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Whirlpool BLFV 8122

Whirlpool BLFV 8122
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Brand Rating
Mediocre Brand
87
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Age
19 Months Old
85
Running Costs
£620 Over 10 Years
74
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but slightly out of date 338L total capacity fridge freezer, with very low running costs.
227L 111L 1,888mm 595mm May 2017 A++
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With excellent features and at under 2 years old, we have scored the Whirlpool BLFV 8122 as follows:

74

74
Kagoo Score
44
Brand Rating
88
Features
87
Age
85
Running Costs

74

74
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 74?

Whirlpool is a mediocre fridge freezer brand.
At over a year old this fridge freezer is slightly out of date, and newer fridge freezers with more up to date technology are available. View the latest fridge freezers 2018.
It has an efficiency rating of A++, and its running costs of £620 over 10 years are typical compared to the other 8,987 fridge freezers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving fridge freezers.
This fridge freezer has some great features:
Larger than average freezer net capacity
Quieter than average noise level
Longer than average storage time during power failure
Larger than average total net capacity

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each fridge freezer by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the fridge freezer is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec fridge freezers come to market, the older fridge freezers will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Larger than average freezer net capacity
Quieter than average noise level
Longer than average storage time during power failure
Larger than average total net capacity
Has a temperature alarm
Has a Super Cool function
N (Normal) - T (Tropical) climate class
Has a door open alarm
Has an automatic defrost (freezer)
Average fridge net capacity
Average freezing capacity
Only three door balconies
Only one fruit / veg drawer
Average Fridge Net Capacity
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The BLFV 8122's fridge net capacity of 227L is fairly typical compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the largest 57% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Freezer Net Capacity
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The freezer net capacity of the BLFV 8122 of 111L is larger than 84% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. The freezer net capacities of fridge freezers range from 0.3L to 520L, and the average freezer net capacity is 83L.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level
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The BLFV 8122's noise level of only 38dB is quieter than 80% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature. The noise levels of fridge freezers range from 24dB to 54dB, and the average noise level is 40dB.

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Longer Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure
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Across all the fridge freezers the storage time during power failures range from 1h to 50h, and the average storage time during power failure is 18h. The BLFV 8122's storage time during power failure of 24h is longer than 84% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Average Freezing Capacity
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The freezing capacity of the BLFV 8122 of 5kg/24h is pretty typical compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the biggest 44% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Total Net Capacity
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Fridge freezers have total net capacities of between 15L and 3,400L, and the average total net capacity is 320L. The total net capacity of the Whirlpool BLFV 8122 of 338L is larger than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is larger than 69% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Only Three Door Balconies

The BLFV 8122 is a three door balconies fridge freezer. Most of the other fridge freezers have between one and eight door balconies.

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Has a Temperature Alarm

The Whirlpool BLFV 8122 has a temperature alarm, which is unusual. 88% of fridge freezers do not have a temperature alarm.

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Has a Super Cool Function
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The BLFV 8122 has a Super Cool function, unlike 87% of fridge freezers which do not have a Super Cool function.

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N (Normal) - T (Tropical) Climate Class

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Only One Fruit / Veg Drawer

The BLFV 8122 is a one fruit / veg drawer fridge freezer.

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Has a Door Open Alarm

The BLFV 8122 has a door open alarm. 71% of fridge freezers do not have a door open alarm.

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Has an Automatic Defrost (Freezer)

The BLFV 8122 has an automatic defrost (freezer). 90% of fridge freezers do not have an automatic defrost (freezer).

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87
Age

Release Date

This fridge freezer has been on the market since May 2017.

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When Are Most New Whirlpool Fridge Freezers Released?

We couldn't see any evident trend in the release dates for new Whirlpool fridge freezers over the last 3 years. The biggest month in 2017 for new Whirlpool fridge freezer releases was August, with 10 new Whirlpool fridge freezers released that month. In 2016 most new Whirlpool fridge freezers were released in August as well, with 22 new Whirlpool fridge freezers released that month. 16 new Whirlpool fridge freezers were released in May 2015 making it the biggest month that year for new Whirlpool fridge freezer releases.

How Fast Do Whirlpool Fridge Freezer Prices Drop After Release?

Whirlpool fridge freezers tend to depreciate faster than most fridge freezers. Most fridge freezers drop in price by 2% in the first 6 months after release. On average, in the first 6 months after release, Whirlpool fridge freezers drop in price by 8%. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £54 on a typical £682 new Whirlpool fridge freezer by waiting 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This Whirlpool fridge freezer is rated A++ for energy efficiency. The average running cost of the BLFV 8122 is £620 over 10 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 8,987 fridge freezers.

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Total running cost over 10 years £621.43
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Energy Rating
2.8T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 2.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 73 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the Whirlpool BLFV 8122. However we have checked the rating of all Whirlpool fridge freezers and the average score is 45.8%.

Whirlpool BLFV 8122 Specification

Key Features
Fridge Net Capacity
Freezer Net Capacity
Height
Width
Design
Case Design
Door Hinge
Colour
Compressor
Shelving Material
Door Opening Angle
Performance
Total Net Capacity
Noise Level
Maximum Operating Temperature
Minimum Operating Temperature
Climate Class
Total Gross Capacity
Fridge
Super Cool Function
Door Balconies
Fruit / Veg Drawer
Shelf / Basket (Fridge)
Automatic Defrost (Fridge)
No Frost (Fridge)
Fridge Gross Capacity
Fridge Door Balconies
Freezer
Storage Time During Power Failure
Fast Freeze Function
Shelf / Basket
Automatic Defrost (Freezer)
Star Rating
Freezing Capacity
Freezer Position
Ergonomics
Cable Length
Adjustable Feet
Temperature Alarm
Door Open Alarm
Cord Length
Power
Annual Energy Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Current
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Connected Load
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Depth With Door Open
Width With Door Open

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

whirlpool blfv8122ox

Barcodes

08003437900303

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