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Hotpoint CF1A250
CF1A250H

£249.99
Hotpoint CF1A250
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Brand Rating
Good Brand
81
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Value for Money
Good
66
Age
5 Years Old
81
Running Costs
£550 Over 10 Years
76
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and fully featured 250L capacity freezer, with a reasonable price.
250L Chest 1,110mm 850mm Jul 2013 A+
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With excellent features and low running costs, we have ranked the Hotpoint CF1A250 number 147 in medium freezers and number 311 across all freezers.

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Kagoo Score
67
Brand Rating
81
Features
74
Value for Money
67
Age
81
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 76?

Hotpoint is a good freezer brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better freezers are available. View the latest freezers 2019.
This freezer has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £550 over 10 years are neither cheap nor expensive compared to the other 1,700+ freezers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving freezers.
It has some great features:
Higher than average freezer net capacity
Very long storage time during power failure
Supports locking
CFC & HFC free

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

Higher than average freezer net capacity
Very long storage time during power failure
Supports locking
CFC & HFC free
Has a thermostat
Higher than average noise level
Higher Than Average Freezer Net Capacity
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The Hotpoint CF1A250's freezer net capacity of 250L is higher than average when compared to most other freezers. It is higher than 74% of all freezers when ordered by this feature. Freezers have freezer net capacities of between 22L and 1,000L, and the average freezer net capacity is 190L.

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Higher Than Average Noise Level

The lowest noise level of freezers is 34dB, the highest is 61dB, and the average noise level is 41dB. The noise level of the Hotpoint CF1A250 of 42dB is higher than average when compared to most other freezers. It is in the highest 23% of all freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Very Long Storage Time During Power Failure
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Freezers have storage time during power failures of between 2h and 100h, and the average storage time during power failure is 26h. The CF1A250's storage time during power failure of 83h is very long compared to most other freezers. It is in the longest 1% of all freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Locking

The CF1A250 supports locking, which is unusual. 92% of freezers do not support locking.

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CFC & HFC Free

The CF1A250 is CFC & HFC free, which is unusual. 92% of freezers are not CFC & HFC free.

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Has a Thermostat

The CF1A250 has a thermostat. 71% of freezers do not have a thermostat.

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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 Hotpoint CF1A250, 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

Hotpoint CF1A250 Release Date

July 2013

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How Fast Do Hotpoint Freezer Prices Drop After Release?

Hotpoint freezers tend to depreciate faster than most freezers.

Most freezers drop in price by 2% in the first 6 months after release. On average, in the first 6 months after release, Hotpoint freezers drop in price by 14%. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £63 on a typical £446 new Hotpoint freezer by waiting 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

Hotpoint CF1A250 Running Costs

This freezer is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 10 year running cost of the CF1A250 is £550, which is neither cheap nor expensive compared to the other 1,700+ freezers that we checked.

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Europen European Energy Rating
2.5T
Running this freezer over 10 years will generate 2.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 65 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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How Can I Save Money on My Energy Costs?

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Hotpoint CF1A250 Specification

Key Features
Freezer Net Capacity
Type
Width
Height
Performance
Noise Level
Storage Time During Power Failure
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Climate Class
Thermostat
Freezer Gross Capacity
Design
Case Design
CFC & HFC Free
Colour
Control Type
Ergonomics
Locking
Power
Annual Energy Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Installation Compartment Dimensions (WxDxH)
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Width
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
Display
Display

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

labour cf1a250h

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