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Bosch KIV38A51

70

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Bosch KIV38A51

Bosch KIV38A51

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An economical to run and good spec 281L total capacity fridge freezer
White 222L 59L 560mm Nov 2009 A+
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Bosch KIV38A51 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have scored the Bosch KIV38A51 as follows:
78
Features
Good Features
65
Age
8 Years Old
74
Running Costs
£650 Over 10 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

Hisense fridge freezers have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better fridge freezers are available. View the latest fridge freezers 2018.
This fridge freezer has an efficiency rating of A+++, and its running costs of £650 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.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Eight shelves/baskets (fridge)
Longer than average storage time during power failure
Smaller than average freezer net capacity
Smaller than average freezer gross capacity

Bosch KIV38A51 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Bosch Fridge Freezers Have Very Good 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 ratings 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

The efficiency rating of this fridge freezer is A+++, and the KIV38A51 is typical compared to the other 2,540 fridge freezers that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the KIV38A51 will cost £650 over 10 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Eight Years Ago

This fridge freezer was released in November 2009.

Features

Average Fridge Net Capacity

The KIV38A51's fridge net capacity of 222L is relatively typical compared to most other fridge freezers. It is larger than 45% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Freezer Net Capacity

Fridge freezers have freezer net capacitioes of between 4L and 520L, and the average freezer net capacity is 88L. The Bosch KIV38A51's freezer net capacity of only 59L is smaller than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 22% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Average Noise Level

The Bosch KIV38A51's noise level of 40dB is fairly typical compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the loudest 46% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure

The average storage time during power failure of all fridge freezers is 18h, with the shortest being 4h and the longest being 51h. The storage time during power failure of the KIV38A51 of 22h is longer than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is longer than 76% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Average Freezing Capacity

The KIV38A51's freezing capacity of 6kg/24h is relatively standard compared to most other fridge freezers. It is bigger than 50% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Eight Shelves/baskets (fridge)

The Bosch KIV38A51 is a eight shelf/basket (fridge) fridge freezer.

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Has a Defrost Function

The Bosch KIV38A51 has a defrost function, which is unusual. 78% of fridge freezers do not have a defrost function.

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Has an Anti-Bacterial Function

The KIV38A51 has an anti-bacterial function. 96% of fridge freezers do not have an anti-bacterial function.

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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 the most commonly found climate class on fridge freezers.

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Average Total Net Capacity

The Bosch KIV38A51's total net capacity of 281L is pretty average compared to most other fridge freezers. It is larger than 58% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Freezer Gross Capacity

The Bosch KIV38A51's freezer gross capacity of only 72L is smaller than 79% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature. The smallest freezer gross capacity of fridge freezers is 11L, the biggest is 520L, and the average freezer gross capacity is 100L.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

bosch kiv38a51gb

Barcodes:

04242002499703

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