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Bosch KDN46VL20
Bosch KDN46VL20

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Bosch KDN46VL20 Fridge Freezer

297L 78L 700mm 1,850mm Nov 2012
A+
Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Release Date £791.94 Electricity cost over 10 years
Bosch has good reviews for its fridge freezers
Quite short storage time during power failure
Does not have a door open alarm

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Bosch Has Good Reviews for Its Fridge Freezers

Bosch fridge freezers have an average rating of 84 out of 100, which is in the top 31% of all fridge brands that we have analysed.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

This fridge freezer has an energy efficiency rating of A+. Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the KDN46VL20 will cost £792 over 24 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 398 fridge freezers of a similar spec and age.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was November 2012 when this fridge was released.


Freezer

Quite Short Storage Time During Power Failure

With a storage time during power failure of only 14 hours, the KDN46VL20 has one of the shorter storage time during power failures amongst comparable spec fridges of this age. Across all the large fridge net capacity fridges that are a comparable age to this fridge freezer the storage time during power failures range from 4h to 44h.

If this Bosch fridge storage time during power failure is too short for you then you might want to consider the Kenwood KFC60SS15 (£200) (15h).

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Quite Small Freezer Net Capacity

Across all the fridges of this type and age the freezer net capacitioes range from 16L to 260L, and the average freezer net capacity is 110L. The KDN46VL20 has one of the smaller freezer net capacitioes (only 78 liters) amongst fridge freezers of this age.

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Has a Fast Freeze Function

The Bosch KDN46VL20 has a fast freeze function. Most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that were released around the same time as this fridge also have a fast freeze function.

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Only One Shelf/basket

The KDN46VL20 is a one shelf/basket fridge. Most of the other fridge freezers of a similar spec and age to this fridge freezer have between one and four shelves/baskets (freezer).

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Performance

Average Total Net Capacity

The KDN46VL20 has a relatively average total net capacity (375 liters) compared to most of the other fridges of a comparable type and age to this fridge.

If this Bosch fridge total net capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the Hotpoint-Ariston ENTMH 192A1 FW (£461.35) (378L).

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Only T (Tropical) Climate Class

This fridge has a SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) climate class, which is the most commonly found climate class on large fridge net capacity fridges that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

At 43 decibels, the KDN46VL20 has a fairly loud noise level compared to most of the other fridges of this age and type. The noise levels of large fridge net capacity fridges that have been on the market for a similar time to this fridge freezer range from 34dB to 420dB, and the average noise level is 42dB.

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Ergonomics

Does Not Have a Door Open Alarm

The Bosch KDN46VL20 does not have a door open alarm, unlike most of the other fridge freezers of this age and type which have a door open alarm.

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Other Features

Has a Multi-Airflow System

The KDN46VL20 has a multi-airflow system, as do most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that are a similar age to this fridge.

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Has a Defrost Function

The KDN46VL20 has a defrost function, as do most of the other fridges that are a similar age to this fridge freezer.

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Has a Thermostat

The KDN46VL20 has a thermostat, as do most of the other fridges that have been around for around the same time as this fridge.

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Has a No Frost System

The KDN46VL20 has a No Frost system, as do most of the other fridge freezers of this spec and age.

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Fresh Zone

Has a Fresh Zone Compartment

The KDN46VL20 has a fresh zone compartment. Most of the other fridges of this age and spec also have a fresh zone compartment.

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Design

Has a Reversible Doors

The Bosch KDN46VL20 has a reversible doors. Most of the other fridge freezers of a comparable spec and age to this fridge freezer also have a reversible doors.

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Fridge

Only Two Shelves/baskets (fridge)

Most fridges of a comparable age and type to this fridge have between two and nine shelves/baskets (fridge), including the Bosch KDN46VL20 which has two shelves/baskets (fridge).

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297 Liters Fridge Net Capacity

This is a 297 liters net fridge capacity fridge.

If this Bosch fridge fridge net capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the Samsung RL4362FBASL (£499) (300L), or the Bosch KGE49AW41 (£908.95) (301L).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bosch kdn46vl20
Barcodes 04242002708201

Bosch KDN46VL20 Review Sources

To prepare this Bosch KDN46VL20 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 372,298 product attributes, 1,717 fridge freezer reviews and 1,704,900 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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