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Should You Buy a Bosch Fridge Freezer?

Updated 19 September 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Bosch Fridge Freezer?

Bosch is well known for its 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 30+ 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 moderately popular fridge freezers. Their fridge freezers start at $659 for the KGV33VW31 which has a height of 1,760mm, a fridge net capacity of 192L and a freezer net capacity of 94L and go up to $1,700 for the KAN90VI20 which has a height of 1,770mm, a fridge net capacity of 373L and a freezer net capacity of 200L. The average price of a new Bosch fridge freezer is $1,038.

Bosch are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and moderately 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. 3 best fridge freezer brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Bosch is the 3rd best fridge freezer brand out there.

#1
Magic Chef
95%
95%
57 reviews
#2
Germany
93%
93%
293 reviews
#3
Germany
89%
89%
1,283 reviews
#4
Germany
86%
86%
169 reviews
#5
AEG
Germany
86%
86%
123 reviews
#6
South Korea
84%
84%
2,040 reviews
#7
Italy
82%
82%
297 reviews
#8
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
81%
81%
207 reviews
#9
United States
78%
78%
485 reviews
#10
Slovenia
76%
76%
67 reviews
#11
Grundig
Germany
75%
75%
507 reviews
#12
75%
75%
93 reviews
#13
Igenix
74%
74%
12 reviews
#14
Switzerland
72%
72%
201 reviews
#15
Poland
72%
72%
6 reviews
#16
China
70%
70%
169 reviews
#17
United States
70%
70%
57 reviews
#18
New Zealand
69%
69%
88 reviews
#19
White Knight
68%
68%
40 reviews
#20
Turkey
65%
65%
7,126 reviews
#21
Italy
64%
64%
163 reviews
#22
United States
63%
63%
1,343 reviews
#23
CDA
United Kingdom
63%
63%
3 reviews
#24
GE
United States
59%
59%
0 reviews
#25
Statesman
55%
55%
0 reviews
#26
Gaggenau
55%
55%
0 reviews
#27
KitchenAid
54%
54%
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

There's a wide selection of Bosch fridge freezers available compared to other fridge freezer brands, with 9 Bosch fridge freezers currently on the market in the US. At an average purchase price of $1,038, Bosch fridge freezers also tend to be more expensive than most other fridge freezer brands.

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

Bosch have better reviews than the typical fridge freezer brand, with the average rating of a Bosch fridge freezer being 92%. 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.

Whilst Bosch have a number of interesting features including MultiBox, overall they tend to be less feature rich than their competitors.

No. Of Fridge Freezers
Average Price
$716
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,499
Price Distribution of All Fridge Freezers
No. Of Fridge Freezers
Average Price
$1,038
$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
984
4 stars
236
3 stars
22
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 91% and 91% respectively across all Fridge Freezer brands.

Purchasers of Bosch fridge freezers frequently mentioned that the product had been designed with environmental issues in mind, good technical features and was nicely designed. 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%
9 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
agdmaniak.pl logo
90%
1 review
gadgetshow.channel5.com logo
80%
1 review
gadgetspeak.com logo
80%
1 review
smarthomemagazine.nl logo
80%
1 review
Average
88%
15 reviews
85%
7 reviews
89%
6 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
9
1
4
Trusted Reviews logo
2
2
2
1
reviewed.com logo
1
Total
12
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 MultiBox.

Bosch MultiBox

Bosch fridge freezers that feature MultiBox include the Bosch Serie 4 KAN90VI20 ($0).

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