Model number (SKU)

Bosch 12 Place Dishwasher White SMS40E12ZA

The ActiveWater 60 with VarioSpeed: Rinses and dries your dishes thoroughly in half the time.

Special Price R4,295.00 Regular Price R4,895.00

Product description:

Whether you’re in the market to upgrade your dishwasher or you're purchasing your first one, buying a dishwasher can be intimidating. It’s not just about choosing the features, size and design you prefer. There are several other factors that need to be considered before purchasing your next dishwasher. For example, your lifestyle. As much as entertaining your guests is great, the cleaning up part is never easy. With the Bosch 12 Place Dishwasher, you can forget about having to face an overflow of dishes, as it offers four washing programmes with a water consumption of 16 litres. It’s an A class energy unit which also offers a three-year guarantee, water protection against flooding and a low noise level of 54db.

Additional product information

Capacity: 12 place settings

Energy Efficiency Class: A+

Noise level: 52 dB (re 1 pW)freestanding, can be built under

4 programmes: Normal 65 °C, Eco

50 °C, Quick wash 45 °C, Pre-Rinse

1 Special option: VarioSpeed

DosageAssist detergent dispenser

Load Sensor

Auto 3-in-1 detergent detection for best rinsing and washing results

Stainless steel/Polinox drum

LED salt refill indicator

LED rinse aid refill indicator

Cutlery basket in lower rack

2 foldable cup shelves in top basket

Dimensions of the product (HxWxD): 84.5 x 60 x 60 cm

Multiple water protection: for optimum security against flooding.

Eco Silence Drive: powerful, durable, quiet and efficient.

Glass protection technology:  extra gentle handling for your delicate glasses.

Dosage Assist: optimum results thanks to effective dissolving of the cleaner tab.


Capacity: 12 place settings

Energy Efficiency Class: A

A rated performance for washing and A for drying

Programmes / functions

3 temperatures

4 programmes: Normal 65 °C, Economy

50 °C, Quick Wash 45 °C, Pre Rinse

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Connection rating (W)   2400 W

Built-in / Free-standing   Free-standing

Length electrical supply cord (cm)    170.0 cm

Total annual energy consumption (kWh) 220 days, 253 kWh

Noise level (dB(A) re 1 pW) 52dB

Voltage (V)    220-240 V

Total annual water consumption (litres) 220 days, 3,520 litres

Water consumption (litres)    14.00 litres

Net weight (kg)    42.000 kg


Width of the product (mm) 600

Height 845 

Installation typology Built-under

Number of place settings 12 

Water consumption 14.0

Energy efficiency class A+

Home Connect 

List of programmes Economy, Normal, Pre-Rinse, Quick wash

Additional operational options VarioSpeed

Digital countdown indicator 

Noise level (dB(A) re 1 pW) 52

Interior light 

Removable top

Length electrical supply cord (cm) 175

Length outlet hose (cm) 190

Construction type

Control panel shape Bosch initial class

Color / Material body White

Color / Material panel White

Construction type Free-standing

Door panel options Not possible

Drying system Inherent heat

Height 845

Hidden heating element 

Installation typology Built-under

Removable top 

Tub material Plastic

Water softener (kWh) 

Width of the product (mm) 600

Size and weight

Height of removable worktop (mm) 815

Number of Options 1

Adjustable plinth 

Net weight (kg) 42.0


List of programmes Economy, Normal, Pre-Rinse, Quick wash

Name, programme 1 Normal

Name, programme 2 Economy 

Name, programme 3 Quick Wash

Name, programme 4 Pre Rinse

Programme duration, programme1 (min.) 140

Programme duration, programme2 (min.) 195

Programme duration, programme3 (min.) 29

Programme duration, programme4 (min.) 15
Reference programme Eco

Number of different wash temperatures 

Temperature, programme 1 (°C) 65

Temperature, programme 2 (°C) 50 

Temperature, programme 3 (°C) 45 

Temperature, programme 4 (°C) 

Glass protection techn.

Surge-back protect. installed

Water protection system Total system

Consumption values

Glass protection techn.
Energy consumption (kWh) 1.02

Cleaning performance 

Drying performance A

Energy consumption, programme1 (kWh) 1.4

Energy consumption, programme2 (kWh) 1.02

Energy consumption, programme3 (kWh) 0.8

Energy consumption, programme4 (kWh) 0.05 

Water consumption, programme 1 (l) 15

Water consumption, programme 2 (l) 14

Water consumption, programme 3 (l) 11

Water consumption, programme 4 (l) 4

Water consumption 14.0

Maximum temperature for water intake (°C) 60 °C\

Connection rating (W) 2,400

Length electrical supply cord (cm) 175 

Current (A) 10 A 

Length inlet hose (cm) 165

Length outlet hose (cm) 190 

Plug type South Africa plug

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