It looks like you are browsing from
Go to Close
TVs & Displays
Photography & Video
Cooking Appliances
White Goods
Household
Technology
Home Vacuum Cleaners Should You Buy a Bosch Vacuum Cleaner?

Should You Buy a Bosch Vacuum Cleaner?

Matthew
Updated 16 January 2020
Share on
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 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.

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
7,627 reviews
#2
Germany
91%
91%
3,608 reviews
#3
90%
90%
4,577 reviews
#4
88%
88%
2,821 reviews
#5
United Kingdom
86%
86%
687 reviews
#6
Germany
83%
83%
1,214 reviews
#7
82%
82%
254 reviews
#8
Sealey
81%
81%
40 reviews
#9
United States
79%
79%
3,963 reviews
#10
VAX
United States
79%
79%
5,232 reviews
#11
Atrix
77%
77%
1 review
#12
74%
74%
1,126 reviews
#13
Germany
71%
71%
677 reviews
#14
71%
71%
1,264 reviews
#15
Koblenz
69%
69%
0 reviews
#16
Denmark
69%
69%
38 reviews
#17
69%
69%
28 reviews
#18
Neato
68%
68%
133 reviews
#19
Eufy
67%
67%
287 reviews
#20
Xiaomi
65%
65%
12 reviews
#21
iLife
64%
64%
17 reviews
#22
Turkey
64%
64%
72 reviews
#23
PowerSmith
64%
64%
0 reviews
#24
63%
63%
1 review
#25
Sweden
63%
63%
20 reviews
#26
Rug Doctor
63%
63%
0 reviews
#27
Morphy Richards
United Kingdom
62%
62%
352 reviews
#28
Germany
62%
62%
11 reviews
#29
South Korea
62%
62%
81 reviews
#30
Gtech
62%
62%
965 reviews
#31
Snow Joe
61%
61%
0 reviews
#32
Ecovacs
60%
60%
21 reviews
#33
Vacmaster
58%
58%
0 reviews
#34
Winkel
57%
57%
0 reviews
#35
Oreck
United States
56%
56%
0 reviews
#36
Metabo
54%
54%
0 reviews
#37
Metropolitan Vacuum Cleaner Co
54%
54%
0 reviews
#38
Thorne Electric
53%
53%
0 reviews
#39
Pifco
53%
53%
0 reviews
#40
Kirby
52%
52%
0 reviews
#41
Viper
52%
52%
1 review

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 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
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $10,849
Price Distribution of All Vacuum Cleaners
No. Of Vacuum Cleaners
Average Price
$296
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,199
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
3
4 stars
4
3 stars
1
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Bosch logo

User Reviews

5 stars
770
4 stars
205
3 stars
83
2 stars
57
1 star
87
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.

Average Review Score iRobot Dyson Miele Samsung Neato Bosch
Trusted Reviews logo
68%
3 reviews
92%
6 reviews
80%
10 reviews
80%
1 review
77%
3 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
60%
3 reviews
94%
7 reviews
80%
1 review
80%
2 reviews
80%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
80%
2 reviews
93%
3 reviews
70%
4 reviews
90%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
60%
1 review
CNET.com logo
60%
2 reviews
70%
4 reviews
64%
7 reviews
techgearlab.com logo
60%
2 reviews
67%
2 reviews
68%
2 reviews
57%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
2 reviews
100%
4 reviews
01net.com logo
80%
1 review
60%
1 review
40%
1 review
59%
2 reviews
Pocket Lint logo
70%
3 reviews
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
Chip.de logo
78%
1 review
80%
2 reviews
86%
1 review
85%
1 review
Good Gear Guide.com.au logo
85%
2 reviews
75%
1 review
40%
1 review
asia.cnet.com logo
60%
4 reviews
planet-sansfil.com logo
78%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
T3.com logo
60%
1 review
90%
2 reviews
PC Mag logo
70%
1 review
75%
2 reviews
videotesty.pl logo
90%
3 reviews
tweakers.net logo
80%
1 review
100%
1 review
100%
1 review
ichip.ru logo
94%
1 review
86%
1 review
muycomputer.com logo
70%
1 review
80%
1 review
smartson.se logo
88%
1 review
84%
1 review
stuff.tv logo
60%
1 review
60%
1 review
Other Expert Sites
78%
32 reviews
83%
21 reviews
65%
10 reviews
59%
10 reviews
93%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
Average
74%
59 reviews
84%
51 reviews
74%
33 reviews
67%
25 reviews
79%
20 reviews
86%
12 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 Dyson Miele Samsung Neato Bosch
Trusted Reviews logo
2
3
3
Expert Reviews logo
1
2
1
1
1
Which? logo
2
4
Les Numeriques.com logo
4
1
planet-sansfil.com logo
2
1
Digital Versus logo
2
01net.com logo
1
twojepc.pl logo
1
Tweak.dk logo
1
techzine.nl logo
1
Techradar logo
1
techarp.com logo
1
smartson.se logo
1
reviewed.com logo
1
ocworkbench.com logo
1
PC Mag logo
1
agdlab.pl logo
1
newgadgets.de logo
1
mashable.com logo
1
M3.idg.se logo
1
Other Expert Sites
2
1
1
1
Total
13
17
8
4
3
4

How Reliable Are Bosch Vacuum Cleaners?

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:

RELIABLE

fluff in one pass - huge improvement over the trusty Nilfisk
Amazon
Well made - One you have gone cordless you will not go back to wired
amazon.co.uk
Excellent Build Quality
johnlewis.com

NOT RELIABLE

I ended up buying the new Animal version of this - which I thought might have ironed out reliability issues
Amazon
Handle very fragile -our broke easily after it toppled
amazon.co.uk
Poor 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 BBH65 ($218), the Bosch BCH6 ($335) and the Bosch BCS111GB ($334).

Bosch Boost Function

Bosch vacuum cleaners that feature boost function include the Bosch BCS111GB ($334) and the Bosch BBH3251GB ($243).

Bosch Easy Clean Brushbar

Bosch vacuum cleaners that feature easy clean brushbar include the Bosch BBH65 ($218).

Bosch Exchangeable Power4all Battery

Bosch vacuum cleaners that feature Exchangeable power4all battery include the Bosch BCS111GB ($334).

What is the Best Mid-Range Bosch Vacuum Cleaner?

Bosch BBH65

$217.66
euronics_appliance_village
Bosch BBH65
Buy Now
Bosch BBH65
1,800W
3.8kg
HEAVY
0.9L
DUST CAPACITY
65 Min
RUN TIME
STANDA-
RD
FILTER-
$380
OVER 10 YEARS
A

A great mid range choice, priced at $217.66 is the Bosch BBH65, which has a Kagoo Score of 83.

Features We Love:
LongLife Motor
Easy steer technology
Lithium-Ion 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.

95
Reviews
6 Reviews
84
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Running Costs
$390 Over 10 Years
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent

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.

Searching for prices in the UK
Sorry, no matching prices found.
loading image
Store 2 Year Guarantee
$217.66
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
loading image
eBay Money Back GuaranteeWorldwide Shipping
$217.66
Go to Store
2 Prices from 2 Stores | $217.66
Show All Prices Show Fewer Prices
Share on
Compare All Bosch Vacuum Cleaners
Find the best Bosch vacuum cleaner for you by checking our complete list of over 153 vacuum cleaners
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 Exchangeable Power4all Battery
What is the Best Mid-Range Bosch Vacuum Cleaner?

×