The Indesit Company is a well-known Italian manufacturer of quality appliances. Owns the brands Indesit, Hotpoint-Ariston, Scholtès and is part of the international Whirlpool Group holding company. Refrigerators of this trademark are made in Russia – in 2000, the company bought the “Stinol” plant in Lipetsk. Expertology team offers you the rating of the best Indesit refrigerators according to our experts.
Rating of the best Indesit refrigerators
|The best refrigeratorsIndesit||1||Indesit DF 5200 S||22 990€|
|2||Indesit DF 5160 W||19 200€|
|3||Indesit DF 5201 X RM||26 550€|
|4||Indesit DFE 4200 W||21 190€|
|5||Indesit DF 5200 W||21 350€|
All models considered are dual chamber (freezer on the bottom), with No Frost defrost system, one compressor and possibility to re-hang the doors. All models have approximately odynamic cooling capacity:
- Freezing capacity – 2-2.5 kg per day;
- Independent cooling keeper – up to 13 hours.
Indesit DF 5200 S
The DF 5200 S has a widespread, unobtrusive look in silver metal and plastic. The style of design will suit any modern interior optimally. The dimensions of the fridge – 60x64x200 cm, refrigerating chamber capacity – 253 l, freezer capacity – 75 l. The unit weighs 68 kg.
The refrigerator is controlled electronically with an LCD display on the large door. In addition to the basic functions, supercooling and superfreezing are also available. The fresh zone in this model is not provided. The temperature is shown on the display. Smart Control system allows fine and flexible manual adjustment of modes and settings.
Indesit DF 5200 S energy consumption level is in the range of 378 kWh per year, which corresponds to the high energy efficiency class “A”. Climatic classes – from normal to subtropical.
The declared loudness is rather low – up to 40 dB, but among reviews of real buyers there is a noticeable share of complaints about the noise and background noises.
- reasonable price and acceptable quality.
- come across complaints about noise;
- no fresh zone.
Indesit DF 5160 W
Compact refrigerator Indesit DF 5160 W appeals to many customers due to its size – 60x69x167 cm. This is the best solution for cramped kitchens, because you can place a microwave oven or anything else on top of the refrigerator, thus freeing up useful space. Made of white plastic.
When designing this model, it was decided to implement the reduced dimensions of the refrigerator at the expense of the refrigerating chamber (volume – 181 l), while maintaining the maximum volume of the freezer (75 l). Users evaluate this circumstance positively.
The refrigerator consumes up to 342 kWh and ranks in Class A for energy efficiency. Climatic classes – from normal to subtropical. There is an express-freezing mode. Operates on isobutane (R600a) from a single compressor. Control is electronic; modes and temperature are shown on the LCD display.
Declared by the manufacturer noise level should not exceed 43 dB, and in general, the real figures do not exceed the nominal ones, but some users note the extraneous noises during the operation of the unit.
- affordable price.
- extraneous noises;
- Difficulties with hanging the doors, no manual.
Indesit DF 5201 X RM
Model DF 5201 X RM in many respects absorbed all the good from another solution in our rating – Indesit DF 5200 S, but also has some advantages of its own.
Dimensions of this model – 60x64x200 cm. Weight – 69 kg. Made of silver metal and plastic. The refrigerating chamber volume is 253 liters, the freezing chamber volume is 75 liters. Separate freshness zone in the fridge compartment. The cooling function is supplemented, besides the superfreezing mode, with the function of supercooling as well.
Temperatures in the chambers are shown on the LCD electronic control panel. One can regulate modes manually.
This model belongs to the higher energy efficiency class “A+” with an annual consumption of 324 kWh. Climate class from normal to tropical.
Nominal noise level of operation is 40 dB. It is comfortable enough, but some users report that in the work of the compressor is felt annoying hum. Such reviews are rare.
- attractive appearance;
- broad functionality.
- There are complaints about the constant hum.
Indesit DFE 4200 W
This is the most capacious refrigerator in the review, and this capacity is concentrated in the freezing chamber – 106 liters against 75 liters of all other models in the rating. This is the main advantage of the model in question.
Standard refrigerating chamber – 253 liters. Overall dimensions – 60x64x200 cm, weight – 67.6 kg. The casing is made of white plastic and metal.
This model has no display and electromechanical control. Opinions of users on this subject are divided. Missing display as a functional and even decorative element. Others note the advantage of electromechanical over electronic controls in terms of reliability and no-failure operation.
Energy class of Indesit DFE 4200 W – “A”, the annual power consumption – up to 378 kWh. There is a super-freezing mode, but additional modes and functions of the refrigerator compartment (supercooling, fresh zone) are not provided. There is also no audio signal of the open door.
Nominal noise level of the device is up to 43 dB. This is noticeable more than other models in the review, but users for the most part are prepared for this and conscious complaints about noise are quite rare.
- roomy freezer.
- no display;
- No open door indication.
Indesit DF 5200 W
The model that has received the most positive reviews from real users in open sources completes the rating – Indesit DF 5200 W. Housing of snow-white plastic and metal with contrasting black elements. Dimensions – 60x64x200 cm, weight – 67.6 kg.
The refrigerator and freezer volumes in this model are standard – 253 and 75 liters, respectively. Super-cooling and super-freezing modes. Annual energy consumption – up to 378 kWh (class “A”).
The modes are controlled through an electronic panel with a small LCD display that shows the temperature in the chambers. There is an acoustic indication of an open door. The refrigerator covers climate classes from normal to subtropical.
Operating noise is almost the only weak point of Indesit DF 5200 W. The rating stated by the manufacturer is 41 dB, but the number of users who note increased noise is quite noticeable.
- Combination of functionality, quality and price.
- Noise of compressor and No Frost system.