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Overall Score

Hoover HVBF 5172 WK

A 5 year old White 162L fridge freezer with not very good features
White 162L 65L 3 Dec 2012
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Hoover HVBF 5172 WK Review

With low running costs and at over 3 years old, we have scored the Hoover HVBF 5172 WK as follows for Summary.
13
Missing Some Features
24
4 Years Old
56
£579 Over 10 Years
Overall Score
24
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 24?

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 £579 over 10 years, which puts it 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
Only three shelves/baskets (fridge)
Does not have a door open alarm

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Hoover HVBF 5172 WK In-Depth Analysis

Features

Quite Small Fridge Net Capacity

The average fridge net capacity of all fridge freezers is 230L, with the smallest being 16L and the largest being 1,200L. The fridge net capacity of the HVBF 5172 WK of only 162L is quite small compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 12% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Small Freezer Net Capacity

The freezer net capacity of the HVBF 5172 WK of only 65L is in the smallest 23% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature. The average freezer net capacity of all fridges is 89L, with the smallest being 11L and the largest being 520L.

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Only Three Shelves/baskets (fridge)

The HVBF 5172 WK is a three shelf/basket (fridge) fridge freezer. Most of the other fridge freezers have between 1 and 10 shelves/baskets (fridge).

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T Climate Class

This fridge freezer has a T|ST climate class, which is typical of many fridge freezers.

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Does Not Have a Door Open Alarm

The Hoover HVBF 5172 WK does not have a door open alarm, although it is worth keeping in mind that 65% of fridge freezers also do not have a door open alarm.

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Does Not Have an Interior Light

Like most other fridge freezers, the HVBF 5172 WK does not have an interior light. 94% of fridge freezers do not have an interior light.

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Has a Thermostat

The HVBF 5172 WK has a thermostat, unlike 75% of fridge freezers which do not have a thermostat.

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Two Fruit/vegetable Drawers

Most fridge freezers have between one and five fruit/vegetable drawers, including the HVBF 5172 WK which has two fruit/vegetable drawers.

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Quite Small Total Gross Capacity

The smallest total gross capacity of fridge freezers is 6.1L, the largest is 840L, and the average total gross capacity is 340L. The HVBF 5172 WK's total gross capacity of only 255L is in the smallest 15% of all fridges when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Small Fridge Gross Capacity

Fridge freezers have fridge gross capacities of between 4.2L and 1,900L, and the average fridge gross capacity is 230L. The Hoover HVBF 5172 WK's fridge gross capacity of only 165L is in the smallest 14% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This fridge freezer was released in December 2012.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The HVBF 5172 WK has an average 10 year running cost of £579 based on alright energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,235 fridge freezers.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hoover hvbf5172wk, labour hvbf5172wk, hoover w55cm

Barcodes:

08016361888746

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