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Hotpoint RTAA42P

A cheap to run but 2 year old White 180L fridge
White 180L 37L 540mm May 2015
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£239.99
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Hotpoint RTAA42P Review

20
Missing Some Features
61
2 Years Old
70
£536 Over 24 Years
Overall Score
34
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 35?

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 has an energy efficiency classification of A+||A++|A+++, and its running costs of £536 over 24 years are typical compared to the other 2,219 fridges that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Quite small fridge net capacity
Quite small total gross capacity
Only one shelf/basket
Quite small freezer net capacity

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Hotpoint RTAA42P In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Hotpoint Only Has Unexceptional Reviews for Its Fridges

Fridge freezers built by Hotpoint have unexceptional ratings on average.


Features

Quite Small Fridge Net Capacity

Across all the fridges the fridge net capacities range from 16L to 1,200L, and the average fridge net capacity is 230L. The Hotpoint RTAA42P's fridge net capacity of only 180L is quite small compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 19% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Small Total Gross Capacity

The RTAA42P's total gross capacity of only 226L is in the smallest 7% of all fridges when ordered by this feature. The average total gross capacity of all fridges is 340L, with the smallest being 6.1L and the largest being 840L.

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Only One Shelf/basket

The RTAA42P is a one shelf/basket fridge.

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Quite Small Freezer Net Capacity

The freezer net capacity of the RTAA42P of only 37L is in the smallest 4% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature. The freezer net capacitioes of fridge freezers range from 11L to 520L, and the average freezer net capacity is 89L.

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Very Loud Noise Level

The average noise level of all fridge freezers is 40dB, with the quietest being 5dB and the loudest being 47dB. The RTAA42P's noise level of 45dB is very loud compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the loudest 3% of all fridges when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Small Freezing Capacity

The freezing capacity of the RTAA42P of only 2kg/24h is very small compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 2% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature. Fridge freezers have freezing capacities of between 0.7kg/24h and 130kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 8kg/24h.

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Quite Small Freezer Gross Capacity

The freezer gross capacities of fridge freezers range from 11L to 520L, and the average freezer gross capacity is 100L. The freezer gross capacity of the RTAA42P of only 42L is in the smallest 4% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Small Fridge Gross Capacity

The fridge gross capacity of the RTAA42P of only 184L is in the smallest 20% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature. The smallest fridge gross capacity of fridge freezers is 4.2L, the largest is 1,900L, and the average fridge gross capacity is 230L.

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Quite Short Storage Time During Power Failure

Across all the fridge freezers the storage time during power failures range from 3.5h to 46h, and the average storage time during power failure is 19h. The Hotpoint RTAA42P's storage time during power failure of only 14h is in the shortest 21% of all fridges when ranked by this feature.

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T Climate Class

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

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Quite Small Total Net Capacity

The RTAA42P's total net capacity of only 217L is quite small compared to most other fridges. It is in the smallest 11% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. The average total net capacity of all fridge freezers is 300L, with the smallest being 42L and the largest being 620L.

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Four Door Balconies

The RTAA42P is a four door balconies fridge.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This fridge was released in May 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This fridge is rated A+||A++|A+++ for energy efficiency, and the RTAA42P is typical compared to the other 2,219 fridge freezers that we have assessed for 24 year running costs. Based on alright energy prices, we estimate the 24 year running cost of the RTAA42P is £536.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers labour rtaa42p
Three shelves/baskets (freezer)
Two fruit/vegetable drawers
A lot larger freezer net capacity
Only three shelves/baskets (fridge)
55% bigger freezer gross capacity
55% larger freezer net capacity
29L larger total gross capacity
Two less shelves/baskets (fridge)

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