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Bosch KGE36AW40 Fridge Freezer

215L 89L 600mm 1,860mm Apr 2011
A+++
Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Release Date £350.15 Electricity cost over 10 years
Very low running costs
Bosch has good fridge reviews
Very long storage time during power failure
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Energy

Very Low Running Costs

This fridge freezer is rated A+++ for energy efficiency. The KGE36AW40 is one of the most economic to run medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been around for more than two years that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the KGE36AW40 will cost £351 over 24 years to run.


Reviews

Bosch Has Good Fridge Reviews

Bosch fridges have an average rating of 84%, which is in the top 31% of all fridge freezer manufacturers that we have assessed.


Other

Released Over Six Years Ago

This fridge was released in April 2011.


Freezer

Very Long Storage Time During Power Failure

The average storage time during power failure of fridges that have been around for around the same time as this fridge is 20h. When compared to other fridge freezers of this age and spec that we have checked, the storage time during power failure of the KGE36AW40 of 35 hours is one of the longest.

If you want a fridge freezer with a longer storage time during power failure then you might want to look at the ICBP 3256 (£1,399) (40h), or the CBPesf 4043 (£1,154.95) (46h) both from Liebherr.

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Average Freezer Net Capacity

The KGE36AW40 has a relatively standard freezer net capacity (89 liters) compared to most of the other fridge freezers of this age and type.

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Has a Fast Freeze Function

The Bosch KGE36AW40 has a fast freeze function, as do most of the other fridge freezers of a comparable type and age to this fridge freezer.

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Quite Big Freezing Capacity

With a freezing capacity of 14 kilograms per 24 hours, the Bosch KGE36AW40 has one of the bigger freezing capacities amongst comparable spec fridges of this age. The smallest freezing capacity of fridge freezers that are a similar age to this fridge freezer is 2kg/24h, the biggest is 31kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 7.9kg/24h.

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Has an Ice Cube Tray

The Bosch KGE36AW40 has an ice cube tray. Most of the other fridge freezers that came out more than two years ago also have an ice cube tray.

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Performance

Average Total Net Capacity

At 304 liters, the KGE36AW40 has a relatively average total net capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec fridge freezers that are a similar age to this fridge.

If you are looking for a fridge with a larger total net capacity then you might want to look at the KGN34XL30G (305L), or the KGN34XW32G (£259.99) (305L) both from Bosch.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

Fridge freezers of this age and spec have noise levels of between 5dB and 50dB. The KGE36AW40 has a quite quiet noise level (only 38 decibels) compared to most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been on the market for around the same time as this fridge.

If you would consider a fridge freezer with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Liebherr CBP 4013 (38dB).

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Only T (Tropical) Climate Class

This fridge has a SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) climate class, which is the most frequently found climate class on fridge freezers of a similar type and age to it.

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Ergonomics

Has a Temperature Alarm

The KGE36AW40 has a temperature alarm. Most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that were released more than two years ago also have a temperature alarm.

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Has a Door Open Alarm

The KGE36AW40 has a door open alarm, as do most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that are a similar age to this fridge freezer.

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Design

Has a Built-In Display

The KGE36AW40 has a built-in display. Most of the other comparable spec fridge freezers that have been around for more than two years do not have a built-in display.

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Fridge

215 Liters Fridge Net Capacity

This is a 215 liters net fridge capacity fridge freezer.

If you would prefer a larger fridge net capacity then you might want to consider the Neff K8524X8 (£399) (217L), or the Bosch KIV38X22GB (£299) (217L).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kge36aw40g kge36aw40g, kge36aw40 kge36aw40, bosch kge36aw40g
Barcodes 04242002618777, 04242002711126

Bosch KGE36AW40 Review Sources

To prepare this Bosch KGE36AW40 review we compared this fridge freezer to 2,701 other models. For each fridge freezer that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 372,346 product attributes, 1,717 fridge freezer reviews and 1,590,800 historical fridge freezer prices from 108 fridge freezer retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this fridge freezer compared to the other models as well as any areas where this fridge freezer is lacking.

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