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Bosch 500 Series SHP865ZD5N Review

Bosch 500 Series SHP865ZD5N dishwasher loaded with 16 Place Setting Capacity, Noise level 44 dB, and many useful features like InfoLight®, AutoAir™, etc. Read the Bosch 500 Series SHP865ZD5N Review to find out more about what you get for your money if you buy a Bosch SHP865ZD5N dishwasher.

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Bosch SHP865ZD5N Features and Essential Information

  • Capacity: 16 Place Setting
  • Noise: 44 dBA
  • Tub material: Stainless Steel
  • Third rack: Flexible 3rd Rack
  • Wash cycles: 5
  • InfoLight®
  • Dimensions (HxWxD)(in): 33 7/8” x 23 9/16” x 23 3/4”
  • Price (MSRP): $999.00

Special Features

  • RackMatic™ Adjustable Upper Rack: The RackMatic middle rack easily adjusts to 3 different heights and up to 9 separate rack positions.
  • InfoLight® -a light that tells you when your dishwasher is running.
  • AutoAir™– automatically opens the door at the end of the drying cycle to let fresh air circulate for drier dishes.

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Bosch 500 series SHP865ZD5N Review

Design and Quality

The Bosch SHP865ZD5N has a Pocket Handle and comes in a stainless steel color.

In the Pocket Handle design, Controls are hidden and located on the top, the Pocket handle gives traditional look to the dishwasher and invisible controls improve the overall look of the dishwasher.

The EasyGlide™ feature offers a smooth glide for easier loading and unloading on the upper rack. Overall well-designed and good quality dishwasher.

Design and Quality Rating: 09/10


The Bosch SHP865ZD5N can accommodate 16 place settings, it has 3 loading racks.

With the RackMatic® feature, you get full adjustability on the top rack so you can place your dishes depending on how big they are.

The SHP865ZD5N has a flexible 3rd rack with fold-down sides, it adds 30% more loading capacity.

Capacity Rating: 09/10

Cleaning Performance

This Bosch SHP865ZD5N dishwasher features 5 wash cycles and 5 options that allow you to use the dishwasher effectively in order to give you spotless dishes.

  • The Heavy cycle cleans almost all hard stains from dishes but takes a little more amounts of time and water to clean.
  • The normal wash cycle perfect for daily loads and did well in our test.
  • The Speed60 cycle is decent, only works with normally soiled dishes.

Cleaning Performance Rating: 9/10


With 500 series, Bosch comes with AutoAir Dry feature.

The AutoAir™ option automatically opens the door at the end of the drying cycle to let fresh air circulate for drier dishes, and offers better drying than Bosch 300 series dishwashers.

Drying Rating: 9/10


Bosch SHP865ZD5N dishwasher is silent as 44 dB. You can hardly hear it when it is running.

Noise Rating: 9/10

Pro and Con of Bosch 500 Series Dishwasher SHP865ZD5N


  • Great cleaning performance.
  • Impressive features.
  • Flexible 3rd Rack
  • Best Drying at AutoAir™


  • The filter requires manual cleaning.
  • a bit expensive than its competitors.

Final Verdict

If you’re looking for a dishwasher that cleans well, super quiet, well designed, and dries dishes well then you can consider the Bosch 500 series SHP865ZD5N dishwasher.

A bit expensive than its competitors but good value for the money.


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