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Essentials CUF55W12

£89.00
86L 553mm 845mm Undercounter Jul 2013
Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Case Design Release Date
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Essentials CUF55W12 Review

Our Verdict:
A Great Value for Money 86 Liter Freezer
Representing excellent value for money but with low running costs, we have ranked the Essentials CUF55W12 number 195 across all freezers.
95
Excellent
53
3 Great Features
40
4 Years Old
68
£405 Over 24 Years
Overall Score
33
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 33?

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 rating of A+, and its running costs of £405 over 24 years are typical compared to the other 120 recently released low freezer net capacity freezers that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing some features:
Has a reversible doors
CFC & HFC free
Quite high noise level

Essentials CUF55W12 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Good Value

The cheapeast latest low freezer net capacity freezers that we found costs £54 and the most expensive costs £595. We think that this low freezer net capacity freezer represents good value for a recently released freezer.


Features

Has a Reversible Doors

The CUF55W12 has a reversible doors. Most of the other low freezer net capacity freezers that have been around for a similar time to this freezer also have a reversible doors.

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Average Storage Time During Power Failure

The Essentials CUF55W12 has a fairly average storage time during power failure (21 hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec freezers that were launched around the same time as this freezer.

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Quite High Noise Level

With a noise level of 42 decibels, the CUF55W12 has a fairly high noise level compared to most of the other freezers that have been around for a comparable time to this freezer. Low freezer net capacity freezers that have been on the market for a comparable time to this freezer have noise levels of between 36dB and 49dB, and the average noise level is 40dB.

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86 Liters Freezer Net Capacity

This is an 86 liters net capacity freezer.

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CFC & HFC Free

The CUF55W12 is CFC & HFC free. Most of the other new similar spec freezers also are CFC & HFC free.

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Has a Thermostat

The CUF55W12 has a thermostat. Most of the other latest comparable spec freezers also have a thermostat.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was July 2013 when this freezer was released.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This low freezer net capacity freezer has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and the CUF55W12 is typical compared to the other 120 recently released low freezer net capacity freezers that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the CUF55W12 will cost £405 over 24 years to run.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers essentials cuf55w12, brand cuf55w12
Barcodes 05017416387071

Essentials CUF55W12 Review Sources

To prepare this Essentials CUF55W12 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 97,810 product attributes, 623 freezer reviews and 1,077,300 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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