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Gorenje FHE242IW

Gorenje FHE242IW
89
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
88
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Value for Money
Very Good
71
Age
5 Years Old
89
Running Costs
£480 Over 10 Years
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and fully featured 240L capacity freezer, very good for small families.
Features We Love:
High freezer capacity (240L - 13 bags of shopping)
Long storage time during power failure (55h)
Large freezing capacity (20kg/24h)
Has a temperature alarm
Has a built-in display
240L
CAPACITY
42dB
NOISE LEVEL
55h
STORAGE TIME
20kg/24h
FREEZING
CAPACITY
2
SHELVES /
BASKETS
£478
OVER 10 YEARS
A++
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With outstanding reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Gorenje FHE242IW number 85 in medium freezers and number 193 across all freezers.

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Kagoo Score
90
Brand Rating
88
Features
78
Value for Money
71
Age
89
Running Costs

82

82
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 82?

Gorenje is an excellent freezer brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better freezers are available.
This freezer has an efficiency rating of A++, and its running costs of £480 over 10 years are pretty average compared to the other 1,700+ freezers that we have calculated running costs for.
It has some great features:
High freezer capacity
Long storage time during power failure
Large freezing capacity
Has a temperature alarm

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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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

High freezer capacity
Long storage time during power failure
Large freezing capacity
Has a temperature alarm
Has a built-in display
Has a defrost function
Has a fast freeze function
High noise level
Only two shelves / baskets
High Freezer Capacity
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The lowest freezer net capacity of freezers is 22L, the highest is 1,100L, and the average freezer net capacity is 190L. The freezer net capacity of the FHE242IW of 240L is higher than average when compared to most other freezers. It is in the highest 29% of all freezers when ordered by this feature.

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High Noise Level

The noise levels of freezers range from 34dB to 61dB, and the average noise level is 41dB. The FHE242IW's noise level of 42dB is in the highest 24% of all freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Long Storage Time During Power Failure
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The Gorenje FHE242IW's storage time during power failure of 55h is longer than 95% of all freezers when ordered by this feature. The average storage time during power failure of all freezers is 26h, with the shortest being 2h and the longest being 100h.

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Large Freezing Capacity
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The freezing capacity of the FHE242IW of 20kg/24h is larger than average when compared to most other freezers. It is larger than 71% of all freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Only Two Shelves / Baskets

Most freezers have between one and nine shelves / baskets, including the FHE242IW which has two shelves / baskets.

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Has a Temperature Alarm
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The FHE242IW has a temperature alarm, unlike 70% of freezers which do not have a temperature alarm.

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Has a Built-in Display
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The Gorenje FHE242IW has a built-in display, which is unusual. 73% of freezers do not have a built-in display.

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Has a Defrost Function
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The Gorenje FHE242IW has a defrost function, unlike 67% of freezers which do not have a defrost function.

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Has a Fast Freeze Function
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The Gorenje FHE242IW has a fast freeze function, which is unusual. 54% of freezers do not have a fast freeze function.

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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A freezer with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the Gorenje FHE242IW, and ranked it:

Good Value For Money
This freezer is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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Value for Money of Similar Freezers

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Age

Gorenje FHE242IW Release Date

October 2013

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Newer by three years

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36 months newer
Newer by three years
Five more shelves / baskets

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£349.00
45 months newer
£36 Cheaper
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When Are Most New Gorenje Freezers Released?

We looked at the release dates for new Gorenje freezers over the last 3 years, but couldn't see any obvious pattern.

In June 2018, one new Gorenje freezers were released making it the biggest month that year for new Gorenje freezer releases. Four new Gorenje freezers were released in June 2017 making it the biggest month that year as well for new Gorenje freezer releases. In 2016 most new Gorenje freezers were released in October, with two new Gorenje freezers released that month.

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How Fast Do Gorenje Freezer Prices Drop After Release?

Most freezers drop in price by 2% in the first 6 months after release, however Gorenje freezers tend to depreciate slower.

On average, in the first 6 months after release, Gorenje freezers drop in price by 1%. That means a saving of £3 on a typical £452 new Gorenje freezer if you wait 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

Gorenje FHE242IW Running Costs

This Gorenje freezer has an efficiency rating of A++, and the FHE242IW is pretty average compared to the other 1,700+ freezers that we have assessed for 10 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 10 year running cost of the FHE242IW is £480.

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Europen European Energy Rating
2.2T
Running this freezer over 10 years will generate 2.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 56 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the Gorenje FHE242IW. However we have checked the rating of all Gorenje freezers and the average score is 89.5%.

Gorenje FHE242IW Specification

Key Features
Freezer Net Capacity
Type
Width
Height
Performance
Noise Level
Storage Time During Power Failure
Fast Freeze Function
No Frost System
Climate Class
Star Rating
Freezing Capacity
Freezer Gross Capacity
Defrost Function
Design
Case Design
Shelf / Basket
Built-in Display
Door Hinge
Colour
Display Type
Other Features
Compressor
Ergonomics
Temperature Alarm
LED Indicators
Indication Light
Power
Annual Energy Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Current
AC Input Voltage
Energy Usage
Connected Load
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

gorenje fhe242iw, gorenje 376271

Barcodes

 03838942789571

Gorenje FHE242IW - Other Freezers Worth Considering

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