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De Dietrich DRC1027J

£749.00
A 5 year old White 221L fridge freezer with passable features but a price that represents poor value for money
White 221L 61L 540mm Aug 2012
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De Dietrich DRC1027J Review

With mediocre features and low running costs, we have ranked the De Dietrich DRC1027J number 891 across all fridge freezers.
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Poor
44
Average Features
24
5 Years Old
43
£651 Over 10 Years
Overall Score
33
Mediocre

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 energy efficiency rating of A+||A++|A+++, and its running costs of £651 over 10 years are typical compared to the other 2,235 fridges that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Not Energy Star certified
10 shelves/baskets (fridge)
Quite small freezer net capacity
Quite small freezer gross capacity

De Dietrich DRC1027J In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old and at £749.00 it is more expensive than 74% of fridges.


Features

Average Fridge Net Capacity

The DRC1027J's fridge net capacity of 221L is relatively average compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the largest 52% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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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 freezer net capacity of the DRC1027J of only 61L is quite small compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 16% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the De Dietrich DRC1027J of 40dB is relatively standard compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the loudest 53% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Average Storage Time During Power Failure

The storage time during power failure of the DRC1027J of 15h is pretty standard compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the longest 26% of all fridges when ranked by this feature.

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Average Freezing Capacity

The DRC1027J's freezing capacity of 5kg/24h is fairly typical compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the biggest 39% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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10 Shelves/baskets (fridge)

The De Dietrich DRC1027J is a 10 shelf/basket (fridge) fridge freezer.

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Not Energy Star Certified

The De Dietrich DRC1027J is not Energy Star certified, although this is within the context that 77% of fridge freezers are also not Energy Star certified.

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T Climate Class

This fridge has a T|SN|ST|SN (Subnormal)|ST (Subtropical)|SN (Subnormal) - ST (Subtropical) climate class, which is typical of many fridges.

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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 De Dietrich DRC1027J of only 61L is in the smallest 11% of all fridges when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Fresh Zone Compartment

The DRC1027J does not have a fresh zone compartment, although keep in mind that 71% of fridge freezers also do not have a fresh zone compartment.

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Has a Thermostat

The DRC1027J has a thermostat, which is unusual. 75% of fridges do not have a thermostat.

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Does Not Have a Child Lock

The De Dietrich DRC1027J does not have a child lock, although this is within the context that 89% of fridge freezers also do not have a child lock.

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Average Total Net Capacity

The De Dietrich DRC1027J's total net capacity of 282L is relatively standard compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the largest 39% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

De Dietrich released the DRC1027J in August 2012.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This fridge freezer is rated A+||A++|A+++ for energy efficiency, and the DRC1027J is typical compared to the other 2,235 fridges that we have looked at for 10 year running costs. Based on alright energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 10 year running cost of the DRC1027J is £651.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers de dietrich drc1027jwarranty, de dietrich drc1027je, required drc1027j, package drc1027j, no drc1027j
£20 Cheaper
17L larger freezer net capacity
Bigger freezer gross capacity
Over two years older
A lot bigger freezing capacity
8% larger freezer net capacity
8% bigger freezer gross capacity
£51 More Expensive
A lot bigger freezing capacity
£91.65 cheaper to run
Longer storage time during power failure
£80 More Expensive
£110 Cheaper
1kg/24h bigger freezing capacity
Bigger freezer gross capacity
Older by over two years
19L bigger freezer gross capacity
14% cheaper to run
Quieter noise level
£120 More Expensive

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