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Hotpoint FZFM171P

£319.99
Hotpoint FZFM171P
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9 Reviews
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Features
Good Features
66
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
53
Value for Money
Average
68
Age
3 Years Old
62
Running Costs
£730 Over 10 Years
67
Kagoo Score
Good
Our Verdict:
A good spec and classic 220L capacity freezer, with moderate running costs.
220L Upright 600mm 1,750mm Mar 2015 A+
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With really good reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Hotpoint FZFM171P number 483 across all freezers and number 632 in medium freezers.

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 67?

It has below average user reviews with an average user rating of 58%. Looking across the entire Hisense freezer range, the average reviews for all Hisense freezers are excellent.
This freezer is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better freezers are available. View the latest freezers 2018.
It has an efficiency rating of A+, however its running costs of £730 over 10 years are in the most expensive 17% of all 1,698 freezers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving freezers.
This Hotpoint freezer has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Seven shelves / baskets
Has a reversible doors
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 Features

Average Freezer Net Capacity
Higher Than Average Noise Level
Smaller Than Average Freezing Capacity
Seven Shelves / Baskets
Has a Reversible Doors
Has a No Frost System
Has an Ice Cube Tray
Has a Door Open Alarm
Average Freezer Net Capacity
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The FZFM171P's freezer net capacity of 220L is relatively standard compared to most other freezers. It is in the highest 62% of all freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Noise Level

The FZFM171P's noise level of 42dB is higher than average when compared to most other freezers. It is higher than 69% 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 FZFM171P's freezing capacity of only 11kg/24h is smaller than 73% of all freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Seven Shelves / Baskets
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The Hotpoint 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 Reversible Doors

The Hotpoint FZFM171P has a reversible doors, as do 51% of freezers.

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Has a No Frost System

The Hotpoint FZFM171P has a No Frost system, which is unusual. 70% of freezers do not have a No Frost system.

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Has an Ice Cube Tray

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

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Has a Door Open Alarm

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

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Age

Release Date

This freezer has been on the market since March 2015.

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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 clear pattern. In January 2017 three new Hotpoint freezers were released making it the biggest month that year for new Hotpoint freezer releases. The biggest month in 2016 for new Hotpoint freezer releases was October, with six new Hotpoint freezers released that month. July was the biggest month in 2015 for new Hotpoint freezers, with six new Hotpoint freezers released that month.

How Fast Do Hotpoint Freezer Prices Drop After Release?

Hotpoint freezers tend to depreciate faster than most freezers. Most freezers drop in price by 1% in the first 6 months after release. New Hotpoint freezers drop in price by an average of 16% in the first 6 months after they wer first released. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £75 on a typical £473 new Hotpoint freezer by waiting 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

This Hotpoint freezer has an efficiency rating of A+, however the FZFM171P has an average running cost of £730 over 10 years based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the most expensive to run freezers.

Running Costs

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Electricity cost £734.42
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Total running cost over 10 years £734.42
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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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Manufacturer's Description

With a 245 litre capacity our 60cm wide frost free feezer has 6 removable freezer drawers and a freezer tray.

Super freeze.

After a big shopping trip or cooking session, a large number of new items in the fridge or freezer cause the internal temperature to rise. Use Super Freeze in the freezer to quickly freeze fresh food, keeping it as fresh as the day you bought it.

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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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