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Bosch Dishwasher SMS46KI03I Review

Bosch is one of the most popular dishwasher brands in the world and they are famous for their high-quality stainless steel materials, spacious capacity, durability and quiet operation.

Bosch Dishwasher SMS46KI03I is one of the high-end dishwashers in India. It has 13 Place Setting, Energy Efficiency A++ rating and many useful features. This is our Bosch dishwasher SMS46KI03I Review.

Features And Essential info Of Bosch Dishwasher SMS46KI03I

  • 13 Place Settings
  • Energy Efficiency Rating A++
  • Noise level: 46 dB
  • Child safety – childproof door lock
  • VarioFlex-baskets and VarioDrawer
  • Dimensions (HxWxD): 84.5 x 60 x 60 cm
  • 6 Wash programmes and 3 Options

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Bosch Dishwasher SMS46KI03I Review


Bosch SMS46KI03I has 13 Place Setting and ideal for medium-sized families with up to 5-6 members. Almost all type of Indian utensils you can place in the dishwasher for cleaning.

SMS46KI03I Dishwasher comes with cutlery drawer rather than a basket, and the draw is better than the basket. You can place cutlery and smaller kitchen utensils like ladles or whisks. It added 30 per cent more loading capacity.

You can adjust the height of the top basket to make space for taller utensils on the lower basket.

Capacity Rating 9/10

Cleaning Performance

Bosch Dishwasher SMS46KI03I offers 6 wash programs ( Auto 45-65°C, Economy, Glass, Intensive, Pre-Rinse, Quick) and 4 wash options (Extra dry, Intensive Zone, Machine Care, VarioSpeedPlus)

  • The Intensive 70 °C program does a great job of cleaning for deeply soiled dishes in our test.
  • The Auto wash cycle is meant for cleaning dishes of different forms amounts of dirt and performance is decent.
  • Glas 40 °C cycle performs ok.
  • Eco 50 program is suitable only to clean normally soiled dishes and it saves energy and water.

Cleaning Performance 9/10

Bosch dishwasher SMS46KI03I Review

Noise Level

Bosch SMS46KI03I dishwasher is rated as being 46 dB. You can hardly hear it when it is running.

Noise Level Rating 8/10


Bosch SMS46KI03I Dishwasher dries decent but it isn’t the best at drying plastic. It has an Extra Dry option for better drying result.

Drying Rating 7/10

Energy Efficiency

SMS46KI03I comes with A++ Energy Efficiency rating with an estimated annual energy consumption of about 262 kWh per year and about 2660 litres per year Water Consumption. (Based on 280 standard cleaning cycles). This means Bosch SMS46KI03I uses less water and energy while cleaning your dishes.

Energy Efficiency Rating 9/10

Pros and Cons of Bosch SMS46KI03I Dishwasher


  • Energy Efficiency Rating A++
  • Noise level: 46 dB
  • Cutlery drawer


  • Bit expensive than its competitors
  • Drying is just OK

Final Verdict

SMS46KI03I offers great cleaning performance, spacious, and much quieter than its competitors.

If you’re looking for a high-end dishwasher that cleans dishes well, energy-efficient and perform the operation quietly then you can consider the Bosch Dishwasher SMS46KI03I.

Bosch SMS46KI03I Vs SMS46KI01I

Noise Level46 dB46 dB
Energy EfficiencyA++A++
Wash Programs66
OptionsExtra dry, Intensive Zone, Machine Care, VarioSpeedPlusExtra dry, HygienePlus, Machine Care, VarioSpeedPlus
Net weight53.221 kg56.521 kg

SMS46KI03I offers almost the same features and performance as Bosch SMS46KI01I and the only difference is in net weight, one wash option and price.

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Bosch SMS46KI03I Vs IFB VX Plus and Neptune SX1 Dishwasher

ParameterBosch SMS46KI03IIFB Neptune SX1IFB VX Plus
Noise Level46 dB45 dB49 dB
Wash Programs688
Energy EfficiencyA++A++A++
ColorStainless steel Stainless steelGraphite Grey
PriceRs.54,000Rs.47,000Rs 42,990
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Noise level46 dB46 dB44 dB
Wash Programs669
Cutlery drawerYesYesNo
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