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Smeg CVB20LR1

Smeg CVB20LR1
87
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
83
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Popularity
Quite Popular
66
Value for Money
Good
70
Age
10 Years Old
81
Running Costs
£570 Over 10 Years
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and very economical to run 170L capacity freezer, good for individuals and couples.
Features We Love:
Lower than average noise level (40dB)
Large freezing capacity (20kg/24h)
Has a temperature alarm
Has a door open alarm
Has a fast freeze function
170L
CAPACITY
40dB
NOISE LEVEL
23h
STORAGE TIME
20kg/24h
FREEZING
CAPACITY
5
SHELVES /
BASKETS
£572
OVER 10 YEARS
A+
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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Smeg CVB20LR1 number 72 in best selling freezers, number 227 in small freezers and number 328 across all freezers.

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78
Kagoo Score
87
Brand Rating
84
Features
67
Value for Money
70
Age
82
Running Costs

78

78
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 78?

Smeg is an excellent freezer brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better freezers are available.
This freezer has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £570 over 10 years are pretty average compared to the other 1,700+ freezers that we have calculated running costs for.
It has some great features:
Lower than average noise level
Freezing capacity: 20kg/24h
2 transparent flapsa gap of 175mm must be left on the hinged side of the
3 transparent drawers
2 ice cube trays
Fast freezing button
Frozen food capacity: 170 litres
Acoustic alarmfreezer

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.

84
Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Lower than average noise level
Large freezing capacity
Has a temperature alarm
Has a door open alarm
Has a fast freeze function
CFC & HFC free
Has an ice cube tray
ok freezer net capacity
ok storage time during power failure
Five shelves / baskets
ok Freezer Net Capacity
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The CVB20LR1's freezer net capacity of 170L is ok compared to most other freezers. It is in the highest 42% of all freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Lower Than Average Noise Level
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The noise level of the CVB20LR1 of only 40dB is lower than 78% of all freezers when ordered by this feature. The average noise level of all freezers is 41dB, with the lowest being 34dB and the highest being 61dB.

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ok Storage Time During Power Failure
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The CVB20LR1's storage time during power failure of 23h is ok compared to most other freezers. It is in the longest 49% of all freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Large Freezing Capacity
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The freezing capacity of the Smeg CVB20LR1 of 20kg/24h is larger than average when compared to most other freezers. It is in the largest 30% of all freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Five Shelves / Baskets
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The CVB20LR1 has five shelves / baskets which is average compared to the other 1,511 freezers that we have assessed the number of shelves / baskets of.

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Has a Temperature Alarm
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The Smeg CVB20LR1 has a temperature alarm, unlike 70% of freezers which do not have a temperature alarm.

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Has a Door Open Alarm
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The CVB20LR1 has a door open alarm, which is unusual. 76% of freezers do not have a door open alarm.

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Has a Fast Freeze Function
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The CVB20LR1 has a fast freeze function. 54% of freezers do not have a fast freeze function.

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CFC & HFC Free

The Smeg CVB20LR1 is CFC & HFC free, which is unusual. 91% of freezers are not CFC & HFC free.

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Has an Ice Cube Tray

The CVB20LR1 has an ice cube tray, unlike 76% 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 Smeg CVB20LR1, and ranked it:

Good Value For Money
This freezer is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

Product Quality Score
High End Good Value for Money
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Smeg CVB20LR1
Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
Price

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Value for Money of Similar Freezers

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Age

Smeg CVB20LR1 Release Date

May 2009

Newer Freezers Worth Considering

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Better Kagoo Score

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Newer by eight years
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Better Kagoo Score

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Better brand

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95 months newer
Three years newer
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108 months newer
Nine years newer
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78

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97 months newer
Newer by eight years
Better brand

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58 months newer
Better Kagoo Score

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108 months newer
Newer by four years
Two more shelves / baskets

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£179 Cheaper
Eight years newer

81

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106 months newer
£180 Cheaper
Nine years newer

81

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96 months newer
Newer by eight years
Better Kagoo Score

79

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Newer by eight years

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82 months newer
Newer by seven years
Energy efficiency rating is higher

82

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£788.00
92 months newer
£211 Cheaper
Three years newer

80

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£740.40
94 months newer
£259 Cheaper
Better brand

77

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£1,270.00
58 months newer
Better Kagoo Score
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£1,270.00
58 months newer

When Are Most New Smeg Freezers Released?

July to September is the most common period for new Smeg freezers to be released in.

If you wait until July 2019 then you might be able to get better features on your Smeg freezer. Alternatively you might be able to buy one of the current Smeg freezers cheaper in July once the latest models have been released. In September 2018, one new Smeg freezers were released making it the biggest month that year for new Smeg freezer releases. In 2017 most new Smeg freezers were released in July, with two new Smeg freezers released that month. The biggest month in 2016 for new Smeg freezer releases was October, with four new Smeg freezers released that month.

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How Fast Do Smeg Freezer Prices Drop After Release?

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

New Smeg freezers drop in price by an average of 17% in the first 6 months after they wer first released. That means a saving of £78 on a typical £452 new Smeg freezer if you wait 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

Smeg CVB20LR1 Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this freezer is A+. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 10 year running cost of the CVB20LR1 is £570, which is pretty average compared to the other 1,700+ freezers that we checked.

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Europen European Energy Rating
2.6T
Running this freezer over 10 years will generate 2.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 67 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the Smeg CVB20LR1. However we have checked the rating of all Smeg freezers and the average score is 87.4%.

Smeg CVB20LR1 Specification

Key Features
Freezer Net Capacity
Type
Width
Height
Performance
Noise Level
Storage Time During Power Failure
Fast Freeze Function
No Frost System
Climate Class
Thermostat
Star Rating
Freezing Capacity
Freezer Gross Capacity
Ice Cube Tray
Design
Case Design
CFC & HFC Free
Shelf / Basket
Reversible Doors
Door Hinge
Colour
Ergonomics
Door Open Alarm
Interior Light
Temperature Alarm
Power
Annual Energy Consumption
Typical Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Energy Usage
Connected Load
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Installation Compartment Dimensions (WxDxH)
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Width
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
Depth Without Handle

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

cvb20lr1 cvb20lr1, smeg cvb20lrrd, smeg cvb20lr1, smeg 50s, jub22693

Barcodes

 08017709120382,  08017709181468

Smeg CVB20LR1 - Other Freezers Worth Considering

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Five years newer
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Newer by eight years
Energy efficiency rating is better
Two more shelves / baskets
£50 Cheaper
Better Kagoo Score
Newer by 19 months

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£ 937.46
£62 Cheaper
Better brand
Six years newer

£ 1,097.98
Three years newer
5% lower noise level
A little longer storage time during power failure
£99 More Expensive

£ 1,098.99
Nine years newer
Better brand
Higher energy efficiency rating
£100 More Expensive
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