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Hoover HVBS 5174 Fridge Freezer

173L 54L 550mm 1,770mm Dec 2014
A++
Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Release Date £425.35 Electricity cost over 10 years
Running costs are low
Has an automatic defrost (fridge)
Does not have a fresh zone compartment

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Energy

Running Costs Are Low

This fridge is rated A++ for energy efficiency. The HVBS 5174 is one of the more economic to run fridges of a similar spec and age that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the HVBS 5174 will cost £426 over 24 years to run.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This fridge freezer has been on the market since December 2014.


Fresh Zone

Does Not Have a Fresh Zone Compartment

The HVBS 5174 does not have a fresh zone compartment, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec fridge freezers that were launched around the same time as this fridge freezer also do not have a fresh zone compartment.

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Design

Has a Reversible Doors

The HVBS 5174 has a reversible doors. Most of the other comparable spec fridge freezers that have been around for a similar time to this fridge freezer also have a reversible doors.

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Freezer

Average Storage Time During Power Failure

At 15 hours, the Hoover HVBS 5174 has a fairly typical storage time during power failure compared to most of the other fridge freezers of a comparable type and age to this fridge freezer.

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Very Small Freezing Capacity

With a freezing capacity of only 2.5 kilograms per 24 hours, the HVBS 5174 has a quite small freezing capacity compared to most of the other small fridge net capacity fridges that have been around for a comparable time to this fridge freezer. Small fridge net capacity fridges that were launched around the same time as this fridge have freezing capacities of between 0.7kg/24h and 20kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 5.2kg/24h.

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Average Freezer Net Capacity

At 54 liters, the HVBS 5174 has a relatively average freezer net capacity compared to most of the other small fridge net capacity fridges that are a similar age to this fridge.

Fridges with a larger freezer net capacity that might be worth considering include the White Knight FF250IH (62L) which also has a higher rating.

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Performance

Quite Small Total Gross Capacity

The average total gross capacity of fridge freezers of a similar type and age to this fridge freezer is 250L, and the total gross capacities range from 6.1L to 490L. At only 227 liters, the HVBS 5174 has a fairly small total gross capacity compared to most of the other fridges that came out around the same time as this fridge.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

The Hoover HVBS 5174 has a quite loud noise level (42 decibels) compared to most of the other fridge freezers of a comparable spec and age to this fridge freezer. The average noise level of small fridge net capacity fridges that were launched around the same time as this fridge freezer is 40dB.

Fridge freezers with a louder noise level that might be worth looking at include the LEC TF55153W (42dB).

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Average Total Net Capacity

At 227 liters, the HVBS 5174 has a relatively standard total net capacity compared to most of the other small fridge net capacity fridges that have been on the market for more than two years.

If you want a larger total net capacity then you might want to look at the White Knight FF250IH (245L) which also has a higher rating.

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Fridge

Has an Automatic Defrost (fridge)

The HVBS 5174 has an automatic defrost (fridge), as do most of the other fridge freezers of this type and age.

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173 Liters Fridge Net Capacity

This is a 173 liters net fridge capacity fridge freezer.

Fridge freezers with a larger fridge net capacity that might be worth looking at include the White Knight FF250IH (183L) which also has a higher rating.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hoover hvbs5174xh
Barcodes 08016361885530

Hoover HVBS 5174 Review Sources

To prepare this Hoover HVBS 5174 review we compared this fridge freezer to 2,701 other models. For each fridge freezer that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 369,628 product attributes, 1,715 fridge freezer reviews and 1,605,700 historical fridge freezer prices from 108 fridge freezer retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this fridge freezer compared to the other models as well as any areas where this fridge freezer is lacking.

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Energy Efficiency Rating is Lower
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