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Whirlpool WBV 33872 NFC IX
Whirlpool WBV 33872 NFC IX

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Whirlpool WBV 33872 NFC IX Fridge Freezer

£454.99
223L 97L 595mm 1,875mm Apr 2012
A++
Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Release Date £573.40 Electricity cost over 10 years
Has a thermostat
Quite large total net capacity
Quite short storage time during power failure
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Energy

Average Running Costs

This fridge is rated A++ for energy efficiency. Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 24 year running cost of the WBV 33872 NFC IX is £574, which is typical compared to the other 622 fridge freezers of a similar type and age.


Other

Released Over Five Years Ago

This Whirlpool fridge freezer was released in April 2012.


Freezer

Quite Short Storage Time During Power Failure

Across all the fridge freezers of this age and spec the storage time during power failures range from 3.5h to 46h. The WBV 33872 NFC IX has one of the shorter storage time during power failures (only 12 hours) amongst medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers of this age.

Fridge freezers with a longer storage time during power failure that might be worth looking at include the Neff K8524X8 (£399) (13h and cheaper), or the Siemens KI38VX22GB (£398) (13h and cheaper).

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Fairly Large Freezer Net Capacity

At 97 liters, the WBV 33872 NFC IX has a quite large freezer net capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec fridges that are a similar age to this fridge freezer. The smallest freezer net capacity of fridges of a similar spec and age to this fridge freezer is 26L and the largest is 160L.

If you would prefer a larger freezer net capacity then you might want to consider the Samsung RB31FERNDBC (£420) (98L) which is also cheaper.

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Very Big Freezer Gross Capacity

The smallest freezer gross capacity of fridge freezers that have been available for around the same time as this fridge is 26L and the biggest is 160L. At 125 liters, the Whirlpool WBV 33872 NFC IX has a very big freezer gross capacity compared to most of the other fridges of a comparable spec and age to this fridge freezer.

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Performance

Quite Large Total Net Capacity

The total net capacities of medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that are a similar age to this fridge range from 200L to 360L. With a total net capacity of 320 liters, the WBV 33872 NFC IX has a fairly large total net capacity compared to most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that were released more than two years ago.

If you are looking for a larger total net capacity then you might want to consider the RK 60359 OC (£499) (321L), or the NRK 62 JSY2 (£541.50) (329L) both from Gorenje or the Zanussi ZRB 36104 (£511.45) (337L).

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Has an Air Filter

The Whirlpool WBV 33872 NFC IX has an air filter, as do most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that are a comparable age to this fridge freezer.

Other fridges which also have an air filter that you might want to consider include the Whirlpool WBE 3411, the Gorenje NRK 62 JSY2 (£541.50), or the Siemens KG36NSW30.

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Quite Large Total Gross Capacity

The WBV 33872 NFC IX has one of the larger total gross capacities (352 liters) amongst medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers of this age. The average total gross capacity of medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been available for more than two years is 320L.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

With a noise level of 42 decibels, the WBV 33872 NFC IX has a quite loud noise level compared to most of the other fridges of a similar age and type to this fridge. Across all the fridges of a comparable spec and age to this fridge the noise levels range from 5dB to 50dB.

We compared this fridge freezer to all the other 42dB noise level fridge freezers and we think cheaper fridges such as the RK61620, and the NRKI 4181 (£405) both from Gorenje are also worth considering.

Fridges with a louder noise level that might be worth considering include the Siemens KG36NSW30 (43dB).

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Only T (Tropical) Climate Class

This fridge has an N (Normal) - T (Tropical) climate class, which is typical of many medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been available for more than two years.

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Other Features

Has a Thermostat

The WBV 33872 NFC IX has a thermostat, as do most of the other fridge freezers of this type and age.

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Has a No Frost System

The WBV 33872 NFC IX has a No Frost system. Most of the other similar spec fridge freezers that have been around for around the same time as this fridge also have a No Frost system.

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Has a Defrost Function

The WBV 33872 NFC IX has a defrost function. Most of the other fridge freezers of this type and age also have a defrost function.

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Design

Has a Built-In Display

The WBV 33872 NFC IX has a built-in display, which is unusual. Most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that are a comparable age to this fridge do not have a built-in display.

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Fridge

223 Liters Fridge Net Capacity

This is a 223 liters net fridge capacity fridge freezer.

If this Whirlpool fridge fridge net capacity is not large enough for you then you might want to consider the Siemens iQ100 KI38VA50GB (£549) (224L), the Whirlpool WBE 3411 (225L), or the Zanussi ZRB 36104 (£511.45) (226L).

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 08003437896576, 08003437896859

Whirlpool WBV 33872 NFC IX Review Sources

To prepare this Whirlpool WBV 33872 NFC IX 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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