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Last Updated on November 22, 2023

Viessmann Vitodens 200-W Gas Boiler Review

The Viessmann Vitodens 200-W is a powerful and popular boiler that has been awarded Which? Best Buy Status in 2017, 2018 and 2019.

In this review, our engineers at Boilerhut have taken a look at this boiler in detail and have provided their thoughts about it.

Technical Specification:

Manufacturer Viessmann
Model Vitodens 200-W
Condensing Yes
Efficiency Rating 98%
Energy Efficiency Class A Rated
LPG Compatible Yes
Warranty Up to 10-year comprehensive warranty*
Central Heating Max. Output 35 kW
Mounting Wall Mounted
Weight BK2B30kW & 35kW: 34.5kg


19kW & 26kW: 41kg, 30kW: 43kg, 35kW: 47kg

Dimensions B2HB: 850 mm (Height) x 450mm (Width) x 360mm (Depth)

Key Features:

  • Highly energy efficient with up to 98% of the fuel used being converted into heat
  • Quiet operation, operating at just 39dB due to the low fan speed
  • Compact dimensions
  • 7-inch colour touchscreen
  • Built-in weather compensation
  • Can be integrated with smart thermostats such as Nest and Tado and controlled via a smartphone
  • Environmentally responsible MatriX cylinder burner
  • Inox-Radial stainless steel heat exchanger
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With Viessmann’s experience dealing with high-efficiency technology, there is an option of this gas condensing boiler ideal for:

  • Detached houses
  • Semi-detached houses
  • Apartment buildings

Easy control

Comes fitted with a large touchscreen display allowing for easy control. This boiler can also be controlled remotely using your smartphone and Viessmann’s Vitotrol app, which allows for remote internet-controlled heating operation of the heating circuit.

In addition to providing control of the system, the Vitotrol app will also react accordingly to where you are in relation to the property. So for instance, if you’re leaving the property, you can lower the temperature with just a simple command.

On top of this, the app The Vitodens 200 can also be used with Viessmann’s ViCare app which can automatically notify an engineer should a fault be detected in the system and will also provide tips on how you can save energy.

In addition to its compatibility with Viessmann’s apps, the Vitodens 200-W is also compatible with smart thermostats such as Tado, Nest and Hive.

Equipped with Viessmann’s patented Inox-Radial stainless steel heat exchanger

As with all of the other boilers in the Viessmann range, one of the standout features of the Vitodens 200-W is that it is fitted with Viessmann’s patented Inox-Radial stainless steel heat exchanger. This makes the boiler extremely durable and offers a corrosion-resistant solution that competitor boilers featuring aluminium heat exchangers can’t match. This is due to stainless steel being highly resistant to corrosion for many pH levels.  Whilst with aluminium heat exchangers, if the proper fluids are not used to produce and maintain a narrow pH range, it can corrode much faster. and your heat exchanger will be permanently damaged – costing you more in the long run.

Quiet operation

You can always appreciate the visual quality of the Viessmann Vitodens 200-W with its sleek and professional look, but it’s also a very quiet piece of technology. With its internal design allowing it to operate at a noise level of only 39 decibels at a maximum of 26 kW, it works at a perfectly acceptable volume, even in busier areas of the house such as the kitchen.

Highly energy efficient

Operating at up to 98% efficiency, the Viessmann Vitodens 200-W is one of the most efficient boilers currently available to purchase in the UK.

Weather Compensation

Supporting the Vitodens 200-W’s efficiency is its use of Weather Compensation technology. This works by installing a sensor positioned on a north-facing wall that picks up information on the temperature outside. When there are changes in the outside temperature, the boiler will compensate by increasing or decreasing the temperature accordingly.

Suitable for installation in multiple locations

Due to its compact dimensions, the Vitodens 200-W is suitable for wall mounting in a typical airing cupboard or a kitchen recess.

Easy to maintain

Not only this, but it is extremely easy to maintain. All components are accessible through the front, allowing regular services to be a very easy process.

No need for an LPG conversion kit

As it is equipped with a Lambda Pro Control Plus combustion controller, there is no need for an LPG conversion kit with the Vitodens 200-W. Instead, the boiler will automatically adapt to the properties of different gas types (natural gas, LPG, biogas) and will ensure consistently high energy efficiency.

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Our thoughts:

Overall Rating: 9.5/10

Cost-Effectiveness: 10/10

Energy Efficiency: 9.5/10

The Viessmann Vitodens 200 provides no-nonsense heating and the best engineering design in the boiler marker. It provides this heating at an unprecedented level of efficiency, saving you money and cutting your energy consumption.

We highly recommended this boiler and as it is available as both a combi boiler and a system boiler in a range of outputs, it is suitable for many different property sizes. Our Gas Safe registered boiler installers can install your vitodens 200 both quickly and efficiently.

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