The Ideal Vogue Max Combi is a great value gas condensing combination boiler with high-quality components and super-long guarantee.
Well-built and reasonably priced, the Ideal Vogue Max Combi is an extremely good value for money combination boiler that has become a real hit with customers and engineers across the UK. In addition to being very easy to install and service, this boiler features a range of premium parts to ensure quiet operation and outstanding performance. It also comes with an unbelievably generous warranty to offer even more value and complete peace of mind.
How Much Does this Boiler Cost?
Vogue Max Combi prices start at roughly £1,109 and go up to £1,340, depending on whether you need the 26kW, 32kW or 40kW model. On top of the boiler expense, you’ll have to pay for the installation as well. The fitting cost tends to vary quite a lot from one installer to the next, so we suggest you shop around to see if you can save some money. It’s always a good idea to ask each company or installer for a fixed price that includes both the boiler and installation.
How will I know if this Boiler is Suitable for My Home?
The Vogue Max Combi is a combi boiler (or combination boiler) and does not require any extra parts, such as a cold water tank or hot water storage cylinder. Because they can provide heating and hot water all by themselves, combi boilers are commonly found in flats and houses where space is restricted. As combi boilers provide instant hot water and only heat the water you use, they’re also very economical. When it comes to the Vogue Max Combi series, there are three models available to suit the needs of small, medium and even large-sized homes.
It’s so important that you choose the correct type of boiler for your home, which is why we always recommend you consult a Gas Safe registered engineer prior to making a purchase. Whilst giving you advice on the best boiler type, your chosen engineer can also let you know the right heat output (boiler size) for your property and requirements.
Is it a High Efficiency Boiler?
Yes, the Ideal Vogue Max Combi is ErP compliant for both heating and hot water and has a SEDBUK rating of 91%. So, if you go on to select this boiler, you’ll get an A-rated product that can save you some cash on your annual fuel bills and help to reduce your carbon footprint at home. Further energy and cost savings can be made when you chose one of Ideal’s optional controls or accessories. The brand’s most popular control option is the Alexa compatible Touch Connect app-controlled thermostat that can be controlled using a smartphone.
Does this Boiler have a Good Range of Controls and Features?
This boiler does have a good selection of controls and large rotary dials that are concealed behind a cover, along with a 3.5-inch colour backlit LCD display with graphics and plain text. If the boiler develops a fault, the display will show a fault mode and offer text support for your engineer as well. There’s also a service timer and display, which is designed to let you know when your annual service is due. Additionally, the boiler has built-in frost protection, a user-friendly pressure gauge and a high-quality Ideal system filter.
How long is the Warranty on this Boiler?
The Vogue Max Combi comes with a fab 10-year parts and labour warranty as standard, but this can be extended to 12 years if the boiler is installed and serviced by a Max Accredited installer.
Ideal Vogue Max Combi Boiler Prices and Sizes
|Model||Type||Dimensions||Maximum Flow Rate||Output||Efficiency Rating||Typical Price|
|Vogue Max Combi 26||Combi||H – 700 mm|
W – 395 mm
D – 278 mm
|10.6 l/min||26 kW||A 90% and above||£1109|
|Vogue Max Combi 32||Combi||H – 700 mm|
W – 395 mm
D – 278 mm
|13.1 l/min||32 kW||A 90% and above||£1225|
|Vogue Max Combi 40||Combi||H – 700 mm|
W – 395 mm
D – 278 mm
|16.4 l/min||40 kW||A 90% and above||£1340|
Summary of Important Information
- Priced between £1,109 and £1,340
- Heating output of 26kW, 32kW or 40kW
- Hot water flow rates of 10.6, 13.1 or 16.4 litres per minute
- Dimensions of 700mm (H) x 395mm (W) x 278mm (D)
- Uses gas as its fuel source
- A-rated for efficiency
- Smart compatible
- 10-year warranty as standard
Pros and Cons
By giving away such a long manufacturer guarantee with the option to extend, it’s clear to us that Ideal is confident in the quality and reliability of the Ideal Vogue Max Combi – and the brand has every right to be. The boiler offers everything you would expect from the more expensive boiler brands, yet it somehow manages to be a lower-cost option. We honestly have nothing negative to say, so you won’t find any cons in this section.
- Ideal boilers have a good overall Which? score of 69%
- Fits in a kitchen cupboard
- Suited to small, medium and large-sized homes
- No need for separate cylinder or loft tanks
- Easy to install, use and service
- Frost protection – protects boiler when installed in a garage or basement
- Service timer with telephone display – reminds you when your annual boiler service is due
- High-quality Ideal system filter – improves boiler efficiency and keeps running costs low
- Provides maximum energy efficiency – reduce fuel bills and carbon emissions
- Compatible with a range of Ideal controls – improves efficiency and performance
- Compatible with the Touch Connect app-based thermostat – Alexa compatible device that allows you to manage and control your heating from a smartphone
- Works with LPG if required – perfect for properties off the gas grid
- 10-year warranty
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