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10 Reasons For
Good Owner Reviews
This Undercounter refrigerator has an average owner rating of 80% based on 6 owner reviews.
A number of LEC R5010W owners said in their reviews that it was good looking. Margaret Scott wrote on Amazon “Good looking basic fridge” in her review. Margaret Scott also said “Good looking fridge, well packaged”.
Easy to Use
One customer who reviewed the product considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold. One customer who bought it reckoned that it was easy to setup. Margaret Scott said on Amazon three years ago “Easy to set up”.
Based on 127 owner and expert reviews, LEC has good ratings for its refrigerators. LEC also has good ratings specifically for its Undercounter refrigerators compared to other manufacturers.
One LEC R5010W reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was good value for money. Mistress gave the LEC R5010W a very good review score and mentioned two years ago “Good value, does the business” in their review.
Acceptable Noise Level
One LEC R5010W reviewer who reviewed it said that it was quiet. Margaret Scott scored it 4 stars and she wrote in her LEC R5010W review on Amazon “Quiet when switched on, nothing complicated”.
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One customer concluded that the LEC R5010W had good drawers. Two years ago Mistress mentioned on Amazon “The salad drawer hold a good amount (deep rather than very wide)” in their LEC R5010W review.
Easy to Clean
One LEC R5010W owner who bought it mentioned that it was easy to clean.
SN Climate Class
This refrigerator has a sn climate class, which is typical of many refrigerators of this spec and age.
The narrowest fridge of this type and age is 440mm wide, the widest is 600mm, and the average width is 540mm. At only 501 millimeters, the LEC R5010W is fairly narrow compared to most of the other refrigerators of a comparable type and age to the R5010W.
If you would consider a refrigerator with a wider width then you might want to look at the Essentials CUR50W12[plb_2962376_price] (494mm) which is also cheaper.
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Does Not Have a Water Dispenser
The LEC R5010W does not have a water dispenser, although it is worth noting that most of the other fridges of this spec and age also do not have a water dispenser.
Quite Small Gross Capacity
The average gross capacity of refrigerators of a comparable spec and age to the R5010W is 120L, and the gross capacities range from 46L to 160L. The LEC R5010W has a quite small gross capacity (only 103 liters) compared to most of the other fridges that were released more than two years ago.
Very Small Net Capacity
With a net capacity of only 100 liters, the LEC R5010W has a quite small net capacity compared to most of the other similar spec fridges that came out more than two years ago. Across all the Undercounter refrigerators that came out around the same time as the R5010W the net capacities range from 86L to 220L.
If this refrigerator net capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the LEC L5010W[plb_2962388_price] (112L) which also has a higher rating.
Quite Small Total Gross Capacity
The LEC R5010W has a fairly small total gross capacity (only 103 liters) compared to most of the other comparable spec fridges that have been on the market for around the same time as the R5010W. The average total gross capacity of refrigerators that have been around for a similar time to the R5010W is 120L.
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Only Two Shelves/basketss
The LEC R5010W is a two shelves/baskets fridge.
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Average Running Costs
The energy efficiency rating of this fridge is A+, and based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the R5010W will cost £388 over 24 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 25 refrigerators of a comparable spec and age.
Released Over Three Years Ago
LEC released the R5010W over three years ago.
Average Noise Level
At 40 decibels, the LEC R5010W has a relatively standard noise level compared to most of the other similar spec fridges that have been available for a comparable time to the R5010W.
Other fridges with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Essentials CUL55W12[plb_2962382_price] (42dB) which is also cheaper.
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At 574 millimeters, the LEC R5010W has a pretty standard depth compared to most of the other fridges of a comparable type and age to the R5010W.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other 574mm deep refrigerators currently available including the Essentials CUL55W12[plb_2962382_price] which is cheaper.
Fridges with a deeper depth that might be worth considering include the TFAA 10[pl_2962378_price] (580mm), or the TFAA 10 S[pl_2962381_price] (580mm) both from Indesit.
With a height of 845 millimeters, the LEC R5010W has a relatively typical height compared to most of the other Undercounter refrigerators that came out around the same time as the R5010W.
Other 845mm high fridges currently available which you might also want to look at include the LEC L5010W[plb_2962388_price] which has better reviews; or the Essentials CUL55W12[plb_2962382_price] which is cheaper.
If you don't mind having a taller height then you might want to look at the Indesit TFAA 10 S[plb_2962381_price] (850mm).
Got this fridge last week and so far so good. Only 50cm wide (you need a space 52cm wide though to fit it in to allow air circulation and for the door to open as the hinged side sticks out beyond... Read more…
The fridge arrived well packaged. Easy to unpack. No trouble starting up. Plenty of space - ideal for me. Slight critism regarding the freezer box. It works well, but the door could have a more... Read more…
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Running this fridge over 10 years will generate 1.9 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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