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Should You Buy a Whirlpool Fridge Freezer?

Matthew
Updated 07 November 2020
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should you buy a Whirlpool Fridge Freezer?

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

If you are thinking about buying a Whirlpool 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 37,000 user and expert reviews and 30+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 13,000 fridge freezers.

The average price of a new Whirlpool fridge freezer is $883.

Is Whirlpool the Best Fridge Freezer Brand?

So are Whirlpool 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.

Whirlpool is ranked the No. 7 best fridge freezer brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Whirlpool is the 7th best fridge freezer brand out there.

#1
Magic Chef
95%
95%
57 reviews
#2
South Korea
88%
88%
1,923 reviews
#3
AEG
Germany
87%
87%
111 reviews
#4
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
81%
81%
360 reviews
#5
Switzerland
71%
71%
206 reviews
#6
China
70%
70%
165 reviews
#7
United States
70%
70%
58 reviews
#8
Igenix
69%
69%
12 reviews
#9
Germany
62%
62%
291 reviews
#10
Poland
62%
62%
6 reviews
#11
Italy
61%
61%
182 reviews
#12
Italy
61%
61%
291 reviews
#13
Grundig
Germany
60%
60%
454 reviews
#14
New Zealand
59%
59%
92 reviews
#15
Westinghouse
56%
56%
0 reviews
#16
Zanker
52%
52%
0 reviews
#17
Gaggenau
52%
52%
0 reviews
#18
KitchenAid
51%
51%
0 reviews
#19
GE
United States
51%
51%
0 reviews
#20
Viking
50%
50%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Whirlpool 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
Whirlpool Fridge Freezers

At an average purchase price of $883, Whirlpool fridge freezers tend to be cheaper than most other fridge freezer brands.

The average review score for a Whirlpool fridge freezer is 73%.

There's a smaller selection of Whirlpool fridge freezers available compared to other fridge freezer brands, with only 2 Whirlpool fridge freezers currently on the market in the US. Whirlpool also have worse reviews than the typical fridge freezer brand, with the average rating of a Whirlpool fridge freezer being 73%.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Whirlpool fridge freezer is $83 (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
$925
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $2,999
Price Distribution of All Fridge Freezers
No. Of Fridge Freezers
Average Price
$883
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $5,599
Price Distribution of Whirlpool Fridge Freezers

What Do the Whirlpool Fridge Freezer Reviews Say?

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

Whirlpool logo

Expert Reviews

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

User Reviews

5 stars
22
4 stars
25
3 stars
1
2 stars
4
1 star
3
Whirlpool has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its fridge freezers than most other brands.

Over 67% of expert reviews and 85% of user reviews for Whirlpool fridge freezers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% and 90% respectively across all Fridge Freezer brands.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Whirlpool 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 LG Bosch Whirlpool
Trusted Reviews logo
93%
4 reviews
87%
6 reviews
93%
3 reviews
75%
2 reviews
Which? logo
100%
10 reviews
100%
1 review
100%
4 reviews
reviewed.com logo
78%
1 review
74%
1 review
agdmaniak.pl logo
90%
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%
16 reviews
85%
7 reviews
89%
6 reviews
90%
5 reviews
68%
3 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Whirlpool Fridge Freezers Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Whirlpool fridge freezers. The table below shows the number of awards received by 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 LG Bosch Whirlpool
Which? logo
10
1
4
Trusted Reviews logo
2
2
2
reviewed.com logo
1
Total
13
2
3
4

How Reliable Are Whirlpool Fridge Freezers?

We checked over 37,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Whirlpool fridge freezers. 78% of reviews that mention reliability were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Whirlpool fridge freezer owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

78% of reviewers think Whirlpool fridge freezers are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

if you don't mind the rather plasticky handles then the Whirlpool BSNF 9152 OX delivers solid performance
Trusted Reviews
despite these minor flaws i can't really fault the Whirlpool ART6550 it has been very reliable so far
ao.com
only downside to the freezer Is the top drawer has a built in section for ice cubes
Tesco.com

NOT RELIABLE

The refrigerator door handle broke after 2 years with normal use
Bestbuy.com
i do not like to do this as i hate the thought of milk leaking in my lovely new fridge freezer
Tesco.com
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