Hoover HMCH202EL review
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- Not frost-free
The Hoover HMCH202EL is a spacious, manual-defrost chest freezer which has a counter-balanced lid, so you won't have to hold it open while you're rummaging around in the freezer's depths. But will it keep food frozen at the right temperature, without bumping up your electricity bill? Read our expert review to find out how well this freezer did in our tests.
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- What is it?
- What's it great at?
- Is there anything I should watch out for?
- Is there anything else I should know?
- Should I buy it?
First reviewed by Which?
- Testing methodThis model was tested after we changed our freezer test programme in April 2018. For full details on how we've changed our testing, head to our guide on 'how we test freezers'.
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