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Hotpoint CTZ55
CTZ55G

£154.99
Hotpoint CTZ55
66
Brand Rating
Good Brand
67
Features
Good Features
69
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
97
Value for Money
Excellent
78
Age
2 Years Old
90
Running Costs
£450 Over 10 Years
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and top-value 77L capacity freezer, with a good spec.
77L Upright 550mm 850mm Feb 2016 A+
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Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up.

There is a 42% chance that the price of the Hotpoint CTZ55 will go up in the next 2 weeks. We forecast that prices might increase by up to £7 over this period.

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Representing excellent value for money and with very low running costs, we have ranked the Hotpoint CTZ55 number 96 in small freezers and number 138 across all freezers.

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Kagoo Score
67
Brand Rating
68
Features
97
Value for Money
78
Age
91
Running Costs

82

82
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 82?

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 2018.
This freezer has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £450 over 10 years are typical compared to the other 1,713 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:
Has a thermostat
Has a defrost function
Even outbuildings
Very low freezer net capacity
Very short storage time during power failure

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

Has a thermostat
Has a defrost function
Average noise level
Very low freezer net capacity
Very short storage time during power failure
Very small freezer gross capacity
Very Low Freezer Net Capacity

The lowest freezer net capacity of freezers is 22L, the highest is 1,000L, and the average freezer net capacity is 190L. The freezer net capacity of the Hotpoint CTZ55 of only 77L is lower than average when compared to most other freezers. It is lower than 91% of all freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Average Noise Level
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The noise level of the Hotpoint CTZ55 of 40dB is fairly average compared to most other freezers. It is higher than 63% of all freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Very Short Storage Time During Power Failure

The Hotpoint CTZ55's storage time during power failure of only 13h is shorter than average when compared to most other freezers. It is shorter than 87% of all freezers when ranked by this feature. The storage time during power failures of freezers range from 2h to 100h, and the average storage time during power failure is 26h.

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Very Small Freezer Gross Capacity

The freezer gross capacities of freezers range from 18L to 1,500L, and the average freezer gross capacity is 220L. The freezer gross capacity of the Hotpoint CTZ55 of only 85L is smaller than average when compared to most other freezers. It is smaller than 93% of all freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Thermostat

The Hotpoint CTZ55 has a thermostat. 71% of freezers do not have a thermostat.

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Has a Defrost Function

The Hotpoint CTZ55 has a defrost function, unlike 73% of freezers which do not have a defrost 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 Hotpoint CTZ55, and ranked it:

Budget Choice
This freezer has a low quality score, but also a low price - choose this if you’re looking to save money on a purchase.

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Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
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Value for Money of Similar Freezers

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Hotpoint CTZ55 Release Date

February 2016

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When Are Most New Hotpoint Freezers Released?

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

The biggest month last year for new Hotpoint freezer releases was January, with three new Hotpoint freezers released that month. Six new Hotpoint freezers were released in October 2016 making it the biggest month that year for new Hotpoint freezer releases. July was the biggest month in 2015 for new Hotpoint freezers, with six new Hotpoint freezers released that month.

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How Fast Do Hotpoint Freezer Prices Drop After Release?

Most freezers drop in price by 1% in the first 6 months after release, however Hotpoint freezers tend to depreciate faster.

New Hotpoint freezers drop in price by an average of 16% in the first 6 months after they wer first released. On a typical new Hotpoint freezer costing £461, by waiting 6 months before buying you could save on average £73.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This Hotpoint freezer is rated A+ for energy efficiency. Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 10 year running cost of the CTZ55 is £450, which is typical compared to the other 1,713 freezers.

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Total running cost over 10 years £449.38
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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 53 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Hotpoint CTZ55 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
Defrost Function
Design
Case Design
Colour
Control Type
Ergonomics
Interior Light
Power
Annual Energy Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Weight
Installation Compartment Dimensions (WxDxH)
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
Display
Display

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

hotpoint 3drawer, hotpoint ctz55g, hotpoint ctz55p, ctz55g 3drawer, ctz55g ctz55g, brand ctz55g

Barcodes

05016108880951, 05016108901311

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