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Hotpoint-Ariston BCB 31 AA
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Hotpoint-Ariston BCB 31 AA Fridge Freezer

255L 198L 540mm 1,770mm Jan 2013
Total Net Capacity Fridge Net Capacity Width Height Release Date
A+
£620.40 Electricity cost over 10 years. Calculate
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Three Freezer Number of Shelves/basketss

The BCB 31 AA is a three freezer number of shelves/baskets fridge freezer.

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9 Reasons Against

Very Small Freezing Capacity

Across all the small total net capacity fridge freezers that have been on the market for more than two years the freezing capacitys range from 1.5kg/24h to 20kg/24h. The BCB 31 AA has a fairly small freezing capacity (only 2 kilograms per 24 hours) compared to most of the other small total net capacity fridge freezers that were released around the same time as the BCB 31 AA.

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Does Not Have a Super Cool Function

The Hotpoint-Ariston BCB 31 AA does not have a super Cool function. Most of the other small total net capacity fridge freezers that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a super Cool function.

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Does Not Have a Water Filter

Most comparable spec fridges that have been available for a similar time to the BCB 31 AA do not have a water filter. The BCB 31 AA is no exception to this as it too does not have a water filter.

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Does Not Have an Air Filter

The BCB 31 AA does not have an air filter. Most of the other small total net capacity fridge freezers that were launched around the same time as the BCB 31 AA also do not have an air filter.

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Does Not Have a Water Dispenser

The BCB 31 AA does not have a water dispenser, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec fridge freezers that came out more than two years ago also do not have a water dispenser.

There are a number of other fridge freezers which also have a water dispenser which you might want to look at including the Hotpoint FFLAA 58 (£249.99).

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Does Not Have an Icemaker

Like most of the other similar spec fridges that have been on the market for around the same time as the BCB 31 AA, the BCB 31 AA does not have an icemaker.

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Does Not Feature Ice Crushing

The BCB 31 AA does not feature ice crushing, although it is worth noting that most of the other small total net capacity fridge freezers that have been around for around the same time as the BCB 31 AA also do not feature ice crushing.

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Does Not Have an AntiBacteria Function

Like most of the other similar spec fridges that were released more than two years ago, the BCB 31 AA does not have an AntiBacteria function.

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Does Not Have a Humidifier Function

The BCB 31 AA does not have a humidifier function. Most of the other fridge freezers that have been around for a similar time to the BCB 31 AA also do not have a humidifier function.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Hotpoint-Ariston BCB 31 AA

Average Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this fridge is A+. The BCB 31 AA has an average running cost of £621 over 24 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 402 fridges of a similar age and type.

Average Fridge Net Capacity

At 198 liters, the BCB 31 AA has a fairly typical fridge net capacity compared to most of the other small total net capacity fridge freezers that were launched more than two years ago.

Fridges with a larger fridge net capacity that might also be worth looking at include the Smeg CR325P (£629.99) (199L).

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Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Hotpoint-Ariston released the BCB 31 AA.

Average Noise Level

The Hotpoint-Ariston BCB 31 AA has a relatively average noise level (39 decibels) compared to most of the other small total net capacity fridge freezers that have been around for more than two years.

Fridges with a louder noise level that might be worth looking at include the Neff K8345X0 (£1,644.99) (39dB).

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Average Storage Time During Power Failure

At 16 hours, the BCB 31 AA has a relatively standard storage time during power failure compared to most of the other fridges that have been on the market for around the same time as the BCB 31 AA.

If you would prefer a fridge with a longer storage time during power failure then you might want to consider the Hotpoint HRF 3114 (£300.00) (17h).

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Average Freezer Net Capacity

At 57 liters, the BCB 31 AA has a relatively standard freezer net capacity compared to most of the other small total net capacity fridge freezers that were released more than two years ago.

If you want a fridge with a larger freezer net capacity then you might want to consider the ICUS 2914 (£842.81) (58L), or the ICBP 3256 (£1,311.56) (58L) both from Liebherr.

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Specification

Design
Case Design
Colour of Product
Door Hinge
Shelves Material
Built-In Display
Control Type
Reversible Doors
Performance
Total Net Capacity
Noise Level
Climate Class
Total Gross Capacity
Fridge
Fridge Net Capacity
Number of Vegetable Drawers
Fridge Number of Shelves/baskets
Fridge Interior Light
Fridge Gross Capacity
Freezer
Freezer Net Capacity
Storage Time During Power Failure
Freezer Temperature (min)
Freezer Number of Shelves/baskets
Star Rating
Freezing Capacity
Freezer Gross Capacity
Freezer Position
Fresh Zone
Fresh Zone Compartment
Power
Annual Energy Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Weight & Dimensions
Width
Height
Depth
Installation Compartment Height
Installation Compartment Depth
Installation Compartment Width

Running Cost

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Total running cost over 10 years £620.40
Running costs for this fridge freezer have been estimated based on other similar fridge freezers. If you know how much electricity and water the Hotpoint-Ariston BCB 31 AAuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
3.1T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 3.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 79 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hotpoint ariston bcb31, hotpoint ariston bcb31a, hotpoint ariston bcb31aa
Barcodes 08007842778977, 08007842779097

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