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Should You Buy a Bosch Iron?

Matthew
Updated 17 May 2020
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should you buy a Bosch Iron?

Bosch is well known for its dishwashers, washing machines, electric kettles and tumble dryers. 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 30+ 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 $28 for the Steam Iron which has a power of 2,200W, a steam generating capacity of 30g/min and is a traditional iron and go up to $471 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 $249.

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. 7 best iron brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Bosch is the 7th best iron brand out there.

#1
Netherlands
95%
95%
4,169 reviews
#2
United Kingdom
90%
90%
4,201 reviews
#3
France
81%
81%
2,472 reviews
#4
Brentwood
80%
80%
0 reviews
#5
Australia
80%
80%
819 reviews
#6
Germany
79%
79%
253 reviews
#7
Germany
78%
78%
831 reviews
#8
United Kingdom
77%
77%
340 reviews
#9
76%
76%
584 reviews
#10
Conair
76%
76%
61 reviews
#11
Swan
75%
75%
452 reviews
#12
Brentwood Appliances
72%
72%
5 reviews
#13
AEG
Germany
69%
69%
7 reviews
#14
Igenix
67%
67%
145 reviews
#15
Tower
63%
63%
19 reviews
#16
Hoover
United States
62%
62%
24 reviews
#17
Andis
61%
61%
0 reviews
#18
Solac
61%
61%
0 reviews
#19
Taurus
61%
61%
0 reviews
#20
Sunbeam
57%
57%
0 reviews
#21
Panasonic
Japan
56%
56%
0 reviews
#22
Oliso
55%
55%
0 reviews
#23
Ufesa
54%
54%
0 reviews
#24
Imetec
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 $249, 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 5 Bosch irons currently on the market in the US. Whilst Bosch have a number of interesting features including Advanced Steam System and i-Temp, 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
$118
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $599
Price Distribution of All Irons
No. Of Irons
Average Price
$249
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $479
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
3
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 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 90% and 86% 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 Beko Braun
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
79%
5 reviews
81%
1 review
81%
1 review
gadgetspeak.com logo
74%
2 reviews
76%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
70%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
besteproduct.nl logo
84%
1 review
87%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
60%
1 review
100%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
2 reviews
coolsmartphone.com logo
93%
1 review
smartson.se logo
87%
1 review
vr-zone.com logo
83%
1 review
wired.it logo
80%
1 review
videotesty.pl logo
Average
79%
8 reviews
67%
7 reviews
92%
4 reviews
87%
2 reviews
91%
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 Beko Braun
besteproduct.nl logo
1
1
Which? logo
2
Les Numeriques.com logo
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
videotesty.pl logo
1
Total
1
2
3
1

How Reliable Are Bosch Irons?

We checked over 15,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Bosch irons. over 40 of these reviews mention reliability of which 79% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Bosch iron owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

79% 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
The Bosch iron is a well made
Argos.co.uk
It does not glide over fabric's as easily as my broken Philips used to do
Amazon
sturdy base
ao.com

NOT RELIABLE

Good Performance - Poor Reliability
Amazon
Broken filler cap again
amazon.co.uk
I was refused a refund even though I was unhappy with the product because I had broken the seal on the box when opening it
johnlewis.com
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 and i-Temp.

Bosch Advanced Steam System

Bosch irons that feature Advanced Steam System include the Bosch Steam Iron ($27).

Bosch I-Temp

Bosch irons that feature i-Temp include the Bosch Steam Iron ($27).

Bosch EasyComfort

Bosch irons that feature EasyComfort include the Bosch Steam Iron ($27).

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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

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