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Hotpoint-Ariston BCB 31 AA F C Fridge Freezer

198L 54L 540mm 1,770mm May 2013
A+
Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Release Date £749.65 Electricity cost over 10 years
Has a Super Cool function
Very short storage time during power failure
High running costs

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Released Over Four Years Ago

It was May 2013 when this fridge was released.


Energy

High Running Costs

Whilst the energy efficiency rating of this fridge is A+, the average running cost of the BCB 31 AA F C is £701 over 24 years based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the less economic to run fridge freezers of a comparable age and type.


Freezer

Very Short Storage Time During Power Failure

The Hotpoint-Ariston BCB 31 AA F C has a quite short storage time during power failure (only 11 hours) compared to most of the other fridge freezers of this spec and age. The storage time during power failures of fridge freezers of a comparable type and age to this fridge range from 6h to 33h, and the average storage time during power failure is 18h.

If you would prefer a longer storage time during power failure then you might want to consider the KFC55X15 (£209.99) (12h), or the KFCD55W15 (12h) both from Kenwood or the Hotpoint FFFL 1810 (£379) (12h).

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Has a Fast Freeze Function

The Hotpoint-Ariston BCB 31 AA F C has a fast freeze function, as do most of the other comparable spec fridge freezers that are a similar age to this fridge.

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Has an Ice Cube Tray

The Hotpoint-Ariston BCB 31 AA F C has an ice cube tray. Most of the other fridges of a similar type and age to this fridge also have an ice cube tray.

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Average Freezer Net Capacity

At 54 liters, the BCB 31 AA F C has a pretty typical freezer net capacity compared to most of the other fridge freezers of a similar type and age to this fridge freezer.

If you want a fridge with a larger freezer net capacity then you might want to look at the Beko BC 732 (£289) (55L).

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Performance

Average Noise Level

At 39 decibels, the Hotpoint-Ariston BCB 31 AA F C has a relatively typical noise level compared to most of the other fridges of a similar type and age to this fridge.

If you would consider a fridge freezer with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Candy CTSE 5142 W (£212) (39dB).

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Average Total Net Capacity

With a total net capacity of 252 liters, the Hotpoint-Ariston BCB 31 AA F C has a fairly standard total net capacity compared to most of the other fridges of a comparable type and age to this fridge.

If you would prefer a fridge freezer with a larger total net capacity then you might want to consider the Bosch KIV32X22GB (£330) (255L).

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Only T (Tropical) Climate Class

This fridge freezer has a SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) climate class, which is the most commonly found climate class on small fridge net capacity fridges that have been available for more than two years.

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Other Features

Has an Anti-Bacterial Function

The BCB 31 AA F C has an anti-bacterial function. Most of the other comparable spec fridge freezers that were released around the same time as this fridge also have an anti-bacterial function.

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Has a Thermostat

The BCB 31 AA F C has a thermostat. Most of the other fridges of a comparable age and type to this fridge also have a thermostat.

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Design

Has a Reversible Doors

The BCB 31 AA F C has a reversible doors. Most of the other comparable spec fridges that were launched more than two years ago also have a reversible doors.

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Fridge

Has a Super Cool Function

The BCB 31 AA F C has a Super Cool function. Most of the other small fridge net capacity fridges that came out around the same time as this fridge also have a Super Cool function.

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Quite Large Fridge Gross Capacity

With a fridge gross capacity of 200 liters, the Hotpoint-Ariston BCB 31 AA F C has a quite large fridge gross capacity compared to most of the other small fridge net capacity fridges that were launched around the same time as this fridge. Fridge freezers of a comparable age and spec to this fridge freezer have fridge gross capacities of between 4.2L and 1,900L.

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198 Liters Fridge Net Capacity

This is a 198 liters net fridge capacity fridge.

If you would prefer a larger fridge net capacity then you might want to consider the Liebherr ICP 3314 (£1,141) (199L).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hotpoint ariston bcb31aafs, bcb31aafc
Barcodes 08007842778786, 08007842823592

Hotpoint-Ariston BCB 31 AA F C Review Sources

To prepare this Hotpoint-Ariston BCB 31 AA F C 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 372,298 product attributes, 1,717 fridge freezer reviews and 1,704,900 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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