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Essentials CIFF5012

£189.00
A low cost White 168L fridge
White 168L 103L Yes Dec 2012
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Essentials CIFF5012 Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Essentials CIFF5012 number 600 across all fridge freezers.
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Very Good
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Missing Some Features
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4 Years Old
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£651 Over 24 Years
Overall Score
51
Average

Why Has it Scored 51?

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 running costs of £651 over 24 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,219 fridge freezers that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Quite small fridge net capacity
Only three shelves/baskets (fridge)
Does not have an interior light
Does not have a door open alarm

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Essentials CIFF5012 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Very Good Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £189.00 it is cheaper than 96% of fridge freezers.

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£10 Off Voucher Available

There is a Currys voucher for £10 off available. £10 Off the marked price on all large kitchen appliances £249 and over. The voucher expires on 31 Jul 2017.

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Features

Quite Small Fridge Net Capacity

The Essentials CIFF5012's fridge net capacity of only 168L is in the smallest 15% of all fridge freezers when ranked 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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Only Three Shelves/baskets (fridge)

The CIFF5012 is a three shelf/basket (fridge) fridge. Most of the other fridge freezers have between 1 and 40 shelves/baskets (fridge).

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Does Not Have an Interior Light

The CIFF5012 does not have an interior light, although it is worth noting that 94% of fridge freezers also do not have an interior light.

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Two Fruit/vegetable Drawers

Most fridge freezers have between one and five fruit/vegetable drawers, including the CIFF5012 which has two fruit/vegetable drawers.

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Has a Thermostat

The CIFF5012 has a thermostat, unlike 75% of fridges which do not have a thermostat.

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Does Not Have a Door Open Alarm

Like most other fridge freezers, the CIFF5012 does not have a door open alarm. 65% of fridge freezers do not have a door open alarm.

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Quite Small Fridge Gross Capacity

The fridge gross capacities of fridges range from 4.2L to 1,900L, and the average fridge gross capacity is 230L. The CIFF5012's fridge gross capacity of only 168L is quite small compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 14% of all fridges when ordered by this feature.

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Fairly Large Freezer Net Capacity

The CIFF5012's freezer net capacity of 103L is in the largest 21% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature. The average freezer net capacity of all fridge freezers is 89L, with the smallest being 11L and the largest being 520L.

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Quite Small Total Gross Capacity

The total gross capacity of the CIFF5012 of only 271L is fairly small compared to most other fridges. It is in the smallest 21% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. The average total gross capacity of all fridges is 340L, with the smallest being 6.1L and the largest being 840L.

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Has an Icemaker

The CIFF5012 has an icemaker, unlike 89% of fridges which do not have an icemaker.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This fridge has been on the market since December 2012.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The CIFF5012 is typical compared to the other 2,219 fridge freezers that we have looked at for 24 year running costs. Based on adequate energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 24 year running cost of the CIFF5012 is £651.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers essentials ciff5012
Barcodes 05017416387293

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