Bosch 500 Series SHX65T55UC dishwasher

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Type: Conventional dishwashers
About - Bosch 500 Series SHX65T55UC

The Bosch 500 Series SHX65T55UC is a dishwasher available from Bosch. The 500 Series SHX65T55UC typically costs $950 .

Consumer Reports recommends that you match the features on a model to the needs you have. Here's our take on some of the specifications and features that are commonly available on dishwasher models like the 500 Series SHX65T55UC.

Ample flatware slots:
Flatware baskets with lids provide individual slots for most of the utensils in our silverware load. Such lids prevent "nesting" and thus improve flatware cleaning. It is more time-consuming to load the cutlery into individual slots, though, so you can remove the lids if you prefer.

Adjustable upper rack:
Most models hold cups and glasses on the top rack, plates on the lower rack, and silverware in a basket. The ability to adjust the upper rack up or down an inch or so allows for more flexibility in loading items such as tall glasses.

A sensor adjusts water usage and cycle time to the amount of soil on the dishes. This should make a dishwasher use water more efficiently, but we've found this isn't always the case. Moreover, a sensor can increase a machine's running time.

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The Ratings of Bosch 500 Series SHP65T55UC were applied to untested model Bosch 500 Series SHX65T55UC, which in our judgment is enough alike in its performance, features, and specs that our test results apply to both.
Bosch 500 Series SHP65T55UC
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About This Brand

This highly rated European brand is positioned as the maker of the quietest, most energy-efficient models with features that leave dishes sparkling. The machines are known for their quiet operation and washing ability. The company is introducing a stainless-steel tub that has a nonstainless tub base (gray). Bosch dishwashers also have a manual filter, unlike most of the other brands sold in this country.

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Features & Specs - Bosch 500 Series SHX65T55UC
info Ample flatware slots Yes
info Adjustable upper rack Yes
info Sensor Yes
info Self-cleaning filter No
info Hidden controls All
info Interior material stainless-steel
info Stainless/SS-look option Yes
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User Reviews - Bosch 500 Series SHX65T55UC
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Something in the air
Attractive Design
Cleans Well
Best Uses
General Purpose
All good except after a day it smells badly, two days and it smells like rotting garbage. Per Bosch, it's designed to be run everyday to avoid the smell.. 365 days per year, so run it empty. No thank you. Design flaw
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(18 of 18 customers found this review helpful)
I love my new Bosch SHX65T55UC!
Attractive Design
Cleans Well
Energy Efficient
Simple Controls
Awkward Loading
Best Uses
Delicate Items
General Purpose
Larger Kitchens
Pots and Pans
Smaller Kitchens
I love my Bosch Dishwasher. I had many friends recommend their Bosch DW over the years. I really wanted a machine that was super quite and cleaned well. It does this and much more. The only way you know it is running is the little red light on the floor. I read some negative reviews on the consumer reports web site, but did not find the reviews to be accurate. I almost didn't buy the Bosch because of the reviews but so glad I did. I love the third rack. It couldn't clean better even baked on food and everything is dry. The racks are a little more difficult to load, but gets easier with practice. I would buy it again.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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