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Hotpoint RTAA42P

34

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Hotpoint RTAA42P

£239.99
Hotpoint RTAA42P
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A low spec and slightly out of date 217L total capacity fridge freezer, with average running costs
White 180L 37L 540mm May 2015 A+
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Hotpoint RTAA42P Review

With low running costs and at over 2 years old, we have scored the Hotpoint RTAA42P as follows:
19
Features
Missing Some Features
58
Age
2 Years Old
69
Running Costs
£536 Over 10 Years
34
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 34?

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 2017.
This fridge freezer has an efficiency rating of A+++, and its running costs of £536 over 10 years are typical compared to the other 2,462 fridge freezers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving fridge freezers.
It is missing some features:
Smaller than average fridge net capacity
Very small freezer net capacity
Very loud noise level
Shorter than average storage time during power failure

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Hotpoint RTAA42P In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Hotpoint Fridge Freezers Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 1,128 expert and user reviews (including 964 verified purchases), Hotpoint has very good ratings for its fridge freezers. 100% of those that bought a Hotpoint fridge freezer would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This fridge freezer is rated A+++ for energy efficiency. The average running cost of the RTAA42P is £536 over 10 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,462 fridge freezers.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This fridge freezer was released in May 2015.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Fridge Net Capacity

The average fridge net capacity of all fridge freezers is 230L, with the smallest being 16L and the largest being 570L. The Hotpoint RTAA42P's fridge net capacity of only 180L is smaller than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is smaller than 80% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Very Small Freezer Net Capacity

Across all the fridge freezers the freezer net capacitioes range from 4L to 520L, and the average freezer net capacity is 88L. The freezer net capacity of the RTAA42P of only 37L is smaller than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 9% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Very Loud Noise Level

Across all the fridge freezers the noise levels range from 24dB to 47dB, and the average noise level is 40dB. The noise level of the RTAA42P of 45dB is very loud compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the loudest 3% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure

The shortest storage time during power failure of fridge freezers is 4h, the longest is 51h, and the average storage time during power failure is 19h. The storage time during power failure of the RTAA42P of only 14h is shorter than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is shorter than 75% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Freezing Capacity

The average freezing capacity of all fridge freezers is 7.7kg/24h, with the smallest being 1kg/24h and the biggest being 72kg/24h. The freezing capacity of the RTAA42P of only 2kg/24h is in the smallest 5% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Four Shelves/baskets (fridge)

Compared to the other 2,236 fridge freezers that we have assessed the number of shelves/baskets (fridge) of, the Hotpoint RTAA42P has four shelves/baskets (fridge) which is average.

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Smaller Than Average Total Gross Capacity

The total gross capacities of fridge freezers range from 46L to 840L, and the average total gross capacity is 340L. The total gross capacity of the RTAA42P of only 226L is smaller than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 9% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Total Net Capacity

The Hotpoint RTAA42P's total net capacity of only 217L is smaller than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is smaller than 87% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. Fridge freezers have total net capacities of between 45L and 790L, and the average total net capacity is 310L.

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Four Door Balconies

Most fridge freezers have between one and eight door balconies, including the RTAA42P which has four door balconies.

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Only One Fruit/vegetable Drawer

Most fridge freezers have between one and five fruit/vegetable drawers, including the RTAA42P which has one fruit/vegetable drawer.

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T Climate Class

This fridge freezer has a T|N (Normal)|T (Tropical)|N (Normal) - T (Tropical) climate class, which is typical of many fridge freezers.

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Smaller Than Average Fridge Gross Capacity

The RTAA42P's fridge gross capacity of only 184L is smaller than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 19% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. The average fridge gross capacity of all fridge freezers is 240L, with the smallest being 41L and the largest being 1,900L.

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Very 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 RTAA42P of only 42L is smaller than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is smaller than 94% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Only One Shelf/basket

The Hotpoint RTAA42P is a one shelf/basket fridge freezer. Most of the other fridge freezers have between one and eight shelves/baskets (freezer).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

labour rtaa42p

Hotpoint RTAA42P

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