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Essentials CUC50W15

85

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Essentials CUC50W15

£115.00
Essentials CUC50W15

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An amazingly economical to run and astoundingly cheap 85L total capacity fridge freezer, with good features
White 62L 25L 480mm Jul 2013 A+
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ESSENTIALS CUC50W15 Undercounter Fridge Freezer 1 Year Manufacturer Guarantee (Brand new, unopened)
£115.00
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ESSENTIALS CUC50W15 70/30 Fridge Freezer - White (Brand new, unopened)
£120.00
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£119.00
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ESSENTIALS CUC50W15 Fridge Freezer White 85 Litres A+ Energy Rating 42 dB(A) (Brand new, unopened) - on
£129.99
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Essentials CUC50W15 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very low running costs, we have ranked the Essentials CUC50W15 number 372 in small fridge freezers and number 731 across all fridge freezers.
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Value for Money
Excellent
73
Features
Good Features
76
Age
4 Years Old
96
Running Costs
£390 Over 10 Years
85
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 85?

Hisense 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 fridge freezers 2018.
This fridge freezer has an energy efficiency rating of A+++, and its running costs of £390 over 10 years are in the cheapest 11% of all 2,639 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:
Has a thermostat
Has a defrost function
Very small freezer net capacity
Smaller than average fridge net capacity

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Essentials CUC50W15 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Sensationally Good Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £115.00 it is cheaper than 100% of fridge freezers.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The energy efficiency rating of this Essentials fridge freezer is A+++. The CUC50W15 has an average running cost of £390 over 10 years based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the more economic to run fridge freezers.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Essentials released the CUC50W15 in July 2013.

Features

Very Small Freezer Net Capacity

Fridge freezers have freezer net capacitioes of between 4L and 520L, and the average freezer net capacity is 87L. The CUC50W15's freezer net capacity of only 25L is in the smallest 8% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Fridge Net Capacity

The fridge net capacity of the CUC50W15 of only 62L is smaller than 99% 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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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Essentials CUC50W15 of 42dB is louder than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is louder than 77% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature. The noise levels of fridge freezers range from 32dB to 48dB, and the average noise level is 40dB.

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Shorter Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure

The CUC50W15's storage time during power failure of only 15h is in the shortest 30% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature. Across all the fridge freezers the storage time during power failures range from 4h to 51h, and the average storage time during power failure is 18h.

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Only Two Shelves/baskets (fridge)

The Essentials CUC50W15 is a two shelf/basket (fridge) fridge freezer.

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Smaller Than Average Fridge Gross Capacity

The CUC50W15's fridge gross capacity of only 62L is in the smallest 1% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. Across all the fridge freezers the fridge gross capacities range from 37L to 1,900L, and the average fridge gross capacity is 240L.

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Has a Thermostat

The Essentials CUC50W15 has a thermostat. 79% of fridge freezers do not have a thermostat.

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Has a Defrost Function

The CUC50W15 has a defrost function, unlike 78% of fridge freezers which do not have a defrost function.

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Smaller Than Average Total Net Capacity

The total net capacity of the CUC50W15 of only 85L is very small compared to most other fridge freezers. It is smaller than 99% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature. The smallest total net capacity of fridge freezers is 15L, the largest is 3,400L, and the average total net capacity is 310L.

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Has a Defrost Water Drain

The Essentials CUC50W15 has a defrost water drain, which is unusual. 96% of fridge freezers do not have a defrost water drain.

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Smaller Than Average Total Gross Capacity

Across all the fridge freezers the total gross capacities range from 43L to 2,600L, and the average total gross capacity is 340L. The total gross capacity of the CUC50W15 of only 87L is very small compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 1% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Freezer Gross Capacity

The freezer gross capacity of the Essentials CUC50W15 of only 25L is very small compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 4% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature. Across all the fridge freezers the freezer gross capacities range from 11L to 520L, and the average freezer gross capacity is 100L.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

essentials cuc50w15

Barcodes:

05017416540407

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