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Bosch KIC38P65 Fridge Freezer

274L 28L 550mm 1,772mm Jul 2013
A++
Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Release Date £491.15 Electricity cost over 10 years
Running costs are low
Bosch fridges have good reviews
Quite small freezer net capacity

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Energy

Running Costs Are Low

The energy efficiency classification of this large fridge net capacity fridge freezer is A++. The KIC38P65 is in the cheapest 19% of all 398 fridges of a comparable type and age that we have looked at for 24 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 24 year running cost of the KIC38P65 is £492.


Reviews

Bosch Fridges Have Good Reviews

On average fridge freezers manufactured by Bosch are rated 84%, which is in the top 31% of all fridge freezer brands that we have assessed.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was July 2013 when this Bosch fridge was released.


Freezer

Quite Small Freezer Net Capacity

The freezer net capacitioes of fridge freezers of this age and spec range from 16L to 260L, and the average freezer net capacity is 110L. When compared to other fridge freezers of a comparable type and age to this fridge that we have checked, the freezer net capacity of the Bosch KIC38P65 of only 28 liters is one of the smallest.

If this Bosch fridge freezer freezer net capacity is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the Neff KI2823F30 (£749) (34L).

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Quite Short Storage Time During Power Failure

At only 14 hours, the KIC38P65 has a quite short storage time during power failure compared to most of the other fridges of this age and type. The shortest storage time during power failure of fridge freezers of this spec and age is 4h, the longest is 44h, and the average storage time during power failure is 21h.

Fridge freezers with a longer storage time during power failure that might be worth considering include the Kenwood KFC60SS15 (15h).

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Quite Small Freezing Capacity

Across all the fridge freezers that were launched around the same time as this fridge freezer the freezing capacities range from 2kg/24h to 20kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 11kg/24h. When compared to other fridges that have been around for around the same time as this fridge freezer that we have checked the freezing capacity of, the Bosch KIC38P65's freezing capacity of only 2 kilograms per 24 hours is one of the smallest.

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Performance

Quite Small Total Net Capacity

When compared to other large fridge net capacity fridges that are a comparable age to this fridge freezer that we have assessed the total net capacity of, the KIC38P65's total net capacity of only 302 liters is one of the smallest. Fridge freezers of a similar age and spec to this fridge have total net capacities of between 240L and 620L, and the average total net capacity is 390L.

If you are looking for a fridge with a larger total net capacity then you might want to look at the CTNESF 3663 (£699) (306L), or the CTN 3663 (£649) (310L) both from Liebherr.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

At only 39 decibels, the Bosch KIC38P65 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that were launched around the same time as this fridge. Across all the large fridge net capacity fridges that were released more than two years ago the noise levels range from 34dB to 420dB.

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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 large fridge net capacity fridges that came out more than two years ago.

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Other Features

Has a Defrost Function

The KIC38P65 has a defrost function, as do most of the other comparable spec fridge freezers that were launched more than two years ago.

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Design

Does Not Have a Child Lock

The Bosch KIC38P65 does not have a child lock. Most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that were released around the same time as this fridge also do not have a child lock.

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Has a Reversible Doors

The Bosch KIC38P65 has a reversible doors, as do most of the other fridge freezers of this age and type.

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Ergonomics

Has a Door Open Alarm

The Bosch KIC38P65 has a door open alarm. Most of the other similar spec fridge freezers that have been available for a comparable time to this fridge freezer also have a door open alarm.

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Fridge

Only Two Shelves/baskets (fridge)

Most fridge freezers of this type and age have between two and nine shelves/baskets (fridge), including the KIC38P65 which has two shelves/baskets (fridge).

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274 Liters Fridge Net Capacity

This is a 274 liters net fridge capacity fridge.

If you would prefer a larger fridge net capacity then you might want to look at the Samsung RB41J7859S4 (276L and higher rated).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bosch kic38p65
Barcodes 04242002682211

Bosch KIC38P65 Review Sources

To prepare this Bosch KIC38P65 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 369,628 product attributes, 1,715 fridge freezer reviews and 1,605,700 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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