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Bosch KDN42VW20
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Bosch KDN42VW20 Fridge Freezer

333L 254L 700mm 1,700mm Jun 2012
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Bosch Has Good Fridge Freezer Reviews

Bosch fridges have an average rating of 84 out of 100, which is in the top 34% of all fridge freezer brands that we have analysed.

Two Number of Compressorss

The Bosch KDN42VW20 is a two number of compressors fridge freezer. Most of the other large total net capacity fridges that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and three number of compressorss.

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Light

At only 70 kilograms, the KDN42VW20 is quite light compared to most of the other fridge freezers of this age and spec. The lightest similar spec fridge that has been around for a comparable time to the KDN42VW20 is 10kg heavy and the heaviest is 230kg.

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14 Reasons Against

Quite Short Storage Time During Power Failure

At only 14 hours, the KDN42VW20 has a fairly short storage time during power failure compared to most of the other fridges of this spec and age. Across all the fridges that are a comparable age to the KDN42VW20 the storage time during power failures range from 4h to 44h, and the average storage time during power failure is 21h.

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Quite Small Freezer Net Capacity

The average freezer net capacity of similar spec fridges that were released around the same time as the KDN42VW20 is 100L, and the freezer net capacitys range from 58L to 210L. With a freezer net capacity of only 78 liters, the KDN42VW20 has one of the smaller freezer net capacitys amongst comparable spec fridge freezers of this age.

If you are looking for a fridge with a larger freezer net capacity then you might also want to look at the Haier CFD-734CX (£1,174.86) (80L).

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Does Not Have an Air Filter

The KDN42VW20 does not have an air filter. Most of the other fridges of this age and type also do not have an air filter.

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Does Not Have a Water Dispenser

The Bosch KDN42VW20 does not have a water dispenser, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other large total net capacity fridges that are a comparable age to the KDN42VW20 also do not have a water dispenser.

Alternative fridge freezers which also have a water dispenser that you might want to consider include the LG GSL325PVQV.

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Does Not Have an Icemaker

The KDN42VW20 does not have an icemaker, although this is within the context that most of the other large total net capacity fridges that have been available for more than two years also do not have an icemaker.

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Does Not Have a Super Cool Function

The KDN42VW20 does not have a super Cool function. Most of the other large total net capacity fridges that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDN42VW20 also do not have a super Cool function.

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Does Not Have a Water Filter

Most fridge freezers of a similar age and type to the KDN42VW20 do not have a water filter. The KDN42VW20 is no exception to this as it too does not have a water filter.

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Does Not Feature Ice Crushing

Most fridge freezers that have been available for more than two years do not feature ice crushing. The KDN42VW20 is no exception to this as it too does not feature ice crushing.

It is worth considering alternative fridges which also feature ice crushing including the Samsung RH56J6917SL (£1,899.99).

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Does Not Have an AntiBacteria Function

Like most of the other fridges of a comparable type and age to the KDN42VW20, the KDN42VW20 does not have an AntiBacteria function.

There are a number of other fridge freezers which also have an AntiBacteria function that you might want to consider including the Samsung RL4353LBA.

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Does Not Have a Humidifier Function

Like most of the other large total net capacity fridges that have been available for more than two years, the KDN42VW20 does not have a humidifier function.

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Only Two Freezer Number of Shelves/basketss

The Bosch KDN42VW20 is a two freezer number of shelves/baskets fridge freezer. Most of the other fridge freezers of this spec and age have between one and three freezer number of shelves/basketss.

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Very Small Freezer Gross Capacity

The smallest freezer gross capacity of fridge freezers that were launched more than two years ago is 84L and the biggest is 250L. At only 99 liters, the KDN42VW20 has a fairly small freezer gross capacity compared to most of the other large total net capacity fridges that are a similar age to the KDN42VW20.

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Quite Small Total Gross Capacity

At only 357 liters, the KDN42VW20 has a quite small total gross capacity compared to most of the other large total net capacity fridges that were released around the same time as the KDN42VW20. Fridges that are a similar age to the KDN42VW20 have total gross capacitys of between 250L and 660L.

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Quite Small Fridge Gross Capacity

The average fridge gross capacity of large total net capacity fridges that have been on the market for more than two years is 300L. With a fridge gross capacity of only 258 liters, the KDN42VW20 has a quite small fridge gross capacity compared to most of the other large total net capacity fridges that were released around the same time as the KDN42VW20.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Bosch KDN42VW20

Average Fridge Net Capacity

The Bosch KDN42VW20 has a relatively typical fridge net capacity (254 liters) compared to most of the other fridge freezers that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this fridge is A+. Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 24 year running cost of the KDN42VW20 is £750, which is typical compared to the other 310 fridge freezers that came out more than two years ago.

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Bosch released the KDN42VW20.

Specification

Design
Case Design
Colour of Product
Door Hinge
Number of Compressors
Built-In Capability
Built-In Display
Reversible Doors
Performance
Total Net Capacity
Water Filter
Air Filter
Water Dispenser
Icemaker
Climate Class
Total Gross Capacity
Fridge
Fridge Net Capacity
Bottle Rack
Number of Vegetable Drawers
Fridge Number of Shelves/baskets
Fridge Interior Light
Fridge Gross Capacity
Freezer
Freezer Net Capacity
Storage Time During Power Failure
Ice Cube Tray
Fast Freeze Function
Freezer Number of Shelves/baskets
Star Rating
Freezing Capacity
Freezer Gross Capacity
Freezer Position
Ergonomics
Cable Length
Power
AC Input Voltage
Annual Energy Consumption
Connected Load
Energy Efficiency Class
Weight & Dimensions
Width
Height
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Depth Without Handle
Other Features
Form Factor
Multi-Airflow System
Defrost Function
No Frost System

Running Cost

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Total running cost over 10 years £749.65
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Energy Rating
3.7T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 3.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
96
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 96 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bosch 2, bosch 2p, kdn42vw20, bosch 2pu, bosch 2pue, bosch 2puer, bosch 2puert, bosch 2puerta, bosch 2puertas
Barcodes 04242002707556

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Haier CFD-734CX vs Bosch KDN42VW20

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