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Hotpoint HM31AA

76

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Hotpoint HM31AA

£399.00
Hotpoint HM 31
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A good spec but 3 year old 255L total capacity fridge freezer, with low running costs and a reasonable price
White 198L 57L 540mm Mar 2015 A+
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Hotpoint HM31AA EF Fridge Freezer frost free 70/30 Split (Brand new, unopened)
£399.00
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Hotpoint HM 31 Review

With very good features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Hotpoint HM 31 number 520 in small fridge freezers.
71
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
78
Age
2 Years Old
77
Running Costs
£620 Over 10 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

Hisense fridge freezers have excellent reviews in general.
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 an energy efficiency rating of A+++, and its running costs of £620 over 10 years are typical compared to the other 2,540 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:
Quieter than average noise level
Has an icemaker
Smaller than average freezer net capacity
Smaller than average fridge net capacity

Hotpoint HM 31 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Hotpoint Has Very Good Fridge Freezer Reviews

Based on 1,415 expert and owner reviews (including 1,117 verified purchases), Hotpoint has very good reviews for its fridge freezers. 97% of those that bought a Hotpoint fridge freezer would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 65% of fridge freezers, it has average features, is over 6 months old and at £399.00 it does not seem like great value for money overall.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The energy efficiency rating of this Hotpoint fridge freezer is A+++. The HM 31 has an average running cost of £620 over 10 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,540 fridge freezers.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Hotpoint fridge freezer has been on the market since March 2015.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Freezer Net Capacity

The Hotpoint HM 31's freezer net capacity of only 57L is smaller than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 20% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature. The freezer net capacitioes of fridge freezers range from 4L to 520L, and the average freezer net capacity is 88L.

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Smaller Than Average Fridge Net Capacity

The Hotpoint HM 31's fridge net capacity of only 198L is smaller than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is smaller than 65% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. Across all the fridge freezers the fridge net capacities range from 16L to 1,200L, and the average fridge net capacity is 230L.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The Hotpoint HM 31's noise level of only 36dB is quieter than 94% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature. Across all the fridge freezers the noise levels range from 32dB to 48dB, and the average noise level is 40dB.

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Average Storage Time During Power Failure

The Hotpoint HM 31's storage time during power failure of 18h is pretty standard compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the longest 60% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Average Freezing Capacity

The freezing capacity of the Hotpoint HM 31 of 4.5kg/24h is fairly average compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the biggest 42% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Only Three Shelves/baskets (fridge)

Most fridge freezers have between 1 and 10 shelves/baskets (fridge), including the Hotpoint HM 31 which has three shelves/baskets (fridge).

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Has an Icemaker

The Hotpoint HM 31 has an icemaker, unlike 87% of fridge freezers which do not have an icemaker.

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T Climate Class

This fridge freezer has T|SN|N (Normal)|SN - T|N - T|SN.T|SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) and SN - T|SN ? T climate classes, which is the most frequently found climate class on fridge freezers.

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Smaller Than Average Fridge Gross Capacity

The Hotpoint HM 31's fridge gross capacity of only 198L is in the smallest 30% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature. Across all the fridge freezers the fridge gross capacities range from 37L to 1,900L, and the average fridge gross capacity is 240L.

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Has a Water Dispenser

The Hotpoint HM 31 has a water dispenser. 90% of fridge freezers do not have a water dispenser.

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Smaller Than Average Total Net Capacity

The total net capacity of the Hotpoint HM 31 of only 255L is in the smallest 28% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. The total net capacities of fridge freezers range from 15L to 790L, and the average total net capacity is 310L.

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Has a Thermostat

The Hotpoint HM 31 has a thermostat. 79% of fridge freezers do not have a thermostat.

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Does Not Have an Interior Light

The Hotpoint HM 31 does not have an interior light, although it is worth keeping in mind that 95% of fridge freezers also do not have an interior light.

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Smaller Than Average Total Gross Capacity

The Hotpoint HM 31's total gross capacity of only 275L is smaller than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 27% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature. The total gross capacities of fridge freezers range from 43L to 2,600L, and the average total gross capacity is 340L.

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Has an Anti-Bacterial Coating

The Hotpoint HM 31 has an anti-bacterial coating, unlike 96% of fridge freezers which do not have an anti-bacterial coating.

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Very Small Freezer Gross Capacity

The freezer gross capacity of the Hotpoint HM 31 of only 57L is smaller than 88% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature. Fridge freezers have freezer gross capacities of between 11L and 520L, and the average freezer gross capacity is 100L.

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Has a Holiday Function

The Hotpoint HM 31 has a holiday function. 91% of fridge freezers do not have a holiday function.

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Has a Super Cool Function

The Hotpoint HM 31 has a Super Cool function. 81% of fridge freezers do not have a Super Cool function.

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Has a Multi-Airflow System (fridge)

The Hotpoint HM 31 has a multi-Airflow system (fridge). 76% of fridge freezers do not have a multi-Airflow system (fridge).

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Has a Multi-Airflow System

The Hotpoint HM 31 has a multi-airflow system, which is unusual. 94% of fridge freezers do not have a multi-airflow system.

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Has an Anti-Bacterial Function

The Hotpoint HM 31 has an anti-bacterial function, unlike 96% of fridge freezers which do not have an anti-bacterial function.

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Has a Temperature Alarm

The Hotpoint HM 31 has a temperature alarm, unlike 84% of fridge freezers which do not have a temperature alarm.

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Has a Defrost Function

The Hotpoint HM 31 has a defrost function, which is unusual. 78% of fridge freezers do not have a defrost function.

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4* Star Rating

This fridge freezer has a 4* star rating, which is typical of many fridge freezers.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hotpoint hm31aaaiuk, hotpoint hm31aaef

Barcodes:

05016108778951, 05016108837177, 05016108855232

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