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Bosch KGE39DW40 Fridge Freezer

249L 88L 600mm 2,010mm May 2014
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 fridge reviews
Fairly long storage time during power failure

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Energy

Very Low Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this Bosch fridge freezer is A+++, and the KGE39DW40 has an average running cost of £367 over 24 years based on typical energy prices, which is in the cheapest 6% of all 398 fridges of a similar spec and age.


Reviews

Bosch Has Good Fridge Reviews

Bosch is one of the superior fridge freezer manufacturers according to average expert and owner review score data that we have collected for all fridges.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Bosch fridge freezer has been on the market since May 2014.


Freezer

Fairly Long Storage Time During Power Failure

The average storage time during power failure of fridges of this spec and age is 21h. The KGE39DW40 has a quite long storage time during power failure (35 hours) compared to most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that are a similar age to this fridge freezer.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 35h storage time during power failure fridge freezers currently available including the Siemens KG39EAI40 which is cheaper.

Fridge freezers with a longer storage time during power failure that might be worth looking at include the Siemens KG49EBW40 (£759.96) (44h and cheaper).

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Average Freezer Net Capacity

With a freezer net capacity of 88 liters, the Bosch KGE39DW40 has a fairly typical freezer net capacity compared to most of the other fridges of this age and spec.

If you are looking for a larger freezer net capacity then you might want to consider the AEG S83920CMW2 (£631) (92L and cheaper), the Bosch KGN49AW24G (£350) (92L and cheaper), or the Siemens KG39VUL31 (94L and cheaper).

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Has an Ice Cube Tray

The KGE39DW40 has an ice cube tray, as do most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Freezer Gross Capacity

Across all the large fridge net capacity fridges that came out more than two years ago the freezer gross capacities range from 16L to 270L, and the average freezer gross capacity is 130L. With a freezer gross capacity of only 88 liters, the KGE39DW40 has a quite small freezer gross capacity compared to most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that are a comparable age to this fridge.

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Fresh Zone

Has a Fresh Zone Compartment

The KGE39DW40 has a fresh zone compartment, as do most of the other fridges of a similar age and spec to this fridge freezer.

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Design

Has a Built-In Display

The Bosch KGE39DW40 has a built-in display. Most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that were launched around the same time as this fridge also have a built-in display.

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Has a Reversible Doors

The KGE39DW40 has a reversible doors. Most of the other fridge freezers of this age and spec also have a reversible doors.

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Ergonomics

Has a Door Open Alarm

The KGE39DW40 has a door open alarm. Most of the other fridge freezers that are a comparable age to this fridge freezer also have a door open alarm.

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Performance

Very Quiet Noise Level

At only 38 decibels, the Bosch KGE39DW40 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other fridges of this spec and age. Across all the comparable spec fridges that are a similar age to this fridge freezer the noise levels range from 34dB to 420dB, and the average noise level is 42dB.

We compared all the other 38dB noise level fridge freezers to this fridge and we think cheaper fridges such as the Siemens KG39EAI40 is also worth considering.

If you are not bothered about having a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Bosch KGE39DI40 (£901.88) (38dB), or the Siemens KG39EBI40 (£818.85) (38dB).

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Quite Small Total Net Capacity

With a total net capacity of only 337 liters, the Bosch KGE39DW40 has a quite small total net capacity compared to most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that are a comparable age to this fridge. The smallest total net capacity of fridge freezers that were launched around the same time as this fridge is 240L and the largest is 620L.

If this fridge total net capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the Bosch KGV39VI31 (£741.12) (342L and cheaper), the Siemens KG39VUL31 (342L and cheaper), or the AEG S83920CMW2 (£631) (350L and cheaper).

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Only T (Tropical) Climate Class

This fridge has a SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) climate class, which is the most commonly found climate class on fridges of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Fridge

Has a Super Cool Function

The Bosch KGE39DW40 has a Super Cool function. Most of the other similar spec fridge freezers that came out around the same time as this fridge also have a Super Cool function.

There are a number of other fridge freezers with a Super Cool function currently available that you might want to look at including cheaper fridge freezers such as the Neff KI2823F30 (£749), or the Siemens KG49EBW40 (£759.96).

We compared all the other fridges which also have a Super Cool function to this fridge and we think the Bosch KGE39AW42 (£830.33) is also worth considering.

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Two Vegetable Drawers

Most large fridge net capacity fridges that have been available for a comparable time to this fridge have between one and five vegetable drawers, including the Bosch KGE39DW40 which has two vegetable drawers.

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Five Shelves/baskets (fridge)

The KGE39DW40 is a five shelf/basket (fridge) fridge freezer.

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Very Small Fridge Gross Capacity

The KGE39DW40 has a quite small fridge gross capacity (only 249 liters) compared to most of the other similar spec fridges that came out around the same time as this fridge freezer. The smallest fridge gross capacity of fridges of a comparable age and type to this fridge is 230L and the largest is 500L.

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249 Liters Fridge Net Capacity

This is a 249 liters net fridge capacity fridge.

Alternative 249L net fridge capacity fridges currently available which you might want to consider include the Electrolux EN3481AOX (£665) which is cheaper.

Fridges with a larger fridge net capacity that might be worth looking at include the Neff KI2823F30 (£749) (252L and cheaper), the AEG S83920CMW2 (£631) (258L and cheaper), or the Bosch KGN39XW32G (£629) (269L and cheaper).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bosch kge39dw40
Barcodes 04242002793108

Bosch KGE39DW40 Review Sources

To prepare this Bosch KGE39DW40 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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