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Bosch KIF42AF30

72

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Bosch KIF42AF30

Bosch KIF42AF30
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A very economical to run but slightly out of date 169L total capacity fridge freezer, with good features but representing only moderate value for money
White 154L 15L 558mm Jan 2016 A++
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Bosch KIF42AF30 Review

With very low running costs but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Bosch KIF42AF30 number 806 in small fridge freezers.
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Value for Money
Average
67
Features
Good Features
83
Age
2 Years Old
91
Running Costs
£430 Over 10 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

Hisense fridge freezers have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this fridge freezer is slightly out of date, and newer fridge freezers with more up to date technology are available. View the latest fridge freezers 2018.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A+++, and its running costs of £430 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.
This fridge freezer has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quieter than average noise level
Has a fresh zone compartment
Smaller than average freezer net capacity
Smaller than average fridge net capacity

Bosch KIF42AF30 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Bosch Has Very Good Fridge Freezer Reviews

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

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This Bosch fridge freezer is rated A+++ for energy efficiency, and the average 10 year running cost of the KIF42AF30 is £430 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,540 fridge freezers.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Bosch fridge freezer has been on the market since January 2016.

Features

Smaller Than Average Freezer Net Capacity

The average freezer net capacity of all fridge freezers is 88L, with the smallest being 4L and the largest being 520L. The freezer net capacity of the KIF42AF30 of only 15L is very small compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 3% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Fridge Net Capacity

The fridge net capacities of fridge freezers range from 16L to 1,200L, and the average fridge net capacity is 230L. The fridge net capacity of the KIF42AF30 of only 154L is smaller than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 12% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

Fridge freezers have noise levels of between 32dB and 48dB, and the average noise level is 40dB. The Bosch KIF42AF30's noise level of only 38dB is quieter than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is quieter than 78% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure

The KIF42AF30's storage time during power failure of only 13h is shorter than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is shorter than 79% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature. The shortest storage time during power failure of fridge freezers is 4h, the longest is 51h, and the average storage time during power failure is 18h.

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Very Small Freezing Capacity

Fridge freezers have freezing capacities of between 1kg/24h and 72kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 7.5kg/24h. The freezing capacity of the Bosch KIF42AF30 of only 2.5kg/24h is smaller than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is smaller than 85% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Only Three Shelves/baskets (fridge)

Most fridge freezers have between 1 and 10 shelves/baskets (fridge), including the KIF42AF30 which has three shelves/baskets (fridge).

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Does Not Have a Bottle Rack

The KIF42AF30 does not have a bottle rack, unlike 51% of fridge freezers which have a bottle rack.

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Smaller Than Average Total Net Capacity

The average total net capacity of all fridge freezers is 310L, with the smallest being 15L and the largest being 790L. The KIF42AF30's total net capacity of only 169L is smaller than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 8% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Fridge Gross Capacity

The fridge gross capacities of fridge freezers range from 37L to 1,900L, and the average fridge gross capacity is 240L. The KIF42AF30's fridge gross capacity of only 154L is smaller than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is smaller than 92% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Freezer Gross Capacity

The freezer gross capacity of the Bosch KIF42AF30 of only 15L is in the smallest 1% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature. Fridge freezers have freezer gross capacities of between 11L and 520L, and the average freezer gross capacity is 100L.

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Has a Fresh Zone Compartment

The KIF42AF30 has a fresh zone compartment. 70% of fridge freezers do not have a fresh zone compartment.

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T Climate Class

This fridge freezer has a T|SN|ST|SN (Subnormal)|ST (Subtropical)|SN (Subnormal) - ST (Subtropical) climate class, which is typical of many fridge freezers.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

bosch kif42af30

Barcodes:

04242002917313

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