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Should You Buy a Bosch Fridge Freezer?

Updated 24 August 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Bosch Fridge Freezer?

Bosch is well known for it's dishwashers, washing machines, electric kettles and coffee makers. The company behind Bosch also manufacturers Balay, Neff and Siemens Fridge Freezers.

We've collated all the key information on Bosch fridge freezers in this handy guide. We've analysed over 34,000 user and expert reviews and 20 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 13,000 fridge freezers to impartially compare each fridge freezer brand.

Bosch are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular fridge freezers. Their fridge freezers start at $574 for the KGN39VW35 which has a height of 2,030mm, a fridge net capacity of 279L and a freezer net capacity of 87L and go up to $869 for the KIV 38V20FF which has a height of 1,772mm, a fridge net capacity of 222L and a freezer net capacity of 72L. The average price of a new Bosch fridge freezer is $721.

Bosch are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular fridge freezers.

Is Bosch the Best Fridge Freezer Brand?

So are Bosch fridge freezers any good? We give every fridge freezer a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all fridge freezers we are able to impartially rank all the fridge freezer brands.

Bosch is ranked the No. 13 best fridge freezer brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Bosch is the 13th best fridge freezer brand out there.

#1
Magic Chef
95%
95%
57 reviews
#2
South Korea
88%
88%
2,324 reviews
#3
Germany
84%
84%
293 reviews
#4
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
84%
84%
207 reviews
#5
Turkey
83%
83%
7,128 reviews
#6
AEG
Germany
83%
83%
123 reviews
#7
Italy
82%
82%
297 reviews
#8
Slovenia
80%
80%
68 reviews
#9
United States
79%
79%
485 reviews
#10
79%
79%
93 reviews
#11
Grundig
Germany
75%
75%
507 reviews
#12
China
75%
75%
169 reviews
#13
Germany
73%
73%
1,288 reviews
#14
Switzerland
72%
72%
201 reviews
#15
Poland
71%
71%
6 reviews
#16
United States
70%
70%
57 reviews
#17
New Zealand
68%
68%
88 reviews
#18
White Knight
66%
66%
40 reviews
#19
Igenix
65%
65%
12 reviews
#20
China
63%
63%
4,491 reviews
#21
LG
South Korea
62%
62%
462 reviews
#22
Italy
62%
62%
162 reviews
#23
Germany
62%
62%
168 reviews
#24
United States
61%
61%
1,363 reviews
#25
CDA
United Kingdom
61%
61%
3 reviews
#26
Gaggenau
51%
51%
0 reviews
#27
Spain
51%
51%
0 reviews
#28
Statesman
51%
51%
0 reviews
#29
KitchenAid
51%
51%
0 reviews
#30
GE
United States
50%
50%
0 reviews
#31
Monogram
49%
49%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Bosch fridge freezers compare to the other fridge freezer brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All fridge freezer Brands
Bosch Fridge Freezers

At an average purchase price of $721, Bosch fridge freezers tend to be cheaper than most other fridge freezer brands. Bosch also have better reviews than the typical fridge freezer brand, with the average rating of a Bosch fridge freezer being 92%.

The average review score for a Bosch fridge freezer is 92%.

Bosch have a number of great features including vario zone, easyAccess Shelf and Food Preservation which sets them apart from the competition. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Bosch fridge freezer is $79 (based on a person typically using a fridge freezer for 24 hours per day), which makes them more efficient than most other fridge freezer brands.

There's a smaller selection of Bosch fridge freezers available compared to other fridge freezer brands, with only 2 Bosch fridge freezers currently on the market in the US.

No. Of Fridge Freezers
Average Price
$723
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $949
Price Distribution of All Fridge Freezers
No. Of Fridge Freezers
Average Price
$721
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $9,499
Price Distribution of Bosch Fridge Freezers

What Do the Bosch Fridge Freezer Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Bosch fridge freezer to work out the average distribution of reviews for Bosch and then compared this to the other fridge freezer brands.

Bosch logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
4
4 stars
1
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Bosch logo

User Reviews

5 stars
988
4 stars
236
3 stars
23
2 stars
14
1 star
19
Bosch has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its fridge freezers than most other fridge freezer brands.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 96% of user reviews for Bosch fridge freezers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 94% and 92% respectively across all Fridge Freezer brands.

Purchasers of Bosch fridge freezers frequently mentioned that the product had been designed with environmental issues in mind, a good design and good technical features. Their fridge freezers have also won a total of 4 awards.

Looking at just the expert reviews, in the table below we compare the average review score given to Bosch fridge freezers by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other fridge freezer brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Samsung Hisense LG Bosch Grundig
Trusted Reviews logo
93%
4 reviews
87%
6 reviews
93%
3 reviews
90%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
8 reviews
100%
1 review
100%
4 reviews
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
84%
1 review
63%
1 review
reviewed.com logo
78%
1 review
74%
1 review
gadgetshow.channel5.com logo
80%
1 review
gadgetspeak.com logo
80%
1 review
smarthomemagazine.nl logo
80%
1 review
Average
88%
14 reviews
85%
7 reviews
89%
5 reviews
90%
5 reviews
78%
3 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Bosch Fridge Freezers Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 4 industry awards for Bosch fridge freezers. The table below compares the number of awards given to Bosch to other popular fridge freezer brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Bosch has won 4 awards for its fridge freezers.

Compare all award winning fridge freezers

Number of Awards Samsung Hisense LG Bosch Grundig
Which? logo
8
1
4
Trusted Reviews logo
2
2
2
1
reviewed.com logo
1
Total
11
2
3
4
1

How Reliable Are Bosch Fridge Freezers?

We checked over 34,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Bosch fridge freezers. 60+ of these reviews that mention reliability of which 97% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Bosch fridge freezer owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

97% of reviewers think Bosch fridge freezers are reliable.

So, most people think that Bosch fridge freezers are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Bosch fridge freezers that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

Bosch seems a reliable make
ao.com
Reliable so far
johnlewis.com
Well built
Amazon

NOT RELIABLE

Poor Build Quality
johnlewis.com
Only very small niggle is that the hooks on the door to attach the shelves don't look that robust so I don't know how much you could put in them
ao.com

Features to Look Out For On Bosch Fridge Freezers

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Bosch fridge freezers that set them apart from the competition. These include vario zone, easyAccess Shelf and Food Preservation.

Bosch Vario Zone

Bosch fridge freezers that feature vario zone include the Bosch Serie 4 KGN39VW35 ($0).

Bosch EasyAccess Shelf

Bosch fridge freezers that feature easyAccess Shelf include the Bosch Serie 4 KGN39VW35 ($0).

Bosch Food Preservation

Bosch fridge freezers that feature Food Preservation include the Bosch Serie 4 KGN39VW35 ($0).

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Bosch Fridge Freezer?
Is Bosch the Best Fridge Freezer Brand?
What Do the Bosch Fridge Freezer Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Bosch Fridge Freezers Received?
How Reliable Are Bosch Fridge Freezers?
Features to Look Out For On Bosch Fridge Freezers
Bosch Vario Zone
Bosch EasyAccess Shelf
Bosch Food Preservation

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