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Hotpoint RFA52S

71

Overall Score

Hotpoint RFA52S

£262.00
Hotpoint RFA 52 S

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A good spec and economical to run 260L total capacity fridge freezer, but representing only average value for money
Silver 155L 105L 545mm Jun 2010
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Hotpoint RFA 52 S Review

With low running costs, we have scored the Hotpoint RFA 52 S as follows:
68
Value for Money
Good
70
Features
Good Features
65
Age
7 Years Old
78
Running Costs
£600 Over 10 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

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 running costs of £600 over 10 years, which puts it 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:
Larger than average freezer net capacity
SN climate class
Size
Volumes
Main functions
Equipment
Performance
Smaller than average fridge net capacity
Only two shelves/baskets (fridge)

Hotpoint RFA 52 S 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 ratings 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

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is cheaper than 93% of fridge freezers, it has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £262.00 it does not appear to be great value for money overall.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The RFA 52 S is typical compared to the other 2,540 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 RFA 52 S is £600.

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Age

Released Over Seven Years Ago

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

Features

Larger Than Average Freezer Net Capacity

The average freezer net capacity of all fridge freezers is 88L, with the smallest being 4L and the largest being 520L. The RFA 52 S's freezer net capacity of 105L is larger than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the largest 23% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Fridge Net Capacity

The fridge net capacities of fridge freezers range from 16L to 1,200L, and the average fridge net capacity is 230L. The fridge net capacity of the RFA 52 S of only 155L is smaller than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 13% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Average Freezing Capacity

The RFA 52 S's freezing capacity of 6kg/24h is relatively standard compared to most other fridge freezers. It is bigger than 51% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Only Two Shelves/baskets (fridge)

The Hotpoint RFA 52 S is a two shelf/basket (fridge) fridge freezer. Most of the other fridge freezers have between 1 and 10 shelves/baskets (fridge).

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SN Climate Class

The RFA 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 best climate class is T and the worst is N - T.

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Smaller Than Average Total Gross Capacity

The total gross capacity of the Hotpoint RFA 52 S of only 260L 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 smallest total gross capacity of fridge freezers is 43L, the largest is 2,600L, and the average total gross capacity is 340L.

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Has a Defrost Function

The RFA 52 S has a defrost function, which is unusual. 78% of fridge freezers do not have a defrost function.

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Smaller Than Average Fridge Gross Capacity

The smallest fridge gross capacity of fridge freezers is 37L, the largest is 1,900L, and the average fridge gross capacity is 240L. The RFA 52 S's fridge gross capacity of only 155L is smaller than 91% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Hotpoint RFA52S

Domex Limited

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