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11 Reasons For
The FFU 4 is one the most popular fridge currently on sale.
A number of people said that it had good drawers. Janet Light wrote in her review of this fridge freezer on Amazon “I find the pull out drawers good and both hold a large amount of food”. One Hotpoint FFU 4 owner wrote in their reviews that it had good shelves. Badwolf mentioned on Amazon “Plenty of shelving space”.
One customer who reviewed the Hotpoint FFU 4 concluded that it had good compartments. Amazon Customer wrote two years ago “The fridge compartment is great” in their review of the Hotpoint FFU 4.
Easy to Use
Some Hotpoint FFU 4 reviewers said in their reviews that it was easy to use. Two years ago Caz rated it as very good and said on Amazon “Brilliant quality looks great and ease of use”. Caz also mentioned “Freezer drawers wonderful and handy”.
Five Hotpoint FFU 4 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the Hotpoint FFU 4 was good looking. A few weeks ago Andy Watkins wrote on Amazon “The likelihood of leaving a draw half an inch out is pretty remote”. Andy Watkins also wrote “Likewise the fridge doors close pretty solidly too”. Janet Light scored the product 5 stars and she wrote in her Hotpoint FFU 4 review on Amazon last year “Not having the room in my kitchen for a full width American style one I decided on this one”.
One person said in their reviews that the Hotpoint FFU 4 was a good design.
One person wrote in their reviews that this fridge freezer was good value for money. Mr. Christopher Watson mentioned in his Hotpoint FFU 4 review on Amazon “Save your money!” but in spite of that he gave it a rating of 20 out of 100.
One customer who purchased it considered that it was cheap. Andy Watkins gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned this year “Got it on special offer for less than £470 i think including delivery though i paid an extra £15 to have the old one removed” in his Hotpoint FFU 4 review.
One customer who purchased it thought it was a good width. One Hotpoint FFU 4 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was tall. Andy Watkins gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he wrote in his review of the Hotpoint FFU 4 in October “It is quite tall and rather deep”.
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Good Product Quality
One Hotpoint FFU 4 reviewer who purchased the Hotpoint FFU 4 concluded that it was good quality.
Good Defrost Function
One customer reckoned that it had a good defrost feature. Badwolf wrote “The is a defrost section” in their review of this fridge freezer.
Has an Icemaker
The Hotpoint FFU 4 has an icemaker, unlike most of the other fridge freezers that have been available for around the same time as the FFU 4 which do not have an icemaker.
We compared all the other fridges with an icemaker to this fridge and we think the New World IFF70[plb_2662649_price], and the Indesit INC 325 AA[plb_2662613_price] which is cheaper; or the Samsung RB29FWRNDBC[plb_2662670_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.
Quite Large Total Gross Capacity
At 470 liters, the Hotpoint FFU 4 has a quite large total gross capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec fridges that are a similar age to the FFU 4. Across all the fridges that were released more than two years ago the total gross capacitys range from 6.1L to 18,000L, and the average total gross capacity is 420L.
Fairly Big Freezer Gross Capacity
The freezer gross capacitys of fridge freezers of a similar age and type to the FFU 4 range from 16L to 270L. The Hotpoint FFU 4 has one of the bigger freezer gross capacitys (156 liters) amongst fridges of this age.
14 Reasons Against
Hotpoint Fridges Only Have Unexceptional Reviews
Hotpoint has unexceptional average reviews across all fridges, however it has ok reviews specifically within its fridge freezers range.
Unacceptable Noise Level
Four customers who reviewed it concluded that it was not noisy. Badwolf wrote on Amazon “Great for fresh only, very noisy” in their Hotpoint FFU 4 review and gave the Hotpoint FFU 4 a score of 60 out of 100. Badwolf also said “It's motor will start up at random times loudly then will switch off”. Janet Light mentioned “Said it was noisy did not have their fridge freezer on level ground”.
Several people said in their reviews that the Hotpoint FFU 4 was not reliable.
One customer who reviewed this fridge freezer concluded that it was not strong and durable. Andy Watkins wrote in October “Having proper heavy duty pull out draws is much better than the more traditional door with flimsy portable draws inside you then pull out”.
One Hotpoint FFU 4 reviewer concluded that the product did not have good customer support. Missusn gave the product a score of 1 stars and wrote on Amazon “Noisy, Dangerous and horrendous customer support”.
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Does Not Have a Water Dispenser
The Hotpoint FFU 4 does not have a water dispenser, although it is worth noting that most of the other fridges of this age and type also do not have a water dispenser.
We compared this fridge freezer to all the other fridges with a water dispenser and we think the Samsung RB29FWRNDBC[plb_2662670_price], or the Beko ASD 241[plb_2662481_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.
Does Not Have a Water Filter
The Hotpoint FFU 4 does not have a water filter. Most of the other fridge freezers of a similar spec and age to the FFU 4 also do not have a water filter.
Does Not Have an Air Filter
The Hotpoint FFU 4 does not have an air filter, although this is within the context that most of the other fridge freezers of this age and spec also do not have an air filter.
We compared all the other fridge freezers which also have an air filter to this fridge freezer and we think the Hotpoint-Ariston BDFS 242[plb_1725610_price] is also worth considering.
Does Not Feature Ice Crushing
Most fridges of a comparable spec and age to the FFU 4 do not feature ice crushing. The Hotpoint FFU 4 is no exception to this as it too does not feature ice crushing.
Does Not Have a Super Cool Function
Like most of the other fridge freezers that have been available for around the same time as the FFU 4, the Hotpoint FFU 4 does not have a super Cool function.
Does Not Have an AntiBacteria Function
Like most of the other fridges of this age and spec, the Hotpoint FFU 4 does not have an AntiBacteria function.
Does Not Have a Humidifier Function
Like most of the other fridge freezers that came out around the same time as the FFU 4, the Hotpoint FFU 4 does not have a humidifier function.
Only Three Fridge Number of Shelves/basketss
The Hotpoint FFU 4 is a three fridge number of shelves/baskets fridge freezer. Most of the other fridge freezers that came out more than two years ago have between two and five fridge number of shelves/basketss.
Only Three Door Balconiess
The Hotpoint FFU 4 is a three door balconies fridge. Most of the other fridge freezers of this age and spec have between two and six door balconiess.
The weights of fridge freezers of a similar age and type to the FFU 4 range from 26kg to 170kg. The Hotpoint FFU 4 is fairly heavy (98 kilograms) compared to most of the other fridge freezers of this age and spec.
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Average Running Costs
Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 24 year running cost of the FFU 4 is £924, which is typical compared to the other 270 fridge freezers of this age and type.
Released Over Four Years Ago
It was over four years ago when this fridge was released.
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Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 4.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 118 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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