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Bosch KGE49BI40

Bosch KGE49BI40 Fridge Freezer

407L 296L 700mm 2,010mm May 2014
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7 Reasons For

Running Costs Are Low

This Bosch fridge has an efficiency rating of A+++. The KGE49BI40 is in the cheapest 13% of all 304 comparable spec fridge freezers that have been available for more than two years that we have assessed for 24 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 24 year running cost of the KGE49BI40 is £412.

Bosch Has Good Fridge Reviews

Fridge freezers made by Bosch have an average rating of 83 out of 100, which is in the top 31% of all fridge brands that we have analysed.

Very Long Storage Time During Power Failure

The storage time during power failures of large total net capacity fridge freezers that have been on the market for a similar time to the KGE49BI40 range from 4h to 44h, and the average storage time during power failure is 21h. At 44 hours, the Bosch KGE49BI40 has a very long storage time during power failure compared to most of the other similar spec fridges that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Super Cool Function

The KGE49BI40 has a super Cool function. Most of the other fridges that are a similar age to the KGE49BI40 do not have a super Cool function.

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Five Fridge Number of Shelves/basketss

Most large total net capacity fridge freezers that were launched more than two years ago have between two and nine fridge number of shelves/basketss, including the KGE49BI40 which has five fridge number of shelves/basketss.

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Quite Big Freezing Capacity

Large total net capacity fridge freezers that have been around for more than two years have freezing capacitys of between 2kg/24h and 20kg/24h. With a freezing capacity of 15 kilograms per 24 hours, the Bosch KGE49BI40 has one of the bigger freezing capacitys amongst comparable spec fridges of this age.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of large total net capacity fridge freezers that are a comparable age to the KGE49BI40 is 34dB and the loudest is 50dB. At only 34 decibels, the KGE49BI40 has a very quiet noise level compared to most of the other fridge freezers that have been around for a similar time to the KGE49BI40.

If you are not worried about having a louder noise level then you might also want to consider the Siemens KG49EAI40[plb_31591_price] (38dB), or the Bosch KGN39XI40[plb_1854634_price] (37dB).

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Air Filter

Most fridges of this spec and age do not have an air filter. The KGE49BI40 is no exception to this as it too does not have an air filter.

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Does Not Have a Water Dispenser

Like most of the other fridges that have been on the market for around the same time as the KGE49BI40, the KGE49BI40 does not have a water dispenser.

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Does Not Have an Icemaker

The Bosch KGE49BI40 does not have an icemaker, although keep in mind that most of the other fridges that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have an icemaker.

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Does Not Have a Water Filter

Most fridge freezers of a comparable spec and age to the KGE49BI40 do not have a water filter. The KGE49BI40 is no exception to this as it too does not have a water filter.

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Does Not Feature Ice Crushing

Like most of the other fridges that have been around for a comparable time to the KGE49BI40, the KGE49BI40 does not feature ice crushing.

Alternative fridge freezers which also feature ice crushing that you might also want to look at include the Samsung RH56J6917SL[plb_2962366_price].

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Does Not Have an AntiBacteria Function

The Bosch KGE49BI40 does not have an AntiBacteria function. Most of the other similar spec fridges that have been around for a comparable time to the KGE49BI40 also do not have an AntiBacteria function.

We compared this fridge freezer to all the other fridge freezers with an AntiBacteria function and we think the Samsung RL4353LBA[plb_1589205_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Humidifier Function

Like most of the other large total net capacity fridge freezers that have been available for more than two years, the Bosch KGE49BI40 does not have a humidifier function.

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Fairly High Connected Load

The connected loads of similar spec fridges that came out more than two years ago range from 0.09W to 900W. With a connected load of 160 Watts, the KGE49BI40 has one of the higher connected loads amongst fridges of this age.

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Heavy

The lightest similar spec fridge freezer that has been on the market for around the same time as the KGE49BI40 is 10kg heavy, the heaviest is 230kg, and the average weight is 86kg. The KGE49BI40 is fairly heavy (102 kilograms) compared to most of the other large total net capacity fridge freezers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KGE49BI40.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Bosch KGE49BI40

Average Fridge Net Capacity

The KGE49BI40 has a fairly typical fridge net capacity (296 liters) compared to most of the other fridge freezers that are a similar age to the KGE49BI40.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This Bosch fridge was released over two years ago.

Average Freezer Net Capacity

With a freezer net capacity of 111 liters, the Bosch KGE49BI40 has a fairly typical freezer net capacity compared to most of the other large total net capacity fridge freezers that were launched around the same time as the KGE49BI40.

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Specification

Design
Case Design
Colour of Product
Door Hinge
Number of Compressors
Shelves Material
Built-In Display
Door Opening Angle
Reversible Doors
Performance
Total Net Capacity
Noise Level
Water Dispenser
Holiday Function
Climate Class
Total Gross Capacity
Fridge
Fridge Net Capacity
Super Cool Function
Egg Balcony
Door Balconies
Fridge Number of Shelves/baskets
No Frost (fridge)
Lamp Type
Fridge Interior Light
Freezer
Freezer Net Capacity
Storage Time During Power Failure
Ice Cube Tray
Freezer Number of Shelves/baskets
No Frost (freezer)
Star Rating
Freezing Capacity
Freezer Gross Capacity
Freezer Position
Fresh Zone
Fresh Zone Compartment
Ergonomics
Cable Length
Defrost Water Drain
Adjustable Feet
Temperature Alarm
Door Open Alarm
Power
Current
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Annual Energy Consumption
Connected Load
Energy Efficiency Class
Weight & Dimensions
Width
Height
Depth
Weight

Running Cost

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Total running cost over 10 years £411.25
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Energy Rating
2.0T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 2.0 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
53
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 53 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bosch kge49bi40, switches kge49bi40
Barcodes 04242002798813

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