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Essentials CTL55W15

Essentials CTL55W15 Fridge

Freestanding Upright 240L 1,430mm Jul 2013
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Stock up on all the family favourites with the Essentials CTL55W15 Tall Fridge. Thanks to its 240 litre storage capacity, you can find a place for everything after big weekly shops. Featuring five... More
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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Water Dispenser

The CTL55W15 does not have a water dispenser, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other fridges that came out around the same time as the CTL55W15 also do not have a water dispenser.

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Quite Small Maximum Operating Temperature

Fridges that have been available for around the same time as the CTL55W15 have maximum operating temperatures of between 8°C and 43°C, and the average maximum operating temperature is 38°C. At only 38 degrees celcius, the CTL55W15 has a quite small maximum operating temperature compared to most of the other comparable spec refrigerators that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Total Gross Capacity

With a total gross capacity of only 246 liters, the CTL55W15 has one of the smaller total gross capacitys amongst similar spec refrigerators of this age. Fridges that are a similar age to the CTL55W15 have total gross capacitys of between 46L and 480L, and the average total gross capacity is 300L.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

With a noise level of 42 decibels, the CTL55W15 has one of the louder noise levels amongst Freestanding refrigerators of this age. The average noise level of comparable spec refrigerators that have been available for around the same time as the CTL55W15 is 40dB, and the noise levels range from 29dB to 48dB.

If you are not concerned about having a louder noise level then you might also want to consider the Amica VKS 15293 W[plb_1656753_price] (41dB and cheaper).

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Very Big Minimum Operating Temperature

At 18 degrees celcius, the Essentials CTL55W15 has a very big minimum operating temperature compared to most of the other fridges of this age and type. The minimum operating temperatures of Freestanding refrigerators that have been on the market for a similar time to the CTL55W15 range from 10°C to 18°C, and the average minimum operating temperature is 12°C.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Essentials CTL55W15

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this refrigerator is A+. Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the CTL55W15 will cost £301 over 24 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 193 refrigerators of this spec and age.

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Essentials released the CTL55W15.

Average Fridge Net Capacity

At 240 liters, the Essentials CTL55W15 has a relatively standard fridge net capacity compared to most of the other fridges of a comparable age and type to the CTL55W15.

If this refrigerator fridge net capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Beko LX465[plb_2962417_price] (249.18828L), or the Indesit SIAA 10[plb_2962409_price] (282L) which is also cheaper.

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Total running cost over 10 years £300.80
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Running this fridge over 10 years will generate 1.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 39 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers essentials ctl55w15

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£ 499.99 £179.99
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£ 479.99 £179.99
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A Lot Bigger Gross Capacity
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VKS 15293 W vs CTL55W15

Amica VKS 15293 W vs Essentials CTL55W15
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£ 138.25 £179.99
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