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Amica EKGC 16178 Review
|Missing Some Features|
|4 Years Old|
|£661 Over 24 Years|
Why Has it Scored 33?
LG fridge freezers have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better fridges are available. View the latest fridges 2017.
This fridge freezer has an efficiency rating of A+||A++|A+++, and its running costs of £661 over 24 years are typical compared to the other 2,219 fridges that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Quite small total net capacity
Quite small freezer net capacity
Very short storage time during power failure
Very small freezing capacity
Amica EKGC 16178 In-Depth Analysis
Average Fridge Net Capacity
The Amica EKGC 16178's fridge net capacity of 190L is pretty average compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the largest 26% of all fridges when sorted by this feature.
Quite Small Total Net Capacity
Across all the fridge freezers the total net capacities range from 42L to 620L, and the average total net capacity is 300L. The total net capacity of the EKGC 16178 of only 246L is fairly small compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 21% of all fridges when ordered by this feature.
Has an Anti-Bacterial Function
The EKGC 16178 has an anti-bacterial function, which is unusual. 94% of fridge freezers do not have an anti-bacterial function.
Five Shelves/baskets (fridge)
Most fridge freezers have between 1 and 40 shelves/baskets (fridge), including the EKGC 16178 which has five shelves/baskets (fridge).
Two Fruit/vegetable Drawers
Most fridge freezers have between one and five fruit/vegetable drawers, including the EKGC 16178 which has two fruit/vegetable drawers.
Quite Small Freezer Net Capacity
The average freezer net capacity of all fridge freezers is 89L, with the smallest being 11L and the largest being 520L. The EKGC 16178's freezer net capacity of only 56L is in the smallest 12% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.
Average Noise Level
The Amica EKGC 16178's noise level of 41dB is pretty standard compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the loudest 56% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.
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.
Very Short Storage Time During Power Failure
The storage time during power failures of fridge freezers range from 3.5h to 46h, and the average storage time during power failure is 19h. The EKGC 16178's storage time during power failure of only 11h is in the shortest 7% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.
Very Small Freezing Capacity
The average freezing capacity of all fridge freezers is 8kg/24h, with the smallest being 0.7kg/24h and the biggest being 130kg/24h. The freezing capacity of the EKGC 16178 of only 3kg/24h is in the smallest 13% of all fridges when ordered by this feature.
Has a Fresh Zone Compartment
The EKGC 16178 has a fresh zone compartment, unlike 71% of fridge freezers which do not have a fresh zone compartment.
Released Over Four Years Ago
This fridge has been on the market since January 2013.
Average Running Costs
This fridge is rated A+||A++|A+++ for energy efficiency. The EKGC 16178 is typical compared to the other 2,219 fridge freezers that we have assessed for 24 year running costs. Based on satisfactory energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 24 year running cost of the EKGC 16178 is £661.