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Electrolux EC5231AO

69

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Electrolux EC5231AO

Electrolux EC5231AO

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An amazingly high freezer net capacity and fully featured chest freezer, with OK running costs
495L Chest 1,611mm 868mm Aug 2012 A+
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Electrolux EC5231AO Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the Electrolux EC5231AO number 10 in large freezers and number 677 across all freezers.
84
Features
Fully-Featured
64
Age
5 Years Old
61
Running Costs
£870 Over 10 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

Zanussi freezers have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better freezers are available. View the latest freezers 2018.
Whilst this freezer has an efficiency rating of A+, its running costs of £870 over 10 years are in the most expensive 5% of all 639 freezers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving freezers.
It has some great features:
Higher than average freezer net capacity
Longer than average storage time during power failure
Larger than average freezing capacity
Very large freezer gross capacity

Electrolux EC5231AO In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

Whilst this freezer is rated A+ for energy efficiency, the EC5231AO is one of the more expensive to run freezers that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the EC5231AO will cost £870 over 10 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This Electrolux freezer has been on the market since August 2012.

Features

Higher Than Average Freezer Net Capacity

Freezers have freezer net capacities of between 30L and 1,000L, and the average freezer net capacity is 190L. The freezer net capacity of the EC5231AO of 495L is in the highest 1% of all freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Noise Level

The Electrolux EC5231AO's noise level of 47dB is in the highest 3% of all freezers when ranked by this feature. Freezers have noise levels of between 34dB and 58dB, and the average noise level is 41dB.

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Longer Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure

The EC5231AO's storage time during power failure of 31h is longer than 78% of all freezers when ranked by this feature. Freezers have storage time during power failures of between 5h and 90h, and the average storage time during power failure is 26h.

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Larger Than Average Freezing Capacity

The average freezing capacity of all freezers is 16kg/24h, with the smallest being 2kg/24h and the largest being 38kg/24h. The freezing capacity of the EC5231AO of 22.5kg/24h is larger than 90% of all freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Very Large Freezer Gross Capacity

The freezer gross capacities of freezers range from 32L to 610L, and the average freezer gross capacity is 210L. The EC5231AO's freezer gross capacity of 500L is in the largest 2% of all freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Display

The Electrolux EC5231AO does not have a built-in display, although it is worth noting that 73% of freezers also do not have a built-in display.

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Has a Defrost Water Drain

The EC5231AO has a defrost water drain. 90% of freezers do not have a defrost water drain.

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Supports Locking

The Electrolux EC5231AO supports locking. 88% of freezers do not support locking.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

electrolux ec5231aow

Barcodes:

07332543176632

Electrolux EC5231AO - Other Freezers Worth Considering

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