Sparkling clean finish on dishes
4-star energy rating and 5-star water rating
Doesn't always dry dishes properly
Excellent dishwasher! Great if you have children.
Bosch got this one right! All the buttons are located on the top on the machine so that when you close it NO buttons are exposed and there for children can play with them and change / turn off the machine. It makes the dishwasher look very easy on the eye and easy to wipe down.
Love the Vario setting. This makes the long cycles a bit shorter.
Love that there is a top rack for cutlery and a basket. So you have the two options.
Purchased in April 2019.
Amazing and quiet
Almost two years on and still working fantastically . Cleans so well and amazingly quiet. I use the Aldi brand and all items come out clean. I scrape the dishes a little bitso not too clean when they go in. Lots of options and easy to use control panel. Easy to clean inside too. A lot of room and easily accommodates many pots, plates and pans.
Very happy with this purchase.
Purchased in January 2018 at The Good Guys Physical store for $1,800.00.
My favourite appliance....Love my Bosch series 8 dishwasher
Don't know why I took so long to get a dishwasher! After lots of research. We purchased a Bosch series 8 dishwasher SMS88T101A/51 made in Germany. Ive had it for the last 6 months now and still very impressed. Love how quiet it is and how clean my dishes come out. I use it once or twice a day. Love my three pull out trays with cutlery tray or optional basket. I love how i can adjust all the trays, positions to fit all my different size plates, pots, pans, glasses. Highly recommend.
Purchased in January 2020 at Harvey Norman.
- Serie 8 SMS88TI01A (Silver Inox)
Good dish washer
Purchased to replace a Maytag disher that lasted about 20 years and was still going strong. Very happy with it and it cleans well and is very quiet. Wash time is about 3 hours which is a lot longer than old one but is more economical.
Purchased in April 2020 at Harvey Norman for $1,350.00.
Really excellent dishwasher, it makes the dishes all sparkling. No smell & I like the design because you can fit large plates!!!
The design is slick & modern which fits modern kitchen. Amazing!!!
Purchased in March 2019 at The Good Guys for $800.00.
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This would be the Porsche of all dishwashers, and you pay for what you get
It has been almost 3 years since I’ve gotten this dishwasher, and I am still amazed by how unbelievably quiet it is, so quiet that I have to get close to the unit to find out if it’s operating.
With the amount of cooking that gets done at home, I often get gobsmacked on the amount of large pots this spacious dishwasher holds. Besides the conventional 2-tray dishwashers, the compact additional tray ensures that everything can comfortably make its way and no dishes get left behind.
When you think that this German-made dishwasher cannot get any be...
Purchased in August 2016.
You pay for quality and it's still cheap
Bought this last year at Harvey Norman on special as I have a back problem and can't do the dishes and also to save water and it is the most amazing product in the world of dishwashers. So many features and it is so spacey and looks very stylish too can't go wrong with this company and engineering.
Purchased in November 2018 at Harvey Norman for $800.00.
Easy purchase; smooth delivery and installation. Like our previous family Bosch dishwasher this unit is even more of a hero. Digital touch display within the inside of door, easy to use. Several loading options make for easier loading. Filter easy enough to clean. **Whisper quite operation. Well done Bosch; more power to you for yet another quality product. (NB. I have now found receipt and can see we paid $1,398:00 more than I had remembered as this model was NOT on sale however no regrets at having paid more than some models.)
Purchased in March 2018 at The Good Guys, Albury NSW.
After much research I finally settled on a Bosch serie 8 dishwasher. The price was higher than some other machines on the market but given this was my 3rd dishwasher I was happy to pay extra for a superior machine. I have had this machine now for about 5 months & have been very happy with all aspects of the experience. The machine really is whisper quiet- I have actually opened it once mid wash not realising that it was even on! The start/operating buttons are discreetly on the top of the lid, initially I wasn’t sure about this feature but now ...I have it I like the sleek look this provides. My dishes have come out really clean every time without the need for anything to go back for a second rinse. I highly recommend this machine, I’m not one to normally review an appliance but is deserving of one!
Purchased in January 2019 at The Good Guys for $1,099.00.
Dishes come our sparkling!
Great dishwasher, cleans dishes well, even when in the quick setting. It looks stylish and is very quiet. Great internal layout, that can cater for every day dishes or a dinner party without issue. So happy with our purchase!
Purchased in April 2019.
Very useful and efficient
I have been using this dishwasher for 8 months now. Silent Operation and uses only 12 litres of water as advertised. That is a big achievement considering the amount of dishes you can wash. I usually scape and rinse the dishes for better result. Always uses with Finish Rinse aid to complete the cleaning. Very easyto use
Purchased in August 2018 at The Good Guys for $1,200.00.
- Serie 8 SMS88TI04A
Cleans well. Plenty of programme options. Very energy and water efficient. Easy to install and set up and oh so quiet in operation. You sometimes wonder if it is on and working it is so quiet. The display provides and excellent progress indicator for you. The racks have multiple ranges to fit a variety of items and the optional wine glass holder works well.
The best dishwasher we've owned to date. Note: check there are two options available - one with an interior LED light and one without. Why they would sell one without beats me.
Work great - very quiet
Had the dishwasher a few weeks, it's used daily. Cleans the dishes well and is very quiet. The option to do half loads has been very handy. We did get the extended warranty to be safe but that is more of a pre-caution should there be any issues in the future. I would highly recommend this dishwasher - SMS88TI01A
Purchased in January 2019 at The Good Guys for $1,339.00.
- Serie 8 SMS88TI01A (Silver Inox)
Quiet and very effective
I have had this dishwasher since March of 2016 - it does an excellent job and is very easy to operate. The dishwasher is very quiet in operation compared to previous washers I have owned and there is no issues with running it in an open plan designed house or apartment. The materials used feel like they are of very high quality and the machine is solidly built. The internal wash drawers are great -they can be arranged in a number of formats to accomodate all sorts of dish sizes. There is a top drawer that is great for utensils and cutlery, as w...ell as the ability to raise and lower the middle drawer so that big items can fit in. You can also remove the middle drawer and use the special attachment to wash extra large items that would not fit otherwise - the attachment ensures that the water is directed to clean the central area of the machine so the extra large items are washed properly. The external design is sleek and understated so it suits the kitchen context well. The control panel is located inside the door on the top edge and is easy to operate although the start button does not always respond when pressed. The led display on the front door is clear and easy to read. I am happy with this dishwasher and would definitely recommend it as a quiet and effective machine.
- Serie 8 SMS88TI01A (Silver Inox)
One of the best decisions we’ve ever made!
It looks classy from the front, there’s no buttons for the kids to poke at (they’re all on the inside edge) and I absolutely LOVE the tray for cutlery. It’s insanely quiet, the only time I hear it running is when the water hits against something like the inside the frying pan.
I’m sure they recommend something really expensive for cleaning products, but I use Aldi brand tablets for the eco wash and the Aldi powder for the quick half hour washes, also use the Aldi brand rinse aid and found they work just the same.
It cleans really well, proba...
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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