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Amica EKGC 16178

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Amica EKGC 16178

£484.14
Amica EKGC 16178

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An economical to run but only moderate value for money 246L total capacity fridge freezer, with good features
White 190L 56L 540mm Jan 2013 A+
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Amica EKGC 16178 Review

With low running costs, we have ranked the Amica EKGC 16178 number 958 in small fridge freezers.
69
Value for Money
Good
68
Features
Good Features
65
Age
5 Years Old
73
Running Costs
£660 Over 10 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

Hisense fridge freezers have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better fridge freezers are available. View the latest fridge freezers 2018.
This fridge freezer has an energy efficiency classification of A+++, and its running costs of £660 over 10 years are typical compared to the other 2,540 fridge freezers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving fridge freezers.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Five shelves/baskets (fridge)
Has a fresh zone compartment
Smaller than average freezer net capacity
Smaller than average fridge net capacity

Amica EKGC 16178 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 62% of fridge freezers, it has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £484.14 it does not look like great value for money overall.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The energy efficiency classification of this Amica fridge freezer is A+++. The EKGC 16178 has an average 10 year running cost of £660 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,540 fridge freezers.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This fridge freezer was released in January 2013.

Features

Smaller Than Average Freezer Net Capacity

The average freezer net capacity of all fridge freezers is 88L, with the smallest being 4L and the largest being 520L. The EKGC 16178's freezer net capacity of only 56L is smaller than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is smaller than 80% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Fridge Net Capacity

The EKGC 16178's fridge net capacity of only 190L is smaller than 71% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature. The smallest fridge net capacity of fridge freezers is 16L, the largest is 1,200L, and the average fridge net capacity is 230L.

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Average Noise Level

The EKGC 16178's noise level of 41dB is pretty average compared to most other fridge freezers. It is louder than 37% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Very Short Storage Time During Power Failure

The storage time during power failure of the EKGC 16178 of only 11h is in the shortest 9% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. Across all the fridge freezers the storage time during power failures range from 4h to 51h, and the average storage time during power failure is 18h.

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Very Small Freezing Capacity

Across all the fridge freezers the freezing capacities range from 1kg/24h to 72kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 7.5kg/24h. The EKGC 16178's freezing capacity of only 3kg/24h is in the smallest 22% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Five Shelves/baskets (fridge)

The EKGC 16178 is a five shelf/basket (fridge) fridge freezer. Most of the other fridge freezers have between 1 and 10 shelves/baskets (fridge).

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Smaller Than Average Total Net Capacity

The EKGC 16178's total net capacity of only 246L is smaller than 75% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature. Across all the fridge freezers the total net capacities range from 15L to 790L, and the average total net capacity is 310L.

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Has a Fresh Zone Compartment

The EKGC 16178 has a fresh zone compartment, which is unusual. 70% of fridge freezers do not have a fresh zone compartment.

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T Climate Class

This fridge freezer has a T|ST|N (Normal)|ST (Subtropical)|N (Normal) - ST (Subtropical) climate class, which is typical of many fridge freezers.

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Has an Anti-Bacterial Function

The EKGC 16178 has an anti-bacterial function. 96% of fridge freezers do not have an anti-bacterial function.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

amica 5906006703080

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05906006703080

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