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Electrolux EC5231AO
EC5231AOW

£616.90
Electrolux EC5231AO
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Features
Fully-Featured
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Value for Money
Average
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Age
6 Years Old
57
Running Costs
£870 Over 10 Years
69
Kagoo Score
Good
Our Verdict:
A staggeringly high freezer net capacity and fully featured chest freezer, with satisfactory running costs
495L Chest 1,611mm 868mm Aug 2012 A+
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With excellent features, we have ranked the Electrolux EC5231AO number 17 in large freezers and number 548 across all freezers.

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Value for Money
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Age
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 69?

Looking across the entire Hisense freezer range, the average reviews for all Hisense freezers are excellent.
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 3% of all 1,655 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
Larger than average freezer gross capacity

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each freezer by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the freezer is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec freezers come to market, the older freezers will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Features

Key Features

Higher Than Average Freezer Net Capacity
Higher Than Average Noise Level
Longer Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure
Larger Than Average Freezing Capacity
Larger Than Average Freezer Gross Capacity
Does Not Have a Built-in Display
Has a Defrost Water Drain
Supports Locking
Higher Than Average Freezer Net Capacity
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The EC5231AO's freezer net capacity of 495L is higher than 99% of all freezers when ranked by this feature. The lowest freezer net capacity of freezers is 22L, the highest is 1,000L, and the average freezer net capacity is 200L.

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Higher Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the EC5231AO of 47dB is very high compared to most other freezers. It is in the highest 2% of all freezers when ordered by this feature. The lowest noise level of freezers is 34dB, the highest is 61dB, and the average noise level is 41dB.

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Longer Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure
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The average storage time during power failure of all freezers is 26h, with the shortest being 2h and the longest being 100h. The EC5231AO's storage time during power failure of 31h is longer than 77% of all freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Freezing Capacity
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The freezing capacity of the EC5231AO of 22.5kg/24h is larger than average when compared to most other freezers. It is larger than 87% of all freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Freezer Gross Capacity

The freezer gross capacity of the EC5231AO of 500L is very large compared to most other freezers. It is larger than 98% of all freezers when ordered by this feature. The average freezer gross capacity of all freezers is 220L, with the smallest being 18L and the largest being 1,500L.

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Does Not Have a Built-in Display

The EC5231AO does not have a built-in display, although keep in mind that 74% of freezers also do not have a built-in display.

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Has a Defrost Water Drain

The Electrolux EC5231AO has a defrost water drain, unlike 87% of freezers which do not have a defrost water drain.

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Supports Locking

The Electrolux EC5231AO supports locking. 86% of freezers do not support locking.

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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A freezer with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

There was a cheaper price of £609.55 on Amazon UK 26 days ago.

The chart below compares the value for money of the Electrolux EC5231AO against some of its competitors.

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Age

Release Date

This freezer has been on the market since August 2012.

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When Are Most New Electrolux Freezers Released?

The most common period for new Electrolux freezers to be released in is between April and June. June was the biggest month last year for new Electrolux freezers, with four new Electrolux freezers released that month. In 2016 most new Electrolux freezers were released in June as well, with six new Electrolux freezers released that month. In April 2015 11 new Electrolux freezers were released making it the biggest month that year for new Electrolux freezer releases.

How Fast Do Electrolux Freezer Prices Drop After Release?

Most freezers drop in price by 2% in the first 6 months after release, however Electrolux freezers tend to depreciate faster. In the first 6 months after release, Electrolux freezers drop in price by 6% on average. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £28 on a typical £494 new Electrolux freezer by waiting 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

High Running Costs

Whilst this freezer is rated A+ for energy efficiency, the EC5231AO has an average 10 year running cost of £870 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the more expensive to run freezers.

Running Costs

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Electricity cost £874.19
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Total running cost over 10 years £874.19
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Energy Rating
4.3T
Running this freezer over 10 years will generate 4.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 112 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Electrolux EC5231AO Specification

Key Features
Freezer Net Capacity
Type
Width
Height
Performance
Noise Level
Storage Time During Power Failure
No Frost System
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Climate Class
Thermostat
Star Rating
Freezing Capacity
Freezer Gross Capacity
Design
Case Design
Built-in Display
Door Hinge
Refrigerating Medium
Colour
Control Type
Ergonomics
Defrost Water Drain
Cord Length
Locking
Castor Wheels
Interior Light
Locking
Temperature Alarm
Indication Light
Power
Annual Energy Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
AC Input Frequency
Current
AC Input Voltage
Connected Load
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

electrolux ec5231aow

Barcodes

07332543176632

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Cheaper to run by £275 over five years
£505 cheaper to run over five years
Energy efficiency rating is higher
12dB lower noise level
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Longer storage time during power failure
24% lower noise level
19% higher freezer net capacity
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