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Bosch KGE39BL40 Fridge Freezer

249L 88L 600mm 2,010mm Jun 2016
A+++
Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Release Date £366.60 Electricity cost over 10 years
Very low running costs
Bosch has good reviews for its fridge freezers
Very long storage time during power failure

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Energy

Very Low Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this Bosch fridge is A+++. The KGE39BL40 is one of the cheapest to run latest fridges that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the KGE39BL40 will cost £367 over 24 years to run.


Reviews

Bosch Has Good Reviews for Its Fridge Freezers

On average fridge freezers from Bosch are rated 84 out of 100, which is in the top 31% of all fridge freezer manufacturers that we have analysed.


Other

Released Eleven Months Ago

This fridge freezer was released in June 2016.


Freezer

Very Long Storage Time During Power Failure

The shortest storage time during power failure of large fridge net capacity fridges that came out around the same time as this fridge is 10h, the longest is 44h, and the average storage time during power failure is 21h. With a storage time during power failure of 35 hours, the KGE39BL40 has one of the longer storage time during power failures amongst large fridge net capacity fridges of this age.

If you want a fridge freezer with a longer storage time during power failure then you might want to look at the Bosch KGE49BI41 (£933.87) (44h).

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Average Freezer Net Capacity

The KGE39BL40 has a pretty typical freezer net capacity (88 liters) compared to most of the other similar spec fridge freezers that have been on the market for the last year.

If this Bosch fridge freezer net capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the GBB60PZFZS (£786.90) (93L), the GBF60NSFZB (£497) (93L), or the GBB60PZGZS (£756.60) (93L) all from LG.

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Has an Automatic Defrost (freezer)

The Bosch KGE39BL40 has an automatic defrost (freezer). Most of the other new comparable spec fridge freezers also have an automatic defrost (freezer).

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Has a Fast Freeze Function

The KGE39BL40 has a fast freeze function. Most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that came out around the same time as this fridge also have a fast freeze function.

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Has an Ice Cube Tray

The KGE39BL40 has an ice cube tray, as do most of the other latest similar spec fridges.

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Very Small Freezer Gross Capacity

The Bosch KGE39BL40 has one of the smaller freezer gross capacities (only 88 liters) amongst large fridge net capacity fridges of this age. Recently released large fridge net capacity fridges have freezer gross capacities of between 71L and 150L.

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Ergonomics

Has a Defrost Water Drain

The Bosch KGE39BL40 has a defrost water drain, as do most of the other latest similar spec fridges.

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Has a Door Open Alarm

The KGE39BL40 has a door open alarm. Most of the other latest large fridge net capacity fridges also have a door open alarm.

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Fresh Zone

Has a Fresh Zone Compartment

The Bosch KGE39BL40 has a fresh zone compartment, as do most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that were released around the same time as this fridge.

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Design

Has a Reversible Doors

The Bosch KGE39BL40 has a reversible doors, as do most of the other fridges that were launched in the last year.

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Has a Built-In Display

The KGE39BL40 has a built-in display. Most of the other new fridges also have a built-in display.

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Performance

Has an Air Filter

The KGE39BL40 has an air filter. Most of the other comparable spec fridges that are a similar age to this fridge freezer also have an air filter.

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Has a Holiday Function

The Bosch KGE39BL40 has a holiday function. Most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that have been available for around the same time as this fridge freezer also have a holiday function.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

With a noise level of only 38 decibels, the KGE39BL40 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other fridges that were released in the last 12 months. The average noise level of recently released large fridge net capacity fridges is 39dB, and the noise levels range from 36dB to 44dB.

If you would consider a fridge with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Hotpoint XH9T2ZXOJZV (38dB), or the Liebherr CBN 4815 (£1,199) (38dB).

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Quite Small Total Net Capacity

The KGE39BL40 has one of the smaller total net capacities (only 337 liters) amongst large fridge net capacity fridges of this age. The total net capacities of comparable spec fridges that have been on the market for around the same time as this fridge range from 250L to 510L, and the average total net capacity is 370L.

If you would prefer a larger total net capacity then you might want to consider the CNel 4813 (338L), or the CN 4813 (£449) (338L) both from Liebherr or the LG GBB60PZFZS (£786.90) (343L).

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Very Small Total Gross Capacity

With a total gross capacity of only 337 liters, the KGE39BL40 has one of the smaller total gross capacities amongst large fridge net capacity fridges of this age. The total gross capacities of similar spec fridges that came out in the last year range from 290L to 490L.

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T (Tropical) Climate Class

This fridge freezer has a SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) climate class, which is typical of many new large fridge net capacity fridges.

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Fridge

Has an Automatic Defrost (fridge)

The Bosch KGE39BL40 has an automatic defrost (fridge). Most of the other latest similar spec fridge freezers also have an automatic defrost (fridge).

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Has a Super Cool Function

The Bosch KGE39BL40 has a Super Cool function, as do most of the other fridges that have been around for the last year.

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Five Shelves/baskets (fridge)

Most fridge freezers that came out around the same time as this fridge have between two and five shelves/baskets (fridge), including the KGE39BL40 which has five shelves/baskets (fridge).

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Two Vegetable Drawers

The Bosch KGE39BL40 is a two vegetable drawer fridge. Most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that came out in the last 12 months have between one and two vegetable drawers.

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Four Door Balconies

The Bosch KGE39BL40 is a four door balconies fridge. Most of the other comparable spec fridge freezers that have been on the market for around the same time as this fridge freezer have between one and five door balconies.

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Very Small Fridge Gross Capacity

The average fridge gross capacity of new large fridge net capacity fridges is 280L, and the fridge gross capacities range from 230L to 380L. The KGE39BL40 has a fairly small fridge gross capacity (only 249 liters) compared to most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that have been around for a comparable time to this fridge.

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249 Liters Fridge Net Capacity

This is a 249 liters net fridge capacity fridge.

Fridge freezers with a larger fridge net capacity that might be worth considering include the GBB60PZFZS (£786.90) (250L), or the GBB60PZGZS (£756.60) (250L) both from LG.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bosch kge39bl40g
Barcodes 04242002798653, 04242002798745

Bosch KGE39BL40 Review Sources

To prepare this Bosch KGE39BL40 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 372,298 product attributes, 1,717 fridge freezer reviews and 1,704,900 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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