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Whirlpool ART 459 A+ NF 1
Whirlpool ART 459 A+ NF 1

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Whirlpool ART 459 A+ NF 1 Fridge Freezer

201L 63L 540mm 1,770mm Feb 2012
A+
Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Release Date £733.20 Electricity cost over 10 years
Quite small freezer net capacity
Quite small total net capacity
Very high running costs

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Released Over Five Years Ago

This medium fridge net capacity fridge freezer has been on the market since February 2012.


Energy

Very High Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this Whirlpool fridge freezer is A+, however the average 24 year running cost of the ART 459 A+ NF 1 is £734 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 12% of all 622 fridges of a similar type and age.


Freezer

Quite Small Freezer Net Capacity

The freezer net capacitioes of medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that are a comparable age to this fridge freezer range from 26L to 160L, and the average freezer net capacity is 81L. The Whirlpool ART 459 A+ NF 1 has a fairly small freezer net capacity (only 63 liters) compared to most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that are a comparable age to this fridge freezer.

If you want a fridge with a larger freezer net capacity then you might want to look at the Electrolux ENN3153AOW (£549.99) (64L).

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Average Storage Time During Power Failure

At 16 hours, the ART 459 A+ NF 1 has a pretty average storage time during power failure compared to most of the other fridges of this spec and age.

If this Whirlpool fridge storage time during power failure is not long enough for you then you might want to consider the Siemens KG36NSW30 (17h).

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Features No Frost (freezer)

The ART 459 A+ NF 1 features No Frost (freezer). Most of the other fridge freezers that were launched more than two years ago also feature No Frost (freezer).

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Has an Ice Cube Tray

The ART 459 A+ NF 1 has an ice cube tray, as do most of the other comparable spec fridges that are a similar age to this fridge freezer.

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Quite Small Freezer Gross Capacity

The average freezer gross capacity of similar spec fridges that have been available for around the same time as this fridge freezer is 92L. With a freezer gross capacity of only 78 liters, the ART 459 A+ NF 1 has a fairly small freezer gross capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec fridge freezers that are a similar age to this fridge.

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Performance

Quite Small Total Net Capacity

Across all the fridges that have been available for more than two years the total net capacities range from 200L to 360L. The ART 459 A+ NF 1 has one of the smaller total net capacities (only 264 liters) amongst medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers of this age.

If you would prefer a fridge with a larger total net capacity then you might want to look at the Zanussi ZRT 27101 WA (£299.99) (265L).

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

Similar spec fridges that were released more than two years ago have noise levels of between 5dB and 50dB. The ART 459 A+ NF 1 has a quite quiet noise level (only 38 decibels) compared to most of the other fridge freezers of this age and type.

We compared this fridge to all the other 38dB noise level fridges and we think the Gorenje RF60309 (£499.99) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Fridge freezers with a louder noise level that might be worth considering include the Liebherr CBP 4013 (38dB).

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Quite Small Total Gross Capacity

At only 282 liters, the ART 459 A+ NF 1 has a quite small total gross capacity compared to most of the other similar spec fridges that are a comparable age to this fridge freezer. The smallest total gross capacity of comparable spec fridges that were released more than two years ago is 210L, the largest is 390L, and the average total gross capacity is 320L.

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Only T (Tropical) Climate Class

This fridge has a SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) climate class, which is typical of many medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been around for more than two years.

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Other Features

Has an Anti-Bacterial Function

The Whirlpool ART 459 A+ NF 1 has an anti-bacterial function, as do most of the other fridge freezers of a comparable age and spec to this fridge freezer.

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Has a Thermostat

The ART 459 A+ NF 1 has a thermostat. Most of the other comparable spec fridge freezers that are a similar age to this fridge freezer also have a thermostat.

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Has a No Frost System

The ART 459 A+ NF 1 has a No Frost system. Most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that were launched around the same time as this fridge freezer also have a No Frost system.

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Has a Defrost Function

The ART 459 A+ NF 1 has a defrost function. Most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that came out around the same time as this fridge also have a defrost function.

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Fresh Zone

Has a Fresh Zone Compartment

The Whirlpool ART 459 A+ NF 1 has a fresh zone compartment. Most of the other fridges of a similar age and spec to this fridge freezer also have a fresh zone compartment.

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Design

Has a Reversible Doors

The ART 459 A+ NF 1 has a reversible doors, as do most of the other fridge freezers of a similar type and age to this fridge.

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Fridge

Five Shelves/baskets (fridge)

Most medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that came out more than two years ago have between 2 and 10 shelves/baskets (fridge), including the ART 459 A+ NF 1 which has five shelves/baskets (fridge).

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Quite Small Fridge Gross Capacity

The Whirlpool ART 459 A+ NF 1 has one of the smaller fridge gross capacities (only 204 liters) amongst medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers of this age. Medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that were released around the same time as this fridge freezer have fridge gross capacities of between 200L and 330L.

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201 Liters Fridge Net Capacity

This is a 201 liters net fridge capacity fridge.

If you are looking for a fridge freezer with a larger fridge net capacity then you might want to look at the Gorenje NRKI 4181 (£405) (202L).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers whirlpool art459apiunf, whirlpool art459anf1
Barcodes 08003437039201

Whirlpool ART 459 A+ NF 1 Review Sources

To prepare this Whirlpool ART 459 A+ NF 1 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 372,302 product attributes, 1,730 fridge freezer reviews and 1,721,200 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.

Other Fridge Freezers to Consider

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78% lower connected load
6A lower current
Only three fridge number of shelves/basketss
Bosch KGE39AW42

Bosch
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£ 0.00
50% cheaper to run
6A lower current
55% longer storage time during power failure
30% heavier
One more vegetable drawer
Energy efficiency rating is better
Newer by six months
5kg/24h smaller freezer capacity
Bosch KIN86AD30

Bosch
KIN86AD30

£ 895.00
90% larger fridge gross capacity
Vastly lower connected load
60% lower electric current
One less fridge shelve basket
Liebherr CTP 2521

Liebherr
CTP 2521

£ 329.00
Four times shorter
21 months newer
£291.40 cheaper to run
5kg/24h smaller freezer capacity
£333.70 cheaper to run
One more vegetable drawer
Energy efficiency rating is higher
One less shelf/basket (fridge)
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