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Hotpoint-Ariston BDFS 242 AA
Hotpoint-Ariston BDFS 242 AA

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Hotpoint-Ariston BDFS 242 AA Fridge Freezer

180L 37L 540mm 1,440mm Jul 2014
A
Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Release Date £585.15 Electricity cost over 10 years
Has a reversible doors
Has a water dispenser
Quite small freezer net capacity

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Energy

Average Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this small fridge net capacity fridge freezer is A. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 24 year running cost of the BDFS 242 AA is £586, which is typical compared to the other 512 fridge freezers of a comparable age and spec.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

Hotpoint-Ariston released the BDFS 242 AA in July 2014.


Freezer

Quite Small Freezer Net Capacity

The average freezer net capacity of fridge freezers that were released more than two years ago is 68L, and the freezer net capacitioes range from 4.5L to 240L. With a freezer net capacity of only 37 liters, the BDFS 242 AA has a quite small freezer net capacity compared to most of the other fridges that came out around the same time as this fridge.

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Has an Ice Cube Tray

The BDFS 242 AA has an ice cube tray. Most of the other fridges of a similar age and spec to this fridge also have an ice cube tray.

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Very Small Freezing Capacity

The BDFS 242 AA has one of the smaller freezing capacities (only 2 kilograms per 24 hours) amongst fridges of this age. The freezing capacities of small fridge net capacity fridges that have been around for around the same time as this fridge range from 0.7kg/24h to 20kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 5.2kg/24h.

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Average Storage Time During Power Failure

With a storage time during power failure of 13 hours, the Hotpoint-Ariston BDFS 242 AA has a relatively typical storage time during power failure compared to most of the other fridges that came out around the same time as this fridge freezer.

If you would prefer a longer storage time during power failure then you might want to look at the Bosch KIV32X22GB (£330) (16h).

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Design

Has a Reversible Doors

The BDFS 242 AA has a reversible doors, as do most of the other fridge freezers of this age and spec.

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Performance

Has a Water Dispenser

The Hotpoint-Ariston BDFS 242 AA has a water dispenser. Most of the other fridges of a similar spec and age to this fridge do not have a water dispenser.

There are a number of other fridges with a water dispenser currently available that you might want to consider including because of its better review score, the Samsung RB29FWRNDBC.

There are a number of alternative fridge freezers which also have a water dispenser that you might want to consider including the Kenwood KFCD55W15.

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Only T (Tropical) Climate Class

This fridge has an N (Normal) - T (Tropical) climate class, which is the most commonly found climate class on small fridge net capacity fridges that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

Across all the fridge freezers of a comparable spec and age to this fridge freezer the noise levels range from 32dB to 47dB, and the average noise level is 40dB. The BDFS 242 AA has a quite quiet noise level (only 37 decibels) compared to most of the other fridges of this type and age.

Fridges with a louder noise level that might be worth looking at include the Liebherr ICN 3366 (37dB), or the Smeg CB30PFNF (£890) (37dB).

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Average Total Net Capacity

At 217 liters, the BDFS 242 AA has a pretty standard total net capacity compared to most of the other small fridge net capacity fridges that are a comparable age to this fridge freezer.

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Fridge

Only Three Shelves/baskets (fridge)

Most similar spec fridge freezers that have been available for more than two years have between two and nine shelves/baskets (fridge), including the BDFS 242 AA which has three shelves/baskets (fridge).

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180 Liters Fridge Net Capacity

This is a 180 liters net fridge capacity fridge freezer.

If you want a fridge freezer with a larger fridge net capacity then you might want to consider the White Knight FF250IH (183L and higher rated).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hotpointariston bdfs242aa
Barcodes 08007842739923

Hotpoint-Ariston BDFS 242 AA Review Sources

To prepare this Hotpoint-Ariston BDFS 242 AA 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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