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Bosch KIN85AF30

76

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Bosch KIN85AF30

Bosch KIN85AF30

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A very economical to run and classic 249L total capacity fridge freezer, with good features but representing only average value for money
White 155L 94L 558mm Oct 2013 A++
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Bosch KIN85AF30 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Bosch KIN85AF30 number 486 in small fridge freezers.
95
Reviews
7 Reviews
68
Value for Money
Good
77
Features
Good Features
69
Age
4 Years Old
82
Running Costs
£550 Over 10 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 89%. Hisense fridge freezers also have excellent reviews in general.
This fridge freezer is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer fridge freezers with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest fridge freezers 2018.
This Bosch fridge freezer has an energy efficiency rating of A+++, and its running costs of £550 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.
Customers report excellent product quality, acceptable noise level and good storage. However they also report poor technical guidance.
The KIN85AF30 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Larger than average freezer net capacity
Has a fresh zone compartment
Smaller than average fridge net capacity
Shorter than average storage time during power failure

Bosch KIN85AF30 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good User Reviews

Based on 7 user reviews this Bosch fridge freezer has an average user rating of 89 out of 100. Over 71% of reviewers gave this fridge freezer the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Customers Report Poor Technical Guidance

Three customers who bought the product reckoned that it did not have good technical guidance.

  • Nice finishing touches, let down by the horrific instructions given…
  • The installation instructions are disgracefully inadequate…
    JohnDoe (Ao.com) - January 2015
  • There are parts which are not shown on the instructions sheet…
    JohnDoe (Ao.com) - January 2015

Bosch Has Very Good Reviews for Its Fridge Freezers

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

Customers Report Great Product Quality

Five owners concluded that it was good quality.

  • Needed a good quality, integrated, frost free, 50-50 fridge freezer to fit into new kitchen…
    Gundulph (Ao.com) - February 2013
  • Also the build quality not so good as previous model…
  • Build quality is fantastic and it is far quieter than my old appliance…
  • Bought this fridge due to needing a good quality 50-50 unit and this seemed to fit the bill…
  • Excellent quality fridge and looks very nice on the inside with the LED light…
  • Finish of the fridge is excellent however, quality is in a different league to the others…

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

Two people agreed that the product was quiet.

  • It does! The internal light's flush within the wall therefore not taking up any room and product seems nice and quiet - just a slight gurgling from time to time…
    Pammy5 (Ao.com) - June 2014
  • Build quality is fantastic and it is far quieter than my old appliance…

Customers Report Superior Storage

Two owners agreed that this fridge freezer had good storage.

  • Would have preferred the salad drawer to be 2 containers, one for salad stuff the other for vegetables…
  • Excellent use of door storage as well…
    Gundulph (Ao.com) - February 2013
  • Great Product just has a storage issue overall we love this…
    Nasir (Ao.com) - July 2016

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The energy efficiency rating of this Bosch fridge freezer is A+++, and based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 10 year running cost of the KIN85AF30 is £550, which is typical compared to the other 2,540 fridge freezers.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This fridge freezer was released in October 2013.

Features

Larger Than Average Freezer Net Capacity

Across all the fridge freezers the freezer net capacitioes range from 4L to 520L, and the average freezer net capacity is 88L. The freezer net capacity of the Bosch KIN85AF30 of 94L is in the largest 35% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Fridge Net Capacity

Across all the fridge freezers the fridge net capacities range from 16L to 1,200L, and the average fridge net capacity is 230L. The fridge net capacity of the KIN85AF30 of only 155L is smaller than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 13% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the KIN85AF30 of 39dB is relatively standard compared to most other fridge freezers. It is louder than 62% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure

The KIN85AF30's storage time during power failure of only 13h is shorter than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is shorter than 75% of all fridge freezers when sorted 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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Average Freezing Capacity

The freezing capacity of the KIN85AF30 of 9kg/24h is fairly average compared to most other fridge freezers. It is bigger than 39% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Four Shelves/baskets (fridge)

Compared to the other 2,315 fridge freezers that we have assessed the number of shelves/baskets (fridge) of, the number of shelves/baskets (fridge) on the Bosch KIN85AF30 is four which is average.

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Smaller Than Average Total Net Capacity

The total net capacity of the KIN85AF30 of only 249L is smaller than 74% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature. Across all the fridge freezers the total net capacities range from 15L to 790L, and the average total net capacity is 310L.

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Has a Fresh Zone Compartment

The Bosch KIN85AF30 has a fresh zone compartment, which is unusual. 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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Has a Super Cool Function

The KIN85AF30 has a Super Cool function, which is unusual. 81% of fridge freezers do not have a Super Cool function.

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Four Door Balconies

The KIN85AF30 is a four door balconies fridge freezer.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

siemens kin85af30g, summer kin85af30g, bosch kin85af30g

Barcodes:

00635131623271, 04242002707044, 04242002721675

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