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Hotpoint RTA42P

73

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Hotpoint RTA42P

£269.99
Hotpoint RTA 42 P

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An economical to run and low cost 230L total capacity fridge freezer, with good features
White 187L 43L 545mm Jun 2010
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Hotpoint RTA 42 P Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have scored the Hotpoint RTA 42 P as follows:
82
Value for Money
Very Good
63
Features
Good Features
65
Age
7 Years Old
73
Running Costs
£660 Over 10 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

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 £660 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:
T climate class
Has a defrost function
Size
Volumes
Main functions
Structural characteristics
Equipment
Performance
Smaller than average fridge net capacity
Very small freezer net capacity

Hotpoint RTA 42 P In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Hotpoint Has Very Good Fridge Freezer Reviews

Based on 1,415 user and expert 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

Good Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £269.99 it is in the cheapest 9% of fridge freezers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average running cost of the RTA 42 P is £660 over 10 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,540 fridge freezers.

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Age

Released Over Seven Years Ago

Hotpoint released the RTA 42 P in June 2010.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Fridge Net Capacity

The fridge net capacity of the RTA 42 P of only 187L is smaller than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is smaller than 74% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature. Fridge freezers have fridge net capacities of between 16L and 1,200L, and the average fridge net capacity is 230L.

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Very Small Freezer Net Capacity

The RTA 42 P's freezer net capacity of only 43L is smaller than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 15% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature. Across all the fridge freezers the freezer net capacitioes range from 4L to 520L, and the average freezer net capacity is 88L.

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Shorter Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure

Fridge freezers have storage time during power failures of between 4h and 51h, and the average storage time during power failure is 18h. The storage time during power failure of the RTA 42 P of only 14h is in the shortest 28% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Freezing Capacity

The RTA 42 P's freezing capacity of only 2.5kg/24h is smaller than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is smaller than 84% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature. The smallest freezing capacity of fridge freezers is 1kg/24h, the biggest is 72kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 7.5kg/24h.

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T Climate Class

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

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Has a Defrost Function

The Hotpoint RTA 42 P has a defrost function. 78% of fridge freezers do not have a defrost function.

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Has a No Frost System

The RTA 42 P has a No Frost system, unlike 92% of fridge freezers which do not have a No Frost system.

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Has an Anti-Bacterial Function

The RTA 42 P has an anti-bacterial function, unlike 96% of fridge freezers which do not have an anti-bacterial function.

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Smaller Than Average Fridge Gross Capacity

The fridge gross capacity of the Hotpoint RTA 42 P of only 187L is smaller than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is smaller than 78% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. Fridge freezers have fridge gross capacities of between 37L and 1,900L, and the average fridge gross capacity is 240L.

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Smaller Than Average Total Gross Capacity

Across all the fridge freezers the total gross capacities range from 43L to 2,600L, and the average total gross capacity is 340L. The total gross capacity of the RTA 42 P of only 230L is smaller than 89% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Very Small Freezer Gross Capacity

The Hotpoint RTA 42 P's freezer gross capacity of only 43L is smaller than 92% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature. The average freezer gross capacity of all fridge freezers is 100L, with the smallest being 11L and the biggest being 520L.

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