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Bosch Serie 6 SMV68MD01G Dishwasher Review

When it comes to buying Dishwasher for your kitchen, it’s important to make the best choice, because once you buy, it can often be difficult to switch. Here is our Bosch Serie 6 SMV68MD01G dishwasher review.

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About Bosch

Bosch is one of the reliable and most popular dishwasher brands in the world. Bosch Dishwashers are spacious, quietest, and good performers.

Bosch Serie 6 SMV68MD01G Dishwasher Review

The Bosch Serie 6 comes in more than 15 dishwasher models, with different designs, minor features differences.

Essential info & Features

  • Capacity: 14 place settings
  • Energy Efficiency Class: A+
  • Noise level: 39 dB
  • 8 wash programmes
  • VarioDrawer
  • Product Dimensions: 55 x 59.8 x 81.5 cm
  • OpenAssist: handle-free easy-opening
  • TimeLight: exact remaining time is clearly projected onto the floor.
  • HygienePlus for higher anti-bacterial cleaning performance.
  • Glass protection
  • ActiveWater helps to save on the amount you use too, collecting and re-using the water from the pre-rinse.

Bosch Serie 6 SMV68MD01G dishwasher review


This Series 6 dishwasher has a 14 place setting capacity and 3 loading racks offers more capacity which really gives you the perfect space to fit larger dishes. You can load around 140 items.

With 2 foldable plate racks in top basket and 4 foldable plate racks in bottom basket, you easily can fit large dishes in this dishwasher.

Bosch Serie 6 SMV68MD01G Dishwasher Review

This dishwasher comes with a cutlery draw rather than a basket, but no problem, the draw is actually much better than the basket. The VarioDrawer is an extra level at the top of the dishwasher. It is the ideal place for cutlery and smaller kitchen utensils like ladles or whisks and can even fit espresso cups. It leaves more space in the bottom basket for large utensils.

Capacity Rating : 9/10

Energy Efficiency

This Dishwasher comes Energy Efficiency rating of A+ with an estimated annual energy consumption of about 299 kWh per year and about 2660 litres per year Water Consumption. (Based on 280 standard cleaning cycles).

If you looking for the highest Energy Efficiency rating (A+++) Dishwasher, You can consider Bosch Serie 6 SMV68ND00G Dishwasher (Full Review). The more energy efficient a dishwasher, the less energy it will use to run and the less it will cost.

Energy Efficiency Rating : 7/10

Noise Level

Serie 6 SMV68MD01G is the quietest dishwasher on the market. This Dishwasher comes with 39 decimal rating so it’s a super quiet and it’s quieter than your average library.

Noise Level Rating : 10/10

Built Quality

Bosch Serie 6 SMV68MD01G Dishwasher Review

Stainless steel interior makes this product durable and lives up to Bosch’s reputation for well-designed and quality dishwashers.

Built Quality Rating : 10/10

Cleaning Performance

SMV68MDO1G offers many wash cycles and options to do different types of loads in different ways.

Bosch Serie 6 SMV68MD01G dishwasher does a good job of cleaning in our test. This dishwasher comes with 8 wash programmes (Pre-rinse, Intensive 70 °C, Eco 50 °C, Silence 50 °C, Glass 40 °C, 1 Hour 65 °C, Quick 45 °C,Auto 45-65 °C) which give you flexibility.

  • The Intensive 70 °C wash cycle does a wonderful job for deeply soiled dishes in our test.
  • The Auto 45-65 °C cycle is meant for cleaning dishes of different forms amounts of dirt and performance is decent.
  • Quick 45 °C wash cycles only work well for dishes that are lightly soiled.

Cleaning Performance Rating: 8/10


This Bosch dishwasher comes with Extra Dry option. In our test, Bosch Serie 6 SMV68MD01G dries well but it isn’t the best at drying plastic.

Drying Rating : 7/10

Pro and Con of Bosch Serie 6 SMV68MD01G Dishwasher


  • Super Quietest Dishwasher
  • Good Cleaning Performance with 8 Wash programmes
  • Rack System
  • Excellent Innovative features


  • Bit expensive than its competitors
  • No Half Load Option
  • Drying is just ok

Final Verdict

Bosch Serie 6 SMV68MD01G dishwasher impressed me with load capacity, Cleaning flexibility (Many Cycles and options), super-quiet operation and Innovative excellent features.

If you’re looking for a dishwasher with Innovative features and super-quiet operation, you can consider this dishwasher for your Kitchen.

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