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Bosch KGF56HB40 Fridge Freezer

375L 105L 700mm 1,930mm May 2016
A+++
Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Release Date £507.60 Electricity cost over 10 years
Good brand
Very large total net capacity
Quite large freezer net capacity

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Reviews

Good Brand

Fridge freezers produced by Bosch have an average rating of 84%, which is in the top 31% of all fridge brands that we have assessed.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

This fridge is rated A+++ for energy efficiency. The KGF56HB40 is typical compared to the other 86 fridges that were launched in the last year that we have looked at for 24 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 24 year running cost of the KGF56HB40 is £508.


Other

Released Twelve Months Ago

This fridge has been on the market since May 2016.


Freezer

Quite Large Freezer Net Capacity

Large fridge net capacity fridges that came out around the same time as this fridge have freezer net capacitioes of between 21L and 210L, and the average freezer net capacity is 96L. The Bosch KGF56HB40 has a quite large freezer net capacity (105 liters) compared to most of the other newly released similar spec fridge freezers.

Fridge freezers with a larger freezer net capacity that might be worth looking at include the Bosch KGE49BI41 (£933.87) (111L), or the Liebherr CBNPES 5167 (£2,495) (112L).

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Fairly Long Storage Time During Power Failure

The shortest storage time during power failure of similar spec fridge freezers that were released in the last year is 10h and the longest is 44h. With a storage time during power failure of 24 hours, the Bosch KGF56HB40 has one of the longer storage time during power failures amongst large fridge net capacity fridges of this age.

Fridges with a longer storage time during power failure that might be worth considering include the CN 4813 (£449) (26h), the CNel 4813 (26h), or the CBPef 4815 (£1,029) (33h) all from Liebherr.

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Has a Multi-Airflow System (freezer)

The Bosch KGF56HB40 has a multi-Airflow system (freezer), as do most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that have been around for the last year.

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Quite Big Freezing Capacity

With a freezing capacity of 16 kilograms per 24 hours, the Bosch KGF56HB40 has one of the bigger freezing capacities amongst fridge freezers of this age. Across all the new large fridge net capacity fridges the freezing capacities range from 2kg/24h to 18kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 12kg/24h.

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Features No Frost (freezer)

The Bosch KGF56HB40 features No Frost (freezer), as do most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that were released in the last 12 months.

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Has a Fast Freeze Function

The KGF56HB40 has a fast freeze function. Most of the other new similar spec fridges also have a fast freeze function.

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Has an Ice Cube Tray

The Bosch KGF56HB40 has an ice cube tray. Most of the other comparable spec fridge freezers that have been around for around the same time as this fridge freezer also have an ice cube tray.

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Only Two Shelves/baskets (freezer)

The Bosch KGF56HB40 is a two shelf/basket fridge freezer.

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Performance

Very Large Total Net Capacity

Across all the large fridge net capacity fridges that have been available for the last year the total net capacities range from 250L to 510L. The total net capacity of the Bosch KGF56HB40 of 480 liters is one of the largest amongst large fridge net capacity fridges that have been available for a comparable time to this fridge.

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Has an Air Filter

The KGF56HB40 has an air filter. Most of the other latest similar spec fridge freezers also have an air filter.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The average noise level of large fridge net capacity fridges that have been available for a comparable time to this fridge freezer is 39dB, and the noise levels range from 36dB to 44dB. With a noise level of 42 decibels, the KGF56HB40 has a quite loud noise level compared to most of the other latest large fridge net capacity fridges.

Other 42dB noise level fridges currently available which you might want to consider include the Whirlpool BSNF 9152 (£599) which has better reviews.

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T (Tropical) Climate Class

This fridge freezer has a SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) climate class, which is typical of many recently released large fridge net capacity fridges.

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Design

Has a Reversible Doors

The Bosch KGF56HB40 has a reversible doors, as do most of the other fridge freezers that were released in the last 12 months.

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Has a Built-In Display

The Bosch KGF56HB40 has a built-in display, as do most of the other fridge freezers that came out in the last year.

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Fresh Zone

Has a Fresh Zone Compartment

The KGF56HB40 has a fresh zone compartment. Most of the other fridge freezers that were launched in the last 12 months also have a fresh zone compartment.

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Fridge

Has a Multi-Airflow System (fridge)

The Bosch KGF56HB40 has a multi-Airflow system (fridge), as do most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that were released in the last 12 months.

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Features No Frost (fridge)

The Bosch KGF56HB40 features No Frost (fridge). Most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that have been around for around the same time as this fridge freezer also feature No Frost (fridge).

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Has a Super Cool Function

The Bosch KGF56HB40 has a Super Cool function. Most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that were released in the last year also have a Super Cool function.

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Only Three Door Balconies

Most recently released comparable spec fridges have between one and five door balconies, including the KGF56HB40 which has three door balconies.

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375 Liters Fridge Net Capacity

This is a 375 liters net fridge capacity fridge.

If this fridge fridge net capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the Liebherr K 4310 (£699) (390L), or the Sharp SJ-FS820 (£1,499) (393L).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bosch kgf56hb40
Barcodes 04242002911144

Bosch KGF56HB40 Review Sources

To prepare this Bosch KGF56HB40 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 372,302 product attributes, 1,730 fridge freezer reviews and 1,721,200 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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