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Hotpoint RLFM171P
Hotpoint RLFM171P
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Hotpoint RLFM171P Fridge

Freestanding 342L 1,750mm 600mm May 2015
Case Design Fridge Net Capacity Height Width Release Date £333.70 Electricity cost over 10 years
Owner reviews are poor
Poor design
Recent price increase of 22%
12 Reviews
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Reasonably Priced

One customer who purchased it concluded that it was good value for money. Bob gave the Hotpoint RLFM171 a score of 5 stars and he said on Amazon “Arrived very promptly, good delivery, very competitive price” in his review of the Hotpoint RLFM171.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One customer who reviewed it considered that it was a good size. Two years ago Bob scored the Hotpoint RLFM171 5 stars and he said in his review “Fridge good size, really good”.



A few Hotpoint RLFM171 reviewers who bought the Hotpoint RLFM171 considered that it was easy to damage or scratch. Cv Reid wrote in their review “The light has broken”. Two years ago Film Fan said “Mine has broken after just 4 months of use”.

Two Vegetable Drawers

The Hotpoint RLFM171P is a two vegetable drawer refrigerator. Most of the other refrigerators of a similar age and spec to this fridge have between one and two vegetable drawers.

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Poor Design

A few people wrote in their reviews that it was not a good design. Two years ago Film Fan wrote in their review of this fridge “Very poor handle design” and gave it a rating of 20 out of 100. Film Fan also wrote “The handle is a very poor design”. Johnsnotes wrote in their review of this fridge “The design is awful”.


Acceptable Noise Level

One Hotpoint RLFM171 owner mentioned in their reviews that the Hotpoint RLFM171 was quiet. Barbara Steward wrote in her review on Amazon three years ago “It keeps the food cold and runs quietly.” nonetheless she only scored it 3 stars.

Better Storage

One Hotpoint RLFM171 owner concluded that it had good drawers. Cv Reid wrote “The plastic chiller drawer cracked easily”.

One customer concluded that this fridge had good storage. Cv Reid said on Amazon last year “It is not a robust item, which is a shame because it has spacious storage” in their review but in spite of that they gave the product a score of 1 stars.

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Hotpoint Fridges Have Good Reviews

Hotpoint has poor reviews for its big fridge net capacity refrigerators, however it has good average reviews when measured across its entire refrigerator range.

Owner Reviews Are Poor

On average, based on 12 owner reviews this fridge has an overall owner rating of 43 out of 100. It seems that users are not that keen on this refrigerator.


Fairly Loud Noise Level

The RLFM171P has one of the louder noise levels (43 decibels) amongst big fridge net capacity refrigerators of this age. Across all the similar spec fridges that have been around for more than a year the noise levels range from 34dB to 55dB, and the average noise level is 39dB.

We compared all the other 43dB noise level fridges to this fridge and we think the Hotpoint RLFM151P (£296.00) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Running Costs Are OK

The efficiency rating of this Hotpoint fridge is A+, and the RLFM171P has an average 24 year running cost of £334 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 76 big fridge net capacity refrigerators that were released more than a year ago.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this refrigerator was released.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 772801971rlfm171p, hotpoint rlfm171p, labour rlfm171p, summer rlfm171p, rlfm171g
Barcodes 05016108778029

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