average rating of a Bosch iron being 73%.

The average review score for a Bosch iron is 73%.

There's a smaller selection of Bosch irons available compared to other iron brands, with only 8 Bosch irons currently on the market in the US. Bosch irons also tend to be more expensive than most other iron brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.

Whilst Bosch have a number of interesting features including i-Temp, Advanced Steam System and EasyComfort, overall they tend to be less feature rich than their competitors. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Bosch iron is $53 (based on a person typically using an iron for 2 hours per week), which makes them less efficient than most other iron brands.

No. Of Irons
Average Price
$47
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $469
Price Distribution of All Irons
No. Of Irons
Average Price
$293
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $649
Price Distribution of Bosch Irons

What Do the Bosch Iron Reviews Say?

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

Bosch logo

Expert Reviews

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

User Reviews

5 stars
1,223
4 stars
473
3 stars
146
2 stars
93
1 star
167
Bosch has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its irons than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 86% of expert reviews and 81% of user reviews for Bosch irons are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 83% and 85% respectively across all Iron brands.

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

Average Review Score Tefal Philips Bosch Braun Rowenta
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
81%
7 reviews
86%
2 reviews
84%
1 review
81%
1 review
gadgetspeak.com logo
74%
2 reviews
76%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
70%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
pricerunner.se logo
30%
1 review
30%
1 review
90%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
60%
1 review
100%
1 review
50%
1 review
besteproduct.nl logo
84%
1 review
87%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
2 reviews
smartson.se logo
87%
1 review
techgearlab.com logo
82%
1 review
vr-zone.com logo
83%
1 review
wired.it logo
80%
1 review
videotesty.pl logo
Average
67%
11 reviews
69%
9 reviews
78%
6 reviews
90%
3 reviews
66%
2 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Bosch Irons Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 3 industry awards for Bosch irons. This means that Bosch has more awards for its irons than any other brand. The table below compares the number of awards received by Bosch to other popular iron brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Bosch has more awards for its irons than any other brand.

Compare all award winning irons

Number of Awards Tefal Philips Bosch Braun Rowenta
besteproduct.nl logo
1
1
Which? logo
2
Les Numeriques.com logo
1
techgearlab.com logo
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
videotesty.pl logo
1
Total
1
2
3
1
1

How Reliable Are Bosch Irons?

We checked over 29,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Bosch irons. over 110 of these reviews mention reliability of which 74% were positive. Therefore the majority of Bosch iron owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

74% of reviewers think Bosch irons are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

Excellent Build Quality
johnlewis.com
incredibly well put together
ao.com
be relatively robust
amazon.co.uk
feels sturdy
Amazon

NOT RELIABLE

I am very disappointed to say that after less than 5 months it is broken
amazon.co.uk
Poor Build Quality
johnlewis.com
Good Performance - Poor Reliability
Amazon

Features to Look Out For On Bosch Irons

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Bosch irons that set them apart from the competition. These include i-Temp, Advanced Steam System and EasyComfort.

Bosch I-Temp

Bosch irons that feature i-Temp include the Bosch Steam Iron ($313).

Bosch Advanced Steam System

Bosch irons that feature Advanced Steam System include the Bosch Steam Iron ($313).

Bosch EasyComfort

Bosch irons that feature EasyComfort include the Bosch Steam Iron ($313).

What is the Best Budget Choice Bosch Iron?

Bosch Steam Iron

$312.62
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Bosch Steam Iron
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Bosch Steam Iron
2,400W
120g/min
STEAM
CAPACITY
1.3L
WATER TANK
1.6kg
$260
OVER 5 YEARS

At only $312.62 and with a Kagoo Score of 78 the Bosch Steam Iron makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Many steam generating capacity (120g/min)
Big water tank capacity (1.3L)
Cordless
Steam boost function
Vertical steam function

An award winning and fully featured 2,400W traditional iron, with low running costs and a reasonable price. It has a steam boost function, a vertical steam function and an automatic anti-calc system and is cordless.

94
Reviews
6 Reviews + 1 Award
82
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Value for Money
Good
71
Running Costs
$260 Over 5 Years
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Our review analysis indicates that Bosch Steam Iron has superb expert reviews but below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 88%.

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The cheapest price that we could find for the Steam Iron in the US is $312.62 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Bosch Iron?
Is Bosch the Best Iron Brand?
What Do the Bosch Iron Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Bosch Irons Received?
How Reliable Are Bosch Irons?
Features to Look Out For On Bosch Irons
Bosch I-Temp
Bosch Advanced Steam System
Bosch EasyComfort
What is the Best Budget Choice Bosch Iron?

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