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Smeg VR105AP1

Smeg VR105AP1
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Brand Rating
Average Brand
69
Features
Good Features
67
Age
4 Years Old
90
Running Costs
£450 Over 10 Years
70
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and good spec 53L capacity freezer.
53L Upright 540mm 676mm May 2014 A+
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With very low running costs, we have ranked the Smeg VR105AP1 number 461 in small freezers.

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70
Kagoo Score
59
Brand Rating
70
Features
68
Age
90
Running Costs

70

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 70?

Smeg is an average freezer brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better freezers are available. View the latest freezers 2018.
This freezer has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £450 over 10 years are typical compared to the other 1,710 freezers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving freezers.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Lower than average noise level
Has a reversible doors
Lower than average freezer net capacity
Shorter than average storage time during power failure

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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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Lower than average noise level
Has a reversible doors
Has a defrost function
Lower than average freezer net capacity
Shorter than average storage time during power failure
Very small freezing capacity
Only three shelves / baskets
Smaller than average freezer gross capacity
Lower Than Average Freezer Net Capacity

The freezer net capacity of the VR105AP1 of only 53L is very low compared to most other freezers. It is lower than 97% of all freezers when ordered by this feature. The average freezer net capacity of all freezers is 190L, with the lowest being 22L and the highest being 1,000L.

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Lower Than Average Noise Level
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The noise level of the Smeg VR105AP1 of only 39dB is in the lowest 21% of all freezers when ordered by this feature. Across all the freezers the noise levels range from 34dB to 61dB, and the average noise level is 41dB.

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Shorter Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure

The storage time during power failure of the VR105AP1 of only 15h is shorter than average when compared to most other freezers. It is shorter than 80% of all freezers when ranked by this feature. The average storage time during power failure of all freezers is 26h, with the shortest being 2h and the longest being 100h.

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Very Small Freezing Capacity

The Smeg VR105AP1's freezing capacity of only 6kg/24h is in the smallest 11% of all freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Only Three Shelves / Baskets

Most freezers have between one and nine shelves / baskets, including the VR105AP1 which has three shelves / baskets.

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Smaller Than Average Freezer Gross Capacity

The freezer gross capacity of the Smeg VR105AP1 of only 71L is smaller than 97% of all freezers when ranked by this feature. The average freezer gross capacity of all freezers is 220L, with the smallest being 18L and the largest being 1,500L.

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Has a Reversible Doors

The Smeg VR105AP1 has a reversible doors. 51% of freezers also have a reversible doors.

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Has a Defrost Function

The VR105AP1 has a defrost function, which is unusual. 73% of freezers do not have a defrost function.

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Age

Release Date

This freezer has been on the market since May 2014.

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How Fast Do Smeg Freezer Prices Drop After Release?

Most freezers drop in price by 1% in the first 6 months after release, however Smeg freezers tend to depreciate faster. In the first 6 months after release, Smeg freezers drop in price by 17% on average. On a typical new Smeg freezer costing £465, by waiting 6 months before buying you could save on average £81.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This freezer has an efficiency rating of A+, and the VR105AP1 is typical compared to the other 1,710 freezers that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the VR105AP1 will cost £450 over 10 years to run.

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Total running cost over 10 years £454.52
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Energy Rating
2.1T
Running this freezer over 10 years will generate 2.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 53 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Smeg VR105AP1 Manuals and Brochures

Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the Smeg VR105AP1. However we have checked the rating of all Smeg freezers and the average score is 55.3%.

Smeg VR105AP1 Specification

Key Features
Freezer Net Capacity
Type
Width
Height
Performance
Noise Level
Storage Time During Power Failure
No Frost System
Climate Class
Freezing Capacity
Freezer Gross Capacity
Defrost Function
Design
Case Design
Shelf / Basket
Reversible Doors
Door Hinge
Power
Annual Energy Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Installation Compartment Height
Installation Compartment Depth
Installation Compartment Width

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

warranty vr105ap1

Barcodes

08017709185916

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