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CDA FW881IN

£379.00
£249.00 £130.00 cheaper than 60 days ago
226L 540mm 1,770mm Built-in Apr 2015
Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Case Design Release Date
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CDA FW881 Review

Our Verdict:
A Good Value for Money 226 Liter Freezer
Representing good value for money but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the CDA FW881 number 187 across all freezers.
77
Very Good
55
6 Great Features
66
2 Years Old
31
£635 Over 24 Years
Overall Score
34
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 34?

It has below average user reviews with an average user rating of 20%.
This freezer is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better freezers are available. View the latest freezers 2017.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A+, however its running costs of £635 over 24 years are in the most expensive 16% of all 139 new freezers that we have compared it to.
This CDA freezer has some good features, but is also missing some features:
Nine shelves/baskets
Very low noise level
Very small freezing capacity

Should You Buy it Now?

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eBay £249.00 Go to Store
Appliances Direct £414.97
Standard delivery: £4.95
Go to Store
Amazon UK £493.97
FREE Standard delivery
Go to Store

CDA FW881 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Easy to Use

One CDA FW881 owner who reviewed this freezer reckoned that it had a good experience. Paul rated it 7 stars and he said on Amazon “The resulting water drained out the back of the fridge and onto the floor behind the plinths, not good! Am exchanging for a Hotpoint so hoping for better experience”.


Value For Money

Keenly Priced

We think this freezer represents good value compared to other latest medium freezer net capacity freezers. The price range of latest medium freezer net capacity freezers is from £179 to £1,499.


Features

Nine Shelves/baskets

The CDA FW881 is a nine shelf/basket freezer. Most of the other comparable spec freezers that have been on the market for a similar time to this freezer only have between one and eight shelves/baskets.

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Very Low Noise Level

The CDA FW881 has a quite low noise level (only 39 decibels) compared to most of the other latest medium freezer net capacity freezers. The lowest noise level of freezers that have been available for around the same time as this freezer is 37dB and the highest is 48dB.

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226 Liters Freezer Net Capacity

This is a 226 liters net capacity freezer.

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Has a Reversible Doors

The CDA FW881 has a reversible doors, as do most of the other freezers that were released around the same time as this freezer.

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Has a Fast Freeze Function

The CDA FW881 has a fast freeze function, as do most of the other similar spec freezers that are a comparable age to this freezer.

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Has an Ice Cube Tray

The CDA FW881 has an ice cube tray, as do most of the other recently released medium freezer net capacity freezers.

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Has an Adjustable Feet

The CDA FW881 has an adjustable feet. Most of the other latest similar spec freezers also have an adjustable feet.

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Very Small Freezing Capacity

The freezing capacities of comparable spec freezers that were released around the same time as this freezer range from 8kg/24h to 30kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 18kg/24h. At only 10.5 kilograms per 24 hours, the CDA FW881 has a quite small freezing capacity compared to most of the other similar age medium freezer net capacity freezers.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

CDA released the FW881 in April 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

This CDA freezer is rated A+ for energy efficiency, however the FW881 has an average 24 year running cost of £635 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the least economic to run new freezers.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers cda fw881colour, built fw881in, cda questions, built c52a06, built c52a01
Barcodes 05060143318870

CDA FW881 Review Sources

To prepare this CDA FW881 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 97,601 product attributes, 623 freezer reviews and 1,044,900 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.

Significantly better user reviews
43% larger freezer gross capacity
Larger freezing capacity
£11 More Expensive
Cheaper to run by £291.40
£118 More Expensive
13.5kg/24h larger freezing capacity
£551 More Expensive
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