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Should You Buy a Hotpoint Fridge Freezer?

Updated 01 August 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Hotpoint Fridge Freezer?

Hotpoint is well known for it's washing machines, tumble dryers, cookers and washer dryers. The company behind Hotpoint also manufacturers Whirlpool Fridge Freezers.

If you are thinking about buying a Hotpoint fridge freezer then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of fridge freezer brands is compiled by analysing over 33,000 user and expert reviews and 20 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 13,000 fridge freezers.

The average price of a new Hotpoint fridge freezer is $291.

Is Hotpoint the Best Fridge Freezer Brand?

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

Hotpoint is ranked the No. 25 best fridge freezer brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Hotpoint is the 25th best fridge freezer brand out there.

#1
Germany
95%
95%
293 reviews
#2
AEG
Germany
94%
94%
123 reviews
#3
Magic Chef
92%
92%
57 reviews
#4
Germany
91%
91%
1,290 reviews
#5
Italy
87%
87%
297 reviews
#6
Germany
86%
86%
168 reviews
#7
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
81%
81%
207 reviews
#8
South Korea
80%
80%
2,340 reviews
#9
Turkey
79%
79%
7,109 reviews
#10
78%
78%
93 reviews
#11
Slovenia
78%
78%
63 reviews
#12
United States
78%
78%
480 reviews
#13
Poland
75%
75%
6 reviews
#14
China
74%
74%
169 reviews
#15
Switzerland
72%
72%
201 reviews
#16
China
72%
72%
4,491 reviews
#17
Grundig
Germany
71%
71%
507 reviews
#18
United States
70%
70%
57 reviews
#19
White Knight
70%
70%
40 reviews
#20
New Zealand
69%
69%
88 reviews
#21
LEC
66%
66%
693 reviews
#22
Italy
66%
66%
2,098 reviews
#23
Italy
65%
65%
135 reviews
#24
Italy
65%
65%
956 reviews
#25
United States
65%
65%
1,324 reviews
#26
CDA
United Kingdom
64%
64%
3 reviews
#27
GE
United States
59%
59%
0 reviews
#28
Zanker
57%
57%
0 reviews
#29
Gaggenau
56%
56%
0 reviews
#30
KitchenAid
55%
55%
0 reviews

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

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All fridge freezer Brands
Hotpoint Fridge Freezers

There's a smaller selection of Hotpoint fridge freezers available compared to other fridge freezer brands, with only 1 Hotpoint fridge freezer currently on the market in the United States. Hotpoint fridge freezers also tend to be cheaper than most other fridge freezer brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.

Hotpoint have worse reviews than the typical fridge freezer brand, with the average rating of a Hotpoint fridge freezer being 75%. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Hotpoint fridge freezer is $78 (based on a person typically using a fridge freezer for 24 hours per day), which makes them less efficient than most other fridge freezer brands.

No. Of Fridge Freezers
Average Price
$702
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $6,999
Price Distribution of All Fridge Freezers
No. Of Fridge Freezers
Average Price
$291
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $9,499
Price Distribution of Hotpoint Fridge Freezers

What Do the Hotpoint Fridge Freezer Reviews Say?

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

Hotpoint logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
0
4 stars
1
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Hotpoint logo

User Reviews

5 stars
830
4 stars
318
3 stars
74
2 stars
25
1 star
76
Hotpoint has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its fridge freezers than most other fridge freezer brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 87% of user reviews for Hotpoint fridge freezers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 93% and 92% respectively across all Fridge Freezer brands.

Purchasers of Hotpoint fridge freezers frequently mentioned that the product was thoughtfully designed and had an environmentally responsible design.

Looking at just the expert reviews, in the table below we compare the average review score given to Hotpoint fridge freezers by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other fridge freezer brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Samsung Hisense Bosch LG Whirlpool Hotpoint
Trusted Reviews logo
93%
4 reviews
87%
6 reviews
93%
3 reviews
75%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
7 reviews
100%
4 reviews
reviewed.com logo
78%
1 review
74%
1 review
CNET.com logo
60%
1 review
gadgetshow.channel5.com logo
80%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
84%
1 review
smarthomemagazine.nl logo
80%
1 review
Average
88%
13 reviews
85%
7 reviews
90%
5 reviews
84%
4 reviews
68%
3 reviews
80%
1 review

How Many Industry Awards Have Hotpoint Fridge Freezers Received?

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

Compare all award winning fridge freezers

Number of Awards Samsung Hisense Bosch LG Whirlpool Hotpoint
Which? logo
7
4
Trusted Reviews logo
2
2
2
reviewed.com logo
1
Total
10
2
4
2

How Reliable Are Hotpoint Fridge Freezers?

We checked over 33,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Hotpoint fridge freezers. 90+ of these reviews that mention reliability of which 76% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Hotpoint fridge freezer owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

76% of reviewers think Hotpoint fridge freezers are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

Excellent Build Quality
Argos.co.uk
which were very reliable
johnlewis.com
trays are very well made
ao.com

NOT RELIABLE

Poor Build Quality
Argos.co.uk
The drawers on this model seem quite fragile
ao.com
Broke after 7months
Amazon
So apart from the long term reliability issues which i can't comment on yet i think it is by far the best fridge freezer we have ever had
amazon.co.uk
Mediocre Build Quality
johnlewis.com
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