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Bosch SPE53U55UC 300 Series 18" Dishwasher, Water Softener, ADA - Stainless Steel

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Product Highlights
  • Quiet 46 dBA Sound Level, ENERGY STAR Rated
  • Water Softener to Eliminate Spots, AquaStop Plus for Flood Protection
  • RackMatic - Easy Adjustment
  • Sanitize, Delay Start
  • 9 Place Settings
  • 4 Wash Cycles
  • This model does NOT have 3rd Rack
Brand:
Series:
300
Capacity:
9 Place Settings
Cycles:
4
Color:
Stainless Steel
Width:
17 5/8"
Depth:
22 9/16"
Height:
32 1/16"
Accepts Custom Panels:
No
Volts:
120 Volts
Amps:
15
CEE Rating:
Tier I
Energy Star Rated:
Yes
Unit Width:
17 5/8"
Unit Height:
32 1/16"
Unit Depth:
22 9/16"
Noise Level:
46 dB
Wash Cycles:
4
Our Review of the Bosch 300 Series 18" Dishwasher, Water Softener, Energy Star, Quiet at 46 dB, ADA

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About the Bosch SPE53U55UC
SPE53U55UC | Bosch 300 Series 18" Dishwasher, Water Softener - Stainless Steel
Key Features
RackMatic System
  • The RackMatic system adjusts top rack in just one step, even when loaded.
  • It also allows for up to 9 rack positions for ultimate loading flexibility.
Quietest Dishwasher
  • Based on an average of sound ratings of full size stainless steel tub dishwashers in major brands.
Flexible Silverware Basket
  • The basket snaps together either back to back or end to end.
  • Splits in two halves that may be placed in a variety of positions in the lower rack.
  • Performance
4 Wash Cycles and Options
  • Wash Cycles include heavy, auto, rinse and normal.
  • Wash Options include delay start, delicate, sanitize and extra shine.
ActiveTab Tray
  • Innovatively designed and integrated into the middle of the dishwasher.
  • Helps dissolve detergent tablets more efficiently and effectively.
Water Softener
  • Ensures optimally spot-free and shiny dishes.
  • Bosch's water softener removes hard water spots caused by lime deposits.
  • Softens water to the appropriate level for superior washing results.
AquaStop Plus
  • A Bosch exclusive, AquaStop Plus detects leaks in the solid molded base of the dishwasher.
  • It shuts down operation and automatically pumps out water so it cannot make contact with the floor.
  • Additionally, an electro valve at the water tap and a double-walled hose system makes AquaStop Plus the most comprehensive safety system available.
Sanitize Option
  • The sanitize option can be added to any cycle.
  • Achieves the National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) standards of cleanliness. Operates at higher temperatures to eliminate 99.9% of bacteria.
  • The sanitize option enhances drying results as well.
Variable Spray Pressure
  • Higher and lower spray pressure allows for better load customization.
  • Provides enhanced cleaning performance based on the cycle that is selected.
  • Greatly increases the lower rack's loading versatility.
Specifications of the Bosch SPE53U55UC
Specifications:
Wash Cycye List
Heavy, Auto, Normal, Rinse & Hold
Warranty
1 Year Parts & Labor
Drying Technology
PureDry
Minimum Cabinet Opening Depth
24"
Minimum Cabinet Opening Height
32 1/8"
Minimum Cabinet Opening Width
17 3/4"
Wash Options
Delicate, Sanitize, 24H Delay Start, ExtraDry
Water Softener
Yes
Series
300
Water Heating
Yes
Noise Level
46 dB
Wash Features
Sound Level
46 dB
Heavy Duty Wash
Yes
Sensor Clean
No
China/Crystal Setting
Yes
Quick Wash Setting
No
NSF Certified Rinse
Yes
High Temperature Wash
Yes
Hard Food Disposer
No
Delay Start
Yes
Cycles
4
Features
Third Rack Type
No
Rinse Aid Dispenser
Yes
Number of Spray Arms
2
Stainless Interior
Yes
Cutlery Tray
No
WiFi Connected
No
Fold-Down Tines
No
Adjustable Upper Rack
Yes
Control Style
Full Console
Electronic Display
Yes
Stainless Steel Interior
Yes
Control Type
Digital
Water Filtration
Yes
Capacity
9 Place Settings
Appearance
Color
Stainless Steel
Accepts Panels
No
Type
Built In
Product Information
Brand
Bosch
UPC
825225911647
Model
SPE53U55UC
Dimensions
Height
32 1/16 Inch
Depth
22 9/16 Inch
Width
17 5/8 Inch
Technical Details
Annual Water Consumption
623.5
Water Usage
2.9
Annual Energy Consumption
259
Voltage
120 Volts
Amps
15
Approved for Outdoor Use
No
ADA Compliant
Yes
CEE Rating
Tier I
Energy Star Rated
Yes
Star-K Certified
No
Dimensions & Weight
Product Depth
22 9/16"
Product Width
17 5/8"
Inlet Hose Length
65"
Net Weight
72 Lbs.
Product Height
32 1/16"
Performance
Delay Start
24 Hours
Leak Protection
24/7 AquaStop® Plus
Water Softener
Ensures Cleaning Results
ActiveTab™ Tray
Optimizes Detergent Dissolving
Spray Pressure
Variable
Sanitize Option
Eliminates Bacteria
Silverware Basket
Flexible
Adjustable Upper Rack
RackMatic®
Five-Level Wash
Yes
Concealed Heating Element
Yes
Wash Cycles and Options
Number of Wash Options
4
Wash Cycles
Heavy, Auto, Rinse and Normal
Number of Wash Cycles
4
Wash Options
Delay Start, Delicate, Sanitize and Extra Shine
Installation Requirements
Frequency
60 Hz
Volts
120 V
Amperage
12 A
Watts
1300 W
Overview
Display
LED
Color Appearance
White, Black, Stainless Steel
Capacity
9 Place Settings
Tub Material
Stainless steel
Cutout Dimensions
Cutout Height
32 1/8"
Cutout Depth
24"
Cutout Width
17 3/4"
Efficiency
Energy Efficiency Class
Tier 1
Energy Star Rated
Yes
Total Annual Water Consumption
624 Gallons
Total Annual Energy Consumption
259 kWh
General
Manufacturer
Bosch
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