Bosch KGE49BI40 vs Siemens IQ500

Bosch KGE49BI40
Siemens iQ500

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
Larger total net capacity Edit
The Bosch KGE49BI40 is a 407L total net capacity fridge freezer. That's 52L larger than the Siemens iQ500 (355L).
3dB quieter noise level Edit
The Bosch KGE49BI40 has a noise level of 34dB, however the Siemens iQ500 is a 37dB noise level fridge freezer (3dB louder).
Larger net fridge capacity Edit
The Bosch KGE49BI40 is a 296L net fridge capacity fridge freezer. That's 27L larger than the Siemens iQ500 (269L).
25L larger net freezer capacity Edit
The Bosch KGE49BI40 is a 111L net freezer capacity fridge freezer. That's 25L larger than the Siemens iQ500 (86L).
27h longer storage time during power failure Edit
The Bosch KGE49BI40 has a storage time during power failure of 44h, whereas the Siemens iQ500 is only a 17h storage time during power failure fridge freezer (27h shorter).
Cheaper by £14,280
The Bosch KGE49BI40 is £14,280.08 cheaper than the Siemens iQ500.
Cheaper to run by £9.40
Over five years the Bosch KGE49BI40 only costs £411.25 to run however the Siemens iQ500 costs £420.65 to run (2% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Bosch KGE49BI40 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+++", whereas the Siemens iQ500 has a rating of "A+++".
6 Reasons For
Fridge no frost Edit
The Siemens iQ500 features fridge no frost, however the Bosch KGE49BI40 does not feature fridge no frost.
Freezer no frost Edit
The Siemens iQ500 features freezer no frost, however the Bosch KGE49BI40 does not feature freezer no frost.
Bigger freezer capacity Edit
The Siemens iQ500 has a freezer capacity of 17kg/24h, but the Bosch KGE49BI40 is only a 15kg/24h freezer capacity fridge freezer (2kg/24h smaller).
Narrower Edit
Siemens iQ500 is 600mm wide, but the Bosch KGE49BI40 is a 700mm wide fridge freezer (100mm wider).
Lighter Edit
Siemens iQ500 is 84kg heavy, but the Bosch KGE49BI40 is a 102kg heavy fridge freezer (18kg heavier).
Energy efficiency rating is better
The Siemens iQ500 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+++", however the Bosch KGE49BI40 has a rating of "A+++".

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Does not feature fridge no frost Edit
The Bosch KGE49BI40 does not feature fridge no frost, however the Siemens iQ500 features fridge no frost.
Does not feature freezer no frost Edit
The Bosch KGE49BI40 does not feature freezer no frost, however the Siemens iQ500 features freezer no frost.
14% smaller freezer capacity Edit
The Bosch KGE49BI40 has a freezer capacity of 15kg/24h, however the Siemens iQ500 is a 17kg/24h freezer capacity fridge freezer (2kg/24h bigger).
15% wider Edit
The Bosch KGE49BI40 has a width of 700mm, however the Siemens iQ500 is a 600mm wide fridge freezer (100mm narrower).
18% heavier Edit
The Bosch KGE49BI40 has a weight of 102kg, however the Siemens iQ500 is an 84kg heavy fridge freezer (18kg lighter).
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Older by four months
The Bosch KGE49BI40 is four months older than the Siemens iQ500.
7 Reasons Against
52L smaller total net capacity Edit
The Siemens iQ500 is a 355L total net capacity fridge freezer. That's 52L smaller than the Bosch KGE49BI40 (355L).
3dB louder noise level Edit
The Siemens iQ500 has a noise level of 37dB, but the Bosch KGE49BI40 is a 34dB noise level fridge freezer (3dB quieter).
Smaller net fridge capacity Edit
The Siemens iQ500 is a 269L net fridge capacity fridge freezer. That's 27L smaller than the Bosch KGE49BI40 (269L).
30% smaller net freezer capacity Edit
The Siemens iQ500 is an 86L net freezer capacity fridge freezer. That's 25L smaller than the Bosch KGE49BI40 (86L).
2x shorter storage time during power failure Edit
The Siemens iQ500 has a storage time during power failure of 17h, however the Bosch KGE49BI40 is a 44h storage time during power failure fridge freezer (27h longer).
More expensive by £14,280
The Siemens iQ500 is £14,280.08 more expensive than the Bosch KGE49BI40.
£9.40 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the Siemens iQ500 costs £420.65 to run which is £9.40 more to run than the Bosch KGE49BI40. Show assumptions.

Date Released

32 months Ago 27 months Ago

Running Costs Over 10 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 411.25
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 411.25
Purchase price £ 719.92
Total cost of ownership £ 1,131.17
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 420.65
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 420.65
Purchase price £ 15,000.00
Total cost of ownership £ 15,420.65
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

2.0T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 2.0 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
52
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
2.1T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 2.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
54
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Design

Case Design
 Freestanding
 Freestanding
Colour
 Stainless steel
 Silver
 Stainless steel
 Silver
Door Hinge
 Right
 Right
Compressor
1 1
Shelve Material
 Glass
 Glass
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Control
 Touch
 Touch
Child Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Child lock
Door Opening Angle
90° Unknown - Click to provide data
Reversible Door
 Reversible door
 Reversible door

Performance

Total Net Capacity
407L
BEST
355L
Noise Level
34dB
BEST
37dB
Water Dispenser
 Water dispenser
Unknown - Click to provide data
Holiday Function
 Holiday function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Climate Class
 T
 SN
 SN (Subnormal)
 T (Tropical)
 SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical)
 T
 SN
 SN (Subnormal)
 T (Tropical)
 SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical)
Total Gross Capacity
422L Unknown - Click to provide data

Fridge

Net Fridge Capacity
296L
BEST
269L
Super Cool Function
 Super cool function
 Super cool function
Humidifier Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Humidifier function
Bottle Rack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bottle rack
Egg Balcony
 Egg balcony
 Egg balcony
Door Balcony
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vegetable Drawer
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Fridge Shelve Basket
5 5
Fridge Multi-Airflow System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Fridge multi-airflow system
Fridge Automatic Defrost Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Fridge automatic defrost function
Fridge No Frost
 Fridge no frost
 Fridge no frost
BEST
Lamp
 LED
 LED
Fridge Interior Light
 Fridge interior light
 Fridge interior light

Freezer

Net Freezer Capacity
111L
BEST
86L
Storage Time During Power Failure
44h
BEST
17h
Ice Cube Tray
 Ice cube tray
 Ice cube tray
Freezer Shelve/basket
3 3
Freezer Automatic Defrost
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Freezer automatic defrost
Freezer No Frost
 Freezer no frost
 Freezer no frost
BEST
Star Rating
4 4
Freezer Capacity
15kg/24h 17kg/24h
BEST
Gross Freezer Capacity
118L Unknown - Click to provide data
Freezer Position
 Bottom-placed
 Bottom-placed

Fresh Zone

Fresh Zone Compartment
 Fresh zone compartment
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Cable Length
2.4m 2.4m
Defrost Water Drain
 Defrost water drain
Unknown - Click to provide data
Adjustable Foot
 Adjustable foot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Temperature Alarm
 Temperature alarm
Unknown - Click to provide data
Door Open Alarm
 Door open alarm
 Door open alarm

Power

Electric Current
10A 10A
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
AC Input Voltage
 240
 240
Annual Energy Consumption
175kWh
BEST
179kWh
Connected Load
160W 160W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+++
 A+++

Weight & Dimensions

Width
700mm 600mm
BEST
Height
2,010mm 2,010mm
Depth
650mm 650mm
Weight
102kg 84kg
BEST
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