Amica EGS 16173 Review
|Value for Money||
|7 Great Features|
|3 Years Old|
|£344 Over 24 Years|
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
Very short storage time during power failure
Very small freezing capacity
Should You Buy it Now?
Amica EGS 16173 In-Depth Analysis
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.
The EGS 16173 is a four shelf/basket freezer.
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.
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.
Has a Defrost Function
The EGS 16173 has a defrost function, as do most of the other latest freezers.
Has an Adjustable Feet
The Amica EGS 16173 has an adjustable feet, as do most of the other recently released comparable spec freezers.
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.
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.
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.
85 Liters Freezer Net Capacity
This is an 85 liters net capacity freezer.
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.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This freezer has been on the market since April 2014.
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.
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.