The RLA36G is an under counter freestanding fridge in a modern Graphite finish with 146l storage capacity which consists of 7 shelves and 1 large salad bin giving you flexibility to organise your...
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Owner Reviews Are Excellent
RLA36G owners on average rated this refrigerator 90 out of 100.
One person who purchased the product thought it was a bargain for the price. Paul wrote on Amazon “The bottom self to big cheap plastic and does crack” however he scored it 1 stars.
Hotpoint Has Good Reviews for Its Fridges
Whilst Hotpoint is one of the superior fridge manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and owners, Hotpoint has poor ratings specifically for its Freestanding refrigerators.
Has a Water Dispenser
Unlike most of the other Freestanding refrigerators that were released around the same time as the RLA36G which do not have a water dispenser, the Hotpoint RLA36G has a water dispenser.
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Price Has Recently Increased by £32.00
The RLA36G has increased in price by £32.00 in the last 51 days.
Only Two Fridge Number of Shelves/basketss
Most Freestanding refrigerators that are a similar age to the RLA36G have between two and seven fridge number of shelves/basketss, including the Hotpoint RLA36G which has two fridge number of shelves/basketss.
Quite Loud Noise Level
The Hotpoint RLA36G has one of the louder noise levels (42 decibels) amongst comparable spec refrigerators of this age. The quietest noise level of refrigerators of a similar age and spec to the RLA36G is 33dB and the loudest is 43dB.
Alternative fridges with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the LEC L6014[plb_2808042_price] (41dB and higher rated) or the Haier HRZ-186AA[plb_2808033_price] (41dB and cheaper).
3 Other reasons to consider the Hotpoint RLA36G
OK Running Costs
The energy efficiency classification of this Hotpoint refrigerator is A+, and the RLA36G is typical compared to the other 68 Freestanding refrigerators that were released more than a year ago that we have assessed for 24 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 24 year running cost of the RLA36G is £280.
Released Over a Year Ago
This Hotpoint refrigerator was released over a year ago.
Average Fridge Net Capacity
With a fridge net capacity of 146 liters, the Hotpoint RLA36G has a pretty standard fridge net capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec fridges that were released around the same time as the RLA36G.
If you are looking for a refrigerator with a bigger fridge net capacity then you might want to consider the White Knight L240H[plb_3287700_price] (234L) which is also cheaper.
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Total running cost over 10 years
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Running this fridge over 10 years will generate 1.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 36 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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