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Should You Buy a Bosch Vacuum Cleaner?

Matthew
Updated 12 March 2021
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should you buy a Bosch Vacuum Cleaner?

Bosch is well known for its dishwashers, washing machines, electric kettles and tumble dryers. 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 27,000 user and expert reviews and 140+ 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 $677 for the Unlimited which has a maximum input power of §W, is a dry vacuum cleaner and a handheld vacuum cleaner. The average price of a new Bosch vacuum cleaner is $447.

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. 10 best vacuum cleaner brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Bosch is the 10th best vacuum cleaner brand out there.

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
9,100 reviews
#2
94%
94%
6,671 reviews
#3
Germany
92%
92%
4,301 reviews
#4
United States
90%
90%
7,526 reviews
#5
Eufy
89%
89%
941 reviews
#6
United States
88%
88%
2,045 reviews
#7
88%
88%
1,719 reviews
#8
United Kingdom
88%
88%
2,218 reviews
#9
88%
88%
2,521 reviews
#10
Germany
85%
85%
1,478 reviews
#11
84%
84%
5,877 reviews
#12
Germany
83%
83%
46 reviews
#13
82%
82%
421 reviews
#14
Neato
82%
82%
1,468 reviews
#15
Germany
82%
82%
301 reviews
#16
81%
81%
2,087 reviews
#17
iLife
81%
81%
64 reviews
#18
Sealey
81%
81%
40 reviews
#19
Netherlands
80%
80%
390 reviews
#20
South Korea
76%
76%
135 reviews
#21
Koblenz
75%
75%
0 reviews
#22
Denmark
75%
75%
47 reviews
#23
VAX
United States
74%
74%
4,941 reviews
#24
AEG
Germany
73%
73%
860 reviews
#25
Oreck
United States
73%
73%
1 review
#26
Beko
Turkey
70%
70%
127 reviews
#27
Atrix
70%
70%
1 review
#28
69%
69%
26 reviews
#29
Zanussi
Italy
68%
68%
151 reviews
#30
Xiaomi
64%
64%
32 reviews
#31
PowerSmith
63%
63%
1 review
#32
Moneual
63%
63%
6 reviews
#33
Roidmi
62%
62%
2 reviews
#34
LG
South Korea
61%
61%
43 reviews
#35
Gtech
60%
60%
2 reviews
#36
Tower
60%
60%
8 reviews
#37
Rug Doctor
60%
60%
0 reviews
#38
Sweden
60%
60%
40 reviews
#39
Makita
60%
60%
8 reviews
#40
Raycop
59%
59%
0 reviews
#41
Snow Joe
59%
59%
0 reviews
#42
Taurus
58%
58%
0 reviews
#43
Dusty Bin
56%
56%
0 reviews
#44
Thorne Electric
55%
55%
0 reviews
#45
Vacmaster
55%
55%
0 reviews
#46
Germany
55%
55%
6 reviews
#47
Metropolitan Vacuum Cleaner Co
55%
55%
0 reviews
#48
DeWALT
54%
54%
0 reviews
#49
FEIN
54%
54%
0 reviews
#50
CleanMate
54%
54%
0 reviews
#51
Pifco
53%
53%
0 reviews
#52
Kirby
53%
53%
0 reviews
#53
Viper
53%
53%
1 review
#54
DeLonghi
Italy
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 85%. 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 85%.

There's a smaller selection of Bosch vacuum cleaners available compared to other vacuum cleaner brands, with only 11 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 $1,349
Price Distribution of All Vacuum Cleaners
No. Of Vacuum Cleaners
Average Price
$447
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $2,449
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
4
3 stars
1
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Bosch logo

User Reviews

5 stars
700
4 stars
186
3 stars
68
2 stars
42
1 star
67
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 92% of expert reviews and 83% of user reviews for Bosch vacuum cleaners are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 85% and 88% 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 Ecovacs iRobot Dyson Neato Miele Bosch
CNET.com logo
71%
5 reviews
70%
3 reviews
69%
19 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
60%
4 reviews
92%
5 reviews
91%
7 reviews
88%
5 reviews
73%
3 reviews
60%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
65%
4 reviews
73%
3 reviews
84%
5 reviews
75%
4 reviews
80%
2 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
60%
3 reviews
80%
1 review
100%
4 reviews
100%
2 reviews
67%
6 reviews
techgearlab.com logo
44%
3 reviews
70%
1 review
72%
1 review
60%
3 reviews
68%
2 reviews
Digitaltrends.com logo
78%
5 reviews
73%
3 reviews
60%
1 review
Pocket Lint logo
80%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
88%
4 reviews
80%
2 reviews
01net.com logo
78%
2 reviews
71%
4 reviews
60%
1 review
Chip.de logo
81%
1 review
83%
2 reviews
86%
1 review
83%
2 reviews
85%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
1 review
100%
2 reviews
100%
4 reviews
toptenreviews.com logo
78%
3 reviews
76%
4 reviews
PC Mag logo
40%
3 reviews
70%
2 reviews
70%
1 review
70%
1 review
examiner.com logo
100%
3 reviews
93%
3 reviews
pcworld.com_techhive.com logo
74%
5 reviews
90%
1 review
planet-sansfil.com logo
90%
3 reviews
80%
1 review
80%
2 reviews
reviewed.com logo
83%
4 reviews
85%
1 review
74%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.com logo
70%
3 reviews
90%
1 review
65%
2 reviews
Techradar logo
83%
4 reviews
90%
1 review
computertotaal.nl logo
95%
2 reviews
100%
3 reviews
netzwelt.de logo
69%
3 reviews
80%
2 reviews
Other Expert Sites
79%
60 reviews
79%
42 reviews
80%
32 reviews
85%
18 reviews
60%
11 reviews
78%
2 reviews
Average
73%
113 reviews
81%
74 reviews
82%
63 reviews
81%
62 reviews
73%
37 reviews
81%
10 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 Ecovacs iRobot Dyson Neato Miele Bosch
Expert Reviews logo
1
4
2
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
3
3
2
Which? logo
1
2
4
Trusted Reviews logo
1
3
1
Digitaltrends.com logo
4
1
planet-sansfil.com logo
3
2
vonguru.fr logo
4
reviewed.com logo
4
altomdata.dk logo
3
profesionalreview.com logo
3
01net.com logo
1
1
Pocket Lint logo
2
Digital Versus logo
1
1
techzine.nl logo
2
Techradar logo
1
smarthomemagazine.nl logo
1
newgadgets.de logo
1
pcworld.com_techhive.com logo
1
M3.idg.se logo
1
newesc.com logo
1
Other Expert Sites
2
4
4
1
Total
24
17
18
7
7
4

How Reliable Are Bosch Vacuum Cleaners?

We checked over 27,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Bosch vacuum cleaners. over 80 of these reviews mention reliability of which 72% were positive. Therefore the majority of Bosch vacuum cleaner owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

72% 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

Excellent Build Quality
johnlewis.com
Its built in "Sensor Control" logic is totally illogical of what a vacuum should do
Amazon
Superbly engineered
amazon.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

I bought this when my iRobot Roomba (I had it 5 years) broke down
Amazon
no substitute for a heavy duty mains driven machine when a significant long session of cleaning is needed
amazon.co.uk
Mediocre Build Quality
johnlewis.com

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, boost function and easy clean brushbar.

Bosch Lithium-Ion Technology

Bosch vacuum cleaners that feature Lithium-Ion Technology include the Bosch BCH6 ($328), the Bosch Serie 4 Flexxo ($246) and the Bosch Serie 8 Unlimited ($678).

Bosch Boost Function

Bosch vacuum cleaners that feature boost function include the Bosch Serie 4 Flexxo ($246) and the Bosch Serie 8 Unlimited ($678).

Bosch Easy Clean Brushbar

Bosch vacuum cleaners that feature easy clean brushbar include the Bosch Serie 8 Unlimited ($678).

Bosch DigitalSpin Motor

Bosch vacuum cleaners that feature DigitalSpin Motor include the Bosch Serie 8 Unlimited ($678).

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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 Easy Clean Brushbar
Bosch DigitalSpin Motor

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