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Overall Score

Bosch KGE49BI40

£1,027.74
A very cheap to run Stainless steel 301L fridge with not bad features
Stainless Steel 301L 111L 700mm May 2014
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Bosch KGE49BI40 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the Bosch KGE49BI40 number 609 across all fridge freezers.
16
Poor
76
Good Features
50
3 Years Old
87
£412 Over 24 Years
Overall Score
51
Average

Why Has it Scored 52?

LG fridge freezers 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 rating of A+++||A++|A+++, and its running costs of £412 over 24 years are in the cheapest 13% of all 2,219 fridges that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly large fridge net capacity
Quite large total net capacity
Does not have a fresh zone compartment

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Bosch KGE49BI40 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

Bosch is one of the superior fridge freezer manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has very good features but is over 6 months old and at £1,027.74 it is more expensive than 85% of fridge freezers.

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Features

Fairly Large Fridge Net Capacity

Across all the fridges the fridge net capacities range from 16L to 1,200L, and the average fridge net capacity is 230L. The KGE49BI40's fridge net capacity of 301L is fairly large compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the largest 12% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Large Total Net Capacity

Fridge freezers have total net capacities of between 42L and 620L, and the average total net capacity is 300L. The KGE49BI40's total net capacity of 412L is in the largest 9% of all fridges when ranked by this feature.

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Five Shelves/baskets (fridge)

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

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Quite Big Freezing Capacity

The average freezing capacity of all fridge freezers is 8kg/24h, with the smallest being 0.7kg/24h and the biggest being 130kg/24h. The Bosch KGE49BI40's freezing capacity of 15kg/24h is in the biggest 6% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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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 the most frequently found climate class on fridges.

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Fairly Large Freezer Net Capacity

The freezer net capacity of the KGE49BI40 of 111L is in the largest 16% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature. Across all the fridges the freezer net capacitioes range from 11L to 520L, and the average freezer net capacity is 89L.

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Has a Super Cool Function

The KGE49BI40 has a Super Cool function, unlike 85% of fridge freezers which do not have a Super Cool function.

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Quite Large Total Gross Capacity

The KGE49BI40's total gross capacity of 422L is in the largest 14% of all fridges when sorted by this feature. Fridge freezers have total gross capacities of between 6.1L and 840L, and the average total gross capacity is 340L.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise level of the Bosch KGE49BI40 of only 34dB is in the quietest 1% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature. The noise levels of fridges range from 5dB to 47dB, and the average noise level is 40dB.

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Has a Defrost Water Drain

The KGE49BI40 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 KGE49BI40 has a temperature alarm, which is unusual. 85% of fridge freezers do not have a temperature alarm.

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Quite Big Freezer Gross Capacity

The Bosch KGE49BI40's freezer gross capacity of 118L is fairly big compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the biggest 25% of all fridges when ranked by this feature. The smallest freezer gross capacity of fridge freezers is 11L, the biggest is 520L, and the average freezer gross capacity is 100L.

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Very Long Storage Time During Power Failure

The storage time during power failure of the KGE49BI40 of 44h is in the longest 1% of all fridges when ordered by this feature. Fridges have storage time during power failures of between 3.5h and 46h, and the average storage time during power failure is 19h.

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Has a Holiday Function

The Bosch KGE49BI40 has a holiday function, unlike 93% of fridge freezers which do not have a holiday function.

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Does Not Have a Fresh Zone Compartment

The KGE49BI40 does not have a fresh zone compartment. 71% of fridge freezers also do not have a fresh zone compartment.

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Fairly Large Fridge Gross Capacity

Across all the fridge freezers the fridge gross capacities range from 4.2L to 1,900L, and the average fridge gross capacity is 230L. The KGE49BI40's fridge gross capacity of 296L is quite large compared to most other fridges. It is in the largest 14% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Bosch released the KGE49BI40 in May 2014.


Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this fridge freezer is A+++||A++|A+++, and the KGE49BI40 has an average 24 year running cost of £412 based on satisfactory energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 13% of all 2,219 fridges.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bosch kge49bi40
Barcodes 04242002798813

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