Bosch KIV38X22GB vs Whirlpool ART 6500

Bosch KIV38X22GB
Whirlpool ART 6500

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Reasons For

9 Reasons For
A little larger total net capacity Edit
The Bosch KIV38X22GB has a total net capacity of 276L, but the Whirlpool ART 6500 is only a 275L total net capacity fridge freezer (1L smaller).
17L larger total gross capacity Edit
The Bosch KIV38X22GB has a total gross capacity of 294L, but the Whirlpool ART 6500 is only a 277L total gross capacity fridge freezer (17L smaller).
Slightly larger net fridge capacity Edit
The Bosch KIV38X22GB has a net fridge capacity of 217L, however the Whirlpool ART 6500 is only a 197L net fridge capacity fridge freezer (20L smaller).
Larger fridge gross capacity Edit
The Bosch KIV38X22GB has a fridge gross capacity of 222L, but the Whirlpool ART 6500 is only a 195L fridge gross capacity fridge freezer (27L smaller).
42% bigger freezer capacity Edit
The Bosch KIV38X22GB is a 6kg/24h freezer capacity fridge freezer. That's 2.5kg/24h bigger than the Whirlpool ART 6500 (3.5kg/24h).
Lower connected load Edit
The Bosch KIV38X22GB is a 90W fridge freezer. That's 50W lower than the Whirlpool ART 6500 (140W).
£2 cheaper
The Bosch KIV38X22GB is £2 cheaper than the Whirlpool ART 6500.
Available from 32 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this fridge freezer and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Bosch KIV38X22GB is "A+", whereas the rating of the Whirlpool ART 6500 is "A+".
8 Reasons For
5dB quieter noise level Edit
The Whirlpool ART 6500 is a 35dB noise level fridge freezer. That's 5dB quieter than the Bosch KIV38X22GB (35dB).
21L larger net freezer capacity Edit
The Whirlpool ART 6500 has a net freezer capacity of 80L, but the Bosch KIV38X22GB is only a 59L net freezer capacity fridge freezer (21L smaller).
Longer storage time during power failure Edit
The Whirlpool ART 6500 is a 19h storage time during power failure fridge freezer. That's 6h longer than the Bosch KIV38X22GB (19h).
1% narrower Edit
The Whirlpool ART 6500 is a 540mm wide fridge freezer. That's 1mm narrower than the Bosch KIV38X22GB (540mm).
Slightly shorter Edit
The Whirlpool ART 6500 is a 1,770mm tall fridge freezer, whereas the Bosch KIV38X22GB is a 1,772mm tall fridge freezer (2mm taller).
8.7kg lighter Edit
The Whirlpool ART 6500 is a 50.6kg heavy fridge freezer. That's 8.7kg lighter than the Bosch KIV38X22GB (50.6kg).
More popular
The Whirlpool ART 6500 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 3094 by sales volume in our fridge freezers, but the Bosch KIV38X22GB ranks No. 6272.
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Whirlpool ART 6500 is "A+", but the rating of the Bosch KIV38X22GB is "A+".

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
13% louder noise level Edit
The Bosch KIV38X22GB is a 40dB noise level fridge freezer. That's 5dB louder than the Whirlpool ART 6500 (35dB).
21L smaller net freezer capacity Edit
The Bosch KIV38X22GB has a net freezer capacity of 59L, whereas the Whirlpool ART 6500 is an 80L net freezer capacity fridge freezer (21L larger).
Shorter storage time during power failure Edit
The Bosch KIV38X22GB is a 13h storage time during power failure fridge freezer. That's 6h shorter than the Whirlpool ART 6500 (19h).
1% wider Edit
The Bosch KIV38X22GB has a width of 541mm. That's 1mm wider than the Whirlpool ART 6500 (540mm).
Moderately taller Edit
The Bosch KIV38X22GB has a height of 1,772mm, however the Whirlpool ART 6500 is a 1,770mm tall fridge freezer (2mm shorter).
15% heavier Edit
The Bosch KIV38X22GB has a weight of 59.3kg. That's 8.7kg heavier than the Whirlpool ART 6500 (50.6kg).
Worse selling
The Bosch KIV38X22GB ranks No. 6272 by sales volume, whereas the Whirlpool ART 6500 ranks No. 3094.
9 Reasons Against
Moderately smaller total net capacity Edit
The Whirlpool ART 6500 has a total net capacity of 275L, however the Bosch KIV38X22GB is a 276L total net capacity fridge freezer (1L larger).
17L smaller total gross capacity Edit
The Whirlpool ART 6500 has a total gross capacity of 277L, however the Bosch KIV38X22GB is a 294L total gross capacity fridge freezer (17L larger).
20L smaller net fridge capacity Edit
The Whirlpool ART 6500 has a net fridge capacity of 197L, whereas the Bosch KIV38X22GB is a 217L net fridge capacity fridge freezer (20L larger).
14% smaller fridge gross capacity Edit
The Whirlpool ART 6500 has a fridge gross capacity of 195L, however the Bosch KIV38X22GB is a 222L fridge gross capacity fridge freezer (27L larger).
72% smaller freezer capacity Edit
The Whirlpool ART 6500 is a 3.5kg/24h freezer capacity fridge freezer. That's 2.5kg/24h smaller than the Bosch KIV38X22GB (3.5kg/24h).
Higher connected load Edit
The Whirlpool ART 6500 is a 140W fridge freezer. That's 50W higher than the Bosch KIV38X22GB (140W).
£2 more expensive
The Whirlpool ART 6500 is more expensive than the Bosch KIV38X22GB by £2.
Not as many stockists
Only 3 shops sells the Whirlpool ART 6500, however 35 shops sell the Bosch KIV38X22GB. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this fridge freezer remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Six months older
The Whirlpool ART 6500 is older than the Bosch KIV38X22GB by six months.

Date Released

20 months Ago 26 months Ago

Manufacturer's Warranty

2 Years No data

Running Costs Over 10 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
Electricity cost - switched on £ 702.65
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 702.65
Purchase price £ 331.99
Total cost of ownership £ 1,034.64
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

No data
3.5T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 3.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
89
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
 White
Door Hinge
 Left
 Left
Compressor
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Child Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Child lock
Reversible Door
 Reversible door
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Total Net Capacity
276L
BEST
275L
Noise Level
40dB 35dB
BEST
Climate Class
 T
 SN
 ST
 SN (Subnormal)
 ST (Subtropical)
 SN (Subnormal) - ST (Subtropical)
BEST
 T
 SN
 ST
 SN (Subnormal)
 ST (Subtropical)
 SN (Subnormal) - ST (Subtropical)
Total Gross Capacity
294L
BEST
277L

Fridge

Net Fridge Capacity
217L
BEST
197L
Interior Light
 Interior light
Unknown - Click to provide data
Door Balcony
5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vegetable Drawer
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Fridge Shelve Basket
5 5
Fridge Multi-Airflow System
 Fridge multi-airflow system
Unknown - Click to provide data
Fridge Automatic Defrost Function
 Fridge automatic defrost function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Fridge No Frost
 Fridge no frost
Unknown - Click to provide data
Fridge Interior Light
 Fridge interior light
 Fridge interior light
Fridge Gross Capacity
222L
BEST
195L

Freezer

Net Freezer Capacity
59L 80L
BEST
Storage Time During Power Failure
13h 19h
BEST
Fast Freeze Function
 Fast freeze function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Freezer Shelve/basket
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
Freezer Automatic Defrost
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Freezer automatic defrost
Freezer No Frost
 Freezer no frost
Unknown - Click to provide data
Star Rating
4 4
Freezer Capacity
6kg/24h
BEST
3.5kg/24h
Gross Freezer Capacity
72L 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

Door Open Alarm
 Door open alarm
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Electric Current
Unknown - Click to provide data 16A
Annual Energy Consumption
276kWh
BEST
299kWh
Energy Usage
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.82kWh/24h
Connected Load
90W
BEST
140W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+++
 A+++

Weight & Dimensions

Width
541mm 540mm
BEST
Height
1,772mm 1,770mm
BEST
Depth
545mm 545mm
Weight
59.3kg 50.6kg
BEST
Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 52.2kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,840mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 608mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 580mm
Installation Compartment Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,776mm
Installation Compartment Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 560mm
Required Installation Compartment Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 560mm

Other Features

Dimension
1772 x 541 x 545 Unknown - Click to provide data
Installation Compartment Dimension
1775 x 562 x 550 Unknown - Click to provide data
Thermostat
 Thermostat
Unknown - Click to provide data
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