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Should You Buy a Bosch Iron?

Updated 06 January 2020 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 $29 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 $417 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 $174.

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. 5 best iron brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Bosch is the 5th best iron brand out there.

#1
Netherlands
95%
95%
4,129 reviews
#2
United Kingdom
90%
90%
4,456 reviews
#3
France
86%
86%
2,428 reviews
#4
Australia
81%
81%
804 reviews
#5
Germany
80%
80%
829 reviews
#6
80%
80%
584 reviews
#7
United Kingdom
79%
79%
277 reviews
#8
Brentwood
79%
79%
0 reviews
#9
Germany
78%
78%
253 reviews
#10
Swan
74%
74%
452 reviews
#11
AEG
Germany
69%
69%
7 reviews
#12
Hoover
United States
67%
67%
26 reviews
#13
Igenix
67%
67%
145 reviews
#14
Beko
Turkey
67%
67%
241 reviews
#15
Conair
64%
64%
0 reviews
#16
Brentwood Appliances
64%
64%
5 reviews
#17
Panasonic
Japan
62%
62%
0 reviews
#18
Elgento
61%
61%
8 reviews
#19
Andis
61%
61%
0 reviews
#20
Solac
60%
60%
0 reviews
#21
Oliso
58%
58%
0 reviews
#22
Taurus
57%
57%
0 reviews
#23
Sunbeam
57%
57%
0 reviews
#24
Hamilton Beach
57%
57%
0 reviews
#25
Applica
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

Bosch have better reviews than the typical iron brand, with the average rating of a Bosch iron being 74%. Bosch also have a number of great features including Advanced Steam System, i-Temp and EasyComfort which sets them apart from the competition.

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 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.

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
$93
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $849
Price Distribution of All Irons
No. Of Irons
Average Price
$174
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $499
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
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 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 90% 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 Tefal Philips Bosch Russell Hobbs Rowenta
Trusted Reviews logo
60%
1 review
100%
1 review
90%
2 reviews
50%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
77%
4 reviews
69%
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
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
78%
7 reviews
67%
7 reviews
92%
3 reviews
80%
3 reviews
66%
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 Tefal Philips Bosch Russell Hobbs Rowenta
besteproduct.nl logo
1
1
techgearlab.com logo
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
videotesty.pl logo
1
Which? logo
1
Total
1
2
2
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

feels sturdy
Amazon
The Bosch iron is a well made
Argos.co.uk
sturdy base
ao.com

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 ($0).

Bosch I-Temp

Bosch irons that feature i-Temp include the Bosch Steam Iron ($0).

Bosch EasyComfort

Bosch irons that feature EasyComfort include the Bosch Steam Iron ($0).

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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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