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52

Overall Score

Hotpoint RTA42P

£269.99
A cheap White 187L fridge with inferior features
White 187L 43L 545mm Jun 2010
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Hotpoint RTA 42 P Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Hotpoint RTA 42 P number 589 across all fridge freezers.
83
Very Good
39
Missing Some Features
30
7 Years Old
12
Overall Score
52
Average

Why Has it Scored 53?

LG 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 2017.
This fridge freezer is missing some features:
Quite small fridge net capacity
Very small freezing capacity
Quite small fridge gross capacity
Quite small freezer gross capacity

Hotpoint RTA 42 P In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Hotpoint Only Has Unexceptional Fridge Freezer Reviews

Hotpoint fridge freezers have unexceptional reviews on average and Hotpoint is one of the middle of the road brands.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £269.99 it is cheaper than 85% of fridge freezers.


Features

Quite Small Fridge Net Capacity

The RTA 42 P's fridge net capacity of only 187L is quite small compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 23% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. Across all the fridges the fridge net capacities range from 16L to 1,200L, and the average fridge net capacity is 230L.

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Very Small Freezing Capacity

The freezing capacities of fridge freezers range from 0.7kg/24h to 130kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 8kg/24h. The RTA 42 P's freezing capacity of only 2.5kg/24h is fairly small compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 10% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Small Fridge Gross Capacity

The fridge gross capacities of fridge freezers range from 4.2L to 1,900L, and the average fridge gross capacity is 230L. The fridge gross capacity of the RTA 42 P of only 187L is in the smallest 21% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Small Freezer Gross Capacity

Fridge freezers have freezer gross capacities of between 11L and 520L, and the average freezer gross capacity is 100L. The freezer gross capacity of the Hotpoint RTA 42 P of only 43L is quite small compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 5% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Small Total Gross Capacity

The RTA 42 P's total gross capacity of only 230L is in the smallest 8% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature. Fridge freezers have total gross capacities of between 6.1L and 840L, and the average total gross capacity is 340L.

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Very Small Freezer Net Capacity

Across all the fridge freezers the freezer net capacitioes range from 11L to 520L, and the average freezer net capacity is 89L. The freezer net capacity of the Hotpoint RTA 42 P of only 43L is quite small compared to most other fridges. It is in the smallest 7% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Short Storage Time During Power Failure

The RTA 42 P's storage time during power failure of only 14h is quite short compared to most other fridges. It is in the shortest 20% of all fridges when sorted by this feature. The average storage time during power failure of all fridge freezers is 19h, with the shortest being 3.5h and the longest being 46h.

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Has an Anti-Bacterial Function

The Hotpoint RTA 42 P has an anti-bacterial function, which is unusual. 94% of fridge freezers do not have an anti-bacterial function.

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T Climate Class

This fridge has a T|ST|N (Normal)|ST (Subtropical)|N (Normal) - ST (Subtropical) climate class, which is the most commonly found climate class on fridge freezers.

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Has a No Frost System

The RTA 42 P has a No Frost system, unlike 86% of fridges which do not have a No Frost system.

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Has a Defrost Function

The Hotpoint RTA 42 P has a defrost function, which is unusual. 75% of fridges do not have a defrost function.

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Age

Released Over Seven Years Ago

This fridge was released in June 2010.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hotpoint rta42p
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12% larger total gross capacity
32L smaller fridge net capacity
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19L bigger freezer gross capacity
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A lot longer storage time during power failure
Bigger freezer gross capacity
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Bigger freezer gross capacity
Larger freezer net capacity
Larger total gross capacity
3% smaller fridge net capacity

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