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Kenwood KFC55W15

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Kenwood KFC55W15

Kenwood KFC55W15
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A good spec and economical to run 228L total capacity fridge freezer
White 146L 121L 550mm Jul 2013 A+
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Kenwood KFC55W15 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Kenwood KFC55W15 as follows:
71
Features
Good Features
67
Age
4 Years Old
76
Running Costs
£630 Over 10 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

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 an energy efficiency classification of A+++, and its running costs of £630 over 10 years are 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
Bigger than average freezer gross capacity
Smaller than average fridge net capacity
Louder than average noise level

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Kenwood KFC55W15 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The energy efficiency classification of this Kenwood fridge freezer is A+++, and the KFC55W15 is typical compared to the other 2,540 fridge freezers that we have assessed for 10 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 10 year running cost of the KFC55W15 is £630.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Kenwood released the KFC55W15 in July 2013.

Features

Larger Than Average Freezer Net Capacity

Fridge freezers have freezer net capacitioes of between 4L and 520L, and the average freezer net capacity is 88L. The KFC55W15's freezer net capacity of 121L is larger than 86% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Fridge Net Capacity

The Kenwood KFC55W15's fridge net capacity of only 146L is smaller than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is smaller than 90% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. Across all the fridge freezers the fridge net capacities range from 16L to 1,200L, and the average fridge net capacity is 230L.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The KFC55W15's noise level of 42dB is in the loudest 28% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature. The average noise level of all fridge freezers is 40dB, with the quietest being 32dB and the loudest being 48dB.

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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 KFC55W15 of only 12h is in the shortest 13% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Only Three Shelves/baskets (fridge)

Most fridge freezers have between 1 and 10 shelves/baskets (fridge), including the KFC55W15 which has three shelves/baskets (fridge).

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Smaller Than Average Total Net Capacity

The average total net capacity of all fridge freezers is 310L, with the smallest being 15L and the largest being 790L. The total net capacity of the Kenwood KFC55W15 of only 228L is smaller than 81% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Freezer Gross Capacity

The KFC55W15's freezer gross capacity of 121L is bigger than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is bigger than 79% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. Fridge freezers have freezer gross capacities of between 11L and 520L, and the average freezer gross capacity is 100L.

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T Climate Class

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

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Smaller Than Average Total Gross Capacity

The smallest total gross capacity of fridge freezers is 43L, the largest is 2,600L, and the average total gross capacity is 340L. The total gross capacity of the KFC55W15 of only 261L is in the smallest 21% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Defrost Water Drain

The Kenwood KFC55W15 has a defrost water drain, which is unusual. 96% of fridge freezers do not have a defrost water drain.

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Smaller Than Average Fridge Gross Capacity

The KFC55W15's fridge gross capacity of only 147L is in the smallest 7% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature. Across all the fridge freezers the fridge gross capacities range from 37L to 1,900L, and the average fridge gross capacity is 240L.

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Has a Multi-Airflow System

The Kenwood KFC55W15 has a multi-airflow system, unlike 94% of fridge freezers which do not have a multi-airflow system.

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Has a Defrost Function

The KFC55W15 has a defrost function. 78% of fridge freezers do not have a defrost function.

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Has a Thermostat

The KFC55W15 has a thermostat, unlike 79% of fridge freezers which do not have a thermostat.

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