Smeg UKV144AP1 Review
|Value for Money||
|4 Great Features|
|1 Year Old|
|£461 Over 24 Years|
Why Has it Scored 32?
At over a year old this freezer is slightly out of date, and newer freezers with more up to date technology are available. View the latest freezers 2017.
Whilst it has an energy efficiency rating of A+, its running costs of £461 over 24 years are in the most expensive 16% of all 52 recently released low freezer net capacity freezers that we have compared it to.
This freezer is missing some features:
Very short storage time during power failure
Smeg UKV144AP1 In-Depth Analysis
Value For Money
The cheapeast latest low freezer net capacity freezers that we found costs £65 and the most expensive costs £999. We think that this freezer looks expensive for a recently released freezer.
Has a Fast Freeze Function
The UKV144AP1 has a fast freeze function, as do most of the other new low freezer net capacity freezers.
Very Short Storage Time During Power Failure
The storage time during power failures of latest low freezer net capacity freezers range from 10h to 40h. The Smeg UKV144AP1 has one of the shorter storage time during power failures (only 15 hours) amongst freezers of this age.
Average Noise Level
With a noise level of 40 decibels, the Smeg UKV144AP1 has a relatively standard noise level compared to most of the other latest freezers.
Fairly Large Freezing Capacity
Across all the freezers that are a comparable age to this freezer the freezing capacities range from 3kg/24h to 18kg/24h. At 13 kilograms per 24 hours, the UKV144AP1 has a fairly large freezing capacity compared to most of the other low freezer net capacity freezers that are a similar age to this freezer.
86 Liters Freezer Net Capacity
This is an 86 liters net capacity freezer.
Has a Door Open Alarm
The UKV144AP1 has a door open alarm. Most of the other new freezers also have a door open alarm.
Has a Reversible Doors
The UKV144AP1 has a reversible doors, as do most of the other latest low freezer net capacity freezers.
Released Over a Year Ago
This freezer has been on the market since August 2015.
Very High Running Costs
Whilst this freezer has an energy efficiency rating of A+, the UKV144AP1 is one of the most expensive to run recently released low freezer net capacity freezers that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the UKV144AP1 will cost £461 over 24 years to run.
Smeg UKV144AP1 Review Sources
To prepare this Smeg UKV144AP1 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 97,810 product attributes, 623 freezer reviews and 1,077,300 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.