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Whirlpool ACO 450

Whirlpool ACO 450
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Brand Rating
Mediocre Brand
86
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Age
3 Years Old
63
Running Costs
£940 Over 10 Years
68
Kagoo Score
Good
Our Verdict:
A remarkably high freezer net capacity and fully featured chest freezer, with moderate running costs.
454L Chest 1,405mm 916mm Jul 2015
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With excellent features but at over 3 years old, we have ranked the Whirlpool ACO 450 number 20 in large freezers.

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68
Kagoo Score
13
Brand Rating
87
Features
75
Age
64
Running Costs

68

68
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 68?

Whirlpool is a mediocre freezer brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better freezers are available. View the latest freezers 2019.
This freezer has running costs of £940 over 10 years, which puts it in the most expensive 3% of all 1,700+ freezers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving freezers.
It has some great features:
Higher than average freezer net capacity
Longer than average storage time during power failure
Larger than average freezing capacity
Larger than average freezer gross capacity

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

Higher than average freezer net capacity
Longer than average storage time during power failure
Larger than average freezing capacity
Larger than average freezer gross capacity
CFC & HFC free
Four shelves / baskets
Higher than average noise level
Higher Than Average Freezer Net Capacity
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The Whirlpool ACO 450's freezer net capacity of 454L is in the highest 2% 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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Higher Than Average Noise Level

The lowest noise level of freezers is 34dB, the highest is 61dB, and the average noise level is 41dB. The noise level of the Whirlpool ACO 450 of 44dB is higher than average when compared to most other freezers. It is in the highest 8% of all freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure
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Across all the freezers the storage time during power failures range from 2h to 100h, and the average storage time during power failure is 26h. The storage time during power failure of the ACO 450 of 35h is in the longest 18% of all freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Freezing Capacity
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The freezing capacity of the ACO 450 of 21kg/24h is in the largest 21% of all freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Four Shelves / Baskets
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The number of shelves / baskets on the Whirlpool ACO 450 is four which is average compared to the other 1,409 freezers that we have assessed the number of shelves / baskets of.

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Larger Than Average Freezer Gross Capacity

Across all the freezers the freezer gross capacities range from 18L to 1,500L, and the average freezer gross capacity is 220L. The freezer gross capacity of the ACO 450 of 460L is larger than 96% of all freezers when ranked by this feature.

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CFC & HFC Free

The Whirlpool ACO 450 is CFC & HFC free, unlike 92% of freezers which are not CFC & HFC free.

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Age

Whirlpool ACO 450 Release Date

July 2015

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When Are Most New Whirlpool Freezers Released?

We couldn't see any evident pattern in the release dates for new Whirlpool freezers over the last 3 years.

One new Whirlpool freezers were released in March 2018 making it the biggest month that year for new Whirlpool freezer releases. In March 2017, three new Whirlpool freezers were released making it the biggest month that year as well for new Whirlpool freezer releases. The biggest month in 2016 for new Whirlpool freezer releases was June, with four new Whirlpool freezers released that month.

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How Fast Do Whirlpool Freezer Prices Drop After Release?

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

New Whirlpool freezers drop in price by an average of 1% in the first 6 months after they wer first released. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £3 on a typical £446 new Whirlpool freezer by waiting 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

Whirlpool ACO 450 Running Costs

The ACO 450 is in the most expensive 3% of all 1,700+ freezers that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the ACO 450 will cost £940 over 10 years to run.

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4.3T
Running this freezer over 10 years will generate 4.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 111 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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How Can I Save Money on My Energy Costs?

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Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the Whirlpool ACO 450. However we have checked the rating of all Whirlpool freezers and the average score is 12.7%.

Whirlpool ACO 450 Specification

Key Features
Freezer Net Capacity
Type
Width
Height
Performance
Noise Level
Storage Time During Power Failure
Fast Freeze Function
Freezing Capacity
Freezer Gross Capacity
Design
Case Design
CFC & HFC Free
Shelf / Basket
Door Hinge
Colour
Ergonomics
Cord Length
Interior Light
Power
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Connected Load
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

whirlpool 854909796030

Barcodes

 00854909796030,  08003437166495

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