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The best freezers on the market for long-term storage of food
Compare top brands including Liebherr, Bosch and AEG
Independent & impartial evaluation of every freezer based on features, reviews and price
To Find the Best Freezers We Impartially Analysed: 2,510 Freezer Models 4,320 Freezer Reviews 1,740 Freezer Prices
To Find the Best Freezers We Impartially Analysed:
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#2

87

AEG ATB81011

3 Reviews
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$720.40

eBay
85L
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595mm
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850mm
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$380
Over 10 years
Feb 2017
A top-rated and very economical to run 85L capacity freezer, with features and a reasonable price
#3

84

Midea HS‑185C(N)

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$387.00

Walmart
142L
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730mm
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850mm
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(Unknown)
Dec 2014
A fully featured and stunningly economical to run 142L capacity freezer, with a fair price
#4

83

Zanussi ZFX31401WA

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$232.66

eBay
30L
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439mm
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510mm
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$240
Over 10 years
May 2015
A remarkably economical to run and fully featured 30L capacity freezer
#5

83

AEG AHB92231

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$695.48

eBay
223L
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1,201mm
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868mm
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$250
Over 10 years
Mar 2017
A staggeringly economical to run and fully featured 223L capacity freezer, with a reasonable price
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#6

83

Bosch GID18A30

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$609.40

eBay
94L
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541mm
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874mm
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$300
Over 10 years
Sep 2015
An economical to run and fully featured 94L capacity freezer, with a fair price
#7

83

Siemens GI18DA30

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$615.52

eBay
94L
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541mm
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874mm
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$300
Over 10 years
Nov 2015
A fully featured and stunningly economical to run 94L capacity freezer, with a reasonable price
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#8

83

Bosch GSN36AW40

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$1,375.11

eBay
237L
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600mm
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1,860mm
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$310
Over 10 years
Nov 2015
A fully featured and spectacularly economical to run 237L capacity freezer, with a fair price
#9

83

Bosch GSN36AI40

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$1,512.16

eBay
237L
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600mm
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1,860mm
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$310
Over 10 years
Oct 2015
A fully featured and spectacularly economical to run 237L capacity freezer, with a fair price
#10

83

Gorenje FI5092AW

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$520.65

eBay
96L
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540mm
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875mm
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$310
Over 10 years
Jul 2014
A fully featured and amazingly economical to run 96L capacity freezer, with a good price
#11

83

Siemens GS36NAW40

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$1,364.30

eBay
237L
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600mm
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1,860mm
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$310
Over 10 years
May 2016
An amazingly economical to run and fully featured 237L capacity freezer, with a reasonable price
#12

83

AEG ABB68821LS

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$694.35

eBay
98L
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540mm
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873mm
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$320
Over 10 years
Jan 2017
A fully featured and breathtakingly economical to run 98L capacity freezer, with a good price
#13

82

Frigidaire FFFH17F2QW

50 Reviews + 1 Award
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$519.00

eBay
453L
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863.6mm
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1,524mm
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$870
Over 10 years
Jan 2015
An award winning and best selling upright freezer, with very good features and a stunningly high 453L freezer net capacity
#14

82

Gorenje FI4061

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$371.57

eBay
53L
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540mm
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575mm
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$350
Over 10 years
Aug 2013
A fully featured and very economical to run 53L capacity freezer, with a fair price
#15

82

Siemens GS51NAW41

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$1,042.42

eBay
286L
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700mm
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1,610mm
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$350
Over 10 years
Jan 2015
A fully featured and very economical to run 286L capacity freezer, with a good price
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#16

82

Bosch GSN51AW41

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$1,059.08

eBay
286L
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700mm
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1,610mm
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$350
Over 10 years
Oct 2014
A very economical to run and fully featured 286L capacity freezer, with a good price
#17

82

Siemens GS51NFW40

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$1,130.52

eBay
286L
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700mm
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1,610mm
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$350
Over 10 years
Jul 2013
A fully featured and very economical to run 286L capacity freezer, with a reasonable price
#18

81

AEG AHB72221

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$790.63

eBay
216L
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1,061mm
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868mm
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$360
Over 10 years
Mar 2017
A very economical to run and fully featured 216L capacity freezer, with a reasonable price
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#19

81

Bosch GSV24VW31G

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$765.99

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173L
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600mm
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1,460mm
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$370
Over 10 years
Jan 2016
A fully featured and very economical to run 173L capacity freezer, with a reasonable price

81

Siemens GS54NAW41

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$1,167.79

eBay
323L
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700mm
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1,760mm
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$380
Over 10 years
Nov 2014
A very economical to run and fully featured upright freezer, with a reasonable price and an extremely high 323L freezer net capacity

81

AEG ABB68211AF

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$966.19

eBay
95L
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596mm
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815mm
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$380
Over 10 years
Jan 2017
A very economical to run and fully featured 95L capacity freezer, with a reasonable price

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

QWhat is the difference between 'net' and 'gross' capacity?
AYou see 2 capacities used for fridges and freezers - gross capacity refers to the total inside capacity of the appliance, while net capacity is the total *usable* capacity, after discounting the volume taken up by shelves, plastic moulding, etc.
QWhat is the average noise level of a freezer?
AThe average noise of a freezer is around 40Db, making it very quiet indeed, and hardly noticeable, even in a quiet kitchen.
QWhat does 'freezing capacity' mean?
AFreezing capacity refers to the volume of food that the freezer is capable of freezing in a set period. The larger the amount, the more quickly it will be frozen.
QWhat is a 'chest freezer'?
AChest freezers are lower, wider freezers with the lid mounted on the top rather than at the front. This horizontal arrangement allows for more food to be stored, and larger individual items to fit into the freezer. However there are normally fewer compartments, and the freezer itself takes up far more floor space.

Freezer Buying Guide

Capacity

A dedicated freezer is ideal for families that need to store large quantities of frozen food. Often they can be combined with a matching fridge to create a huge fridge freezer combined of two appliances placed next to each other. They key is to make sure that the freezer door is reversible, which will allow your combined fridge freezer unit doors to both open from the middle.

Advances in insulation technology have allowed freezer manufacturers to increase the available space inside modern freezer units. The biggest upright freezers have over 350 litres of internal storage and the largest chest freezer can have nearly 600 litres of internal storage - that's enough to store three supermarket shopping trolleys full of food!

Frost Free Interior

Older freezers and some budget models require periodic defrosting which means switching the freezer off, removing all the food, and catching all the thawing ice in a tray. This is necessary to prevent excessive frost build up inside the freezer and to keep it operating efficiently.

Many freezers have frost free technology. This means that no defrosting is required and the freezer will not frost up over time. They work by controlling the humidity level inside the freezer to prevent frost particles from forming.

Easy Access Drawers

Some freezers come with easy to access pull out drawers. Transparent draw fronts make it easy to see what's stored inside and smooth sliding rails make pulling the drawer out effortless. Look out for deep drawer sizes which can be useful for storing bulky items.

Ice Makers

Built in ice makers are available in some stand alone freezers. Commonly they make the ice in one of the drawers which can then be pulled out and used.

Most automatic ice makers will normally need a plumbed water connection within 1.5m of the freezer. Some freezers may have simpler, semi automatic ice makers that you must fill manually.

Other Features

LED Lighting: These low energy bulbs create bright illumination of all parts of your freezer and produce a very low level of heat.

Rapid Freezing: Rapid freezing lets you temporarily increase the freezing rate of the freezer so that new items freeze more quickly.

Variable Speed Compressors: Multiple speed settings lets the compressor run quietly in normal operation and also creates more consistent internal temperatures.

Digital Controls: Digital temperature controls let you set the internal temperature of the freezer precisely and are easier to use than vague temperature dials.

Warning Alarms: An alarm will sound if the freezer door has accidentally been left open or if the internal temperature of the freezer is too high.

Soft Close Doors: The freezer door gently closes itself as you push the door shut.

Installation Tips

It's best to measure the space that your freezer is to fit in several times to make sure that you don't make a mistake. In determining whether the freezer will fit you should consider the freezer door hinge position and the space required for the thickness of the freezer door when it is opened. Don't forget about the size of any openings or staircases that the freezer will have to pass through to get it to the installation location.

The air temperature around the freezer is important for optimal operation. Most freezers are designed to work inside a heated room, so don't install your freezer in a outbuilding unless it is specifically designed for that purpose. You should also ensure adequate ventilation to the rear of the freezer.

Once your freezer has been delivered you should leave it standing upright for 4 hours before switching it on if it was transported horizontally. If it was transported vertically then standing for 1 hour should be sufficient.

Freezer Retailers, Prices and Features

Freezer Prices

We currently list 55 freezers ranging from $173 to $1,854. On average, a new freezer costs $837 and 80% of freezers are priced between $387 and $1,269. The Magic Chef MCUF3W2 is the cheapest freezer at only $173, and Bosch GSD36PI20 is the most expensive at $1,853.

Freezer Brands - Price Range

Neff freezers range in price from $1,136 to $1,136, and the average price of Neff freezers is $1,136 which is the highest average price of all freezer brands.

Bosch freezers start at $617 and their most expensive freezer costs $1,853. The average price of Bosch freezers is $1,108 which is the second highest average price of all freezer brands.

Siemens freezers range in price from $622 to $1,379, and the average price of Siemens freezers is $980 which is the third highest average price of all freezer brands.

Freezer Brands - Average Ratings

We have analysed 8 expert reviews and 2,577 user reviews for freezers written online and used these reviews to evaluate the average rating for each brand of freezer. The top rated freezer brand is Siemens with an average rating of 96%. The second best brand is Neff with 95% and the third best brand is Haier with 93%.

Biggest Freezer Retailers

We found 115 current offers for freezers from eBay making it the biggest freezer retailer. That is over 14 times bigger than the second biggest retailer, Best Buy for whom we found 8 current offers for freezers. The third biggest retailer is Walmart with 7 current freezer offers.

When Are Most New Freezers Released?

Over the last 3 years we couldn't see any noticeable trend in the release month for new freezers. Last year most new freezers were released in January, with 92 new freezers released that month. In July 2016 40 new freezers were released making it the biggest month that year for new freezer releases. April was the biggest month in 2015 for new freezers, with 101 new freezers released that month.

How Fast Do Freezer Prices Drop After Release?

In the first 6 months after release, freezers drop in price by 2% on average. That means a saving of $19 on a typical $837 new freezer if you wait 6 months before buying.

Freezer Net Capacities

This is the total usable (net) capacity of the freezer, measured in litres.

The freezer net capacities of freezers range from 30L to 1,000L. The freezer net capacities of the majority of freezers range from 73L to 120L. The FrigidaireFFFC22M6QW has the highest freezer net capacity. This freezer is a 612L capacity freezer and is on sale for $800.99. The FrigidaireFFFC22M6QW, which sells for $235.20, has the lowest freezer net capacity and is a 30L capacity freezer.

A higher capacity means that more food can be stored in the freezer at a time.

Types

We found 463 freezers that are upright freezers, which makes this the most frequently found type amongst new freezers. We found 177 freezers that are chest freezers, making this the second most common type amongst new freezers.

Widths

Comparing all freezers, the widths range from 439mm to 1,860mm. The FrigidaireFFFC22M6QW has the widest width. This freezer is a 1,860mm wide freezer and currently retails for $800.99. The FrigidaireFFFC22M6QW, which can be purchased for $235.20, has the narrowest width and is a 439mm wide freezer.

Heights

Comparing all freezers, the heights range from 492mm to 2,150mm. The BoschGSN58AW41 has the tallest height. This freezer is a 1,910mm high freezer and is priced at $1,251.03. The BoschGSN58AW41, which is on sale for $235.20, has the shortest height and is a 510mm high freezer.

Energy Efficiency of Freezers

The Energy Efficiency Class of a freezer shows how well it uses energy, and how much is unnecessarily wasted. Products are ranked from G to A++ in terms of how little energy they use compared to the norm.

The most frequently found energy efficiency rating amongst new freezers is A+. We found 354 freezers that have an energy efficiency rating of A+. We found 213 freezers that have an energy efficiency rating of A++, making this the second most frequently found energy efficiency rating amongst new freezers.

A freezer with a better energy efficiency rating will consume less energy whenever they are used, saving you money and making them better for the environment.

Biggest Freezer Retailers

The biggest freezer retailer by number of products currently for sale is eBay. We found 115 current freezer offers from eBay. The second biggest freezer retailer is Best Buy with 8 offers. That means eBay is over 14 times bigger than Best Buy when it comes to freezers. Walmart is the third biggest retailer with 7 current offers.

Which Are the Cheapest Retailers for Freezers?

The retailer that most frequently offered the cheapest price on freezers is eBay and offers the cheapest price on 111 freezers.

Proportion of Freezers for Which Each Retailer is Cheapest?

With the cheapest price on 96.5% of its freezers, eBay is most frequently the cheapest freezer retailer.