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Hotpoint-Ariston BCB 31 AA FS

Hotpoint-Ariston BCB 31 AA FS Fridge Freezer

255L 198L 540mm 1,770mm Dec 2012
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3 Reasons For

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Across all the small total net capacity fridge freezers that have been around for around the same time as the BCB 31 AA FS the widths range from 460mm to 1,800mm, and the average width is 560mm. The BCB 31 AA FS is one of the narrower fridges of a similar age and spec to the BCB 31 AA FS (only 540 millimeters) amongst small total net capacity fridge freezers of this age.

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Three Freezer Shelves/baskets

The BCB 31 AA FS is a three freezer shelve/basket fridge freezer. Most of the other comparable spec fridges that have been around for around the same time as the BCB 31 AA FS have between 1 and 34 freezer shelves/baskets.

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Double Door

This fridge freezer has a Double door, which is typical of many fridges of this age and type.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Small Freezer Capacity

Similar spec fridge freezers that have been around for a comparable time to the BCB 31 AA FS have freezer capacities of between 1.5kg/24h and 20kg/24h, and the average freezer capacity is 5.2kg/24h. The BCB 31 AA FS has one of the smaller freezer capacities (only 2 kilograms per 24 hours) amongst fridge freezers of this age.

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Does Not Have a Super Cool Function

Like most of the other fridge freezers of a similar age and spec to the BCB 31 AA FS, the Hotpoint-Ariston BCB 31 AA FS does not have a super cool function.

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Does Not Have a Water Filter

Most small total net capacity fridge freezers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the BCB 31 AA FS do not have a water filter. The BCB 31 AA FS is no exception to this as it too does not have a water filter.

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Does Not Have an Air Filter

Like most of the other small total net capacity fridge freezers that have been available for more than two years, the BCB 31 AA FS does not have an air filter.

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Does Not Have a Water Dispenser

Like most of the other small total net capacity fridge freezers that have been around for around the same time as the BCB 31 AA FS, the Hotpoint-Ariston BCB 31 AA FS does not have a water dispenser.

It is worth considering alternative fridge freezers which also have a water dispenser including the Hotpoint-Ariston BDFS 242 AA, or the Kenwood KFCD55W15 (£225.00).

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Does Not Have an Icemaker

The BCB 31 AA FS does not have an icemaker. Most of the other fridge freezers of a similar type and age to the BCB 31 AA FS also do not have an icemaker.

We compared all the other fridge freezers which also have an icemaker to this fridge and we think the Beko CSA 24032 (£344.96) is also worth considering.

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Does Not Feature Ice Crushing

The Hotpoint-Ariston BCB 31 AA FS does not feature ice crushing. Most of the other fridges of a similar age and type to the BCB 31 AA FS also do not feature ice crushing.

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Does Not Have an AntiBacteria Function

The BCB 31 AA FS does not have an AntiBacteria function, although it is worth noting that most of the other small total net capacity fridge freezers that have been available for around the same time as the BCB 31 AA FS also do not have an AntiBacteria function.

Other fridge freezers which also have an AntiBacteria function that you might want to look at include the EKGC 16166 (£255.02), or the EKGC 16167 (£343.32) both from Amica.

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Does Not Have a Humidifier Function

Most comparable spec fridge freezers that have been on the market for around the same time as the BCB 31 AA FS do not have a humidifier function. The BCB 31 AA FS is no exception to this as it too does not have a humidifier function.

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Only Three Fridge Shelves Baskets

The BCB 31 AA FS is a three fridge shelve basket fridge freezer. Most of the other fridges of a comparable type and age to the BCB 31 AA FS have between two and eight fridge shelves baskets.

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Only One Vegetable Drawer

The Hotpoint-Ariston BCB 31 AA FS is a one vegetable drawer fridge. Most of the other fridge freezers of this type and age have between one and two vegetable drawers.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Hotpoint-Ariston BCB 31 AA FS

Average Height

With a height of 1,770 millimeter, the BCB 31 AA FS has a pretty average height compared to most of the other fridges of this type and age.

Alternative fridges with a taller height that you might want to look at include the Siemens KI34NP60 (£399.00) (1,770mm), or the Smeg CR325P (£629.99) (1,770mm).

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Average Net Fridge Capacity

At 198 liters, the BCB 31 AA FS has a relatively standard net fridge capacity compared to most of the other small total net capacity fridge freezers that were launched more than two years ago.

If you would prefer a larger net fridge capacity then you might also want to look at the Liebherr CUPesf 2721 (£549.99) (199L).

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This fridge was released over four years ago.

Average Noise Level

At 39 decibels, the BCB 31 AA FS has a fairly average noise level compared to most of the other small total net capacity fridge freezers that came out around the same time as the BCB 31 AA FS.

If you are not bothered about having a louder noise level then you might also want to consider the Bosch KDV29VW30 (£400.24) (39dB), or the Haier HRFZ386 (39dB).

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Average Storage Time During Power Failure

With a storage time during power failure of 16 hours, the BCB 31 AA FS has a fairly typical storage time during power failure compared to most of the other small total net capacity fridge freezers that were released more than two years ago.

If you are looking for a fridge freezer with a longer storage time during power failure then you might also want to look at the KS 9786 (£277.00) (17h), or the KS 9785 (£283.15) (17h) both from Severin.

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Average Depth

At 548 millimeters, the BCB 31 AA FS has a fairly typical depth 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 BCB 31 AA FS.

Fridges with a deeper depth that might also be worth looking at include the AEG SKS51040S0 (£671.03) (549mm).

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Average Net Freezer Capacity

The BCB 31 AA FS has a fairly standard net freezer capacity (57 liters) compared to most of the other comparable spec fridge freezers that are a similar age to the BCB 31 AA FS.

If you would prefer a fridge with a larger net freezer capacity then you might also want to consider the Liebherr ICBS 3214 (£1,212.98) (58L).

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Specification

User Ratings
Design
Case Design
Colour
Door Hinge
Built-In Capability
Built-In Display
Reversible Door
Performance
Total Net Capacity
Noise Level
Climate Class
Total Gross Capacity
Fridge
Net Fridge Capacity
Bottle Rack
Egg Balcony
Vegetable Drawer
Fridge Shelve Basket
Fridge Interior Light
Fridge Gross Capacity
Freezer
Net Freezer Capacity
Storage Time During Power Failure
Freezer Shelve/basket
Freezer Capacity
Gross Freezer Capacity
Freezer Position
Fresh Zone
Ergonomics
Middle Compartment
Display
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Weight & Dimensions
Width
Height
Depth
Other Features
Door
Anti-Bacterial Function
Form Factor
Built-In Freezer
Technical Details

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers f077901, bcb31aafs, hotpoint ariston bcb31, hotpoint ariston bcb31a, hotpoint ariston bcb31aa, hotpoint ariston bcb31aaf, hotpoint ariston bcb31aafs
Barcodes 02650251001035, 08007842779011

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