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Overall Score

Sharp SJ-300VSL

A cheap to run Silver 162L fridge freezer with not very good features
Silver 162L 61L 545mm May 2012
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Sharp SJ-300VSL Review

33
Missing Some Features
24
5 Years Old
77
£508 Over 24 Years
Overall Score
32
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 32?

LG fridge freezers have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better fridges are available. View the latest fridge freezers 2017.
This fridge freezer has an efficiency rating of A+||A++|A+++, and its running costs of £508 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
Quite small freezer gross capacity
Quite short storage time during power failure

Sharp SJ-300VSL In-Depth Analysis

Features

Quite Small Fridge Net Capacity

The fridge net capacity of the SJ-300VSL of only 162L is in the smallest 12% of all fridges when ranked by this feature. The average fridge net capacity of all fridge freezers is 230L, with the smallest being 16L and the largest being 1,200L.

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Has a Fresh Zone Compartment

The Sharp SJ-300VSL has a fresh zone compartment. 71% of fridge freezers do not have a fresh zone compartment.

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Has an Icemaker

The Sharp SJ-300VSL has an icemaker, unlike 89% of fridge freezers which do not have an icemaker.

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Quite Small Total Gross Capacity

The SJ-300VSL's total gross capacity of only 223L is in the smallest 7% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. Across all the fridges the total gross capacities range from 6.1L to 840L, and the average total gross capacity is 340L.

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Quite Small Freezer Gross Capacity

The smallest freezer gross capacity of fridges is 11L, the biggest is 520L, and the average freezer gross capacity is 100L. The SJ-300VSL's freezer gross capacity of only 61L is in the smallest 11% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Thermostat

The SJ-300VSL has a thermostat. 75% of fridges do not have a thermostat.

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Quite Short Storage Time During Power Failure

The SJ-300VSL's storage time during power failure of only 12h is in the shortest 11% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature. Fridge freezers have storage time during power failures of between 3.5h and 46h, and the average storage time during power failure is 19h.

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Has a Defrost Function

The SJ-300VSL has a defrost function, which is unusual. 75% of fridges do not have a defrost function.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the SJ-300VSL of 39dB is relatively average compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the loudest 42% of all fridges when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Multi-Airflow System

The SJ-300VSL has a multi-airflow system, unlike 91% of fridges which do not have a multi-airflow system.

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Quite Small Fridge Gross Capacity

The SJ-300VSL's fridge gross capacity of only 162L is in the smallest 12% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. Fridges have fridge gross capacities of between 4.2L and 1,900L, and the average fridge gross capacity is 230L.

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Very Small Freezing Capacity

The SJ-300VSL's freezing capacity of only 3kg/24h is in the smallest 14% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. The smallest freezing capacity of fridge freezers is 0.7kg/24h, the biggest is 130kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 8kg/24h.

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T Climate Class

This fridge has a T|ST|ST (Subtropical) climate class, which is typical of many fridges.

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Has a No Frost System

The SJ-300VSL has a No Frost system, which is unusual. 86% of fridge freezers do not have a No Frost system.

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Quite Small Freezer Net Capacity

The freezer net capacity of the SJ-300VSL of only 61L is in the smallest 16% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. Across all the fridge freezers the freezer net capacitioes range from 11L to 520L, and the average freezer net capacity is 89L.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This fridge was released in May 2012.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This fridge freezer has an efficiency rating of A+||A++|A+++. The average running cost of the SJ-300VSL is £508 over 24 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,219 fridge freezers.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sharp sj300vsl
Barcodes 04974019737157
Larger fridge gross capacity
12% larger fridge net capacity
Larger total gross capacity
Smaller freezer gross capacity
Bigger freezing capacity
30% longer storage time during power failure
25% larger total gross capacity
59L smaller fridge net capacity

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