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Witten by Bernard Morgan (Engineer) & Adam Apperley (Marketing). Published: January 18, 2019. Updated: May 9, 2024

Best Combi Boiler in 2024

Finding the best combi boiler can be challenging, but it doesn’t need to be.

Boilerhut’s heating engineers have installed 1,000s of boilers since 2013. We’ve taken all this experience and knowledge to list the best combi boiler in 2024.

So what is the best combi boiler?

The best combi boiler - the Viessmann Vitodens 100-W Combi BoilerThe best combi boiler in 2024 is the Viessmann Vitodens 100-W Combi Boiler.

The Vitodens 100-W combi boiler is a fantastic boiler that is excellent value. It has high-quality internal parts and an industry-leading 12-year warranty. It is often cheaper than competitor alternatives. And with a stainless steel heat exchanger, it will keep its 94% efficiency for over 10 years.

The 100-W Combi boiler has been built to ensure we can look after you. With built-in WiFi, Boilerhut and Viessmann can monitor the boiler remotely to ensure smooth running. This often means fixing rare issues remotely.

It’s worth noting that the Viessmann Vitodens 200-W is a better boiler, but it is also much more expensive. The 100-W Combi wins over it’s bigger brother in most circumstances because of it’s affordability.


Not enough? Want to know more?

Below, we have gone through several categories for the best combi boilers.

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We offer great value, and we will continue to support you for the life of your combi boiler.

So why wait? Get a quote for the best combi boiler now. It’s free, and there is no obligation.


The best combi boilers are…

The best combi boiler

Our top 3 best combi boilers are:

  1. Viessmann 100-W Combi Boiler – the best of the best. Great efficiency, components and aftercare.
  2. Worcester Bosch Greenstar 8000 Combi Boiler – great reputation and the largest manufacturer in the UK. But they use aluminium heat exchangers.
  3. Alpha E-Tec Plus Combi Boiler – Great boiler with a stainless steel heat exchanger. But shorter warranty than the Viessmann or Worcester Bosch.

Viessmann Vitodens 100-W - Central Heating
  • Efficiency: 94% / A rated
  • Powers: 26kW, 30kW & 35kW
  • Warranty: 12 Years
  • Stainless Steel Heat Exchanger
  • WiFi for Fault Monitoring
  • 20% hydrogen-mix ready
Worcester Bosch 4000 25kW Combi Boiler - Caravan Boiler | Boilerhut
  • Efficiency: 94% / A rated
  • Warranty: 10 Years
  • Backlit screen
  • Great reputation
Alpha E-Tec Plus NX Combi Boiler - open front
  • Efficiency: 93% / A rated
  • Warranty: 10+ Years
  • Backlit screen
  • Great value
  • Stainless steel heat exchanger
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The most affordable combi boiler

Our top 3 most affordable combi boilers are:

  1. Alpha E-Tec Plus NX Combi Boiler – We’ll always try to choose a combi boiler with a stainless steel heat exchanger over aluminium. Alpha is a great brand with prices on the lower end.
  2. Worcester Bosch Greenstar 2000 Combi Boiler – Well-known model from the Greenstar range. The 2000 is a very capable combi boiler at a good price.
  3. Ideal Logic Max Combi Boiler – 10-year warranty, a well-known name and easy-to-use controls.
Alpha E-Tec NX Combi Boiler - Boiler Quote | Boilerhut
  • Efficiency: 93% / A rated
  • Warranty: 10+ Years
  • Backlit screen
  • Stainless steel heat exchanger
Worcester Bosch Greenstar 2000 | Detailed Review | Boilerhut
  • Efficiency: 93% / A rated
  • Warranty: 6 Years
  • Flow rate: 9 to 10.8 litres/minute

#3 Most affordable combi boiler – Ideal Logic Max Combi

Ideal Logic Max review | Boilerhut
  • Efficiency: 93% / A rated
  • Warranty: 10 Years
  • Backlit screen
  • Great value

The best combi boiler for large homes

Our top 3 combi boilers for large homes are:

  1. Viessmann Vitodens 111-W Storage Combi Boiler – The best combi boiler for larger homes. No need for an external tank as there is an integral 46-litre tank.
  2. Worcester Bosch 8000 Combi Boiler – A great and powerful boiler for larger homes. Has an aluminium heat exchanger, however.
  3. Viessmann Vitodens 222-F Storage Combi Boiler – A beast of a combi boiler. The 222-F would be number 1 but it’s very large and very expensive.
Vitodens 111-W 32kW Storage Combi Boiler
  • Efficiency: Up to 98% / A rated
  • Warranty: 10 Years
  • Stainless Steel Heat Exchanger
  • WiFi for Fault Monitoring
  • 46 litre internal hot water tank
Worcester Bosch 8000 45kW Style Combi Boiler Black - 2nd Best Combi Boiler for Large Homes
  • Efficiency: 94% / A rated
  • Warranty: 12 Years
  • Backlit screen
  • Great reputation
Viessmann Vitodens 222-F 19kW Storage Combi Boiler - Best combi boiler for large homes
  • 100 litre internal hot water tank
  • Efficiency: Up to 98% / A rated
  • Warranty: 10 Years
  • Stainless Steel Heat Exchanger
  • WiFi for Fault Monitoring

What makes a good combi boiler?

A good combi boiler is one that meets the specific needs of your household and property.

Choose the wrong size combi boiler and you will end up spending too much on your heating and hot water. Or you may not be delivered with the levels of hot water you need.

We have considered the following factors when looking at the best combi boiler: price, warranty, design, material quality, flow rate, customer feedback, customer service, awards and accolades.

One of the main factors when considering a combi boiler is efficiency. However, we look at efficiency over time, and this means that aluminium just doesn’t always cut it. Stainless steel heat exchangers are much more robust and won’t corrode like aluminium.

How much does a combi boiler cost?

For a full breakdown of the costs of new combi boilers, please read our guide >

A new combi boiler will cost between £750 to £3,500.

This is a wide range and is based on the boiler only. The average boiler costs approximately £1,300. Including installation, a boiler will cost around £2,700.

Many things can affect this cost. For example, if you want to move the boiler. Or if you need tanks removed from your loft or airing cupboard. Other costs include any new radiators, thermostatic radiator valves and required filters.

Boilerhut quotes include everything needed to install the boiler to the manufacturer’s specifications. So there are no surprises.

How much money will you save with a new combi boiler?

According to the Energy Saving Trust, you can save up to £590 a year on your heating bills. But you could save more depending on your home and which combi boiler you choose.

A bungalow could save up to £345 a year, mid-terraces, £320 and detached houses the full £590.

Is a combi boiler right for your property?

Combi boilers are suitable for most, but not all, properties.

Combi boilers are excellent for properties with limited amounts of space. This is because they don’t need external tanks.

However, combi boilers aren’t just for smaller properties. Combi boilers are now available for properties from a 1-bedroom flat to a 4-bedroom house.

The main consideration for a combi boiler is whether you will need simultaneous hot water taps or showers running. Combi boilers rely on incoming fresh water pressure and flow rate to feed showers and hot taps.

This means that the cold water pressure limits the amount of hot water that can be produced. the power of a boiler will also limit the hot water. This is because the boiler can only heat a certain amount of water every minute.

If you have high hot-water requirements, then you could consider a storage combi boiler. These have hot water tanks built-in and are a good step before looking at full system boilers. These require hot water tanks.

What are your next steps for a new combi boiler?

It’s easy. Get a free, no-obligation quote from Boilerhut. Our tool will quote you up to 4 boilers to choose from. We’ll then call you back to discuss the work in more detail to ensure the quote is correct.

Quotes include installation and everything required to meet the manufacturer’s specifications. And, because we can monitor your boiler we’ll be here for you for the next 10 years.


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Frequently asked questions

Easy. The Viessmann Vitodens 100-W Combi Boiler. It’s a fantastic boiler with a 12-year warranty and a stainless steel heat exchanger.

The Vitodens 200-W, the 100-W’s big brother, is a better combi boiler but it is more expensive. So including value, the 100-W wins.

Viessmann makes the Vitodens range, which is in our opinion, the best boiler available in the UK market today.

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