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A good spec but 2 year old 249L capacity freezer, with moderate running costs but representing only average value for money
249L Chest 985mm 850mm Jan 2016 A+
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LEC CF250 Review

Released 2 years ago and with very good features, we have ranked the LEC CF250 number 170 across all freezers.
Value for Money
Good Features
1 Year Old
Running Costs
£579 Over 10 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 66?

At over a year old this freezer is slightly out of date, and newer freezers with more up to date technology are available. View the latest freezers 2017.
It has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £579 over 10 years are typical compared to the other 620 freezers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving freezers.
This freezer has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Higher than average freezer net capacity
Longer than average storage time during power failure
Smaller than average freezing capacity

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £159.99 on eBay 67 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 65% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

LEC CF250 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

LEC Freezers Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 203 user and expert reviews (including 157 verified purchases), LEC has very good reviews for its freezers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is cheaper than 73% of freezers, it has good features and is under 2 years old but at £279.99 it does not seem like great value for money overall.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The efficiency rating of this LEC freezer is A+. The CF250 has an average running cost of £579 over 10 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 620 freezers.

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Released Over a Year Ago

This freezer was released in January 2016.


Higher Than Average Freezer Net Capacity

The freezer net capacity of the LEC CF250 of 249L is in the highest 24% of all freezers when sorted by this feature. The lowest freezer net capacity of freezers is 30L, the highest is 620L, and the average freezer net capacity is 190L.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the LEC CF250 of 41dB is relatively average compared to most other freezers. It is in the highest 48% of all freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure

The LEC CF250's storage time during power failure of 43h is longer than average when compared to most other freezers. It is in the longest 12% of all freezers when ranked by this feature. Across all the freezers the storage time during power failures range from 5h to 90h, and the average storage time during power failure is 26h.

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Smaller Than Average Freezing Capacity

The average freezing capacity of all freezers is 16kg/24h, with the smallest being 2kg/24h and the largest being 38kg/24h. The LEC CF250's freezing capacity of only 12kg/24h is in the smallest 31% of all freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Defrost Water Drain

The LEC CF250 has a defrost water drain, unlike 90% of freezers which do not have a defrost water drain.

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CFC & HFC Free

The LEC CF250 is CFC & HFC free, unlike 79% of freezers which are not CFC & HFC free.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lec leccfzcf250lww, lec cf250lw




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