Sparkling clean finish on dishes
4-star energy rating and 5-star water rating
Doesn't always dry dishes properly
- Serie 8 SMS88TI01A (Silver Inox)
Good performance, but lacks some features
new this week, and is noticeably quieter than our previous DW. We do not rinse the dishes, and all have come out clean, as do wine glasses and baking dishes. the upper cutlery tray is good and the baskets easy to adjust, however, given the price and the brand, it is disappointing that you have to order small items holders, which would be useful for various items. As a high cost brand and model, there shouldn’t be any extra cost options, which I note are standard in less costly brands, with good reviews. The manual is full of “depending on the features of your dishwasher”.. This is not a basic model or low end cost. Bosch you could have done better.
Purchased in November 2020 at Appliances Online for $1,594.00.
Great dishwasher but could be better
I do really like our Bosch Serie 8 dishwasher, had it for almost 3 years now and 99.5% of the time, dishes are sparkling clean. It's ultra quiet and dries the dishes really well too. Only flaws are despite being mindful of how we stack the bottom basket, we still see rub marks on some of our plates from where the rotating arm hits them. This is even after ensuring there is ample gap. Some of the basket parts are also starting to split and rub off the plastic covering and rust on the hinge points although to be fair we use it everyday at least, so this is after 1000+ cycles. Besides that, it's a solid dishwasher and our 2nd Bosch, the quality in general is very good.
Purchased in April 2016.
- Serie 8 SMS88TI01A (Silver Inox)
Quiet and cleans well. Large compartments for big pots and pans. Wish it dried better
Bought this due to great reviews and upgrading from our 3 year old Westinghouse as it was not cleaning as well or drying as well as our old little Omega we had in the granny flat. Turns out I am never going to find a dishwasher that dries as well as that cheap little slimline Omega!
To be fair, this dishwasher is super quiet, has great options and is very easy to use. If I open the lid immediately after a cycle and leave it for an hour or two, it will dry but if I put it on over night and select the extra dry function - plastic won't dry but ...I suppose that's prob asking a little much? I was looking at an LG model which had an auto door opener when the cycle ended - I do wish I had looked at that option more as I hate hand drying the loads of plastic kids ware that comes out of our dishwasher! Still, if you are looking for a quality dishwasher that's super easy to use, it's an excellent option and non-plastic does dry perfectly fine on the extra dry option.
Purchased in August 2019 at Appliances Online.
- Serie 8 SMS88TI04A
1st Dishwasher bosch dishwasher, beginners review
wow, this has been an absolute rollercoaster of a ride. did a lot of research on dishwashers, as we are first time owners of dishwashers,and havent got much to compare it to, however, i was insistent on buying quality.
First stint was at Good guys, sales man was really knowledgeable, i shortlisted the bosch and miele diswashers, finally after doing some online research , i decided to go for a Bosch. Reason why i chose the series 8.
1. Stainless steel
2. Made in Germany ( i like this a lot)
3. can wash big pots (as we use a lot of larger po...
- Serie 8 SMS88TI01A (Silver Inox)
Good quality dish washer
Our first dishwasher was quite easy to install. We have had it for 3 months and no problems so far. No leaks, drains well and no problems so far and we don't rinse our dishes before putting them in. Cleans well and I love the 44 min cycle as it cleans well but saves on water and power.
We bought this to replace our 10 year old Bosch that broke. It had been a pretty good dishwasher so we just went the same brand again.
We installed ourselves and the installation manual was terrible. Luckily YouTube videos helped somewhat.
We have been using it for about a month now and are happy with it.
When I apply different settings, I am satisfied with the features/controls and their performance of this product
I will filter the cutlery before I put it in the dishwasher, lest the residue clog up
rarely clog, because I will filter with water beforehand, even if there is a blockage can be removed to clean
I am very happy with my new Bosch dishwasher. Great product, no complaints. works very quietly and does a great job. i would highly recommend this product. Energy efficient and takes very less water. No extra burden on those bills. Interior of the dishwasher is spacious and fits large bowls and plates.
- Serie 8 SMS88TI01A (Silver Inox)
Happy with my purchase.
Overall I’m happy with the performance of the dishwasher. It washes and drys the dishers well.
I am however really disappointed that it doesn’t have a remaining time countdown. There is a red light indicator that is visible on the floor on the bottom right of the machine, but seems a little useless, as you can still hear the machine going.
Well Priced and does its job
Well priced hence good value. Looks good with the stainless front. Washes OK but often leaves food stuck on plates. Is reasonably quiet. Seems to use a lot of rinse-aid. Only really use the short wash as the long wash is way to long. Easy to keep clean has scratched a few glasses.
Having owned a a Bosch series 6 before, I would say this one is the best. Cleans well and trays are well adjustable for heights.
It is very quite and only sound I ever hear is water going down the drain. Only downside is it does not dry the dishes unless I use Extra dry option. Not sure if it supposed to be that way. My previous Bosch dishwasher did not have have the option and still dried dishes pretty well. Happy so far with the purchase.
Happy with this dishwasher
Have had this in my new kitchen for about 6 months and have had no issues with it all. The drawers are nice and sturdy and hold plenty. The cutlery tray at the top is fantastic, I do all the cutlery in there, and even the large chopping knives can stand up in the slots. It also came with a cutlery basket which I’ve only used once as I really love the tray. It also came with a wine glass holder which can hold 4 wine glasses safely to prevent them from being damaged which I’ve used occasionally. I use the extra dry feature for every load which ad...ds 15 extra minutes of drying time. As with most dishwashers, when doing plastic containers, they still have some water droplets and are not fully dry when the dishwasher finishes but everything else is generally dry. It has a quick wash which only takes 30 minutes and works fine when the dishes aren’t very dirty. I have zero complaints about this dishwasher.
A good product but disappointed there is no just rinse feature. Filter easily lifted and put back in again but unsure how a piece of broken China cup got through into the pump. Relatively quiet. Repair call out was charged for as not covered by warranty. I would recommend Bosch anytime
I have had numerous models of dishwashers in the past but this one has proved to be the most reliable I have owned. Maybe not the most fully featured model on the market but it washes well and dries well too. Not too expensive and stainless steel is easy to clean.
It works really well. Not too much noise whiling washing. Really quick and effective . End up with clean fresh dishes. Whole family appreciate the way it does. It is not easy to get it cleaned though. But not too bad .because we don’t need to get it done very often.
Questions & Answers
Hi I’ve lost my manual. Can you please advise me if and how we can set it to come on in like 8 hrs. TIA
Hi Tan G, Thank you for your question.You can delay the start of the programme by up to 24 hours. Below is a link to where you can download the user manual for your appliance. You will find on page 30. a step by step on how to do this. https://www.bosch-home.com.au/productlist/dishwashers/freestanding-dishwashers/dishwasher-60-cm-wide/SMS88TI01A#/Tabs=tab-3185783/
If you need any more help, feel free to contact us on 1300 369 744.
Regards, Bosch Home Australia
I have a top of the range Bosch dishwasher which should make the dishes extra dry,
How do I achieve this please.
It is a series 8 dishwasher.
Hi i bought sms40e08au dishwasher. Do i connect the water line to hot water or cold water?
Hi Chelvi, Thank you for your question. Water line should be for cold water connection only. Our dishwashers have an inbuilt heating element. If you need anymore help please call us on 1300 369 744 (select option 2). Kind regards Bosch Home Australia.
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This much-loved dishwasher series by Bosch provides a deep clean on top of an array of premium features such as an automatic water recognition tool which auto-selects a wash mode for you and an EcoSilence drive for a quiet and energy-efficient wash.
- 15 place setting capacity
- 4-Star energy rating & 5-Star WELS water rating
- Full colour TFT display
- Protective program for gently cleaning and drying glasses
- Third loading level for cutlery & utensils
- Adjustable top rack for additional space and tall dishes
- Child door lock
- EcoSilence Drive- great for energy-saving and keeping noise down
- Effortless door closing which self-closes when below a 20° angle
- SoftTouch electronic buttons
- 10-year anti-rust warranty
The dishwasher has been praised for being very silent as well as providing dishes with a full and sparkling clean. The design is also very convenient as the foldable racks allow large dishes to be placed easily and cleaned. The control panel is very easy to use.
|Category||Freestanding Dishwashers||Freestanding Dishwashers|
|Features||Child Lock, Cutlery Rack, Eco Mode/Wash, Foldable Racks, Half-Load Option and Height-Adjustable Upper Rack||Child Lock, Cutlery Rack, Eco Mode/Wash, Foldable Racks, Half-Load Option, Height-Adjustable Upper Rack, Internal Light and Self Cleaning|
|Number of Place Settings||15||15|
|Water Rating||5 star(s)||5 star(s)|
|Water Consumption||12 L/wash||12 L/wash|
|Energy Rating||4 star(s)||4 star(s)|
|Energy Consumption||235 kWh per year||235 kWh per year|
|Control Panel Position||Top||Top|
|Maximum Noise Level||42 db||42 db|
|Number of Programs||8||8|
|Dimensions||845 x 600 x 600 mm||845 x 600 x 600 mm|
|Manufacturer Warranty||2 year(s)||2 year(s)|
|Colour / Finish||Silver Inox||Stainless Steel|
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