• Bosch corporate

Serie | 2 SMS40E08AU
Anti-fingerprint stainless steel finish
Freestanding 60 cm Dishwasher

ActiveWater - 3.5 Star WELS and 3 Star Energy.

  • VarioSpeed: The same great washing and drying results in up to half the time.
  • AquaStopPlus: 24/7 anti-flood protection. Guaranteed.
  • Child door lock: Prevents accidental opening of the dishwasher.
  1. Overview
  2. Reviews
  3. Technical specs
  4. Accessories
  5. Additional documents
  • CHOICE Recommended - SMS40E08AU Bosch SMS40E08AU Stainless Steel Freestanding Dishwasher ‘equal top performer.’

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  • ActiveWater technology This innovative rinsing technology maximises efficiency for excellent cleaning results. The water and energy is saved through targetted water distribution, optimised filter technology, faster heating and higher pump performance for increased water circulation.
  • AquaStop
    AquaStop The AquaStop system consists of a double-walled supply hose, a safety valve, as well as a floor sump with float switch, offering 100% protection against water damage. Guaranteed by Bosch.
  • LoadSensor
    LoadSensor The load weight is detected by a rotary speed sensor which recognizes the water level. For bigger loads, more water is needed to soak the dishes and the water level decreases. In that case more water is added. For smaller loads, less water is needed for rinsing. The load sensor provides for optimal water usage even for half loads or partial loads, saving water and electricity.
  • AquaSensor™ The AquaSensor™ helps you save even more water as it measures the amount of soiling at the end of the pre-rinse cycle, reusing water when it can, saving up to 20% for the entire wash.

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  • Automatic programs Water usage, water temperature and rinse time are adjusted exactly to suit the level of soiling. This provides best results while making the most of saving water and energy.
    Automatic programs

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  • Child lock on door A child-proof door lock prevents the door from being opened and the program being altered during the cycle. This prevents injuries caused by hot steam and accidental adjustments to the program settings.
    Child lock on door

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  • EcoSilence Drive™ To increase our cleaning efficiency we have developed the economical EcoSilence Drive™. It is exceptionally quiet, efficient and guarantees low electricity consumption. The EcoSilence Drive™ works without brushes, is ultra-silent and guarantees top results.
  • VarioSpeed™ express wash option
    VarioSpeed™ express wash option You can reduce the wash time by up to 50% with the VarioSpeed option. All this with best cleaning and drying results – as usual.
    VarioSpeed™ express wash option

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great dishwasherThis is a silent and very effective dishwasher with well-designed shelves that allow packing of awkwardly shaped items. Highly recommended. The only con is that it doesn't have a countdown screen so you can't tell how long it has to complete the cycle.
Date published: 2017-01-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great interiorPurchased a few weeks ago and so far so good. Love the interior layout of the Bosch dishwasher. So quiet when running too.
Date published: 2017-01-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from So far so goodIt is quieter than the previous d/washer we had, although it lasted us 20 years, I wonder how this one will go.
Date published: 2017-01-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent dishwasherSuper quiet and super efficient. So happy I bought this product. It is a lot bigger than the last dishwasher I had and also a lot quieter.
Date published: 2017-01-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Does not wash properlyI bought this dishwasher because of the recommendation of a friend who loves hers. But our doesn't wash properly the drawers keep coming out of the machine and the wheels come off regularly. Overall I am completely unsatisfied with this product.
Date published: 2017-01-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very spacious and quietReally good value dishwasher for small household. Spacious and quiet. Takes a lot of rinse aid and has had one bad clean but that could be due to user error. I would definitely recommend
Date published: 2016-12-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great productGreat product and easy to operate. Plenty of room. I only wish it had an indicator light to alert cycle complete.
Date published: 2016-12-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very quiet and roomy.This dishwasher is the best. So quiet and heaps of room for plenty of dishes. Wish i had bought one sooner.
Date published: 2016-12-16
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Technical specs

  • Capacity
    • 13 international place settings
    • Consumption rates
      • 3 Star energy rating, 3.5 Star WELS water rating
      • 13.5 litres water consumption per wash and 268kWh energy consumption, based on Eco 45°C program
      • Design
        • Freestanding Dishwasher - 60 cm wide
        • Anti-fingerprint stainless steel finish
        • Polinox inner tub
        • Effortless door closing
        • Front facing control display
        • Programme selector with integrated start button
        • Wash Programs and Options
          • 4 wash programs:
            Pots and Pans 70°C
            Auto 45-65°C
            Eco 45°C
            Quick wash 45°C
          • 1 special option:
            VarioSpeed™: Up to 50% faster wash time
          • Performance
            • ActiveWater™: Automatic load adjustment recognises the load condition in three steps and ensures that only the amount of electricity and water required for that load is used
            • DosageAssist™: Maximises the effectiveness of detergent tablets. The tablet is dropped into a specially engineered tray and is completely dissolved. For superior cleaning performance and a quieter wash.
            • EcoSilence Drive® quiet and energy-efficient brushless motor (BLDC)
              BLDC Main Pump: Variable water & spray pressure to achieve optimum cleaning results
              BLDC Drain Pump: Fast and extra quiet draining of water, no gargling sounds
            • AquaSensor™ technology: Regulates the water usage depending on the type and degree of soiling
              LoadSensor technology: Provides for optimal water usage even for half loads or partial loads, saving water and electricity
            • AutoBrilliance™: Automatic detergent and rinse aid sensor
            • 3 stage self-cleaning filter system
            • Alternating spray-arm washing
            • 5 Spray levels
            • Flexibility
              • Vario™ basket system
              • 2 folding plate racks in bottom basket
              • 2 foldable cup shelves in top basket
              • Cutlery basket in bottom basket
              • Convenience
                • Quiet: Operates at a noise level of 50dB
                • LED wash status indicator lights
                • Electronic delay timer: 3, 6 or 9 hours
                • Electronic rinse aid indicator
                • Safety
                  • AquaStop™ Plus: Water supply device with lifetime anti-flood protection
                  • Child door lock
                  • 2 year warranty
                  • Dimensions
                    • 845 mm x 600 mm x 600 mm
                    • Appliance height with top removed: 815 mm
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