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Bosch 500 Series Dishwasher SHXM65Z55N Reviews

The Bar Handle 500 Series Dishwasher SHXM65Z55N comes with a stainless steel interior, it can load up to 16 place settings and boasts a flexible third rack for 30 percent more loading capacity. Also comes with the AutoAir™ feature for better drying. Read our Bosch 500 series dishwasher SHXM65Z55N reviews and make your purchase.

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Bosch SHXM65Z55N Features and Essential Information

  • Capacity: 16 Place Setting
  • Noise: 44 dBA
  • Tub material: Stainless Steel
  • Third rack: Flexible 3rd Rack
  • Wash cycles: 5
  • Dimensions (HxWxD)(in): 33 7/8” x 23 9/16” x 23 3/4”
  • EasyGlide™ rack system
  • Price (MSRP): $1,049.00

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 SHXM65Z55N Reviews

Design and Quality

The Bosch SHXM65Z55N has a Bar Handle and comes in a stainless steel color.

In the  Bar Handle design, Controls are hidden and located on the top, the Bar 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


This 500 series SHXM65Z55N can accommodate 16 place settings, it has 3 loading racks.

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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 SHXM65Z55N has a flexible 3rd rack with fold-down sides, it adds 30% more loading capacity.

Capacity Rating: 09/10

Cleaning Performance

This Bosch SHXM65Z55N dishwasher offers 5 wash cycle (Speed 60, Auto, Normal, Heavy, Rinse) and 5 options which allow you to use 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 SHPM65Z55N 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 SHXM65Z55N


  • 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 SHXM65Z55N dishwasher. A bit expensive than its competitors but good value for the money.

Similar Dishwasher Model With Pocket Handle: SHPM65Z55N (Full Review)

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