It is currently difficult to find a more indispensable household appliance than a refrigerator.. After all, you can do without a washing machine and even without a stove, but to replace the refrigerator, especially in hot summer, nothing can.
Housewives have many requirements for this appliance when choosing - it must be roomy, have an aesthetic appearance, do not consume a lot of electricity and meet sanitary standards - freeze properly, do not flow, and have no smell.
After all, the quality of the products stored in it and the health of all family members depend on all of this.
Modern refrigerators Vestel fully meet all these requirements and for many years are in great demand in the Russian market. They are characterized by stylish laconic design that fits easily into any interior, and a variety of models will allow you to choose the option that meets any set of requirements.
Vestel Group is a Turkish brand uniting 19 companies.. It has offices in many European countries, in Taiwan, Hong Kong, in Russia and the United States. As a country producing this household appliance, Turkey is usually indicated, but many components, including those for refrigerators, have been manufactured in our country since 2006. Such a production system reduces the cost of products, which makes it attractive to a large number of buyers.
Vestel gives a three-year warranty on its products. Service centers are located in many cities of Russia, which ensures timely warranty repair.
All production is automated, carried out on modern equipment with a high level of quality control, which is confirmed by international certificates. Also, the production and manufactured products comply with European environmental safety standards.
For most models, the following indicators are characteristic:
- climate class N (that is, the device is designed to work in a room where the temperature is between 16 ° C and 32 ° C);
- energy class A (from 0.17 to 0.19 kWh / kg);
- manual defrost freezer;
- dropping system defrosting the refrigeration compartment (this is an automatic defrosting method that does not require the device to be switched off from electric power);
- used refrigerant - R600a (isobutane).
Inside the refrigeration compartment of all models there is a thermostat for setting the required temperature value depending on the number and types of products stored in it.
You should not forget that the cyclical operation of the device, and, as a result, the power consumption depends on the correctly set temperature and correctly placed products.
The set usually comes with 2 or 3 shelves of plastic and one of tempered glass. Plastic shelf frames protect products, especially glass jars, from slipping. Thanks to special guides, they are easy to remove and rearrange to the desired level. There is also a stand for 10 eggs and a mold for freezing ice.
VDD 260 VW
The most compact of the modern models of this brand. The height of 144 cm small dimensions 54h60sm, make it convenient for installation in small rooms with low ceilings. However, it is quite roomy - the total internal volume is 235 liters, of which 187 liters is the volume of the refrigeration compartment. The freezer has one compartment, located on top, requires manual defrosting.
Of the merits, it should be noted that the long term temperature retention when disconnected from electricity is 930 minutes. Energy consumption is relatively low - 288 kW / year. This model is quite economical and suitable for a small family of 2-3 people.
VCB 274 VW
Like the previous version, this is a relatively compact refrigerator 152 cm high, but with a smaller internal volume - only 215 liters. The freezer compartment of this model is located at the bottom, and quite roomy - 56 l, equipped with three sliding plastic drawers. The noise level does not exceed 41 dB, 0.782 kW of electricity is consumed per day.
VCB 276 VW
A rather large internal volume of this refrigerator - 248 liters - is created at the expense of a height of 170 cm. At the same time, it has a spacious freezer with three drawers, with a total volume of 67 liters. Freezing capacity of the camera - 3.5 kg / 24h. Time to save the temperature without electricity - more than 10 hours.
The model is quite narrow - 54 cm wide and 61 cm deep, and equipped with rear wheels and adjustable legs, which makes it easy to install and move. In general, it is a versatile, convenient and quite economical option for a family of 3-4 people.
VCB 330 VW
Large model with dimensions of 170x60x60 cm and a total volume of 279 liters. 188 liters per refrigerator compartment and 91 liters per freezer. The freezing capacity of the camera is 6 kg / 24 h. The noise level can reach 44 dB, the power consumption per day is 0.9 kW.
This fridge is perfect for a large family and for those who like to make large quantities of fresh vegetables frost or buy meat and fish for the future.
To ensure proper operation of the freezer, it should be remembered that the products must first be placed in the top drawer, and only after a day to shift to the bottom.
VCB 365 FH
This model is similar in its characteristics. VCB 330 VW, but with a large refrigerator compartment size - 228 l. A distinctive feature is a stylish dark silver color. This fridge will look great. in the spacious kitchen with a strict, seasoned interior in the style of "loft", minimalism or "high-tech".
All shelves of the refrigeration compartment of this model are made of glass, not plastic.. It is also equipped with a kit for fixing the doors, that is, if necessary, the hinges can be transferred to the other side and the door can be opened on the left, rather than on the right, as in the factory setting.
The height of this model is 185 cm. When installing it in the kitchen, remember that the distance from the top panel to the ceiling should be at least 15 cm.
VCB 365 VW
This model in all its characteristics is a complete analogue of the model. VCB 365 FH, but made in a classic white design, which makes it more versatile.
VDD 345 VW
The most capacious option volume of 312 liters, of which 242 liters - the refrigeration compartment. Of all the models presented, it has the longest time for maintaining the temperature without electricity - 1140 minutes. The level of electricity consumption is 0.91 kW / day.
A large freezer - 70 l - is located on top, and is one compartment, not equipped with drawers. Freezing capacity is 3.5 kg / 24 h.
The door has four shelves, which is convenient for placing a large number of products that require a storage temperature higher than in the cold store itself (for example, cat food, sauces, baby food).
VNF 366 MWE
Unlike all the others, the freezer and freezer of this model are equipped with an automatic defrosting system "No frost". An electronic display is located on the upper chamber door to adjust the operation of the refrigerator and to control the temperature. The screen displays the temperature in each of the chambers, which is very convenient to ensure the proper storage conditions for the products.
The refrigerator operates with an average noise level of 46 dB and consumes 1.042 kW of electricity per day.
Refrigerators, as well as other household appliances firms Vestel, refer to the average price segment. The cheapest and smallest model VDD 260 VW can be purchased for 17,500 rubles. in the official online store of the company. The price for more dimensional models VCB 274 VW and VDD 345 VW makes 18 990 rubles. Models with large freezers VCB 276 VW and VCB 330 VW cost 19 990 rubles. and 21,590 rubles. respectively.
One of the most expensive models - VNF 366 MWE. It can be purchased for 28 500 rubles. The silver refrigerator VCB 365 FH costs 23,990 rubles, its white equivalent VCB 365 VW slightly cheaper - 22 690 rubles.
To ensure long and trouble-free operation of the refrigerator, you should follow some simple rules:
- set on a flat surface (in the case of an uneven floor, this can be corrected by adjusting the height of the legs);
- do not install in close proximity to heat sources (batteries, radiators, stoves and electric stoves), so that it is exposed to direct sunlight;
- do not put hot food inside;
- observe the rules of product placement and do not overload the camera with large volume (optimally, when the chambers are no more than 2/3 full);
- monitor the value of the set temperature;
- do not open the doors too often as this leads to a violation of the temperature;
- in case you disconnect the refrigerator from electricity for a long time, Keep the doors open to avoid unpleasant odors.
Tips for choosing
When choosing a refrigerator, you should consider a few points:
- The size of the kitchen. Do not think that only a small refrigerator is allowed for a small kitchen. The modern model range of Vestel refrigerators allows you to choose the best option for rooms of any size - from low with a small freezer to spacious two-chamber, high and narrow, which also do not take up much space.
- The number of people in the family. It is clear that the larger the family, the larger the fridge is required. If there is a small child in the house, then a large freezer for storing fresh-frozen vegetables or a special section for baby food is often needed (more often, these are just door shelves).
- Interior. This household appliance is an important element of the kitchen interior, and should not stand out from the general style. And if the classic white version fits almost everywhere, then when choosing black or bright color, you should think or consult with the designer. In addition, remember that bright colors only whet your appetite, while white calms you down.
Buyers leave controversial reviews about refrigerators of this brand. As the main advantages usually indicate a relatively low cost and long service life (up to seven years or more), as well as a warranty period of 3 years. Many people like the ease of handling and quiet operation that they fit perfectly even in small kitchens.
Complaints are especially often caused by the fact that in case of repair it is difficult to get the necessary parts. Often they have to be ordered from Turkey, which delays repair and makes it very expensive. Buyers complain about the slow work of service centers and poor service.
Also, minor breakdowns often occur - glass cracks or plastic breaks on the shelves, sometimes the seal on the doors sometimes leaves. Such cases are non-warranty and parts may not be replaced.
In general, users agree that the quality of Vestel refrigerators is quite consistent with their price, and they are quite an acceptable budget option.