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Should You Buy a Bosch Vacuum Cleaner?

Matthew
Updated 28 August 2020
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should you buy a Bosch Vacuum Cleaner?

Bosch is well known for its dishwashers, washing machines, electric kettles and coffee makers. The company behind Bosch also manufacturers Siemens Vacuum Cleaners.

We've collated all the key information on Bosch vacuum cleaners in this handy guide. We've analysed over 54,000 user and expert reviews and 160+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 3,500 vacuum cleaners to impartially compare each vacuum cleaner brand.

Bosch are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular vacuum cleaners. Their vacuum cleaners start at $154 for the BHN14090 which has a maximum input power of §W, is a dry vacuum cleaner and a handheld vacuum cleaner and go up to $490 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 $389.

Bosch are recognised for their wide selection of premium 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. 7 best vacuum cleaner brand.

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

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
7,180 reviews
#2
93%
93%
5,633 reviews
#3
Germany
92%
92%
3,693 reviews
#4
88%
88%
2,146 reviews
#5
United States
87%
87%
7,182 reviews
#6
87%
87%
1,713 reviews
#7
Germany
85%
85%
1,251 reviews
#8
Eufy
85%
85%
640 reviews
#9
United States
85%
85%
1,436 reviews
#10
85%
85%
5,862 reviews
#11
85%
85%
1,586 reviews
#12
84%
84%
424 reviews
#13
Germany
83%
83%
760 reviews
#14
Sealey
83%
83%
40 reviews
#15
United Kingdom
82%
82%
704 reviews
#16
Germany
81%
81%
36 reviews
#17
iLife
79%
79%
64 reviews
#18
Netherlands
79%
79%
276 reviews
#19
Koblenz
76%
76%
0 reviews
#20
Denmark
76%
76%
39 reviews
#21
Atrix
74%
74%
1 review
#22
72%
72%
25 reviews
#23
Neato Robotics
72%
72%
148 reviews
#24
South Korea
72%
72%
275 reviews
#25
Neato
71%
71%
68 reviews
#26
VAX
United States
70%
70%
4,525 reviews
#27
LG
South Korea
67%
67%
29 reviews
#28
Xiaomi
65%
65%
24 reviews
#29
AEG
Germany
64%
64%
608 reviews
#30
Beko
Turkey
63%
63%
72 reviews
#31
Roidmi
63%
63%
2 reviews
#32
Gtech
63%
63%
947 reviews
#33
FEIN
63%
63%
3 reviews
#34
Thorne Electric
62%
62%
0 reviews
#35
PowerSmith
62%
62%
0 reviews
#36
Zelmer
61%
61%
1 review
#37
Rug Doctor
61%
61%
0 reviews
#38
Snow Joe
61%
61%
0 reviews
#39
Makita
60%
60%
8 reviews
#40
Metropolitan Vacuum Cleaner Co
59%
59%
0 reviews
#41
Sweden
58%
58%
44 reviews
#42
Taurus
58%
58%
0 reviews
#43
Oreck
United States
58%
58%
0 reviews
#44
Winkel
57%
57%
0 reviews
#45
Vacmaster
56%
56%
0 reviews
#46
DeWALT
55%
55%
0 reviews
#47
Solac
54%
54%
0 reviews
#48
CleanMate
54%
54%
0 reviews
#49
Shop-Vac
54%
54%
0 reviews
#50
Viper
53%
53%
1 review
#51
Pifco
53%
53%
0 reviews
#52
Ufesa
53%
53%
0 reviews
#53
Kirby
53%
53%
0 reviews
#54
DeLonghi
Italy
53%
53%
0 reviews
#55
Omega
53%
53%
0 reviews

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.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All vacuum cleaner Brands
Bosch Vacuum Cleaners

Bosch have better reviews than the typical vacuum cleaner brand, with the average rating of a Bosch vacuum cleaner being 83%. Bosch also have a number of great features including Lithium-Ion Technology and boost function which sets them apart from the competition.

The average review score for a Bosch vacuum cleaner is 83%.

There's a smaller selection of Bosch vacuum cleaners available compared to other vacuum cleaner brands, with only 13 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 $47 (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
$182
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,449
Price Distribution of All Vacuum Cleaners
No. Of Vacuum Cleaners
Average Price
$389
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,099
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 logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
7
4 stars
6
3 stars
2
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Bosch logo

User Reviews

5 stars
777
4 stars
211
3 stars
88
2 stars
60
1 star
93
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 87% of expert reviews and 80% of user reviews for Bosch vacuum cleaners are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 84% and 86% 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.

Average Review Score iRobot Ecovacs Dyson Samsung Miele Bosch
Trusted Reviews logo
69%
5 reviews
66%
5 reviews
89%
8 reviews
75%
2 reviews
80%
10 reviews
77%
3 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
80%
8 reviews
53%
3 reviews
91%
9 reviews
75%
4 reviews
73%
3 reviews
73%
3 reviews
CNET.com logo
72%
9 reviews
72%
8 reviews
59%
8 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
80%
2 reviews
60%
3 reviews
96%
5 reviews
100%
1 review
67%
6 reviews
PC Mag logo
70%
4 reviews
43%
4 reviews
70%
3 reviews
60%
1 review
01net.com logo
67%
5 reviews
82%
3 reviews
40%
2 reviews
60%
1 review
techgearlab.com logo
63%
3 reviews
44%
3 reviews
68%
3 reviews
68%
2 reviews
Pocket Lint logo
80%
1 review
74%
5 reviews
84%
5 reviews
Digitaltrends.com logo
75%
4 reviews
78%
6 reviews
70%
1 review
Chip.de logo
82%
3 reviews
81%
1 review
82%
1 review
81%
3 reviews
85%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
2 reviews
100%
2 reviews
100%
4 reviews
Techradar logo
90%
1 review
75%
5 reviews
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
techadvisor.co.uk logo
70%
1 review
80%
4 reviews
90%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
pcworld.com_techhive.com logo
90%
2 reviews
73%
6 reviews
goodhousekeeping.com logo
90%
1 review
70%
3 reviews
90%
1 review
90%
1 review
65%
2 reviews
M3.idg.se logo
75%
2 reviews
60%
1 review
77%
3 reviews
80%
2 reviews
reviewed.com logo
85%
1 review
83%
4 reviews
74%
1 review
91%
1 review
Good Gear Guide.com.au logo
90%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
60%
2 reviews
75%
1 review
examiner.com logo
100%
3 reviews
100%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
netzwelt.de logo
70%
1 review
74%
4 reviews
Other Expert Sites
78%
74 reviews
79%
64 reviews
79%
45 reviews
61%
28 reviews
61%
10 reviews
81%
4 reviews
Average
78%
129 reviews
72%
127 reviews
83%
97 reviews
73%
57 reviews
74%
42 reviews
83%
15 reviews

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.

Bosch has won 4 awards for its vacuum cleaners.

Compare all award winning vacuum cleaners

Number of Awards iRobot Ecovacs Dyson Samsung Miele Bosch
Trusted Reviews logo
2
4
3
Which? logo
2
2
4
Digitaltrends.com logo
2
5
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
3
4
Expert Reviews logo
1
4
1
1
reviewed.com logo
4
1
planet-sansfil.com logo
1
3
profesionalreview.com logo
3
M3.idg.se logo
1
1
1
ixbt.com logo
1
2
gadgetgear.nl logo
2
Pocket Lint logo
2
01net.com logo
2
Digital Versus logo
1
1
pcworld.com_techhive.com logo
2
vonguru.fr logo
2
techzine.nl logo
2
Techradar logo
1
techarp.com logo
1
smartson.se logo
1
Other Expert Sites
8
4
3
5
2
Total
27
21
23
12
9
4

How Reliable Are Bosch Vacuum Cleaners?

We checked over 54,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Bosch vacuum cleaners. over 90 of these reviews mention reliability of which 75% were positive. Therefore the majority of Bosch vacuum cleaner owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

75% 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:

RELIABLE

So with need of proper build quality
amazon.co.uk
Its built in "Sensor Control" logic is totally illogical of what a vacuum should do
Amazon
Good Build Quality
johnlewis.com
Excellent Build Quality
Argos.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

Not Reliable
Amazon
I'm happy to return the damaged filter if this helps
amazon.co.uk

Features to Look Out For On Bosch Vacuum Cleaners

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Bosch vacuum cleaners that set them apart from the competition. These include Lithium-Ion Technology and boost function.

Bosch Lithium-Ion Technology

Bosch vacuum cleaners that feature Lithium-Ion Technology include the Bosch BCH6 ($230), the Bosch Serie 4 Flexxo ($280) and the Bosch Serie 8 BCS111GB ($471).

Bosch Boost Function

Bosch vacuum cleaners that feature boost function include the Bosch Serie 4 Flexxo ($280) and the Bosch Serie 8 BCS111GB ($471).

Bosch DigitalSpin Motor

Bosch vacuum cleaners that feature DigitalSpin Motor include the Bosch Serie 8 Unlimited ($642) and the Bosch Serie 8 BCS111GB ($471).

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Bosch Vacuum Cleaner?
Is Bosch the Best Vacuum Cleaner Brand?
What Do the Bosch Vacuum Cleaner Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Bosch Vacuum Cleaners Received?
How Reliable Are Bosch Vacuum Cleaners?
Features to Look Out For On Bosch Vacuum Cleaners
Bosch Lithium-Ion Technology
Bosch Boost Function
Bosch DigitalSpin Motor

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