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Hotpoint RLFM171P

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Hotpoint RLFM171P

Hotpoint RLFM171P
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A good spec but 3 year old 342L capacity refrigerator, with moderate running costs and very good user reviews
342L Free­standing 1,750mm 600mm May 2015 A+
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Hotpoint RLFM171P Review

With very good features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Hotpoint RLFM171P number 172 in large fridges and number 687 across all fridges.
74
Reviews
20 Reviews
79
Features
Good Features
77
Age
2 Years Old
66
Running Costs
£330 Over 10 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It has below average user reviews with an average user rating of 46%, based on 20 reviews. Siemens refrigerators have excellent reviews in general.
This fridge is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better refrigerators are available. View the latest refrigerators 2018.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £330 over 10 years are typical compared to the other 695 fridges that we have compared it to. View all energy saving refrigerators.
Customers report that it is not robust and unimpressive design.
This Hotpoint fridge has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average fridge net capacity
Two fruit/vegetable drawers
Louder than average noise level

Hotpoint RLFM171P In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Poor Owner Reviews

Owners have rated this Hotpoint fridge on average 46%. It seems that owners really don't rate this refrigerator very highly.

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Customers Report That it is Not Robust

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that the Hotpoint RLFM171P was easy to damage or scratch and two customers concluded that the product was not strong and durable.

Customers Report Poor Design

Six customers mentioned that it was not well designed.

Hotpoint Has Very Good Refrigerator Reviews

We checked 388 user and expert reviews (including 373 verified purchases) for Hotpoint refrigerators and found that on average Hotpoint has very good reviews. 99% of those that bought a Hotpoint refrigerator would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this fridge is A+. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 10 year running cost of the RLFM171P is £330, which is typical compared to the other 695 refrigerators.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Hotpoint released the RLFM171P in May 2015.

Features

Bigger Than Average Fridge Net Capacity

The fridge net capacity of the RLFM171P of 342L is bigger than average when compared to most other refrigerators. It is bigger than 85% of all refrigerators when ordered by this feature. Fridges have fridge net capacities of between 15L and 590L, and the average fridge net capacity is 210L.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise levels of refrigerators range from 29dB to 63dB, and the average noise level is 38dB. The noise level of the RLFM171P of 43dB is louder than average when compared to most other refrigerators. It is louder than 94% of all refrigerators when sorted by this feature.

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Five Shelves/baskets

The RLFM171P has five shelves/baskets which is average compared to the other 632 refrigerators that we have assessed the number of shelves/baskets of.

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Two Fruit/vegetable Drawers

Most fridges have between one and four fruit/vegetable drawers, including the RLFM171P which has two fruit/vegetable drawers.

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Has a Defrost Function

The Hotpoint RLFM171P has a defrost function. 91% of fridges do not have a defrost function.

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T Climate Class

This refrigerator has a T|SN|T (Tropical)|SN (Subnormal)|SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical)|A+ climate class, which is the most frequently found climate class on refrigerators.

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Bigger Than Average Fridge Gross Capacity

The fridge gross capacity of the RLFM171P of 346L is in the biggest 18% of all refrigerators when sorted by this feature. Across all the refrigerators the fridge gross capacities range from 15L to 590L, and the average fridge gross capacity is 220L.

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Has a Multi-Airflow System

The RLFM171P has a multi-airflow system, which is unusual. 92% of refrigerators do not have a multi-airflow system.

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Larger Than Average Total Gross Capacity

The total gross capacity of the Hotpoint RLFM171P of 346L is larger than average when compared to most other refrigerators. It is larger than 82% of all fridges when sorted by this feature. Refrigerators have total gross capacities of between 46L and 590L, and the average total gross capacity is 210L.

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Has an Anti-Bacterial Function

The RLFM171P has an anti-bacterial function. 94% of refrigerators do not have an anti-bacterial function.

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Four Door Balconies

Most fridges have between one and seven door balconies, including the RLFM171P which has four door balconies.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hotpoint rlfm171p, 772801971rlfm171p, summer rlfm171p, rlfm171g

Barcodes:

05016108778029

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