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Overall Score

Amica FK196.4

A very economical to run White 100L fridge freezer, but with inferior features
White 100L 61L 500mm Mar 2015
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Amica FK196.4 Review

With low running costs but at over 2 years old, we have scored the Amica FK196.4 as follows for Summary.
22
Missing Some Features
59
2 Years Old
80
£489 Over 10 Years
Overall Score
35
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 36?

LG 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 fridges 2017.
This fridge freezer has an energy efficiency classification of A+||A++|A+++, and its running costs of £489 over 10 years are typical compared to the other 2,235 fridges that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Quite small fridge net capacity
Quite small freezer net capacity
Quite short storage time during power failure
Very small freezing capacity

Amica FK196.4 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Quite Small Fridge Net Capacity

The FK196.4's fridge net capacity of only 100L is in the smallest 2% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. The fridge net capacities of fridge freezers range from 16L to 1,200L, and the average fridge net capacity is 230L.

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Quite Small Freezer Net Capacity

The freezer net capacity of the Amica FK196.4 of only 61L is in the smallest 16% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. The smallest freezer net capacity of fridge freezers is 11L, the largest is 520L, and the average freezer net capacity is 89L.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the FK196.4 of 40dB is pretty typical compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the loudest 44% of all fridges when ranked by this feature.

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Quite 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 FK196.4's storage time during power failure of only 12h is quite short compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the shortest 9% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Freezing Capacity

The freezing capacity of the FK196.4 of only 3kg/24h is in the smallest 13% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature. The freezing capacities of fridge freezers range from 0.7kg/24h to 130kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 8kg/24h.

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Only Two Shelves/baskets (fridge)

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

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Quite Small 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 freezer gross capacity of the Amica FK196.4 of only 61L is quite small compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 11% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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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 fridges.

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Has an Anti-Bacterial Coating

The FK196.4 has an anti-bacterial coating. 96% of fridges do not have an anti-bacterial coating.

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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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Quite Small Total Net Capacity

Fridges have total net capacities of between 42L and 620L, and the average total net capacity is 300L. The Amica FK196.4's total net capacity of only 161L is in the smallest 3% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Only One Fruit/vegetable Drawer

The Amica FK196.4 is a one fruit/vegetable drawer fridge. Most of the other fridge freezers have between one and five fruit/vegetable drawers.

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Quite Small Total Gross Capacity

The FK196.4's total gross capacity of only 164L is very small compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 2% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. The smallest total gross capacity of fridge freezers is 6.1L, the largest is 840L, and the average total gross capacity is 340L.

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Quite Small Fridge Gross Capacity

The fridge gross capacity of the FK196.4 of only 100L is in the smallest 2% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature. Fridge freezers have fridge gross capacities of between 4.2L and 1,900L, and the average fridge gross capacity is 230L.

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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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Does Not Have a Child Lock

Like most other fridge freezers, the FK196.4 does not have a child lock. 89% of fridges do not have a child lock.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This fridge has been on the market since March 2015.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this fridge is A+||A++|A+++, and the average running cost of the FK196.4 is £489 over 10 years based on passable usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,235 fridge freezers.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

amica fk1964

Barcodes:

05906006702908, 09632568741296

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