Worcester Bosch 2000 boiler review
A Worcester Bosch combi boiler for the masses is finally here. The new Greenstar 2000 combi boiler is affordable yet full of renowned Worcester reliability.
If your looking for a new boiler that delivers from a top brand then the Worcester Bosch Greenstar 2000 combi boiler should be at the top of your list.
And if you think you might not be able to afford a replacement boiler from one of the best manufacturers, then think again.
Worcester Bosch Greenstar 2000 combi boiler – Full guide
Everyone can now have a Worcester Bosch boiler keeping them warm all year round. This natural gas Worcester Bosch 2000 model is primed to take the market by storm.
The Worcester 2000 combi boiler is aimed at people wanting to get a great boiler at a cheap boilers price. Being a Which? recommended boiler & rated excellent on Trust Pilot, it has all the accreditations it needs already.
Worcester Bosch 2000 combi boiler review
In this Worcester Bosch 2000 review, we will delve into what makes this a good combi boiler, what makes it a great combi boiler, and what makes it a bad combi boiler.
There must be something bad? With its low price tag, decent warranty, and varying outputs, we will try and give you every reason to buy this boiler.
It may not be the right boiler for your home, it’s not a fancy boiler and it doesn’t have the longest of warranties, but it does exactly what it was designed to do – be a reliable low-cost heating solution.
Worcester Bosch Greenstar 2000 boiler: specification review
These combi boilers are designed to be compact, quiet, and efficient – and guess what, they’re all three.
Here is some great information on this boiler to see if the Worcester 2000 boiler is right for your home.
How big is the Worcester Bosch 2000?
No one wants a combi boiler to take up unnecessary space, and many people install a boiler in a kitchen cupboard or similar.
With dimensions of 724 x 300 x 400, the Worcester Bosch 2000 combi boiler will slot nicely into most kitchen cupboards. We always suggest you check if it will fit first!
How noisy is the Worcester Bosch 2000 combi?
At just 43 Decibels it is Worcesters quietest combi boiler, which is great if you intend on replacing a boiler that is in a kitchen cupboard or near living space.
No noisy boiler whirring away whilst you watch that tense thriller on a winter’s night.
How energy efficient is the Worcester Bosch 2000 combi boiler?
If efficiency and being green is your thing, then this gas condensing combi boiler has an efficiency rating of 93% and is A-rated for both heating and hot water.
No ridiculous gas or electricity bills from this gas combi boiler.
The Worcester 2000 is available in 2 different outputs – 25kw & 30kw
Deciding on whether or not these combi boilers are right for your home essentially comes down to whether they can cope with the hot water demand.
This is where the amount of radiators, occupants, and bathrooms really need to be taken into consideration.
The Worcester Bosch 2000 range comes in 2 different outputs – 25kw and 30kw.
Worcester Bosch 2000 25kW combi boiler
This combi boiler will be better suited to smaller homes with lower hot water demand.
This would usually include up to 4 occupants with 1 bathroom and around 10 radiators.
Basically, this is the less powerful of the two, so any more than this it may struggle to keep the hot water as hot as you want it to be at the taps and radiators further away from the boiler.
Worcester Bosch 2000 30kW combi boiler
These combi boilers are more powerful, therefore are suited for small to medium-sized homes with increased demand.
As they are combi boilers, both will struggle to run 2 bathrooms at once, so we suggest that you consider a different type of boiler such as a system boiler if there is potential for 2 showers or baths to be running at once.
|Worcester Bosch Greenstar 2000 Combi Boiler||25kW||30kW|
|Type||Natural Gas Combi Boiler||Natural Gas Combi Boiler|
|Warranty||5 Years (Extendable to 6 years)||5 Years (Extendable to 6 years)|
|Width (mm) x Height (mm) x Depth (mm)||400 x 724 x 300||400 x 724 x 300|
|ErP Space Heating Efficiency rating||A-Rated||A-Rated|
|ErP Water Heating Efficiency rating||A-Rated||A-Rated|
|Noise Level||43 DB||43 DB|
|Flow Rate||9 L/min||10.8 L/min|
|Wall Mounting Internal Boiler||Yes||Yes|
Worcester Bosch Greenstar 2000 combi boiler prices
You may now be thinking ‘just tell me how much these combi boilers are!’ So we will. Check out our pricing table for these boilers.
You will notice the 30kW combi boiler costs more, this is standard across any boiler range for the more powerful boilers to cost more.
|Boiler Make||Model||Output||Energy Rating||Boiler Type||Boiler Price Including Installation|
|Worcester Bosch||Greenstar 2000 Style||25 kW||A-rated||Combi Boiler||£1,689|
|Worcester Bosch||Greenstar 2000 Style||30 kW||A-rated||Combi Boiler||£1,789|
Remember, even though this is a budget boiler, you can still spread the cost of any boiler with boiler finance.
Best Worcester Bosch 2000 combi boiler design features & controls
Whilst just saying that the Worcester 2000 boiler is a great boiler is all good and well, let’s take a look at some of the main features that make them what they are.
The C6 heat exchangers
The Worcester 2000 has been hit with a brand new heat exchanger which is a development on their legendary WB3 heat exchange which has warmed homes for years.
This part of the boiler comes with a 10-year guarantee! To help save the environment, this heat exchanger can modulate right down to 4.8kW too.
Quick tap feature to save water
This is a new feature that means a customer can open one of their taps and close it straight away, which triggers the boiler into action.
30 seconds later the boiler will have hot water instantly ready. No need to run the tap and wastewater putting your finger under to test it!
Easy access with removable side panels
Not really an interesting feature, but should you ever have any issues with your boiler at least you know the Gas Safe engineer will be able to easily access your boiler.
The parts are also made to be easily removed and replaced should they ever need to be!
Boiler controls & thermostats
Probably the most important bit! being able to change your settings, increase the temperature of your home and set timers is the most common use of any boiler.
The Worcester 2000 can be used with the wireless Bosch EasyControl smart thermostat or any of their other wireless thermostats such as the Comfort+ II.
These are all covered with the Worcester 2000 guarantee.
Worcester 2000 boiler warranty
The Worcester Bosch 2000 combi boiler comes with a standard 5 years warranty.
In the combi boiler world, this isn’t that great considering that there are many boilers, especially Worcester Bosch ones that come with a standard 10-year warranty or guarantee, which can be extended to 12 years.
These longer warranties are obviously reflected in the price you pay for other boilers such as the Worcester Bosch Greenstar 4000 which is about £200 more or the Worcester Bosch Greenstar 8000 which is about £700 more.
You can extend your Worcester Bosch 2000 warranty to 6 years by adding a Greenstar System Filter to your boiler installation, but we don’t think that still quite cuts it.
However, with Boiler Central, they can offer up to 8 Years exclusive warranty on both Worcester 2000 models!
Worcester Bosch 2000 – Our review & conclusion
Is the Worcester Bosch 2000 combi boiler a good boiler? Yes.
Is it a great boiler? Yes.
Is it value for money? Most definitely.
When all these things are taken into consideration it all boils down to what is the best combi boiler for your home.
If you have a smaller home, an apartment, or something similar, then this might just be the perfect boiler for your home.
It’s probably the best boiler in the budget boiler price range, and it’s a Worcester Bosch, so you know it will be built properly even with the new boiler cost being at the lower end of the market.
Other boilers & manufacturers to consider
There are cheaper boilers such as the Alpha E-Tec which comes with a longer warranty for over £100 less, but it’s not from a top manufacturer.
On the other hand, there is the Viessmann Vitodens 050-W combi boiler.
Viessmann boiler engineers superb boilers and the Vitodens 050 is bang there when compared to the Worcester 2000 and it comes with a longer warranty – 10 years!
The Viessmann is slightly more expensive than the Worcester, but for 4 more years of stress-free heating, it could be worth it! Read our Viessmann boiler prices guide for more information.