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Hotpoint FFA52S

68

Overall Score

Hotpoint FFA52S

£385.00
Hotpoint FFA 52 S

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A very economical to run and good spec 235L total capacity fridge freezer, but representing only middle of the road value for money
Silver 150L 85L 545mm Jun 2010
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Hotpoint FFA 52 S Review

With very low running costs, we have scored the Hotpoint FFA 52 S as follows:
56
Value for Money
Average
65
Features
Good Features
64
Age
7 Years Old
94
Running Costs
£400 Over 10 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

Looking across the entire Magic Chef fridge freezer range, the average reviews for all Magic Chef fridge freezers are excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better fridge freezers are available. View the latest fridge freezers 2018.
This fridge freezer has running costs of £400 over 10 years, which puts it in the cheapest 12% of all 2,565 fridge freezers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving fridge freezers.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has an anti-bacterial function
SN climate class
Size
Structural characteristics
Equipment
Performance
Smaller than average fridge net capacity
Shorter than average storage time during power failure

Hotpoint FFA 52 S In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Hotpoint Has Very Good Reviews for Its Fridge Freezers

Based on 1,583 user and expert reviews (including 1,178 verified purchases), Hotpoint has very good reviews for its fridge freezers. 95% of those that bought a Hotpoint fridge freezer would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The FFA 52 S is in the cheapest 12% of all 2,565 fridge freezers that we have assessed for 10 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 10 year running cost of the FFA 52 S is £400.

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Age

Released Over Seven Years Ago

This fridge freezer has been on the market since June 2010.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Fridge Net Capacity

The fridge net capacity of the Hotpoint FFA 52 S of only 150L is in the smallest 11% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. The average fridge net capacity of all fridge freezers is 230L, with the smallest being 16L and the largest being 1,200L.

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Average Freezer Net Capacity

The FFA 52 S's freezer net capacity of 85L is pretty standard compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the largest 46% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure

The storage time during power failure of the FFA 52 S of only 12h is in the shortest 13% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature. The storage time during power failures of fridge freezers range from 4h to 51h, and the average storage time during power failure is 18h.

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Very Small Freezing Capacity

The freezing capacities of fridge freezers range from 1kg/24h to 72kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 7.5kg/24h. The freezing capacity of the FFA 52 S of only 4kg/24h is smaller than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is smaller than 68% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Only Two Shelves/baskets (fridge)

The Hotpoint FFA 52 S is a two shelf/basket (fridge) fridge freezer.

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Has an Anti-Bacterial Function

The Hotpoint FFA 52 S has an anti-bacterial function, unlike 96% of fridge freezers which do not have an anti-bacterial function.

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SN Climate Class

The FFA 52 S has a SN climate class which is better than the T climate class found on most fridge freezers. This Hotpoint fridge freezer also has N (Normal), SN (Subnormal) and SN (Subnormal) - N (Normal) climate classes. Across all fridge freezers the worst climate class is N - T and the best is T.

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Has a Defrost Function

The Hotpoint FFA 52 S has a defrost function, which is unusual. 79% of fridge freezers do not have a defrost function.

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