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Essentials CUR55W12

72

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Essentials CUR55W12

£99.00
Essentials CUR55W12

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A phenomenally cheap but 4 year old 97L capacity fridge, with OK running costs but only middle of the road features
97L Undercounter 845mm 553mm Jul 2013 A+
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Essentials CUR55W12 Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Essentials CUR55W12 number 211 in small fridges and number 375 across all fridges.
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Value for Money
Excellent
57
Features
Average Features
64
Age
4 Years Old
60
Running Costs
£490 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 fridges 2018.
Whilst this fridge has an energy efficiency rating of A+, its running costs of £490 over 10 years are in the most expensive 6% 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
Both your food and the appliance can be damaged. do not use it in any unheated area. reversible door hinges: this refrigerator has a reversible door
Please consult with installation experts such as our knowhow team to carry out door reversal
Very small fridge net capacity
Louder than average noise level

Essentials CUR55W12 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Brilliant Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £99.00 it is cheaper than 95% of fridges.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

Whilst this Essentials refrigerator has an energy efficiency rating of A+, the CUR55W12 is one of the more expensive to run refrigerators that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the CUR55W12 will cost £490 over 10 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This refrigerator was released in July 2013.

Features

Very Small Fridge Net Capacity

The Essentials CUR55W12's fridge net capacity of only 97L is smaller than average when compared to most other refrigerators. It is smaller than 89% of all fridges when ordered by this feature. The smallest fridge net capacity of fridges is 15L, the biggest is 590L, and the average fridge net capacity is 210L.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The Essentials CUR55W12's noise level of 42dB is louder than average when compared to most other refrigerators. It is in the loudest 10% of all fridges when ranked by this feature. The average noise level of all fridges is 38dB, with the quietest being 29dB and the loudest being 63dB.

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Only Two Shelves/baskets

Most fridges have between one and eight shelves/baskets, including the CUR55W12 which has two shelves/baskets.

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Very Small Fridge Gross Capacity

The fridge gross capacity of the Essentials CUR55W12 of only 102L is smaller than average when compared to most other refrigerators. It is smaller than 93% of all fridges when sorted by this feature. Across all the fridges the fridge gross capacities range from 15L to 590L, and the average fridge gross capacity is 220L.

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Very Small Total Gross Capacity

Refrigerators have total gross capacities of between 46L and 590L, and the average total gross capacity is 210L. The total gross capacity of the CUR55W12 of only 102L is smaller than average when compared to most other refrigerators. It is smaller than 89% of all refrigerators when ranked by this feature.

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T Climate Class

This fridge has a T|ST|ST.N climate class, which is the most frequently found climate class on refrigerators.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

essentials cur55w12

Barcodes:

05017416387125

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