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Should You Buy a Bosch Iron?

Updated 06 November 2019 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 Siemens Irons.

We've collated all the key information on Bosch irons in this handy guide. We've analysed over 15,000 user and expert reviews and 20 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 $32 for the TDA2329 which has a power of 2,200W, a steam generating capacity of 70g/min and is a traditional iron and go up to $387 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 $138.

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. 4 best iron brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Bosch is the 4th best iron brand out there.

#1
Netherlands
95%
95%
4,130 reviews
#2
United Kingdom
92%
92%
4,454 reviews
#3
France
89%
89%
2,427 reviews
#4
Germany
85%
85%
829 reviews
#5
United Kingdom
84%
84%
277 reviews
#6
84%
84%
583 reviews
#7
Germany
82%
82%
253 reviews
#8
Australia
81%
81%
798 reviews
#9
Brentwood Appliances
76%
76%
5 reviews
#10
Duronic
76%
76%
384 reviews
#11
Swan
76%
76%
452 reviews
#12
Hoover
United States
75%
75%
25 reviews
#13
Brentwood
75%
75%
0 reviews
#14
Igenix
74%
74%
145 reviews
#15
Elgento
61%
61%
8 reviews
#16
Panasonic
Japan
61%
61%
0 reviews
#17
Andis
59%
59%
0 reviews
#18
Sunbeam
58%
58%
0 reviews
#19
Hamilton Beach
57%
57%
0 reviews
#20
Oliso
56%
56%
0 reviews
#21
Conair
56%
56%
0 reviews
#22
Applica
55%
55%
0 reviews
#23
JML
54%
54%
0 reviews
#24
Ufesa
54%
54%
0 reviews
#25
Tower
54%
54%
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

At an average purchase price of $138, Bosch irons tend to be more expensive than most other iron brands. Bosch also have better reviews than the typical iron brand, with the average rating of a Bosch iron being 74%.

The average review score for a Bosch iron is 74%.

There's a smaller selection of Bosch irons available compared to other iron brands, with only 11 Bosch irons currently on the market in the US. Whilst Bosch have a number of interesting features including Advanced Steam System, i-Temp 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
$77
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $309
Price Distribution of All Irons
No. Of Irons
Average Price
$138
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $509
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
2
4 stars
1
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Bosch logo

User Reviews

5 stars
512
4 stars
177
3 stars
55
2 stars
34
1 star
48
Bosch has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its irons than most other iron brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 83% of user reviews for Bosch irons are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 89% and 87% respectively across all Iron brands.

Looking at just the expert reviews, 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 Philips Tefal Bosch Rowenta Morphy Richards
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
77%
4 reviews
81%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
60%
1 review
100%
1 review
50%
1 review
90%
1 review
gadgetspeak.com logo
74%
2 reviews
76%
1 review
besteproduct.nl logo
87%
1 review
84%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
70%
2 reviews
smartson.se logo
87%
1 review
techgearlab.com logo
82%
1 review
vr-zone.com logo
83%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
1 review
wired.it logo
80%
1 review
videotesty.pl logo
Average
67%
7 reviews
78%
7 reviews
92%
3 reviews
66%
2 reviews
86%
2 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Bosch Irons Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 2 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 given to 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 Philips Tefal Bosch Rowenta Morphy Richards
besteproduct.nl logo
1
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
1
techgearlab.com logo
1
videotesty.pl logo
1
Which? logo
1
Total
2
1
2
1
1

How Reliable Are Bosch Irons?

We checked over 15,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Bosch irons. 20 of these reviews that mention reliability of which 70% were positive. Therefore the majority of Bosch iron owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

70% 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

It does not glide over fabric's as easily as my broken Philips used to do
Amazon
sturdy base
ao.com
you just need a new iron that is reliable
Argos.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

Good Performance - Poor Reliability
Amazon
Iron was leaking badly
Argos.co.uk

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 Advanced Steam System, i-Temp and EasyComfort.

Bosch Advanced Steam System

Bosch irons that feature Advanced Steam System include the Bosch Steam Iron ($51) and the Bosch Sensixx\'x DA50 ($128).

Bosch I-Temp

Bosch irons that feature i-Temp include the Bosch Steam Iron ($51).

Bosch EasyComfort

Bosch irons that feature EasyComfort include the Bosch Steam Iron ($51).

What is the Best Budget Choice Bosch Iron?

Bosch TDA2329GB

$32.03
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Bosch TDA2329GB
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Bosch TDA2329GB
2,200W
70g/min
STEAM
CAPACITY
0.22L
WATER TANK
1.2kg
$179
OVER 5 YEARS

At only $32.03 and with a Kagoo Score of 78 the Bosch TDA2329GB makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Many steam generating capacity (70g/min)
Steam boost function
Automatic anti-calc system
Vertical steam function
Self-cleaning

A very economical to run and fully featured 2,200W traditional iron, with a fair price. It has a steam boost function, a vertical steam function and an automatic anti-calc system and is self-cleaning.

81
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Value for Money
Very Good
88
Running Costs
$180 Over 5 Years
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the TDA2329GB in the US is $32.03 but in total we found only 1 price 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 Advanced Steam System
Bosch I-Temp
Bosch EasyComfort
What is the Best Budget Choice Bosch Iron?

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