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Bosch KGN36SM40 Fridge Freezer

219L 66L 600mm 1,850mm Nov 2013
A+++
Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Release Date £373.65 Electricity cost over 10 years
Very low running costs
Bosch has good reviews for its fridges
Quite small freezer net capacity

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Energy

Very Low Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this medium fridge net capacity fridge freezer is A+++, and the KGN36SM40 is in the cheapest 8% of all 622 fridge freezers of a similar type and age that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the KGN36SM40 will cost £374 over 24 years to run.


Reviews

Bosch Has Good Reviews for Its Fridges

Bosch fridges have an average rating of 84%, which is in the top 31% of all fridge freezer manufacturers that we have analysed.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This medium fridge net capacity fridge freezer has been on the market since November 2013.


Freezer

Quite Small Freezer Net Capacity

The average freezer net capacity of medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been around for a comparable time to this fridge is 81L. At only 66 liters, the KGN36SM40 has a fairly small freezer net capacity compared to most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that are a comparable age to this fridge.

If this fridge freezer net capacity is not large enough for you then you might want to consider the AEG SCS51800F0 (£359.99) (70L), or the Neff KG711 (71L).

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Average Storage Time During Power Failure

The KGN36SM40 has a fairly average storage time during power failure (17 hours) compared to most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that came out more than two years ago.

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Has an Ice Cube Tray

The KGN36SM40 has an ice cube tray. Most of the other fridges of this age and spec also have an ice cube tray.

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Performance

Quite Small Total Net Capacity

At only 285 liters, the Bosch KGN36SM40 has a fairly small total net capacity compared to most of the other fridges that have been on the market for more than two years. The smallest total net capacity of medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been around for around the same time as this fridge freezer is 200L and the largest is 360L.

If this fridge total net capacity is not large enough for you then you might want to consider the Liebherr ICS 3214 (287L).

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Average Noise Level

At 40 decibels, the KGN36SM40 has a relatively average noise level compared to most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been on the market for more than two years.

If you are not concerned about having a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Gorenje RK61810 (40dB).

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Only T (Tropical) Climate Class

This fridge freezer has a SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) climate class, which is the most frequently found climate class on similar spec fridge freezers that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Ergonomics

Has a Door Open Alarm

The KGN36SM40 has a door open alarm. Most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that were released more than two years ago also have a door open alarm.

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Other Features

Has a No Frost System

The KGN36SM40 has a No Frost system. Most of the other fridge freezers that were released more than two years ago also have a No Frost system.

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Fresh Zone

Has a Fresh Zone Compartment

The KGN36SM40 has a fresh zone compartment, as do most of the other fridge freezers of a comparable type and age to this fridge.

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Fridge

Has a Super Cool Function

The KGN36SM40 has a Super Cool function, as do most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been around for around the same time as this fridge.

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Two Vegetable Drawers

The KGN36SM40 is a two vegetable drawer fridge.

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Only Three Shelves/baskets (fridge)

The KGN36SM40 is a three shelf/basket (fridge) fridge freezer. Most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that were launched more than two years ago have between 2 and 10 shelves/baskets (fridge).

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219 Liters Fridge Net Capacity

This is a 219 liters net fridge capacity fridge.

Fridges with a larger fridge net capacity that might be worth considering include the Liebherr CTP 2921 (£369.97) (220L), or the AEG S83520CMX2 (£555.25) (220L).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bosch kgn36sm40
Barcodes 04242002788883

Bosch KGN36SM40 Review Sources

To prepare this Bosch KGN36SM40 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.

Other Fridge Freezers to Consider

Fairly large total net capacity
Fairly long storage time during power failure
Has a defrost function
Good brand
Quite small freezer net capacity
Has a child lock
Not cheap
Samsung has good fridge reviews
Quite large freezer net capacity
Running costs are very high
One industry award
Running costs are low
Reasonably priced
Very low running costs
Quite long storage time during power failure
Five shelves/baskets (fridge)
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