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LG GT7170SEBW Fridge Freezer

367L 127L 780mm 1,800mm Feb 2012
A+
Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Release Date £965.84 Electricity cost over 10 years
Excellent brand
Fairly large total net capacity
Fairly large freezer net capacity

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Reviews

Excellent Brand

LG has excellent average reviews for its large fridge net capacity fridges as well as across its entire fridge freezer range. 96% of those that bought a LG fridge freezer would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Other

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was February 2012 when this large fridge net capacity fridge freezer was released.


Energy

Running Costs Are Very High

This fridge freezer is rated A+ for energy efficiency, however the GT7170SEBW is one of the least economic to run fridges of this age and type that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the GT7170SEBW will cost £966 over 24 years to run.


Freezer

Fairly Large Freezer Net Capacity

The freezer net capacitioes of large fridge net capacity fridges that were released more than two years ago range from 16L to 260L, and the average freezer net capacity is 110L. With a freezer net capacity of 127 liters, the GT7170SEBW has one of the larger freezer net capacitioes amongst large fridge net capacity fridges of this age.

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Very Short Storage Time During Power Failure

Fridges that were launched around the same time as this fridge freezer have storage time during power failures of between 4h and 44h, and the average storage time during power failure is 21h. The GT7170SEBW has one of the shorter storage time during power failures (only 12 hours) amongst large fridge net capacity fridges of this age.

If this fridge storage time during power failure is too short for you then you might want to consider the Haier A2FE-735C (£589) (13h).

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Very Small Freezing Capacity

The average freezing capacity of large fridge net capacity fridges that were released around the same time as this fridge is 11kg/24h. At only 5.8 kilograms per 24 hours, the GT7170SEBW has a fairly small freezing capacity compared to most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that were released more than two years ago.

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Performance

Fairly Large Total Net Capacity

Across all the large fridge net capacity fridges that were launched more than two years ago the total net capacities range from 240L to 620L. The GT7170SEBW has a quite large total net capacity (494 liters) compared to most of the other fridges of this type and age.

Fridges with a larger total net capacity that might be worth considering include the LG GSL325PVQV (498L) which is also higher rated.

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Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 43 decibels, the GT7170SEBW has a pretty typical noise level compared to most of the other fridge freezers of a similar age and type to this fridge.

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Has a Water Dispenser

The LG GT7170SEBW has a water dispenser, which is unusual. Most of the other fridges of a similar age and spec to this fridge do not have a water dispenser.

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Has an Icemaker

The GT7170SEBW has an icemaker, as do most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that were launched around the same time as this fridge.

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Quite Large Total Gross Capacity

With a total gross capacity of 546 liters, the GT7170SEBW has one of the larger total gross capacities amongst large fridge net capacity fridges of this age. The average total gross capacity of fridges that are a comparable age to this fridge is 510L, and the total gross capacities range from 250L to 18,000L.

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Only T (Tropical) Climate Class

This fridge has a T (Tropical) climate class, which is the most commonly found climate class on large fridge net capacity fridges that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Design

Has a Child Lock

The GT7170SEBW has a child lock, which is unusual. Most of the other fridges that were released around the same time as this fridge do not have a child lock.

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Other Features

Has an Anti-Bacterial Function

The GT7170SEBW has an anti-bacterial function. Most of the other comparable spec fridge freezers that were released around the same time as this fridge also have an anti-bacterial function.

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Has a No Frost System

The GT7170SEBW has a No Frost system, as do most of the other fridge freezers of this age and spec.

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Ergonomics

Has a Door Open Alarm

The GT7170SEBW has a door open alarm. Most of the other fridge freezers that were launched around the same time as this fridge freezer also have a door open alarm.

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Fridge

Has an AntiBacteria Function

The GT7170SEBW has an AntiBacteria function, as do most of the other similar spec fridge freezers that came out around the same time as this fridge freezer.

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Two Vegetable Drawers

Most fridges of this type and age have between one and five vegetable drawers, including the GT7170SEBW which has two vegetable drawers.

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Fairly Large Fridge Gross Capacity

Large fridge net capacity fridges that have been on the market for a similar time to this fridge freezer have fridge gross capacities of between 230L and 500L, and the average fridge gross capacity is 310L. At 392 liters, the GT7170SEBW has a fairly large fridge gross capacity compared to most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that were released more than two years ago.

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367 Liters Fridge Net Capacity

This is a 367 liters net fridge capacity fridge.

If this fridge fridge net capacity is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the ASN 541 B (£465) (368L), or the ASP 341 B (£439) (368L) both from Beko or the Grundig GSBS13310X (£599) (368L).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics gt7170sebw
Barcodes 08808992726036

LG GT7170SEBW Review Sources

To prepare this LG GT7170SEBW review we compared this fridge freezer to 2,701 other models. For each fridge freezer that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 372,346 product attributes, 1,717 fridge freezer reviews and 1,590,800 historical fridge freezer prices from 108 fridge freezer retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this fridge freezer compared to the other models as well as any areas where this fridge freezer is lacking.

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Whirlpool WTS 4445

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