Bosch SMS40C12GB Dishwasher, White

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Product information

With an A+ in energy rating, and two A ratings for washing and drying, the Bosch SMS40C12GB dishwasher will be welcomed into any home.

Precision engineering has resulted in a ServoLock door on this unit, which allows the door to close virtually by itself and with minimum effort on your part. A child lock protects from scalding, and tamperproof controls ensure washes are not interrupted by curious hands!

Thanks to the ActiveWater hydraulic water system, this dishwasher uses 12 litres of water per wash, and every single drop is used to the maximum. The SMS40C12GB has a 70°C intensive cycle to cut through and clean heavily soiled pots and pans, and if you are looking for more speed, a dedicated 45ºC quick wash will clean lightly soiled items in just 29 minutes.

The Bosch SMS40C12GB runs extremely quietly at just 48dB and features a 1-to-24-hour time delay option, so you can set it to run during lower energy tariff times. And when running at night, the integration of internal anti-flood technology gives you extra peace of mind, automatically cutting off the water supply if leakage or flooding occurs.

The upper basket is height-adjustable, even when fully loaded, and the SMS40C12GB features a removable Vario basket as a more flexible alternative to a cutlery basket, allowing you to effortlessly unload cutlery. With 3 different loading heights thanks to the Rackmatic height-adjustable top basket, and 4 foldable racks and shelves throughout the machine, a large variety of dishes can easily be accommodated. This appliance also includes a large item spray head that can be utilised for getting your oven shelves or barbecue grill clean.

Bosch guarantees that if an appliance is discontinued, its major components will be available for at least 10 years afterwards in the event of a part needing replacement.

  • A+ energy rating
  • Aquamix - Glass protection and water softening system for optimal results
  • Self-cleaning filter system keeps the dishwasher in good order without the need for you to periodically empty the filter
  • Vario basket system makes unloading cutlery easy
  • Silver baskets (without handle)
  • 3 stage Rackmatic height-adjustable top basket
  • Highly efficient water usage with the ActiveWater system
  • Residual heat drying system
  • DosageAssist dispenses detergent evenly
  • Automatic detergent detection
  • Aquasensor III, Load Sensor
  • Regenerative electronics
2 day delivery available
Express Delivery available
Adjustable racking Information Lets you move the racking around to fit large or awkward items
YES
Automatic Load Adjustment Information Automatically adjusts water level for a smaller load, thus saving time and money
YES
Brand
Bosch
Delay Start
Yes - up to 24 hours
Delicate Wash Information A gentle clean, designed to protect delicate items, such as glasses
NO
Digital display
YES
Dimensions
H84.5 x W60 x D60cm
Dishwasher Size
Full
Drying performance Information Graded on performance A - G, with A being the highest grade
A
Eligible for International Delivery
NO
Energy Consumption Per Standard Cycle
1.02kWh/cycle
Energy Rating Information Graded on performance A++ - G, with A++ being the highest grade
A+
Estimated Annual Energy Consumption Information Typical annual amount used by a 4 person household
290kWh
Estimated Annual Water Consumption
3360L
Model name / number
SMS40C12GB
Noise Level Information How noisy, in decibels, the machine is. The lower the dB, the quieter the appliance
48dB
Number of Programs
4 programmes and 2 special options (Speed Perfect, Half Load)
Online Exclusive Information This product is not available in John Lewis branches
NO
Overflow protection Information An anti-flood device prevents the machine from being damaged by flooding from the inlet pipe
YES
Place Settings Information The number of items- plates, glasses and cutlery a dishwasher can hold, per table setting.
12
Program Sequence Indicator Information Tells you progress of washing cycle
NO
Quick wash Information Speedy programme when you need items cleaned quickly
YES
Time remaining indicator Information Tells you how long the programme's got to go
YES
Type
Freestanding
Wash performance Information Graded on performance A - G, with A being the highest grade
A
Water Consumption Per Standard Cycle
12L

Delivery

UK mainland delivery within 7 working days; may be longer for N Ireland, island and rural postcodes

Free

Express 2 working day delivery to selected areas

£19.95

International delivery not available

We want you to be happy with your purchase. If you're not, depending on the type of product, you can make free returns in the UK via John Lewis shops, Royal Mail, Collect+, or MyHermes. If you need to arrange collection of large or heavy items, call us on 03456 049 049. For international returns queries, call us on +44 1698 545 454. Find out more about returns.

You'll find returns information on your delivery note. Unless faulty, we'd like you to make your return within 90 days of purchase. Exceptions apply to certain products - find out more about our refund policy.

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Services

Free Dishwasher Disposal

We'll remove and dispose of your old dishwasher for reuse or recycling.

Dishwasher Connection

The charge for this service includes:

  • Connection of the new appliance to a standard domestic water connection point within 1 metre of the installation location
  • Connection of the appliance to an existing 3-pin 13amp electrical point within 1 metre of the installation location (we are unable to connect to a 'hardwired' electricity point)
  • Connection of the appliance to an existing waste outlet within 1 metre of the installation location
  • A test wash to ensure the appliance is filling and draining correctly
  • The removal and disposal of all packaging

Please note: we are unable to install a freestanding dishwasher where your current appliance is an integrated dishwasher.

Q & As

Rated 4.4 out of 5 by 68 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Perfect result After thirteen years our old Bosch dishwasher was no longer doing a good job. So we ordered the new Bosch from John Lewis, It works perfectly in all the programs and dry's satisfactory. It is also very quiet, you can hardly tell it is on. The delivery and service from John Lewis was excellent. 17 April 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent product The best dishwasher we have ever had. Easy to use, very quiet in operation, delighted with the extra hot final rinse that really dries the contents. Very satisfied and strongly recommend this machine. 16 April 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Very quiet Very quiet dishwasher, replaced my previous 18 year old model. Shelves have a few different arrangements, cleans well. Once though the tablet was not released and everything came out dirty. will keep an eye on this. Delivered on time, very painless process. 09 April 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by easy to use dishwasher Great product , glasses sparkle, a great improvement on our last dishwasher . 07 April 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by Expected better for the money Easy to use and quiet. I would give it 9/10 for cleaning providing you space plates out and 6/10 for drying. We have some quite thick dinner plates and the bottom rack spacing is too tight to allow proper cleaning, so we have to space these plates in every other slot. Also the drying is not that great, especially the top shelf - any cups with a slightly concave bottom will not be completely dry. We previously had a 10+ year old Zanussi which had no problems with this. The door opening/closing mechanism is a little bit odd, you just sort of pull it open but seems to be working fine so far. I think in general with dishwashers being eco-friendly is a worthy cause, but not at the expense of performance - at the end of the day if it doesn't clean and dry everything properly it's a bit of a waste of time. Hopefully it will last a good few years. 16 March 2015
Rated 2 out of 5 by Bosch SMS40C12GB Dishwasher Having previously owned a Bosch dishwasher, this machine is a substantial disappointment. It does not fully dry crockery and there is no "intense" setting with which to improve this (although such a function is described in the operating instructions). It is noisier than my last machine and the cutlery basket has been cheapened and is not as versitile as my last one (it will not accommodate some of my "ordinary" cutlery). The door must be opened by gripping with fingers and pushing with the thumb against the top of the cabinet to prevent the whole appliance being pulled forward every time the door is opened. Not the quality and functionality that I expect from Bosch. 03 March 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by Worst dishwasher ever owned Bought this 2 years ago, mainly on the back of good reviews and brand. Within 2 years it's broken down 4 times. New pump fitted each time, 3 in last 6 months. Out of warranty tomorrow so it'll go straight in the bin. The problem is an electrical fault which short-circuits and trips the mains electricity. 27 December 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by DO NOT BUY THIS I have had this dish washer (AVANTIE XX) which is the same as the classic for 28 mounts , as I am writing this, my washer is broken for the 5th time. And when it is working its rubbish, there is one not good thing to say about it. I have a Bosch washing and drying machine's and they are OK. The only reason I still have it is because I took out extra warranty. DO NOT BUT THIS MACHINE if I could give minus marks I would I will think twice about replacing this with a Bosch 11 January 2015
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