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Hotpoint FZA36

Hotpoint FZA36
95
Reviews
383 Reviews
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Features
Good Features
89
Running Costs
$350 Over 10 Years
75
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A classic and very economical to run 73L capacity freezer, with a good spec.
73L Upright 590mm 850mm Mar 2015 A+,A++,A+++
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With outstanding reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Hotpoint FZA36 number 55 across all freezers.

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Kagoo Score
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Reviews
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Features
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Popularity
89
Running Costs

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this freezer to others.
This freezer is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer freezers with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest freezers 2018.
This Hotpoint freezer has running costs of $350 over 10 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,700 freezers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving freezers.
The FZA36 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a reversible doors
Has a No Frost system
Very low freezer net capacity
Higher than average noise level

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each freezer by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the freezer is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec freezers come to market, the older freezers will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Average Review Score

4.4 stars (383 reviews).

64%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
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What Are People Saying About the Hotpoint FZA36?

price
153
13
design
152
5
noise level
32
47
storage
18
7
ease of use
52
2
size and weight
35
9
capacity
20
2
defrosting
6
0
features
15
3
energy use
5
0
ease of cleaning
4
0
robustness
9
2
support
3
0
environmental considerations
1
0
157 Purchasers Thought it Was Priced Reasonably.
The Vast Majority of Buyers Mentioned That it Was Reliable.
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Strong and Durable
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Reliable
Well Made
Eight Out of Ten Owners Wrote in Their Review That This Freezer Was a Great Size.
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Good Size
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Easy to Carry Around
Lightweight
Compact
Heavy and Bulky
The Vast Majority of Customers Wrote in Their Review That This Freezer Was Thoughtfully Designed.
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Well Designed
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Good-Looking
Most Customers Mentioned That This Freezer Was Not Difficult to Use.
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Easy to Use
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Easy to Setup
Eight Out of Ten Buyers Wrote in Their Review That it Had Good Technical Features.
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Good Features
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Powerful Motor
Some People Thought the Product Was Good When it Came to Technical Guidance.
One Customer Thought it Had an Environmentally Responsible Design.
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49 Owners Said That This Freezer Did Not Have an OK Noise Level.
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Noisy
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Quiet
Quiet
Noisy
The Vast Majority of Purchasers Thought the Product Had a Large Capacity.
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Big Capacity
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Lots of Room
The Majority of Customers Said That the Product Used a Reasonable Amount of Energy.
Seven Out of Ten People Wrote in Their Review That the Product Had Better Storage.
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Good Drawers
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Good Storage
Good Shelves
Most Buyers Said That it Had a Good Defrost Feature.
Some Buyers Thought it Was Easy to Clean.

How Good Are Hotpoint Freezers?

We have checked 9 expert reviews and 10,026 user reviews for freezers and used this information to evaluate an average rating for Hotpoint freezers of 88%. This makes Hotpoint the 9th best freezer brand according to customer reviews.

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Features

Key Features

Very Low Freezer Net Capacity
Higher Than Average Noise Level
Shorter Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure
Smaller Than Average Freezing Capacity
Only Three Shelves / Baskets
Has a Reversible Doors
Very Small Freezer Gross Capacity
Has a No Frost System
Has a Thermostat
Has an Ice Cube Tray
Very Low Freezer Net Capacity

The freezer net capacity of the Hotpoint FZA36 of only 73L is in the lowest 7% of all freezers when sorted by this feature. Across all the freezers the freezer net capacities range from 22L to 1,000L, and the average freezer net capacity is 190L.

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Higher Than Average Noise Level

The Hotpoint FZA36's noise level of 49dB is higher than 99% of all freezers when ordered by this feature. The lowest noise level of freezers is 34dB, the highest is 61dB, and the average noise level is 41dB.

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Shorter Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure

The storage time during power failure of the Hotpoint FZA36 of only 8h is very short compared to most other freezers. It is in the shortest 2% of all freezers when ranked by this feature. The storage time during power failures of freezers range from 2h to 100h, and the average storage time during power failure is 26h.

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Smaller Than Average Freezing Capacity

The Hotpoint FZA36's freezing capacity of only 8kg/24h is smaller than average when compared to most other freezers. It is smaller than 87% of all freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Only Three Shelves / Baskets

The Hotpoint FZA36 is a three shelf / basket freezer. Most of the other freezers have between one and nine shelves / baskets.

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Has a Reversible Doors

The Hotpoint FZA36 has a reversible doors. 51% of freezers also have a reversible doors.

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Very Small Freezer Gross Capacity

The Hotpoint FZA36's freezer gross capacity of only 100L is in the smallest 15% of all freezers when ranked by this feature. The average freezer gross capacity of all freezers is 220L, with the smallest being 18L and the largest being 1,500L.

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Has a No Frost System

The Hotpoint FZA36 has a No Frost system, unlike 70% of freezers which do not have a No Frost system.

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Has a Thermostat

The Hotpoint FZA36 has a thermostat, which is unusual. 71% of freezers do not have a thermostat.

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Has an Ice Cube Tray

The Hotpoint FZA36 has an ice cube tray. 78% of freezers do not have an ice cube tray.

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Has a Defrost Function

The Hotpoint FZA36 has a defrost function, unlike 72% of freezers which do not have a defrost function.

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Has a Temperature Alarm

The Hotpoint FZA36 has a temperature alarm, unlike 73% of freezers which do not have a temperature alarm.

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Popularity

The Hotpoint FZA36 is currently ranked number 55 across all freezers.
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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The FZA36 is typical compared to the other 1,700 freezers that we have looked at for 10 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 10 year running cost of the FZA36 is $350.

Running Costs

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Electricity cost $382.53
Electricity cost when on standby $0.00
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Total running cost over 10 years $382.53
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Running this freezer over 10 years will generate 2.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 55 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer's Description

Four-star storage and a great capacity of 100 litres is only the starting point with Hotpoint.

How Big is the Hotpoint FZA36?

The Hotpoint FZA36 is 590mm wide and 850mm tall. It is 620mm deep and weighs 36.7kg.

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Hotpoint FZA36 Specification

Key Features
Freezer Net Capacity
Type
Width
Height
Performance
Noise Level
Storage Time During Power Failure
Fast Freeze Function
No Frost System
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Climate Class
Thermostat
Star Rating
Freezing Capacity
Freezer Gross Capacity
Ice Cube Tray
Defrost Function
Design
Case Design
Shelf / Basket
Reversible Doors
Door Hinge
Colour
Ergonomics
Temperature Alarm
Power
Annual Energy Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight (Incl. Packaging)
Weight
Installation Compartment Dimensions (WxDxH)
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

hotpoint shandbookmodelfza36p, hotpoint shandbookmodelfza36g, hotpoint hotufzfza36pw, hotpoint hotufzfza36gg, hotpoint 0cee0a27ed1f, hotpoint 100litre, hotpoint fza36g1, guarantee fza36p, warranty fza36p, hotpoint fza36p, summer fza36p, mega fza36p

Barcodes

01332543123007, 05016108780688, 05016108780695, 05054645556151, 05054645556168

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