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Siemens KG36EAL42

An extremely cheap to run Stainless steel 211L fridge with adequate features
Stainless Steel 211L 89L 600mm Oct 2013
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Siemens KG36EAL42 Review

With very low running costs but average features,
57
Average Features
41
3 Years Old
94
£351 Over 24 Years
Overall Score
43
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 44?

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 fridges 2017.
This fridge freezer has an efficiency rating of A+++||A++|A+++, and its running costs of £351 over 24 years are in the cheapest 4% of all 2,219 fridges that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Very long storage time during power failure
T climate class

Siemens KG36EAL42 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Average Fridge Net Capacity

The Siemens KG36EAL42's fridge net capacity of 211L is relatively standard compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the largest 43% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Very Long Storage Time During Power Failure

Fridge freezers have storage time during power failures of between 3.5h and 46h, and the average storage time during power failure is 19h. The storage time during power failure of the KG36EAL42 of 35h is very long compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the longest 2% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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T Climate Class

This fridge freezer has T|SN|SN (Subnormal)|T (Tropical)|SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical)|SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) and SN - T climate classes, which is typical of many fridge freezers.

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Average Freezer Net Capacity

The freezer net capacity of the KG36EAL42 of 89L is relatively average compared to most other fridges. It is in the largest 55% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Average Total Net Capacity

The total net capacity of the KG36EAL42 of 300L is relatively typical compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the largest 48% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Fresh Zone Compartment

The Siemens KG36EAL42 has a fresh zone compartment. 71% of fridge freezers do not have a fresh zone compartment.

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Has a Defrost Function

The KG36EAL42 has a defrost function, which is unusual. 75% of fridges do not have a defrost function.

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Quite Big Freezing Capacity

The freezing capacity of the KG36EAL42 of 14kg/24h is fairly big compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the biggest 18% of all fridge freezers when ranked 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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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise level of the KG36EAL42 of only 38dB is quite quiet compared to most other fridges. It is in the quietest 18% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature. Fridge freezers have noise levels of between 5dB and 47dB, and the average noise level is 40dB.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Siemens released the KG36EAL42 in October 2013.


Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

This fridge has an efficiency rating of A+++||A++|A+++, and the KG36EAL42 is in the cheapest 4% of all 2,219 fridge freezers that we have assessed for running costs. Based on fine usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the KG36EAL42 will cost £351 over 24 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers siemens kg36eal42
Barcodes 04242003645635
6L bigger freezer gross capacity
A bit larger fridge gross capacity
A bit larger fridge net capacity
Only three shelves/baskets (fridge)
Five shelves/baskets (fridge)
3% quieter noise level
More expensive to run over five years by 60%
2% larger fridge gross capacity
2% larger fridge net capacity
1% larger total net capacity
Smaller freezer net capacity

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