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Hotpoint RLA36
RLA36P

£169.97
Hotpoint RLA36
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752 Reviews
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Good Features
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Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
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Value for Money
Excellent
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Age
3 Years Old
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Running Costs
£280 Over 10 Years
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A low cost and best selling freestanding refrigerator, good for individuals and couples
Freestanding 146L 850mm 590mm Mar 2015 A+|A++
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Hotpoint RLA36 Price History

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £181 to £169.97 in the last 14 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.

There is a 66% chance that the price of the Hotpoint RLA36 will go up, and a 34% chance that the price will go down in the next 2 weeks.

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Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Hotpoint RLA36 number 1 in best selling fridges, number 5 in small fridges and number 16 across all fridges.

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Kagoo Score
96
Reviews
63
Features
98
Popularity
98
Value for Money
71
Age
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Running Costs

85

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 85?

It has outstanding user reviews with 99% of buyers recommending this refrigerator to others. Looking across the entire Samsung refrigerator range, the average reviews for all Samsung refrigerators are also excellent.
This fridge is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer refrigerators with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest refrigerators 2018.
This Hotpoint fridge has an energy efficiency rating of A++, and its running costs of £280 over 10 years are typical compared to the other 1,466 refrigerators that we have compared it to. View all energy saving refrigerators.
The RLA36 is one of the best selling refrigerators currently on the market. View best selling refrigerators August 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a water dispenser
Has an anti-bacterial function
Smaller than average fridge net capacity
Louder than average noise level

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each fridge by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the fridge is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec fridges come to market, the older fridges will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Overall Review Score

The Hotpoint RLA36 has received an average review score of 91% based on 752 reviews.

Reviews Breakdown

75% of customers would recommend the Hotpoint RLA36.
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Average Rating of Hotpoint Refrigerators

We have checked 6 expert reviews and 5,450 user reviews for refrigerators written online and used this data to determine an average rating for Hotpoint refrigerators of 90%. This makes Hotpoint the 6th best fridge brand according to customer reviews.

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Features

Key Features

Smaller Than Average Fridge Net Capacity
Louder Than Average Noise Level
One Fruit / Veg Drawer
Only Three Shelves / Baskets
Has a Water Dispenser
Has an Anti-Bacterial Function
Has a Thermostat
Only Three Door Balconies
Smaller Than Average Fridge Gross Capacity
Has a Reversible Doors
Smaller Than Average Fridge Net Capacity

The fridge net capacity of the Hotpoint RLA36 of only 146L is smaller than average when compared to most other refrigerators. It is in the smallest 35% of all refrigerators when ordered by this feature. Across all the fridges the fridge net capacities range from 12L to 1,000L, and the average fridge net capacity is 210L.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

Refrigerators have noise levels of between 29dB and 55dB, and the average noise level is 38dB. The Hotpoint RLA36's noise level of 42dB is louder than average when compared to most other fridges. It is in the loudest 13% of all refrigerators when sorted by this feature.

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One Fruit / Veg Drawer
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The Hotpoint RLA36 is a one fruit / veg drawer fridge which is average compared to the other 902 refrigerators that we have assessed the number of fruit / veg drawers of.

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Only Three Shelves / Baskets

The Hotpoint RLA36 is a three shelf / basket refrigerator. Most of the other refrigerators have between 1 and 11 shelves / baskets.

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Has a Water Dispenser
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The Hotpoint RLA36 has a water dispenser, which is unusual. 96% of fridges do not have a water dispenser.

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Has an Anti-Bacterial Function

The Hotpoint RLA36 has an anti-bacterial function, which is unusual. 89% of refrigerators do not have an anti-bacterial function.

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Has a Thermostat

The Hotpoint RLA36 has a thermostat, unlike 73% of refrigerators which do not have a thermostat.

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Only Three Door Balconies

Most fridges have between one and six door balconies, including the Hotpoint RLA36 which has three door balconies.

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Smaller Than Average Fridge Gross Capacity

The average fridge gross capacity of all refrigerators is 240L, with the smallest being 15L and the biggest being 1,500L. The Hotpoint RLA36's fridge gross capacity of only 150L is in the smallest 32% of all refrigerators when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Reversible Doors

The Hotpoint RLA36 has a reversible doors, as do 76% of refrigerators.

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Popularity

Popularity

The Hotpoint RLA36 is currently ranked number 16 across all fridges.
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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A fridge with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

The price has dropped from £181 to £169.97 in the last 14 days. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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Age

Release Date

This refrigerator has been on the market since March 2015.

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When Are Most New Hotpoint Fridges Released?

Over the last 3 years we couldn't see any clear pattern in the release month for new Hotpoint refrigerators. January was the biggest month last year for new Hotpoint fridges, with five new Hotpoint fridges released that month. In October 2016 six new Hotpoint fridges were released making it the biggest month that year for new Hotpoint refrigerator releases. The biggest month in 2015 for new Hotpoint fridge releases was July, with 12 new Hotpoint refrigerators released that month.

How Fast Do Hotpoint Fridge Prices Drop After Release?

Most refrigerators drop in price by 2% in the first 6 months after release, however Hotpoint refrigerators tend to depreciate faster. On average, in the first 6 months after release, Hotpoint refrigerators drop in price by 5%. On a typical new Hotpoint refrigerator costing £480, by waiting 6 months before buying you could save on average £23.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This refrigerator has an energy efficiency rating of A++, and based on average energy prices we estimate that the RLA36 will cost £280 over 10 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,466 refrigerators.

Running Costs

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Electricity cost £279.65
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Total running cost over 10 years £279.65
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Running this fridge over 10 years will generate 1.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 36 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer's Description

RLA36G A+ Rated Larder Fridge with 146L Capacity in Graphite

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Hotpoint RLA36 Specification

Key Features
Case Design
Fridge Net Capacity
Height
Width
Performance
Noise Level
Thermostat
Temperature Range (Fridge)
Automatic Defrost Function (Fridge)
Climate Class
Fridge Gross Capacity
Design
Water Dispenser
Shelf Material
Bottle Rack
Egg Balcony
Door Balconies
Fruit / Veg Drawer
Shelf / Basket
Display Type
Reversible Doors
Door Hinge
Colour
Anti-Bacterial Coating
Ergonomics
Interior Light
Fridge Interior Light
Technical Details
AntiBacteria Function
Power
Annual Energy Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Depth
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Other Features
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Anti-Bacterial Function
Dairy Compartment
Electronic Control

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

hotpoint rla36glarderfridgegraphite, hotpoint hotfrdrla36pw, hotpoint hotfrdrla36gx, hotpoint rla36ppremium, hotpoint 427f37230fa5, hotpoint rla36p1wh, hotpoint rla36ggh, guarantee rla36p, guarantee rla36g, hotpoint rla36g1, warranty rla36g, warranty rla36p, rla36p1 rla36p, rla36g1 rla36g, hotpoint 27n6m, rla36g rla36g, labour rla36p, hotpoint 53cf, mega rla36p

Barcodes

05016108320945, 05016108349786, 05016108540060, 05016108540084, 05054645555680, 05054645556267

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