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Overall Score

Whirlpool ART 380 A+

A 5 year old Stainless steel 178L fridge freezer with not very good features
Stainless Steel 178L 42L 540mm Feb 2012
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Whirlpool ART 380 A+ Review

With low running costs and mediocre features, we have scored the Whirlpool ART 380 A+ as follows for Summary.
35
Missing Some Features
23
5 Years Old
54
£593 Over 10 Years
Overall Score
30
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 30?

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 fridges 2017.
This fridge freezer has an energy efficiency classification of A+||A++|A+++, and its running costs of £593 over 10 years are typical compared to the other 2,235 fridge freezers that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Quite small fridge net capacity
Very small freezer net capacity
Quite short storage time during power failure
Very small freezing capacity

Whirlpool ART 380 A+ In-Depth Analysis

Features

Quite Small Fridge Net Capacity

The Whirlpool ART 380 A+'s fridge net capacity of only 178L is quite small compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 18% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. The smallest fridge net capacity of fridges is 16L, the largest is 1,200L, and the average fridge net capacity is 230L.

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Very Small Freezer Net Capacity

The smallest freezer net capacity of fridge freezers is 11L, the largest is 520L, and the average freezer net capacity is 89L. The freezer net capacity of the Whirlpool ART 380 A+ of only 42L is fairly small compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 6% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The ART 380 A+'s noise level of only 35dB is in the quietest 2% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. The noise levels of fridge freezers range from 5dB to 47dB, and the average noise level is 40dB.

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Quite Short Storage Time During Power Failure

Fridges have storage time during power failures of between 3.5h and 46h, and the average storage time during power failure is 19h. The storage time during power failure of the ART 380 A+ of only 15h is quite short compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the shortest 24% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Very Small Freezing Capacity

The freezing capacity of the ART 380 A+ of only 2.5kg/24h is in the smallest 9% of all fridges when ordered by this feature. The smallest freezing capacity of fridges is 0.7kg/24h, the biggest is 130kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 8kg/24h.

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Four Shelves/baskets (fridge)

The number of shelves/baskets (fridge) on the Whirlpool ART 380 A+ is four. That's average compared to the other 2,136 fridge freezers that we have assessed the number of shelves/baskets (fridge) of.

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Quite Small Fridge Gross Capacity

Across all the fridge freezers the fridge gross capacities range from 4.2L to 1,900L, and the average fridge gross capacity is 230L. The ART 380 A+'s fridge gross capacity of only 180L is fairly small compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 17% of all fridges when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Small Total Net Capacity

The smallest total net capacity of fridge freezers is 42L, the largest is 620L, and the average total net capacity is 300L. The ART 380 A+'s total net capacity of only 220L is quite small compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 12% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Small Total Gross Capacity

The ART 380 A+'s total gross capacity of only 222L is quite small compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 7% of all fridges when sorted by this feature. Across all the fridge freezers the total gross capacities range from 6.1L to 840L, and the average total gross capacity is 340L.

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Has a Fresh Zone Compartment

The ART 380 A+ has a fresh zone compartment, unlike 71% of fridges which do not have a fresh zone compartment.

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Has a Defrost Function

The Whirlpool ART 380 A+ has a defrost function, unlike 75% of fridges which do not have a defrost function.

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Only Two Shelves/baskets (freezer)

Most fridge freezers have between 1 and 34 shelves/baskets (freezer), including the Whirlpool ART 380 A+ which has two shelves/baskets (freezer).

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Quite Small Freezer Gross Capacity

The freezer gross capacity of the Whirlpool ART 380 A+ of only 42L is very small compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 4% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature. The average freezer gross capacity of all fridge freezers is 100L, with the smallest being 11L and the biggest being 520L.

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Has a Thermostat

The ART 380 A+ has a thermostat, which is unusual. 75% of fridge freezers do not have a thermostat.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This Whirlpool fridge has been on the market since February 2012.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This Whirlpool fridge freezer has an energy efficiency classification of A+||A++|A+++, and based on alright energy prices we estimate that the ART 380 A+ will cost £593 over 10 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,235 fridge freezers.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

whirlpool art380apiu, whirlpool 1x54, whirlpool 5x54

One more fruit/vegetable drawer
One more shelf/basket
58L larger total gross capacity
Only three star ratings
Two fruit/vegetable drawers
61L larger total gross capacity
Only three shelves/baskets (fridge)
46% cheaper to run
26L smaller freezer net capacity

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