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Amica EKGC 16178

Amica EKGC 16178 Fridge Freezer

246L 190L 540mm 1,776mm Jan 2013
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Narrow

Small total net capacity fridge freezers that are a comparable age to the EKGC 16178 have widths of between 460mm and 1,800mm, and the average width is 560mm. At only 540 millimeters, the EKGC 16178 is quite narrow compared to most of the other similar spec fridge freezers that are a comparable age to the EKGC 16178.

Alternative 540mm wide fridge freezers currently available that you might also want to look at include the BC 50 F[pl_93538_price], or the CSA 29032[pl_1722313_price] both from Beko which is cheaper.

If you don't mind having a wider width then you might want to look at the AEG SKS58840S0[plb_651091_price] (540mm).

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Five Fridge Shelves Baskets

The EKGC 16178 is a five fridge shelve basket fridge. Most of the other fridge freezers of this type and age have between two and eight fridge shelves baskets.

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Three Freezer Shelves/baskets

The EKGC 16178 is a three freezer shelve/basket fridge freezer.

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Shallow

At only 540 millimeters, the Amica EKGC 16178 is quite shallow compared to most of the other small total net capacity fridge freezers that were released more than two years ago. The average depth of comparable spec fridges that were released more than two years ago is 580mm, and the depths range from 440mm to 1,400mm.

Fridge freezers with a deeper depth that might be worth looking at include the Neff K1674X6[plb_313351_price] (545mm) which is also cheaper.

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14 Reasons Against

Price Has Increased by £21.11

The EKGC 16178 has increased in price by £21.11 in the last 51 days.

Quite Short Storage Time During Power Failure

The EKGC 16178 has one of the shorter storage times during power failure (only 11 hours) amongst small total net capacity fridge freezers of this age. The storage times during power failure of small total net capacity fridge freezers that have been on the market for more than two years range from 3.5h to 46h, and the average storage time during power failure is 18h.

If you would prefer a fridge with a longer storage time during power failure then you might want to look at the Hotpoint HFF 31014[plb_2962316_price] (12h and cheaper), the Kenwood KFC55X15[plb_2962330_price] (12h and cheaper), or the Siemens KI86NAF30[plb_1910680_price] (13h and cheaper).

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Very High Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this fridge is A+, however the EKGC 16178 has an average 24 year running cost of £661 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the most expensive to run fridges of this age and type.

Quite Loud Noise Level

The quietest noise level of small total net capacity fridge freezers that are a similar age to the EKGC 16178 is 5dB, the loudest is 47dB, and the average noise level is 39dB. At 41 decibels, the Amica EKGC 16178 has a fairly loud noise level compared to most of the other small total net capacity fridge freezers that have been on the market for around the same time as the EKGC 16178.

Alternative 41dB noise level fridge freezers currently available that you might want to look at include the Beko BC 50 F[plb_93538_price], the Amica EKGC 16167[plb_1333789_price], or the Indesit BIAA 13[plb_1372425_price] which is cheaper.

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Does Not Have a Super Cool Function

Most small total net capacity fridge freezers that have been around for more than two years do not have a super cool function. The EKGC 16178 is no exception to this as it too does not have a super cool function.

We compared all the other fridge freezers which also have a super cool function to this fridge and we think the Liebherr CTP 2521[plb_1981821_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Water Filter

The Amica EKGC 16178 does not have a water filter. Most of the other small total net capacity fridge freezers that are a similar age to the EKGC 16178 also do not have a water filter.

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Does Not Have an Air Filter

Most fridge freezers that are a similar age to the EKGC 16178 do not have an air filter. The Amica EKGC 16178 is no exception to this as it too does not have an air filter.

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Does Not Have a Water Dispenser

Most fridge freezers that are a comparable age to the EKGC 16178 do not have a water dispenser. The EKGC 16178 is no exception to this as it too does not have a water dispenser.

Other fridge freezers which also have a water dispenser that you might want to consider include the Hotpoint FFLAA 58[plb_2962323_price] which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have an Icemaker

The EKGC 16178 does not have an icemaker. Most of the other fridge freezers of a comparable age and type to the EKGC 16178 also do not have an icemaker.

It is worth also looking at alternative fridge freezers which also have an icemaker including the CBI 7771[pl_1125408_price], or the CSA 24032[pl_1722311_price] both from Beko which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Feature Ice Crushing

Like most of the other fridge freezers of this age and spec, the EKGC 16178 does not feature ice crushing.

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Does Not Have an AntiBacteria Function

The Amica EKGC 16178 does not have an AntiBacteria function. Most of the other comparable spec fridge freezers that have been available for a similar time to the EKGC 16178 also do not have an AntiBacteria function.

We compared all the other fridges which also have an AntiBacteria function to this fridge and we think the Amica EKGC 16167[plb_1333789_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Humidifier Function

Like most of the other small total net capacity fridge freezers that have been available for a similar time to the EKGC 16178, the EKGC 16178 does not have a humidifier function.

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Heavy

The weights of small total net capacity fridge freezers that have been around for more than two years range from 15kg to 99kg. The Amica EKGC 16178 is fairly heavy (63.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other fridge freezers of this type and age.

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Fairly High Energy Usage

Fridges of a similar age and type to the EKGC 16178 have energy usages of between 0.22kWh/24h and 240kWh/24h, and the average energy usage is 2kWh/24h. The EKGC 16178 has one of the higher energy usages (0.77 kilowatts hour per 24 hours) amongst small total net capacity fridge freezers of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Amica EKGC 16178

Average Net Fridge Capacity

The EKGC 16178 has a relatively typical net fridge capacity (190 liters) compared to most of the other small total net capacity fridge freezers that have been on the market for around the same time as the EKGC 16178.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 190L net fridge capacity fridges currently available including the Amica EKGC 16167[plb_1333789_price], or the Beko CBI 7771[plb_1125408_price] which is cheaper.

Fridge freezers with a larger net fridge capacity that might be worth considering include the CTP 2521[pl_1981821_price] (191L), or the CTPSL 2521[pl_1988857_price] (191L) both from Liebherr which is also cheaper.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

Amica released the EKGC 16178 over four years ago.

Average Net Freezer Capacity

With a net freezer capacity of 56 liters, the EKGC 16178 has a pretty typical net freezer capacity compared to most of the other similar spec fridges that were launched around the same time as the EKGC 16178.

If this Amica fridge freezer net freezer capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Amica KGC 15429[plb_2088691_price] (64L), or the Bomann KG 183[plb_2369757_price] (65L) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

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Egg Balcony
Vegetable Drawer
Fridge Shelve Basket
Fridge Interior Light
Freezer
Net Freezer Capacity
Storage Time During Power Failure
Ice Cube Tray
Freezer Shelve/basket
Star Rating
Freezer Capacity
Freezer Position
Fresh Zone
Fresh Zone Compartment
Ergonomics
Cable Length
Middle Compartment
Display
Power
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Annual Energy Consumption
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Energy Efficiency Class
Weight & Dimensions
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Weight
Other Features
Anti-Bacterial Function
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Running Cost

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Total running cost over 10 years £660.35
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Energy Rating
3.3T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 3.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
85
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 85 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers amica ekgc16178
Barcodes 05906006703080

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