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Should You Buy a Bosch Fridge Freezer?

Matthew
Updated 26 August 2021
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should you buy a Bosch Fridge Freezer?

Bosch is well known for its dishwashers, vacuum cleaners, washing machines and electric kettles. 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 39,000 user and expert reviews and 40+ 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 $839 for the KIV87NSF0 which has a height of 1,780mm, a fridge net capacity of 199L and a freezer net capacity of 69L and go up to $1,895 for the KAD93VIFP which has a height of 1,787mm, a fridge net capacity of 368L and a freezer net capacity of 165L. The average price of a new Bosch fridge freezer is $1,358.

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. 1 best fridge freezer brand.

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

#1
Germany
95%
95%
1,406 reviews
#2
South Korea
92%
92%
3,130 reviews
#3
Germany
89%
89%
331 reviews
#4
Magic Chef
88%
88%
88 reviews
#5
Germany
80%
80%
210 reviews
#6
Switzerland
75%
75%
245 reviews
#7
China
74%
74%
256 reviews
#8
New Zealand
73%
73%
146 reviews
#9
AEG
Germany
65%
65%
114 reviews
#10
Italy
65%
65%
303 reviews
#11
United States
64%
64%
66 reviews
#12
Italy
63%
63%
298 reviews
#13
Germany
63%
63%
476 reviews
#14
Westinghouse
59%
59%
0 reviews
#15
Gaggenau
54%
54%
0 reviews
#16
GE
United States
53%
53%
0 reviews
#17
Viking
52%
52%
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 6 Bosch fridge freezers currently on the market in the US. At an average purchase price of $1,358, 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%. Bosch have a number of great features including vario zone, easyAccess Shelf and MultiBox which sets them apart from the competition.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Bosch fridge freezer is $80 (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.

No. Of Fridge Freezers
Average Price
$925
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $11,499
Price Distribution of All Fridge Freezers
No. Of Fridge Freezers
Average Price
$1,358
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $6,199
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
2
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Bosch logo

User Reviews

5 stars
1,070
4 stars
263
3 stars
26
2 stars
14
1 star
22
Bosch has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its fridge freezers than most other brands.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 96% of user reviews for Bosch fridge freezers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 93% 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, was robust and had nice technical features. Their fridge freezers have also won a total of 4 awards.

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
Which? logo
100%
10 reviews
100%
1 review
100%
4 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
94%
5 reviews
88%
5 reviews
93%
3 reviews
90%
1 review
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
Expert Reviews logo
80%
1 review
gadgetshow.channel5.com logo
80%
1 review
gadgetspeak.com logo
80%
1 review
smarthomemagazine.nl logo
80%
1 review
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
1 review
Average
88%
17 reviews
84%
7 reviews
87%
7 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 received by 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
10
1
4
Trusted Reviews logo
4
4
3
1
Expert Reviews logo
1
reviewed.com logo
1
Total
15
5
4
4
1

How Reliable Are Bosch Fridge Freezers?

We checked over 39,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Bosch fridge freezers. over 660 of these reviews 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

With good build quality
Trusted Reviews
Excellent Build Quality
currys.co.uk
The only downside was the installation into the built in cabinets took a little longer than anticipated especially when it came to fixing the cabinet doors
johnlewis.com

NOT RELIABLE

Poor Build Quality
currys.co.uk
our last unit had a broken fan
ao.com
Mediocre Build Quality
johnlewis.com
In doing so they have broken the doors
amazon.co.uk

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 MultiBox.

Bosch Vario Zone

Bosch fridge freezers that feature vario zone include the Bosch Serie 6 KGB86AIFP ($0), the Bosch Serie 6 KAI93VIFP ($1,732) and the Bosch Serie 6 KAD93VIFP ($1,888).

Bosch EasyAccess Shelf

Bosch fridge freezers that feature easyAccess Shelf include the Bosch Serie 6 KGN39 ($914) and the Bosch Serie 6 KGB86AIFP ($0).

Bosch MultiBox

Bosch fridge freezers that feature MultiBox include the Bosch Serie 4 KAN93VIFP ($1,345).

Bosch VitaFresh Pro 0°C

Bosch fridge freezers that feature VitaFresh Pro 0°C include the Bosch Serie 4 KAN93VIFP ($1,345).

What is the Best Mid-Range Bosch Fridge Freezer?

Bosch Serie 4 KGN36

$832.20
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Bosch Serie 4 KGN36
237L
FRIDGE
87L
FREEZER
36dB
NOISE LEVEL
14kg/24h
FREEZER
CAPACITY
16h
STORAGE TIME
324L
TOTAL
$507
OVER 10 YEARS
A++

A great mid range choice, priced at $832.20 is the Bosch Serie 4 KGN36, which has a Kagoo Score of 75.

Features We Love:
Quieter than average noise level (36dB)
Multi-Airflow system (fridge)
Water filter
Humidifier function
Holiday function

A very economical to run and good spec 324L total capacity fridge freezer.

79
Features
Good Features
87
Running Costs
$510 Over 10 Years
75
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the Serie 4 KGN36 in the US is $832.20 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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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 MultiBox
Bosch VitaFresh Pro 0°C
What is the Best Mid-Range Bosch Fridge Freezer?

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