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Smeg CVB20LP1

£995.00
170L 600mm 1,510mm Free­standing Jan 2014
Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Case Design Release Date
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Smeg CVB20LP1 Review

Our Verdict:
A fully featured 170 liter freezer
With mediocre features and at over 3 years old, we have ranked the Smeg CVB20LP1 number 420 across all freezers.
8
Poor
48
6 Great Features
47
3 Years Old
45
£525 Over 24 Years
Overall Score
24
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 24?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better freezers are available. View the latest freezers 2017.
This freezer has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £525 over 24 years are typical compared to the other 139 new comparable spec freezers that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a temperature alarm
Quite low noise level
Quite small freezer gross capacity

Smeg CVB20LP1 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Expensive

New medium freezer net capacity freezers range in price from £179 to £1,499. We think that this freezer looks expensive compared to other new medium freezer net capacity freezers.


Features

Has a Temperature Alarm

The CVB20LP1 has a temperature alarm. Most of the other comparable spec freezers that have been on the market for around the same time as this freezer also have a temperature alarm.

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Quite Low Noise Level

At only 40 decibels, the Smeg CVB20LP1 has a quite low noise level compared to most of the other medium freezer net capacity freezers that were launched around the same time as this freezer. The lowest noise level of freezers of this age and spec is 37dB, the highest is 48dB, and the average noise level is 41dB.

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170 Liters Freezer Net Capacity

This is a 170 liters net capacity freezer.

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Quite Large Freezing Capacity

Across all the medium freezer net capacity freezers that have been on the market for a similar time to this freezer the freezing capacities range from 8kg/24h to 30kg/24h. With a freezing capacity of 20 kilograms per 24 hours, the CVB20LP1 has one of the larger freezing capacities amongst medium freezer net capacity freezers of this age.

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Has a Fast Freeze Function

The CVB20LP1 has a fast freeze function, as do most of the other similar spec freezers that are a comparable age to this freezer.

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Has an Ice Cube Tray

The Smeg CVB20LP1 has an ice cube tray. Most of the other medium freezer net capacity freezers that are a comparable age to this freezer also have an ice cube tray.

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Has a Thermostat

The CVB20LP1 has a thermostat. Most of the other new freezers also have a thermostat.

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Quite Small Freezer Gross Capacity

With a freezer gross capacity of only 197 liters, the CVB20LP1 has one of the smaller freezer gross capacities amongst medium freezer net capacity freezers of this age. The freezer gross capacities of medium freezer net capacity freezers that were released around the same time as this freezer range from 150L to 270L, and the average freezer gross capacity is 220L.

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Average Storage Time During Power Failure

With a storage time during power failure of 23 hours, the CVB20LP1 has a fairly standard storage time during power failure compared to most of the other latest medium freezer net capacity freezers.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was January 2014 when Smeg released the CVB20LP1.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The efficiency rating of this Smeg freezer is A+, and based on average energy prices we estimate that the 24 year running cost of the CVB20LP1 is £525, which is typical compared to the other 139 new comparable spec freezers.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers siemens cvb20lp1, package cvb20lp1, smeg cvb20lp1
Barcodes 08017709181444

Smeg CVB20LP1 Review Sources

To prepare this Smeg CVB20LP1 review we compared this freezer to 100 other models. For each freezer that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 97,836 product attributes, 623 freezer reviews and 1,093,100 historical freezer prices from 95 freezer retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this freezer compared to the other models as well as any areas where this freezer is lacking.

£446 Cheaper
Energy efficiency rating is higher
Longer storage time during power failure
Smaller freezing capacity

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