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Bauknecht GKN ECO 18

342L 710mm 1,875mm Free­standing Nov 2016
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Bauknecht GKN ECO 18 Review

Our Verdict:
342 Liter Freezer
Released just 7 months ago but with low running costs, we have ranked the Bauknecht GKN ECO 18 number 257 across all freezers.
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Not Currently for Sale
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7 Great Features
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8 Months Old
55
£456 Over 24 Years
Overall Score
30
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 30?

With it being less than a year since it was released by Bauknecht, this freezer features some of the latest freezer technology. View the latest freezers 2017.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A+++, and its running costs of £456 over 24 years are in the cheapest 17% of all 6 new high freezer net capacity freezers that we have compared it to.
This freezer has some good features, but is also missing some features:
Has a No Frost system
Has a temperature alarm
Only seven shelves/baskets

Bauknecht GKN ECO 18 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Has a No Frost System

The GKN ECO 18 has a No Frost system. Most of the other new similar spec freezers also have a No Frost system.

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Has a Temperature Alarm

The GKN ECO 18 has a temperature alarm, as do most of the other comparable spec freezers that have been on the market for a similar time to this freezer.

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Has a Door Open Alarm

The GKN ECO 18 has a door open alarm, as do most of the other recently released high freezer net capacity freezers.

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Has a Defrost Function

The GKN ECO 18 has a defrost function. Most of the other recently released similar spec freezers also have a defrost function.

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Very Long Storage Time During Power Failure

Across all the new freezers the storage time during power failures range from 9.5h to 35h. When compared to other comparable spec freezers that were released around the same time as this freezer that we have checked, the storage time during power failure of the GKN ECO 18 of 35 hours is one of the longest.

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Very Low Noise Level

Across all the recently released high freezer net capacity freezers the noise levels range from 40dB to 45dB, and the average noise level is 42dB. The Bauknecht GKN ECO 18 has a quite low noise level (only 40 decibels) compared to most of the other high freezer net capacity freezers that have been available for around the same time as this freezer.

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342 Liters Freezer Net Capacity

This is a 342 liters net capacity freezer.

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Only Seven Shelves/baskets

The GKN ECO 18 is a seven shelf/basket freezer.

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Has a Built-In Display

The Bauknecht GKN ECO 18 has a built-in display. Most of the other recently released freezers also have a built-in display.

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Age

Just Released Eight Months Ago

The GKN ECO 18 was only relased by Bauknecht eight months ago. Newer freezers like this one are likely to use better technology.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

This freezer is rated A+++ for energy efficiency, and the average 24 year running cost of the GKN ECO 18 is £456 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the more economic to run new high freezer net capacity freezers.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bauknecht gkneco18axl
Barcodes 04011577804829

Bauknecht GKN ECO 18 Review Sources

To prepare this Bauknecht GKN ECO 18 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 1,077,300 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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