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Bosch - 300 Series 18" Front Control Tall Tub Built-In Dishwasher with Stainless-Steel Tub - Stainless steel

Bosch 300 Series 18" Dishwasher: Thoroughly clean up to 9 place settings in this dishwasher that offers 9 possible rack positions and a variety of storage options to help keep items secure and organized. A water softener system and Extra Shine function help ensure your dishes come out spot-free.

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$764.99
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    Color:
    Stainless steel
    • Black
    • Stainless steel
    • White

    Key Specs

    • Product Height
      32.07 inches
    • Product Width
      17.63 inches
    • Product Depth
      22.57 inches
    • Hard Food Disposer
      No
    • Condensation Drying
      Yes
    • Sound-Reduction System
      Yes
    • Operating Sound Level
      46 decibels
    • Number Of Racks
      2
    • Tub Finish
      Stainless steel
    • Tall Tub Design
      Yes
    • Color Finish
      Stainless steel
    22.57"
    Bosch - 300 Series 18" Front Control Tall Tub Built-In Dishwasher with Stainless-Steel Tub - Stainless steel - Front_Standard
    17.63"
    (Doors closed)
    32.07"

    Overview

    What's Included


    • 300 Series 18" Front Control Built-In Dishwasher with Stainless-Steel Tub
    • Power cord
    • Fill and drain hoses
    • Owner's manual

    Ratings & Reviews


    Overall Customer Rating:
    96% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (45 out of 47)

    Features


    Start, cancel or interrupt your wash cycle

    Electronic controls on the front panel with a digital timer let you know when your dishes will be ready.

    Recessed handle

    Offers a streamlined look to suit your kitchen décor.

    Minimal operational noise

    With a low 46dBA sound level, you can enjoy a quieter kitchen environment.

    Racks and holders help maximize the space

    3-step RackMatic offers 9 possible rack positions. Plus, 2 flip-down tines on the lower rack, a vase holder and plastic item clips allow easy organization.

    4-part leak protection

    AquaStop Plus guards against water damage

    Integrated water softener

    Minimizes hard water deposits. An indicator light lets you know when the unit is running low on salt.

    Energy Star Certified

    Condensation drying

    Enjoy energy efficiency and hygienic dishware.

    Make your dishes sparkle

    The Extra Shine function increases the temperature and drying time to ensure your dishes are crystal clean.

    Self-cleaning filter system

    Helps prevent clogged drains.

    Heavy, auto, normal and rinse cycles

    Choose between four 5-level wash cycles and a variety of additional options, including a 24-hour delay-start timer.


    Customer rating

    Rating 4.6 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews

    96%
    would recommend to a friend

    Pros

    Cons

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    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Super Quiet, Super Small

      Posted
      Jennifer

      We got this for our very small ski condo. A quiet appliance was of utmost importance to my husband - since the kitchen/dining and livingroom are basically all in one space. So, we shelled out the extra bucks for a Bosch. We've been using it for three weekends now. The Bosch is amazingly quiet. You pretty much can't even tell that it is on. Auto mode does seem to create a little noise, but when set to Normal, it goes into Stealth mode . It does an excellent job of cleaning. And, I was very happy to read the manual's explanation of its built-in "leak protection system". So, I needn't worry about it causing flooding for us or our downstairs neighbor. I would, without hesitation, buy a Bosch again. My only qualm with the machine is that it *is* quite small and I'm still learning how to load it to maximize space. For two adults and two kids, using it on weekends, with mostly pre-prepared meals that we bring up from home - it is the right size. However, I did just go out and buy a set of extra-short drinking glasses (3" high) so they would fit and allow the extra shelf to flip down for another row on top of them. Teacups work nicely, but mugs are too high for that side with the flip-down shelf. I have thought, as I stand there figuring out how best to configure the plates and bowls... 'You know, I could have just hand-washed these by now...' I'm hoping that with a little more use I'll get it sorted out and it will be a quick load-up and wash scenario. If you can make the space for it, I'd recommend getting a standard-sized model. If you can't, and you need a quiet machine - the Bosch is a good choice.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Quiet operation and quality built

      Posted
      DouginNC
      • My Best Buy® MemberMember

      I'm impressed with this dishwasher. As advertised it is very quiet during the wash cycle (rated 46db). For most of the cycle, you really can't tell that it's running. There is a countdown clock that shows the time remaining. Efficiently organized racks allow this small dishwasher to hold a surprisingly large amount of dishes. (Did you know that 18" dishwashers are standard in Europe?) The top rack is adjustable into three positions. Two spray arms on the bottom of the top rack do not interfere with plates on the bottom rack. Top rack also has fold down shelf for cups and large utensils. We've washed plastic containers on the top shelf, and they did NOT flip over and fill with water. Easy operation, with up to 24 hour delayed start. Has an adjustable built in water softener if you have hard water. The drain filters are easy to access for removal and cleaning. Does a great job of washing and drying the dishes. As far as installation, the dishwasher comes complete with the fill and drain hoses, and electrical plug; no need to buy any additional hoses. The dishwasher fill hose has a built in sensor that will shut off the water supply to the washer if it senses a leak. The dishwasher feels like a well built, german engineered product.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Perfect Fit

      Posted
      Aaron
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

      We bought this for our new home (as it has an old kitchen with no dishwasher). I cut out the cabinet next to sink (only had 18" of room to spare, not enough for regular 24" dishwasher) Easy to install, comes with everything you need, hoses pre-connected, also adapter to plug into regular 120 VAC outlet. Online description labeled this as a black stainless dishwasher, not true, it is black exterior with a stainless interior. black color is ok, but wish it was black stainless exterior. Very happy with how quiet it operates, reviews said it was quiet, but they didn't do it justice, it is very very quiet. we run it as night just before bed, cant even hear it run when your in the kitchen.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Wish I Had Waited a Little Longer

      Posted
      twin
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® MemberMember

      Don't get me wrong because of my title. I love my 18 inch dishwasher. I purchased it for my summer home where I didn't have enough room for a 24" standard dishwasher and it does a wonderful job. My only reason for wishing I had waited a little longer is because when I ultimately purchased a full sized 24" Bosch for my permanent home in another state (both from Best Buy stores), it came with a third top shelf for individually laying out silverware to be washed. I love this feature which eliminates the silverware basket near the bottom shelf and am sorry it wasn't offered on the smaller sized dishwasher. Both, however, are so quiet that one of them has a red light which shines on the floor to verify that the machine is still running!

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Met my needs

      Posted
      Socrates
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

      I bought the dishwasher for a small rental cottage on Cape Cod. 18" dishwashers are hard to come by and surprisingly expensive, but I had constraints of space. We recently bought a Bosch for our home on the basis of CR ratings and liked it (although my wife finds the tines a bit close together for loading, as compared to our old one). I want to commend the installers, who had trouble finding our house but persisted late into the afternoon (after they had first returned the dishwasher to the warehouse, in fact). They did a very professional installation. Because it is in a rental unit I do not have direct experience of its operation.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

      It's Okay

      Posted
      SteveC
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

      It does a fantastic job cleaning dishes. when it works I've had to call for service twice in the 3 months I've had it. It sometimes won't power on. Both service calls it started working again before the tech got here. Even though this is rated at b46 db, it is noticeably louder than 46 db Kitchenaid dishwasher. Even though I have had some bad times with this unit, I would buy it again.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      I LOVE this dishwasher.

      Posted
      Twirlyskirt
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® MemberMember

      Everything comes out sparkling clean. It's also quiet enough to run while I'm doing other things at home. I don't use the delay to run it while I'm sleeping because the drain in the sink makes gurgling sounds when it empties and these wake me up. I did not previously have a dishwasher in my home. The 18' size fit perfectly where one of my cabinets used to be. I live alone and don't usually run it more than once a week. However, it makes it possible to entertain without the mountains of dishes to hand wash. I REALLY LOVE this machine.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Excellent, quiet dishwasher

      Posted
      MattD
      • My Best Buy® MemberMember

      We were looking for a white 18" dishwasher and the Bosch fit the bill. Installation was easy. The dishwasher came with everything needed besides a copper T fitting for the hot water input. The Best Buy dishwasher installation kit included this piece and some teflon tape. The unit is as described and is remarkably quiet. The sound of the water coming through the pipes is louder than the machine itself. We are very pleased.

      I would recommend this to a friend





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