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Essentials CUR50W12

72

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Essentials CUR50W12

£109.99
Essentials CUR50W12

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A top-value but 4 year old 86L capacity fridge, with moderate running costs but only average features
86L Undercounter 839mm 494mm Jul 2013 A+
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Essentials CUR50W12 Undercounter Fridge– 86 litres, 50cm Width, A+ Rating, White (Brand new, unopened) - on
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Essentials CUR50W12 Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Essentials CUR50W12 number 212 in small fridges and number 376 across all fridges.
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Value for Money
Excellent
55
Features
Average Features
64
Age
4 Years Old
62
Running Costs
£410 Over 10 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

Siemens refrigerators have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better refrigerators are available. View the latest refrigerators 2018.
This fridge has an energy efficiency classification of A+, however its running costs of £410 over 10 years are in the most expensive 12% of all 695 refrigerators that we have compared it to. View all energy saving fridges.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
T climate class
Very small fridge net capacity
Louder than average noise level

Should You Buy it Now?

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Essentials CUR50W12 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Terrific Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £109.99 it is in the cheapest 3% of fridges.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The energy efficiency classification of this refrigerator is A+, however the CUR50W12 has an average running cost of £410 over 10 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the least economic to run refrigerators.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Essentials released the CUR50W12 in July 2013.

Features

Very Small Fridge Net Capacity

The fridge net capacity of the Essentials CUR50W12 of only 86L is in the smallest 8% of all refrigerators when ordered by this feature. The average fridge net capacity of all refrigerators is 210L, with the smallest being 15L and the biggest being 590L.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The CUR50W12's noise level of 43dB is very loud compared to most other refrigerators. It is louder than 97% of all refrigerators when ordered by this feature. The noise levels of refrigerators range from 29dB to 63dB, and the average noise level is 38dB.

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Only Two Shelves/baskets

The CUR50W12 is a two shelf/basket refrigerator.

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T Climate Class

This refrigerator has a T|ST|N - ST|N.ST|N/ST climate class, which is typical of many fridges.

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Smaller Than Average Fridge Gross Capacity

The fridge gross capacities of refrigerators range from 15L to 590L, and the average fridge gross capacity is 220L. The CUR50W12's fridge gross capacity of only 88L is smaller than 95% of all refrigerators when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Total Gross Capacity

Across all the fridges the total gross capacities range from 46L to 590L, and the average total gross capacity is 210L. The total gross capacity of the CUR50W12 of only 88L is smaller than average when compared to most other refrigerators. It is in the smallest 6% of all fridges when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

essentials cur50w12, fridge50cm

Barcodes:

05017416387002

Essentials CUR50W12

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