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Amica EKGC 16178

Amica EKGC 16178 Fridge Freezer

246L 190L 540mm 1,776mm Jan 2013
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3 Reasons For

Five Fridge Number of Shelves/basketss

Most comparable spec fridges that were launched around the same time as the EKGC 16178 have between two and eight fridge number of shelves/basketss, including the EKGC 16178 which has five fridge number of shelves/basketss.

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Two Number of Vegetable Drawerss

Most similar spec fridges that have been available for around the same time as the EKGC 16178 have between one and two number of vegetable drawerss, including the EKGC 16178 which has two number of vegetable drawerss.

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Three Freezer Number of Shelves/basketss

Most fridges of this age and type have between 1 and 34 freezer number of shelves/basketss, including the Amica EKGC 16178 which has three freezer number of shelves/basketss.

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12 Reasons Against

Quite Short Storage Time During Power Failure

At only 11 hours, the EKGC 16178 has a quite short storage time during power failure compared to most of the other fridges that have been on the market for a similar time to the EKGC 16178. Comparable spec fridges that were released around the same time as the EKGC 16178 have storage time during power failures of between 3.5h and 46h, and the average storage time during power failure is 18h.

Fridge freezers with a longer storage time during power failure that might also be worth considering include the Kenwood KFC55W15 (£349.99) (12h), or the Hotpoint HFF 31014 (£364.00) (12h).

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Running Costs Are Very High

Whilst the energy efficiency classification of this small total net capacity fridge freezer is A+, the EKGC 16178 is in the most expensive 19% of all 402 comparable spec fridges that came out more than two years ago that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the EKGC 16178 will cost £661 over 24 years to run.

Does Not Have a Super Cool Function

Most small total net capacity fridge freezers that were released more than two years ago do not have a super Cool function. The EKGC 16178 is no exception to this as it too does not have a super Cool function.

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Does Not Have a Water Filter

The EKGC 16178 does not have a water filter, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec fridges that have been on the market for a similar time to the EKGC 16178 also do not have a water filter.

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Does Not Have an Air Filter

The EKGC 16178 does not have an air filter. Most of the other fridge freezers that came out more than two years ago also do not have an air filter.

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Does Not Have a Water Dispenser

Like most of the other fridges of this age and type, the EKGC 16178 does not have a water dispenser.

It is worth also looking at alternative fridge freezers which also have a water dispenser including the Hotpoint FFLAA 58 (£249.99).

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Does Not Have an Icemaker

Like most of the other fridges of a similar age and spec to the EKGC 16178, the EKGC 16178 does not have an icemaker.

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Does Not Feature Ice Crushing

Like most of the other fridges of this spec and age, the EKGC 16178 does not feature ice crushing.

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Does Not Have an AntiBacteria Function

Most small total net capacity fridge freezers that have been available for around the same time as the EKGC 16178 do not have an AntiBacteria function. The EKGC 16178 is no exception to this as it too does not have an AntiBacteria function.

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Does Not Have a Humidifier Function

Most small total net capacity fridge freezers that were launched more than two years ago do not have a humidifier function. The EKGC 16178 is no exception to this as it too does not have a humidifier function.

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Heavy

Fridges that have been around for more than two years have weights of between 15kg and 93kg, and the average weight is 56kg. With a weight of 63.5 kilograms, the Amica EKGC 16178 is one of the heavier comparable spec fridge freezers that are a similar age to the EKGC 16178 amongst small total net capacity fridge freezers of this age.

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Fairly High Energy Usage

At 0.77 kilowatts hour per 24 hours, the EKGC 16178 has a quite high energy usage compared to most of the other fridges that have been available for more than two years. The average energy usage of small total net capacity fridge freezers that came out around the same time as the EKGC 16178 is 0.93kWh/24h, and the energy usages range from 0.3kWh/24h to 43kWh/24h.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Amica EKGC 16178

Average Fridge Net Capacity

At 190 liters, the EKGC 16178 has a pretty typical fridge net capacity compared to most of the other fridge freezers of a comparable spec and age to the EKGC 16178.

If this Amica fridge freezer fridge net capacity is not large enough for you then you might want to consider the Liebherr CTP 2521 (£329.00) (191L).

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This fridge freezer has been on the market for over four years.

Average Noise Level

At 41 decibels, the Amica EKGC 16178 has a fairly standard noise level compared to most of the other fridges that have been on the market for more than two years.

Fridges with a louder noise level that might also be worth looking at include the Liebherr CBN 3913 (41dB), or the Amica EKGC 16166 (£308.71) (41dB).

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Average Freezer Net Capacity

At 56 liters, the EKGC 16178 has a relatively standard freezer net capacity compared to most of the other small total net capacity fridge freezers that have been around for around the same time as the EKGC 16178.

If this fridge freezer net capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the Indesit IN CB 31 AA (£307.00) (57L), or the Liebherr ICUS 2914 (£842.81) (58L).

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Specification

Design
Case Design
Colour of Product
Door Hinge
Number of Compressors
Performance
Total Net Capacity
Noise Level
Climate Class
Fridge
Fridge Net Capacity
Bottle Rack
Egg Balcony
Number of Vegetable Drawers
Fridge Number of Shelves/baskets
Fridge Interior Light
Freezer
Freezer Net Capacity
Storage Time During Power Failure
Ice Cube Tray
Freezer Number of Shelves/baskets
Star Rating
Freezing Capacity
Freezer Position
Fresh Zone
Fresh Zone Compartment
Ergonomics
Cable Length
Power
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Annual Energy Consumption
Energy Usage
Energy Efficiency Class
Weight & Dimensions
Width
Height
Depth
Weight
Other Features
Anti-Bacterial Function
Form Factor

Running Cost

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Electricity cost £660.35
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Total running cost over 10 years £660.35
Running costs for this fridge freezer have been estimated based on other similar fridge freezers. If you know how much electricity and water the Amica EKGC 16178uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
3.3T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 3.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
85
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 85 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers amica ekgc16178
Barcodes 05906006703080

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