European dishwashers tend to be quieter and more water efficient. American dishwashers have a soft food disposer versus a washable filter for the European. American dishwashers are a bit deeper and can hold more, but European dishwashers will sit flush and look better aesthetically.
We guess you need a premium-grade dishwasher and you feel torn apart between your options for that purchase?
Worry not, because according to our expert Bosch Benchmark and Asko should be 2 of the 3 considerations. They are two very different companies. Although they both wash dishes, the components, reliability and even country of origin varies greatly.
We will look at both companies, similarly priced dishwashers and then compare. First, however, we should describe the difference between American and European dishwashers.
Compared back to back:
Larger place settings
Heated dry cycle
Hard food disposal