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Essentials CTFF55W14

£179.00
145L 554mm 1,440mm Free­standing Jul 2013
Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Case Design Release Date
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Essentials CTFF55W14 Review

Our Verdict:
A good value for money 145 liter freezer
Representing very good value for money but with average features, we have ranked the Essentials CTFF55W14 number 240 across all freezers.
75
Very Good
59
5 Great Features
40
4 Years Old
42
£546 Over 24 Years
Overall Score
31
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 31?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better freezers are available. View the latest freezers 2017.
This freezer has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £546 over 24 years are typical compared to the other 139 latest medium freezer net capacity freezers that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a door open alarm
Has a reversible doors
Quite short storage time during power failure
Very small freezer gross capacity

Essentials CTFF55W14 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Inexpensive

After checking the price of 59 recently released medium freezer net capacity freezers they range in price from £179 to £1,499. We think that this freezer represents good value compared to other recently released medium freezer net capacity freezers.


Features

Has a Door Open Alarm

The CTFF55W14 has a door open alarm. Most of the other latest medium freezer net capacity freezers also have a door open alarm.

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Has a Reversible Doors

The CTFF55W14 has a reversible doors, as do most of the other latest freezers.

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Quite Short Storage Time During Power Failure

The average storage time during power failure of new freezers is 27h, and the storage time during power failures range from 5h to 110h. The CTFF55W14 has a very short storage time during power failure (only 10 hours) compared to most of the other medium freezer net capacity freezers that came out around the same time as this freezer.

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Has an Ice Cube Tray

The Essentials CTFF55W14 has an ice cube tray. Most of the other latest comparable spec freezers also have an ice cube tray.

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Has a Thermostat

The Essentials CTFF55W14 has a thermostat. Most of the other latest medium freezer net capacity freezers also have a thermostat.

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145 Liters Freezer Net Capacity

This is a 145 liters net capacity freezer.

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Very Small Freezer Gross Capacity

At only 176 liters, the Essentials CTFF55W14 has a quite small freezer gross capacity compared to most of the other recently released medium freezer net capacity freezers. The freezer gross capacities of medium freezer net capacity freezers that have been around for a comparable time to this freezer range from 150L to 270L, and the average freezer gross capacity is 220L.

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Very High Noise Level

The noise level of the CTFF55W14 of 45 decibels is one of the highest amongst similar spec freezers that were released around the same time as this freezer. Freezers of this age and spec have noise levels of between 37dB and 48dB, and the average noise level is 41dB.

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CFC & HFC Free

The Essentials CTFF55W14 is CFC & HFC free, as are most of the other recently released medium freezer net capacity freezers.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This freezer has been on the market since July 2013.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this medium freezer net capacity freezer is A+, and based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 24 year running cost of the CTFF55W14 is £546, which is typical compared to the other 139 latest medium freezer net capacity freezers.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers essentials ctff55w14

Essentials CTFF55W14 Review Sources

To prepare this Essentials CTFF55W14 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 97,836 product attributes, 623 freezer reviews and 1,093,100 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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