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Hotpoint FFA 52 P Review
|7 Years Old|
|£400 Over 10 Years|
Why Has it Scored 69?
It has below average user reviews with an average user rating of 51%, based on 16 reviews. Hisense fridge freezers have excellent reviews in general.
This fridge freezer is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better fridge freezers are available. View the latest fridge freezers 2018.
It has running costs of £400 over 10 years, which puts it in the cheapest 13% of all 2,540 fridge freezers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving fridge freezers.
Customers report noise level, it is robust and design. However they also report defrosting problems and inferior technical guidance.
This Hotpoint fridge freezer has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Hotpoint FFA 52 P In-Depth Analysis
Poor User Reviews
Based on 16 user reviews this fridge freezer has an average user rating of 51 out of 100. This puts this Hotpoint fridge freezer in the bottom 10% of all the fridge freezers when ranked by average user review score.
Customers Report Acceptable Noise Level
Several people considered that the product was quiet. Basilbrush mentioned in their review on Amazon five years ago “Ours works well, quiet and keeps icecream at just the right texture, not too soft or too hard”. Chas said on Amazon “It is very quiet and has plenty of room in the fridge area” in his review. D. Nash mentioned “It's -28, don't get this model, if you want a quiet machine” but in spite of that they only rated the Hotpoint FFA 52 P 20 out of 100.
One person concluded that this fridge freezer was noisy. Five years ago Jenny scored it very highly and she mentioned in her review of the Hotpoint FFA 52 P on Amazon “Don't think it's noisy at all”.
Customers Report That it is Robust
One Hotpoint FFA 52 P owner who reviewed it thought it was easy to damage or scratch. Rachel Bennett mentioned in her review “Door holder very flimsey and are now broken” yet she rated the product 20 out of 100. One person said in their reviews that the Hotpoint FFA 52 P was well made. D. Nash mentioned “It was quiet at first, because it was frozen solid.” .
Customers Report Excellent Design
One Hotpoint FFA 52 P reviewer considered that this fridge freezer was good looking. Basilbrush wrote “I read the instructions before starting ! And it looked a pretty easy job.”.
Users Report Defrosting Problems
One person said that it did not have a good defrost feature. An Honest Reviewer rated the Hotpoint FFA 52 P 20 out of 100 and she wrote “Miss with shop bought items, as soon as they go into one of the drawers they can slowly defrost”.
Users Report That it is a Good Size
One person said in their reviews that it was thin. Mrs Sheila Dysart wrote “I chose this fridge /freezer becauce i wanted a slim line one becauce of space issue”.
Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced
One Hotpoint FFA 52 P reviewer who reviewed the product concluded that it was good value for money. Jenny said on Amazon “Especially pleased with the price from Amazon, as it was” in her review of this fridge freezer and gave it an excellent review.
Customers Report Unsatisfactory Technical Guidance
One person who purchased the product reckoned that it did not have good technical guidance. Basilbrush said “The hinge holes in the casing needed drilling out and then the hinge diagram in the instructions was incorrect” .
Customers Report Excellent Connectivity
One Hotpoint FFA 52 P owner who reviewed the Hotpoint FFA 52 P concluded that it was able to connect to the internet. Ms. K. Campbell wrote “From searches on the Internet it's clear that this is not simply a one off issue with my own” in their review.
Hotpoint Fridge Freezers Have Very Good Reviews
Based on 1,415 expert and owner reviews (including 1,117 verified purchases), Hotpoint has very good ratings for its fridge freezers. 97% of those that bought a Hotpoint fridge freezer would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Customers Report Good Storage
One customer said in their reviews that the product had good drawers. An Honest Reviewer mentioned “The freezer itself has 3 drawers, with a quick ice section at the top” in her Hotpoint FFA 52 P review but in spite of that she only gave it a rating of 1 stars.
Value For Money
Disappointing Value for Money
Whilst the product is cheaper than 78% of fridge freezers, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £370.00 it does not appear to be great value for money overall.
Running Costs Are Low
The FFA 52 P has an average running cost of £400 over 10 years based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the cheaper to run fridge freezers.
Released Over Seven Years Ago
This Hotpoint fridge freezer was released in June 2010.
Smaller Than Average Fridge Net Capacity
The Hotpoint FFA 52 P's fridge net capacity of only 150L is smaller than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is smaller than 89% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature. The fridge net capacities of fridge freezers range from 16L to 1,200L, and the average fridge net capacity is 230L.
Average Freezer Net Capacity
The freezer net capacity of the FFA 52 P of 85L is relatively typical compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the largest 46% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.
Shorter Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure
The storage time during power failures of fridge freezers range from 4h to 51h, and the average storage time during power failure is 18h. The FFA 52 P's storage time during power failure of only 12h is shorter than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the shortest 12% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.
Average Freezing Capacity
The FFA 52 P's freezing capacity of 4kg/24h is relatively standard compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the biggest 36% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.
Only Two Shelves/baskets (fridge)
The Hotpoint FFA 52 P is a two shelf/basket (fridge) fridge freezer. Most of the other fridge freezers have between 1 and 10 shelves/baskets (fridge).
Has an Anti-Bacterial Function
The Hotpoint FFA 52 P has an anti-bacterial function, which is unusual. 96% of fridge freezers do not have an anti-bacterial function.
SN Climate Class
The FFA 52 P has a SN climate class which is better than most fridge freezers. Most fridge freezers have a T climate class. This Hotpoint fridge freezer also has N (Normal), SN (Subnormal) and SN (Subnormal) - N (Normal) climate classes. Across all fridge freezers the best climate class is T and the worst is N - T.
Has a Defrost Function
The FFA 52 P has a defrost function, unlike 78% of fridge freezers which do not have a defrost function.