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Last updated: 7th October, 2022


Viessmann Vitodens 050-W Combination Boiler Price Review

Viessmann Vitodens 050-W Combination Boiler Price Review

In this detailed review, we will determine whether this boiler is worthy.

The Viessmann Vitodens 050-W is a low-cost gas condensing combination boiler

This boiler has seen a lot of hype in this industry and it is becoming one of the most popular models available, especially for the Viessmann line.

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This combi boiler has been the winner of the Which? Best Buy for the past two years (2018 & 2019). It provides a commercial heating experience without instant hot water and some amazing benefits and features to boot, making it suitable for a wide range of properties.

The Viessmann 050 is amongst the top in our line-up of best combi boilers, alongside the other Viessmann combi boilers.

Why choose this boiler?

There are a lot of boilers to choose from when picking your new boiler, which is why we have created this viessmann 050 review. This detailed review of the Viessmann Vitodens 050-W 29kW Combination Boiler which highlights everything you need to know about this model so you can decide whether it really is worth the hype.

If you have a bit more budget and want to see what you that little extra cash will get you, take a look at the Viessmann Vitodens 100-W.

Main features of the Viessmann Vitodens 050-W Boiler:

Before we take an in-depth look at the boiler, here are some of its main features:

  • Digital user interface with LCD display

  • Huge 10-year warranty

  • Low cO2 emissions

  • Ultra compact design

  • Digital user interface with LCD display

  • Rated A for energy efficiency

  • Size: 707mm x 400mm x 350mm (HWD)

Additional Details

To determine how worthy of a gas boiler the Viessmann Vitodens 050 29kW Combination is, we need to take a close look at the features it has.

User Experiance

This gas combi boiler is renowned for the amazing tech and user experience it provides as it comes from one of the best companies in the business.

Viessmann has been a world leader in the commercial heating industry since the early 20th century. This is the name of a boiler that you can expect to see in some of the biggest properties in your city, including stadiums, movie theatres, and corporate buildings to name but a few.

Viessmann is the number one company name for boilers in Europe and just now becoming more mainstream in the UK. You can rest assured that you are getting quality when you order the Viessmann Vitodens 050-W 29kW & Combi.

Exceptional Quality

Not only does it come from such a well-established brand, but this combi boiler also boasts a range of unique and impressive benefits making it one of the best options available for all properties.

The Vitodens 050-W Gas Combi Boiler is a very compact model that measures just 707mm in height, ensuring that it can be installed in a range of properties and buildings.

It relies on a high-quality stainless steel Inox-Radical heat exchanger making it durable, effective and long-lasting. This ensures that this boiler is worth investing in – even though you will be very surprised at the low cost.

A-Rated Efficiency

The Vitodens 050-W has also been rated A for energy efficiency and produces low CO2 emissions to reduce its environmental impact so you can sleep well at night knowing you're doing your bit for the planet.

There is some amazing technology present on this combi boiler to make controlling it very easy and efficient for your needs.

Wireless Thermostat

This gas boiler can work well with wireless thermostat controls and other modern technology in this field to make your life a lot easier. It is important to note that these additional features may come with extra fees during installation.

The Viessmann Vitodens 050 W is compatible with all smart thermostats including the Nest and Hive.

Key Benefits

There are a lot of brilliant benefits to the Viessmann Vitodens 050 Combination Boiler, which is why it is one of the best in the market.


This is a powerful and reliable combination boiler that is made to be compact. It measures in total only 707mm tall, ensuring it can be installed into any home or property without you losing too much space.

At this size, you won't even know it is there, but you will certainly feel the benefits!

Digital Controls

Another key benefit to this combination boiler is the fact it can be controlled digitally. It has a clear and easy to read LCD display that you can use to find your desired temperature and even set up time controls.

This allows you to set up your boiler around your daily routine, so you will be able to keep your home warm and inviting whenever you need it most.


The Viessmann 050-W 29kW & 35kW Combination Boiler comes with a ten-year warranty with iHeat making it great value. Not only does this warranty play a huge role in the value of this boiler, but it is also reasonably priced.

With the Viessmann Vitodens 050-W 29kW & 35kW in your home, you will have instantaneous access to hot water. This is highly convenient and suitable for a range of different properties, making this boiler a brilliant choice for homes and businesses alike.

There are two options when it comes to this gas combi boiler as it is available in either 29kW or 35kW outputs.


This is how much a Viessmann Vitodens 050-W will cost you:

  • £720 (29kW) approximately

    £840 (35kW) approximately

    Boiler Only

  • Up to £2,000 approximately Boiler With Installation And Extras

Please note there are many variables which can change the price of your new boiler with installation such as your flue type, location and shape, you can get a fixed price with iHeat to see what this would cost you with no hidden costs..

When it comes to finding the best boiler for your property, you really do need to consider both the price of the actual boiler itself and the installation charges.

This will determine whether this boiler is suitable for your property and budget.

Prices for all Viessmann Vitodens 050-W models

Here is the prices for other Viessmann 050-W kW model variations.




Flow rate


Price w/ Installation

Vitodens 050-W 29


29 kW

12 l/min



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Vitodens 050-W 35


35 kW

14.3 l/min



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Please note the prices are all approximate and multiple variables may alter the final price

Great budget boiler

At around £2,000 for the boiler, installation and some extras that are available from this Viessmann 050 combination boiler is considered to be a budget option.

Why the Viessmann 050?

What sets it apart from everything else in this category is the fact the Vitodens 050-W comes with a high level of both quality and assurance. This is something that can be hard to find when looking into budget boilers, which is why this model is one of the best options available.

The ten-year warranty that is available for this boiler from Viessmann proves how much they stick by the quality of their product.

This is a massive period of time and gives customers a high level of assurance when it comes to support and repairs, should they be need during this time.

Installation Cost

The cost of installation of the Vitodens 050-W may differ if you are choosing to have some technical extras added, such as smart thermostats and controls.

Nonetheless, at such a great deal, it is likely that you will have money left over for such things.

Download PDF Manuals

Here you can download the technical and service manuals for the Viessmann Vitodens 050-W


Manual Type


Vitodens 050-W

Technical Manual

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Vitodens 050-W

Installation & Service Instructions

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Vitodens 050-W

Parts List

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Data Sheet: Things To Note

There are some amazing features and data surrounding this boiler that make it one of the best available from Viessmann.

Here are all the key benefits and data you should know about the Viessmann Vitodens 050-W combination boiler before purchasing:

  • Low-cost gas condensing boiler

  • Low CO2 emissions

  • Rated A for energy efficiency

  • Low operating noise

  • 10-year warranty provided from brand

  • Compatible with smart thermostats and controls

  • LCD display / digital user interface

  • Stainless steel cylinder burner

  • 12 - 13.4 l/min flow rate

  • Instantaneous hot water

  • A compact boiler at 707mm in height

  • DHW output ratings of 5.9 (35kW boiler)

  • Stainless steel Inox-Radial heat exchanger (high-quality and rust resistant)

Should You Buy This Boiler?

The Viessmann Vitodens 050-W is one of the best gas models available and comes at a competitive price.

Viessmann is one of the best names in the business and it is likely that you have already experienced their high quality of products and efficiency. They are the top boiler brand in Europe, its very hard for other boiler brands to compete with them in Europe especially Germany.

The Viessmann Vitodens 050 W boiler comes at an unbeatable price of around £2,000 for the boiler, installation, and extras, making it suitable for most budgets.

If your boiler is not working then this boiler would be a suitable replacement for many small / average size homes

What am I paying for?

Just because you aren’t paying a lot doesn’t mean that you cannot expect quality.

This compact boiler is made to such a high quality that the company has provided a ten-year warranty for all customers with iHeat, this is a very hard perk to find anywhere else.

It has a stainless steel heat exchanger which is a very high-quality feature that is rust-resistant and more durable than aluminium - which is used in even high-end boilers.

The Viessmann Vitodens 050-W provides instantaneous hot water and it is a model you can rely on.

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