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Siemens KG36EAI42 Fridge Freezer

211L 89L 600mm 1,860mm Oct 2013
A+++
Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Release Date £350.15 Electricity cost over 10 years
Running costs are very low
Quite long storage time during power failure
Quite quiet noise level

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Energy

Running Costs Are Very Low

This medium fridge net capacity fridge freezer is rated A+++ for energy efficiency. The KG36EAI42 is in the cheapest 2% of all 618 fridge freezers that have been available for more than two years that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the KG36EAI42 will cost £351 over 24 years to run.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Siemens fridge freezer was released in April 2017.


Freezer

Quite Long Storage Time During Power Failure

The shortest storage time during power failure of medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been on the market for more than two years is 3.5h, the longest is 46h, and the average storage time during power failure is 20h. With a storage time during power failure of 35 hours, the KG36EAI42 has a quite long storage time during power failure compared to most of the other fridges that were released more than two years ago.

Other 35h storage time during power failure fridge freezers currently available that you might want to consider include cheaper fridges such as the KG36EAI43 (£1,047.31), or the KG36EAL42 both from Siemens.

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Average Freezer Net Capacity

At 89 liters, the KG36EAI42 has a fairly typical freezer net capacity compared to most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been on the market for more than two years.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 89L net freezer capacity fridge freezers currently available including the Liebherr CBN 3733-20 Comfort (£1,259), or the Siemens KG36EAL42 which is cheaper.

If this fridge freezer net capacity is not large enough for you then you might also want to consider the FAB32LNN (£1,099.99) (97L), or the FAB32LNR (£1,399) (97L) both from Smeg or the Siemens iQ700 KG36NSB40 (£1,069) (100L) which is also cheaper.

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Has a Fast Freeze Function

The KG36EAI42 has a fast freeze function. Most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that are a similar age to this fridge also have a fast freeze function.

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Quite Big Freezing Capacity

The smallest freezing capacity of medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been on the market for more than two years is 2kg/24h, the biggest is 31kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 7.9kg/24h. With a freezing capacity of 14 kilograms per 24 hours, the Siemens KG36EAI42 has one of the bigger freezing capacities amongst comparable spec fridges of this age.

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Has an Ice Cube Tray

The KG36EAI42 has an ice cube tray, as do most of the other fridges that have been available for around the same time as this fridge freezer.

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Performance

Average Total Net Capacity

At 300 liters, the KG36EAI42 has a pretty average total net capacity compared to most of the other similar spec fridges that have been around for a comparable time to this fridge freezer.

Alternative 300L total net capacity fridges currently available which you might also want to look at include cheaper fridge freezers such as the Siemens KG36EAL42.

If you want a fridge freezer with a larger total net capacity then you might also want to consider the Siemens KG36EAI43 (£1,047.31) (302L) which is also cheaper.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The KG36EAI42 has one of the quieter noise levels (only 38 decibels) amongst medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers of this age. The quietest noise level of comparable spec fridges that are a similar age to this fridge freezer is 5dB and the loudest is 50dB.

Alternative 38dB noise level fridges currently available that you might want to consider include cheaper fridge freezers such as the ICBP 3256 (£1,399), or the CBPesf 4043 (£1,154.95) both from Liebherr or the Siemens KG36EAL42.

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Only T (Tropical) Climate Class

This fridge has a SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) climate class, which is typical of many comparable spec fridges that were launched around the same time as it.

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Fresh Zone

Has a Fresh Zone Compartment

The Siemens KG36EAI42 has a fresh zone compartment. Most of the other fridge freezers of this age and type also have a fresh zone compartment.

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Other Features

Has a Defrost Function

The KG36EAI42 has a defrost function, as do most of the other fridges of a similar age and type to this fridge freezer.

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Design

Has a Reversible Doors

The KG36EAI42 has a reversible doors, as do most of the other similar spec fridges that have been on the market for a comparable time to this fridge.

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Fridge

Very Small Fridge Gross Capacity

Across all the fridge freezers of this age and type the fridge gross capacities range from 200L to 330L, and the average fridge gross capacity is 220L. The Siemens KG36EAI42 has one of the smaller fridge gross capacities (only 211 liters) amongst medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers of this age.

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Only One Vegetable Drawer

Most comparable spec fridge freezers that came out more than two years ago have between one and five vegetable drawers, including the KG36EAI42 which has one vegetable drawer.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers siemens kg36eai42
Barcodes 04242003645628

Siemens KG36EAI42 Review Sources

To prepare this Siemens KG36EAI42 review we compared this fridge freezer to 2,691 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 369,487 product attributes, 1,716 fridge freezer reviews and 1,612,900 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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