5 Bosch Dishwashers for your Kitchen Renovation – Full Review

5 Bosch Dishwashers for your Kitchen Renovation - Full Review

There comes a time in your life when you can finally get that dream kitchen — you know, the one you’ve been thinking of and planning for ever since you knew kitchen islands were a thing, or saw a beautiful rack of stainless steel knives mounted stylishly above a marble worktop… Let’s face it, we all want that perfect kitchen; where we can entertain effortlessly and cook delicious meals in comfort and ease.

If you’re lucky enough to be planning a kitchen renovation (I’m jealous, I really am), then one thing that you might not yet be considering is the dishwasher. Yes, really, the dishwasher. It’s probably one of the last products that you’re thinking of, instead looking at large ovens and trendy faucets for your sink…but do you really want that sparkling sink to be full of washing up? It ruins the perfect image! The dishwasher is an essential part of your kitchen renovation and I’m here to help.

We’ve reviewed our top 5 Bosch dishwashers. Bosch is one of the industry leaders in dishwashers and kitchen appliances, and their dishwashers are especially quiet, and importantly, energy efficient. What’s more they offer a range of styles and price points, and I’m certain you’ll find one in our list that fits the needs of your new kitchen!

#1.) Benchmark SHX89PW75N – Best Luxury Purchase

If you’ve got a large budget for your kitchen renovation (again, lucky you!) then this is the dishwasher for you. It’s the most expensive appliance in our list, but it’s guaranteed to do exactly what you need it to do – and well. Plus, it will look stylish whilst doing it. It’s streamlined appearance will fit right in to the new design of your kitchen. At 38Db , this dishwasher won’t be disturbing your sleep. It’s whisper quiet, and that’s one of my favorite things about this dishwasher.

One brilliant feature is the flexible 3rd rack . This brilliant little addition has fold down sides, and when used gives you 30% more capacity – perfect for all those dinner parties you’ll be hosting from your new kitchen! The interior light means you’ll be able to load all the little areas, or if you lose some cutlery into the depths, you’ll be able to find it easily.  One particularly innovative feature is the Info Light – a small red light spot that indicates if the dishwasher is working correctly, or if the wash cycle has completed.

It has 7 cycles and 7 wash options , as well as Energy Star rating . Your dishes can go from dirty to dry in an hour! Again, you’ll be hosting dinner parties every weekend with this dishwasher helping you! It also has a sanitize option to kill bacteria and enhance the drying time.

  • Pros – stylish, lots of useful features
  • Cons – the price is quite high

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#2.) Benchmark SHV89PW53N – integrates seamlessly into your kitchen

The custom panel is the key selling point of this dishwasher; it comes ready for you to install a custom front panel to match the rest of your cupboards, meaning that your dishwasher will disappear seamlessly into your kitchen, hidden among the other cupboards. If you’re not a fan of having your appliances on show, then this is the dishwasher for you.

Aside from the integration, this dishwasher is also efficient, with many useful features. This particular model comes with Bosch’s MyWay technology, a rack which frees up space for larger items such as pots and pans in the bottom rack. As someone who hates washing up pots and pans, a dishwasher with extra space for these would be perfect for me! You get 3 height adjustments and up to 9 possible rack positions — all that washing up is fitting in this dishwasher, no problem, especially with capacity for 16 place settings .

This is a 40Db dishwasher, so again, incredibly quiet. You might not even notice that it’s on! It also comes with Energy Star rating and the Info Light technology to help you keep track of the wash cycle. You have 7 cycles and 7 programs t o choose from, as well as a 24h delay start timer . This is a brilliant option if you still want many of the features of the top model, but for a slightly lower price.

  • PROS: you can match it seamlessly into your kitchen
  • CONS: we can’t think of anything!

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#3.) 800 Series SHEM78WH5N – technology ready

If you’re an app wizard, you’ll want this dishwasher in, what is, no doubt going to be a Smart kitchen renovation. Being able to control your home from your phone is fast becoming the new normal, and with the HomeConnect app , you can do that with this dishwasher. Perfect for busy lives where you can load up the dishwasher in the morning — but no worries about forgetting to turn it on, because you can do that remotely.

Of course, as well as being a dishwasher of the future, this dishwasher has all the features of other similar Bosch models. It also comes with Energy Star rating, is whisper quiet, features the Info Light and the MyWay rack technology . So you’re not sacrificing anything for your gadgets here; you’re getting the same great product, with that little extra for all your early adopters.

  • PROS: you can control it with your smartphone or tablet
  • CONS: it doesn’t look as sleek as it could, for a smart dishwasher.

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#4.) 800 Series SHX878WD2N – great mid priced option

This white dishwasher is a brilliant mid priced option if the budget for your kitchen renovation isn’t quite as free as you’d perhaps like! But despite the price, this dishwasher still delivers many of the great Bosch features. It’s 42Db , so still a very quiet option , and has the flexible third rack to help you fit more dirty dishes in. It also, like all Bosch dishwashers, has EasyGlide technology, which means that the top rack is even easier to load and unload.

This model also has a flexible basket for your silverware which can be split into two parts and placed anywhere in the dishwasher for complete ease of loading, which is a feature not included in some of the other models. I really like this model: for the price you are getting the majority of the features of the more expensive models, and it is available in other colors (black and stainless steel) meaning that you’ll find the look to fit your new kitchen at a price that won’t hurt your budget.

  • PROS: lots of features for the price
  • CONS: slightly louder than other models

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#5.) 300 Series SPE53U56UC – budget option

If your budget really won’t stretch to the dishwashers featured above, then this is our favourite budget option from Bosch. It’s not as stylish as some of the other models, but if price is a bigger concern than appearance for you, then this dishwasher fits the bill. At 46Db , it’s the loudest of the dishwashers we reviewed, but it’s still very quiet, and is the quietest in it’s class . It has a moveable middle rack, so you can still fit a good amount of dishes in.

This dishwasher is narrower than the other models , so if you are short on space, you’ll be able to squeeze this dishwasher in. It has capacity for 9 place settings , and 4 wash cycles and 4 options to choose from. It has a red LED display to tell you the time remaining on the cycle. This dishwasher be simpler than the others we have reviewed, but it still gives an excellent performance, and is a great choice for those on a smaller budget .

  • PROS: low price point, fits in smaller spaces
  • CONS: fewer features, less attractive than other models.

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