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52

Overall Score

Bosch KGE39AL42

An extremely economical to run Stainless steel 250L fridge freezer with very good features
Stainless Steel 250L 89L 600mm May 2014
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Bosch KGE39AL42 Review

With very low running costs and excellent features, we have scored the Bosch KGE39AL42 as follows for Summary.
81
Fully-Featured
51
3 Years Old
92
£367 Over 24 Years
Overall Score
52
Average

Why Has it Scored 53?

LG fridges have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better fridges are available. View the latest fridge freezers 2017.
This fridge freezer has an energy efficiency classification of A+++||A++|A+++, and its running costs of £367 over 24 years are in the cheapest 7% of all 2,236 fridge freezers that we have compared it to.
It has some great features:
Fairly large fridge net capacity
Quite quiet noise level
Very long storage time during power failure
Fairly big freezing capacity

Bosch KGE39AL42 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Bosch Has Very Good Fridge Reviews

Fridges produced by Bosch have very good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers.


Features

Fairly Large Fridge Net Capacity

The average fridge net capacity of all fridges is 230L, with the smallest being 16L and the largest being 1,200L. The fridge net capacity of the KGE39AL42 of 250L is fairly large compared to most other fridges. It is in the largest 25% of all fridges when ordered by this feature.

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Average Freezer Net Capacity

The freezer net capacity of the KGE39AL42 of 89L is pretty typical compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the largest 55% of all fridges when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise level of the KGE39AL42 of only 38dB is in the quietest 17% of all fridges when ranked by this feature. The quietest noise level of fridges is 5dB, the loudest is 47dB, and the average noise level is 40dB.

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Very Long Storage Time During Power Failure

The Bosch KGE39AL42's storage time during power failure of 35h is very long compared to most other fridges. It is in the longest 4% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature. The storage time during power failures of fridges range from 3.5h to 46h, and the average storage time during power failure is 19h.

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Fairly Big Freezing Capacity

The freezing capacity of the Bosch KGE39AL42 of 14kg/24h is in the biggest 16% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. Fridges have freezing capacities of between 0.7kg/24h and 130kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 8kg/24h.

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Five Shelves/baskets (fridge)

The KGE39AL42 is a five shelf/basket (fridge) fridge. Most of the other fridges have between 1 and 40 shelves/baskets (fridge).

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T Climate Class

This fridge freezer has T|SN|SN (Subnormal)|T (Tropical)|SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical)|SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) and SN - T climate classes, which is typical of many fridges.

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Does Not Have a Fresh Zone Compartment

Like most other fridges, the KGE39AL42 does not have a fresh zone compartment. 71% of fridges do not have a fresh zone compartment.

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Has a Defrost Water Drain

The Bosch KGE39AL42 has a defrost water drain. 96% of fridge freezers do not have a defrost water drain.

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Has a Temperature Alarm

The KGE39AL42 has a temperature alarm, which is unusual. 85% of fridges do not have a temperature alarm.

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Has a Holiday Function

The KGE39AL42 has a holiday function, unlike 93% of fridges which do not have a holiday function.

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Quite Large Total Net Capacity

The total net capacity of the KGE39AL42 of 339L is in the largest 25% of all fridges when ranked by this feature. Across all the fridges the total net capacities range from 42L to 620L, and the average total net capacity is 300L.

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Has a Super Cool Function

The KGE39AL42 has a Super Cool function, which is unusual. 85% of fridges do not have a Super Cool function.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Bosch released the KGE39AL42 in May 2014.


Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

This fridge has an energy efficiency classification of A+++||A++|A+++, and based on alright energy prices we estimate that the KGE39AL42 will cost £367 over 24 years to run, which makes it one of the cheapest to run fridges.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bosch kge39al42
Barcodes 04242002793061
Larger fridge net capacity
Larger total net capacity
Significantly shorter storage time during power failure
Larger fridge net capacity
£209.15 more expensive to run over five years
21% longer storage time during power failure
73L larger total net capacity
Larger fridge net capacity
More expensive to run over five years by 12%
198L larger total gross capacity
A lot larger fridge net capacity
174% higher running costs over five years

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