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30

Overall Score

Bosch KIV28V20FF

A 4 year old White 178L fridge freezer
White 178L 60L 540mm Aug 2013
Colour Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Release Date

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Bosch KIV28V20FF Review

With low running costs and at over 3 years old, we have scored the Bosch KIV28V20FF as follows for Summary.
24
Missing Some Features
36
4 Years Old
51
£611 Over 24 Years
Overall Score
30
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 30?

LG fridge freezers have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better fridges are available. View the latest fridge freezers 2017.
This fridge freezer has an energy efficiency classification of A+||A++|A+++, and its running costs of £611 over 24 years are typical compared to the other 2,219 fridges that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Quite small fridge net capacity
Quite small freezer net capacity
Quite small fridge gross capacity
Quite small total net capacity

Bosch KIV28V20FF In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Bosch Fridges Have Very Good Reviews

Bosch is one of the better rated fridge brands according to average reviews from owners and experts.


Features

Quite Small Fridge Net Capacity

The Bosch KIV28V20FF's fridge net capacity of only 178L is in the smallest 18% of all fridge freezers when ordered 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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Quite Small Freezer Net Capacity

The freezer net capacity of the KIV28V20FF of only 60L is in the smallest 15% of all fridges when ordered by this feature. Across all the fridge freezers the freezer net capacitioes range from 11L to 520L, and the average freezer net capacity is 89L.

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Quite Small Fridge Gross Capacity

Fridge freezers have fridge gross capacities of between 4.2L and 1,900L, and the average fridge gross capacity is 230L. The Bosch KIV28V20FF's fridge gross capacity of only 178L is quite small compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 17% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Average Noise Level

The KIV28V20FF's noise level of 40dB is pretty standard compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the loudest 43% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Defrost Function

The KIV28V20FF has a defrost function. 75% of fridge freezers do not have a defrost function.

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Quite Small Total Net Capacity

The average total net capacity of all fridge freezers is 300L, with the smallest being 42L and the largest being 620L. The Bosch KIV28V20FF's total net capacity of only 238L is fairly small compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 18% of all fridges when ordered by this feature.

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Very Small Freezing Capacity

The freezing capacity of the KIV28V20FF of only 3kg/24h is in the smallest 11% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. Across all the fridge freezers the freezing capacities range from 0.7kg/24h to 130kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 8kg/24h.

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T Climate Class

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

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Quite Small Total Gross Capacity

Across all the fridges the total gross capacities range from 6.1L to 840L, and the average total gross capacity is 340L. The KIV28V20FF's total gross capacity of only 253L is in the smallest 14% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Short Storage Time During Power Failure

Across all the fridges the storage time during power failures range from 3.5h to 46h, and the average storage time during power failure is 19h. The KIV28V20FF's storage time during power failure of only 13h is in the shortest 15% of all fridges when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Bottle Rack

The KIV28V20FF does not have a bottle rack. 50% of fridge freezers do have a bottle rack.

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Quite Small Freezer Gross Capacity

The freezer gross capacity of the KIV28V20FF of only 60L is quite small compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 11% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. The average freezer gross capacity of all fridge freezers is 100L, with the smallest being 11L and the biggest being 520L.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This fridge was released in August 2013.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The energy efficiency classification of this fridge freezer is A+||A++|A+++, and the KIV28V20FF has an average running cost of £611 over 24 years based on passable energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,219 fridges.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bosch kiv28v20ff
Barcodes 04242002661537
Slightly longer storage time during power failure
£39.95 cheaper to run
Larger freezer net capacity
One less shelf/basket (fridge)
Two more shelves/baskets (fridge)
20L bigger freezer gross capacity
5% larger total gross capacity
£94.00 more expensive to run over five years
A little larger fridge gross capacity
A little larger fridge net capacity
A bit larger total net capacity
Only three shelves/baskets (fridge)

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