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Hotpoint RLA36
RLA36P

£159.00
(753 reviews)
Hotpoint RLA36
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Our Verdict:
A bargain price and classic freestanding fridge, with very low running costs and good features
Freestanding 146L 850mm 590mm Mar 2015 A+|A++
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Hotpoint RLA36 Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Hotpoint RLA36 number 3 in small fridges and number 9 across all fridges.
96
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753 Reviews
98
Value for Money
Excellent
70
Features
Good Features
77
Age
3 Years Old
83
Running Costs
£280 Over 10 Years
98
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
88
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 88?

It has fantastic user reviews with 99% of buyers recommending this refrigerator to others. Looking across the entire Samsung refrigerator range, the average reviews for all Samsung fridges 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 fridges 2018.
This Hotpoint fridge has an energy efficiency classification of A++, and its running costs of £280 over 10 years are typical compared to the other 1,431 fridges that we have compared it to. View all energy saving refrigerators.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, product quality and it is robust.
The RLA36 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

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Hotpoint RLA36 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent User Reviews

RLA36 owners on average rated this fridge as excellent. 576 reviewers (76% of all reviewers) gave this fridge the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 99% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

42 owners who reviewed this fridge considered that it was good value for money.

Users Report Great Product Quality

25 owners who bought this fridge thought it was good quality.

  • Well made spacious fridge, temp control on the outside which is useful…
    Ljs51 (Tesco.com) - January 2013
  • We bought this a month ago to replace a built in appliance, we decided against another built in one as the write up on this item was so good and the built in one's are not usually such good quality…
    Mia007 (Tesco.com) - December 2013
  • Good quality…
    Blakey2 (Tesco.com) - November 2015
  • Good size fridge with all the features you would expect, good build quality and functional…
    Anonymous (Tesco.com) - September 2013
  • Happy to receive this fridge, roomy well designed no problems…
  • The fridge is large and well made…
    Gez65 (Tesco.com) - April 2014
  • Really nice quality, rivalling some more expensive brands…
  • Great build quality and feel to it…
    StefP (Ao.com) - September 2013
  • This fridge is well made…
    Jeannerobo (Ao.com) - December 2013
  • They have created the look we were after with an added bonus of excellent quality, huge capacity…
    Julian (Ao.com) - July 2016

Users Report That it is Robust

17 people who reviewed this fridge thought it was well made and three people who reviewed this fridge considered that it was strong and durable.

Customers Report Nice Design

14 owners who purchased this fridge agreed that it was good looking and 11 customers who purchased it reckoned that it was well designed.

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

33 owners who purchased it concluded that it was quiet.

Users Report That it is Easy to Clean

Six people considered that this fridge was easy to clean.

  • Brilliant for cleaning) It has great storage, they have really made good use of the space with the tray at the bottom…
  • It has good capacity, has sensibly designed shelves, is quiet in operation and easy to clean…
    Camas (Tesco.com) - January 2013
  • Easy to clean great purchase…
  • Seems easy to clean and the temp controls are on the front, easy to reach…
  • Easy to clean…
    J gun (Ao.com) - June 2016
  • It has plenty of room and is easy to clean - glass shelves can be popped in dishwasher…

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Five customers reckoned that it was easy to use.

Hotpoint Has Very Good Fridge Reviews

Based on 1,073 expert and user reviews (including 529 verified purchases), Hotpoint has very good ratings for its fridges. 99% of those that bought a Hotpoint refrigerator would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Excellent Technical Features

Three customers who purchased this fridge concluded that it had good features.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

11 people who reviewed it concluded that it was a good size and two people concluded that the product was compact.

Users Report Superior Storage

18 owners who bought the product reckoned that it had good shelves, eight customers wrote in their reviews that the product had good storage and five customers said in their reviews that it had good drawers. five customers who reviewed it mentioned that it had good compartments.

Value For Money

Amazingly Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £159.00 it is in the cheapest 23% of fridges.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this refrigerator is A++, and based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 10 year running cost of the RLA36 is £280, which is typical compared to the other 1,431 fridges.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Hotpoint released the RLA36 in March 2015.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Fridge Net Capacity

The fridge net capacity of the Hotpoint RLA36 of only 146L is smaller than 66% of all fridges when ordered by this feature. The average fridge net capacity of all fridges is 210L, with the smallest being 12L and the biggest being 1,000L.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Hotpoint RLA36 of 42dB is in the loudest 13% of all fridges when ordered by this feature. The quietest noise level of refrigerators is 29dB, the loudest is 55dB, and the average noise level is 38dB.

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Only One Fruit / Veg Drawer

Most refrigerators have between one and six fruit / veg drawers, including the Hotpoint RLA36 which has one fruit / veg drawer.

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Only Three Shelves / Baskets

Most refrigerators have between 1 and 11 shelves / baskets, including the Hotpoint RLA36 which has three shelves / baskets.

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Has a Water Dispenser

The Hotpoint RLA36 has a water dispenser, unlike 98% of fridges which do not have a water dispenser.

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Has an Anti-Bacterial Function

The Hotpoint RLA36 has an anti-bacterial function. 94% of refrigerators do not have an anti-bacterial function.

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Has a Thermostat

The Hotpoint RLA36 has a thermostat, unlike 77% of refrigerators which do not have a thermostat.

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Only Three Door Balconies

The Hotpoint RLA36 is a three door balconies refrigerator. Most of the other fridges have between one and six door balconies.

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Smaller Than Average Fridge Gross Capacity

The Hotpoint RLA36's fridge gross capacity of only 150L is smaller than 69% of all refrigerators when ordered by this feature. Fridges have fridge gross capacities of between 15L and 1,500L, and the average fridge gross capacity is 240L.

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Has a Reversible Doors

The Hotpoint RLA36 has a reversible doors. 75% of fridges also have a reversible doors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hotpoint rla36glarderfridgegraphite, hotpoint graphite142553, hotpoint hotfrdrla36p1w, hotpoint hotfrdrla36pw, hotpoint hotfrdrla36gx, hotpoint rla36ppremium, hotpoint 427f37230fa5, hotpoint rla36ggh, hotpoint rla36p1, guarantee rla36p, guarantee rla36g, hotpoint rla36g1, warranty rla36p, warranty rla36g, hotpoint 27n6m, labour rla36p, rla36g rla36g, mega rla36p

Barcodes:

05016108320945, 05016108349786, 05016108540060, 05016108540084, 05054645556267

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