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Should You Buy a Bosch Iron?

Matthew
Updated 20 February 2020
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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 16,000 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 $28 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 $459 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 $207.

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%
4,128 reviews
#2
United Kingdom
93%
93%
4,487 reviews
#3
France
86%
86%
2,433 reviews
#4
Germany
83%
83%
253 reviews
#5
Australia
82%
82%
808 reviews
#6
Swan
80%
80%
452 reviews
#7
Germany
80%
80%
830 reviews
#8
79%
79%
583 reviews
#9
United Kingdom
77%
77%
277 reviews
#10
Brentwood
75%
75%
0 reviews
#11
Duronic
74%
74%
384 reviews
#12
Conair
74%
74%
61 reviews
#13
Brentwood Appliances
72%
72%
5 reviews
#14
AEG
Germany
70%
70%
7 reviews
#15
Igenix
67%
67%
145 reviews
#16
Sunbeam
66%
66%
0 reviews
#17
Hoover
United States
62%
62%
26 reviews
#18
Solac
62%
62%
0 reviews
#19
Elgento
62%
62%
8 reviews
#20
Taurus
61%
61%
0 reviews
#21
Andis
59%
59%
0 reviews
#22
Hamilton Beach
58%
58%
0 reviews
#23
Oliso
56%
56%
0 reviews
#24
Panasonic
Japan
56%
56%
0 reviews
#25
JML
55%
55%
0 reviews
#26
Ufesa
54%
54%
0 reviews
#27
Tower
53%
53%
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 $207, 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 6 Bosch irons currently on the market in the US. 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
$105
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $849
Price Distribution of All Irons
No. Of Irons
Average Price
$207
$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
3
4 stars
1
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Bosch logo

User Reviews

5 stars
511
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 87% 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 Russell Hobbs Bosch Swan
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
79%
5 reviews
69%
1 review
74%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
60%
1 review
90%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
90%
1 review
gadgetspeak.com logo
74%
2 reviews
76%
1 review
besteproduct.nl logo
84%
1 review
87%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
70%
2 reviews
smartson.se logo
87%
1 review
vr-zone.com logo
83%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
1 review
wired.it logo
80%
1 review
videotesty.pl logo
Average
79%
8 reviews
67%
7 reviews
80%
3 reviews
92%
3 reviews
82%
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 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 Russell Hobbs Bosch Swan
besteproduct.nl logo
1
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
videotesty.pl logo
1
Which? logo
1
Total
1
2
2

How Reliable Are Bosch Irons?

We checked over 16,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Bosch irons. 20 of these reviews 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

What is the Best Budget Choice Bosch Iron?

Bosch TDA3024030

$254.56
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2,400W
150g/min
STEAM
CAPACITY
0.32L
WATER TANK
1.4kg
$181
OVER 5 YEARS

At only $254.56 and with a Kagoo Score of 72 the Bosch TDA3024030 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Many steam generating capacity (150g/min)
Vertical steam function
Steam boost function
Automatic anti-calc system
Supports variable steam function

A good spec and economical to run 2,400W traditional iron.

79
Features
Good Features
79
Running Costs
$180 Over 5 Years
72
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the TDA3024030 in the US is $254.56 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?
What is the Best Budget Choice Bosch Iron?

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