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Should You Buy a LEC Freezer?

Updated 13 October 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a LEC Freezer?

LEC is one of the most popular freezer brands as well as being well known for its fridge freezers and fridges.

If you are wondering how LEC freezers compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 2,900 freezers by objectively and impartially analysing over 13,000 user and expert reviews and 6 awards from hundreds of different review sites.

The average price of a new LEC freezer is $299.

Is LEC the Best Freezer Brand?

So are LEC freezers any good? We give every freezer a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all freezers we are able to impartially rank all the freezer brands.

LEC is ranked the No. 8 best freezer brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that LEC is the 8th best freezer brand out there.

#1
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
95%
95%
620 reviews
#2
United States
83%
83%
2 reviews
#3
GE
United States
82%
82%
26 reviews
#4
AEG
Germany
80%
80%
225 reviews
#5
Italy
79%
79%
684 reviews
#6
Turkey
78%
78%
2,677 reviews
#7
China
65%
65%
124 reviews
#8
LEC
65%
65%
513 reviews
#9
Frigidaire
62%
62%
247 reviews
#10
Grundig
Germany
61%
61%
18 reviews
#11
Magic Chef
59%
59%
0 reviews
#12
Igenix
53%
53%
0 reviews
#13
Germany
53%
53%
0 reviews
#14
Danby
53%
53%
0 reviews

Let's look at how LEC freezers compare to the other freezer brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All freezer Brands
LEC Freezers

At an average purchase price of $299, LEC freezers tend to be more expensive than most other freezer brands. LEC also have better reviews than the typical freezer brand, with the average rating of a LEC freezer being 73%.

The average review score for a LEC freezer is 73%.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of LEC freezer is $65 (based on a person typically using a freezer for 24 hours per day), which makes them more efficient than most other freezer brands.

There's a smaller selection of LEC freezers available compared to other freezer brands, with only 1 LEC freezer currently on the market in the US.

No. Of Freezers
Average Price
$295
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $949
Price Distribution of All Freezers
No. Of Freezers
Average Price
$299
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $4,049
Price Distribution of LEC Freezers

What Do the LEC Freezer Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every LEC freezer to work out the average distribution of reviews for LEC and then compared this to the other freezer brands.

5 stars
367
4 stars
107
3 stars
15
2 stars
15
1 star
9
LEC has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its freezers than most other freezer brands.

Over 92% of user reviews for LEC freezers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 94% across all freezer brands.

Purchasers of LEC freezers frequently mentioned that the product had a good price.

How Many Industry Awards Have LEC Freezers Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for LEC freezers. The table below shows the number of awards given to the most popular freezer brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Number of Awards Samsung Frigidaire Beko Blomberg
Which? logo
2
1
1
reviewed.com logo
1
toptenreviews.com logo
1
Total
2
2
1
1

How Reliable Are LEC Freezers?

We checked over 13,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of LEC freezers. 10 of these reviews that mention reliability of which 92% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of LEC freezer owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

92% of reviewers think LEC freezers are reliable.

So, most people think that LEC freezers are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for LEC freezers that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

Well made
Amazon
good workmanship has gone into this chest freezer
amazon.co.uk
It's solidly built
ao.com

NOT RELIABLE

Faulty top door seal
Amazon

What is the Best Mid-Range LEC Freezer?

LEC U5511W

$305.70
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LEC U5511W
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LEC U5511W
83L
CAPACITY
40dB
NOISE LEVEL
15h
STORAGE TIME
4kg/24h
FREEZING
CAPACITY
3
SHELVES /
BASKETS
$366
OVER 10 YEARS
A+

A great mid range choice, priced at $305.70 is the LEC U5511W, which has a Kagoo Score of 87.

Features We Love:
Lower than average noise level (40dB)
Temperature alarm
No frost system
Built-in display
Reversible doors

A classic and very economical to run 83L capacity freezer, with a reasonable price and a very good spec. Purchasers report that this freezer isvery well designed, excellent in terms of power usage and very quiet.

96
Reviews
94 Reviews
87
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Value for Money
Very Good
93
Running Costs
$370 Over 10 Years
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Purchasers report that LEC U5511W has terrific user reviews with an average user rating of 91%, based on 94 reviews.

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The cheapest price that we could find for the U5511W in the US is $305.70 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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