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Hotpoint FZFM171P

Hotpoint FZFM171P
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Reviews
9 Reviews
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Features
Good Features
65
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
63
Value for Money
Good
72
Age
4 Years Old
68
Running Costs
£730 Over 10 Years
72
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A classic and good spec 220L capacity freezer, with moderate running costs.
220L Upright 600mm 1,750mm Mar 2015 A+
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With outstanding reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Hotpoint FZFM171P number 443 across all freezers and number 519 in medium freezers.

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Kagoo Score
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Reviews
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Features
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Value for Money
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Age
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Running Costs

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 72?

owners report that it has below average user reviews with an average user rating of 58%.
This freezer is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better freezers are available.
Whilst it has an energy efficiency classification of A+, its running costs of £730 over 10 years are in the most expensive 17% of all 1,700+ freezers that we have calculated running costs for.
This Hotpoint freezer has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Seven shelves / baskets
Has a door open alarm
Higher than average noise level
Smaller than average freezing capacity

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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Average Review Score

2.9 stars (9 reviews)

33%

of Customers Would Recommend
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What Are People Saying About the Hotpoint FZFM171P?

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Seven shelves / baskets
Has a door open alarm
Has a fast freeze function
Has a no frost system
Has a reversible doors
Has an ice cube tray
Average freezer net capacity
Higher than average noise level
Smaller than average freezing capacity
Average Freezer Net Capacity
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The freezer net capacity of the Hotpoint FZFM171P of 220L is relatively average compared to most other freezers. It is in the highest 63% of all freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Noise Level

The Hotpoint FZFM171P's noise level of 42dB is higher than average when compared to most other freezers. It is in the highest 20% of all freezers when ranked by this feature. The noise levels of freezers range from 34dB to 61dB, and the average noise level is 41dB.

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Smaller Than Average Freezing Capacity

The freezing capacity of the Hotpoint FZFM171P of only 11kg/24h is smaller than 72% of all freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Seven Shelves / Baskets
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The FZFM171P is a seven shelf / basket freezer. Most of the other freezers have between one and nine shelves / baskets.

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Has a Door Open Alarm

The Hotpoint FZFM171P has a door open alarm, which is unusual. 78% of freezers do not have a door open alarm.

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Has a Fast Freeze Function

The FZFM171P has a fast freeze function. 56% of freezers do not have a fast freeze function.

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Has a No Frost System

The FZFM171P has a no frost system, unlike 70% of freezers which do not have a no frost system.

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Has a Reversible Doors

The FZFM171P has a reversible doors. 51% of freezers also have a reversible doors.

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Has an Ice Cube Tray

The FZFM171P has an ice cube tray, unlike 78% of freezers which do not have an ice cube tray.

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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 FZFM171P, 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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Age

Hotpoint FZFM171P Release Date

March 2015

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How Fast Do Hotpoint Freezer Prices Drop After Release?

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

In the first 6 months after release, Hotpoint freezers drop in price by 14% on average. That means that on a typical Hotpoint freezer costing £448 you could save on average £64 by waiting 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

Hotpoint FZFM171P Running Costs

Whilst this freezer has an energy efficiency classification of A+, based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 10 year running cost of the FZFM171P is £730, which makes it one of the most expensive to run freezers.

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Europen European Energy Rating
3.3T
Running this freezer over 10 years will generate 3.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 86 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Hotpoint FZFM171P Specification

Key Features
Freezer Net Capacity
Type
Width
Height
Performance
Noise Level
Fast Freeze Function
No Frost System
Climate Class
Star Rating
Freezing Capacity
Ice Cube Tray
Design
Case Design
Shelf / Basket
Reversible Doors
Door Hinge
Colour
Ergonomics
Door Open Alarm
Power
Annual Energy Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

guarantee fzfm171p, hotpoint fzfm171p, summer fzfm171p

Barcodes

 05016108778081

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