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Home Freezers Should You Buy a Whirlpool Freezer?

Should You Buy a Whirlpool Freezer?

Updated 02 October 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Whirlpool Freezer?

Whirlpool is well known for its washing machines, dishwashers, microwaves and washer dryers. The company behind Whirlpool also manufacturers Indesit, Bauknecht, Hotpoint-Ariston and Hotpoint Freezers.

If you are thinking about buying a Whirlpool freezer then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of freezer brands is compiled by analysing over 13,000 user and expert reviews and 6 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 2,900 freezers.

Whirlpool are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular freezers and start at $165 for the AFB which has a freezer net capacity of 89L, a height of 880mm and is an upright freezer and go up to $780 for the UW8F2 which has a freezer net capacity of 260L, a height of 1,875mm and is an upright freezer. The average price of a new Whirlpool freezer is $460.

Whirlpool are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular freezers.

Is Whirlpool the Best Freezer Brand?

So are Whirlpool 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.

Whirlpool is ranked the No. 2 best freezer brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Whirlpool is the 2nd 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 Whirlpool 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
Whirlpool Freezers

There's a wide selection of Whirlpool freezers available compared to other freezer brands, with 3 Whirlpool freezers currently on the market in the US. At an average purchase price of $460, Whirlpool freezers also tend to be more expensive than most other freezer brands.

Whirlpool have a number of great features including 6th Sense Freeze Control and Xlent Fit Design which sets them apart from the competition. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Whirlpool 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.

However Whirlpool have worse reviews than the typical freezer brand, with the average rating of a Whirlpool freezer being 65%.

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
$460
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $4,049
Price Distribution of Whirlpool Freezers

What Do the Whirlpool Freezer Reviews Say?

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

5 stars
1
4 stars
0
3 stars
0
2 stars
1
1 star
0
Whirlpool has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its freezers than most other freezer brands.

Over 50% of user reviews for Whirlpool freezers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 94% across all freezer brands.

How Many Industry Awards Have Whirlpool Freezers Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Whirlpool 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

Features to Look Out For On Whirlpool Freezers

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Whirlpool freezers that set them apart from the competition. These include 6th Sense Freeze Control and Xlent Fit Design.

Whirlpool 6th Sense Freeze Control

Whirlpool freezers that feature 6th Sense Freeze Control include the Whirlpool UW8F2 ($780).

Whirlpool Xlent Fit Design

Whirlpool freezers that feature Xlent Fit Design include the Whirlpool UW8F2 ($780).

What is the Best High End Whirlpool Freezer?

Whirlpool UW8F2

$780.13
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Whirlpool UW8F2
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Whirlpool UW8F2
260L
CAPACITY
41dB
NOISE LEVEL
24h
STORAGE TIME
22.5kg/24h
FREEZING
CAPACITY
5
SHELVES /
BASKETS
$506
OVER 10 YEARS
A++

If you're looking for a high end Whirlpool freezer then the Whirlpool UW8F2 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 72, but is a bit more expensive at $780.13.

Features We Love:
6th Sense Freeze Control
Xlent Fit Design
High freezer capacity (260L - 14 bags of shopping)
Large freezing capacity (22.5kg/24h)
Temperature alarm

A fully featured and economical to run 260L capacity freezer.

80
Features
Fully-Featured
63
Value for Money
Good
76
Running Costs
$510 Over 10 Years
72
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the UW8F2 in the US is $780.13 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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