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Amica EGS 16173vsSmeg CVB20RNE1

Amica EGS 16173

51

Overall Score

51

Overall Score

Amica EGS 16173

£311.47
£20.24
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run but only average value for money 85L capacity freezer, with poor features
50
Value for Money
Average
34
Features
Missing Some Features
47
Age
3 Years Old
92
Running Costs
£340 Over 10 Years
51
Overall Score
Average
85L Upright 540mm 875mm Apr 2014 A++
Freezer Net Capacity Type Width Height Release Date Energy Efficiency
Freezer Net Capacity 85L
Type Upright
Width 540mm
Height 875mm
Release Date Apr 2014
Energy Efficiency A++
Smeg CVB20RNE1

46

Overall Score

46

Overall Score

Smeg CVB20RNE1

£1,091.00
Our Verdict:
A good spec but 4 year old 170L capacity freezer, with alright running costs but representing not very good value for money
22
Value for Money
Poor
61
Features
Good Features
42
Age
4 Years Old
55
Running Costs
£520 Over 10 Years
46
Overall Score
Mediocre
170L Upright 600mm 1,510mm Jan 2014 A+
Freezer Net Capacity Type Width Height Release Date Energy Efficiency
Freezer Net Capacity 170L
Type Upright
Width 600mm
Height 1,510mm
Release Date Jan 2014
Energy Efficiency A+
Amica EGS 16173

51

Overall Score

51

Overall Score

Amica EGS 16173

£311.47
£20.24
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run but only average value for money 85L capacity freezer, with poor features
50
Value for Money
Average
34
Features
Missing Some Features
47
Age
3 Years Old
92
Running Costs
£340 Over 10 Years
51
Overall Score
Average
85L Upright 540mm 875mm Apr 2014 A++
Freezer Net Capacity Type Width Height Release Date Energy Efficiency
Freezer Net Capacity 85L
Type Upright
Width 540mm
Height 875mm
Release Date Apr 2014
Energy Efficiency A++
Smeg CVB20RNE1

46

Overall Score

46

Overall Score

Smeg CVB20RNE1

£1,091.00
Our Verdict:
A good spec but 4 year old 170L capacity freezer, with alright running costs but representing not very good value for money
22
Value for Money
Poor
61
Features
Good Features
42
Age
4 Years Old
55
Running Costs
£520 Over 10 Years
46
Overall Score
Mediocre
170L Upright 600mm 1,510mm Jan 2014 A+
Freezer Net Capacity Type Width Height Release Date Energy Efficiency
Freezer Net Capacity 170L
Type Upright
Width 600mm
Height 1,510mm
Release Date Jan 2014
Energy Efficiency A+

Top Prices

Amica EGS 16173 Smeg CVB20RNE1
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Amica EGS 16173
£311.47
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Smeg CVB20RNE1 Free Standing 180 Litres A+ Upright Freezer Black New from AO (Brand new, unopened) - on
£1,091.00
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£50 Off Voucher
SMEG CVB20RNE1 Tall Freezer - Black, Black
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£50 Off
£50 Off marked price on all built-in appliances over £500
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£1,091.00
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£50 Off Voucher
SMEG CVB20RNE1 Tall Freezer - Black (Brand new, unopened) - on
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£1,091.00
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Reasons For

Amica EGS 16173 Smeg CVB20RNE1
5 Reasons For
No Frost System
The Amica EGS 16173 has a No Frost system, however the Smeg CVB20RNE1 does not.

A 'No Frost' system reduces the humidity in the freezer, and automatically defrosts from time to time. This means there is little or no ice buildup inside the freezer.

A No Frost system means you don't have to waste time de-frosting the freezer, and it will keep at peak efficiency for longer.

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Reversible Doors
The Amica EGS 16173 has a reversible doors, however the Smeg CVB20RNE1 does not have a reversible doors.

The doors on the device can be moved so they can open from the right hand side (hinged on the left) or the left hand side (hinged on the right).

Reversible doors allow a greater degree of freedom for you to set up your freezer exactly as needed.

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£780 Cheaper
The Amica EGS 16173 costs £311.47, whereas the Smeg CVB20RNE1 is £1,091.00.
£180 Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The Amica EGS 16173 only costs £343 to run over five years whereas the Smeg CVB20RNE1 costs £523 to run (52% more).
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Higher Energy Efficiency Rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Amica EGS 16173 is "A++", but the rating of the Smeg CVB20RNE1 is "A+".
7 Reasons For
50% Higher Freezer Net Capacity
The Smeg CVB20RNE1 has a freezer net capacity of 170L. That's 85L higher than the Amica EGS 16173 (85L).

This is the total usable (net) capacity of the freezer, measured in litres.

A higher capacity means that more food can be stored in the freezer at a time.

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Marginally Lower Noise Level
The Smeg CVB20RNE1 has a noise level of 40dB, however the Amica EGS 16173 is a 41dB noise level freezer (1dB higher).

This is the noise level of the freezer, measured in decibels (dB).

Fewer dB means a quieter freezer, which means it is less likely to be distracting or annoying as it hums along in the background.

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Longer Storage Time During Power Failure
The Smeg CVB20RNE1 is a 23h storage time during power failure freezer. That's 12h longer than the Amica EGS 16173 (11h).

The length of time during which freezer can store food without mains power connection.

A longer storage time means that there is less chance of your food being defrosted and ruined by an untimely power failure.

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Larger Freezing Capacity
The Smeg CVB20RNE1 is a 20kg/24h freezing capacity freezer. That's 15.5kg/24h larger than the Amica EGS 16173 (4.5kg/24h).

The freezing power is the weight of fresh food that the freezer can freeze from room temperature down to mentioned temperature in 24 hours. It is usually measured in kilograms/24 hours.

A larger freezing capacity means that a larger amount of food can be frozen in a shorter amount of time.

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53% Larger Freezer Gross Capacity
The Smeg CVB20RNE1 is a 197L gross capacity freezer. That's 104L larger than the Amica EGS 16173 (93L).

The total capacity of the freezer, this is the sum of the capacity for food storage and the capacity of the freezer walls etc.

A higher capacity means that more food can be stored in the freezer at a time.

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One More Shelf/basket
The Smeg CVB20RNE1 is a five shelf/basket freezer, whereas the Amica EGS 16173 only has four shelves/baskets.

This denotes the amount of shelves and/or baskets in the freezer.

More shelves means more space to store and organise food in your freezer, which is helpful.

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More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this freezer.

Date Released

Amica EGS 16173 Smeg CVB20RNE1
45 months old Best 48 months old

Key Features

Freezer Net Capacity

This is the total usable (net) capacity of the freezer, measured in litres.

A higher capacity means that more food can be stored in the freezer at a time.

Noise Level

This is the noise level of the freezer, measured in decibels (dB).

Fewer dB means a quieter freezer, which means it is less likely to be distracting or annoying as it hums along in the background.

Storage Time During Power Failure

The length of time during which freezer can store food without mains power connection.

A longer storage time means that there is less chance of your food being defrosted and ruined by an untimely power failure.

Freezing Capacity

The freezing power is the weight of fresh food that the freezer can freeze from room temperature down to mentioned temperature in 24 hours. It is usually measured in kilograms/24 hours.

A larger freezing capacity means that a larger amount of food can be frozen in a shorter amount of time.

Shelf/basket

This denotes the amount of shelves and/or baskets in the freezer.

More shelves means more space to store and organise food in your freezer, which is helpful.

Width

Height

Depth

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Class

Amica EGS 16173 Smeg CVB20RNE1

Running Costs Over 10 Years

Freezer running costs calculated based on an average of 24 hours of use per day. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the freezer and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving freezers.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these freezers for 10 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Amica EGS 16173
Amica
EGS 16173
44 trees 1.7 tonnes CO2 (Best)
Smeg CVB20RNE1
Smeg
CVB20RNE1
67 trees 2.6 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Performance Amica EGS 16173 Smeg CVB20RNE1
Freezer Net Capacity 85L
BEST
170L
Noise Level 41dB 40dB
BEST
Storage Time During Power Failure 11h 23h
BEST
Freezing Capacity 4.5kg/24h
BEST
20kg/24h
Freezer Gross Capacity 93L
BEST
197L
 
 
 
Design Amica EGS 16173 Smeg CVB20RNE1
Shelf/basket 4 5
BEST
 
 
 
Power Amica EGS 16173 Smeg CVB20RNE1
Energy Efficiency Class
A++ A+
 A++
 A+
A++ A+
 A++
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption 146kWh
BEST
223kWh
Energy Usage Unknown - Click to provide data 0.61kWh/24h
Connected Load Unknown - Click to provide data 110W
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Amica EGS 16173 Smeg CVB20RNE1
Width 540mm 600mm
Height 875mm 1,510mm
Depth 540mm 732mm
Installation Compartment Depth 550mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Installation Compartment Width 560mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth Without Handle Unknown - Click to provide data 682mm

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