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Bosch KGE58BI40 Fridge Freezer

496L 118L 700mm 1,910mm Oct 2014
A+++
Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Release Date £460.60 Electricity cost over 10 years
Running costs are low
Bosch has good reviews for its fridge freezers
Very long storage time during power failure

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Energy

Running Costs Are Low

The energy efficiency classification of this Bosch fridge is A+++, and the average 24 year running cost of the KGE58BI40 is £461 based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the cheaper to run fridges of this age and spec.


Reviews

Bosch Has Good Reviews for Its Fridge Freezers

On average fridges manufactured by Bosch are rated 84%, which is in the top 31% of all fridge freezer manufacturers that we have analysed.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

Bosch released the KGE58BI40 in October 2014.


Freezer

Very Long Storage Time During Power Failure

With a storage time during power failure of 40 hours, the Bosch KGE58BI40's storage time during power failure is one of the longest amongst fridge freezers of a similar spec and age to this fridge freezer. The storage time during power failures of fridge freezers that were released more than two years ago range from 4h to 44h, and the average storage time during power failure is 21h.

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Average Freezer Net Capacity

At 118 liters, the Bosch KGE58BI40 has a fairly average freezer net capacity compared to most of the other similar spec fridge freezers that have been available for a comparable time to this fridge freezer.

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Quite Big Freezing Capacity

At 17 kilograms per 24 hours, the KGE58BI40 has a fairly big freezing capacity compared to most of the other fridges that have been around for around the same time as this fridge. Fridges that have been available for around the same time as this fridge freezer have freezing capacities of between 2kg/24h and 20kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 11kg/24h.

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Has an Ice Cube Tray

The KGE58BI40 has an ice cube tray, as do most of the other fridges of this type and age.

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Has a Fast Freeze Function

The Bosch KGE58BI40 has a fast freeze function, as do most of the other fridges of this age and type.

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Only Two Shelves/baskets (freezer)

The KGE58BI40 is a two shelf/basket fridge freezer. Most of the other comparable spec fridge freezers that have been around for around the same time as this fridge freezer have between one and four shelves/baskets (freezer).

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Performance

Quite Large Total Net Capacity

Across all the fridges of a similar type and age to this fridge freezer the total net capacities range from 240L to 620L. At 496 liters, the Bosch KGE58BI40 has a fairly large total net capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec fridges that have been around for a similar time to this fridge freezer.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

With a noise level of only 39 decibels, the KGE58BI40 has one of the quieter noise levels amongst large fridge net capacity fridges of this age. The average noise level of fridges that are a similar age to this fridge is 42dB.

We compared all the other 39dB noise level fridges to this fridge and we think the Bosch KGE39AW30 which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you would consider a fridge with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the KGE49AI41 (£1,010.53) (38dB and cheaper), or the KGE49AW41 (£908.95) (38dB and cheaper) both from Bosch.

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Has an Air Filter

The KGE58BI40 has an air filter. Most of the other fridges of this type and age also have an air filter.

We think you might also be interested in alternative fridge freezers which also have an air filter including the Bosch KGN49AI32.

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Has a Holiday Function

The KGE58BI40 has a holiday function. Most of the other fridge freezers that have been on the market for a comparable time to this fridge also have a holiday function.

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Only T (Tropical) Climate Class

This fridge freezer has a SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) climate class, which is the most frequently found climate class on fridge freezers of this spec and age.

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Very Small Total Gross Capacity

Fridges that came out more than two years ago have total gross capacities of between 250L and 18,000L, and the average total gross capacity is 510L. With a total gross capacity of only 377 liters, the KGE58BI40 has one of the smaller total gross capacities amongst large fridge net capacity fridges of this age.

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Power

Not Energy Star Certified

The Bosch KGE58BI40 is not Energy Star certified. Most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that were released around the same time as this fridge freezer are also not Energy Star certified.

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Ergonomics

Has a Defrost Water Drain

The KGE58BI40 has a defrost water drain, as do most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that came out more than two years ago.

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Has a Temperature Alarm

The KGE58BI40 has a temperature alarm. Most of the other comparable spec fridge freezers that came out more than two years ago also have a temperature alarm.

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Has a Door Open Alarm

The KGE58BI40 has a door open alarm, as do most of the other similar spec fridges that were launched more than two years ago.

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Fresh Zone

Has a Fresh Zone Compartment

The KGE58BI40 has a fresh zone compartment. Most of the other fridge freezers that were launched around the same time as this fridge freezer also have a fresh zone compartment.

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Design

Does Not Have a Child Lock

The KGE58BI40 does not have a child lock. Most of the other fridge freezers that have been available for a comparable time to this fridge also do not have a child lock.

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Has a Reversible Doors

The Bosch KGE58BI40 has a reversible doors. Most of the other fridge freezers of this age and type also have a reversible doors.

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Fridge

Has a Super Cool Function

The KGE58BI40 has a Super Cool function. Most of the other fridge freezers that came out around the same time as this fridge freezer also have a Super Cool function.

There are a number of other fridges with a Super Cool function currently available that you might want to look at including the KGE49AI41 (£1,010.53), the KGE49BI40 (£986.92), or the KGE49AW41 (£908.95) all from Bosch all of which are cheaper.

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Fairly Large Fridge Gross Capacity

The KGE58BI40 has one of the larger fridge gross capacities (377 liters) amongst large fridge net capacity fridges of this age. The average fridge gross capacity of fridge freezers of a similar age and type to this fridge freezer is 310L.

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496 Liters Fridge Net Capacity

This is a 496 liters net fridge capacity fridge freezer.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bosch kge58bi40
Barcodes 04242002798691, 04242002823201

Bosch KGE58BI40 Review Sources

To prepare this Bosch KGE58BI40 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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