HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 24, 2011) - Bosch home appliances, a company consistently rated in the top 10 dishwasher ratings, can now tout that the Bosch 800 series dishwasher has been rated No. 1 by a leading consumer publication.

Rated in the categories of washing, energy use, noise, ease of use and cycle time, Bosch not only captured the number one spot, but outshined all other dishwasher brands with a total of four Bosch dishwashers receiving a place in a list of the top 11 dishwashers by a leading consumer publication.

"Bosch dishwashers have always been leaders among consumer lists and publications, but having four models represented out of the top 11 that span our complete product line, from our entry-level Ascenta to our top-of-the-line 800 series, shows the range of quality of our products," says Philipp Walter, senior vice president, dishwashers for Bosch home appliances. "Receiving this number one ranking for the twelfth time reflects our dedication to engineering quality and efficient home appliances and we are honored to be recognized for our efforts. And now, with our new 15% off Kitchen Promotion, consumers have the opportunity to own a quality Bosch dishwasher at an unbeatable price."

Perfect for homeowners looking for a dishwasher that uses minimal resources to deliver perfect results at an affordable price, the Bosch 24" Bar Handle Dishwasher 800 series (SHX98M09UC) received top ratings in each major category to round out its No. 1 placement. The 800 series is German engineered to be amazingly quiet, while tackling dishes using industry-low water and energy levels. Other Bosch dishwashers rounding out the list including the Bosch 500 series with Recessed and Bar Handles and the Bosch Ascenta dishwasher with Recessed and Bar Handles.

As industry leaders since its 1991 introduction in the United States, Bosch's dishwashers are known for their quality, efficiency and German engineering. In fact, Bosch continues to set industry standards with the new 800 Plus, the quietest dishwasher in North America, which launched this August. Operating an industry-leading 39 decibels, the new Bosch 800 Plus employs the latest technology to nearly eliminate dishwasher noise. The Bosch 800 Plus is the flagship of the Bosch dishwasher line -- the quietest line of dishwashers in North America.

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