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Bosch KDD74AL20N Fridge Freezer

397L 161L 858mm 1,773mm Sep 2014
A+
Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Release Date £1,045.74 Electricity cost over 10 years
Bosch has good fridge freezer reviews
Very large total net capacity
Fairly large freezer net capacity

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Reviews

Bosch Has Good Fridge Freezer Reviews

Bosch fridges have an average rating of 84%, which is in the top 31% of all fridge manufacturers that we have looked at.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was September 2014 when Bosch released the KDD74AL20N.


Freezer

Fairly Large Freezer Net Capacity

Large fridge net capacity fridges that have been on the market for a comparable time to this fridge freezer have freezer net capacitioes of between 16L and 260L, and the average freezer net capacity is 110L. With a freezer net capacity of 161 liters, the KDD74AL20N has one of the larger freezer net capacitioes amongst fridge freezers of this age.

If you are looking for a larger freezer net capacity then you might want to look at the Hotpoint FFUL 1913 (£254) (162L), the Kenwood KSBSB15 (£299) (167L), or the Samsung RL4362RBASL (£449) (168L).

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Quite Short Storage Time During Power Failure

At only 13 hours, the KDD74AL20N has a quite short storage time during power failure compared to most of the other fridge freezers of this spec and age. The storage time during power failures of similar spec 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.

If you want a longer storage time during power failure then you might want to consider the Samsung RF56J9040SR (£2,169) (14h), or the Kenwood KFC60SS15 (£200) (15h).

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Has an Automatic Defrost (freezer)

The KDD74AL20N has an automatic defrost (freezer). Most of the other fridge freezers of a comparable age and spec to this fridge freezer also have an automatic defrost (freezer).

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Features No Frost (freezer)

The KDD74AL20N features No Frost (freezer), as do most of the other similar spec fridges that have been on the market for around the same time as this fridge freezer.

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Quite Big Freezer Gross Capacity

The Bosch KDD74AL20N has a quite big freezer gross capacity (186 liters) compared to most of the other comparable spec fridge freezers that are a similar age to this fridge freezer. Fridges of a similar type and age to this fridge have freezer gross capacities of between 16L and 270L, and the average freezer gross capacity is 130L.

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Has a Fast Freeze Function

The KDD74AL20N has a fast freeze function. Most of the other fridge freezers of a similar spec and age to this fridge also have a fast freeze function.

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Only One Shelf/basket

The Bosch KDD74AL20N is a one shelf/basket fridge. Most of the other comparable spec fridges that were released around the same time as this fridge have between one and four shelves/baskets (freezer).

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Energy

Running Costs Are High

The efficiency rating of this fridge is A+, however the KDD74AL20N has an average running cost of £1,046 over 24 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the more expensive to run fridges of this type and age.


Performance

Very Large Total Net Capacity

Across all the fridges of a similar spec and age to this fridge freezer the total net capacities range from 240L to 620L. When compared to other fridges of this spec and age, the KDD74AL20N's total net capacity of 558 liters is one of the largest.

If you would prefer a fridge with a larger total net capacity then you might want to look at the Samsung RF56J9040SR (£2,169) (564L), or the Daewoo DRX31B3 (£429.99) (577L).

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Has a Water Dispenser

The KDD74AL20N has a water dispenser, unlike most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that have been on the market for around the same time as this fridge freezer which do not have a water dispenser.

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Has an Icemaker

The KDD74AL20N has an icemaker, as do most of the other similar spec fridges that are a comparable age to this fridge freezer.

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Quite Large Total Gross Capacity

Across all the fridges of this spec and age the total gross capacities range from 250L to 18,000L. At 598 liters, the Bosch KDD74AL20N has a quite large total gross capacity compared to most of the other fridges that were released more than two years ago.

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Only T (Tropical) Climate Class

This fridge freezer has a SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) climate class, which is typical of many large fridge net capacity fridges that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

At 43 decibels, the KDD74AL20N has a fairly loud noise level compared to most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that came out more than two years ago. The quietest noise level of fridge freezers of a comparable type and age to this fridge is 34dB and the loudest is 420dB.

If you don't mind having a louder noise level then you might want to consider the Bosch KGN49AI32 (43dB).

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Ergonomics

Has a Temperature Alarm

The KDD74AL20N has a temperature alarm. Most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that have been available for more than two years also have a temperature alarm.

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Has a Door Open Alarm

The KDD74AL20N has a door open alarm, as do most of the other fridge freezers of this age and type.

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Fresh Zone

Has a Fresh Zone Compartment

The KDD74AL20N has a fresh zone compartment. Most of the other comparable spec fridges that were released more than two years ago also have a fresh zone compartment.

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Design

Has a Built-In Display

The KDD74AL20N has a built-in display. Most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that have been around for more than two years also have a built-in display.

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Fridge

Has a Humidifier Function

The Bosch KDD74AL20N has a humidifier function. Most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that were launched around the same time as this fridge freezer also have a humidifier function.

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Has a Super Cool Function

The Bosch KDD74AL20N has a Super Cool function. Most of the other comparable spec fridges that have been on the market for a similar time to this fridge freezer also have a Super Cool function.

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Quite Large Fridge Gross Capacity

With a fridge gross capacity of 412 liters, the KDD74AL20N has a quite large fridge gross capacity compared to most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that are a similar age to this fridge. Large fridge net capacity fridges that are a similar age to this fridge have fridge gross capacities of between 230L and 500L, and the average fridge gross capacity is 310L.

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Has a Multi-Airflow System (fridge)

The KDD74AL20N has a multi-Airflow system (fridge), as do most of the other fridges of this age and spec.

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Features No Frost (fridge)

The KDD74AL20N features No Frost (fridge), as do most of the other fridges of a comparable spec and age to this fridge freezer.

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Has an Automatic Defrost (fridge)

The KDD74AL20N has an automatic defrost (fridge), as do most of the other fridge freezers of this spec and age.

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Only Three Shelves/baskets (fridge)

The KDD74AL20N is a three shelf/basket (fridge) fridge freezer.

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397 Liters Fridge Net Capacity

This is a 397 liters net fridge capacity fridge freezer.

If you want a fridge freezer with a larger fridge net capacity then you might want to look at the Samsung RFG23UEBP (£1,290) (398L) which is also higher rated.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bosch kdd74al20n
Barcodes 04242002730967

Bosch KDD74AL20N Review Sources

To prepare this Bosch KDD74AL20N 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 372,346 product attributes, 1,717 fridge freezer reviews and 1,590,800 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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