If you are thinking about buying a Bosch microwave then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of microwave brands is compiled by analysing over 23,000 user and expert reviews and 50+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,800 microwaves.
Bosch are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular microwaves. Their microwaves start at $168 for the HMT75M421B which has an interior capacity of 17L, a microwave power of 800W and is a freestanding microwave and go up to $1,855 for the BER634GS1 which has an interior capacity of 21L, a microwave power of 900W and is a built-in microwave. The average price of a new Bosch microwave is $862.
Bosch are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular microwaves.
Is Bosch the Best Microwave Brand?
So are Bosch microwaves any good? We give every microwave a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all microwaves we are able to impartially rank all the microwave brands.
Bosch is ranked the No. 1 best microwave brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Bosch is the actually best microwave brand out there.
Let's look at how Bosch microwaves compare to the other microwave brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
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There's a wide selection of Bosch microwaves available compared to other microwave brands, with 10 Bosch microwaves currently on the market in the US. Bosch also have better reviews than the typical microwave brand, with the average rating of a Bosch microwave being 83%.
The average review score for a Bosch microwave is 83%.
Bosch have a number of great features including Easy to Clean which sets them apart from the competition. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Bosch microwave is $41 (based on a person typically using a microwave for 30 minutes per day), which makes them more efficient than most other microwave brands.
However Bosch microwaves tend to be more expensive than most other microwave brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.
No. Of Microwaves
Average Price $231
Price Distribution of All Microwaves
No. Of Microwaves
Average Price $862
Price Distribution of Bosch Microwaves
What Do the Bosch Microwave Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every Bosch microwave to work out the average distribution of reviews for Bosch and then compared this to the other microwave brands.
Bosch has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its microwaves than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.
Over 100% of expert reviews and 85% of user reviews for Bosch microwaves are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 84% and 85% respectively across all Microwave brands.
Purchasers of Bosch microwaves frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to Bosch microwaves by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other microwave brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.
How Many Industry Awards Have Bosch Microwaves Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Bosch microwaves. The table below shows the number of awards received by the most popular microwave brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
We checked over 23,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Bosch microwaves. over 70 of these reviews mention reliability of which 89% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Bosch microwave owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
89% of reviewers think Bosch microwaves are reliable.
So, most people think that Bosch microwaves are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Bosch microwaves that mention reliability:
reliable microwave then this is it
Good Build Quality
it had to go with my built in oven
I maintain the catch is not robust enough
Mediocre Build Quality
Use wasn't robust
Features to Look Out For On Bosch Microwaves
There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Bosch microwaves that set them apart from the competition. These include Easy to Clean.
At only $207.17 and with a Kagoo Score of 78 the Bosch HMT84M451B makes a great budget choice.
Features We Love:
Delayed start timer
A very economical to run and classic freestanding microwave, with a very good spec and a reasonable price. Multiple reviews mentioned that it has outstanding features and it's very easy to use, and well designed.
Value for Money
$360 Over 10 Years
Our review analysis indicates that Bosch HMT84M451B has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 85%, based on 53 reviews.
Good Review Bosch HMT84M451 Serie 2 Freistehende Mikrowelle / 900 W / 25 L / Drehteller 31,5 cm / T
The cheapest price that we could find for the HMT84M451B in the US is $207.17 but in total we found only 1 price for it.