Internet #304708995

Model #SPE53U55UC

Store SKU #1003422022

Store SO SKU #1003221622

300 Series 18 in. Stainless Steel ADA Compact Front Control Dishwasher with Stainless Steel Tub, 46dBA

  • ADA compliant and compact size for small spaces
  • Water softener ensures optimally spot-free and shiny dishes
  • RackMatic offers 3 height levels, for 9 possible rack positions
  • See More Details

Product Overview

Our 18 in. ADA-compliant dishwashers are uniquely designed for customers with special height requirements and feature sophisticated technologies for quiet operation, outstanding performance and remarkable flexibility.
  • 3 Prong Power Chord Included. Junction box for hardwire application sold separately (Model # SMZPCJB1UC)
  • Sanitize Option reduces 99.9% of bacteria with a hot-wash rinse for sparkling clean and sanitized dishes
  • Sanitize your dishes: The Sanitize feature is available only in the Heavy, Auto, Normal and Half Load cycles. Select one of these cycles, press the “Sanitize Option” button and then press Start to activate the Sanitation features. The sanitize LED will light when sanitation requirements are met. The sanitation option eliminates bacteria and may enhances drying results
  • Front controls offer easy cycle and option selection
  • Quiet 46 dBA sound level so your kitchen conversations aren't interrupted
  • Holds 9 place settings to accommodate your loading needs for different occasions
  • Offers 4 wash cycles, including the following heavy, auto, normal, rinse / rinse and hold and 4 options, including delay start, delicate, sanitize and extra dry
  • ENERGY STAR qualified for year-round energy savings
  • Engineered for a lifetime of use, the premium stainless steel tub provides a solid foundation for our exceptional dishwashers
  • Whether its gel, powder or tabs, the detergent tray's flexible design optimizes the cleaning process; helping you achieve perfectly clean dishes with every cycle
  • RackMatic offers 3 height levels, for 9 possible rack positions
  • Flexible silverware basket with cover securely holds silverware and utensils
  • Spray arms project water directly toward your dishes, they minimize spraying the inner sides and door, further reducing noise
  • AquaStop Plus 4-Part leak protection prevents water damage 24/7
  • EcoSilence motor system- two small brushless motors offer quieter operation than a single large motor, and are held in place by rubber suspenders to minimize vibrations
  • Click here to view our instructional video on how to efficiently load your Bosch dishwasher.
  • Click here to learn more about Eco Options and Energy Efficiency



  • California residents

Info & Guides

You will need Adobe® Acrobat® Reader to view PDF documents. Download a free copy from the Adobe Web site.

Specifications

Dimensions

Cut-Out Depth (in.)
24 in
Cut-Out Height (in.)
32.13 in
Cut-Out Width (in.)
17.75 in
Depth - Door Shut (with Handle) (in.)
22.56
Depth - Door Shut (without Handle) (in.)
22.56
Depth With Door Open 90 Degrees (In)
45.46
Dishwasher Size
18 In.
Height - Maximum (in)
34.44
Height - Minimum (in)
32.06
Product Depth (in.)
22.56 in
Product Height (in.)
32.06 in
Product Width (in.)
17.62

Details

Amperage (amps)
12 A
Appliance Category
Dishwasher
Appliance Type
Dishwasher
Color/Finish
Stainless Steel
Color/Finish Family
Stainless Steel
Control Location
Front Control
Control Type
Electronic
Custom Door Panel Ready
No
Decibel (Sound) Rating
46 dBA
Delay Start Option
Yes
Dishwasher Cycles
Sensor Wash
Dishwasher Cycles
Pots and Pans,Quick Rinse,Rinse and Hold
Dishwasher Features
Automatic Temperature Control,Cycle Status Lights,Filtered Water,Hard Food Filter,Sound Reduction System
Dishwasher Rack Configuration
1st Rack- Adjustable,1st Rack- Fold Down Tines,1st Rack- Removable,1st Rack- Silverware Basket,2nd Rack- Adjustable,2nd Rack- Fold Down Tines,2nd Rack- Removable,Removable Silverware Basket
Energy Consumption (kWh/year)
259
Energy Efficiency Tier Rating
Tier I
Handle Type
Recessed Handle
Hose Length (ft.)
5.25
Number of Cycles
6
Number of Place Settings
10
Product Weight (lb.)
72 lb
Rack Material
Nylon
Returnable
Non-Returnable
Silverware Basket Location
In Rack
Silverware Basket Location
In Rack
Sound Rating Range (Decibels)
Quieter
Steam Function
Without Steam
Steam Function
No
Tall Tub
Yes
Tub Material
Stainless Steel Tub
Voltage (volts)
120
Wash/Dry Options
Delay Start,High Temperature Wash,Sanitize

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
ADA Compliant,CSA Listed,NSF Certified,UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
1 Year Limited

Compare Similar Built-In Dishwashers

Ascenta 24 in. Stainless Steel Front Control Tall Tub Dishwasher with Hybrid Stainless Steel Tub, 50 dBA800 Series 24 in. Stainless Steel Front Control Recessed Handle Dishwasher with Stainless Steel Tub,CrystalDry, 42dBA800 Series 24 in. Stainless Steel Top Control Tall Tub Home Connect Dishwasher with Stainless Steel Tub,CrystalDry,42dBA
current product
300 Series 18 in. Stainless Steel ADA Compact Front Control Dishwasher with Stainless Steel Tub, 46dBA
BrandBoschBoschBoschBosch
NameAscenta 24 in. Stainless Steel Front Control Tall Tub Dishwasher with Hybrid Stainless Steel Tub, 50 dBA800 Series 24 in. Stainless Steel Front Control Recessed Handle Dishwasher with Stainless Steel Tub,CrystalDry, 42dBA800 Series 24 in. Stainless Steel Top Control Tall Tub Home Connect Dishwasher with Stainless Steel Tub,CrystalDry,42dBA300 Series 18 in. Stainless Steel ADA Compact Front Control Dishwasher with Stainless Steel Tub, 46dBA
Price
$59900
$114900
$149900
Ratings
(4203)
(749)
(39)
(262)
Dishwasher FeaturesAutomatic Temperature Control,Cycle Status Lights,Hard Food Filter,Leak Sensor,Sound Reduction System,Tall Tub3rd Rack,Automatic Temperature Control,Cycle Status Lights,Leak Sensor,Tall Tub3rd Rack,Automatic Temperature Control,Cycle Status Lights,Leak Sensor,Tall TubAutomatic Temperature Control,Cycle Status Lights,Filtered Water,Hard Food Filter,Sound Reduction System
Dishwasher Size24 In.24 In.24 In.18 In.
Tub MaterialStainless Steel TubStainless Steel TubStainless Steel TubStainless Steel Tub
Height - Maximum (in)3535.062535.062534.44
Depth - Door Shut (without Handle) (in.)23.7523.7523.7522.56
Control LocationFront ControlFront ControlTop ControlFront Control
Sound Rating Range (Decibels)QuietQuietestQuietestQuieter
Wash/Dry OptionsDelay Start,Delicate,Half Load,High Temperature Wash,SanitizeDelay Start,Half Load,High Temperature Wash,SanitizeDelay Start,Half Load,High Temperature Wash,SanitizeDelay Start,High Temperature Wash,Sanitize
Handle TypeRecessed HandleRecessed HandleRecessed HandleRecessed Handle
Steam FunctionWithout SteamWithout SteamWithout SteamWithout Steam
View ProductView ProductView ProductView Product

Questions & Answers

48Questions14Answers

Does it have a built in strainer or built in garbage disposal??

Asked by Nicole February 17, 2021
1
Answer

Hi Nicole, thank you for your question and your interest in Model #SPE53U56UC. Bosch dishwashers do not have hard food disposers. The Bosch® 3 part filter system is designed to prevent the need to pre-rinse normally attached food soils from your dishes. Simply scrape left over food soil off of dishware before loading. This process will conserve time, water and the energy require to heat your household water supply. Your dishwasher filter system is designed to filter 100% of the water entering the spray arms to provide a continuous supply of clean water to remove food soils from your dishware.

Since there is no top, what could be used for the top.

Asked by Soup0Stew December 3, 2020
1
Answer

Hi Soup0Stew. Thank you for your question. Model # SPE53U55UC is designed as a built-in dishwasher. As well as no top, there are no sides.

Does this 18” dishwasher come in standard height? I don’t want ada compliant. Thank you

Asked by Tasha November 12, 2020
1
Answer

Hi Tasha, thank you for your question. Model # SPE53U55UC is only available in 32 1/6 in.

I’m trying to decide between the white or the stainless steel. Which one would be easier to keep...

Asked by Tasha November 12, 2020
1
Answer

Tasha, Thank you for your question. 1st, do you need the shorter height ADA dishwasher or will you cabinet opening fit a standard height dishwasher. The model you are inquiring about is a shorter height ADA model. 2nd, White is easy to clean with warm soap and water. Stainless steel has lifetime warranty for rust through, can be cleaned with warm soap and water or stainless steel cleaner/conditioner.

Do i need an air gap installed?

Asked by Tasha October 10, 2020
1
Answer

Hi Tasha. Thank you for your question. All of our dishwasher drain hoses are installed with a high loop so you would only need an air gap if required by local ordinance.

Is the "dishwasher parts and adapter kit" that shows up when checking out something that is essen...

Asked by aspiringfanuser August 21, 2020
1
Answer

Aspringfanuser, The kit is the water line and 90 degree adaptor connection. Yes, kit is necessary to hook up dishwasher to water supply.

Is the black or stainless steel exterior easier to keep clean? Does the black have a texture or i...

Asked by aspiringfanuser August 21, 2020
1
Answer

Aspringfanuser, On this particular model the black is a painted enamel finish which can be cleaned with warm soap and water. Surface is smooth low gloss finish.

where is this dishwasher made

Asked by momason August 15, 2020
2
Answers

Bosch

Does this dishwasher dry dishes?

Asked by Syl July 30, 2020
1
Answer

Syl, Thank you for your question and interest in Bosch 300 series dishwasher. Your question, according to leading consumer reporting magazine, is the #2 complaint by consumers for all dishwashers. Fortunately, that same leading consumer reporting magazine performed test and determined Bosch dishwasher to be one of the best drying dishwashers available. I would also refer you to the majority of consumer reviews on homedepot.com for this model, you will find the majority of reviews indicate the dishwasher dries well. Bosch dishwashers utilize PureDry™ condensation drying as the basic drying process. PureDry™ is an energy efficient, closed drying system that does not pull in outside air or use an exposed heating element. So you can rest assured that your dishes aren’t just dry, they’re PureDry™. Bosch dishwashers with the PureDry™ system also feature a Sanitize Option that ends each cycle with an extra hot wash, heating the water to 162 degrees and effectively eliminating 99.9% of bacteria. The results are thoroughly clean, sanitized, and dry dishes. With PureDry™ drying technology, moisture is gently whisked away from dishes as they cool. And with no exposed heating element, you can safely place plastics anywhere, even the bottom rack, without fear they will warp or melt. For more information on PureDry™ please go to https://www.bosch-home.com/us/experience-bosch/puredry. Ultimately, the number one recommendation by all dishwasher manufacturers to improve drying is to use rinse aid which causing sheeting action on dishware and sides of tub which allows moisture to sheet off and go down the drain. Number two recommendation by manufacturers is to NOT prewash you dishes, rather simply scrape off food debris and place directly into dishwasher. Today's detergents need the soil from the food to activate the enzymes in the detergent. Without food soil then detergent does not activate and you are left with essentially and long rinse cycle. Also most dishwashers have sensors in the pump which sense the amount of food soil in the water, if the sensors do not detect dirty water then dishwashers will default to lowest energy wash and rinse cycle and wash with shortest and coldest wash & rinse water. This affects cleaning and drying results. Recommendation number three is to select SANITZE option for hottest final rinse temperature which improves condensate drying effect. Finally, bowls, cups, and containers with depressions in the bottoms and lips can collect water. Tilt bowls, cups, and containers so that water runs off the bottoms and lips, DO NOT lay flat. Bosch dishwasher with RackMatic middle racks can be tilted to one side for improved water run off and thus improved drying. If you have any other questions regarding Bosch dishwasher please call Bosch Customer Service at 800-944-2904 for assistance.

How many spray arms does it have?

Asked by Carolyn June 27, 2020
4
Answers

3 total: 2 small arms under the upper rack that do a great job covering all the upper area, 1 large lower arm under the lower rack.

300 Series 18 in. Stainless Steel ADA Compact Front Control Dishwasher with Stainless Steel Tub, 46dBA - page 2

Customer Reviews

  • 4.7
    out of 262 reviews
  • 91% recommend this product
5star-icon197
4star-icon48
3star-icon5
2star-icon4
1star-icon8
Filter by:
Showing 1-10 of 262 reviews
some noise...
some noise
by HomeDepotCustomer
Great dishwaher!
Great dishwasher! Easy to install, came with all necessary parts, and looks good. One suggestion is to buy the finish jet dry to assist with the drying process, it helps wonders.
by James
Everything it said it was.
Everything it said it was.
by Bg
2 people found this helpful
Brand new install never had diswasher in house fit perfectly in space of three drawers. Cleans d...
Brand new install never had diswasher in house fit perfectly in space of three drawers. Cleans dishes perfectly in hard water very quiet. You cant find dishwasher salt anywhere in NJ! Had to order ebay 18 for 4 pounds seems to work well without it though
by Joe
First Dishwasher Ever!!
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] We recently resurfaced and repainted our kitchen cabinets, and didn't have a dishwasher to begin with. We eliminated a cabinet in order to make room for this dishwasher. After multiple days researching the best dishwasher, Bosch seemed to be the best choice. Although it was pricier than others, I decided that the reviews were convincing enough to spend the extra couple hundred bucks! One month into it, and it was the best decision we ever made! I actually feel happy washing the dishes now, and my wife definitely appreciates the help! Best part is the dishes get cleaned very well and are left spot free!
by Gabriel R.
I bought a 1928 bungalow several years ago and while I love the house, the fact that it did not h...
I bought a 1928 bungalow several years ago and while I love the house, the fact that it did not have a dishwasher was the one thing that drove me a little crazy. I did not have space for a built in 24", so I researched the 18" units. I am very pleased with this purchase, and it seems to really get everything clean. It is pretty quiet and does not bother us in a small space. Overall very satisfied!
by Carybobear
4 people found this helpful
Love my Bosch dishwasher!
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I had to choose an 18 inch built-in dishwasher and couldn't have made a better choice. It is very quiet and cleans my dishes very well.
by DMarieH
I have a small kitchen and knew I wanted a narrow dishwasher to maximize cabinet space. I also kn...
I have a small kitchen and knew I wanted a narrow dishwasher to maximize cabinet space. I also knew I wanted a Bosch because they are so highly rated. This was a great choice for me. Not the cheapest option but based on its reputation for reliability to me it was worth it. Truly whisper quiet operation. A little odd with the controls. I had to read the manual to understand operation and I've had modern dishwashers in other houses. Mainly, and still I don't understand why, there is not a heated dry option. I've read the Bosch website and product manuals, and it is still not clear. Too clever for its own good is my opinion. Dishes dry though. The only things I am unhappy with is how tall the tub is and the layout of the racks. I have 12" plates and they hit the rack above no matter how high I adjust it. I think the AquaStop "leak control" tub underneath eats up valuable space. The center arms still spin but I've never had issues with my plates fitting a dishwasher before. It's also difficult to configure the dishwasher when loading. Everything comes out clean though. Warning be careful how much detergent you use. It is smaller. Overflowing the dispenser left a smell on my glasses. Had to run a rinse cycle to clear up. Otherwise happy with.
by SD
6 people found this helpful
This dishwasher was easy to install even in my unique case. It is very quiet in operation and cle...
This dishwasher was easy to install even in my unique case. It is very quiet in operation and cleans excellently! It exceeded my expectations. I would buy one like it again without question.
by ConE
1 person found this helpful
Bosch 16” Wide Dishwasher
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] A bit difficult to get, however worth the wait. Very quiet.The machine cleans very well.Great for a small household. No faults so far.
by Vnewman
Showing 1-10 of 262 reviews