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Bosch KGN36XI42 Fridge Freezer

£629.95
211L 86L 600mm 1,860mm Apr 2014
A+++
Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Release Date £404.20 Electricity cost over 10 years
Low running costs
Bosch has good fridge reviews
Quite large total net capacity
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Energy

Low Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this Bosch fridge freezer is A+++, and the KGN36XI42 has an average 24 year running cost of £405 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the cheaper to run fridges of this type and age.


Reviews

Bosch Has Good Fridge Reviews

We checked the reviews from users and experts of hundreds of fridges to determine an average rating for each fridge brand. On average fridge freezers from Bosch have good ratings from experts and owners.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2014 when this fridge freezer was released.


Performance

Quite Large Total Net Capacity

The smallest total net capacity of fridge freezers of a similar type and age to this fridge is 200L, the largest is 360L, and the average total net capacity is 300L. With a total net capacity of 320 liters, the KGN36XI42 has a quite large total net capacity compared to most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that were released more than two years ago.

If you are looking for a larger total net capacity then you might want to consider the Gorenje RK 60359 OC (£499) (321L and cheaper).

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise levels of comparable spec fridges that have been around for more than two years range from 5dB to 50dB, and the average noise level is 40dB. At only 39 decibels, the KGN36XI42 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other similar spec fridge freezers that are a comparable age to this fridge freezer.

There are a number of other 39dB noise level fridge freezers currently available that you might want to look at including cheaper fridges such as the ENN2853COW (£496.99), or the ENN3153AOW (£549.99) both from Electrolux or the Liebherr CTP 3316 (£549).

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Only T (Tropical) Climate Class

This fridge freezer has a SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) climate class, which is typical of many fridge freezers that came out around the same time as it.

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Freezer

Average Freezer Net Capacity

At 86 liters, the Bosch KGN36XI42 has a fairly average freezer net capacity compared to most of the other fridge freezers that came out around the same time as this fridge.

If this Bosch fridge freezer net capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the Hotpoint FFUL 1812 (£505.99) (88L) which is also cheaper.

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Average Storage Time During Power Failure

With a storage time during power failure of 17 hours, the KGN36XI42 has a fairly average storage time during power failure compared to most of the other fridges that have been on the market for a similar time to this fridge.

There are a number of other 17h storage time during power failure fridges currently available which you might want to consider including cheaper fridge freezers such as the Smeg FC34XPNF (£609), the Siemens KG36NSW30, or the Bosch KGN36VW30 (£606.30).

If you would prefer a longer storage time during power failure then you might want to consider the RK 60359 OC (£499) (18h and cheaper), or the NRC 6192 (£599) (18h and cheaper) both from Gorenje or the Panasonic NR-BN31AW1 (£449) (18h and cheaper).

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Fairly Big Freezing Capacity

When compared to other fridges that have been available for around the same time as this fridge that we have checked the freezing capacity of, the KGN36XI42's freezing capacity of 17 kilograms per 24 hours is one of the biggest. The smallest freezing capacity of medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that were released more than two years ago is 2kg/24h, the biggest is 31kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 7.9kg/24h.

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Features No Frost (freezer)

The Bosch KGN36XI42 features No Frost (freezer), as do most of the other fridges of this age and type.

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Ergonomics

Has a Door Open Alarm

The KGN36XI42 has a door open alarm, as do most of the other fridges of this spec and age.

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Design

Has a Built-In Display

The Bosch KGN36XI42 has a built-in display, which is unusual. Most of the other fridges of this age and type do not have a built-in display.

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Has a Reversible Doors

The KGN36XI42 has a reversible doors. Most of the other fridges of this type and age also have a reversible doors.

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Fridge

Has a Multi-Airflow System (fridge)

The KGN36XI42 has a multi-Airflow system (fridge). Most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that came out more than two years ago also have a multi-Airflow system (fridge).

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Features No Frost (fridge)

The Bosch KGN36XI42 features No Frost (fridge), as do most of the other fridge freezers of this age and spec.

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Very Small Fridge Gross Capacity

Across all the fridge freezers of a similar type and age to this fridge the fridge gross capacities range from 200L to 330L, and the average fridge gross capacity is 220L. At only 211 liters, the Bosch KGN36XI42 has a fairly small fridge gross capacity compared to most of the other fridges of this spec and age.

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211 Liters Fridge Net Capacity

This is a 211 liters net fridge capacity fridge.

If this Bosch fridge fridge net capacity is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the Hotpoint FFUL 1812 (£505.99) (212L and cheaper), or the Siemens KG36VUL31 (£552.15) (213L and cheaper).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers siemens kgn36xi42, summer kgn36xi42, bosch kgn36xi42b
Barcodes 04242002809236, 04242002809533

Bosch KGN36XI42 Review Sources

To prepare this Bosch KGN36XI42 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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