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Should You Buy an AEG Fridge?

Updated 19 September 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy an AEG Fridge?

AEG is well known for its ovens, washing machines, tumble dryers and hobs.

If you are wondering how AEG fridges compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 2,600 fridges by objectively and impartially analysing over 11,000 user and expert reviews and 4 awards from hundreds of different review sites.

AEG are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular fridges. Their fridges start at $638 for the SKB51021AS which has a height of 1,021mm, a fridge net capacity of 181L and is a built-in fridge and go up to $761 for the SKB8181VDC which has a height of 1,770mm, a fridge net capacity of 310L and is a built-in fridge. The average price of a new AEG fridge is $700.

AEG are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular fridges.

Is AEG the Best Fridge Brand?

So are AEG 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.

AEG is ranked the No. 4 best fridge brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that AEG is the 4th best fridge brand out there.

#1
Avanti
95%
95%
29 reviews
#2
Germany
92%
92%
233 reviews
#3
Switzerland
85%
85%
115 reviews
#4
AEG
Germany
84%
84%
266 reviews
#5
Fridgemaster
84%
84%
1,649 reviews
#6
United States
84%
84%
2 reviews
#7
LEC
83%
83%
315 reviews
#8
Igenix
79%
79%
78 reviews
#9
Magic Chef
73%
73%
12 reviews
#10
Galanz
70%
70%
0 reviews
#11
China
68%
68%
290 reviews
#12
Slovenia
68%
68%
42 reviews
#13
Turkey
68%
68%
1,508 reviews
#14
Italy
67%
67%
189 reviews
#15
CDA
United Kingdom
67%
67%
11 reviews
#16
Statesman
62%
62%
0 reviews
#17
Haier
China
57%
57%
0 reviews
#18
Frigidaire
56%
56%
0 reviews
#19
Thermador
54%
54%
0 reviews
#20
Monogram
54%
54%
0 reviews

Let's look at how AEG 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
AEG Fridges

At an average purchase price of $700, AEG fridges tend to be more expensive than most other fridge brands. AEG also have better reviews than the typical fridge brand, with the average rating of a AEG fridge being 87%.

The average review score for a AEG fridge is 87%.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of AEG fridge is $30 (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 AEG fridges available compared to other fridge brands, with only 2 AEG fridges currently on the market in the US. Whilst AEG have a number of interesting features including Coolmatic and SoftClose Door, overall they tend to be less feature rich than their competitors.

No. Of Fridges
Average Price
$489
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $6,899
Price Distribution of All Fridges
No. Of Fridges
Average Price
$700
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $2,949
Price Distribution of AEG Fridges

What Do the AEG Fridge Reviews Say?

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

5 stars
185
4 stars
58
3 stars
8
2 stars
3
1 star
12
AEG has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its fridges than most other fridge brands.

Over 91% of user reviews for AEG fridges are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 92% across all fridge brands.

How Many Industry Awards Have AEG Fridges Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for AEG 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 Samsung
Which? logo
2
1
1
Total
2
1
1

How Reliable Are AEG Fridges?

We checked over 11,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of AEG fridges. 10 of these reviews that mention reliability of which 86% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of AEG fridge owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

86% of reviewers think AEG fridges are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

appears to be solidly built
currys.co.uk
On 15th July 2016 it broke again all food destroyed again
johnlewis.com
It is extremely well made
ao.com

NOT RELIABLE

POOR QUALITY OR POOR WORKMANSHIP
johnlewis.com
Unfortunately can not rate most features due to not installing the cooker because of poor quality construction
ao.com

Features to Look Out For On AEG Fridges

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of AEG fridges that set them apart from the competition. These include Coolmatic and SoftClose Door.

AEG Coolmatic

AEG fridges that feature Coolmatic include the AEG SKB8181VDC ($768).

AEG SoftClose Door

AEG fridges that feature SoftClose Door include the AEG SKB8181VDC ($768).

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