Produces spotless dishes
Easy to use
Fits plenty of dishes
Simple to clean
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Easy to install, this is my second Bosch dishwasher, both the series 6 & series 8 which I had in my previous house have a variety of programs for all cleaning requirements. The space available in the series 6 is amazing with fold up/down wire restrainers for plates/cups etc.
I had a teapot with a stainless strainer that was badly discoloured but one sensor clean wash brought this up like new. I especially like the red light on the floor as a operating indication is perfect as opening a dishwasher when going is no fun.
I would recommend this product to anyone wanting a reliable, good value dishwasher.
Purchased in July 2021 at Appliances Online for $1,499.00.
Bosch upgrade from Miele??
We bought a secondhand Miele dishwasher 30 years ago, thinking it was near new. When it needed a part we were told that dishwasher was 45 years old. How we miss it. We decided to renovate the whole kitchen after the Miele finally broke down, and four months ago bought what we considered the best on the market in our price range. A Miele replacement was too expensive for us.
The next best thing, we decided was a Bosch made in Germany, and settled on the SMV66MX01A/74 a built in with a front panel to match our new kitchen. Fitting was exact and o...
- Serie 6 SMU66JS01A
Cleans great, pretty quiet, simple but good
Got the under bench as we had limited depth of bench to work with. Was easily installed and worked well. Did have a strong plastic smell on arrival but called Bosch who express posted some dishwasher cleaner. After a few runs on max temp the smell is very nearly gone. Looks great and very happy with it. Has a mechanical child lock, would be good if this was built into the control panel instead of being a lever above.
Purchased in May 2021 at Appliances Online for $1,220.00.
- Serie 6 SMU66MS02A
This dishwasher is easy to use and cleans well. We scrape the food off items before putting them in but don't need to rinse or scrub them. We follow the maintenance instructions of cleaning the dishwasher and filter regularly, and we haven't had any issues with clogging. Also, it's a very quiet dishwasher, and we can barely tell when it's running.
The cultery drawer at the top saved a fair bit of space at the bottom for larger items, but it also sometimes gets in the way of tall items in the middle rack. This can be worked around by adjusting ...the height of the middle rack, though. The main problems with this dishwasher are metal items come out with rust spots on them, and several items come out a bit wet and need to be dried by hand. Good dishwasher overall!
Purchased at Appliances Online for $1,289.00.
Very easy to use, efficient, cleans very well first time & quiet. Instruction booklet exactly as required. Bottom rack has 2 fold down arms for clear space with larger items, central rack has similar 2 fold down arms plus small item folding protective cover arms along with whole rack being easily height adjustable & top rack is for ample cutlery. Also known as Bosch ActiveWater Slim 54. Only issue is having to be careful around faceplate name decals as they will remove with cleaning.
Purchased in June 2018 at Appliances Online for $1,300.00.
- Serie 6 SMU66JS01A
Dishes are super clean, ultra quiet but layout needs improvements
Have owned this machine for just under a week, this brand and model wasn't my first choice as I was replacing a 15 year old Asko that eventually died right before Xmas and I was going to replace it with another Asko but you have to order Asko products in and I didn't fancy going through Christmas without a dishwasher, so I though I would go with a German made Bosch Dishwasher, It is so quiet you don't know it's running, the dishes come out spotless and completely dry, and super easy to use, my only gripe with this dishwasher is it’s layout, the...upper rack isn't all that great for stacking cups and glasses as they overhang the shelves, the back of the bottom rack the prongs are to close together to allow proper washing if you use each slot, so you can only use every second row and the depth of the rack (front to back) doesn't allow you to put a dinner plates in the back row while putting a slide plate in the front row as they overlap. Also wasn't impressed with residual water left inside the dishwasher from manufacture. The Layout of the the Asko dishwashers is much easier to stack. As Bosch proof reads and moderates reviews before they are published on their website, I though this review site would be give a more accurate picture of their products.
Purchased in December 2020 at Harvey Norman for $1,150.00.
We purchased the Bosch SMP66MX02A after our Dishlex dishwasher ceased working after nearly 18 years of service. We ordered through ‘The Good Guys’ and had a nearly 6 week wait for delivery due to Covid19. ‘The Good Guys‘ gave us a $100 gift voucher for our troubles and it was worth the wait!
This dishwasher is fantastic. We love the cutlery draw, the adjustable 2nd rack allowing large items to be washed. We had an initial problem with dishes not being dry, but that was largely fixed by the use of rinse aid. It has a good layout and holds many dishes. We use the 60 minute wash for everything and all dishes come out clean and sparkling. Couldn’t be happier with this dishwasher. Thankyou Bosch!
Purchased in July 2020 at The Good Guys.
- Serie 6 SMP66MX03A
Good design, German made, very quiet
This replaced our 10year old Dishlex. The interior is a great design and very flexible, and we like the cutlery drawer, as it frees up space and is fast to dry and put away.
Initially found the cleaning poor - e.g. fat left on plastics, but then I added a little more (eco-store) powder and got great results. I expect if you use heavier chemicals (Finish) you'll get better results from the start. My conclusion is the low water use + bigger loading capacity means more soap is needed.
In use it is very very quiet, and we tend to use the 30min wa...
Purchased in June 2020 at Harvey Norman for $1,394.00.
Wish it was better, but it's good afterall
I found very disappointing that this expensive integrated dishwasher from Bosch, a very renowned company, has no option for a pre-wash cycle or a rinse cycle only, for when you want to take the edge off some stinky plates in a nearly empty machine. The half cycle doesn't halves the time and won't halve water and energy consumption either I believe.
The shortest cycle this dishwasher has its 29 minutes at 45°
This cycle becomes 44 minutes if you don't want to use rinse aid or if your rinse aid tank is empty.
So, the way this works is: if your re...
Purchased in December 2019.
Excellent under bench dishwasher
This is a high quality Bosch product. The dishwasher is quiet, it is efficient in removing both light and heavily grimed build up on items, it also cleans glasses without streaking or leaving them anything other than transparent. Easy to pack and you can fit plenty of dishes/cutlery etc in. Highly recommend.
Purchased in July 2019 at Appliances Online.
- Serie 6 SMP66MX03A
Bought this dishwasher at a great price through Appliances on Line. This built under model with very dark gray door colour matches our kitchen cabinetry colour almost perfectly so many people don't even see it. Installation is not quite as easy as pushing a freestanding model under the bench, but if you're a bit handy, you can install it yourself without too much drama. It operates nicely, is very water and energy efficient, quiet and cleans everything well. I like the cutlery tray at the top as our old dishwasher had this and we are used to it.... But this one also comes with the traditional cutlery basket that sits in the bottom tray if you want that option - but then you lose that space in that bottom tray. The middle tray is height-adjustable which means you can fit larger than normal dinner plates in the bottom tray - which we needed - but we can also still fit normal size wine glasses in the middle tray :-). Drying is not perfect - mainly plastics don't dry completely, but show me a dishwasher that does dry them completely! There is a super-dry option if you want to use it and that would probably dry them but we prefer not to use the extra electricity that requires for the sake of a quick wipe with a teatowel. China and cutlery dry perfectly. I would recommend this German-built high quality dishwasher without hesitation.
Purchased in May 2020 at Appliances Online for $1,295.00.
- Serie 6 SMV66MX01A
After 2 years running without no issue, like the easy way to programm and the many options to wash, also the items can be arranged in different waysto be washed. Very quiet machine compared to others we had. Love how it looks installed as part of the kitchen making a higher end product.
Purchased in October 2017 at The Good Guys for $1,220.00.
Love this! Works great!
Love this dishwasher. Bought from Bing Lee for the version with the cutlery draw. Amazing sparkling clean glasses and cutlery. Fits so much in it due to plate holders you can lay down and adjustable draw height. I also put a large frying pan and wooden cutting board in. Haven’t needed to use the large item spray fitting with the draw removed.Very quiet on auto. 60 min a little noisier as it is spraying harder.
Purchased in April 2019 at Bing Lee for $1,160.00.
Best dishwasher we've ever had.
A few years ago I rented a house that had and LG dishwasher with a seperate tray for cutlery. I thought this was such a good feature as it frees up a lot of room. Fast forward a couple of years, and I renovated my own kitchen using only Bosch appliances. But before I review the Bosch version, some dishwasher history..
My first dishwasher was a Vulcan from the '70's. It sounded like a jet engine but could clean the chrome of a towball. It died and was replaced by a Fisher and Paykel two drawer. Whilst the idea of having two drawers was great, it...
- Serie 6 SMP66MX03A
Awesome dishwasher! Very easy to use controls and the unit looks great with no visible buttons on the front of it. We have ours under a bench so it looks built in. Our dishwasher is still very new but we haven't had any issues with it so far. Most of the time you can't even tell it's on it is so quiet. The best features are the pull out cutlery tray and that you can adjust the height of the top rack so you can fit bigger dishes in. Highly recommend this model!
Purchased in December 2019 at Harvey Norman.
Questions & Answers
Hi. We installed our new dishwasher yesterday. I have a query about 'rinse aid'. The 'One Hour' wash lasts one hour but the '29 Minute' wash lasts 44 minutes. It is always 29 minutes plus 15 minutes for rinse aid. I have turned off the 'refill the rinse aid light' and that does not help. Are all these dishwashers like this or is there something wrong with mine? Thanks.
Hi Mary B.
Thank you for your question. Rinse aid is required for the quick wash to operate within 29 minutes. If it is not used the dishwasher will recognise that a tablet is being used without rinse aid and the program duration will change to 44 minutes. This is because a tablet will not fully dissolve within 29 minutes, and so it would result in sub-optimal wash results. The rinse aid component requires more time to dissolve, hence if rinse aid liquid is used the dishwasher will use this instead and pump out the water containing the undissolved rinse aid tablet particles. If would like to speak with someone about this, please feel free to call our team on 1300 369 744 (select option 2), and we'll be happy to discuss the matter further with you. Kind regards Bosch Home Australia.
Thank you very much. Mary
I did as you suggested but the Rinse Aid just seems to pour out the other side of the compartment. What am I not doing correctly?
HI I purchased a Bosch SMP66MX03A DARK STAINLESS STEEL BUILT UNDER DISHWASHER about a month ago, it runs beautifully and quiet, washes and dries very well, but the only thing that annoys me to the hilt is the fact I don't know where the time remaining display is shown. All I can see is a re dot but no time visible anywhere. The specs say there is an info light and time remains display. From what I understand if the red light is supposed to tell you its running, where is the time remaining displayed??? The top panel is hidden so it would be nonsensical to say the least if it is shown there. On the other machines there a white light with time remaining shown on the floor. I haven't checked if this is what I have missed, but have noticed it either. Can someone please clarify as the specs indicate there is a display.
I bought brand new BOSCH SMP66MX03A black stainless steel undermount dishwasher but all instructions in German and other language, but not in English so unable to install as we don't any other language than English. Any help, would be highly appreciated.
Our manual had both languages. There should be an English version online. Google?
Get an answer from our members and Bosch Home Appliances representatives
- The Bosch Serie 6 Built-in Dishwashers can hold from 14-15 place settings, making them great for doing large loads.
- Fear not for curious little fingers: all dishwashers in the series have a child lock, giving you peace of mind when your kids are running around.
- The ability to choose an eco mode helps you save the planet and save on your power and water bills.
- These dishwashers feature a cutlery rack, allowing for easy sorting and more thorough cleaning of your utensils.
- With a 5 star water rating and a 4 star energy rating, the efficiency of these dishwashers make them a super power-saver.
- A foldable rack and height adjustable rack lets you load your dishes your way - you won’t need to give in to washing your larger pots in the sink.
- If you’re worried about noise, fear not - these machines are some of the quietest on the market. The Serie 6 dishwashers are all 44 decibels, with a noise level comparable to bird calls.
- Most of the dishwashers in this series have a self-cleaning filter, saving you time and hassle unclogging nasties from your machine.
- The Bosch Serie 6 SMP66Mx03A has an internal light, giving you a clear overview of what you’ve loaded.
- Dishwashers in this series range from $1199 to $1799.
What reviewers loved about it:
- Many reviewers loved how quiet dishwashers in the Bosch Serie 6 Built-in range were - some said there were times they didn’t even know it was running.
- Most reviewers said that their dishes came out spotless and completely dry.
- Thanks to foldable racks and a cutlery tray, reviewers said these dishwashers were easy to use and pack.
- The loading capacity was also applauded, with reviewers saying that it fit plenty of dishes and cookware inside of it.
- They also said that the dishwashers were easy to clean, partly thanks to the easily accessible filter.
Something to consider:
- Installation will take a long time if you’re doing it yourself rather than getting a professional to do it
|Category||Built-in Dishwashers||Built-in Dishwashers||Built-in Dishwashers||Built-in Dishwashers|
|Features||Child Lock, Cutlery Rack, Eco Mode/Wash, Foldable Racks, Half-Load Option, Height-Adjustable Upper Rack, Self Cleaning and Time Remaining Display||Child Lock, Cutlery Rack, Eco Mode/Wash, Foldable Racks, Half-Load Option, Height-Adjustable Upper Rack, Self Cleaning and Time Remaining Display||Child Lock, Cutlery Rack, Eco Mode/Wash, Foldable Racks, Half-Load Option, Height-Adjustable Upper Rack, Self Cleaning and Time Remaining Display|
|Number of Place Settings||15||15||15||15|
|Water Rating||5 star(s)||5 star(s)||5 star(s)||5 star(s)|
|Water Consumption||12 L/wash||12 L/wash||12 L/wash||12 L/wash|
|Energy Rating||4 star(s)||4 star(s)||4 star(s)||4 star(s)|
|Energy Consumption||235 kWh per year||235 kWh per year||235 kWh per year||235 kWh per year|
|Control Panel Position||Front||Top||Front||Top|
|Maximum Noise Level||44 db||44 db||44 db|
|Number of Programs||6||6||6||6|
|Dimensions||875 x 598 x 573 mm||815 x 598 x 550 mm||815 x 598 x 573 mm||815-875 x 598 x 573 mm|
|Height Adjustment||60 mm||60 mm||60 mm|
|Manufacturer Warranty||2 year(s)||2 year(s)||2 year(s)||2 year(s)|
|Colour / Finish||Stainless Steel||Stainless Steel||Stainless Steel||White|
|Manual||Download manual||Download manual||Download manual||Download manual||Download manual|
- MPN: VBC578FS0
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