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Essentials CUF55W12

£114.99
Essentials CUF55W12
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Good Features
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Value for Money
Very Good
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Age
5 Years Old
90
Running Costs
£440 Over 10 Years
73
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and cheap 86L capacity freezer, with a good spec.
86L Upright 553mm 845mm Jul 2013 A+
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With very low running costs and representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Essentials CUF55W12 number 264 in small freezers and number 385 across all freezers.

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Age
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 73?

Looking across the entire Candy freezer range, the average reviews for all Candy freezers are excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better freezers are available. View the latest freezers 2018.
This freezer has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £440 over 10 years are in the cheapest 20% of all 1,687 freezers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving freezers.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
CFC & HFC free
Has a reversible doors
Please consult with installation experts such as our knowhow team to carry out door reversal
Very low freezer net capacity
Higher than average noise level

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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Average Review Score

71%

of Customers Would Recommend
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What Are People Saying About the Essentials CUF55W12?

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Many Owners Mentioned That it Had a Reasonable Price.
The Vast Majority of Purchasers Mentioned That the Essentials CUF55W12 Was Thoughtfully Designed.
Nine Out of Ten Buyers Thought the Product Was Not Hard to Use.
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Features

Key Features

Very Low Freezer Net Capacity
Higher Than Average Noise Level
Average Storage Time During Power Failure
CFC & HFC Free
Very Small Freezer Gross Capacity
Has a Reversible Doors
Has a Thermostat
Very Low Freezer Net Capacity

The CUF55W12's freezer net capacity of only 86L is lower than 85% of all freezers when ranked by this feature. The average freezer net capacity of all freezers is 190L, with the lowest being 22L and the highest being 1,000L.

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Higher Than Average Noise Level

The CUF55W12's noise level of 42dB is higher than average when compared to most other freezers. It is in the highest 23% of all freezers when sorted by this feature. Across all the freezers the noise levels range from 34dB to 61dB, and the average noise level is 41dB.

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Average Storage Time During Power Failure
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The storage time during power failure of the CUF55W12 of 21h is fairly average compared to most other freezers. It is longer than 55% of all freezers when ordered by this feature.

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CFC & HFC Free

The Essentials CUF55W12 is CFC & HFC free, which is unusual. 92% of freezers are not CFC & HFC free.

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Very Small Freezer Gross Capacity

The CUF55W12's freezer gross capacity of only 94L is smaller than 90% of all freezers when ordered by this feature. Across all the freezers the freezer gross capacities range from 18L to 1,500L, and the average freezer gross capacity is 220L.

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Has a Reversible Doors

The Essentials CUF55W12 has a reversible doors, as do 51% of freezers.

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Has a Thermostat

The CUF55W12 has a thermostat, which is unusual. 70% of freezers do not have a thermostat.

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Age

Release Date

This freezer has been on the market since July 2013.

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Low Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this freezer is A+. The CUF55W12 has an average 10 year running cost of £440 based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the cheaper to run freezers.

Running Costs

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Electricity cost £441.68
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Total running cost over 10 years £441.68
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Energy Rating
2.0T
Running this freezer over 10 years will generate 2.0 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 52 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer's Description

This immaculate white Essentials CUF55W12 Undercounter Freezer boasts loads of great features that make keeping your food hassle free. Superfreeze The Essentials undercounter freezer slots neatly into just about any kitchen surrounding and adds a certain touch of class with its glossy finish. The CUF-55W12 has 3 drawers that can take a generous 86 litres of food storage, whilst still maintaining a superb 4-star freezer rating. Peace of mind This undercounter freezer is ideal for placing into tight spots, with a reversible door you can set up as you prefer. The CCUF-55W12 is also economical to run with a great A+ energy rating, saving you money to spend on delicious food instead. Discover the advantages of the Essentials CUF55W12 Undercounter Freezer, top food storage results at low maintenance. ___________________________________________________________________________ PLEASE NOTE: Use in outbuildings: This refrigerator is not designed to be used in an outbuilding - both your food and the appliance can be damaged. Do not use it in any unheated area. Reversible door hinges: This refrigerator has a reversible door - please consult with installation experts such as our Knowhow team to carry out door reversal.

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Essentials CUF55W12 Specification

Key Features
Freezer Net Capacity
Type
Width
Height
Performance
Noise Level
Storage Time During Power Failure
Climate Class
Thermostat
Freezer Gross Capacity
Design
Case Design
CFC & HFC Free
Reversible Doors
Colour
Power
Annual Energy Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Installation Compartment Dimensions (WxDxH)

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Better manufacturer's guarantee by one year

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£ 120.00
Cheaper to run by £42 over five years

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