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Bosch KGE36AL42 Fridge Freezer

304L 215L 600mm 1,860mm May 2014
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7 Reasons For

Running Costs Are Very Low

This Bosch fridge is rated A+++ for energy efficiency. The average 24 year running cost of the KGE36AL42 is £351 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the most economic to run fridges of a similar age and spec.

Bosch Fridges Have Good Reviews

Bosch is one of the superior fridge brands according to average expert and owner review score data that we have collected for all fridge freezers.

Very Long Storage Time During Power Failure

Comparable spec fridges that have been available for a similar time to the KGE36AL42 have storage time during power failures of between 4.5h and 46h, and the average storage time during power failure is 20h. When compared to other fridge freezers of a comparable spec and age to the KGE36AL42 that we have assessed, the Bosch KGE36AL42's storage time during power failure of 35 hours is one of the longest.

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Three Number of Vegetable Drawerss

The KGE36AL42 is a three number of vegetable drawers fridge.

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Four Freezer Number of Shelves/basketss

Most fridge freezers that are a comparable age to the KGE36AL42 have between one and four freezer number of shelves/basketss, including the Bosch KGE36AL42 which has four freezer number of shelves/basketss.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

At only 38 decibels, the KGE36AL42 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other medium total net capacity fridges that have been on the market for around the same time as the KGE36AL42. Medium total net capacity fridges that have been available for around the same time as the KGE36AL42 have noise levels of between 34dB and 48dB, and the average noise level is 41dB.

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Very Big Freezing Capacity

With a freezing capacity of 14 kilograms per 24 hours, the KGE36AL42 has one of the bigger freezing capacitys amongst medium total net capacity fridges of this age. Across all the fridges that are a comparable age to the KGE36AL42 the freezing capacitys range from 2kg/24h to 17kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 8.6kg/24h.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Air Filter

The KGE36AL42 does not have an air filter. Most of the other medium total net capacity fridges that are a comparable age to the KGE36AL42 also do not have an air filter.

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Does Not Have a Super Cool Function

Most medium total net capacity fridges that were launched around the same time as the KGE36AL42 do not have a super Cool function. The Bosch KGE36AL42 is no exception to this as it too does not have a super Cool function.

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Does Not Have a Water Filter

Most fridges of a similar spec and age to the KGE36AL42 do not have a water filter. The Bosch KGE36AL42 is no exception to this as it too does not have a water filter.

We compared this fridge to all the other fridges with a water filter and we think the Bosch KGW36XL30S[plb_2362515_price], or the Siemens KG36WXL30S[plb_2373670_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Water Dispenser

The KGE36AL42 does not have a water dispenser, although this is within the context that most of the other medium total net capacity fridges that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KGE36AL42 also do not have a water dispenser.

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Does Not Have an Icemaker

Most fridges that were released more than two years ago do not have an icemaker. The KGE36AL42 is no exception to this as it too does not have an icemaker.

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Does Not Feature Ice Crushing

The KGE36AL42 does not feature ice crushing. Most of the other medium total net capacity fridges that have been on the market for around the same time as the KGE36AL42 also do not feature ice crushing.

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Does Not Have an AntiBacteria Function

The KGE36AL42 does not have an AntiBacteria function. Most of the other fridge freezers of a similar type and age to the KGE36AL42 also do not have an AntiBacteria function.

Other fridge freezers which also have an AntiBacteria function that you might also want to consider include the Samsung RB31FERND[plb_1589099_price].

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Does Not Have a Humidifier Function

The KGE36AL42 does not have a humidifier function, although it is worth noting that most of the other fridges of this age and spec also do not have a humidifier function.

We compared all the other fridge freezers which also have a humidifier function to this fridge freezer and we think the Siemens KG36VUL31[plb_2360295_price] is also worth considering.

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Heavy

The lightest medium total net capacity fridge freezer that came out around the same time as the KGE36AL42 is 53kg heavy, the heaviest is 180kg, and the average weight is 72kg. With a weight of 79 kilograms, the KGE36AL42 is one of the heavier fridge freezers that were launched around the same time as the KGE36AL42 amongst fridges of this age.

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Fairly High Connected Load

The connected loads of similar spec fridge freezers that have been around for around the same time as the KGE36AL42 range from 14W to 320W, and the average connected load is 130W. The Bosch KGE36AL42 has a quite high connected load (160 Watts) compared to most of the other fridge freezers that were released more than two years ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Bosch KGE36AL42

Average Fridge Net Capacity

At 215 liters, the Bosch KGE36AL42 has a relatively typical fridge net capacity compared to most of the other medium total net capacity fridges that are a comparable age to the KGE36AL42.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Bosch released the KGE36AL42.

Average Freezer Net Capacity

The KGE36AL42 has a fairly average freezer net capacity (89 liters) compared to most of the other fridge freezers of this age and type.

If this Bosch fridge freezer net capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the Amica KGC 15530[plb_2362290_price] (90L).

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Specification

Design
Case Design
Colour of Product
Door Hinge
Door Assembly
Shelves Material
Housing Material
Display Type
Built-In Display
Child Lock
Reversible Doors
Performance
Total Net Capacity
Noise Level
Climate Class
Total Gross Capacity
Fridge
Fridge Net Capacity
Bottle Rack
Egg Balcony
Number of Vegetable Drawers
Fridge Number of Shelves/baskets
Automatic Defrost (fridge)
No Frost (fridge)
Lamp Type
Fridge Interior Light
Fridge Gross Capacity
Freezer
Freezer Net Capacity
Storage Time During Power Failure
Ice Cube Tray
Freezer Number of Shelves/baskets
No Frost (freezer)
Star Rating
Freezing Capacity
Freezer Gross Capacity
Freezer Position
Ergonomics
Adjustable Feet
Power
Current
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Annual Energy Consumption
Connected Load
Energy Efficiency Class
Weight & Dimensions
Width
Height
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Depth With Door Open

Running Cost

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Total running cost over 10 years £350.15
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Energy Rating
1.7T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 1.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
45
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 45 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kge36al42
Barcodes 04242002792972

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