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Bosch Dishwashers: Reviewed by Australian customers

94% of surveyed consumers recommend Bosch dishwashers.

How do Australians rate Bosch's dishwashers?

94% of surveyed Australians recommend Bosch
4.49
Overall rating
4.37
Value for Money
4.43
Features & functions
4.47
Performance
4.47
Quietness
How Bosch compares

In the 2020 Finder Retail Awards, we surveyed over 14,000 Australians about their retail purchases to discover which were their favourite brands across 156 product categories.

For dishwashers, Bosch was ranked 4th for value for money, 5th for features & functions, 5th for performance and 3rd for quietness.

12 brands were rated across these decision criteria.

Bosch is one of the biggest names in the home appliances space, from cooktops and fridges to washers and dryers. But one of the areas where it excels best is dishwashers. In fact, according to Australian customers in the 2020 Finder Retail Awards, it's the number 3 dishwasher brand in the country.

What type of dishwashers does Bosch make?

Honestly, what type of dishwasher doesn't Bosch make? The company is across a wide variety of dishwasher types at various price points.

Bosch has fully and semi-integrated underbench dishwashers as well as modular and freestanding models. And if you need something a little smaller, it also offers slimline dishwasher options.

How much do Bosch dishwashers cost?

When it comes to pricing, freestanding Bosch dishwashers are the cheapest, starting at under $700 at the time of writing. For fully and semi-integrated models, they tend to start at around $1,100.

At the higher end of the scale for fully integrated Bosch dishwashers, you'll be looking at around the $2,000 mark.

What are some of the best Bosch dishwashers?

Bosch also features prominently in our guide to the best dishwashers in Australia. Not only was the Bosch SMS66MI02A Serie 6 Under Bench Dishwasher awarded as best overall, but the brand also took out the spot for best integrated dishwasher and best.

Bosch SMS66MI02A Serie 6 Under Bench

Best overall dishwasher

Bosch SMS66MI02A Serie 6 Under Bench
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Pros

  • 5-star water rating and 4-star energy rating
  • Features 15 place settings

Cons

  • Expensive
  • Some complaints that the dishes come out wet

Bosch's SMS66MI02A Serie 6 Under Bench Dishwasher is our pick for the best overall dishwasher. It has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars on Appliances Online and Harvey Norman.

The SM66MI02A is a freestanding dishwasher that offers tons of space for cookware, dishes and cutlery. It features 6 wash programs, ranging from a 29-minute quick wash to the auto intensive setting for pots and pans with baked-on dirt. There are also settings for extra-dry dishes, fast wash times and half loads.

Apart from its impressive features, this dishwasher has a 5-star WELS water rating and a 4-star energy rating, ensuring the running costs won't make your pocket cry. Customers added that it's simple to use, even for people who have never used a dishwasher before. It also has a self-closing door, an automatic detergent and rinse air sensor and flexible layouts. It's not the most affordable unit out there, but most buyers said its function and features are well worth the price.


Bosch SMV6HCX01A Serie 6 Fully Integrated Dishwasher

Best integrated dishwasher

Bosch SMV6HCX01A Serie 6 Fully Integrated Dishwasher
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Pros

  • Versatile loading and layout options
  • Extremely quiet operation according to reviews

Cons

  • Some customers said it doesn’t completely dry their dishes
  • Not cheap

We recommend the Bosch SMV6HCX01A Serie 6 Fully Integrated Dishwasher as the best integrated model you can buy right now in Australia. It has a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars on Bing Lee.

The SMV6HCX01A is a fully integrated dishwasher designed to blend into your kitchen. It features an EcoSilence drive for a quiet and energy-efficient operation. It has a 5.5-star WELS water rating and a 4-star energy rating. You can also use the unit with the brand's Home Connect app, where you can check the status of a cycle, adjust the setting or run a diagnostic.

This dishwasher has a 3-stage top basket that can be adjusted to 3 height levels to fit dishes, cutlery and cookware. Its hydro dry heat exchanger also helps dry dishes to avoid condensation. While there are more affordable models on the market, customers said this dishwasher's versatility, efficiency and durable build are well worth the money.

Other highly rated Bosch products

Bosch didn't just become a household name for its dishwashers. It also offers a range of other high-quality products.

Two Bosch products made it into our best guide for best washing machines. They took the top spots for best front-loader and best high-end washing machines.

The Bosch WTW87564AU 9kg Serie 8 Heat Pump Dryer was also named the best high-end dryer in our best clothes dryers guide.

But we're not done.

We also named the Bosch HBG6753B1A Serie 8 Built-in Pyrolytic Electric Oven as the best overall oven in Australia.

And a whopping 3 Bosch models are recommended in our best cooktops in Australia guide. The brand won best cooktop overall as well as best large gas cooktop and best electric cooktop.

Needless to say, Bosch is a highly recommended brand for Australian households overall.


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