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Should You Buy an AEG Fridge?

Updated 22 December 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 5 awards from hundreds of different review sites.

AEG are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular fridges. Their fridges start at $457 for the SKB48811AS which has a height of 873mm, a fridge net capacity of 142L and is a built-in fridge and go up to $1,290 for the SKE81436ZC which has a height of 1,398mm, a fridge net capacity of 153L and is a built-in fridge. The average price of a new AEG fridge is $689.

AEG are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range 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. 1 best fridge brand.

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

#1
AEG
Germany
95%
95%
267 reviews
#2
Avanti
83%
83%
29 reviews
#3
United States
76%
76%
2 reviews
#4
Germany
76%
76%
233 reviews
#5
Fridgemaster
75%
75%
1,649 reviews
#6
Igenix
75%
75%
78 reviews
#7
Italy
74%
74%
185 reviews
#8
Magic Chef
70%
70%
12 reviews
#9
Switzerland
67%
67%
115 reviews
#10
LEC
65%
65%
315 reviews
#11
Slovenia
65%
65%
42 reviews
#12
Turkey
65%
65%
1,508 reviews
#13
CDA
United Kingdom
64%
64%
11 reviews
#14
Galanz
63%
63%
0 reviews
#15
Germany
63%
63%
0 reviews
#16
Statesman
57%
57%
0 reviews
#17
Haier
China
55%
55%
0 reviews
#18
Monogram
51%
51%
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

There's a wide selection of AEG fridges available compared to other fridge brands, with 10 AEG fridges currently on the market in the US. At an average purchase price of $689, AEG fridges also tend to be more expensive than most other fridge brands.

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

AEG have better reviews than the typical fridge brand, with the average rating of a AEG fridge being 87%. AEG have a number of great features including Coolmatic and SoftClose Door which sets them apart from the competition.

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.

No. Of Fridges
Average Price
$505
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,149
Price Distribution of All Fridges
No. Of Fridges
Average Price
$689
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $3,249
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
186
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 Hotpoint
Which? logo
2
1
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
Total
2
1
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
Had to reverse door due to shaped curve on door hitting adjacent built in units
johnlewis.com
It is extremely well made
ao.com
Emergency purchase to replace a broken similarly-sized fridge (not AEG
Tesco.com

NOT RELIABLE

Unfortunately can not rate most features due to not installing the cooker because of poor quality construction
ao.com
POOR QUALITY OR POOR WORKMANSHIP
johnlewis.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 ($680).

AEG SoftClose Door

AEG fridges that feature SoftClose Door include the AEG SKB8181VDC ($680).

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