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Bosch KGN36SB31
Bosch KGN36SB31

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Bosch KGN36SB31 Fridge Freezer

219L 66L 600mm 1,850mm Mar 2013
A++
Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Release Date £690.90 Electricity cost over 10 years
Bosch fridges have good reviews
Features No Frost (freezer)
Quite small total net capacity

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Reviews

Bosch Fridges Have Good Reviews

Fridges manufactured by Bosch have an average rating of 84%, which is in the top 31% of all fridge freezer brands that we have assessed.


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

The energy efficiency classification of this fridge is A++, and the KGN36SB31 has an average 24 year running cost of £691 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 622 fridge freezers of a comparable age and spec.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

Bosch released the KGN36SB31 in March 2013.


Freezer

Average Storage Time During Power Failure

The KGN36SB31 has a relatively typical storage time during power failure (17 hours) compared to most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been on the market for a similar time to this fridge.

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Average Freezer Net Capacity

At 66 liters, the KGN36SB31 has a fairly standard freezer net capacity compared to most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been around for around the same time as this fridge freezer.

If this fridge freezer net capacity is not large enough for you then you might want to consider the Neff KG711 (£806.04) (71L), or the Siemens iQ100 KI38VA50GB (£549) (72L).

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Features No Frost (freezer)

The KGN36SB31 features No Frost (freezer). Most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been on the market for a comparable time to this fridge also feature No Frost (freezer).

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Has a Fast Freeze Function

The Bosch KGN36SB31 has a fast freeze function. Most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been around for around the same time as this fridge also have a fast freeze function.

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Performance

Quite Small Total Net Capacity

Medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been around for more than two years have total net capacities of between 200L and 360L. With a total net capacity of only 285 liters, the Bosch KGN36SB31 has one of the smaller total net capacities amongst medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers of this age.

If you want a fridge freezer with a larger total net capacity then you might want to consider the Liebherr ICS 3214 (£1,002.58) (287L).

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Only T (Tropical) Climate Class

This fridge has a SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) climate class, which is the most frequently found climate class on fridge freezers of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

With a noise level of 43 decibels, the KGN36SB31 has one of the louder noise levels amongst similar spec fridges of this age. The quietest noise level of medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that came out more than two years ago is 5dB and the loudest is 50dB.

If you are not bothered about having a louder noise level then you might want to consider the KGN36VW30 (£606.30) (43dB), or the KGN39AW32 (43dB) both from Bosch.

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Ergonomics

Has a Temperature Alarm

The KGN36SB31 has a temperature alarm. Most of the other fridges that have been available for a comparable time to this fridge also have a temperature alarm.

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Has a Door Open Alarm

The KGN36SB31 has a door open alarm. Most of the other fridge freezers of a similar age and type to this fridge freezer also have a door open alarm.

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Other Features

Has a No Frost System

The KGN36SB31 has a No Frost system. Most of the other fridge freezers that are a comparable age to this fridge also have a No Frost system.

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Has a Defrost Function

The KGN36SB31 has a defrost function, as do most of the other fridges of a similar age and spec to this fridge freezer.

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Design

Has a Built-In Display

The KGN36SB31 has a built-in display. Most of the other fridge freezers of this age and type do not have a built-in display.

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Has a Reversible Doors

The Bosch KGN36SB31 has a reversible doors. Most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that are a comparable age to this fridge freezer also have a reversible doors.

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Fridge

Four Shelves/baskets (fridge)

The KGN36SB31 is a four shelf/basket (fridge) fridge.

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219 Liters Fridge Net Capacity

This is a 219 liters net fridge capacity fridge.

If this Bosch fridge fridge net capacity is not large enough for you then you might want to consider the Liebherr CTP 2921 (£379) (220L).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bosch kgn36sb31
Barcodes 04242002759593

Bosch KGN36SB31 Review Sources

To prepare this Bosch KGN36SB31 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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Energy efficiency rating is higher
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Longer storage time during power failure
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Siemens KG36EAI43

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Siemens KG36EAW43

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KG36EAW43

£ 759.67
Cheaper to run by £340.51
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Only three fridge shelves baskets
42% cheaper to run
Energy efficiency rating is better
6kg/24h bigger freezer capacity
9% taller
Bosch KGW36XL30S

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Vastly lower connected load
Energy efficiency rating is superior
15% smaller freezer capacity
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