Bosch 100 series SHXM4AY55N Review | Is This Dishwasher Worth The Money?

SHXM4AY55N Dishwasher belongs to Bosch 100 series Dishwasher line, 100 Series Dishwashers are Bosch’s entry-level dishwashers, they are affordable and come with basic Bosch features. Read our Bosch 100 series SHXM4AY55N dishwasher review and make your purchase.

Bosch SHXM4AY55N dishwasher comes with 15 Place Setting Capacity and it boasts a flexible third rack for 30 percent more loading capacity. , 5 Wash Cycles, and 4 Options.

SHXM4AY55N Features and Essential Information

  • Capacity: 15 Place Setting
  • Tub: Plastic Tub
  • Noise Level: 48 dBA
  • 5 Wash Cycles and 4 Options
  • Extra Dry Option
  • Half Load Option
  • Standard Third Rack
  • Dimensions: 33 7/8” x 23 9/16” x 22 9/16” (HxWxD)
  • Type: Built-in
  • InfoLight®: To projects a red light onto the floor to let you know it’s running.
  • 24/7 Overflow Protection: It helps to prevent water leaks, even when your dishwasher is off.

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Design and Quality

Bosch 100 series SHXM4AY55N Dishwasher comes Bar handle design and in a stainless steel color and also available in the below colors.

This dishwasher comes with a stainless steel interior but with a plastic tub, A stainless tub is preferable to plastic because it is durable and It is more hygienic than plastic.

Design and Quality Rating 7/10

Capacity

SHXM4AY55N Dishwasher has a 15 place setting capacity and 3 loading racks offer more capacity which really gives you the perfect space to fit larger utensils. This dishwasher comes with a standard 3rd rack, You can use this for silverware, this leaves more space in the bottom basket for large dishes.

RackMatic® feature offers flexibility while loading dishes with 3 height levels, for 9 different rack positions. Lower to fit tall glasses above and raise to fit tall pots below.

Space Rating: 09/10

SHXM4AY55N Dishwasher Cleaning Performance

SHXM4AY55N Dishwasher does a good job of cleaning at this price range. It offers 5 Wash programs (1 Hour, Auto, Normal, Pots & Pans, Rinse) and Wash options includes Delicate, Extra dry, Sanitation.

  • The 1 Hour wash cycle does a decent job for cleaning dishes in 60 mins.
  • The Auto wash cycle is meant for cleaning dishes of different forms amounts of dirt. This cycle takes more than 100 mins and performance is decent.

Sanitize wash option to eliminate Bacteria and enhances the cleaning.

Cleaning Performance Rating 8/10

Drying Performance

Bosch Entry-level dishwasher models always struggle with drying and same for Bosch SHXM4AY55N Dishwasher. It’s recommended to use rinse aid for better drying performance. 

This dishwasher comes with Extra Dry option, It raises the internal temperature and extends the cycle time for better drying performance.

Drying Performance Rating 7/10

Noise Level

Bosch is known as the quietest dishwasher brand in the US. This Dishwasher comes with 48 decimal rating, not quiet as other Bosch dishwasher series models but pretty quit at affordable price range.

Noise Level Rating 8/10

Energy Efficiency

Bosch SHXM4AY55N dishwasher comes with a Tier 1 rating, the estimated annual energy consumption of about 269 kWh per year and about 688 gallons per year Water Consumption.  The estimated yearly energy cost is $35.

Energy Efficiency Rating 8/10

Pros and Cons of Bosch 100 Series SHXM4AY55N Dishwasher

Pros

  • Affordable Price
  • Better cleaning performance than its competitors
  • Noise Level: 48 dB.

Cons

  • Plastic Tub
  • Not good at drying.

Final Verdict

This Bosch 100 Series SHXM4AY55N dishwasher offers good cleaning performance and equipped with essential features like 3rd rack, Rackmatic & InfoLight® at $749.00. Drying and Plastic bottom are the drawbacks of this dishwasher.

You can consider Bosch 100 Series SHXM4AY55N dishwasher for your kitchen if you are looking for a good dishwasher under $800.

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