Bosch KCE40AW40 vs Bosch KGN34VL20G

Bosch KCE40AW40
Bosch KGN34VL20G

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Reasons For

9 Reasons For
Moderately larger total net capacity Edit
The Bosch KCE40AW40 has a total net capacity of 302L, but the Bosch KGN34VL20G is only a 277L total net capacity fridge freezer (25L smaller).
11% quieter noise level Edit
The Bosch KCE40AW40 is a 38dB noise level fridge freezer. That's 4dB quieter than the Bosch KGN34VL20G (42dB).
15% larger net fridge capacity Edit
The Bosch KCE40AW40 has a net fridge capacity of 214L, however the Bosch KGN34VL20G is only a 184L net fridge capacity fridge freezer (30L smaller).
Four fridge shelves baskets Edit
The number of fridge shelves baskets on the Bosch KCE40AW40 is four, but the Bosch KGN34VL20G only has three fridge shelves baskets.
Longer storage time during power failure Edit
The Bosch KCE40AW40 is a 35h storage time during power failure fridge freezer. That's 21h longer than the Bosch KGN34VL20G (14h).
29% bigger freezer capacity Edit
The Bosch KCE40AW40 is a 14kg/24h freezer capacity fridge freezer. That's 4kg/24h bigger than the Bosch KGN34VL20G (10kg/24h).
Door open alarm Edit
The Bosch KCE40AW40 has a door open alarm, whereas the Bosch KGN34VL20G does not have a door open alarm.
Cheaper to run by £338.40
The Bosch KCE40AW40 is £338.40 cheaper to run than the Bosch KGN34VL20G over five years. Read more
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Bosch KCE40AW40 is "A+++", whereas the rating of the Bosch KGN34VL20G is "A+".
3 Reasons For
6% larger net freezer capacity Edit
The Bosch KGN34VL20G is a 93L net freezer capacity fridge freezer. That's 5L larger than the Bosch KCE40AW40 (93L).
Cheaper by £1,437
The Bosch KGN34VL20G costs £1,436.66 less than the Bosch KCE40AW40.
18 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this fridge freezer.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
5L smaller net freezer capacity Edit
The Bosch KCE40AW40 has a net freezer capacity of 88L, whereas the Bosch KGN34VL20G is a 93L net freezer capacity fridge freezer (5L larger).
£1,437 more expensive
The Bosch KCE40AW40 is more expensive than the Bosch KGN34VL20G by £1,436.66.
Fewer sellers
Only 1 retailer sell the Bosch KCE40AW40, but 19 shops sell the Bosch KGN34VL20G. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this fridge freezer, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Five months older
The Bosch KCE40AW40 is older than the Bosch KGN34VL20G by five months.
9 Reasons Against
Smaller total net capacity Edit
The Bosch KGN34VL20G is a 277L total net capacity fridge freezer. That's 25L smaller than the Bosch KCE40AW40 (277L).
4dB louder noise level Edit
The Bosch KGN34VL20G has a noise level of 42dB, but the Bosch KCE40AW40 is a 38dB noise level fridge freezer (4dB quieter).
Smaller net fridge capacity Edit
The Bosch KGN34VL20G is a 184L net fridge capacity fridge freezer. That's 30L smaller than the Bosch KCE40AW40 (184L).
One less fridge shelve basket Edit
The Bosch KGN34VL20G is a three fridge shelve basket fridge freezer, whereas the Bosch KCE40AW40 only has four fridge shelves baskets.
Two times shorter storage time during power failure Edit
The Bosch KGN34VL20G has a storage time during power failure of 14h, however the Bosch KCE40AW40 is a 35h storage time during power failure fridge freezer (21h longer).
A lot smaller freezer capacity Edit
The Bosch KGN34VL20G has a freezer capacity of 10kg/24h, but the Bosch KCE40AW40 is a 14kg/24h freezer capacity fridge freezer (4kg/24h bigger).
Does not have a door open alarm Edit
The Bosch KGN34VL20G does not have a door open alarm, but the Bosch KCE40AW40 has a door open alarm.
£338.40 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Bosch KGN34VL20G are £688.55 which is £338.40 more than the Bosch KCE40AW40. Show assumptions.
Lower energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Bosch KGN34VL20G is "A+", however the rating of the Bosch KCE40AW40 is "A+++".

Date Released

26 months Ago 21 months Ago

Manufacturer's Warranty

No data 2 Years

Running Costs Over 10 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 350.15
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 350.15
Purchase price £ 1,838.66
Total cost of ownership £ 2,188.81
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 688.55
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 688.55
Purchase price £ 402.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,090.55
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

1.7T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 1.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
45
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
3.4T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 3.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
88
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Design

Case Design
 Built-in
 Built-in
Colour
 White
 Stainless steel
 White
 Stainless steel
Door Hinge
 Right
 Right
Display
 LED
 LED
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
Unknown - Click to provide data
Control
 button
 Buttons
 button
 Buttons
Child Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Child lock
Reversible Door
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Reversible door

Performance

Total Net Capacity
302L
BEST
277L
Noise Level
38dB
BEST
42dB
Icemaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Icemaker
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
Unknown - Click to provide data 318L

Fridge

Net Fridge Capacity
214L
BEST
184L
Interior Light
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Interior light
Bottle Rack
 Bottle rack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Egg Balcony
 Egg balcony
Unknown - Click to provide data
Door Balcony
3 3
Vegetable Drawer
1 1
Fridge Shelve Basket
4
BEST
3
Fridge Multi-Airflow System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Fridge multi-airflow system
Fridge Automatic Defrost Function
 Fridge automatic defrost function
 Fridge automatic defrost function
Fridge No Frost
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Fridge no frost
Fridge Interior Light
 Fridge interior light
 Fridge interior light
Fridge Gross Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 191L

Freezer

Net Freezer Capacity
88L 93L
BEST
Storage Time During Power Failure
35h
BEST
14h
Fast Freeze Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Fast freeze function
Freezer Automatic Defrost
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Freezer automatic defrost
Freezer No Frost
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Freezer no frost
Star Rating
4 4
Freezer Capacity
14kg/24h
BEST
10kg/24h
Gross Freezer Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 127L
Freezer Position
 Top-placed
 Top-placed

Fresh Zone

Fresh Zone Compartment
 Fresh zone compartment
 Fresh zone compartment

Ergonomics

Door Open Alarm
 Door open alarm
BEST
 Door open alarm

Power

Annual Energy Consumption
149kWh
BEST
293kWh
Connected Load
90W Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+++
 A+++

Weight & Dimensions

Width
670mm 600mm
Height
2,000mm 1,850mm
Depth
720mm 650mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 70.4kg
Installation Compartment Height
2,001mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Required Installation Compartment Width
760mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Dimension
Unknown - Click to provide data 1850 x 600 x 650
Thermostat
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Thermostat
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