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Whirlpool WTH 5244
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Whirlpool WTH 5244 Fridge Freezer

515L 396L 810mm 1,820mm Mar 2013
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7 Reasons For

Quite Large Net Fridge Capacity

Fridges of a comparable age and spec to the WTH 5244 have net fridge capacities of between 85L and 2,300L. The WTH 5244 has a quite large net fridge capacity (396 liters) compared to most of the other fridges that have been around for around the same time as the WTH 5244.

If this fridge net fridge capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Samsung RF23HTEDBSR (£1,769.00) (405L) which is also higher rated.

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Short

The WTH 5244 is one of the shorter fridges of a similar age and spec to the WTH 5244 (only 1,820 millimeter) amongst comparable spec fridge freezers of this age. Large total net capacity fridge freezers that have been available for a similar time to the WTH 5244 have heights of between 200mm and 2,200mm, and the average height is 1,900mm.

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Fairly Large Net Freezer Capacity

The WTH 5244 has one of the larger net freezer capacities (119 liters) amongst fridges of this age. The smallest net freezer capacity of large total net capacity fridge freezers that came out more than two years ago is 58L, the largest is 340L, and the average net freezer capacity is 100L.

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Fairly Large Fridge Gross Capacity

Large total net capacity fridge freezers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the WTH 5244 have fridge gross capacities of between 98L and 440L, and the average fridge gross capacity is 300L. With a fridge gross capacity of 400 liters, the Whirlpool WTH 5244 has one of the larger fridge gross capacities amongst large total net capacity fridge freezers of this age.

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Two Vegetable Drawers

Most fridge freezers of a similar age and spec to the WTH 5244 have between one and five vegetable drawers, including the WTH 5244 which has two vegetable drawers.

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Fairly Large Total Gross Capacity

At 532 liters, the WTH 5244 has a fairly large total gross capacity compared to most of the other fridge freezers of this spec and age. Comparable spec fridges that were released more than two years ago have total gross capacity of between 250L and 660L, and the average total gross capacity is 430L.

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Very Low Electric Current

At only 1.09 ampere, the WTH 5244 has a quite low electric current compared to most of the other large total net capacity fridge freezers that have been around for more than two years. Across all the fridge freezers that were released more than two years ago the electric currents range from 0.55A to 16A.

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15 Reasons Against

Running Costs Are High

Whilst the energy efficiency classification of this Whirlpool fridge is A+, the WTH 5244 is in the most expensive 7% of all 301 large total net capacity fridge freezers that were launched more than two years ago that we have assessed for 24 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 24 year running cost of the WTH 5244 is £987.

Only One Freezer Shelve/basket

Most fridges of this age and type have between one and four freezer shelves/baskets, including the Whirlpool WTH 5244 which has one freezer shelve/basket.

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Does Not Have a Super Cool Function

Like most of the other fridges that were released around the same time as the WTH 5244, the WTH 5244 does not have a super cool function.

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Does Not Have an Air Filter

Like most of the other fridge freezers that have been available for around the same time as the WTH 5244, the WTH 5244 does not have an air filter.

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Does Not Have a Water Dispenser

Like most of the other fridges that were launched around the same time as the WTH 5244, the WTH 5244 does not have a water dispenser.

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Does Not Have an Icemaker

The WTH 5244 does not have an icemaker, although it is worth noting that most of the other fridges of this age and type also do not have an icemaker.

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Does Not Have a Water Filter

Like most of the other comparable spec fridges that have been around for a similar time to the WTH 5244, the WTH 5244 does not have a water filter.

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Does Not Feature Ice Crushing

Most fridge freezers of a similar type and age to the WTH 5244 do not feature ice crushing. The WTH 5244 is no exception to this as it too does not feature ice crushing.

Other fridge freezers which also feature ice crushing that you might also want to consider include the Samsung RH56J6917SL (£1,699.99).

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Does Not Have an AntiBacteria Function

Most fridges of a comparable spec and age to the WTH 5244 do not have an AntiBacteria function. The WTH 5244 is no exception to this as it too does not have an AntiBacteria function.

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Does Not Have a Humidifier Function

The Whirlpool WTH 5244 does not have a humidifier function, although it is worth noting that most of the other fridge freezers that are a comparable age to the WTH 5244 also do not have a humidifier function.

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Very Small Freezer Capacity

The average freezer capacity of similar spec fridge freezers that came out more than two years ago is 11kg/24h, and the freezer capacities range from 2kg/24h to 20kg/24h. At only 6 kilograms per 24 hours, the Whirlpool WTH 5244 has a quite small freezer capacity compared to most of the other large total net capacity fridge freezers that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

At 44 decibels, the WTH 5244 has a fairly loud noise level compared to most of the other large total net capacity fridge freezers that have been around for a comparable time to the WTH 5244. The average noise level of large total net capacity fridge freezers that were released more than two years ago is 41dB.

Alternative fridge freezers with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Liebherr CTNES 4753 (£1,299.00) (44dB), the Bosch KDN64VL20N (£757.80) (44dB), or the Beko CN 148241 X (£634.99) (44dB).

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Fairly High Energy Usage

At 1.15 kilowatts hour per 24 hours, the WTH 5244 has a quite high energy usage compared to most of the other large total net capacity fridge freezers that have been around for around the same time as the WTH 5244. The average energy usage of fridges that have been available for around the same time as the WTH 5244 is 13kWh/24h.

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Fairly High Connected Load

The average connected load of large total net capacity fridge freezers that have been on the market for a similar time to the WTH 5244 is 180W, and the connected loads range from 0.09W to 3,700W. The WTH 5244 has a quite high connected load (220 Watts) compared to most of the other similar spec fridge freezers that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Short Cable Length

The shortest cable length of fridges of this age and type is 1.6m, the longest is 240m, and the average cable length is 6.9m. At only 2.1 meters, the Whirlpool WTH 5244 has a fairly short cable length compared to most of the other fridge freezers of a comparable age and type to the WTH 5244.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Whirlpool WTH 5244

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Whirlpool released the WTH 5244.

Average Storage Time During Power Failure

With a storage time during power failure of 17 hours, the WTH 5244 has a fairly average storage time during power failure compared to most of the other large total net capacity fridge freezers that are a comparable age to the WTH 5244.

Fridge freezers with a longer storage time during power failure that might also be worth considering include the S53830CN (£872.19) (18h), or the S53920CTXF (£709.00) (18h) both from AEG.

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Specification

Design
Case Design
Colour
Door Hinge
Compressor
Built-In Display
Reversible Door
Performance
Total Net Capacity
Noise Level
Climate Class
Total Gross Capacity
Fridge
Net Fridge Capacity
Vegetable Drawer
Fridge Shelve Basket
Fridge No Frost
Lamp
Fridge Interior Light
Fridge Gross Capacity
Freezer
Net Freezer Capacity
Storage Time During Power Failure
Freezer Shelve/basket
Freezer No Frost
Star Rating
Freezer Capacity
Gross Freezer Capacity
Freezer Position
Fresh Zone
Fresh Zone Compartment
Ergonomics
Cable Length
Adjustable Foot
Power
Electric Current
Annual Energy Consumption
Energy Usage
Connected Load
Energy Efficiency Class
Weight & Dimensions
Width
Height
Depth
Package Weight
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Other Features
Form Factor
Thermostat
Multi-Airflow System
Defrost Function
No Frost System

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Total running cost over 10 years £986.99
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Energy Rating
4.9T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 4.9 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
126
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 126 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers wth5244nfs, wth5244nfx, whirlpool wth5244, whirlpool wth5244n, whirlpool wth5244nf, whirlpool wth5244nfm
Barcodes 08003437986598, 08003437986604, 08003437986628

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