Amica KGC 15530 vs Bosch KGN36VW31G

Amica KGC 15530
Bosch KGN36VW31G

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Moderately quieter noise level Edit
The Amica KGC 15530 has a noise level of 41dB, whereas the Bosch KGN36VW31G is a 42dB noise level fridge freezer (1dB louder).
Larger net freezer capacity Edit
The Amica KGC 15530 is a 90L net freezer capacity fridge freezer. That's 4L larger than the Bosch KGN36VW31G (86L).
Longer storage time during power failure Edit
The Amica KGC 15530 has a storage time during power failure of 20h, but the Bosch KGN36VW31G is only a 16h storage time during power failure fridge freezer (4h shorter).
1% shorter Edit
The Amica KGC 15530 is a 1,850mm tall fridge freezer. That's 10mm shorter than the Bosch KGN36VW31G (1,860mm).
£63.45 cheaper to run
Over five years the Amica KGC 15530 is £63.45 cheaper to run than the Bosch KGN36VW31G. Read more
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Amica KGC 15530 has an energy efficiency rating of "A++", but the Bosch KGN36VW31G has a rating of "A++".
9 Reasons For
15L larger total net capacity Edit
The Bosch KGN36VW31G has a total net capacity of 319L, whereas the Amica KGC 15530 is only a 304L total net capacity fridge freezer (15L smaller).
19L larger net fridge capacity Edit
The Bosch KGN36VW31G has a net fridge capacity of 233L, but the Amica KGC 15530 is only a 214L net fridge capacity fridge freezer (19L smaller).
Fridge no frost Edit
The Bosch KGN36VW31G features fridge no frost, however the Amica KGC 15530 does not feature fridge no frost.
Freezer no frost Edit
The Bosch KGN36VW31G features freezer no frost, however the Amica KGC 15530 does not feature freezer no frost.
Bigger freezer capacity Edit
The Bosch KGN36VW31G is a 14kg/24h freezer capacity fridge freezer. That's 6kg/24h bigger than the Amica KGC 15530 (14kg/24h).
Shallower Edit
The Bosch KGN36VW31G is a 650mm deep fridge freezer. That's 20mm shallower than the Amica KGC 15530 (650mm).
£298 cheaper
The Bosch KGN36VW31G costs £297.58 less than the Amica KGC 15530.
Available from 9 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this fridge freezer remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Bosch KGN36VW31G is "A++", however the rating of the Amica KGC 15530 is "A++".

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
5% smaller total net capacity Edit
The Amica KGC 15530 is a 304L total net capacity fridge freezer. That's 15L smaller than the Bosch KGN36VW31G (319L).
9% smaller net fridge capacity Edit
The Amica KGC 15530 is a 214L net fridge capacity fridge freezer. That's 19L smaller than the Bosch KGN36VW31G (233L).
Does not feature fridge no frost Edit
The Amica KGC 15530 does not feature fridge no frost, whereas the Bosch KGN36VW31G features fridge no frost.
Does not feature freezer no frost Edit
The Amica KGC 15530 does not feature freezer no frost, whereas the Bosch KGN36VW31G features freezer no frost.
6kg/24h smaller freezer capacity Edit
The Amica KGC 15530 has a freezer capacity of 8kg/24h, whereas the Bosch KGN36VW31G is a 14kg/24h freezer capacity fridge freezer (6kg/24h bigger).
20mm deeper Edit
The Amica KGC 15530 has a depth of 670mm, however the Bosch KGN36VW31G is a 650mm deep fridge freezer (20mm shallower).
More expensive by £298
The Amica KGC 15530 is £297.58 more expensive than the Bosch KGN36VW31G.
Not as many stockists
The Amica KGC 15530 is only stocked by 1 shop, however the Bosch KGN36VW31G is stocked by 10 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this fridge freezer.
Older by nine months
The Amica KGC 15530 is nine months older than the Bosch KGN36VW31G.
5 Reasons Against
3% louder noise level Edit
The Bosch KGN36VW31G is a 42dB noise level fridge freezer. That's 1dB louder than the Amica KGC 15530 (42dB).
Slightly smaller net freezer capacity Edit
The Bosch KGN36VW31G has a net freezer capacity of 86L, however the Amica KGC 15530 is a 90L net freezer capacity fridge freezer (4L larger).
25% shorter storage time during power failure Edit
The Bosch KGN36VW31G is a 16h storage time during power failure fridge freezer. That's 4h shorter than the Amica KGC 15530 (16h).
10mm taller Edit
Bosch KGN36VW31G is 1,860mm tall, but the Amica KGC 15530 is a 1,850mm tall fridge freezer (10mm shorter).
More expensive to run over five years by 13%
Over five years the Bosch KGN36VW31G costs £561.65 to run which is £63.45 more to run than the Amica KGC 15530. Show assumptions.

Date Released

30 months Ago 21 months Ago

Running Costs Over 10 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 498.20
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 498.20
Purchase price £ 616.58
Total cost of ownership £ 1,114.78
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 561.65
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 561.65
Purchase price £ 319.00
Total cost of ownership £ 880.65
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

2.5T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 2.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
63
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
2.8T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 2.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
71
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Design

Case Design
 Freestanding
 Freestanding
Colour
 White
 Stainless steel
 White
 Stainless steel
Door Hinge
 Right
 Right
Compressor
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Shelve Material
 Glass
 Glass
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Reversible Door
 Reversible door
 Reversible door

Performance

Total Net Capacity
304L 319L
BEST
Noise Level
41dB
BEST
42dB
Icemaker
 Icemaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
Climate Class
 T
 ST
 N (Normal)
 ST (Subtropical)
 N (Normal) - ST (Subtropical)
 SN
 SN (Subnormal)
 T (Tropical)
 SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical)
 T
 ST
 N (Normal)
 ST (Subtropical)
 N (Normal) - ST (Subtropical)
 SN
 SN (Subnormal)
 T (Tropical)
 SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical)

Fridge

Net Fridge Capacity
214L 233L
BEST
Anti-Bacterial Coating
 Anti-bacterial coating
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bottle Rack
 Bottle rack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Egg Balcony
 Egg balcony
Unknown - Click to provide data
Door Balcony
5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vegetable Drawer
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Fridge Shelve Basket
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Fridge Automatic Defrost Function
 Fridge automatic defrost function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Fridge No Frost
 Fridge no frost
 Fridge no frost
BEST
Lamp
 LED
BEST
 LED
Fridge Interior Light
 Fridge interior light
 Fridge interior light

Freezer

Net Freezer Capacity
90L
BEST
86L
Storage Time During Power Failure
20h
BEST
16h
Freezer Shelve/basket
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Freezer No Frost
 Freezer no frost
 Freezer no frost
BEST
Star Rating
4 4
Freezer Capacity
8kg/24h 14kg/24h
BEST
Freezer Position
 Bottom-placed
 Bottom-placed

Fresh Zone

Fresh Zone Compartment
 Fresh zone compartment
 Fresh zone compartment

Power

AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
AC Input Voltage
 240
 240
Annual Energy Consumption
212kWh
BEST
239kWh
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+++
 A+++

Weight & Dimensions

Width
600mm 600mm
Height
1,850mm
BEST
1,860mm
Depth
670mm 650mm
BEST
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