Bosch KIR31AD40
Bosch KIR31AD40
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Bosch KIR31AD40

A breathtakingly economical to run Built-in 175L refrigerator with good features
Built-in 175L 1,021mm 558mm Oct 2014
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Bosch KIR31AD40 Review

With very low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the Bosch KIR31AD40 number 404 across all fridges.
Good Features
2 Years Old
£158 Over 10 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 54?

Zanussi fridges 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 has an energy efficiency classification of A+++, and its running costs of £158 over 10 years are in the cheapest 3% of all 652 fridges that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite quiet noise level
Five door balconies
Only one fruit/vegetable drawer

Bosch KIR31AD40 In-Depth Analysis


Bosch Has Very Good Fridge Reviews

Based on 127 expert and owner reviews (including 127 verified purchases), Bosch has very good ratings for its fridges.


Average Fridge Net Capacity

The Bosch KIR31AD40's fridge net capacity of 175L is fairly standard compared to most other fridges. It is in the biggest 48% of all refrigerators when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The Bosch KIR31AD40's noise level of only 33dB is very quiet compared to most other fridges. It is in the quietest 2% of all refrigerators when ranked by this feature. The noise levels of refrigerators range from 4dB to 63dB, and the average noise level is 38dB.

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Five Shelves/baskets

Compared to the other 623 refrigerators that we have assessed the number of shelves/baskets of, the number of shelves/baskets on the Bosch KIR31AD40 is five which is average.

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Only One Fruit/vegetable Drawer

The Bosch KIR31AD40 is a one fruit/vegetable drawer fridge.

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Five Door Balconies

Most fridges have between one and seven door balconies, including the KIR31AD40 which has five door balconies.

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T Climate Class

This fridge has a T|SN|A+|SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical)|T (Tropical)|SN (Subnormal) climate class, which is the most frequently found climate class on refrigerators.

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Has a Built-In Display

The KIR31AD40 has a built-in display. 70% of refrigerators do not have a built-in display.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

Bosch released the KIR31AD40 in October 2014.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The energy efficiency classification of this refrigerator is A+++, and based on satisfactory usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 10 year running cost of the KIR31AD40 is £158, which is in the cheapest 3% of all 652 fridges.

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50% bigger fridge net capacity
113% higher running costs over five years
One more vegetable drawer
Moderately bigger fridge net capacity
£124.55 more expensive to run over five years