We've collated all the key information on Bosch vacuum cleaners in this handy guide. We've analysed over 41,000 user and expert reviews and 90+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 4,600 vacuum cleaners to impartially compare each vacuum cleaner brand.
Bosch are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular vacuum cleaners. Their vacuum cleaners start at $219 for the BBH65 which has a maximum input power of 1,800W, is a dry vacuum cleaner and an upright vacuum cleaner and go up to $441 for the BGL8334 which has a maximum input power of 650W, is a dry vacuum cleaner and a cylinder vacuum cleaner. The average price of a new Bosch vacuum cleaner is $296.
Bosch are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular vacuum cleaners.
Is Bosch the Best Vacuum Cleaner Brand?
So are Bosch vacuum cleaners any good? We give every vacuum cleaner a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all vacuum cleaners we are able to impartially rank all the vacuum cleaner brands.
Bosch is ranked the No. 6 best vacuum cleaner brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Bosch is the 6th best vacuum cleaner brand out there.
Let's look at how Bosch vacuum cleaners compare to the other vacuum cleaner brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
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Bosch Vacuum Cleaners
Bosch have better reviews than the typical vacuum cleaner brand, with the average rating of a Bosch vacuum cleaner being 84%. Bosch also have a number of great features including Lithium-Ion Technology, boost function and easy clean brushbar which sets them apart from the competition.
The average review score for a Bosch vacuum cleaner is 84%.
There's a smaller selection of Bosch vacuum cleaners available compared to other vacuum cleaner brands, with only 8 Bosch vacuum cleaners currently on the market in the US. Bosch vacuum cleaners also tend to be more expensive than most other vacuum cleaner brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.
When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Bosch vacuum cleaner is $50 (based on a person typically using a vacuum cleaner for 2 hours per week), which makes them less efficient than most other vacuum cleaner brands.
No. Of Vacuum Cleaners
Average Price $274
Price Distribution of All Vacuum Cleaners
No. Of Vacuum Cleaners
Average Price $296
Price Distribution of Bosch Vacuum Cleaners
What Do the Bosch Vacuum Cleaner Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every Bosch vacuum cleaner to work out the average distribution of reviews for Bosch and then compared this to the other vacuum cleaner brands.
Bosch has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its vacuum cleaners than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.
Over 88% of expert reviews and 81% of user reviews for Bosch vacuum cleaners are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 83% and 87% respectively across all Vacuum Cleaner brands.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to Bosch vacuum cleaners by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other vacuum cleaner brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.
How Many Industry Awards Have Bosch Vacuum Cleaners Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 4 industry awards for Bosch vacuum cleaners. The table below compares the number of awards received by Bosch to other popular vacuum cleaner brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
We checked over 41,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Bosch vacuum cleaners. over 80 of these reviews mention reliability of which 79% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Bosch vacuum cleaner owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
79% of reviewers think Bosch vacuum cleaners are reliable.
So, most people think that Bosch vacuum cleaners are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Bosch vacuum cleaners that mention reliability:
fluff in one pass - huge improvement over the trusty Nilfisk
Well made - One you have gone cordless you will not go back to wired
Excellent Build Quality
I ended up buying the new Animal version of this - which I thought might have ironed out reliability issues
Handle very fragile -our broke easily after it toppled
A great mid range choice, priced at $217.66 is the Bosch BBH65, which has a Kagoo Score of 83.
Features We Love:
Easy steer technology
Easy clean brushbar
Sensor Bagless Technology
Lighter than average (3.8kg)
A classic and fully featured 0.9L dust capacity, 3.8kg heavy vacuum, with a good price and very low running costs. It has a washable filter, a flexible hose and an automatic cord rewinder and is cordless. Multiple reviews mentioned that it's very easy to use and well designed.
Value for Money
$390 Over 10 Years
Owners report that Bosch BBH65 has great user reviews with an average user rating of 90%.
The cheapest price that we could find for the BBH65 in the US is $217.66 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.