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Should You Buy an LG Fridge Freezer?

Updated 02 July 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy an LG Fridge Freezer?

LG is well known for it's TVs, PC monitors, washing machines and optical disc drives.

If you are thinking about buying an LG 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 LG fridge freezer is $922.

Is LG the Best Fridge Freezer Brand?

So are LG 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.

LG is ranked the No. 21 best fridge freezer brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that LG is the 21st best fridge freezer brand out there.

#1
AEG
Germany
95%
95%
123 reviews
#2
Germany
94%
94%
293 reviews
#3
Germany
89%
89%
1,296 reviews
#4
Italy
87%
87%
299 reviews
#5
Magic Chef
87%
87%
57 reviews
#6
Germany
87%
87%
169 reviews
#7
South Korea
85%
85%
2,328 reviews
#8
Turkey
81%
81%
7,114 reviews
#9
Slovenia
81%
81%
68 reviews
#10
United States
77%
77%
480 reviews
#11
China
77%
77%
169 reviews
#12
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
77%
77%
207 reviews
#13
Poland
75%
75%
6 reviews
#14
China
75%
75%
4,491 reviews
#15
75%
75%
93 reviews
#16
New Zealand
73%
73%
88 reviews
#17
Switzerland
72%
72%
181 reviews
#18
Italy
72%
72%
135 reviews
#19
United States
71%
71%
57 reviews
#20
Grundig
Germany
70%
70%
507 reviews
#21
LG
South Korea
66%
66%
460 reviews
#22
Italy
66%
66%
957 reviews
#23
United States
66%
66%
1,324 reviews
#24
LEC
66%
66%
693 reviews
#25
CDA
United Kingdom
65%
65%
3 reviews
#26
GE
United States
65%
65%
0 reviews
#27
Zanker
61%
61%
0 reviews
#28
Gaggenau
60%
60%
0 reviews
#29
KitchenAid
60%
60%
0 reviews
#30
Viking
59%
59%
0 reviews

Let's look at how LG 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
LG Fridge Freezers

At an average purchase price of $922, LG fridge freezers tend to be more expensive than most other fridge freezer brands. LG also have better reviews than the typical fridge freezer brand, with the average rating of a LG fridge freezer being 88%.

The average review score for a LG fridge freezer is 88%.

There's a smaller selection of LG fridge freezers available compared to other fridge freezer brands, with only 1 LG fridge freezer currently on the market in the United States. Whilst LG have a number of interesting features including Wi-Fi, Moisture Balance Crisper and smart diagnosis, overall they tend to be less feature rich than their competitors.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of LG fridge freezer is $89 (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
$746
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $8,499
Price Distribution of All Fridge Freezers
No. Of Fridge Freezers
Average Price
$922
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $8,299
Price Distribution of LG Fridge Freezers

What Do the LG Fridge Freezer Reviews Say?

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

LG logo

Expert Reviews

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

User Reviews

5 stars
377
4 stars
65
3 stars
6
2 stars
3
1 star
2
LG has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its fridge freezers than most other fridge freezer brands.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 98% of user reviews for LG fridge freezers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 94% and 92% respectively across all Fridge Freezer brands.

Looking at just the expert reviews, in the table below we compare the average review score given to LG 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
Trusted Reviews logo
93%
4 reviews
87%
6 reviews
93%
3 reviews
75%
2 reviews
Which? logo
100%
7 reviews
100%
5 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%
13 reviews
85%
7 reviews
90%
6 reviews
86%
5 reviews
68%
3 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have LG Fridge Freezers Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 2 industry awards for LG fridge freezers. The table below compares the number of awards given to LG to other popular fridge freezer brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

LG has won 2 awards for its fridge freezers.

Compare all award winning fridge freezers

Number of Awards Samsung Hisense Bosch LG Whirlpool
Which? logo
7
5
Trusted Reviews logo
2
2
2
reviewed.com logo
1
Total
10
2
5
2

How Reliable Are LG Fridge Freezers?

We checked over 33,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of LG fridge freezers. 20 of these reviews that mention reliability of which 90% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of LG fridge freezer owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

90% of reviewers think LG fridge freezers are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

One of the many things that I love about the fridge freezer is the built in water
ao.com
This was fixed by cutting the pipes with a sharp knife leaving a good seal
Argos.co.uk
feels sturdy
johnlewis.com

NOT RELIABLE

the fridge was immaculate with no damage
Argos.co.uk
I can't yet judge the reliability
ao.com

Features to Look Out For On LG Fridge Freezers

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of LG fridge freezers that set them apart from the competition. These include Wi-Fi, Moisture Balance Crisper and smart diagnosis.

LG Wi-Fi

LG fridge freezers that feature Wi-Fi include the LG GSL761 ($0).

LG Moisture Balance Crisper

LG fridge freezers that feature Moisture Balance Crisper include the LG GSL761 ($0).

LG Smart Diagnosis

LG fridge freezers that feature smart diagnosis include the LG GSL761 ($0).

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In This Guide
Should You Buy an LG Fridge Freezer?
Is LG the Best Fridge Freezer Brand?
What Do the LG Fridge Freezer Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have LG Fridge Freezers Received?
How Reliable Are LG Fridge Freezers?
Features to Look Out For On LG Fridge Freezers
LG Wi-Fi
LG Moisture Balance Crisper
LG Smart Diagnosis

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