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Amica EGS 16173

85L 540mm 875mm Built-in Apr 2014
Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Case Design Release Date

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Amica EGS 16173 Review

Our Verdict:
A Cheap to Run 85 Liter Freezer
With low running costs but good features, we have ranked the Amica EGS 16173 number 214 across all freezers.
26
Poor
63
7 Great Features
51
3 Years Old
76
£344 Over 24 Years
Overall Score
33
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 33?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better freezers are available. View the latest freezers 2017.
This freezer has an energy efficiency classification of A++, and its running costs of £344 over 24 years are in the cheapest 15% of all 120 new similar spec freezers that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing some features:
Has an ice cube tray
Four shelves/baskets
Very short storage time during power failure
Very small freezing capacity

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Amica EGS 16173 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Has an Ice Cube Tray

The EGS 16173 has an ice cube tray. Most of the other new freezers also have an ice cube tray.

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Four Shelves/baskets

The EGS 16173 is a four shelf/basket freezer.

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Very Short Storage Time During Power Failure

At only 11 hours, the EGS 16173 has a fairly short storage time during power failure compared to most of the other latest comparable spec freezers. Across all the low freezer net capacity freezers that came out around the same time as this freezer the storage time during power failures range from 5h to 67h.

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Has a No Frost System

The EGS 16173 has a No Frost system. Most of the other low freezer net capacity freezers that are a similar age to this freezer do not have a No Frost system.

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Has a Defrost Function

The EGS 16173 has a defrost function, as do most of the other latest freezers.

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Has an Adjustable Feet

The Amica EGS 16173 has an adjustable feet, as do most of the other recently released comparable spec freezers.

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Very Small Freezing Capacity

The EGS 16173 has one of the smaller freezing capacities (only 4.5 kilograms per 24 hours) amongst low freezer net capacity freezers of this age. Across all the similar spec freezers that were released around the same time as this freezer the freezing capacities range from 2kg/24h to 20kg/24h.

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Average Noise Level

At 41 decibels, the EGS 16173 has a fairly standard noise level compared to most of the other recently released low freezer net capacity freezers.

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Has a Reversible Doors

The EGS 16173 has a reversible doors, as do most of the other low freezer net capacity freezers that are a comparable age to this freezer.

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85 Liters Freezer Net Capacity

This is an 85 liters net capacity freezer.

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Supports Locking

The Amica EGS 16173 supports locking. Most of the other comparable spec freezers that have been on the market for around the same time as this freezer also support locking.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This freezer has been on the market since April 2014.


Running Costs

Low Running Costs

This freezer is rated A++ for energy efficiency. The EGS 16173 has an average 24 year running cost of £344 based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the more economic to run new similar spec freezers.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 05906006703943

Amica EGS 16173 Review Sources

To prepare this Amica EGS 16173 review we compared this freezer to 100 other models. For each freezer that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 97,810 product attributes, 623 freezer reviews and 1,060,100 historical freezer prices from 95 freezer retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this freezer compared to the other models as well as any areas where this freezer is lacking.

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