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Bosch KCE40AR40 Fridge Freezer

214L 88L 719mm 2,000.6mm Oct 2014
A+++
Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Release Date £350.15 Electricity cost over 10 years
Running costs are very low
Bosch fridges have good reviews
Very long storage time during power failure

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Energy

Running Costs Are Very Low

This Bosch fridge freezer has an energy efficiency rating of A+++. The average 24 year running cost of the KCE40AR40 is £351 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 2% of all 618 fridges of a comparable age and spec.


Reviews

Bosch Fridges Have Good Reviews

Fridges made by Bosch have an average rating of 84 out of 100, which is in the top 31% of all fridge freezer brands that we have analysed.


Freezer

Very Long Storage Time During Power Failure

Across all the comparable spec fridge freezers that have been available for around the same time as this fridge the storage time during power failures range from 3.5h to 46h, and the average storage time during power failure is 20h. With a storage time during power failure of 35 hours, the Bosch KCE40AR40 has one of the longer storage time during power failures amongst comparable spec fridges of this age.

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Quite Big Freezing Capacity

The smallest freezing capacity of fridges of a comparable age and type to this fridge freezer is 2kg/24h and the biggest is 31kg/24h. The Bosch KCE40AR40 has one of the bigger freezing capacities (14 kilograms per 24 hours) amongst medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers of this age.

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Average Freezer Net Capacity

The KCE40AR40 has a fairly average freezer net capacity (88 liters) compared to most of the other fridges that were launched around the same time as this fridge freezer.

If you would prefer a larger freezer net capacity then you might want to look at the Miele KFN 11923 SD (£995.00) (89L).

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Performance

Quite Quiet Noise Level

At only 38 decibels, the Bosch KCE40AR40 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other fridge freezers that were launched more than two years ago. Medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that are a comparable age to this fridge freezer have noise levels of between 5dB and 50dB.

Other fridges with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Smeg FAB30RR1 (£749.00) (38dB).

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Only T (Tropical) Climate Class

This fridge has a SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) climate class, which is typical of many fridge freezers of a similar age and type to it.

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Average Total Net Capacity

The Bosch KCE40AR40 has a pretty typical total net capacity (302 liters) compared to most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been available for more than two years.

Fridge freezers with a larger total net capacity that might also be worth considering include the Grundig GKN16715X (£319.99) (304L), or the Bosch KGN34XL30G (305L).

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Fridge

Has an Automatic Defrost (fridge)

The KCE40AR40 has an automatic defrost (fridge). Most of the other fridges of this age and type also have an automatic defrost (fridge).

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Quite Small Fridge Gross Capacity

With a fridge gross capacity of only 215 liters, the KCE40AR40 has a quite small fridge gross capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec fridges that have been available for a similar time to this fridge. Across all the fridge freezers of a similar spec and age to this fridge freezer the fridge gross capacities range from 200L to 330L, and the average fridge gross capacity is 220L.

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Only Three Door Balconies

The Bosch KCE40AR40 is a three door balconies fridge. Most of the other fridges of this type and age have between one and four door balconies.

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Ergonomics

Has a Door Open Alarm

The KCE40AR40 has a door open alarm, as do most of the other fridge freezers of this spec and age.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Bosch released the KCE40AR40.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bosch kce40ar40
Barcodes 04242002817361

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