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Bosch KGN36VW31GB

75

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Bosch KGN36VW31GB

£499.00
Bosch KGN36VW31G
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A very economical to run and good spec 319L total capacity fridge freezer, but representing only moderate value for money
Stainless Steel 233L 86L 600mm Mar 2015 A++
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Graded Bosch KGN36VW31GB White Fridge Freezer (B-8907) RRP £699 (Brand new, unopened) - on
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Bosch KGN36VW31G Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the Bosch KGN36VW31G number 610 in medium fridge freezers.
64
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
78
Age
2 Years Old
81
Running Costs
£560 Over 10 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

Hisense 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 2018.
This fridge freezer has an efficiency rating of A+++, and its running costs of £560 over 10 years are typical compared to the other 2,540 fridge freezers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving fridge freezers.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Larger than average fridge net capacity
Bigger than average freezing capacity
Energy efficiency class a++: cools especially efficiently
NoFrost: never defrost
CrisperBox: fruits and vegetables stay fresh for longer, thanks to humidity control
ChillerBox: the coolest area in your fridge - keeps meat and fish fresh for twice as long
Again, thanks to perfect protection from ice formation - that saves time and effort
Louder than average noise level
Does not have a fresh zone compartment

Bosch KGN36VW31G In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Bosch Fridge Freezers Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 365 owner and expert reviews (including 344 verified purchases) for Bosch fridge freezers and found that on average Bosch has very good ratings compared to other brands. 97% of those that bought a Bosch fridge freezer would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 60% of fridge freezers, it has average features, is over 6 months old and at £499.00 it does not seem like great value for money overall.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This Bosch fridge freezer is rated A+++ for energy efficiency. The KGN36VW31G is typical compared to the other 2,540 fridge freezers that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the KGN36VW31G will cost £560 over 10 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Bosch released the KGN36VW31G in March 2015.

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Features

Average Freezer Net Capacity

The freezer net capacity of the KGN36VW31G of 86L is fairly standard compared to most other fridge freezers. It is larger than 52% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Fridge Net Capacity

The Bosch KGN36VW31G's fridge net capacity of 233L is in the largest 34% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature. Fridge freezers have fridge net capacities of between 16L and 1,200L, and the average fridge net capacity is 230L.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the KGN36VW31G of 42dB is louder than 68% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature. The quietest noise level of fridge freezers is 32dB, the loudest is 48dB, and the average noise level is 40dB.

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Average Storage Time During Power Failure

The KGN36VW31G's storage time during power failure of 16h is fairly standard compared to most other fridge freezers. It is longer than 55% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Freezing Capacity

The freezing capacity of the Bosch KGN36VW31G of 14kg/24h is bigger than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is bigger than 92% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature. Across all the fridge freezers the freezing capacities range from 1kg/24h to 72kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 7.5kg/24h.

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Does Not Have a Fresh Zone Compartment

Like most other fridge freezers, the KGN36VW31G does not have a fresh zone compartment. 70% of fridge freezers do not have a fresh zone compartment.

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Average Total Net Capacity

The total net capacity of the Bosch KGN36VW31G of 319L is relatively average compared to most other fridge freezers. It is larger than 36% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Features No Frost (fridge)

The KGN36VW31G features No Frost (fridge), which is unusual. 71% of fridge freezers do not feature No Frost (fridge).

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T Climate Class

This fridge freezer has T|SN|SN (Subnormal)|T (Tropical)|SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical)|SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) and SN - T climate classes, which is the most frequently found climate class on fridge freezers.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

bosch kgn36vw31g, kgn36vw31gb

Barcodes:

04242002741291

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