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Overall Score

Bosch KDN46VL20

A 5 year old Stainless steel 294L fridge freezer with satisfactory features
Stainless Steel 294L 77L 700mm Nov 2012
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Bosch KDN46VL20 Review

With average features,
59
Average Features
27
4 Years Old
26
£792 Over 24 Years
Overall Score
37
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 38?

LG fridge freezers have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better fridge freezers are available. View the latest fridge freezers 2017.
Whilst this fridge freezer has an efficiency rating of A+||A++|A+++, its running costs of £792 over 24 years are in the most expensive 12% of all 2,219 fridges that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly large fridge net capacity
Quite large total net capacity
Only one shelf/basket
Fairly loud noise level

Bosch KDN46VL20 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Bosch Has Very Good Reviews for Its Fridges

We calculated the average reviews for all Bosch fridges and found that Bosch had very good reviews.


Features

Fairly Large Fridge Net Capacity

The smallest fridge net capacity of fridges is 16L, the largest is 1,200L, and the average fridge net capacity is 230L. The Bosch KDN46VL20's fridge net capacity of 294L is in the largest 13% of all fridges when ordered by this feature.

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Only One Shelf/basket

Most fridge freezers have between 1 and 34 shelves/baskets (freezer), including the Bosch KDN46VL20 which has one shelf/basket.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The KDN46VL20's noise level of 43dB is quite loud compared to most other fridges. It is in the loudest 10% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature. The noise levels of fridge freezers range from 5dB to 47dB, and the average noise level is 40dB.

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Quite Large Total Net Capacity

The total net capacities of fridge freezers range from 42L to 620L, and the average total net capacity is 300L. The KDN46VL20's total net capacity of 371L is fairly large compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the largest 12% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Only Two Shelves/baskets (fridge)

The KDN46VL20 is a two shelf/basket (fridge) fridge. Most of the other fridge freezers have between 1 and 40 shelves/baskets (fridge).

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Has a Defrost Function

The KDN46VL20 has a defrost function, unlike 75% of fridges which do not have a defrost function.

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T Climate Class

This fridge has T|SN|SN (Subnormal)|T (Tropical)|SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical)|SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) and SN - T climate classes, which is typical of many fridge freezers.

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Has a Fresh Zone Compartment

The KDN46VL20 has a fresh zone compartment. 71% of fridge freezers do not have a fresh zone compartment.

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Average Freezer Net Capacity

The freezer net capacity of the Bosch KDN46VL20 of 77L is fairly average compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the largest 34% of all fridges when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Thermostat

The KDN46VL20 has a thermostat. 75% of fridge freezers do not have a thermostat.

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Quite Short Storage Time During Power Failure

Fridge freezers have storage time during power failures of between 3.5h and 46h, and the average storage time during power failure is 19h. The storage time during power failure of the Bosch KDN46VL20 of only 14h is quite short compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the shortest 22% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Fairly Large Total Gross Capacity

The Bosch KDN46VL20's total gross capacity of 401L is fairly large compared to most other fridges. It is in the largest 16% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature. The smallest total gross capacity of fridge freezers is 6.1L, the largest is 840L, and the average total gross capacity is 340L.

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Does Not Have a Door Open Alarm

The KDN46VL20 does not have a door open alarm. 65% of fridges also do not have a door open alarm.

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Has a Multi-Airflow System

The KDN46VL20 has a multi-airflow system, unlike 91% of fridges which do not have a multi-airflow system.

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Has a No Frost System

The KDN46VL20 has a No Frost system, unlike 86% of fridge freezers which do not have a No Frost system.

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Quite Large Fridge Gross Capacity

The fridge gross capacity of the KDN46VL20 of 302L is quite large compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the largest 14% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature. The fridge gross capacities of fridge freezers range from 4.2L to 1,900L, and the average fridge gross capacity is 230L.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Bosch fridge freezer has been on the market since November 2012.


Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

Whilst the efficiency rating of this Bosch fridge is A+||A++|A+++, the KDN46VL20 is in the most expensive 12% of all 2,219 fridge freezers that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the KDN46VL20 will cost £792 over 24 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bosch kdn46vl20
Barcodes 04242002708201
Three shelves/baskets (fridge)
4h longer storage time during power failure
21L larger freezer net capacity
A bit smaller fridge net capacity

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