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Franke FCB 4001 NF S XS

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Franke FCB 4001 NF S XS

Franke FCB 4001 NF S XS
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A good spec but 5 year old 358L total capacity fridge freezer, with average running costs
Stainless Steel 268L 90L 595mm Jun 2013 A+
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Franke FCB 4001 NF S XS Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Franke FCB 4001 NF S XS number 940 in medium fridge freezers.
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Features
Good Features
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Age
4 Years Old
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Running Costs
£750 Over 10 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

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 efficiency rating of A+++, however its running costs of £750 over 10 years are in the most expensive 20% of all 2,540 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:
Larger than average fridge net capacity
Features No Frost (fridge)
Shorter than average storage time during power failure
Only three shelves/baskets (fridge)

Franke FCB 4001 NF S XS In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

This Franke fridge freezer has an efficiency rating of A+++, however the FCB 4001 NF S XS is in the most expensive 20% of all 2,540 fridge freezers that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the FCB 4001 NF S XS will cost £750 over 10 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Franke released the FCB 4001 NF S XS in June 2013.

Features

Average Freezer Net Capacity

The Franke FCB 4001 NF S XS's freezer net capacity of 90L is pretty typical compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the largest 57% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Fridge Net Capacity

The FCB 4001 NF S XS's fridge net capacity of 268L is larger than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the largest 22% 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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Shorter Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure

The FCB 4001 NF S XS's storage time during power failure of only 14h is shorter than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is shorter than 73% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. The average storage time during power failure of all fridge freezers is 18h, with the shortest being 4h and the longest being 51h.

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Average Freezing Capacity

The Franke FCB 4001 NF S XS's freezing capacity of 7.5kg/24h is pretty average compared to most other fridge freezers. It is bigger than 44% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Only Three Shelves/baskets (fridge)

The FCB 4001 NF S XS is a three shelf/basket (fridge) fridge freezer.

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Features No Frost (fridge)

The Franke FCB 4001 NF S XS features No Frost (fridge), unlike 71% of fridge freezers which do not feature No Frost (fridge).

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Does Not Have a Fresh Zone Compartment

Like most other fridge freezers, the FCB 4001 NF S XS does not have a fresh zone compartment. 70% of fridge freezers do not have a fresh zone compartment.

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Larger Than Average Total Net Capacity

Across all the fridge freezers the total net capacities range from 15L to 790L, and the average total net capacity is 310L. The total net capacity of the FCB 4001 NF S XS of 358L is larger than 79% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Has a No Frost System

The FCB 4001 NF S XS has a No Frost system, which is unusual. 92% of fridge freezers do not have a No Frost system.

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Has a Super Cool Function

The Franke FCB 4001 NF S XS has a Super Cool function, which is unusual. 81% of fridge freezers do not have a Super Cool function.

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Larger Than Average Total Gross Capacity

The Franke FCB 4001 NF S XS's total gross capacity of 400L is larger than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is larger than 81% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature. The total gross capacities of fridge freezers range from 43L to 2,600L, and the average total gross capacity is 340L.

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T Climate Class

This fridge freezer has a T|T (Tropical) climate class, which is the most frequently found climate class on fridge freezers.

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Four Door Balconies

The FCB 4001 NF S XS is a four door balconies fridge freezer. Most of the other fridge freezers have between one and eight door balconies.

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Product Identifiers

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07612980537013

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