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Smeg CVB20RR1

£739.00
Smeg CVB20RR1
90
Reviews
11 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Popularity
Quite Popular
73
Value for Money
Good
66
Age
5 Years Old
79
Running Costs
£570 Over 10 Years
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
This freezer has superb drawers, it's excellent in terms of power usage and very well designed. It's a classic and fully featured 170L capacity freezer, with a reasonable price and low running costs.
170L Upright 600mm 1,510mm Jan 2014 A+
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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Smeg CVB20RR1 number 135 in small freezers and number 210 across all freezers.

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Kagoo Score
90
Reviews
82
Features
73
Value for Money
67
Age
80
Running Costs

79

79
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 76%, based on 11 reviews.
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 2019.
This Smeg freezer has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £570 over 10 years are neither cheap nor expensive compared to the other 1,700+ freezers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving freezers.
The CVB20RR1 has some great features:
Lower than average noise level
Larger than average freezing capacity
Has a thermostat
Has an ice cube tray

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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Reviews

Average Review Score

3.8 stars (11 reviews)

64%

of Customers Would Recommend
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What Are People Saying About the Smeg CVB20RR1?

Price
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The Majority of People Thought the Smeg CVB20RR1 Had a Fair Price
  • Beverley scored Value for Money 90 out of 100
    Beverley - Currys.co.uk 20 Apr 2017
  • Barbara scored Value for Money 90 out of 100
    Barbara - Currys.co.uk 10 Dec 2016
  • Anonymous scored Value for Money 100 out of 100
    Anonymous - Currys.co.uk 17 Aug 2009
  • Andrea scored Value for Money 70 out of 100
    Andrea - Currys.co.uk 6 Sep 2017
  • One Person Thought it Was Unreliable
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    Two People Thought the Smeg CVB20RR1 Was a Great Size

    Two people thought that the Smeg CVB20RR1 was a good size.

  • ... Not too tall - doesn't dominate room just enhances it whilst being practical size with good number of compartments to stop 'forgetting' what is in there. ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 12 Jan 2018
  • ... style Not too tall - doesn't dominate room just enhances it whilst being practical size with good number of compartments to stop 'forgetting' what is in there.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 12 Jan 2018
  • The Vast Majority of Owners Thought the Smeg CVB20RR1 Was Well Designed

    Several people thought that the Smeg CVB20RR1 was very well designed and was good-looking.

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    Really Well Designed
    9 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • Alan scored Design 100 out of 100
    Alan - Currys.co.uk 12 Jan 2018
  • Beverley scored Design 100 out of 100
    Beverley - Currys.co.uk 20 Apr 2017
  • Barbara scored Design 90 out of 100
    Barbara - Currys.co.uk 10 Dec 2016
  • Anonymous scored Design 100 out of 100
    Anonymous - Currys.co.uk 17 Aug 2009
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    Good-Looking
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    One Person Thought it Was Not Easy to Use
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    The Vast Majority of Customers Thought it Had Been Designed With Environmental Issues in Mind

    More than 10 people thought that the Smeg CVB20RR1 was superb in terms of power usage.

  • Its energy efficient and good storage space.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 23 Jan 2016
  • Beverley scored Energy Efficiency 90 out of 100
    Beverley - Currys.co.uk 20 Apr 2017
  • Barbara scored Energy Efficiency 90 out of 100
    Barbara - Currys.co.uk 10 Dec 2016
  • Anonymous scored Energy Efficiency 100 out of 100
    Anonymous - Currys.co.uk 17 Aug 2009
  • One Person Thought it Had an Acceptable Noise Level
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    One Person Thought it Had a Large Capacity
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    One Person Thought the Smeg CVB20RR1 Was Efficient to Run
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    The Majority of People Thought This Freezer Had Good Storage

    Several people thought that the Smeg CVB20RR1 had outstanding drawers and had good compartments.

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    Has Brilliant Drawers
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
  • It looks amazing. Plenty of room in drawers which open easily. It is expensive compared to other freezers. It looks amazing. Plenty of room in drawers ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 20 Apr 2017
  • ... big family or batch cooking. 2 fast freeze areas and big drawers make it easy to see what you have. Looks cool next to my Smeg fridge. Need extra room ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 6 Sep 2017
  • Looks fab Deep drawers so can get a huge turkey in. The panel to control temperatures isn't working properly although I can still use the freezer. I contacted ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 15 Dec 2016
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    Has Good Compartments
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    One Person Thought This Freezer Had Defrosting Problems
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    How Good Are Smeg Freezers?

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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Lower than average noise level
    Larger than average freezing capacity
    Has a thermostat
    Has an ice cube tray
    Has a temperature alarm
    Average freezer net capacity
    Average storage time during power failure
    Five shelves / baskets

    What the Reviews Say

    Two people thought the Smeg CVB20RR1 was a great size
    The vast majority of owners thought the Smeg CVB20RR1 was well designed
    The majority of people thought this freezer had good storage
    Average Freezer Net Capacity
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    The freezer net capacity of the Smeg CVB20RR1 of 170L is pretty standard compared to most other freezers. It is higher than 58% of all freezers when ranked by this feature.

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    Lower Than Average Noise Level
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    Across all the freezers the noise levels range from 34dB to 61dB, and the average noise level is 41dB. The CVB20RR1's noise level of only 40dB is lower than 73% of all freezers when sorted by this feature.

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    Average Storage Time During Power Failure
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    The storage time during power failure of the CVB20RR1 of 23h is relatively typical compared to most other freezers. It is in the longest 49% of all freezers when ranked by this feature.

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    Larger Than Average Freezing Capacity
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    The freezing capacity of the CVB20RR1 of 20kg/24h is larger than 73% of all freezers when sorted by this feature.

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    Five Shelves / Baskets
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    The number of shelves / baskets on the Smeg CVB20RR1 is five. That's average compared to the other 1,409 freezers that we have assessed the number of shelves / baskets of.

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    Has a Thermostat

    The Smeg CVB20RR1 has a thermostat, which is unusual. 71% of freezers do not have a thermostat.

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    Has an Ice Cube Tray

    The Smeg CVB20RR1 has an ice cube tray, which is unusual. 78% of freezers do not have an ice cube tray.

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    Has a Temperature Alarm

    The Smeg CVB20RR1 has a temperature alarm, which is unusual. 73% of freezers do not have a temperature alarm.

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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 CVB20RR1, and ranked it:

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

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    High End Good Value for Money
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    Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
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    What the Reviews Say

    The majority of people thought the Smeg CVB20RR1 had a fair price
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    Age

    Smeg CVB20RR1 Release Date

    January 2014

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    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. It's also worth keeping in mind that the price of the current Smeg freezers tend to drop off when the next models are released. Last year most new Smeg freezers were released in September, with one new Smeg freezers released that month. In July 2017, two new Smeg freezers were released making it the biggest month that year for new Smeg freezer releases. 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.

    On average, in the first 6 months after release, Smeg freezers drop in price by 17%. On a typical new Smeg freezer costing £446, by waiting 6 months before buying you could save on average £77.

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    Running Costs

    Smeg CVB20RR1 Running Costs

    This freezer is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the CVB20RR1 is neither cheap nor expensive compared to the other 1,700+ freezers that we have looked at for 10 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 10 year running cost of the CVB20RR1 is £570.

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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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    What the Reviews Say

    The vast majority of customers thought it had been designed with environmental issues in mind

    How Can I Save Money on My Energy Costs?

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    Smeg CVB20RR1 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
    Shelf / Basket
    Reversible Doors
    Door Hinge
    Colour
    Ergonomics
    Temperature Alarm
    LED Indicators
    Power
    Annual Energy Consumption
    Energy Efficiency Class
    AC Input Frequency
    AC Input Voltage
    Energy Usage
    Connected Load
    Weight & Dimensions
    Depth
    Depth Without Handle

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    cvb20rr1 cvb20rr1, smeg cvb20rr1, smeg 50s, jub21508

    Barcodes

     08017709181451

    Smeg CVB20RR1 - Other Freezers Worth Considering

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