Amica EGS 16173 vs Bosch GCM27AW40
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Amica EGS 16173vsBosch GCM27AW40

Amica EGS 16173

51

Overall Score

51

Overall Score

Amica EGS 16173

£311.47
£20.24
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run but only average value for money 85L capacity freezer, with poor features
50
Value for Money
Average
34
Features
Missing Some Features
47
Age
3 Years Old
92
Running Costs
£340 Over 10 Years
51
Overall Score
Average
85L Upright 540mm 875mm Apr 2014 A++
Freezer Net Capacity Type Width Height Release Date Energy Efficiency
Freezer Net Capacity 85L
Type Upright
Width 540mm
Height 875mm
Release Date Apr 2014
Energy Efficiency A++
Bosch GCM27AW40

48

Overall Score

48

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and spectacularly economical to run 215L capacity freezer
66
Features
Good Features
32
Age
5 Years Old
95
Running Costs
£280 Over 10 Years
48
Overall Score
Mediocre
215L Chest 1,180mm 916mm Nov 2012 A+++
Freezer Net Capacity Type Width Height Release Date Energy Efficiency
Freezer Net Capacity 215L
Type Chest
Width 1,180mm
Height 916mm
Release Date Nov 2012
Energy Efficiency A+++
Amica EGS 16173

51

Overall Score

51

Overall Score

Amica EGS 16173

£311.47
£20.24
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run but only average value for money 85L capacity freezer, with poor features
50
Value for Money
Average
34
Features
Missing Some Features
47
Age
3 Years Old
92
Running Costs
£340 Over 10 Years
51
Overall Score
Average
85L Upright 540mm 875mm Apr 2014 A++
Freezer Net Capacity Type Width Height Release Date Energy Efficiency
Freezer Net Capacity 85L
Type Upright
Width 540mm
Height 875mm
Release Date Apr 2014
Energy Efficiency A++
Bosch GCM27AW40

48

Overall Score

48

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and spectacularly economical to run 215L capacity freezer
66
Features
Good Features
32
Age
5 Years Old
95
Running Costs
£280 Over 10 Years
48
Overall Score
Mediocre
215L Chest 1,180mm 916mm Nov 2012 A+++
Freezer Net Capacity Type Width Height Release Date Energy Efficiency
Freezer Net Capacity 215L
Type Chest
Width 1,180mm
Height 916mm
Release Date Nov 2012
Energy Efficiency A+++

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Reasons For

Amica EGS 16173 Bosch GCM27AW40
4 Reasons For
Marginally Lower Noise Level
The Amica EGS 16173 has a noise level of 41dB, however the Bosch GCM27AW40 is a 42dB noise level freezer (1dB higher).

This is the noise level of the freezer, measured in decibels (dB).

Fewer dB means a quieter freezer, which means it is less likely to be distracting or annoying as it hums along in the background.

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Defrost Function
The Amica EGS 16173 has a defrost function, however the Bosch GCM27AW40 does not.

A defrost functionality works to remove any ice build up in the freezer.

Ice build up can degrade the efficiency of the freezer, and large amounts of ice may even stop the appliance from working altogether. Defrosting the freezer occasionally can help prolong the life and efficiency of your appliance.

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Two More Shelves/baskets
The Amica EGS 16173 is a four shelf/basket freezer, whereas the Bosch GCM27AW40 only has two shelves/baskets.

This denotes the amount of shelves and/or baskets in the freezer.

More shelves means more space to store and organise food in your freezer, which is helpful.

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Locking
The Amica EGS 16173 supports locking, but the Bosch GCM27AW40 does not.

This denotes whether the freezer has the capacity to lock.

Locking wine coolers help to keep your food and drink safe from wandering hands.

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5 Reasons For
Higher Freezer Net Capacity
Bosch GCM27AW40 is 215L capacity. That's 130L higher than the Amica EGS 16173 (85L).

This is the total usable (net) capacity of the freezer, measured in litres.

A higher capacity means that more food can be stored in the freezer at a time.

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82% Longer Storage Time During Power Failure
The Bosch GCM27AW40 is a 60h storage time during power failure freezer. That's 49h longer than the Amica EGS 16173 (11h).

The length of time during which freezer can store food without mains power connection.

A longer storage time means that there is less chance of your food being defrosted and ruined by an untimely power failure.

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78% Larger Freezing Capacity
The Bosch GCM27AW40 is a 20kg/24h freezing capacity freezer. That's 15.5kg/24h larger than the Amica EGS 16173 (4.5kg/24h).

The freezing power is the weight of fresh food that the freezer can freeze from room temperature down to mentioned temperature in 24 hours. It is usually measured in kilograms/24 hours.

A larger freezing capacity means that a larger amount of food can be frozen in a shorter amount of time.

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£61 Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
Over five years the Bosch GCM27AW40 only costs £282 to run whereas the Amica EGS 16173 costs £343 to run (22% more).
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Energy Efficiency Rating is Higher
The Bosch GCM27AW40 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+++", but the Amica EGS 16173 has a rating of "A++".

Reasons Against

Date Released

Amica EGS 16173 Bosch GCM27AW40
45 months old Best 62 months old

Key Features

Freezer Net Capacity

This is the total usable (net) capacity of the freezer, measured in litres.

A higher capacity means that more food can be stored in the freezer at a time.

Noise Level

This is the noise level of the freezer, measured in decibels (dB).

Fewer dB means a quieter freezer, which means it is less likely to be distracting or annoying as it hums along in the background.

Storage Time During Power Failure

The length of time during which freezer can store food without mains power connection.

A longer storage time means that there is less chance of your food being defrosted and ruined by an untimely power failure.

Freezing Capacity

The freezing power is the weight of fresh food that the freezer can freeze from room temperature down to mentioned temperature in 24 hours. It is usually measured in kilograms/24 hours.

A larger freezing capacity means that a larger amount of food can be frozen in a shorter amount of time.

Shelf/basket

This denotes the amount of shelves and/or baskets in the freezer.

More shelves means more space to store and organise food in your freezer, which is helpful.

Width

Height

Depth

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Class

Amica EGS 16173 Bosch GCM27AW40

Running Costs Over 10 Years

Freezer running costs calculated based on an average of 24 hours of use per day. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the freezer and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving freezers.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these freezers for 10 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Amica EGS 16173
Amica
EGS 16173
44 trees 1.7 tonnes CO2
Bosch GCM27AW40
Bosch
GCM27AW40
36 trees 1.4 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Performance Amica EGS 16173 Bosch GCM27AW40
Freezer Net Capacity 85L
BEST
215L
Noise Level 41dB
BEST
42dB
Storage Time During Power Failure 11h 60h
BEST
Freezing Capacity 4.5kg/24h
BEST
20kg/24h
Freezer Gross Capacity 93L Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Design Amica EGS 16173 Bosch GCM27AW40
Shelf/basket 4
BEST
2
 
 
 
Ergonomics Amica EGS 16173 Bosch GCM27AW40
Cord Length Unknown - Click to provide data 2m
 
 
 
Power Amica EGS 16173 Bosch GCM27AW40
Energy Efficiency Class
A++ A+++
 A++
 A+++
A++ A+++
 A++
 A+++
Annual Energy Consumption 146kWh 120kWh
BEST
Current Unknown - Click to provide data 10A
Connected Load Unknown - Click to provide data 90W
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Amica EGS 16173 Bosch GCM27AW40
Width 540mm 1,180mm
Height 875mm 916mm
Depth 540mm 743mm
Installation Compartment Depth 550mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Installation Compartment Width 560mm Unknown - Click to provide data

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