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Gorenje FHE242 Freezer

240L 1,100mm 850mm Free­standing Nov 2013
Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Case Design Release Date
Low running costs
Has a temperature alarm
Has a built-in display

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Energy

Low Running Costs

This freezer is rated A++ for energy efficiency, and the FHE242 is one of the cheaper to run freezers of a comparable age and spec that we have assessed for 24 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 24 year running cost of the FHE242 is £438.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This freezer was released in November 2013.


Ergonomics

Has a Temperature Alarm

The Gorenje FHE242 has a temperature alarm, as do most of the other high freezer net capacity freezers that were released around the same time as this freezer.

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Design

Has a Built-In Display

The Gorenje FHE242 has a built-in display. Most of the other freezers that are a comparable age to this freezer also have a built-in display.

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Only Two Shelves/baskets

The Gorenje FHE242 is a two shelf/basket freezer. Most of the other freezers of a comparable type and age to this freezer have between one and seven shelves/baskets.

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Performance

Quite Long Storage Time During Power Failure

The average storage time during power failure of high freezer net capacity freezers that came out more than two years ago is 35h, and the storage time during power failures range from 5h to 90h. At 55 hours, the Gorenje FHE242 has a fairly long storage time during power failure compared to most of the other high freezer net capacity freezers that were launched around the same time as this freezer.

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Has a Fast Freeze Function

The Gorenje FHE242 has a fast freeze function. Most of the other freezers of this age and type also have a fast freeze function.

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Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 42 decibels, the Gorenje FHE242 has a pretty average noise level compared to most of the other high freezer net capacity freezers that were released more than two years ago.

Freezers with a higher noise level that might be worth considering include the Bosch GSN58AW30 (£599) (42dB).

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Quite Small Freezer Gross Capacity

The average freezer gross capacity of comparable spec freezers that are a similar age to this freezer is 340L, and the freezer gross capacities range from 240L to 610L. When compared to other freezers that were released around the same time as this freezer that we have assessed the freezer gross capacity of, the Gorenje FHE242's freezer gross capacity of only 240 liters is one of the smallest.

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240 Liters Freezer Net Capacity

This is a 240 liters net capacity freezer.

If you would prefer a freezer with a higher freezer net capacity then you might want to consider the Gorenje FN6192CX (£509.99) (243L).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers gorenje fhe242w, fhe242iw
Barcodes 03838942732447, 03838942789571, 04018474335050

Gorenje FHE242 Review Sources

To prepare this Gorenje FHE242 review we compared this freezer to 731 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 96,703 product attributes, 621 freezer reviews and 1,141,500 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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Higher energy efficiency rating
Shorter storage time during power failure
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Better energy efficiency rating
19h shorter storage time during power failure
Bosch GCM24AW20

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£ 319.00
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Energy efficiency rating is higher
35% lighter
One less shelve/basket
Liebherr GTP3156

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£115.15 cheaper to run
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Three more freezer number of shelves/basketss
Energy efficiency rating is higher
48% larger freezing capacity
Older by ten months
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