Which? uncovers best and worst fridge freezer brandsWe give you the inside track on fridge freezers
21 October 2013
Shopping for a new fridge freezer? Then don't hit the shops without checking our latest online guide designed to give you confidence in choosing your next appliance.
We've scoured through our fridge freezer test results from the last three years to compile reviews of the top fridge freezer brands, including Beko, Bosch, Hotpoint and Samsung.
The overviews are based on years of extensive testing and sum up each major fridge freezer brand’s pros and cons, average test score and the number of current Best Buys and Don’t Buys. We also give our expert verdict on whether you should buy a fridge freezer from each of the different brands.
Read the full guide for yourself - best fridge freezer brands guide.
Buy the best fridge freezer brand
Each fridge freezer brand overview highlights how much you should expect to pay for a brand’s entry-level, mid-range and premium fridge freezer, as well as the typical features you’ll get for your money.
Which? refrigeration expert Jess O’Leary says: ‘When you’re buying a new fridge freezer you’re faced with a vast array of sizes, features and prices, and it can be hard to know which one to choose – even if you have a brand in mind at the start.
‘So we’ve compiled overviews of all the top brands to help you narrow down your choice. We’ve looked at how a brand’s fridge freezers have fared in our tough tests to deliver our verdict on where it excels, and where it falls short.’
For in-depth reviews of individual fridge freezer models and help choosing, check out our fridge freezer reviews.
How Which? tests fridge freezers
The best fridge freezers cool food fast to help keep it fresher for longer. They keep food safely chilled and frozen around the clock and won’t cost a fortune to run.
To find the best fridge freezers, we carry out 215 checks, measurements and tests on each model at our temperature-controlled test lab. We recommend only the most reliable and effective models as Which? Best Buys.