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Should You Buy a Hotpoint Fridge?

Updated 23 July 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Hotpoint Fridge?

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

If you are thinking about buying a Hotpoint fridge then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of fridge brands is compiled by analysing over 11,000 user and expert reviews and 3 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 2,600 fridges.

Hotpoint are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and moderately popular fridges. Their fridges start at $218 for the RSAAV22P which has a height of 850mm, a fridge net capacity of 96L and is a freestanding fridge and go up to $503 for the HSZ1801AA which has a height of 1,771mm, a fridge net capacity of 292L and is a built-in fridge. The average price of a new Hotpoint fridge is $359.

Hotpoint are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and moderately popular fridges.

Is Hotpoint the Best Fridge Brand?

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

Hotpoint is ranked the No. 10 best fridge brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Hotpoint is the 10th best fridge brand out there.

#1
AEG
Germany
95%
95%
266 reviews
#2
Italy
88%
88%
185 reviews
#3
Germany
83%
83%
233 reviews
#4
Avanti
78%
78%
29 reviews
#5
Magic Chef
78%
78%
12 reviews
#6
Fridgemaster
75%
75%
1,649 reviews
#7
Igenix
75%
75%
78 reviews
#8
United States
73%
73%
2 reviews
#9
LEC
73%
73%
383 reviews
#10
United States
72%
72%
765 reviews
#11
Germany
67%
67%
841 reviews
#12
Switzerland
67%
67%
115 reviews
#13
Slovenia
65%
65%
42 reviews
#14
Turkey
65%
65%
1,514 reviews
#15
CDA
United Kingdom
64%
64%
11 reviews
#16
Montpellier
63%
63%
47 reviews
#17
Galanz
61%
61%
0 reviews
#18
Germany
60%
60%
0 reviews
#19
Statesman
57%
57%
0 reviews
#20
Haier
China
55%
55%
0 reviews
#21
Thermador
54%
54%
0 reviews
#22
Frigidaire
53%
53%
0 reviews
#23
Monogram
51%
51%
0 reviews

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

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All fridge Brands
Hotpoint Fridges

At an average purchase price of $359, Hotpoint fridges tend to be cheaper than most other fridge brands. Hotpoint also have better reviews than the typical fridge brand, with the average rating of a Hotpoint fridge being 78%.

The average review score for a Hotpoint fridge is 78%.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Hotpoint fridge is $37 (based on a person typically using a fridge for 24 hours per day), which makes them more efficient than most other fridge brands.

There's a smaller selection of Hotpoint fridges available compared to other fridge brands, with only 2 Hotpoint fridges currently on the market in the United States. Whilst Hotpoint have a number of interesting features including Food Fresh Technology, overall they tend to be less feature rich than their competitors.

No. Of Fridges
Average Price
$590
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $7,099
Price Distribution of All Fridges
No. Of Fridges
Average Price
$359
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $6,399
Price Distribution of Hotpoint Fridges

What Do the Hotpoint Fridge Reviews Say?

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

5 stars
550
4 stars
164
3 stars
17
2 stars
10
1 star
24
Hotpoint has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its fridges than most other fridge brands.

Over 93% of user reviews for Hotpoint fridges are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 93% across all fridge brands.

Purchasers of Hotpoint fridges frequently mentioned that the product had a good price.

How Many Industry Awards Have Hotpoint Fridges Received?

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

Number of Awards Bosch Neff
Which? logo
2
1
Total
2
1

How Reliable Are Hotpoint Fridges?

We checked over 11,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Hotpoint fridges. 490+ of these reviews that mention reliability of which 97% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Hotpoint fridge owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

97% of reviewers think Hotpoint fridges are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

Good Build Quality
currys.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

Not robust
Amazon
Mediocre Build Quality
currys.co.uk
Being built under there is not much you can do with the interiour design
ao.com

Features to Look Out For On Hotpoint Fridges

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Hotpoint fridges that set them apart from the competition. These include Food Fresh Technology.

Hotpoint Food Fresh Technology

Hotpoint fridges that feature Food Fresh Technology include the Hotpoint HSZ1801AA ($501).

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