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Amica FK196.4

69

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Amica FK196.4

£229.99
Amica FK196.4
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A very economical to run but 3 year old 161L total capacity fridge freezer, with good features but representing only average value for money
White 100L 61L 500mm Mar 2015 A+
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Amica FK196.4 Review

With low running costs but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Amica FK196.4 number 984 in small fridge freezers.
56
Value for Money
Average
65
Features
Good Features
77
Age
2 Years Old
88
Running Costs
£490 Over 10 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

Looking across the entire Magic Chef fridge freezer range, the average reviews for all Magic Chef fridge freezers are excellent.
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 rating of A+++, and its running costs of £490 over 10 years are typical compared to the other 2,565 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:
T climate class
Has an anti-bacterial coating
Energy rating a+
Automatic defrosting
Vegetable crispers
Functional freezer drawers
Antibacteria system
Safety glass
Door storage balconies
Smaller than average fridge net capacity
Smaller than average freezer net capacity

Should You Buy it Now?

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Amica FK196.4 In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Up by £30 (13%)

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This fridge freezer is rated A+++ for energy efficiency. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the FK196.4 will cost £490 over 10 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,565 fridge freezers.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Amica released the FK196.4 in March 2015.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Fridge Net Capacity

The fridge net capacity of the FK196.4 of only 100L is smaller than 97% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. The average fridge net capacity of all fridge freezers is 230L, with the smallest being 16L and the largest being 1,200L.

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Smaller Than Average Freezer Net Capacity

Fridge freezers have freezer net capacitioes of between 2.5L and 520L, and the average freezer net capacity is 88L. The FK196.4's freezer net capacity of only 61L is smaller than 77% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the FK196.4 of 40dB is relatively average compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the loudest 56% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure

Fridge freezers have storage time during power failures of between 4h and 51h, and the average storage time during power failure is 18h. The Amica FK196.4's storage time during power failure of only 12h is shorter than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the shortest 18% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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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 Amica FK196.4'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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Only Two Shelves/baskets (fridge)

The FK196.4 is a two shelf/basket (fridge) fridge freezer.

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Very Small Total Net Capacity

The smallest total net capacity of fridge freezers is 15L, the largest is 790L, and the average total net capacity is 310L. The total net capacity of the FK196.4 of only 161L is in the smallest 7% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Total Gross Capacity

The total gross capacities of fridge freezers range from 43L to 2,600L, and the average total gross capacity is 350L. The FK196.4's total gross capacity of only 164L is smaller than 95% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Only Three Door Balconies

Most fridge freezers have between one and eight door balconies, including the FK196.4 which has three door balconies.

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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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Smaller Than Average Freezer Gross Capacity

The smallest freezer gross capacity of fridge freezers is 11L, the biggest is 520L, and the average freezer gross capacity is 100L. The Amica FK196.4's freezer gross capacity of only 61L is smaller than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 14% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Fresh Zone Compartment

The FK196.4 does not have a fresh zone compartment. 71% of fridge freezers also do not have a fresh zone compartment.

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Has an Anti-Bacterial Coating

The FK196.4 has an anti-bacterial coating, which is unusual. 95% of fridge freezers do not have an anti-bacterial coating.

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Smaller Than Average Fridge Gross Capacity

Across all the fridge freezers the fridge gross capacities range from 37L to 1,900L, and the average fridge gross capacity is 240L. The FK196.4's fridge gross capacity of only 100L is in the smallest 2% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Child Lock

The Amica FK196.4 does not have a child lock. 88% of fridge freezers also do not have a child lock.

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Only One Fruit/vegetable Drawer

The FK196.4 is a one fruit/vegetable drawer fridge freezer.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

05906006702908, 09632568741296

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