dishwashers
  • Editors' Choice

Bosch SHX98M09UC 24-in. Built-In Stainless Steel Dishwasher Review

The Bosch SHX98M09UC is elegant and powerful, even if it's a bit inconsistent.

$1,649.00 MSRP
Advertisement

Introduction

The Bosch Integra SHX98M09UC is all over the place. Let us be clear: it’s a nice dishwasher, but it’s a bit more complicated than we would have liked. The interface, for example, is frustrating and takes some patience to figure out, and while the wash performance and efficiency scores were pretty darn good, they varied greatly between cycles. Much of this has to do with the fact that all of the main cycles are automatic, so the intensity of the wash depends on soil levels. These complaints would be easy to overlook were this a mid-range dishwasher, but it’s not. It’s an extremely pricey machine (good luck finding it for less than $1,400), and that fact alone is difficult to put out of mind. Even so, the outstanding efficiency scores, large capacity, and speedy cycles are enough to warrant favorable recognition.

Comparable Products

Before you buy the Bosch Integra SHX98M09UC, take a look at these other dishwashers.

Asko D5434XXLS
$1,315.00 MSRP
8.5

Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Design
  3. Efficiency
  4. Speed & Performance
  5. Washing Features
  6. Controls & Usability
  7. Conclusion

News and Features

Electrolux glass basket hero

New dishwasher accessory can save your wine glasses

The Electrolux Glass Basket safely cradles your valuable stemware.

Detergent package health risks hero 2

Detergent packets remain enticing, toxic for children

The soap industry is altering its packaging, but is it enough?

How to clean kitchen appliances hero flickr lipstickproject

How to clean (almost) every appliance in your kitchen

Spring is a great time to clean your kitchen—and all the nasty crud that builds up in it.

Spring cleaning steps hero flickr chiotsrun

8 Spring Cleaning Steps You Can't Afford to Skip

Grass is growing, birds are chirping, and chores are piling up.

Electrolux comfort lift hero

This dishwasher helps you load, unload dishes

You don't have to strain your back unloading dishes.

Ge gsd3300n10bb hero

They Don’t Make Dishwashers Like They Used To

Dishwasher technology has come a long way in the past decade.

Hanging pots pans kitchen storage tips hero flickr colleenmorgan

5 Easy Storage Tips for Small Kitchens

Not much space to work with? Not a problem.

Edible cutlery hero

Cut Waste With Edible Cutlery

These spoons come in a variety of flavors—and that’s a good thing.