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Whirlpool WTE 31132 Fridge Freezer

230L 88L 595mm 1,725mm Jul 2013
A++
Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Release Date £535.80 Electricity cost over 10 years
Fairly long storage time during power failure
Fairly large total net capacity
Has an anti-bacterial function

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Energy

Running Costs Are OK

The efficiency rating of this medium fridge net capacity fridge freezer is A++, and the average running cost of the WTE 31132 is £536 over 24 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 622 fridges of a comparable age and type.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Whirlpool released the WTE 31132 in July 2013.


Freezer

Fairly Long Storage Time During Power Failure

The storage time during power failures of fridges of a similar spec and age to this fridge range from 3.5h to 46h. The WTE 31132 has a quite long storage time during power failure (30 hours) compared to most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been on the market for a comparable time to this fridge freezer.

If you would prefer a fridge freezer with a longer storage time during power failure then you might want to look at the Miele KFN 12924 SD-1 (31h) which is also higher rated.

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Average Freezer Net Capacity

With a freezer net capacity of 88 liters, the WTE 31132 has a pretty typical freezer net capacity compared to most of the other fridges of this age and type.

If you would prefer a fridge freezer with a larger freezer net capacity then you might want to look at the Liebherr CNP 3513 (£640) (89L), or the Siemens KG36EAL42 (89L).

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Very Small Freezing Capacity

Across all the similar spec fridge freezers that are a comparable age to this fridge the freezing capacities range from 2kg/24h to 31kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 7.9kg/24h. At only 4 kilograms per 24 hours, the WTE 31132 has a quite small freezing capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec fridges that have been available for a similar time to this fridge freezer.

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Performance

Fairly Large Total Net Capacity

Across all the fridge freezers of a similar type and age to this fridge freezer the total net capacities range from 200L to 360L, and the average total net capacity is 300L. At 318 liters, the WTE 31132 has a quite 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 this fridge total net capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the KGN36VW31 (£364.99) (319L), or the KGD36VI30 (£449) (319L) both from Bosch.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The average noise level of medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been available for more than two years is 40dB, and the noise levels range from 5dB to 50dB. At only 39 decibels, the WTE 31132 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other fridges of this age and spec.

Fridges with a louder noise level that might be worth looking at include the Bosch KGV36NW20 (39dB).

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Has an Air Filter

The WTE 31132 has an air filter. Most of the other similar spec fridges that came out more than two years ago also have an air filter.

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Only T (Tropical) Climate Class

This fridge has an N (Normal) - T (Tropical) climate class, which is typical of many fridge freezers of a similar age and type to it.

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Other Features

Has an Anti-Bacterial Function

The WTE 31132 has an anti-bacterial function, as do most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that are a comparable age to this fridge freezer.

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Has a Thermostat

The WTE 31132 has a thermostat, as do most of the other fridges of this type and age.

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Has a Defrost Function

The WTE 31132 has a defrost function. Most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been around for more than two years also have a defrost function.

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Design

Has a Reversible Doors

The WTE 31132 has a reversible doors, as do most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been around for a comparable time to this fridge.

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Fridge

Quite Large Fridge Gross Capacity

Fridge freezers that have been on the market for more than two years have fridge gross capacities of between 200L and 330L. The Whirlpool WTE 31132 has a fairly large fridge gross capacity (232 liters) compared to most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that are a comparable age to this fridge freezer.

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Only Three Shelves/baskets (fridge)

Most medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that were released around the same time as this fridge freezer have between 2 and 10 shelves/baskets (fridge), including the WTE 31132 which has three shelves/baskets (fridge).

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230 Liters Fridge Net Capacity

This is a 230 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 Miele KFN 12924 SD-1 (231L) which is also higher rated.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers whirlpool wte31132ts, wte31132ax
Barcodes 08003437893209, 08003437896392

Whirlpool WTE 31132 Review Sources

To prepare this Whirlpool WTE 31132 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 369,628 product attributes, 1,715 fridge freezer reviews and 1,605,700 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

KG39FSB30 vs WTE 31132

Siemens KG39FSB30 vs Whirlpool WTE 31132
Siemens KG39FSB30 Whirlpool WTE 31132
£ 1,259.00 £0.00
Vastly Bigger Freezing Capacity
Lower Current
50W Lower Connected Load
One More Number of Vegetable Drawers
Smaller Fridge Net Capacity
40kg Heavier

CNP 3513 vs WTE 31132

Liebherr CNP 3513 vs Whirlpool WTE 31132
Liebherr CNP 3513 Whirlpool WTE 31132
£ 640.00 £0.00
12kg/24h Bigger Freezing Capacity
One More Vegetable Drawer
Energy Efficiency Rating is Superior
One More Shelf/basket (fridge)
Older by Six Months
5h Shorter Storage Time During Power Failure

CBNPes 5156 vs WTE 31132

Liebherr CBNPes 5156 vs Whirlpool WTE 31132
Liebherr CBNPes 5156 Whirlpool WTE 31132
£ 1,751.10 £0.00
72% Bigger Freezing Capacity
Superior Energy Efficiency Rating
53L Bigger Freezer Gross Capacity
167L Larger Total Gross Capacity
34% Higher Running Costs Over Five Years
Higher Energy Usage
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