Bosch KGE49BI40 vs Siemens IQ500

Bosch KGE49BI40
Siemens iQ500

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Reasons For

7 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 fridge net capacity Edit
The Bosch KGE49BI40 has a fridge net capacity of 296L. That's 27L larger than the Siemens iQ500 (269L).
25L larger freezer net 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 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+++".
5 Reasons For
No Frost (fridge) Edit
The Siemens iQ500 features no Frost (fridge), however the Bosch KGE49BI40 does not feature no Frost (fridge).
No Frost (freezer) Edit
The Siemens iQ500 features no Frost (freezer), however the Bosch KGE49BI40 does not feature no Frost (freezer).
Bigger freezing capacity Edit
Siemens iQ500 is 17kg/24h freezer capacity, but the Bosch KGE49BI40 is only a 15kg/24h freezer capacity fridge freezer (2kg/24h smaller).
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

6 Reasons Against
Does not feature no Frost (fridge) Edit
The Bosch KGE49BI40 does not feature no Frost (fridge), however the Siemens iQ500 features no Frost (fridge).
Does not feature no Frost (freezer) Edit
The Bosch KGE49BI40 does not feature no Frost (freezer), however the Siemens iQ500 features no Frost (freezer).
14% smaller freezing capacity Edit
The Bosch KGE49BI40 has a freezing capacity of 15kg/24h, however the Siemens iQ500 is a 17kg/24h freezer capacity fridge freezer (2kg/24h bigger).
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.
6 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 fridge net capacity Edit
Siemens iQ500 is only 269L net fridge capacity. That's 27L smaller than the Bosch KGE49BI40 (269L).
30% smaller freezer net capacity Edit
The Siemens iQ500 has a freezer net capacity of 86L. 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).
£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

33 months Ago 29 months Ago

Running Costs Over 10 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 411.25
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 411.25
Electricity cost - switched on £ 420.65
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 420.65
Purchase price £ 1,696.00
Total cost of ownership £ 2,116.65
Details

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 of Product
 Stainless steel
 Silver
 Stainless steel
 Silver
Door Hinge
 Right
 Right
Number of Compressors
1 1
Shelves Material
 Glass
 Glass
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Control Type
 Touch
 Touch
Child Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Child lock
Door Opening Angle
90° Unknown - Click to provide data
Reversible Doors
 Reversible doors
 Reversible doors

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

Fridge Net 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 Balconies
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Vegetable Drawers
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Fridge Number of Shelves/baskets
5 5
Multi-Airflow System (fridge)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Multi-Airflow system (fridge)
Automatic Defrost (fridge)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Automatic defrost (fridge)
No Frost (fridge)
 No Frost (fridge)
 No Frost (fridge)
BEST
Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
Fridge Interior Light
 Fridge interior light
 Fridge interior light

Freezer

Freezer Net Capacity
111L
BEST
86L
Storage Time During Power Failure
44h
BEST
17h
Ice Cube Tray
 Ice cube tray
 Ice cube tray
Freezer Number of Shelves/baskets
3 3
Automatic Defrost (freezer)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Automatic defrost (freezer)
No Frost (freezer)
 No Frost (freezer)
 No Frost (freezer)
BEST
Star Rating
4 4
Freezing Capacity
15kg/24h 17kg/24h
BEST
Freezer Gross 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 Feet
 Adjustable feet
Unknown - Click to provide data
Temperature Alarm
 Temperature alarm
Unknown - Click to provide data
Door Open Alarm
 Door open alarm
 Door open alarm

Power

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