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Should You Buy a Whirlpool Fridge?

Matthew
Updated 01 February 2021
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should you buy a Whirlpool Fridge?

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 Fridges.

If you are thinking about buying a Whirlpool 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 13,000 user and expert reviews and 40+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 2,600 fridges.

The average price of a new Whirlpool fridge is $462.

Is Whirlpool the Best Fridge Brand?

So are Whirlpool 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.

Whirlpool is ranked the No. 5 best fridge brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Whirlpool is the 5th best fridge brand out there.

#1
Avanti
95%
95%
29 reviews
#2
Igenix
88%
88%
157 reviews
#3
Magic Chef
71%
71%
12 reviews
#4
Germany
70%
70%
833 reviews
#5
United States
70%
70%
2 reviews
#6
Germany
69%
69%
114 reviews
#7
Slovenia
68%
68%
48 reviews
#8
Haier
China
58%
58%
0 reviews
#9
Galanz
53%
53%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Whirlpool 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
Whirlpool Fridges

At an average purchase price of $462, Whirlpool fridges tend to be more expensive than most other fridge brands. Whirlpool also have better reviews than the typical fridge brand, with the average rating of a Whirlpool fridge being 89%.

The average review score for a Whirlpool fridge is 89%.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Whirlpool fridge is $34 (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 Whirlpool fridges available compared to other fridge brands, with only 1 Whirlpool fridge currently on the market in the US.

No. Of Fridges
Average Price
$355
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,749
Price Distribution of All Fridges
No. Of Fridges
Average Price
$462
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,999
Price Distribution of Whirlpool Fridges

What Do the Whirlpool Fridge Reviews Say?

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

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

Over 100% of user reviews for Whirlpool fridges are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 91% across all fridge brands.

How Many Industry Awards Have Whirlpool Fridges Received?

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

Number of Awards Bosch Samsung Neff Hisense Beko
Which? logo
2
2
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
Total
2
2
1
1

What is the Best Budget Choice Whirlpool Fridge?

Whirlpool ARG146ALA

$478.39
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Whirlpool ARG146ALA
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Whirlpool ARG146ALA
146L
CAPACITY
37dB
NOISE LEVEL
4
SHELVES /
BASKETS
$260
OVER 10 YEARS
A++

At only $478.39 and with a Kagoo Score of 80 the Whirlpool ARG146ALA makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Quieter than average noise level (37dB)
Fresh zone compartment
Reversible doors
Climate class rating of T

A very economical to run and fully featured freestanding fridge, with a good price.

84
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Value for Money
Good
86
Running Costs
$260 Over 10 Years
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent

The cheapest price that we could find for the ARG146ALA in the US is $478.39 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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