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Bosch KGE49BI40 Fridge Freezer

£986.92
296L 111L 700mm 2,010mm May 2014
A+++
Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Release Date £411.25 Electricity cost over 10 years
Running costs are low
Bosch has good fridge freezer reviews
Very long storage time during power failure
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Energy

Running Costs Are Low

The energy efficiency rating of this Bosch fridge is A+++, and the KGE49BI40 has an average running cost of £412 over 24 years based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the cheaper to run large fridge net capacity fridges that came out more than two years ago.


Reviews

Bosch Has Good Fridge Freezer Reviews

Fridges produced by Bosch are some of the better fridges according to average reviews from users and experts.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This fridge has been on the market since May 2014.


Freezer

Very Long Storage Time During Power Failure

The storage time during power failures of comparable spec fridges that have been on the market for around the same time as this fridge freezer range from 4h to 44h. The storage time during power failure of the Bosch KGE49BI40 of 44 hours is one of the longest amongst fridges that have been available for a comparable time to this fridge freezer.

Other 44h storage time during power failure fridge freezers currently available that you might want to consider include cheaper fridge freezers such as the Bosch KGE49AW41 (£908.95), or the Siemens KG49EDI40.

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Average Freezer Net Capacity

At 111 liters, the Bosch KGE49BI40 has a relatively standard freezer net capacity compared to most of the other fridge freezers of this spec and age.

If you are looking for a larger freezer net capacity then you might want to consider the Bosch KGE49AW41 (£908.95) (112L) which is also cheaper.

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Has an Ice Cube Tray

The KGE49BI40 has an ice cube tray, as do most of the other fridge freezers of a similar age and type to this fridge freezer.

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Quite Big Freezing Capacity

Large fridge net capacity fridges that have been around for a comparable time to this fridge have freezing capacities of between 2kg/24h and 20kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 11kg/24h. With a freezing capacity of 15 kilograms per 24 hours, the KGE49BI40 has one of the bigger freezing capacities amongst large fridge net capacity fridges of this age.

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Performance

Average Total Net Capacity

At 407 liters, the KGE49BI40 has a fairly standard total net capacity compared to most of the other fridge freezers that came out around the same time as this fridge freezer.

If you are looking for a larger total net capacity then you might want to look at the Siemens KG49EBW40 (£759.96) (412L and cheaper), or the Bosch KGE49AW41 (£908.95) (413L and cheaper).

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Has a Holiday Function

The KGE49BI40 has a holiday function, as do most of the other comparable spec fridges that are a similar age to this fridge.

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Only T (Tropical) Climate Class

This fridge has a SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) climate class, which is typical of many comparable spec fridges that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The average noise level of fridge freezers of a comparable age and type to this fridge is 42dB. When compared to other large fridge net capacity fridges that were released more than two years ago that we have checked the noise level of, the KGE49BI40's noise level of only 34 decibels is one of the quietest.

If you would consider a fridge with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Haier C2FE836CXJ (40dB and cheaper), the Bosch KGE39AW30 (39dB and cheaper), or the Siemens KG39EAI40 (38dB and cheaper).

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Fresh Zone

Does Not Have a Fresh Zone Compartment

The KGE49BI40 does not have a fresh zone compartment, unlike most of the other similar spec fridge freezers that came out more than two years ago which have a fresh zone compartment.

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Ergonomics

Has a Defrost Water Drain

The KGE49BI40 has a defrost water drain. 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 defrost water drain.

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Has a Temperature Alarm

The KGE49BI40 has a temperature alarm, as do most of the other fridge freezers of this age and spec.

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Has a Door Open Alarm

The KGE49BI40 has a door open alarm, as do most of the other fridge freezers of this spec and age.

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Design

Has a Built-In Display

The Bosch KGE49BI40 has a built-in display, as do most of the other fridges of a similar age and spec to this fridge.

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Has a Reversible Doors

The KGE49BI40 has a reversible doors, as do most of the other fridge freezers of a comparable age and type to this fridge.

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Fridge

Has a Super Cool Function

The KGE49BI40 has a Super Cool function, as do most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that have been on the market for a comparable time to this fridge.

We compared all the other fridges with a Super Cool function to this fridge and we think cheaper fridge freezers such as the Bosch KGE49AW41 (£908.95) is also worth considering.

We compared this fridge freezer to all the other fridges with a Super Cool function and we think the KGE49AI41 (£1,010.53), or the KGE58BI40 both from Bosch are also worth considering.

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Five Shelves/baskets (fridge)

The KGE49BI40 is a five shelf/basket (fridge) fridge.

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296 Liters Fridge Net Capacity

This is a 296 liters net fridge capacity fridge freezer.

If you are looking for a larger fridge net capacity then you might want to consider the Bosch KGE49AW41 (£908.95) (301L and cheaper), the Siemens KG49EBW40 (£759.96) (301L and cheaper), or the Panasonic NR-B53VW2 (£850) (324L and cheaper).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bosch kge49bi40
Barcodes 04242002798813

Bosch KGE49BI40 Review Sources

To prepare this Bosch KGE49BI40 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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