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Hotpoint CF1A250H

£279.99
250L 1,110mm 850mm Free­standing Jul 2013
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Hotpoint CF1A250 Review

Our Verdict:
A cheap to run 250 liter freezer
With low running costs and at over 3 years old, we have ranked the Hotpoint CF1A250 number 495 across all freezers.
27
Poor
34
4 Great Features
40
4 Years Old
47
£506 Over 24 Years
Overall Score
21
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 22?

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 efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £506 over 24 years are typical compared to the other 118 latest high freezer net capacity freezers that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Quite small freezer gross capacity

Hotpoint CF1A250 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Hotpoint Freezers Have Good Reviews

Hotpoint is one of the better rated freezer brands according to average expert and owner review score data that we have collected for all freezers. 100% of those that bought a Hotpoint freezer would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Average Priced

We think this freezer has an average price compared to other latest high freezer net capacity freezers. The cheapeast recently released high freezer net capacity freezer that we found costs £84 and the most expensive costs £2,199.


Features

Supports Locking

The Hotpoint CF1A250 supports locking, as do most of the other new freezers.

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Has a Thermostat

The Hotpoint CF1A250 has a thermostat, as do most of the other high freezer net capacity freezers that are a comparable age to this freezer.

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Average Noise Level

The CF1A250 has a relatively standard noise level (42 decibels) compared to most of the other latest high freezer net capacity freezers.

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Quite Small Freezer Gross Capacity

When compared to other new comparable spec freezers, the freezer gross capacity of the Hotpoint CF1A250 of only 251 liters is one of the smallest. The average freezer gross capacity of high freezer net capacity freezers that are a comparable age to this freezer is 340L, and the freezer gross capacities range from 240L to 610L.

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250 Liters Freezer Net Capacity

This is a 250 liters net capacity freezer.

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Very Long Storage Time During Power Failure

High freezer net capacity freezers that have been on the market for around the same time as this freezer have storage time during power failures of between 5h and 90h. At 83 hours, the CF1A250 has a very long storage time during power failure compared to most of the other freezers that are a comparable age to this freezer.

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CFC & HFC Free

The CF1A250 is CFC & HFC free. Most of the other recently released comparable spec freezers also are CFC & HFC free.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Hotpoint freezer was released in July 2013.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This Hotpoint freezer has an efficiency rating of A+. The CF1A250 is typical compared to the other 118 latest high freezer net capacity freezers that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the CF1A250 will cost £506 over 24 years to run.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hotpoint supersedesthecf1a250hmodelmodelcf1a2, hotpoint cf1a250h, labour cf1a250h

Hotpoint CF1A250 Review Sources

To prepare this Hotpoint CF1A250 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 97,836 product attributes, 623 freezer reviews and 1,093,100 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.

£50 Cheaper
Higher freezer net capacity
14% larger freezer gross capacity
43h shorter storage time during power failure
£90 Cheaper
Cheaper to run by £51.70
16x shorter storage time during power failure
One year longer manufacturer's guarantee
19L larger freezer gross capacity
£100 More Expensive
£139 Cheaper
Cheaper to run by £77.55
A little lower noise level
Six times shorter storage time during power failure
£171 Cheaper
12% cheaper to run
Shorter storage time during power failure
£191 Cheaper
Cheaper to run by £101.05
Shorter storage time during power failure

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