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Essentials CTF55W12 Freezer

170L 550mm 1,430mm Freestanding Jul 2013
A+
Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Case Design Release Date £521.70 Electricity cost over 10 years
CFC & HFC free
Has a thermostat

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Energy

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this Essentials freezer is A+, and the average 24 year running cost of the CTF55W12 is £522 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 123 freezers of a similar age and spec.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This medium freezer net capacity freezer has been on the market since July 2013.


Design

CFC & HFC Free

The CTF55W12 is CFC & HFC free. Most of the other medium freezer net capacity freezers that have been available for a comparable time to this freezer also are CFC & HFC free.

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Has a Reversible Doors

The Essentials CTF55W12 has a reversible doors, as do most of the other freezers of a similar type and age to this freezer.

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Performance

Has a Thermostat

The Essentials CTF55W12 has a thermostat, as do most of the other freezers of a comparable spec and age to this freezer.

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Average Noise Level

At 42 decibels, the CTF55W12 has a fairly standard noise level compared to most of the other freezers of a comparable type and age to this freezer.

Alternative freezers with a higher noise level that you might want to look at include the Bosch GSN33VW30G (£568.99) (42dB).

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Quite Short Storage Time During Power Failure

The Essentials CTF55W12 has a quite short storage time during power failure (only 16 hours) compared to most of the other medium freezer net capacity freezers that are a similar age to this freezer. The storage time during power failures of medium freezer net capacity freezers that were released more than two years ago range from 8h to 110h.

Freezers with a longer storage time during power failure that might be worth looking at include the AEG A72700GNX0 (£320) (18h).

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Very Small Freezer Gross Capacity

The CTF55W12 has a fairly small freezer gross capacity (only 182 liters) compared to most of the other medium freezer net capacity freezers that have been on the market for more than two years. The smallest freezer gross capacity of freezers of this spec and age is 150L, the largest is 360L, and the average freezer gross capacity is 220L.

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170 Liters Freezer Net Capacity

This is a 170 liters net capacity freezer.

If you are looking for a higher freezer net capacity then you might want to look at the AEG A72010GNX0 (£499.99) (181L), or the Hotpoint HUZ3022NFI (£518) (190L).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ctf55w12

Essentials CTF55W12 Review Sources

To prepare this Essentials CTF55W12 review we compared this freezer to 712 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 95,846 product attributes, 618 freezer reviews and 1,064,700 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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