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Smeg CVB20RR1

Smeg CVB20RR1
91
Reviews
11 Reviews
83
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Popularity
Quite Popular
69
Value for Money
Good
70
Age
5 Years Old
82
Running Costs
£570 Over 10 Years
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and classic 170L capacity freezer, great for individuals and couples. Reviews indicate that it has very good drawers, it's outstanding in terms of power usage and very well designed.
Features We Love:
Lower than average noise level (40dB)
Large freezing capacity (20kg/24h)
Five shelves / baskets
Has a temperature 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 CVB20RR1 number 177 in small freezers and number 276 across all freezers.

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91
Reviews
84
Features
70
Value for Money
71
Age
82
Running Costs

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 80?

several reviews mentioned that 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.
This Smeg freezer has an energy efficiency rating 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.
The CVB20RR1 has some great features:
Lower than average noise level
Large freezing capacity
Five shelves / baskets
Has a temperature alarm

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.

91
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?

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Environmental Considerations
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Design
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8 Out of 10 People Thought the Smeg CVB20RR1 Had a Good 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 the Smeg CVB20RR1 Was Unreliable
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    Some Owners Thought the Smeg CVB20RR1 Was a Good 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
  • 9 Out of 10 Owners Thought it Was Thoughtfully Designed

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

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    Very 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 Customer Thought it Was Difficult to Use
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    The Vast Majority of Customers Thought it Had Good Environmental Credentials

    Over 10 people thought that the Smeg CVB20RR1 was brilliant 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 OK Noise Level
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    One Person Thought it Had a Big Capacity
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    One Owner Thought it Used a Reasonable Amount of Electricity
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    Six People Thought it Had Superior Storage

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

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    Has Outstanding 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 the Smeg CVB20RR1 Was Not Good At Defrosting
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    How Good Are Smeg Freezers?

    84
    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Lower than average noise level
    Large freezing capacity
    Five shelves / baskets
    Has a temperature alarm
    Has a fast freeze function
    Has an ice cube tray
    ok freezer net capacity
    ok storage time during power failure

    What the Reviews Say

    Some owners thought the Smeg CVB20RR1 was a good size
    9 out of 10 owners thought it was thoughtfully designed
    Six people thought it had superior storage
    ok Freezer Net Capacity
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    The CVB20RR1's freezer net capacity of 170L is ok compared to most other freezers. It is in the highest 42% of all freezers when ordered by this feature.

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    Lower Than Average Noise Level
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    The noise level of the CVB20RR1 of only 40dB is lower than average when compared to most other freezers. It is in the lowest 22% of all freezers when ranked by this feature. Freezers have noise levels of between 34dB and 61dB, and the average noise level is 41dB.

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

    What does "storage time during power failure" mean? Less Edit
    Large Freezing Capacity
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    The freezing capacity of the CVB20RR1 of 20kg/24h is in the largest 30% of all freezers when sorted by this feature.

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    Five Shelves / Baskets
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    Most freezers have between one and nine shelves / baskets, including the CVB20RR1 which has five shelves / baskets.

    What does "shelf / basket" mean? Less Edit
    Has a Temperature Alarm
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    The CVB20RR1 has a temperature alarm, which is unusual. 70% of freezers do not have a temperature alarm.

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    Has a Fast Freeze Function
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    The CVB20RR1 has a fast freeze function. 54% of freezers do not have a fast freeze function.

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    Has an Ice Cube Tray

    The CVB20RR1 has an ice cube tray, which is unusual. 76% of freezers do not have an ice cube tray.

    Chart Hide Chart What is an ice cube tray? Less Edit
    70
    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.

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

    8 out of 10 people thought the Smeg CVB20RR1 had a good 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. 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 CVB20RR1 Running Costs

    The energy efficiency rating of this freezer is A+, and the average running cost of the CVB20RR1 is £570 over 10 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, 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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    What the Reviews Say

    The vast majority of customers thought it had good environmental credentials

    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

    Barcodes

     08017709181451

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