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LEC U5010
U5010W

£165.00
(115 reviews)
LEC U5010
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Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and classic 70L capacity freezer, with good features
70L Upright 501mm 845mm Mar 2015 A+
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LEC U5010 Review

With outstanding reviews and very low running costs, we have ranked the LEC U5010 number 115 in small freezers and number 303 across all freezers.
94
Reviews
14 Reviews
56
Value for Money
Average
64
Features
Good Features
75
Age
3 Years Old
91
Running Costs
£360 Over 10 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this freezer to others. Looking across the entire Siemens freezer range, the average reviews for all Siemens freezers are also excellent.
This freezer is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer freezers with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest freezers 2018.
This LEC freezer has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £360 over 10 years are in the cheapest 18% of all 773 freezers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving freezers.
Customers report noise level, it is a good size and it is fairly priced.
The U5010 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
CFC & HFC free
Has an ice cube tray
Total gross capacity (litres) - 72l
Total net capacity (litres) - 70l
Handle type - recessed
Very low freezer net capacity
Shorter than average storage time during power failure

Should You Buy it Now?

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LEC U5010 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Owner Reviews

The average owner rating of this freezer is 87% based on 14 owner reviews. Over 92% of reviewers gave this freezer either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report Acceptable Noise Level

Some LEC U5010 reviewers reckoned that the product was quiet. Andrew Garrett wrote in his review on Amazon “The Freezer is very quiet and gets to temperature without fuss very quickly” and gave it a very good review. Backstopbob mentioned in their review of this freezer “Nice clean lines, very quiet”. Sandy mentioned “It is also very quiet, you can hardly tell when the motor is running”.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Three LEC U5010 reviewers concluded that this freezer was compact. Four years ago Sandy said in his review of this freezer “This is a compact under-counter freezer, so it doesn't hold as much as a chest freezer.”. One customer concluded that the product was a good size. Norman Stone said “Good size for the smaller kitchen” in his review of the LEC U5010.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Three LEC U5010 owners who purchased the LEC U5010 concluded that it was good value for money. Gillian Cain gave this freezer a score of 5 stars and she mentioned on Amazon “Surprising amount of space in this compact freezer good value for money runs quietly plastic drawers stop cold escaping from other shelves when accessing food”. Four years ago Happy Shopper said on Amazon “This item is just what i needed fits in nicely and works very well its already saved me money and shopping trips good item thank you”. Norman Stone wrote last year “Good running costs, good looks and good price!” in his LEC U5010 review.

Customers Report Good Storage

Some LEC U5010 reviewers who reviewed the LEC U5010 considered that it had good drawers. Caulkhead said on Amazon “The tiny drawers require very careful management indeed” in their review but in spite of that they only gave it a rating of 2 stars.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Some customers who purchased it thought it was reliable. Leoness rated it as very good and mentioned in their LEC U5010 review on Amazon “Reliable make and very spacious”. Leoness also wrote “It was hard to find a reliable make in 50cm”.

Customers Report Low Energy Use

One customer who reviewed this freezer concluded that it was efficient.

LEC Freezers Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 359 user and expert reviews (including 217 verified purchases) for LEC freezers and found that on average LEC has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a LEC freezer would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value for Money

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

This LEC freezer is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the average 10 year running cost of the U5010 is £360 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 18% of all 773 freezers.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

LEC released the U5010 in March 2015.

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Features

Very Low Freezer Net Capacity

The average freezer net capacity of all freezers is 190L, with the lowest being 30L and the highest being 1,000L. The freezer net capacity of the LEC U5010 of only 70L is in the lowest 6% of all freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the LEC U5010 of 40dB is fairly typical compared to most other freezers. It is higher than 62% of all freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure

The storage time during power failures of freezers range from 5h to 90h, and the average storage time during power failure is 26h. The LEC U5010's storage time during power failure of only 10h is shorter than average when compared to most other freezers. It is in the shortest 5% of all freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Freezing Capacity

The LEC U5010's freezing capacity of only 4kg/24h is smaller than 96% of all freezers when ranked by this feature. The average freezing capacity of all freezers is 16kg/24h, with the smallest being 2kg/24h and the largest being 38kg/24h.

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Only Three Shelves/baskets

The LEC U5010 is a three shelf/basket freezer.

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CFC & HFC Free

The LEC U5010 is CFC & HFC free, which is unusual. 85% of freezers are not CFC & HFC free.

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Has an Ice Cube Tray

The LEC U5010 has an ice cube tray. 74% of freezers do not have an ice cube tray.

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Smaller Than Average Freezer Gross Capacity

The smallest freezer gross capacity of freezers is 32L, the largest is 610L, and the average freezer gross capacity is 220L. The freezer gross capacity of the LEC U5010 of only 72L is smaller than 96% of all freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

glen dimplex group u5010w, lec lecufzu5010ww, guarantee u5010w, warranty u5010w, product u5010w, labour u5010w, lec lecu5010w, lec u5010wwh, menu u5010w, mega u5010w, lec 79ltr

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05052263001855, 08454621546607

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